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2014's Hottest Gifts And Toys

Holiday Gift Guide For Techies

Gift ideas for the techies on your list this season.

12/08/2014

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San Jose’s ‘Jungle’ Homeless Camp Marked On Google Maps, Days Before It’s Demolished

As city police and crews are working to wipe Silicon Valley’s largest homeless camp off the map, one anonymous person intends to keep it on another.

12/05/2014

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Uber’s Value Doubles To $40 Billion In 6 Months

Uber raised $1.2 billion in its latest round of funding from venture capitalists, a sign investors were little fazed by the ride-hailing app’s recent spate of bad publicity over privacy violations and its corporate culture.

12/05/2014

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Santa Cruz Officers Using ‘Smart Guns’ To Track When Weapons Unholstered, Fired

One procedure that failed in Ferguson was Officer Wilson’s attempt to call for backup. His radio was switched to the wrong channel. But a remarkable technology in California sets help in motion the moment a gun is drawn.

12/01/2014

A robot moves products on the floor of an Amazon warehouse in Tracy, California. (CBS)

Amazon Deploys Robots To Boost Holiday Distribution At Tracy Facility

Today marks “Cyber Monday” which traditionally is Amazon. com’s biggest day of online shopping and this year the company has implemented robots to make distributions run more efficiently.

12/01/2014

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Friends, YouTube, God’s Love: What People On Facebook Are Most Thankful For

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, the analytics team at Facebook is sharing what people around the country are most thankful for.

11/27/2014

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Tech Companies Scooping Up Commercial Properties In San Francisco’s Financial District

It’s not exactly a takeover but in San Francisco’s Financial District, bankers, lawyers and insurance executives are increasingly rubbing shoulders with workers from the tech industry.

11/25/2014

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

Survey Says Twitter Headquartered In San Francisco’s ‘Dirtiest’ Commercial Corridor

The four-block stretch of San Francisco’s Market Street from 7th to 11th streets is the dirtiest commercial corridor according to a new survey by city controller’s office.

11/24/2014

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Male Founders Of San Francisco Biotech Startups Promise To Make Vaginas Smell Like Ripe Peaches

Two men at a San Francisco biotech startup are on a quest to deliver personal empowerment for women in the form of fruity-smelling genitals.

11/20/2014

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Change Your Password: Russian Website Posting Thousands Of Hacked Live Video Streams

A child playing in Bucheon, South Korea. An empty crib in Absecon, New Jersey. Cattle feeding in Behamberg, Austria. Footage from more than 100 countries is being streamed from bedrooms, office buildings, shops, laundromats, stables and barns.

11/20/2014

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