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Nick Woodman (C), founder and CEO of GoPro celebrates during the company's initial public offering (IPO) at the Nasdaq Stock Exchange on June 26, 2014 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

GoPro CEO Nick Woodman Declared Highest Paid Executive In U.S.

Nick Woodman, founder and CEO of San Mateo-based camera maker GoPro, has been declared the highest paid executive in the Bloomberg Pay Index after receiving 4.5 million shares valued at $284.5 million.

04/16/2015

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Experience A Surreal Spacewalk With GoPro-Armed NASA Astronauts

Tweets, photos and time-lapse videos taken by astronauts at the International Space Station give earthlings an instantaneous glimpse of life beyond our atmosphere.

04/13/2015

Jan Koum, the 38-year-old founder of the messaging company WhatsApp, donated $556 million to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation putting him at No. 4 on the list. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Bay Area Tech Leaders Under 40 Among 2014’s Top Philanthropic Givers

Out of the top 10 most generous American philanthropists in 2014, four hail from Bay Area tech companies, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s annual Philanthropy 50 list.

02/10/2015

A fishing rod with a GoPro camera attached prepares to fish during the traditional opening of the river Tay Salmon Season on January 15, 2015 in Kenmore Scotland.  (Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

11 Of GoPro’s Best Animal Videos Ever

Many of the most popular videos on the GoPro YouTube channel don’t feature people at all. Here are the some of the most amazing images of animal life captured on camera.

02/10/2015

Nick Woodman (C), founder and CEO of GoPro celebrates during the company's initial public offering (IPO) at the Nasdaq Stock Exchange on June 26, 2014 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

San Mateo-Based GoPro Inks Deal With NHL To Bring Cameras Onto The Ice

GoPro has signed a deal with the NHL to bring its wearable cameras closer to the action on the ice and let viewers see games from the perspective of players and referees.

01/24/2015

A skier carrying a GoPro camera on his helmet is seen on Nov. 24, 2013 at Val Thorens, in the French Alps. (Philippe Desmazes/Getty Images)

Apple Gets Patent For Rugged Camera, GoPro Stock Drops 12 Percent

Apple has patented a new design for a digital video camera that could potentially compete with the rugged portable cameras made by GoPro, a move that sent GoPro’s stock tumbling.

01/13/2015

A drone prototype equiped with a GoPro camera. (Jean Pierre Clatot/AFP/Getty Images)

San Mateo-Based GoPro Reportedly Developing Its Own Line Of Consumer Drones

The drones are expected to hit the market late next year.

11/27/2014

Stunt Ride on I-680

CHP Finds Marijuana Plants, Rifle In Home Of Wheelie-Popping Brentwood Motorcyclist

A Brentwood man who was arrested on Wednesday in a stunt motorcycle riding event on a state freeway was arrested on separate charges on Thursday after officers found 90 marijuana plants and rifle in his home.

10/31/2014

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VIDEO: Stand-Up Paddle Boarder Rides Alongside Humpback Whales In Monterey Bay

A stand-up paddle board instructor captured a breath-taking encounter with humpback whales in the Monterey Bay last week.

09/24/2014

GoPro Unicycling In Moab (Credit GoPro via Youtube)

Off-Road Unicycling In Moab, Utah Latest GoPro Viral Content

As if user-generated content wasn’t enough, Bay Area uber-portable camera-maker GoPro’s (GPRO) viral marketing team is churning out awe-inspiring content that can reach more eyeballs than any paid media. This article itself is proof that it’s working. Who can resist off-road unicycling off boulders in Moab, Utah’s red rock canyons?

09/10/2014

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