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Google's expanded Silicon Valley headquarters will be a masterpiece of movable structures - Business Insider

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businessinsider.com - SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc submitted plans on Friday for a vastly expanded headquarters at the Silicon Valley city where the tech giant is based, presenting a bucolic vision of movable st...

Uber Database Breach Exposed Information Of 50,000 Drivers, Company Confirms

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techcrunch.com - Uber announced today that its database was breached by an unauthorized third party last year. The company confirmed the breach in a company blog post published this afternoon, authored by Uber’s ma...

Shia LaBeouf -- Transforms Into Optimus Grime

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tmz.com - Shia LaBeouf is now the proud owner of a pony, and some hardware ... in his face. Shia debuted his Riff Raff-esque look -- ponytail past his shoulders and eyebrow piercing -- while walking around t...

A Rant About The Smartest Thing Yahoo’s Done In Years

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techcrunch.com - I call it a “PlAdform Strategy”. By dangling a free development platform for building better apps, top ad sellers can lure in developers who then buy their app install ads. Facebook did it with Par...

Reader Challenge: Can You Go Wi-Fi Only? - Digits - WSJ

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blogs.wsj.com - For 30 days, I disconnected my iPhone from AT&T and lived entirely off the free Wi-Fi connections that are available nearly everywhere. (Read more about ditching your carrier’s plan.) Now, we’re ch...

Facebook reaching out to users who might be suicidal

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mashable.com - Facebook began rolling out a set of tools on Wednesday that aim to help prevent suicide. You can now report posts to Facebook that seem to show someone suffering from suicidal thoughts. A third par...

Cadillac's Swanky New Sedan Makes an Oscar Appearance - Bloomberg Business

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bloomberg.com - “Dare greatly” is a pretty charged tagline for a car ad. Nevertheless, it's the foundation of the splashy Cadillac campaign of four spots that will blanket television for a few weeks beginning with...

Apple Took 89% Of Q4 Smartphone Profits With Android OEMs In A Race To The Bottom

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techcrunch.com - Google’s Android has gobbled up market share world wide, now accounting for over 80% of all smartphone shipped globally. But when it comes to actually making money, Apple is eating all the profits ...

5 Lessons From Mark Zuckerberg's Iconic Career

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inc.com - Though the world has witnessed Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg undergo some striking changes over the past 10 years, some fundamentals--like his wardrobe, for instance--have remained largely unchanged...

Google Unveils Plans For Flexible, Biodome-Like Headquarters In Mountain View

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techcrunch.com - Google just unveiled plans for a new headquarters in Mountain View that looks like a series of canopies or even almost geodesic-dome like formations. This is the first time the company has designed...

The Apple Watch Could Start Your Car

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thenextweb.com - With the final details about pricing and launch dates expected at Apple’s March 9 event, Apple CEO Tim Cook shared another feature being built into the watch; it could potentially replace your car ...

Classic cellphones: 10 iconic handsets

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cnbc.com - From phones the size of your head to the super-slim smartphones of today, cellphones have changed dramatically. Over the decades, everyone has owned a cellphone they have loved—or even hated. And d...

5 Ways to Pimp Your Bathroom: The GQ Eye: GQ on Style: GQ

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gq.com - 1. The Face Brush: You could cleanse with your fingers, or employ hundreds of vibrating silicone nubs to do the job for you. Foreo’s Luna for Men is like a sonic brush on steroids, delivering 8,000...

Led Zeppelin's discography is now available on most streaming services

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theverge.com - Led Zeppelin has notoriously been protective of the rights to its music and where it can be heard (the occassional Cadillac commercial notwithstanding), so when the entire discography became availa...

Iran hacked an American casino, U.S. intel director says - Feb. 27, 2015

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money.cnn.com - For the first time, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said the Iranian government was behind a damaging cyberattack on the Sands Las Vegas Corporation (LVS) in 2014. He mentioned it w...

The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies Backed By Kickstarter In 2015 | Fast Company

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fastcompany.com - For bringing back virtual reality. When Facebook acquired Oculus VR in March 2014 for $2 billion, onlookers were flabbergasted. No one expected that the company, which began life as a summer 2012 K...

Grand Theft Auto V on PC has been delayed until April

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theverge.com - The PC version of Grand Theft Auto V has been delayed yet again. Originally due to launch in January, the PC version was previously pushed back until March. And now that March is nearly upon us, de...

Google plans to expand Mountain View campus

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abc7.com - Google announced Friday what it has in mind to expand its corporate campus in Mountain View. The plans include as many as four futuristic looking buildings, which can expand as the company grows. W...

