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Theo & Beau Napping (credit: Bay City News/mommasgonecity.com)

Photos Of Santa Cruz Boy & Puppy Napping Together Go Viral

A puppy adopted from the Santa Cruz SPCA this month has become an internet sensation due to a series of photos showing his daily nap…

11/18/2013

Google's search engine. (AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Governments Mining Google For More Personal Data

Google is rebuffing governments more frequently as authorities in the U.S. and other countries get more aggressive about mining the Internet for information about people’s online activities.

11/14/2013

KPIX 5's Christin Ayers is shown a sweepstakes game at an internet cafe. A customer buys internet time to use and in exchange they are rewarded with a chance to win cash. (CBS)

Bay Area Sweepstakes Cafes Fight Closures With Lawsuits

They have been popping up in strip malls all over the Bay Area: Internet cafes that look a lot like mini casinos. While local authorities are trying to shut them down, a gray area of the law is proving hard to tackle.

11/14/2013

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ConsumerWatch: Recycled Email Accounts Posing Privacy Problem

Yahoo is giving away email addresses that have gone unused for at least 12 months. This poses security problems when sensitive information intended for the original user is sent to the addresses.

11/13/2013

An airplane lands at nightfall. (CBS)

Larry Magid: Gogo Expanding In-Flight Cell Phone Services

Gogo, an in-flight internet is a company that provides Wi-Fi service to airlines, is enhancing its services to soon allow people to text and even talk on their smartphones in the air.

11/08/2013

Twitter users, including actor Patrick Stewart (R), rings the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) while also celebrating Twitter's IPO on November 7, 2013 in New York City. Twitter went public November 7, on the NYSE selling at a market price of $45.10, with the initial price being set at $26 on November 6. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Twitter Stock Slides On 2nd Trading Day

Twitter’s stock slid more than 7 percent on its second trading day Friday, after the popular short messaging service saw a huge first-day pop in what turned out to be a smooth public debut.

11/08/2013

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Twitter Sets IPO Price At $26 Per Share

Twitter has set a price of $26 for its initial public offering of stock, which means the company’s shares can begin trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange.

11/06/2013

File photo of the screen of a blackberry phone featuring a page with the adress of the micro-blogging site Twitter website. (Photo by FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Twitter Is Powerful, But Where Are The Profits?

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11/05/2013

Sources told KPIX 5 that that Google is building a floating marketing center for Google Glass off Treasure Island. (CBS)

Google’s Secrecy Surrounding Barge May Backfire

Google is erecting a four-story structure in the heart of the San Francisco Bay but is managing to conceal its purpose by constructing it on docked barges instead of on land, where city building permits and public plans are mandatory.

11/05/2013

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Challenges Abound For Twitter Heading Into IPO

As Twitter prepares to complete its initial public offering of stock this week, the San Francisco company’s history of losses totaling nearly $500 million is raising questions about its ability to turn a cultural phenomenon into a sustainable business.

11/04/2013

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