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Facebook, Twitter to offer networks real-time data on TV shows members ‘like’

Facebook will join Twitter this week in offering real-time feedback on major network television shows as both social media companies battle to translate members’ preferences and comments into advertising dollars. Twitter on Monday is expected to partner with Nielsen to offer Read More →

Quoted: 3D printing in space — will it fly?

"You can get rid of concepts like rationing, scarce or irreplaceable." — Andrew Filo, an inventor who's consulting with NASA Ames Research Center on its project to test 3D printing in space. The hope is that by being able Read More →

Intel pushing Web access for African women and girls

Santa Clara chipmaker Intel announced an initiative Monday to help 5 million African women and girls gain access to the Internet. The initiative - dubbed She Will Connect - will work with governmental and private organizations to expand the digital skills Read More →

Off topic: Philosophical adventure, atheists and grief, animal photos, sign language, toys

Choose your own adventure, the philosophy edition. On atheists grieving and offering comfort to others. An In Focus look at animals in the news; some photos are startling. Exploring roundabouts and the language Read More →

Robots, drones and self-driving cars, oh my

Quick, what do you think about when someone says "robot"? "It's a loaded word," said Steve Cousins at C2SV, or Creative Convergence Silicon Valley, Thursday in San Jose. Cousins, formerly CEO of robot maker Willow Garage, is now chief executive of Savioke, Read More →

Texting zones as the new solution to distracted driving

New Yorkers may still be slurping down Big Gulp sodas, but even if elected officials can't battle diabetes and cavities, they say they can make residents across the state safer on the road with the creation of new "texting zones." New Read More →

Elevator Pitch: Karim Faris of Google Ventures

When Google in 2009 announced its own venture capital fund, some traditional VCs smirked. Today, not so much: With a portfolio highlighted by names like Uber, Airtime and Read More →

Hey. Give back those stolen iPads and nobody gets hurt

Word comes from the hinterlands to the south of us here in Silicon Valley that there's been a bit of a glitch in one of the nation's boldest experiments to bring Apple and its iPads into the lives of students Read More →

Yahoo shares pass $33, and it only took 5 years

Ding, ding, ding! That’s the sound of longtime Yahoo investors celebrating the fact that their shares finally hit $33 this week, for the first time in more than five years since then-CEO Jerry Yang turned down Microsoft’s offer to buy Read More →

Plastic iPhones, hacked iPads and a call for sanity over Apple products: All fodder for Pat & Mike from Silicon Valley

Join Pat and Mike as they get back together after a brief hiatus and talk about the latest from Silicon Valley. Learn how to say "iPhone" in Czech, hear a report on the debut of the plastic Apple iPhone Read More →
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