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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.

Facebook reportedly ready to launch mobile ad network

Industry analysts on Wednesday will pay particular attention to Facebook’s mobile advertising revenue when the social networking giant reports its first-quarter earnings. Then on April 30, according to an unsourced report in ReCode, Facebook will announce plans for a mobile Read More →

People who missed out Google Glasses this week can try unusable frames for free

Potential Google Glass “Explorers” who missed out on a $1,500 unit during Google’s one-day online sale this week can at least try out an unusable unit at home -- for free. The loaners come in four colors and new titanium “feather-light” Read More →

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 →
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