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Dan Nakaso returned home to San Jose to help tell the story of Silicon Valley and the people who keep the Valley humming.

Google Glass already available through secondary, Chinese online market

Chinese online merchants are already reselling Google Glasses in China for more than twice the $1,500 retail price after snapping them up from customers who were hand-selected for Google’s Explorer program. While Google gained international publicity for its one-day Read More →

Senior citizens increasingly going online

Their numbers are still low, but a majority of senior citizens — 59 percent — now go online, according to the Pew Research Center. Although nearly a quarter of seniors — those 65 years old and older — still Read More →

Following Samsung flap, White House visitors now free to selfie with Obama

Looks like the UConn Huskies will be free to selfie away when the National Championship basketball team eventually meets President Barack Obama for the customary photo-op at the White House. “There is no discussion of a ban” on selfies, White House Read More →

BlackBerry apparently still ‘in’ at Obama White House

Reports of BlackBerry’s potential ouster from the Obama White House may have been greatly exaggerated. As we reported this morning on Silicon Beat, The Wall Street Journal cited an unidentified insider who said the White House’s internal technology team and Read More →

White House reportedly testing LG, Samsung smartphones to replace Obama’s BlackBerry

Could BlackBerry’s days be numbered at the White House, where President Barack Obama continues to enjoy a famous bromance with his little handheld device? The Wall Street Journal cites an unidentified insider who says the White House’s internal technology team and Read More →

Twitter lures former Google, YouTube exec to pump up video offerings

Former YouTube and Google exec Baljeet Singh has been lured away by Twitter to pump up the microblogging site's video offerings — and generate more ad revenue. At YouTube, Singh was credited with developing the oft-imitated “skippable pre-roll advertisements,” according to Read More →
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