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Facebook Beats Profit, Revenue Forecasts For 7th Straight Quarter, 1.39 Billion Monthly Users

For the seventh quarter in a row Facebook beat profit and revenue forecasts, continuing to win more mobile advertising revenue as most users shift to using the site on smartphones and other portable devices.

01/28/2015

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Google’s 1 Gigabit Per Second Fiber Internet Expands To 4 More Cities, Not Yet In Bay Area

Google is reportedly planning to expand its ultra high-speed fiber optic internet service to four more cities, but no Bay Area or California cities have yet been announced.

01/27/2015

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Hackers Reportedly Take Down Facebook, Instagram Sites Across The World

Users across the world experienced problems logging onto Facebook and Instagram via desktop and mobile apps for about 40 minutes Monday night.

01/26/2015

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Mars Mission Could Be Funded By $1B Google, Fidelity Investment In SpaceX

SpaceX has raised $1 billion from Google and Fidelity in a deal that values the spaceship manufacturer at about $10 billion.

01/20/2015

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Morgan Stanley Employee Leaks Client Data On Internet

Morgan Stanley says an employee in its wealth management business stole data from about 900 clients and posted it on the Internet.

01/05/2015

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BART Drops Wi-Fi Provider For Oakland, San Francisco

BART officials announced today that the agency has terminated its agreement with a company to provide free wireless Internet service in downtown San Francisco and Oakland.

12/29/2014

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Alert Cop Rescues 16-Year-Old From Prostitution, Uncovers Sex Business After Routine Traffic Stop In Marin

It’s the usual story of Internet-fueled exploitation, a greedy adult, a naive teen and a cheap hotel. It all ended Monday when police found a girl holed up in a Terra Linda hotel, turning tricks for Johns via the Internet website, Back Page.

12/24/2014

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San Francisco Internet Expert Says U.S. Not Likely Responsible For North Korea’s Internet Shutdown

North Korea’s internet access is “toast” Monday, and there is speculation that it may be the result of U.S. action in response to the so-called Sony hack.

12/22/2014

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Bay Area Police Worry About Possible Bullying, Threats Via Yik Yak App

A new social media has become a phenomenon among kids and teens, thanks to its ability for users to remain anonymous. But law enforcement and parents worry the anonymity of the Yik Yak app is leading to cyberbullying and threats of violence.

11/21/2014

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SFMTA Make It Easier To Contest a Citation While Going Green

Fighting a ticket can be less stressful by going on to the SFMTA’s new online portal…

11/21/2014

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