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Apple iPad lost tablet market share in third quarter — before new models

Tablet-market leader Apple is losing market share, according to two separate reports from research firms IDC and IHS. Meanwhile, Android tablets such as those made by Samsung, Lenovo and Acer saw market-share percentage gains of 123 percent, 420.7 percent and Read More →

Tesla Model S owners celebrate West Coast charging network

Tesla Model S owners gathered at Crissy Field in San Francisco Thursday to celebrate Tesla's West Coast charging network. There are now 16 Supercharging stations from Vancouver to San Diego, along the I-5 and Highway 101 corridors. The ability to Read More →

Quoted: on finance vs. tech and ‘programming some little gimmick’

"When you study finance, you are studying how to make things happen, on a big scale, on a lasting scale. That has to matter more than getting into Google and programming some little gimmick." — Robert Shiller, winner of Read More →

Off topic: U.S. of objects, planting guide, small things made big, quotable man

From a bald eagle to Levi's jeans, Smithsonian magazine's picks for 101 Objects that Made America. An infographic for the green-thumbed among us: which plants grow well together and which don't. It's a small world, but that's Read More →

PayPal offers free online payment for promising startups

PayPal is the latest Silicon Valley behemoth to lend a hand to budding entrepreneurs with a new program that lets startup web services use the online payment system for free. San Jose-based PayPal, the online and mobile payment platform owned by eBay, Read More →

NSA spying: Secret tap into Google, Yahoo info; Google headache in Brazil

Another day, another doozy of a revelation about NSA spying from the Edward Snowden leaks. This time, it involves Google, Yahoo, the cloud and a program called "Muscular." The NSA is secretly intercepting Google and Yahoo data as it Read More →

Panasonic to supply more battery cells to Tesla

Tesla Motors and Panasonic Corporation announced Wednesday that Panasonic will expand its supply of automotive-grade lithium-ion battery cells to the Palo Alto-based maker of electric cars. The deal expands a 2011 arrangement and means that Panasonic will give Tesla Read More →

Apple hoping for iPhone, iPad sales outside Chinese major cities

With its net income down, Apple is looking for new iPhone and iPad opportunities outside of China’s major cities. Apple CEO Tim Cook said on a conference call this week that Apple is adding more outlets besides Apple stores to move Read More →

Adobe hacking victims reportedly grow to 38 million

A little more than three weeks after disclosing that hackers had gained access to credit card and other personal information for nearly 3 million of its customers, Adobe Systems of San Jose is now saying more than 38 million users Read More →
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