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UC Santa Cruz Science Leading To Perfect Beer Brewing, But Ancients Already Knew The Secrets

UC Santa Cruz has perfected the science of beer, and explains how sprouting barley then roasting it gives us the craft brew flavors that are fueling an entire new culinary economy.

04/24/2015

Screen image of  the Enlighten mobile app. (CBS)

Mobile App Linked To Traffic Signals Unveiled In Walnut Creek

Walnut Creek has unveiled a mobile app for drivers that is tied into the city’s traffic lights, providing drivers with audible cues on how long before the lights will change.

04/24/2015

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10 Apple Watch Apps That Will Change The Way You Travel, Work And Exercise

Assuming you’ve snagged an Apple Watch, your wrist is now a tool belt for seamlessly controlling your finances, home and health without ever reaching into your pocket.

04/24/2015

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Insurances Companies To Use Facebook, Twitter Social Media Profiles To Set Rates

How much you drink, whether you like your job, and if you’re engaged are all factors insurance companies can learn from your social media, and begin using to set your premiums, or even hike your rates.

04/24/2015

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Hidden Message? Android Seen Urinating On Apple Logo In Google Maps

The Google and Apple rivalry just took bathroom humor to a new level.

04/24/2015

Students raise glasses of beer in a toast (Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images)

Silicon Valley Leads California In Binge Drinking

The Bay Area is hitting the bottle hard. Binge drinking has shot up over the past decade with several counties well above the state average, and the tech boom might have something to do with it.

04/23/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 19:  Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff delivers the keynote address during the Dreamforce 2012 conference at the Moscone Center on September 19, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  A reported 90,000 people registered to attend the cloud computing industry conference Dreamforce 2012 that runs through September 21.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Closing Pay Gaps Between Men, Women At Company

Many of Salesforce’s 16,000 employees could be getting raises just because they are women after CEO Marc Benioff crunched the numbers and found a disturbing pay gap between men and women.

04/23/2015

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter talks cyber strategy at Stanford University on April 23, 2015. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

U.S. Secretary Of Defense Ashton Carter Courts Silicon Valley Tech Community To Lead New Military Cyber Strategy

He also unveiled that Defense Innovation Unit X will be located in Silicon Valley to scout for emerging technologies and to strengthen existing relationships.

04/23/2015

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Gilead To Give Away Pricey Hepatitis C Drug Sovaldi In Republic Of Georgia

Gilead wants other countries and agencies to back a plan to eradicate hepatitis C by giving away its blockbuster treatment to poor countries.

04/23/2015

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Long-Lost Brother, Sister Flirt With Each Other On Tinder Before Realizing They’re Related

More than a decade after two Dutch siblings were split-up by divorcing parents, they both swiped right and began flirting with each other on Tinder before realizing they were related.

04/23/2015