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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.

Tech leaders call on Gov. Brown to increase K-12 computer education

A group of Silicon Valley tech leaders and school district chiefs has sent a letter to Gov. Jerry Brown, hoping for a sitdown to talk about ways to expand computer science in California’s K-12 schools. The signers include Twitter Executive Chairman Read More →

Tech companies courting Washington insiders this week in D.C.

Some of Silicon Valley’s biggest and most influential tech companies are courting Washington insiders — besides the official lobbying — this week by hosting events surrounding the 100th anniversary of the White House Correspondents’ Association and the organization’s Read More →

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 →

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