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Netflix Stock Soars After Reeling In 4.3 Million More Subscribers Opting Out Of Traditional Pay-TV

Netflix is hoping to hook millions more Internet video subscribers with the lure of original programming as it accelerates its international expansion in an effort to build the leading network for the digital-streaming age.

01/20/2015

Firefighters carry an injured man on a stretcher in front of the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris on January 7, 2015, after armed gunmen stormed the offices. (Philippe Dupeyrat/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Says Book Club Pick Seems Timely In Light Of Paris Jihadist Killings

The Facebook CEO announced Saturday he would take on Steven Pinker’s “The Better Angels of Our Nature,” a book that contends violence has decreased in modern times and the world has become more humane.

01/18/2015

A robot moves products on the floor of an Amazon warehouse in Tracy, California. (CBS)

Amazon Deploys Robots To Boost Holiday Distribution At Tracy Facility

Today marks “Cyber Monday” which traditionally is Amazon. com’s biggest day of online shopping and this year the company has implemented robots to make distributions run more efficiently.

12/01/2014

An employee seals a box at an Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center.  ( David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Amazon Offers Easy Way To Donate While Finding The Best Cyber Monday Deal

Many may spend Monday scouring Amazon for the best gift deals for the holiday season, but the website also offers an easy way to help others during the giving season, and all year round.

12/01/2014

A sign outside Google headquarters in Mountain View. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Just How Much Do Bay Area Coding Internships Pay?

Across the board, employees are taking in high salaries, but one group in particular within tech is making almost unbelievable amounts of money—coding interns.

11/25/2014

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Smart Shopping Or Lazy Parenting? Tech Gives Rise In Middleman Economy

Shopping can be a hassle, but there’s a new service intended to make it a less painful experience.

11/14/2014

Viewers Turning To YouTube As News Source

Cable Stocks Fall After Obama Backs Net Neutrality, Calls On FCC To Ban Internet ‘Fast Lanes’

Cable company stocks fell sharply Monday after President Obama called for the Federal Communications Commission to reclassify Internet access as a utility.

11/10/2014

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Whole Foods Pushes Consumption, Conservation Of Paiche, The 5 Million-Year-Old Fish You’ve Never Heard Of

There’s a very ancient fish you’ve probably never heard of, and it’s swimming into a Bay Area store or restaurant near you.

10/16/2014

Amber Tamblyn as Jenny and Aly Michalka as Brooke in "Two and Half Men" (credit: Michael Yarish/Warner Bros. Entertainment/CBS)

LGBT Depictions Increase On Television

With the edge going to cable & Internet, TV has increased its depiction of LGBT characters…

10/01/2014

U.S. Postal Service mail truck. ( Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

U.S. Postal Service Looking To Expand Delivery Services After Test Program With Amazon

The U.S. Postal Service is looking to build upon a pilot delivery program launched with Amazon.com in San Francisco and expand it to other major cities.

09/25/2014

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