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Atmosphere outside the 2012 Crunchies Awards at Davies Symphony Hall. (Steve Jennings/Getty Images for The Crunchies)

Activists Target San Francisco Tech Award Show With ‘Crappie’ Alternative

Activist groups Monday plan to protest a San Francisco tech awards show which gives out so-called ‘Crunchies’ by holding their own version – the ‘Crappies’ – to call attention to what they say are the negative effects of the tech influx.

02/10/2014

Biz Stone (credit: Brian Ach/Getty Images)

Twitter Founder Unveils Search App Tied To Photos

Twitter co-founder believes a picture can be more meaningful than 140 characters of text…

01/07/2014

A Google driverless car operating on a testing path. (Steve Jurvetson/Wikimedia Commons)

Nissan Developing Driverless Cars In Sunnyvale

Scientists at Nissan’s new research facility in Sunnyvale are working to put affordable driver-less cars on U.S. roadways.

11/29/2013

(Department of Commerce)

Long-Awaited San Jose Patent Office To Open

The U.S. Commerce Department has announced plans to open a long-awaited patent office in Silicon Valley, the world’s top region for patent filers.

11/19/2013

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Twitter Stock Rockets In NYSE Debut; 70 Percent Above IPO Price

Shares of Twitter went on sale to the public for the first time Thursday, instantly leaping more than 70 percent above their offering price in a dazzling debut that exceeded even Wall Street’s lofty hopes.

11/07/2013

KPIX 5 hired a boat to get an up close view of a barge off Treasure Island believed to be a secret project by Google. (CBS)

Google Confirms Barge Is Planned Showroom For New Tech

A brief statement released Wednesday from the internet giant puts an end to weeks of speculation about the purpose of structures on two barges, the San Francisco Bay project and another off Portland, Maine.

11/06/2013

(NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Twitter IPO Could Raise Over $2B

Twitter’s IPO could now raise more than $2 billion.

11/04/2013

The Chromebook 11 from HP. (Roger Cheng/CNET)

Google Introducing Cheap Laptop Built By HP

Google is introducing a $279 laptop that runs its Internet-centric Chrome operating system, borrowing many of the high-end features found in models that cost $1,000 or more.

10/08/2013

Adobe Systems headquarters, San Jose

San Jose’s Adobe Says Credit Card Info Of 2.9 Million Customers Exposed

The maker of Photoshop and other software said Thursday that the attacker accessed customer names, encrypted credit and debit card numbers, expiration dates and other information related to orders.

10/03/2013

Thomas Langenbach

Silicon Valley Tech Exec Guilty Of Stealing Legos From Target

A Silicon Valley software executive has been convicted of burglary for cheating Target stores out of Lego collectors’ sets.

08/02/2013

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