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Bay Area Security Firm Hires ‘White Hat Hackers’ To Find Vulnerabilities In Digital Systems

Cyber-crime is big business in the digital age, so a Bay Area security firm has hired a sophisticated group of hackers to break into computer systems.

10/23/2014

HBO's "Silicon Valley" promotional poster says "Where everyone wants to be an icon," but at a Bay Area visit, Jesse Jackson says the real Silicon Valley needs to remember that Blacks also want to be an icon, and increase outreach.
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HBO Announces Plans To Rival Netflix With Stand-Alone Streaming Service

At an investor meeting at parent Time Warner Inc. on Wednesday CEO Richard Plepler said the move will target the 80 million homes in the U.S. that do not have HBO but may want access to its content.

10/15/2014

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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

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Adam Sandler To Make Four Movies For Netflix

The comedian has struck a deal to star in and produce feature films exclusively for the online streaming service…

10/02/2014

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Netflix Gets ‘Love’ Comedy From Judd Apatow

The filmmaker co-created a new series that will take a frank, comic look at modern relationships…

09/16/2014

Instagram videos were found of Sonoma County high school students killing rats at a wildlife museum.

Motion-Sensing Wildlife Camera Network Program Planned For Marin County

Park and government officials are gathering funding to establish a network of 100 cameras in Marin County open space that will monitor the movement of the North Bay’s wildlife.

09/15/2014

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Macworld Lays Off Staff; Closes Print Publication

The go-to magazine for Apple fans is closing down print operations & staying online…

09/11/2014

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Whole Foods Teams With SF-Based Instacart For Fast Online Grocery Delivery

Whole Foods Market Inc. has partnered with San Francisco-based Instacart to offer grocery delivery within an hour for online purchasers in more than a dozen cities.

09/08/2014

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Bill To Protect K-12 Students’ Online Records Passes State Legislature

California’s state legislature passed a bill whose goal is to protect K-12 students from marketers and identity thieves, which is now headed to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk.

09/01/2014

Federal Employee Charged With Hacking Celebrities Info

Russian Hackers Steal 1.2 Billion Internet Passwords

Russian hackers have stolen 1.2 billion user names and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites, according to a report published Tuesday.

08/06/2014

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