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  • The Twitter icon on an iPhone in October 2013. (Laura A. Oda/Bay Area News Group)

    Twitter CEO on keeping Twitter civil

    In an interview with the New York Times’ Farhad Manjoo, Dick Costolo, Twitter’s CEO, described the fine line the company has to walk when it comes to dealing with online abuse. […]

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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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  • LinkedIn settles lawsuit in 2012 data breach case

    LinkedIn settles lawsuit in 2012 data breach case

    LinkedIn has settled for $1.25 million a lawsuit that alleges the social network didn’t do enough to protect the passwords and personal information of its paying users. In 2012, hackers […]

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  • A who’s who of powerful women gathers in Silicon Valley

    A who’s who of powerful women gathers in Silicon Valley

    Female leaders in fashion, politics, media and technology are gathering today to discuss women’s advancement in Silicon Valley, which has emerged as a key front in the global gender debate. […]

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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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