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Berkeley Considering 2-Year Ban On Drones

The Berkeley City Council will consider a proposal by the city’s Peace and Justice Commission Tuesday night to impose a two-year moratorium on drones.

02/24/2015

Apple released a redesigned emoji keyboard with skin modifiers in updates to its OS X operating system. (Apple)

Apple Adds 5 Skin Shades For More Racially Diverse Emoji Characters

Lovers of emoji, the cute graphics that punctuate online messages, will soon be able to pick from different skin tones following criticism about the lack of diversity.

02/24/2015

Facebook Headquarters

Facebook Expands Empire, Buys 21 New Buildings In Menlo Park

Facebook is collecting a bunch of new buildings and transforming the Silicon Valley tech campus.

02/24/2015

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Video: Blind Man Sees Wife Again For First Time In 10 Years With Bionic Eyes

A Minnesota grandfather burst into laughter after seeing his wife for the first time in a decade last week with help from a bionic eye implant.

02/23/2015

Burning Man Festival in Nevada Desert

Bay Area Techies Hack Into Burning Man’s Ticket System, Jump Ahead 80,000 Waiting In Line

About 200 Silicon Valley software engineers hacked into the Burning Man ticketing system Wednesday to jump in front of 80,000 others waiting in line from all over the world.

02/23/2015

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Apple Battery Lawsuit Employee Poaching Noncompete iPhone iPad

A battery maker is suing Apple, claiming it aggressively poached some key staff members in violation of their nondisclosure and non-compete agreements.

02/19/2015

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Would YOU Click? Twitter Bosses Email Staff Phishing Links To Test Cybersecurity

Would YOU be the one who unleashes a virus inside the corporate computers? Twitter and other companies are testing employees with phony phishing links to see if they click them.

02/17/2015

Uber Driver, Jewel Designer

Bay Area Uber Driver Pulling In Over $200K After Turning Car Into Rolling Showroom For Handmade Jewelry

A Bay Area Uber driver is earning a six-figure income after he turned his car into a mobile showroom for the jewelry he creates.

02/16/2015

(CBS SF)

VIDEO: Apple Pay Will Get You Into National Parks Starting In September

Apple CEO Tim Cook announced during a White House summit on cybersecurity at Stanford Friday that Apple Pay is partnering with the federal government for some financial transactions.

02/13/2015

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President Obama Heads To Stanford For First-Of-Its-Kind Cybersecurity Summit

President Obama is set to arrive at Stanford for a cybersecurity summit — the first event of its kind — where hundreds of tech CEOs, along with White House staffers and law enforcement personnel, will be talking about what is now the number one threat to national security: cyber attackers.

02/13/2015

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