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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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Hayward City Leaders Push To Protect Mobile Home Parks From Development

As property values skyrocket in the Bay Area, mobile home parks are being left in the dust, and landlords in an East Bay city might have to pay the price for pushing those low-rent tenants out.

05/08/2014

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Sheriff Prepares To Burn Down Mobile Home Filled With Explosives In Redding

Sheriff’s deputies in Redding are preparing to burn down a mobile home where more than 60 pounds of highly volatile explosive material was found, forcing dozens of nearby residents to evacuate.

02/14/2014

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at an event at Facebook's Headquarters office in Menlo Park, California on January 15, 2012. Today, Facebook announced the limited beta release of Graph Search, a feature that will create a new way for people to navigate connections. AFP Photo Josh Edelson        (Photo credit should read Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Facebook Earnings, Revenue Grow 38 Percent In 1st Quarter

Facebook says its net income and revenue grew in the first quarter of the year, helped by an increase in mobile ad revenue.

05/01/2013

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Silicon Valley Prostitutes Using Mobile Apps To Accept Credit Card Payments

Forget about leaving money on the nightstand, Silicon Valley prostitutes are proving to be almost as tech savvy as their high-tech clients, according to published reports.

04/15/2013

A boy plays a game on a cell phone at the Hewlett-Packard 'Hack-a-thon' event in Santa Clara, October 11, 2011. (CBS)

HP Develops Glasses-Free 3-D For Mobile Devices

Researchers at Hewlett-Packard Co. say they’ve developed a way to put glasses-free 3-D video on mobile devices with a wide enough viewing angle to allow viewers to see objects more fully just by tilting the screen.

03/20/2013

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Yahoo CEO Plans To Prune Company’s Mobile Apps

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer thinks the Internet company will be able to please more people with fewer smartphone applications.

02/12/2013

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Yahoo Revamps Email In Bid To Catch Up With Gmail

Aside from the new look unveiled Tuesday, Yahoo introduced email apps for the iPhone, iPad and mobile devices running on the new Windows 8 operating system.

12/11/2012

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