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Intel (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Larry Magid: Intel To Eliminate PC Cables By 2016

If the back of your computer looks like a bird’s nest you’ll be happy with Intel’s announcement this week. The chip maker is aiming to eliminate all those pesky PC cables by 2016.

06/04/2014

A smart hearing aid. (CBS)

Hearing Aids Getting Smaller, Smarter With New Technology

As baby boomers age, smartphone technology is making way for smarter hearing aids.

06/04/2014

Silicon Valley Location Of IBM In San Jose. (David Mcnew/Getty Images)

Women In Technology Summit Celebrates 25 Years; Still Struggles With Male-Dominated Industry

This year marks the 25th anniversary of a Silicon Valley conference aimed at getting more women into senior positions in the technology industry.

06/02/2014

A sign outside of a Google office in Mountain View, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Plans To Launch Satellites To Expand Global Internet Access

Google’s latest efforts to expand Internet access around the world includes plans to launch over $1 billion worth in low-orbiting satellites.

06/02/2014

Google (credit: DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Google Complies With European ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Ruling

Google is taking the first step in complying with a European court ruling that gives people the right to be forgotten online.

05/30/2014

Argentine TV personality and model Maria Belen Rodriguez (Creative Commons)

Argentine Model Battles Google And Yahoo For Linking Her Photo To Porn Websites

After an eight year battle, Maria Belen Rodriguez’s fight against Google and Yahoo is moving to Argentina’s high court.

05/29/2014

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San Francisco Ranks In Top 5 For Business And Cultural Opportunity Worldwide

San Francisco also ranked third in world for intellectual capital and innovation, up from the fifth spot in the previous survey.

05/27/2014

Palo Alto Apple Store (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Apple Weeds Out Controversial App

Apple has pulled the plug on one of its hottest apps, ‘Weed Firm’, which follows the adventures of a marijuana dealer, after the game quickly shot to the top of the App Store.

05/21/2014

(Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco District Attorney Looks To Create High-Tech Crime Unit

George Gascon is looking to create a high-tech crime unit to combat the increasing problem of cybercrime in the city.

05/21/2014

'Robo-grader' in use at Bristow Middle School in Brentwood. (CBS)

More Bay Area Teachers Using Robo Readers To Grade Essays

More Bay Area teachers are using so-called “robo-readers” to grade assignments, such as essays. While it saves time, some educators worry the technology could hurt learning.

05/19/2014

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