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Google Barge on the move: Next stop, Stockton?

Richmond, Calif., is itching to have the now famous barge but it may face competition from nearby Stockton, a city left teetering on the edge by the nation's housing crisis.

By Feb. 25, 2014

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Oopsie! Taliban outs mailing list

It seems that someone in the Taliban is still not quite au fait with the concept of the BCC.

By Nov. 16, 2012

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Wendy Davis' filibuster shoes praised in Amazon reviews

What's one way abortion-rights supporters can laud the lawmaker who blocked an anti-abortion bill? With amusing online reviews of her shoes, of course: "I am so glad that I have a choice about what shoes to buy."

By Jun. 27, 2013

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Pakistan pulling plug on controversial Internet filter--report

After weeks of online protest, Pakistan may be ready to kill its plan to create a massive URL blocking--i.e., Web filtering--system.

By Mar. 19, 2012

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No Google Glassing-and-driving ban likely this year

West Virginia's House Committee fails to discuss the bill recommending making it illegal to wear Google Glass while driving. This means the state will likely not enact a ban this year.

By Mar. 27, 2013

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Silicon Alley needs workers, Schumer says

The New York senator hopes to create 55,000 new green cards each year for STEM grads across the U.S.

By Sep. 18, 2012

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Eco-minded exec Musk leaves Zuckerberg's political group

Elon Musk, CEO of electric-car company Tesla Motors, bows out of Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg's political action group after the group funds ads that rile the Sierra Club, MoveOn.org, and others.

By May. 10, 2013

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Hawaiian Internet-dossier bill is dead... for now

Rep. John Mizuno says that after "thousands of e-mails," he's decided to pull the plug on his data retention bill--but will try again in 2013.

By Jan. 31, 2012

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Romney pet plays part in alleged e-mail hack

Person claiming credit for hacking presidential candidate's e-mail account says it was done by guessing Romney's favorite pet's name.

By Jun. 5, 2012