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Alternative Media Company Closing Down The San Francisco Bay Guardian Newspaper

The San Francisco Media Company announced its decision Tuesday to cease publishing the San Francisco Bay Guardian, citing economic hardships.

10/14/2014

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., and his wife Priscilla Chan attend the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 10, 2014 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Many of the world's wealthiest and most powerful businessmen from media, finance, and technology attend the annual week-long conference which is in its 32nd year. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Zuckerberg, Wife Announce $25 Million Donation To Fight Ebola On Facebook

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg says he and his wife Priscilla are donating $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation to fight the spread of the Ebola virus.

10/14/2014

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Snapsaved App Takes Responsibility For Snapchat Hack Of Thousands Of Private Photos

An app designed to save the photos taken with the Snapchat social media app is taking responsibility for the hack that led to thousands of private photos to be leasked to a website.

10/13/2014

Artist's rendering of the Harmony at One neighborhood in Pacifica. The homes start at $4.3 million. (CBS)

$4 Million Homes Being Built In Pacifica Has Some Residents Concerned About Changing Character

It’s not unusual to hear about new million dollar homes being built in the Bay Area. But the building of 10 homes with a starting price above $4 million is causing a stir among residents worried it could change the community’s character.

10/13/2014

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Dreamforce Tech Conference Descends Upon SoMa; Attendees Asked To Participate In Food Drive

Salesforce is throwing its annual Dreamforce software conference in San Francisco with the CEO, Marc Benioff, touting a food-drive effort that asks attendees bring canned goods with a goal of providing up to one million meals.

10/13/2014

The Anura pocket-sized drone. (AeriCam)

San Francisco Drone Maker Unveils Smartphone-Controlled Drone That Folds Up Into Pocket Size

A San Francisco-based drone maker is set to unveil a device it calls a drone for the masses that can shoot video and fold up into the size and shape of a cellphone.

10/13/2014

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Twitter Takes On Apple, Facebook By Allowing Users In France To Transfer Money With Tweets

Twitter is partnering with France’s second-largest bank this week to allow its customers to transfer money with tweets.

10/13/2014

The logo of mobile app 'Snapchat' is displayed on a tablet on January 2, 2014 in Paris. Hackers broke into Snapchat, the hugely popular mobile app, accessing the phone numbers and usernames of 4.6 million users and publishing them online, tech news website TechCrunch has announced. AFP PHOTO / LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Hackers Release 13 Gigabytes Of ‘Deleted’ Snapchat Photos

Many Snapchat users are nervously waiting for the other shoe to drop as hackers released hundreds of thousands of photos on Sunday that they thought were deleted, some of which are of nude minors.

10/13/2014

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Sierra Foothills Casino Closed After Armed Tribal Standoff Sends Gamblers Fleeing Tables

A federal judge has closed a Central California casino after an armed standoff between tribal factions caused many gamblers to flee with chips left on the tables.

10/11/2014

A Facebook employee demonstrates the new Instagram video option during a press event at Facebook headquarters on June 20, 2013 in Menlo Park. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Report Finds Companies Scouring Instagram Selfies For Market Research

Your followers aren’t the only ones paying attention to the selfies you post on Instagram. New marketing sites are scouring those photos for big-time advertisers.

10/10/2014

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