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San Jose Teen Wins Nation’s Top High School Science Award For DNA Scanning Project

A Bay Area high school student won one of three top prizes and $150,000 at the Intel Science Talent Search in Washington Tuesday.

03/11/2015

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Diamond-Encrusted 24K Gold Version Of Apple’s Smart Watch Costs $75K

If the mere idea of a smart watch seems like a waste of money, get ready to be flabbergasted because a luxury watch maker is selling a $75,000 diamond-encrusted version of Apple’s newest gadget.

03/09/2015

Apple Watch Announcement

Apple Watch Event: Rumors, Previews & Where To Stream

Apple CEO Tim Cook got in some extra sleep before he’s expected to unveil the company’s newest device and make the case for why it’s a must-have gadget.

03/09/2015

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Lyft Apologizes For Backpedaling On $1,000 Bonuses For New Drivers

Lyft is digging itself out of a public relations mess after angry drivers claim the ride-sharing company failed to deliver a $1,000 bonus advertised to new recruits and those referring them.

03/06/2015

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Grandmother Driving For Uber Says She Was Attacked By Door-Slamming Passengers

A Los Angeles grandmother who drives for Uber says her passengers attacked her Friday evening.

03/05/2015

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Chefs Challenge Yelp With Startup Focused On Restaurant Recommendations, Not Reviews

Two Bay Area brothers are recruiting top foodies for anti-Yelp app that’s taking the restaurant scene by storm.

03/04/2015

(AltSchool)

Startup Snatches Up Google, Uber Employees To Pioneer New Education System

Parenthood is propelling tech leaders to flock to a new kind of school with roots in the Bay Area.

03/04/2015

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Facebook Buys Menlo Park Firefighters $90K Worth Of Cameras

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District has used money from Facebook to order thermal cameras used for finding people trapped inside of burning buildings.

03/04/2015

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Apple Security Guards Get Hired As Full-Time Employees

Apple is agreeing to hire many of its security guards as full-time employees, giving them many of the same benefits that other Apple workers enjoy, like health insurance and retirement benefits.

03/03/2015

(Tinder)

Dating App Tinder Plus Will Cost You Double If You’re Over 30

The popular dating app Tinder, often shrugged off as a hookup facilitator for twentysomethings, launched a premium addition that now charges based on the user’s age.

03/03/2015

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