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Levi Sumagaysay is editor of the combined SiliconBeat and Good Morning Silicon Valley. She also blogs and is the online producer for, the Mercury News tech website. Email: lsumagaysay (at) bayareanewsgroup (dot-com).

Off topic: Powdered alcohol, good looks, animated interviews, Big Apple tips

Oops, must unfriend "Palcohol": Government says its approval of powdered alcohol was a mistake. Looking good, feeling good, and hair and hierarchy.Unheard interviews with famous people such as John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Janis Read More →

Glass for good: Google offering grants to nonprofits

Google is offering grants to five nonprofits that come up with good ideas for uses for its Internet-connected specs. It'll throw in a free pair of Glass, too. The grants are an extension of Giving Through Glass, which has already Read More →

On topic: Tech news to know now

Here's some Tuesday tech news from around the Interwebs. More tech in San Francisco: Mountain View-based LinkedIn will reportedly fully lease a tower being built in S.F.'s SOMA neighborhood. GitHub co-founder and ex-CEO resigns after (supposedly being cleared Read More →

Quoted: Broadcasters vs. Aereo in the Supreme Court — should you care?

"I will say that I’d rather have my case than theirs, and I’d rather have my merits than theirs." — Chet Kanojia, CEO of Internet startup Aereo, on the case that the Supreme Court is hearing today,  ABC vs. Read More →

Off topic: Healthy Monday, classic-book reviews, ‘The Goldfinch’ art, toilet hack

New week's resolutions? Study says people are more health-conscious on Mondays. "I did not like this book at all the twilight books were better" and other one-star book reviews of classics. More books — and art: Read More →

What we’re watching: Netflix earnings

Talk about Netflix ahead of the company's earnings report today is streaming in. Here's a quick look. Did the entertainment provider add subscribers? How is the Los Gatos company's global expansion effort coming along? Some analysts expect the company to have Read More →
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