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A visitor of the 'NEXT Berlin' conference tries out the Google Glass on April 24, 2013 in Berlin. 'NEXT Berlin' describes itself as 'a meeting place for the European digital industry'. Organisers say that at the conference, 'marketing decision-makers and business developers meet technical experts and creative minds to discuss what will be important in the next 12 months'. The conference is running from April 23 to 24, 2013. AFP PHOTO / OLE SPATA / GERMANY OUT (Photo credit should read Ole Spata/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Is Google Glass’ One-Day Sale Hype?

Google’s high tech glasses are usually sold only to people invited to buy them. But the company made them available for one day only on Tuesday to anyone in the U.S. who wants to buy them.

04/15/2014

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Investor Icahn Drops Bid To Force eBay To Sell Off PayPal

The e-commerce company has been fighting a push from the activist investor to spin off PayPal, eBay’s mobile payment business that is growing revenue faster than the rest of the company. Icahn launched his campaign against the company in January.

04/10/2014

Rancho Feeding Corporation slaughterhouse in Petaluma. (CBS)

Meat From Shuttered Petaluma Plant Was Sold Through Fast Food Retailers Including Jack In The Box

It appears Jack In The Box and other fast food restaurants were among the retailers who received meat that originated at a Petaluma meat company that was shut down last month after the USDA said the slaughterhouse processed diseased and unhealthy animals and skirted inspection rules.

03/20/2014

A Safeway supermarket in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Pleasanton-Based Safeway In Talks Over Possible Sale Of Company

The Pleasanton-based supermarket operator says that discussions are ongoing but that it hasn’t yet reached an agreement. It added that it isn’t certain that the talks will end in a deal.

02/19/2014

This home Emerson Street in Palo Alto sold for $1.6 million. (CBS)

Palo Alto Home Sells For $1.6 Million Despite Cracked Foundation, Nearby Train

A buyer snapped up 202 Emerson Street in an all-cash deal for a cool $1.6 million, which included the bars on the front door, cracks in the foundation and some missing bricks on the 1,100 square foot home. The house is also just steps from noisy Caltrain tracks.

02/19/2014

Empty water bottles (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

SF Supervisors Propose Ban On Plastic Water Bottle Sales

The sale of plastic water bottles on city property could soon be banned under a proposal introduced Tuesday by a San Francisco supervisor.

12/18/2013

U.S. Post Office located at 2000 Allston Way, Berkeley CA.  (Wikimedia Commons)

USPS Puts Berkeley’s Landmark Post Office Up For Sale

The U.S. Postal Service put Berkeley’s landmarked main post office on the market on Tuesday despite major objections from city officials and long struggle with community activists.

10/09/2013

File photo of the screen of a blackberry phone featuring a page with the adress of the micro-blogging site Twitter website. (Photo by FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Twitter Unseals IPO Papers, Hopes To Raise $1 Billion

Twitter has unsealed the documents for its planned initial public offering of stock and says it hopes to raise up to $1 billion in one of the year’s most eagerly awaited stock market debuts.

10/03/2013

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

Members of the Sacramento Kings look on following a loss against the Los Angeles Lakers on April 13, 2011 at Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Sacramento Kings Owners Keeping Quiet On Latest Sale Rumors

A tweet send by sports reporter Matt Steinmetz revived rumors Friday about the Sacramento Kings being sold and moved to Seattle.

01/11/2013

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