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Chris Yerga, engineering director of Goo

Google Adds Mood Music In Hopes Of Luring Pandora, Spotify Listeners To Play

Google is adding mood music to the mix as it tries to lure listeners away from Pandora, Spotify and other popular services that play tunes over the Internet.

10/21/2014

James Hetfield of Metallica (credit: Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

7 Artists That Prove The Giants Have More Musical Range Than Any Other Team

If you’ve watched the national broadcast of the last few San Francisco Giants home playoff games you know that former Journey frontman Steve Perry does a darn fine lipsync of his own song ‘Don’t Stop Belevin.'” While the journey tune may fire up the fans at AT&T, the Giants are hardly a one-note team. Here’s a look at Perry’s act and several of the other big name artists the Giants have turned to for musical inspiration.

10/16/2014

(L-R) Lukasz ‘Dr Luke’ Gottwald (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) | Singer Kesha (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse Claims

Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.

10/15/2014

Jim Marshall

Collection Of Never-Before Seen Photos By Jim Marshall Released

A collection of never before seen photographs taken by the legendary Jim Marshall in the 1960’s was released Tuesday.

10/14/2014

The Communication Hill steps in San Jose. (CBS)

Residents Say Sex, Drugs, Fitness Groups Overrunning South Bay Neighborhood

Homeowners in the South Bay say a set of stairs attracting fitness groups, drugs, teenage sex, and loud music are changing their neighborhood for the worse.

10/09/2014

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival (Credit, Randy Yagi)

San Francisco Resident & Her Cats Infuriated Over Music Festivals

Local resident lodged complaints about the festival sound levels at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Live 105 reports…

10/08/2014

Seven Historic San Francisco Music Venues That Should Receive ‘Legacy Business’ Protection

Longtime San Francisco music venues facing rising rents and property values could avoid being forced to close by a new proposal to preserve legacy businesses.

10/02/2014

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Local Music Venues Are Using New App To Turn Off Cell Phones At Shows

Yondr, a new app is basically looking to keep you from using your phone at all while you’re actually watching an artist onstage.

09/25/2014

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KCBS Cover Story: Zoo Labs In Oakland Shows Musicians How To Think Like Startups

OAKLAND (KCBS) — Some of Silicon Valley’s greatest companies and some of the world’s most famous rock bands have one thing in common—starting up in garages. But now musicians are applying some of the ideas […]

09/19/2014

Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs holds up the new iPad as he speaks during an Apple Special Event at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts January 27, 2010 in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple Founder Steve Jobs Limited His Kids’ Use Of Technology At Home

There was no Apple a day for the kids in the Jobs household, according to a New York Times article.

09/15/2014

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