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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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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

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Google Glasses head to ballpark with Oakland A's pitchers

Relievers will be able to wear the high-tech specs on the field for team activities but not during games, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

By August 14, 2013

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Of Meerkats and marketers: The highlights of SXSW 2015

Reporters' notebook: The annual technology, film and music confab showed us that brands have money to blow, and a tiny app can still make a name for itself when the tech industry converges on Austin, Texas.

By March 18, 2015

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For cash-flush tech workers, San Francisco housing still a challenge

In techland, too many people fighting over too few houses makes home buying harder than finding the killer app.

By March 8, 2015