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Father & Son Suing Ferrari, Facebook Over Control Of Popular Fan Pages

A father and son from Sweden are suing Menlo Park-based Facebook and Italian sportscar company Ferrari in a California court over claims the social network handed over control of a fan page to the automaker.

10/27/2014

Apple Unveils iPhone 6

Apple CEO Tim Cook Challenges Home State Of Alabama On LGBT Rights

Alabama was too slow to guarantee the rights of minorities during the civil rights era, and now it’s too slow to ensure the rights of people based on sexual orientation and gender identity, Apple CEO Tim Cook said Monday in challenging his home state to do better.

10/27/2014

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Twitter Finalizes SF Location For Learning Center To Provide Skills To Homeless, Low-Income Residents

Twitter has decided on a site for a learning center where company employees will volunteer to teach homeless residents computer and tech skills, according to a published report.

10/27/2014

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Some Bay Area Restaurants To Begin Adding Flat 20 Percent Surcharge Instead Of Tips

A handful of Bay Area restaurants will begin adding a service charge to the price of meals in lieu of tips, according to a published report.

10/24/2014

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Silicon Valley Startup Unveils Gun-Tracking Technology For Cops

A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer’s weapon has been fired.

10/24/2014

Waste Management garbage and recycling bins in Oakland. (CBS)

Recycling Crews Strike In San Leandro, Oakland

Recycling workers at the Waste Management walked off the job in the East Bay Friday.

10/24/2014

KPIX 5 reporter Joe Vazquez compares his swing to Giants slugger Hunter Pence with the Zepp Baseball app. (CBS)

App From Los Gatos Company Plays Role In Improving Giants Slugger Hunter Pence’s Swing

The San Francisco Giants are bringing their best efforts in their third World Series in five seasons. One player has been working on stepping it up even more, with the help of an app developed by a Los Gatos company.

10/24/2014

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Bay Area Security Firm Hires ‘White Hat Hackers’ To Find Vulnerabilities In Digital Systems

Cyber-crime is big business in the digital age, so a Bay Area security firm has hired a sophisticated group of hackers to break into computer systems.

10/23/2014

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Lucasfilm Is Suing New York Brewing Company

An NYC brewer named their beer “Empire’s Strikes Bock” & the SF-based film company is not happy…

10/23/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), an Electron Micrograph of the Ebola Virus is seen. (CDC via Getty Images)

South San Francisco Firm Developing Ebola Vaccine In Tablet Form

A South San Francisco company is developing an Ebola vaccine that can be administered by tablet rather than injection.

10/23/2014

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