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The Fairmont Hotel | San Francisco (Getty Images)

San Francisco Leads Pack With World’s Most Expensive Hotels

If you don’t have friends with sofa beds in San Francisco, start making them now.

06/30/2015

CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 9: Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors gets ready in the locker room before a game against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Three of the 2015 NBA Finals on June 9, 2015 at The Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, OH. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)

iPhone’s Siri Answers Question About Division Of Zero By Zero With Absurdist Retort

It turns out that iPhone personal assistant Siri is literally and metaphorically heartless.

06/30/2015

An Uber car.

2 Uber Executives Arrested, Ordered To Stand Trial In France

Two Uber France managers have been ordered to stand trial on behalf of the San Francisco-based company on charges including “deceptive commercial practices” and complicity in illegal activities linked to its low-cost ride-hailing service.

06/30/2015

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)

Markets Brace For 61-Second Minute To Make Up For Earth’s Slowing Rotation

The average minute will briefly gain an extra second Tuesday, to make up for the earth’s slowing rotation, and stock exchanges around the globe are bracing for it.

06/29/2015

Railroad crossing (Getty Images)

Google First Mapping Company To Add Railroad Crossing Alerts

The federal agency that oversees railroads has asked digital mapping companies to alert drivers as they approach track crossings in the hope that visual and audio cues will lead to greater awareness of potential dangers.

06/29/2015

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Want A High-Paying STEM Job? Start Here

Jill Schlesinger has tips for snagging a high demand STEM job.

06/29/2015

Sea surface temperature anomaly off the coast of Washington and Oregon for April 2014, compared to 1981-2010. (NOAA)

Private Computers Needed To Determine If Mysterious ‘Blob’ Of Warm Water In Pacific Is Causing CA Drought

The Blob is a mass of warm water lurking in the Pacific, and scientists need volunteers to help them determine if it’s causing California’s historic drought.

06/29/2015

Sign at the entrance of Google offices in Brussels.  (Photo credit should read GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images)

Columbia Law Professor Argues That Google Is ‘Degrading’ Search Results To Bolster Its Own Properties

The study concluded that Google is “reducing social welfare, leaving consumers with lower quality results and worse matches.”

06/29/2015

Arnold Schwarzenneger responds to an anti-gay marriage Facebook fan. (Resistência Nerd/Facebook)

Arnold Schwarzenegger Says ‘Hasta La Vista’ To Gay Marriage Hater On Facebook

Arnold Schwarzenegger channeled the Terminator for a snappy reply to an anti-gay marriage Facebook fan after he turned his profile photo rainbow for pride celebrations.

06/29/2015

A group of Apple employees march in the San Francisco Gay Pride Parade, June 28, 2015 in San Francisco, California. The 2015 pride parade comes two days after the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision to legalize gay marriage in all 50 states. (Photo by Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Techies Strut Their High Tech #Pride At #SFPride Parade

Tech companies strutted their pride Sunday as Apple, Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Uber and hundreds other high-tech employees came out in full force for the 45th Annual Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco.

06/28/2015