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

Twitter Persona Surfaces For Mystery ‘Google Barge’

A new Twitter presence surfaced Monday, just days after KPIX 5 reported that Google is believed to be building floating structures to market Google Glass — the cutting edge wearable computer that the company has under development.

10/29/2013

A Craigslist ad for a stolen bike. (CBS)

Bay Area Police Rely On Crowdsourcing To Help Fight Crime

Some Bay Area crime victims are now taking to the internet to stop crime, and police have said they are turning out to be great partners.

10/23/2013

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

Google Turns 15, Overhauls Search Algorithm

Google says it recently overhauled the closely guarded formula that runs its influential Internet search engine to give better answers to the increasingly complex questions posed by Web surfers.

09/26/2013

McCartney at Outside Lands

PHOTOS: Outside Lands Festival!

Relive the excitement of Outside Lands 2013! Check out the photos from the show…

08/09/2013

www.boxdogbikes.com

ConsumerWatch: How To Get The Best Value When Bike Shopping

In the market for a new bicycle? Go to a shop that offers great service, because prices for new bicycles don’t vary much from store to store, according to a report by Bay Area Consumers’ Checkbook.

08/05/2013

San Jose State University (San Jose State University)

San Jose State Halts Online Courses Months After Introduction

California State University, San Jose is suspending online courses for credit that were announced with great fanfare and backing from the governor in January, saying it wants to improve student performance.

07/18/2013

Kevin Spacey as U.S. Congressman Frank Underwood in a scene from the Netflix original series, "House of Cards" (credit: Netflix)

Emmy Nominations 2013: Netflix May Take Big Leap

Netflix’s “House of Cards” and “Arrested Development” on Thursday become the first online contenders to nab top Emmy nominations…

07/17/2013

CalPERS

CalPERS To Post Data Of 500,000 Pensioners Online

The nation’s largest public pension fund announced Monday that it will post data online about nearly half a million pensioners in an effort to be transparent.

07/08/2013

A tamale husk offered for sale on eBay. (mattrick_subtext/eBay)

‘Tamale Husk Jesus’ Drawing Eyeballs, Not Bids Online

A San Francisco-based eBay seller is offering what he describes as “an apparition of Jesus Christ” that he discovered while cooking dinner earlier this month.

06/25/2013

Software company founder John McAfee talks to AFP in front of this hotel in Miami Beach, Florida on December 13, 2012, a day after being deported to US from Guatemala, where was detained last week for immigration violations. (Paula Bustamante/AFP/Getty Images)

Gun-Toting McAfee Founder Slams Santa Clara Company In Online Rant

John McAfee wants people to know that he has nothing to do with the software company that bears his name. And he’s doing it with a bizarre video full of profanity, drugs, guns and scantily-clad women.

06/20/2013

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