Posts by Levi Sumagaysay

Levi Sumagaysay is editor of the combined SiliconBeat and Good Morning Silicon Valley. She also helps take care of SiliconValley.com, the Mercury News tech website. Email: lsumagaysay@bayareanewsgroup.com

  • On topic: Tech news to know now

    On topic: Tech news to know now

    Here’s what’s going on in the tech world. Facing regulatory challenges, Google is merging its European divisions into one. Google expands push into the workplace with Android for Work. Ads […]

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  • Vivek Wadhwa speaks at the Ideas for a Better Internet Summit in the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center at Stanford University in Stanford, Calif. on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 (Nhat Meyer/Mercury News)

    Quoted: Vivek Wadhwa on (not) talking about gender

    “I’ve done what I needed to do. I’m not needed anymore, and I know it.” — Vivek Wadhwa, academic, entrepreneur and co-author of “Innovating Women,” on speaking out about gender […]

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  • Off topic: Personal space, racing pigeons, photo contest, story time

    Off topic: Personal space, racing pigeons, photo contest, story time

    Shake hands, air kiss, bow: on greetings and personal space. Soaring prices: Some racing pigeons are selling for $100,000 or more because of demand from China. Some shortlisted images from the […]

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  • FCC net neutrality vote: Victory dance could be brief

    FCC net neutrality vote: Victory dance could be brief

    The FCC’s net neutrality vote is coming up Thursday — have the Republicans really “conceded” to President Obama’s backing of the agency’s proposal, as the New York Times wrote? That would […]

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  • On topic: Tech news to know now

    On topic: Tech news to know now

    Here’s what’s on the Wednesday menu. Apple ordered to pay $532.9 million after federal jury said iTunes infringed Texas-based Smartflash’s patents. Gemalto, the world’s largest maker of SIM cards, said […]

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  • Quoted: Chinese government shuns Cisco, Apple, Intel products

    Quoted: Chinese government shuns Cisco, Apple, Intel products

    “The Snowden incident, it’s become a real concern, especially for top leaders. In some sense the American government has some responsibility for that; (China’s) concerns have some legitimacy.” — Tu […]

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  • Off topic: Joni Mitchell, font modulator, for scientific research, funny fliers

    Off topic: Joni Mitchell, font modulator, for scientific research, funny fliers

    Joni Mitchell applies for a tenure track philosophy position: “One of central importance in my class is the study of the gentrification of the town of Paradise.” New toy for font […]

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  • Facebook tops survey of best companies for interns

    Facebook tops survey of best companies for interns

    Facebook gets bragging rights as the best company for interns for the second year in a row, according to a Glassdoor survey of the top 25 companies for interns. The social […]

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  • Tesla Model S is No. 1 on Consumer Reports’ top 10 list

    Tesla Model S is No. 1 on Consumer Reports’ top 10 list

    For the second year in a row, Tesla’s Model S has snagged the No. 1 spot on Consumer Reports’ 10 Top Picks. “It has moved the needle so dramatically,” said Mark […]

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  • Google’s Blogger banning sexually explicit content

    Google’s Blogger banning sexually explicit content

    Cover up or shut up: In a policy turnaround, Google is banning sexually explicit images and videos on its blogging platform, Blogger. If bloggers don’t clean up their blogs before March […]

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