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A sign is posted at the Intel company headquarters on July 20, 2011 in Santa Clara, California. Intel will report their quarterly earnings today after the market closes. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Intel Makes $16.7 Billion Bet On Mobile With Acquisition Of San Jose’s Altera

San Jose-based Altera specializes in programmable chips for all sorts of things like cars, industrial uses and communications applications, and its been making solid inroads into data centers, an area of strength for Intel as the world’s biggest chipmaker looks to expand beyond the weakening PC business and also make inroads into mobile, where it lost $4-billion last year, and is forecasting another $3-billion dollar loss this year.

06/01/2015

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Google Changing Search Algorithm On Mobile Devices

Google is making some major changes to how their search algorithm ranks websites when you search from your mobile device. Some tech analysts are calling it “Mobilegeddon”, but Larry Magid says there’s ways to make your site compliant.

04/20/2015

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Teenage College Grad’s New Business Rewards You For Playing Mobile Games

Imagine if you got a free cappuccino every time you beat someone in Words With Friends, or $5 off at Safeway every time you reach a new level in Candy Crush Saga. That’s the concept that 19-year-old KIIP CEO and Founder Brian Wong had when he built a company to reward people.

04/15/2015

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Facebook Stock Expected To Keep Soaring On Ad Revenue Growth

Wall Street analysts becoming big believers in Facebook’s future revenue potential

04/02/2015

CUPERTINO, CA - SEPTEMBER 09:  Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks about Apple Pay during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California. Apple unveiled the Apple Watch wearable tech and two new iPhones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Pay Allegedly Double-Charged Bank Of America Customers

Some Bank of America customers are claiming they’re been double-charged on transactions made using Apple Pay.

10/22/2014

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Twitter Takes On Apple, Facebook By Allowing Users In France To Transfer Money With Tweets

Twitter is partnering with France’s second-largest bank this week to allow its customers to transfer money with tweets.

10/13/2014

KCBS Instagram Feed After Napa Earthquake

Napa Earthquake First Major Bay Area Quake In Smart Phone, Social Media Technology Age

The strongest quake in 25 years plunges the Bay Area into a Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Web-fueled frenzy of sharing, commenting, laughing and lamenting as an entire community was joined by wireless communication and the Internet.

08/25/2014

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Larry Magid: Verizon Plans To Bring Cable TV To Mobile Devices

Why cut the cord when you can take it with you? That’s the idea behind Verizon’s new plan, which will let its customers stream cable TV straight to their smartphones.

08/13/2014

A view of and Apple iPhone displaying the Facebook app's splash screen May 10, 2012 in Washington, DC. Social-networking giant Facebook will go public on the NASDAQ May 18 with its initial public offering, trading under the symbol FB, in an effort to raise $10.6 billion. (Brenden Smialowski/AFP/GettyImages)

Facebook Earnings Soar As Mobile Ad Revenue Steadily Increases; Shares Climb After-Hours

Facebook is on a roll. The world’s largest online social network posted sharply higher earnings on Wednesday as revenue from mobile advertising continued to grow, and more people used it, more often.

07/23/2014

A sign stands outside of a McDonald's restaurant February 9, 2009 in San Francisco, California. Fast food chain restaurant McDonald's reported a 7.1 percent increase in same store sales for January as people look towards cheaper food alternatives in the weakening economy. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

McDonald’s Opens Up Mid-Market San Francisco Office To Lure Tech-Savvy Talent

McDonald’s is opening up a new location along San Francisco’s Market Street, but not to take your order. Instead, the fast food chain will use the space to recruit the best talent to boost its digital presence.

06/17/2014

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