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Facebook Buys Virtual Reality Firm Oculus For $2 Billion

Facebook has agreed to buy Oculus for $2 billion, betting that its virtual reality technology may be a new way for people to communicate, learn or be entertained.

03/25/2014

This photo taken on January 23, 2011 shows wild ducks flying around a bird sanctuary in the town of Candaba, Pampanga province, north of Manila. The number of birds flying south to important wintering grounds in the Philippines has fallen sharply this year, with experts saying the dramatic demise of wetlands and hunting are to blame. AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)

Bird-Safe Building Becoming A Priority For Bay Area Businesses

A look at planned building projects in San Francisco indicates glass filled structures are a big part of the city’s future. So what is being done to protect the birds from the city to the South Bay?

03/25/2014

Twitter Changes Business Of Celebrity Endorsements

Larry Magid: Apps That Enable Anonymous Comments Online

People are used to commenting online through social networks, but as their contact list grows they may want to be more careful. Larry talks about apps that allow anonymity.

03/24/2014

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DJ Tiësto Bounces Back After Accident In San Jose

The international DJ is in full recovery mode after an accident forced him to bow out…

03/22/2014

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7 Oakland Gang Members Indicted For Crime Spree, Bragging On Facebook

A federal grand jury has indicted members of a Bay Area street gang on charges that they participated in a string of armed robberies and then bragged about the crimes on social media.

03/20/2014

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Richmond Police ‘Outing’ Johns On Social Media To Fight Prostitution

Richmond’s police department are now turning to social media to discourage those who pay for sex by outing Johns with picture postings on sites like Facebook and Twitter.

03/19/2014

Barack Obama speaks as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg looks on during a town hall meeting April 20, 2011 at Facebook headquarters. (Mandel NganAFP/Getty Images)

Zuckerberg Voices Frustrations With NSA To Obama After Reports Of Facebook-Based Spying

The post comes a day after the news site Intercept reported that the National Security Agency has impersonated a Facebook server to infect surveillance targets’ computers and get files from a hard drive. The NSA says the report is “inaccurate.”

03/13/2014

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Facebook Headquarters In Menlo Park Evacuated After False Threat

The Facebook campus in Menlo Park was evacuated Tuesday night after police received reports of a possible threat to the campus.

03/12/2014

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Silicon Valley Boom Eludes Many, Drives Income Gap

The widening income gap between the wealthy and those left behind is sparking debate, anger and sporadic protests.

03/06/2014

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Randi Zuckerberg Books Face Time On Broadway

The sister of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, is turning to an old medium – the stage…

03/05/2014

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