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Harvard Student Loses Facebook Internship After His App Exploits Privacy Flaws

A Harvard University student says he lost his internship at Facebook after he launched a browser application that showed privacy flaws on the social media giant’s mobile messenger.

08/13/2015

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Weekend Magazine: Ram Dass & Leary, Sleepwalker’s Guide, And Mex I Am

You can listen to the broadcast of Weekend Magazine with KCBS Public Affairs Director Liz Saint John every Sunday morning from 3:00am-4:00am and again from 5:00am-6:00am on KCBS All News 740 AM and 106.9 FM. […]

07/08/2015

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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

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Harvard Study: Reusable Grocery Bags May Make You More Likely To Buy Organic, Indulge In Junk Food

They’re good for the environment, but could your reusable shopping bag lead to weight gain? New research from Harvard may link links reusable bags to junk food.

05/26/2015

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Bay Area Cities Rank Among Unhappiest Major Cities

According to data collected we’re a very miserable people here in the Bay Area, Live 105 reports…

08/05/2014

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San Jose School Overcomes Odds, Low-Income Neighborhood To Send Graduates To 4-Year Colleges

A high school in San Jose which serves one of the lowest-income neighborhoods in the city is sending a record number of seniors to college; on Wednesday, the principal recognized them with T-shirts of the schools they are attending.

05/28/2014

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Five Things: NCAA Tournament Bids And Wichita’s Perfection

In the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.

03/10/2014

Star Wars Fans Train As Jedis In Lightsaber Class In San Francisco

Star Wars Breakthrough: Physicists Close To Creating Real-Life Lightsabers

The moment “Star Wars” fans have been waiting for might finally be here: Lightsabers are no longer just a figment of George Lucas’ imagination. They could soon be more than a plastic Hollywood prop or a Halloween accessory.

09/30/2013

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Harvard, MIT Scientists Create Real Star Wars-Type Lightsaber

Researchers at Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology say they have built an actual lightsaber, like the ones used in the Star Wars saga…

09/26/2013

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Five Things: FGCU First 15 Seed In Sweet 16 And Pac 12 Exceeds Its Seeds

To measure the unpredictability of this year’s NCAA Tournament, consider two items that didn’t make this column: Gonzaga, a 32-win team on a 15-game win streak, didn’t survive the first weekend, and Harvard, a 14 seed, won its first ever Tournament game.

03/25/2013

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