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Bay Area Startup Creates Technology To Let Gun Owners Remotely Disable Weapons

A high-tech startup is wading into the gun control debate with a cellphone controller that would allow gun owners to know when their weapon is being moved—and disable it remotely.

05/21/2013

A man uses two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Snapchat’s Bonus Feature Raises Concern

Photo and video-sharing app Snapchat has a bonus feature that kids might love but parents might fear. The app automatically deletes the message seconds after it’s viewed.

05/09/2013

A sign outside LinkedIn headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

LinkedIn 1Q Revenue Soars, But Outlook Falls Short

LinkedIn said Thursday that its first-quarter net income grew more than fourfold as revenue increased sharply, but its outlook is below Wall Street’s expectations.

05/02/2013

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Intel Chooses COO Brian Kraznich To Replace CEO Paul Otellini

Intel has chosen its chief operating officer, Brian Krzanich, to become its new CEO.

05/02/2013

Crowd of people in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Growth Pushes California Population Near 38M

The state Finance Department reports that California’s population grew by almost 300,000 last year to nearly 38 million people, with the San Francisco Bay Area leading the growth.

05/01/2013

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Google Goes After Apple With New Siri-Like iPhone, iPad Assistant

Google is trying to upstage Siri, the sometimes droll assistant that answers questions and helps people manage their lives on Apple’s iPhone and iPad.

04/29/2013

An Apple ipad tablet displays app icons on its home screen. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Apple Stock Falls To 1-Year Low On Supplier News

Shares of Apple Inc. are setting a one-year low after news from a supplier hinted at a slowdown in iPhone and iPad production.

04/17/2013

Google

New Microsoft Ad Assault On Google Shows Industry Shift

Microsoft is skewering Google again with scathing ads. The latest marketing assault says as much about the dramatic shift in the technology industry’s competitive landscape as they do about the animosity between the two rivals.

04/09/2013

A view of Facebook's 'Like' button. (Brenden Smialowski/AFP/GettyImages)

Facebook Expected To Launch New Android App

Facebook invited journalists to the unveiling of what it called its “new home on Android.”

03/29/2013

California Ave. in Palo Alto (KCBS)

HBO Filming ‘Silicon Valley’ Pilot In Palo Alto

Traffic delays were expected on several Palo Alto streets Tuesday while crews filmed an upcoming comedy TV series about Silicon Valley, a Palo Alto police lieutenant said.

03/12/2013

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