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How would pot legalization affect Google?

The governor of California says the state should begin to consider the benefits of legalizing pot. How might this change life and work in the tech industry, especially at Google?

By May. 8, 2009


Know this about Windows 7 sales, support cutoff dates

Don't worry, Windows 7 fans: There's still another year until PC makers must stop selling new machines with that OS preloaded.

By Dec. 6, 2013


Facebook founders put $170,000 into pot

Sean Parker and Dustin Moskovitz contribute $170,000 to support California's Proposition 19, a ballot measure to legalize marijuana in the state.

By Oct. 9, 2010


The 404 1,160: Where we turn over a new leaf (podcast)

Mitches disappointed with the election results can at least be thankful for other political victories, and our semi-political correspondent Zach joins us with all the news of the day: Washington and Colorado legalizing recreational marijuana use, New York becoming the first state to elect an asian american to Congress, and L.A. county passing Measure B -- a law requiring adult film stars to wear condoms. Surely there's SOMETHING in there to be happy about!

By Nov. 7, 2012


In protest, Reddit rolls its own pot ads

Parent company Conde Nast tells social-news site to quit running ads promoting marijuana legalization, saying it doesn't want the revenue from them. Reddit's solution: run the ads and don't charge for them.

By Aug. 27, 2010


Twitter: We're crowdsourcing questions for Obama

A Twitter spokesman says questions for the president's town hall meeting will be selected by "curators" drawn from its user base. Let the legalize pot advocacy begin!

By Jun. 30, 2011


The 404 982: Where we're switching servers (podcast)

What would you do if you found a bag of white powder tucked neatly into the textbook you just bought on the Amazon Marketplace? If you're smart, you'd take it to the police like Sophia Stockton, a junior at a university in Kansas who discovered something similar in the pages of a history book called "Understanding Terrorism: Challenges, Perspectives and Issues."

By Jan. 30, 2012


White House Twitter 'town hall' today: Join us live

Join us just before 11 a.m. PT today for live coverage of a White House event with President Obama that is billed as a Twitter "town hall" meeting.

By Jul. 6, 2011


Obama 'town hall' will answer Twitter questions

If history is a guide, the most popular questions will be about legalizing pot. Will Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey press the president on the topic?

By Jun. 30, 2011


The 404 983: Where we keep the change (podcast)

The saddest part of the rumor about celebrities getting paid thousands of dollars to send corporate-sponsored Tweets is that it's true. It started with Internship.com paying Charlie Sheen $50,000 to solicit "Tiger Blood" interns, and today we're exploring the number of ways celebrities make money on the side.

By Jan. 31, 2012