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A pickup truck drives past the Shell Oil refinery in Martinez. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Refineries May Face New Air Quality Rules

Bay Area oil refineries may have to cope with new air quality rules next year forcing them to cap their greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 20 percent as air officials have asked their staff to come up with new regulations.

10/16/2014

Colin Kaepernick was fined $10,000 for wearing pink 'Beats By Dre' headphones after a game. (CBS)

will.i.am Calls NFL Sponsor Rules ‘Weird’ After Kaepernick Fined $10K For Wearing Beats Headphones

Performer will.i.am was an early investor in Beats By Dre — the same headphones that got 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick in trouble with the NFL.

10/16/2014

The iPad mini is displayed. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Images Of New Apple iPads Leaked Onto iTunes Store Ahead Of Thursday’s Announcement

One day before Apple is expected to unveil their latest iPads, screenshots of the devices have already appeared early on iTunes.

10/15/2014

Google Nexus 6 smartphone, Nexus 9 tablet and Nexus Player (Google)

Google Announces New Smartphone, Tablet, Looks To Upstage Apple’s Latest Devices

Google is coming out with bigger, more expensive versions of its Nexus phone and tablet to attract more of the affluent consumers who faithfully buy each new generation of Apple’s iPhone and iPad. It’s also releasing a new streaming video and music device, Nexus Player, to compete with Apple TV and Roku, among others.

10/15/2014

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114-Year-Old Woman Forced To Lie About Her Age To Join Facebook

Facebook apparently doesn’t let users choose dates before 1905, which is a big problem for a Minnesota woman born in 1900.

10/15/2014

Netflix Headquarters

Netflix CEO Blames $1 Price Increase For Lag In Subscriber Growth

Netflix’s subscriber growth in the latest quarter lagged management’s forecast as the Internet video service’s recent price increases turned off potential new viewers.

10/15/2014

Ebola costumes listed for sale on eBay. (Google Shopping)

When It Comes To Eblola Halloween Costumes, Sadly You Have Options

With news of another U.S. Ebola infection, some people are pulling out their credit cards for the $1,000 body protection suits online. Others are trowing down about 40 bucks on a costume that likely won’t score any points for creativity.

10/15/2014

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during early trading on October 14, 2014 in New York City. In morning trading the Dow was up over 50 points following a drop yesterday of over 200 points as investors grow concerned about the global economy falling back into recession.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dow Plunges More Than 450 Points; Nasdaq Losses Reach ‘Correction’ Level

U.S. stocks tumbled across indexes Wednesday as fears of a global economic slowdown intensified, with the Dow Jones industrial average in its fourth day of consecutive losses – plunging more than 400 points.

10/15/2014

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Whole Foods To Rate Produce Based On How ‘Responsibly Grown’ It Is

Whole Foods plans to start rolling out a system that ranks fruits and vegetables as “good,” “better” or “best” based on the supplier’s farming practices.

10/15/2014

HBO's "Silicon Valley" promotional poster says "Where everyone wants to be an icon," but at a Bay Area visit, Jesse Jackson says the real Silicon Valley needs to remember that Blacks also want to be an icon, and increase outreach.
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HBO Announces Plans To Rival Netflix With Stand-Alone Streaming Service

At an investor meeting at parent Time Warner Inc. on Wednesday CEO Richard Plepler said the move will target the 80 million homes in the U.S. that do not have HBO but may want access to its content.

10/15/2014

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