Facebook launches Internet.org TV ads in Canada and Australia - Business Insider

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businessinsider.com - Facebook has launched its first TV ads to promote its non-profit Internet.org initiative, which aims to offer affordable or free internet access within developing countries that are currently not o...

How Much Does It Cost to Run a Crowdfunding Campaign?

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socialmediatoday.com - Anyone looking to back a crowdfunding project wants to know what they’re getting into, and this step has become even more important with the addition of rules on the more popular platforms that req...

Tesla’s gigafactory will make batteries in 2016 for Model S & X

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gigaom.com - Tesla is moving incredibly fast on getting its massive battery factory built. According to the company’s recent annual filing, Tesla plans to produce batteries in the factory as early as 2016 for i...

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet apparently leaks ahead of MWC

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theverge.com - The talk of late has been whether Sony will stay in the mobile business at all, but whatever the outcome there it's clear that the company will still have several products in the pipeline. Chances ...

Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run

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nbclosangeles.com - A pedestrian was struck and killed in North Hollywood Friday night by a pickup truck whose driver left the scene, police said. The victim was struck about 8:30 p.m. on Saticoy Street near Irvine Av...

Here's How to Keep Your Headphones from Tangling - SELF

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secure.self.com - Between our workouts and walking around New York (not to mention our commutes), the SELF staff can attest to the need for headphones (er, multiple pairs of headphones.) But we're always getting our...

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attendee.gotowebinar.com - An exclusive, live webinar from Social Media Today March 3rd at 12pm EST / 9am PST These days, taking your business to the next level means being honest about where your strategy falls flat and whe...

S.F. police using robot to check suspicious device - SFGate

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sfgate.com - S.F. police using robot to check suspicious device Published 10:20 pm, Friday, February 27, 2015

Watch two insane McLaren hypercars, 20 years apart, battle on the racetrack

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theverge.com - The McLaren F1, now over two decades old, is still revered as one of the greatest hypercars ever made — even by 2015 standards. Still, in the age of nonsensically outrageous hardware like Ferrari's...

ABC7 Los Angeles Apps for Tablet, iPad, iPhone & Android Devices

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abc7.com - ABC7 LA WEATHER, when threatening weather is nearby your phone can be set to alert you! Weather alerts are read aloud for you so you don't have to stop to read the screen. It's the power of a NOAA ...

6 Daily Practices That Will Make You a Better Listener

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inc.com - Business people spend a lot of time stressing over improving their ability to speak, when what they should practice is their ability to listen. Information makes you more productive and powerful if...

Uber Security Breach May Expose 50,000 Names and License Numbers

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nbclosangeles.com - Uber says a database containing the names and drivers' license numbers of 50,000 of its drivers was breached in May. The ride-sharing service says it has notified the drivers and hasn't received an...

Ericsson seeks US iPad, iPhone ban as it sues Apple over patents

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gigaom.com - Last month Apple and Ericsson went to war over the fees Ericsson is trying to charge Apple for the use of its mobile broadband patents. Apple sued Ericsson in an attempt to have the patents declare...

Google's Expansion Causing Excitement, Worry in Mountain View

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nbclosangeles.com - New expansion plans for Google headquarters, known as the Googleplex, has the city of Mountain View in a tough position as city leaders try to accommodate their biggest corporate taxpayer as well a...

Uber says database containing driver info was breached - The Denver Post

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denverpost.com - NEW YORK (AP) — Uber says a database containing the names and drivers' license numbers of 50,000 of its drivers was breached in May. The ride-sharing service says it has notified the drivers and ha...

Live Video: Watch the NBC4 News at 5 and 6 P.M.

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nbclosangeles.com - Android phone and tablet users can watch the livestream here. We've launched our online livestreaming player so that you can follow along with our reporters and anchors during NBC4's on-air broadca...

Content Marketing Idea for Small Businesses: Let Your Customers Do The Talking With User Generated Content - Hootsuite Social Media Management

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blog.hootsuite.com - According to a recent survey, Millennials spend 30% of their total media time on content created by their peers. Social media is a public forum, where people exchange ideas and opinions on various ...

Here's What Really Happened To The Cars From 'Pimp My Ride'

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huffingtonpost.com - "Pimp My Ride" premiered on MTV in 2004 with a straightforward premise that was beautiful in its simplicity: Take a kid with a beat up car and have the rapper Xzibit orchestrate a massive and ridic...

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