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Napster All Over Again: Periscope Users Could Face $150,000 Penalties, Jail Time For Live-Streaming Copyrighted Events

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The Mayweather-Pacquiao fight may have been a “win” for Twitter-owned Periscope, but for users who share a copyrighted live event, it could be a major loss — of up o $150,000 in penalties per incident.

6 hours ago

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Internet Security Stocks Diving After Qualys Misses Revenue Target

Weaker than expected earnings from Qualys are impacting the entire online security sector.

9 hours ago

Homes on Pine Avenue in Sunnyvale in the shadow of two six-story office towers. (CBS)

Sunnyvale Neighborhood Upset After 6-Story Buildings Go Up Next Door

The new six-story twin towers completed last summer are by far the biggest buildings in the area, literally overshadowing a neighborhood of small one-story homes near Mathilda Avenue.

22 hours ago

Former business executive Carly Fiorina speaks to guests gathered at the Point of Grace Church for the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition 2015 Spring Kickoff on April 25, 2015 in Waukee, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Fiorina Announces Run For Presidency

Former technology executive Carly Fiorina formally entered the 2016 presidential race on Monday, launching a Republican White House bid in a morning announcement that highlighted her role as a leading critic of Democratic contender Hillary Rodham Clinton.

23 hours ago

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McDonald’s CEO Lays Out Plan To Restructure, Strip Away Bureaucracy

McDonald’s wants to simplify, simplify, simplify — but also add a bunch of choices for customers to avoid growing stale.

05/04/2015

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Silicon Valley CEO David Goldberg Died Of Head Trauma During Exercise Accident In Mexico; Hotel Says He Wasn’t Guest

SurveyMonkey CEO David Goldberg died of severe head trauma in an exercise accident at a hotel in the Mexican resort town of Punta Mita, a Mexican state official said Monday, but the hotel says he wasn’t a registered guest.

05/04/2015

Elon Musk expected to unveil a battery Thursday. (@ElonMusk/Twitter)

Tesla Stock Getting Juiced Over Home Batteries

Tesla’s home batteries could offset hurdles in its car business

05/04/2015

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Twitter CEO Names Periscope ‘Winner’ In Mayweather-Pacquiao Match After Boxing Fans Use App To Watch Fight For Free

The boxing fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao could spark a more intense battle over online piracy.

05/04/2015

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To Boost Diversity, Google Embeds Engineers As Professors In Black Colleges

In ongoing efforts to diversify Silicon Valley’s tech sector, Google is embedding engineers at a handful of historically black colleges and universities where they teach, mentor and advise on curriculum.

05/03/2015

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Silicon Valley Executive Dave Goldberg, Husband Of Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, Dies

David Goldberg, a popular Silicon Valley executive and husband of Facebook second-in-command Sheryl Sandberg, has died suddenly at age 47.

05/02/2015