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Apple's iPhone 5C model (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Former Foes Apple, IBM Join Forces To Sell iPhones

Apple is teaming up with former nemesis IBM in an attempt to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers and government agencies.

07/16/2014

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EPA Awards $200K In Grants To Bay Area Companies Developing Green Tech

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that two Bay Area companies have each been awarded $100,000 contracts for the development of innovative green technologies as part of the agency’s Small Business Innovative Research program.

07/16/2014

A Comcast call center in Sacramento. (CBS)

Comcast ‘Embarrassed’ By Employee’s Behavior During Service Cancellation Call With San Francisco Customer

Cable and Internet giant Comcast is apologizing after a tech-savvy San Francsico customer posted eight minutes of telephone conversation online in which he tried repeatedly to get a customer service representative to disconnect his service.

07/15/2014

This map shows the planned layout of California after a proposed split into six states. (Six Californias)

Californians Likely To Cast Votes On Splitting Into 6 States

Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper will submit signatures on Tuesday to put a measure that would split California in six separate states.

07/15/2014

Jose Marquez with Arthur & Orum Well Drilling checks muddy water as it is discharged from a well drilling rig on April 29, 2014 near Mendota, California. As the California drought continues, Central California farmers are hiring well drillers to seek water underground for their crops after the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation stopped providing Central Valley farmers with any water from the federally run system of reservoirs and canals fed by mountain runoff. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Drought Drying Up Farmers’ Wells; Study Predicts California Economy To Lose Billions, Thousands Of Jobs Lost

Farmers in pockets of California hardest hit by the drought could begin to see their wells run dry a year from now if rain and snow remain scarce in the agriculturally rich state, according to a study released Tuesday.

07/15/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 18: White House Press Secretary Jay Carney speaks during his last White House news briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House June 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. Jay Carney was stepping down from his position as the White House Press Secretary. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Apple, Uber Rumored To Be Interested In Hiring Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney

A former White House Press Secretary may be in line for public relations positions at a few of the Bay Area’s big tech companies.

07/15/2014

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Silicon Valley, Peninsula Apartment Rental Prices Skyrocketing Due To Job Growth

Skyrocketing rental prices in the Bay Area, especially Silicon Valley, are showing no sign of easing up, according to a new survey.

07/15/2014

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar restaurant chain in Times Square (Photo by Ben Hider/Getty Images)

Applebee’s Applies To Trademark ‘No Tech Tuesday;’ Will They Curb Diners’ Electronics Use?

Could a nationwide restaurant chain be getting ready to take a stand on using electronic devices in public? Applebee’s has applied to trademark the phrase “No Tech Tuesday”.

07/15/2014

Ford Motor Company CEO Alan Mulally (left) and Ford Chairman Bill Ford (right)

Google Appoints Former Ford CEO Mulally To Board

Google says it has appointed Alan Mulally, the former CEO of Ford Motor Co., to its board.

07/15/2014

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Apple Teaming Up With IBM To Sell More iPhones, iPads To Corporate, Government Customers

Apple is teaming up with former nemesis IBM in an attempt to sell more iPhones and iPads to corporate customers and government agencies.

07/15/2014

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