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David Cross, left, and Portia de Rossi in a scene from "Arrested Development," premiering May 26, 2013, on Netflix (credit: Sam Urdank/Netflix)

Los Gatos-Based Netflix Looking For Subscription Boom From ‘Arrested Development’

Netflix is hoping this weekend’s release of the resurrected TV series “Arrested Development” will lock up more subscribers to its Internet video service.

05/24/2013

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange walk wear an insignia for Pandora Media Inc., the online-radio company, on its first day of trading as a public company on June 15, 2011 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Pandora Stock Rises On Strong Earnings Report

Internet radio company Pandora reported higher-than-expected revenue in the latest quarter, with losses in line with analysts’ forecasts, as the number of subscribers who pay for ad-free listening rose above 2.5 million.

05/23/2013

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Twitter Adds Optional Additional Security Measure To Logins

Twitter said in a blog post Wednesday that users will be able to enroll in a login verification program. For those who sign up, Twitter will send a six-digit code using a text message each time they sign in to Twitter.com. Besides their username and password, users will have to enter the code to log in as well.

05/22/2013

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ConsumerWatch: Beware Canceled Tickets Being Sold Online

Consumers who buy tickets for concerts and sporting events through third party venders like Craigslist are taking the risk that those tickets are worthless. That’s because…

05/16/2013

(L-R) Will Arnett & Jason Bateman in a scene from "Arrested Development." (credit: Netflix)

‘Arrested Development’ Season 4 Trailer Debuts Online

Netflix releases a teaser showing the Bluth family back in action, in anticipation of the show’s fourth season premiere on May 26…

05/13/2013

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‘Bang With Friends’ App Highlights Facebook Graph Search Privacy Concerns

Ever hear of a Facebook app called Bang With Friends? It’s supposed to be a “simple, fun way” to find which of your Facebook friends are open to a dalliance. Some may find it simple and fun, but private? Not at all — because of Facebook.

05/10/2013

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Google Buys Startup That Summarizes Online Content

Google has bought Wavii, a Seattle startup behind an application that condenses online content for time-pressed Web surfers.

04/26/2013

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ConsumerWatch: Tips For Avoiding Being Tracked Online

Wednesday in San Francisco, the new chairwoman of the FTC called on the advertising industry to give consumers “effective and meaningful privacy protection,” by coming up with a standard way for consumers to make it known they do not want their on-line activity tracked.

04/18/2013

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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

The cast of "Arrested Development" (credit: Fox)

4th Season Of ‘Arrested Development’ Gets Netflix Release Date

After 7 sad, Bluthless years, our favorite dysfunctional family is back. Los Gatos-based Netflix announced that the upcoming season will officially debut on…

04/04/2013

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