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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.

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New Laws May Grant Family Access To Deceased Person’s Digital Information

One Virginia man tried to access his son’s Facebook account for answers after his son committed suicide, but he was locked out of Facebook, which cited privacy laws. Now he’s fighting to change that nationwide.

08/06/2014

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Larry Magid: Google Acquires Mood-Based Streaming Music Service, Songza

Google is acquiring a mood-based digital streaming music service called Songza, the company announced Tuesday.

07/01/2014

A sign stands outside of a McDonald's restaurant February 9, 2009 in San Francisco, California. Fast food chain restaurant McDonald's reported a 7.1 percent increase in same store sales for January as people look towards cheaper food alternatives in the weakening economy. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

McDonald’s Opens Up Mid-Market San Francisco Office To Lure Tech-Savvy Talent

McDonald’s is opening up a new location along San Francisco’s Market Street, but not to take your order. Instead, the fast food chain will use the space to recruit the best talent to boost its digital presence.

06/17/2014

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FCC To Investigate Comcast And Verizon’s Netflix Streaming Delivery

The FCC announced Friday it will investigate the routes that Netflix and other popular data or streaming services are transmitted through by Comcast and Verizon after accusations that the provider is slowing down traffic.

06/13/2014

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Albany Residents Seeing Red Over Proposed Digital Billboard That Could Block Views

Some East Bay residents are seeing red over digital billboards that they don’t want in their neighborhood.

06/02/2014

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Alta Editions’ Five Best E-Cookbooks For Your Kitchen

Alta Editions has pulled together a gourmet list of e-cookbooks from some of the top chefs and food photographers on the internet.

05/06/2014

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Bitcoin ATM Arrives In Mountain View

A Bitcoin ATM is set to be unveiled at a conference in Silicon Valley Thursday, the first of its kind in California for the digital currency.

03/20/2014

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Hip Hop Trio ‘De La Soul’ Gives Away Music For Free

Iconic rappers, De La Soul celebrates 25yrs by allowing downloads of their music…

02/14/2014

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Tech Report: Take The Photo, Then Focus

Blurry photos could soon be a thing of the past thanks to new technology from Lytro, a Silicon Valley startup that will let photographers adjust the focus after the photo has already been taken.

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