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Golden States: What's Behind Call to Split California?

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 2:08pm
A Silicon Valley-based tech entrepreneur has a plan to fix all of California's problems by dividing it up into six new states.






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Average American Spends 40 Minutes a Day on Facebook

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:03pm
Mark Zuckerberg confirms what we already knew: everybody spends way too much time on Facebook.






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Google Maps Explore Offers Suggestions Based on Weather

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:47am
A new "Explore" button in the Google Maps app offers locale suggestions based on the time of day, weather and personalized proximity range.






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Mark Cuban's Snapchat Competitor Comes to Android

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:30am
This ephemeral messaging app comes with a celebrity billionaire's seal of approval.
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#Monochromatic: Twitter Releases Diversity Data

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 9:45am
The social media service joins Google, Facebook, and other prominent tech giants in releasing information on the demographics of its workforce.






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Nigerian 419 Email Scammers Shift to Malware

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 7:40pm
Some of the same folks behind the Nigeria 419 email scam are apparently switching to more sophisticated cyberfraud tactics.






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Mobile Ads Give Facebook Big Boost

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 7:12pm
Facebook posted sharply higher earnings as revenue from mobile advertising continued to grow, and more people used it, more often.






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Automatic Parachute Could Slow Crashing Drones

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 6:51pm
Drones and remote-controlled copters are pretty safe, but if something goes wrong, it'd be nice to have a little insurance on board.






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What is the Six Californias Plan?

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 6:36pm
A Silicon Valley-based tech entrepreneur has a plan to fix all of California's problems by dividing it up into six new states.






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Precious Cargo: New App Aims To Block Hot-Car Kid Deaths

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 5:10pm
A new app seeks to remind parental drivers of two critical facts: They have a child in the vehicle and it’s hot outside.






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Can the Cops Cuff You For Filming an Arrest?

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 4:44pm
Two recent smart-phone videos offered viral replays in full color, but laws allowing citizen’s to film arrests are steeped in one murky tone: gray.






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Seven Arrested in StubHub Cyberfraud Case

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 4:07pm
A cybercrime ring allegedly hacked into StubHub users' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets to concerts and otehr events.






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Humans Mistaken For Machines During Turing Tests

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 3:49pm
No machine has yet succeeded to reliably convince people it's real — and in fact, a few humans have failed, too, as a new study points out.






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Facebook and Twitter Aim to Tap E-Commerce Market

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 3:42pm
The social networking sites are testing out "buy" buttons in an effort to tap into the $304 billion that estimates show will be spent on e-commerce this year.






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Tim Cook: Businesses Could Pull iPad Sales Out of Slump

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:16am
Although iPad sales were below analyst projections for a second straight quarter, Cook says the tablet can continue to grow.






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Social Media: Where's the Satisfaction?

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:55am
Social media may be extremely popular, but these are some of the worst-performing companies tracked by the American Customer Satisfaction Index.






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Shatner Disses Celebrity Facebook App, George Takei

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:41am
The "Star Trek" celeb took to Tumblr to slam Facebook's new app, along with former co-star George Takei.






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Summer Programs Aim to Hack Tech's Diversity Problem

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 9:16am
Across the country, summer programs are aimed at addressing what companies call a “pipeline problem” in science, technology, and math.






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Amazon Fire Phone Innovates, But Is It Really Better?

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 2:52am
Amazon's Fire phone has features that seem almost magical, but does that make it a good smartphone?






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StubHub Ticket Reseller: We're Victim of Cyber Fraud

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 1:32am
Arrests and details of the case will be announced in the U.S., Canada and England, authorities say.






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