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Vexed in the city: Welcoming new techies with a middle finger salute

The new era of dot-com fortunes spurs plenty of angst aimed at San Francisco's most privileged, but it hasn't stopped tech workers from moving in.

By August 23, 2014

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Get a BlueVibe sports headset and Bluetooth receiver for $19.99

This nifty combo is great for runners, but the receiver can also be used with other earphones or even a home stereo.

By August 12, 2014

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Get a PureMove Sports Armband for iPhone for $34.99 shipped

Normally $50, this exercise-friendly accessory is smarter than the average armband.

By May 27, 2014

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Snowden to NSA: Go ahead, deny I tried to raise the alarm legally

Speaking to Vanity Fair, the whistle-blower says that before leaking secret documents, he contacted people within the spy agency about its surveillance practices -- and that email records will prove it.

By April 8, 2014

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'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.' vs. the special snowflake

opinion This TV spinoff could have been a big hit, but so far it's not. Did the show's creators make a classic blunder when writing for fans?

By January 27, 2014

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Wi-Fi dropouts in OS X possibly from power conflicts

While Wi-Fi dropouts in OS X are sometimes from misconfigured Wi-Fi adapters, they may also be from how the system is managing power to the Wi-Fi cards.

By July 19, 2012

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Thiel's college dropout plan scrutinized by '60 Minutes'

Investor and entrepreneur tells the CBS news magazine that a college degree is unnecessary for financial success, but critics call his program an elitist ploy.

By May 20, 2012

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Steve Jobs biopic to finally hit theaters August 16

Following a lengthy delay, the film is now scheduled to be released nationwide in August.

By June 12, 2013

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Peter Thiel funds next round of under-20 entrepreneurs

The latest group of "20 Under 20" Thiel Fellows includes a junior at Harvard who's leaving to work on education software. Other projects: a desktop fabricator for electronics and a telepresence device.

By May 9, 2013

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Udacity, San Jose State University offer online classes for credit

In June 2012, Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown called Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sebastian Thrun asking for help. The result? San Jose State Plus, online courses for academic credit.

By January 29, 2013