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Holy Fark! Drew Curtis is running for Kentucky governor

He's brought us silly videos of animals and hilarious shots to the groin for over a decade. Now it's time for payback, and all Fark.com founder Drew Curtis asks in return is your vote.

By January 26, 2015

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Obama seeks $4 billion to reboot tech education

Part of the president's 2017 budget, the "Computer Science for All" initiative would bolster state funding for technology classes in public schools.

By January 31, 2016

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Calif. governor signs smartphone 'kill switch' bill into law

Law requires security software to come enabled by default, but other than that, not much will change for most smartphone users.

By August 25, 2014

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Smartphone 'kill-switch' bill headed to California governor

A bill requiring smartphone makers to include antitheft software on devices sold in California is one step away from becoming law.

By August 11, 2014

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California governor signs bill legalizing Bitcoin, other digital currencies

A new law reverses prohibition against use of anything but US currency for commerce.

By June 29, 2014

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Facebook boy-with-gun pic: Governor wants investigation

The governor of New Jersey has asked the state's attorney general to look into what happened when child-protection services and police arrived at the house of a man who posted a Facebook picture of his 11-year-old son with a rifle.

By March 27, 2013

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Zuckerberg to hold fund-raiser for New Jersey governor

Facebook's CEO opens up his Palo Alto, Calif., home to raise money for Gov. Chris Christie's reelection campaign. A maximum donation of $3,800 per person, please.

By January 24, 2013

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AT&T/T-Mobile merger flopped despite governor, advocacy support

Despite galvanizing governors and special interest groups, AT&T has given up on owning T-Mobile and its tantalizing prize of broadband spectrum--nine months after shocking the U.S. with news of the proposed buyout.

By December 19, 2011

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New Jersey governor to interview with Facebook's Sandberg

Monday sees an interview on Facebook live in which Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg will ask the New Jersey governor searing questions. Facebookers can ask him things too.

By November 9, 2011

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California governor signs Amazon sales tax bill

A new law in California, signed into law today by Gov. Jerry Brown, could set a nationwide precedent for how Amazon deals with state taxes on purchases.

By September 23, 2011