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Larry Magid: Twitter Turns 8; Turkish PM Probably Not Coming To Birthday Party

It may be hard to believe, but Twitter turned 8 years old on Friday. It’s grown tremendously from one user in 2006 to about 241 million today but also the way people perceive it has drastically developed—especially when it come to shaping world events.

03/21/2014

SEIU Local 1021 protests tax breaks for corporations at SF City Hall (photo by Anna Duckworth)

San Francisco City Workers Protest Twitter, Corporate Tax Breaks On City Hall Steps

A loud lunch-hour protest at San Francisco City Hall on Wednesday took aim at corporate tax breaks for Twitter and other tech companies.

03/19/2014

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3 Travel Apps You Need To Download Right Now

Because a smartphone should help you do more than kill time at the airport, here are three handy travel apps to ensure your next trip goes off without a hitch.

03/12/2014

Technology Business Leaders Address Salesforce Conference

Phil Matier: Height A Factor In Proposed SF Moscone Center Expansion

A proposed expansion of San Francisco’s Moscone Center has some residents in the city’s SoMa District upset over height issues, but with tech and tourism driving local industry, the only way to build just might be up.

02/21/2014

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

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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

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