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LGBT rights are good for the tech industry, SF Pride Parade chief says

San Francisco is both the home of the tech industry and the epicenter of the gay rights movement. Now the city is throwing its biggest party of the year, just after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage.

By June 27, 2015

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Latest Windows 10 Mobile preview offers more features and bugs

The new features sound cool, but bugs still abound in each new mobile preview release, and Microsoft has to squash them all in time for the final release later this year.

By June 26, 2015

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Apple Watch off to a slow start in Singapore

Demand for Apple products is usually very high in the city-state, but the company's smartwatch has received a lukewarm welcome on its first day on sale in Southeast Asia.

By June 26, 2015

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Surplus food for the homeless is just an app away

On-demand smartphone apps are known for addressing the whims and desires of the comfortable. It turns out they can also serve the greater good.

By June 21, 2015

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John Oliver exposes what the Internet does to women

Technically Incorrect: In a searing segment that ought to cause a considerable portion of the male population to feel just a little shame, the HBO comedian praises Google's stance on revenge porn. (And mocks Bing.)

By June 22, 2015

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For T-Mobile's wireless ambitions, a make-or-break moment looms

The Uncarrier has the most to win or lose in next year's spectrum auction, including whether it has a chance to be a true competitor to Verizon Wireless and AT&T.

By June 23, 2015

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Are these the stars that shaped the universe?

The Very Large Telescope has spotted signs that may indicate the presence of the oldest stars in the universe -- formed from matter created by the Big Bang.

By June 17, 2015

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F-U-N-D-E-D: New rules mean you, too, can be a startup owner

Beginning Friday, crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo can give the public the chance to be startup owners, not just donors.

By June 19, 2015

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Facebook tests program to boost diversity in the workplace

The social-media giant wants to increase the number of minorities in its workforce -- which is overwhelmingly white and male.

By June 18, 2015

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Will self-driving cars be programmed to kill you?

Technically Incorrect: Ethicists are beginning to muse about whether you will be more dispensable than the five people your out-of-control car is about to hit.

By June 17, 2015