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For data-driven Oakland A's, the 'IT coach' sets the defense

For eight years, A's coach Tye Waller has been collecting data on opposing players and methodically building an application that gives the team an advantage on defense and on the bases.

By August 17, 2014

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Yahoo bus blockaded, puked on in Oakland

Tech-shuttle protests appear to take a turn for the weird as a demonstrator reportedly mounts a bus and vomits down the windshield.

By April 2, 2014

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Ford rents out your ride in new peer-to-peer car rental scheme

Ford owners in London, Portland, Chicago, Washington and the Bay Area will be able to rent their cars to other drivers.

By June 24, 2015

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Intel launches $125 million fund for startups run by women, minorities

Intel has a goal to drive growth and career development for women and minorities in order to achieve "full representation" at every level by 2020.

By June 9, 2015

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Samsung pitch man LeBron James gives teammates Apple Watches

Technically Incorrect: He's busily embroiled in the NBA Finals, but he knows how to look after his fellow Cavaliers. A touch odd for a longtime Samsung spokesman?

By June 8, 2015

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These warthog piglets are primed to play the 'Game of Thrones'

Five little warthogs born at the Detroit Zoo bear the names Sansa, Cersei, Daenerys, Tyrion and Hodor. The struggle for power has never been so cute.

By May 28, 2015

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The Point: The fight to preserve dead video games

P.T. has been taken off the PlayStation Network. But it's only one of thousands of games that will be lost to time unless copyright law changes. GameSpot's Danny O'Dwyer travels to the Oakland Museum of Arts and Digital Entertainment to uncover the sad, legal truths restricting game preservation.

By May 10, 2015

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Girls just want to code. The trick is making sure they don't stop

The best way to recruit more women into tech? Convince them when they're young that tech is cool.

By May 8, 2015

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Diversity in tech: Going beyond lip service

Tech companies say they want more women and minorities. But who's actually doing something tangible?

By May 7, 2015

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Emoji Keyboard for Mac: Beware, you may never type words again

Do you love emoji? The Emoji Keyboard on Kickstarter puts a silicone keyboard cover and software on your Mac so you can type symbols quickly and easily.

By March 12, 2015