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Oakland

Son of Oakland police officers accidentally shoots himself – San Francisco Chronicle

Son of Oakland police officers accidentally shoots himselfSan Francisco Chronicle(02-28) 21:15 PST SAN FRANCISCO — The 12-year-old son of two Oakland police officers accidentally shot himself in the arm at his Danville home, authorities said Friday. The shooting happened at a home near Camino Tassajara and Sycamore Valley …12-year-old boy accidentally shoots selfKTVU San Francisco […]

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tech

Tim Cook advises climate change deniers to get out of Apple stock – CNET

CNETIn a response to a shareholder suggestion that Apple stop its environmentally friendly initiatives, the typically temperate Apple CEO draws a blunt line in the sand. Nick Statt. by Nick Statt. February 28, 2014 5:04 PM PST. Follow @nickstatt. (Credit: Sarah …Apple investors fall for CEO Cook’s product-presentation prankRegisterApple TV Made More Than $1 Billion […]

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tech

Tim Cook: Apple TV did over $1B in … – CNET

CNETAt Apple’s annual gathering of shareholders, CEO Tim Cook said the product is more than a “hobby.” Richard Nieva. by Richard Nieva. February 28, 2014 11:09 AM PST. Follow @richardjnieva. (Credit: James Martin/CNET). CUPERTINO, Calif. — So much for …Apple Investors Reject Shareholder Proposals, Re-Elect Board (1)BusinessweekApple TV sales topped $1B in 2013, becoming Apple’s […]

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San Francisco

6 San Francisco police officers indicted – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle(02-27) 12:23 PST SAN FRANCISCO — Five San Francisco police officers and a former officer have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges including extortion, dealing drugs, stealing computers and other property from suspects and searching …Feds indict 5 San Francisco police officersUSA TODAYSan Francisco police officers indicted on federal chargesKTVU […]

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Oakland

Police hunt for 3 North Oakland robbers – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle(02-26) 21:28 PST SAN FRANCISCO — Oakland police are looking for three men suspected in five robberies in three North Oakland business districts. The robberies, which police say are related, occurred at a variety of service-oriented businesses since …Police looking for suspects in series of North Oakland armed robberiesContra Costa Times all 3 […]

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tech

Google denies bidding on WhatsApp – CNET

CNETAndroid and Chrome chief Sundar Pichai refutes reports that Google competed with Facebook to buy WhatsApp. Seth Rosenblatt. by Seth Rosenblatt. February 26, 2014 10:21 AM PST. Follow @sethr. Sundar Pichai, Google’s VP in charge of Android and …WhatsApp shows that Facebook & Google are serious about competing with telcosVentureBeatSundar Pichai Denies Google Bid on […]

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San Francisco

Bones found at Transbay Transit construction site – San Francisco Chronicle

Bones found at Transbay Transit construction siteSan Francisco Chronicle(02-25) 18:29 PST SAN FRANCISCO — A construction crew preparing to pour concrete for the new Transbay Transit Center discovered an old but well-preserved human skeleton – later determined to be that of a Native American – Tuesday morning. and more …read more Source: Transbay Transit Center […]

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Oakland

2 accused of murder outside Oakland Walmart – San Francisco Chronicle

2 accused of murder outside Oakland WalmartSan Francisco Chronicle(02-25) 16:20 PST OAKLAND — Two men have been arrested and charged with special-circumstances murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a man outside a Walmart in East Oakland during a marijuana deal, authorities said Tuesday. Vincent Muzak …Oakland: Two men charged in December robbery-slaying of […]

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tech

Apple finally fixes ‘gotofail’ OS X security hole – CNET

CNETAfter a multiday delay that irked users, Apple has released a system software update for OS X Mavericks that fixes what’s become known as the “gotofail” security vulnerability. Declan McCullagh. by Declan McCullagh. February 25, 2014 11:00 AM PST.Apple issues fix for glaring security flaw on Mac computersReutersApple release security fix for Mac computersAFPApple Patches […]

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Entertainment

Godzilla Movie Trailer #2 Premiering On Tuesday At 10 AM PST – Comicbook.com (blog)

Godzilla Movie Trailer #2 Premiering On Tuesday At 10 AM PSTComicbook.com (blog)A new trailer for Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures’ upcoming Godzilla film will arrive tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. PST. The Godzilla Twitter feed subtly made the announcement with a Tweet saying “The truth has been awakened” followed by a link to a … …read […]

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Oakland

Man arrested for threat involving Oakland school – San Francisco Chronicle

Man arrested for threat involving Oakland schoolSan Francisco Chronicle(02-22) 14:32 PST San Francisco — San Francisco police have arrested a man suspected of threatening an Oakland family, which prompted the daylong presence of police at an Oakland elementary school, authorities said Saturday. Matthew Eisenhower, 45 …Man accused of threatening Oakland family, school arrestedKGO-TVPolice: Man accused […]

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tech

Nvidia’s launches mid-range GPUs with Maxwell architecture – CNET

CNETThe chipmaker’s Maxwell graphics architecture is twice as energy efficient and 50 percent faster than its predecessor, Kepler. Shara Tibken. by Shara Tibken. February 18, 2014 6:00 AM PST. Follow @sharatibken. Nvidia’s new GPUs, the GeForce GTX 750 Ti …GeForce GTX 750 Ti Review: Maxwell Adds Performance Using Less PowerTom’s Hardware GuideGPU Battle at $150: […]

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tech

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 fingerprint sensor ‘confirmed’ – CNET

CNETA report citing inside sources says the upcoming smartphone will come equipped with fingerprint reading technology within the device’s home button. Dara Kerr. by Dara Kerr. February 17, 2014 7:53 PM PST. Follow @darakerr. Samsung’s Galaxy S5 could …Samsung launches Note 3 Neo, Galaxy NotePRO, Tab3 NeoHindu Business LineIndian smartphone mkt to double to 80mn […]

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tech

Apple’s M&A chief reportedly met with Tesla CEO Elon Musk – CNET

CNETThe electric carmaker’s chief executive met with Adrian Perica and “probably” Apple CEO Tim Cook last spring, according to a San Francisco Chronicle report. Steven Musil. by Steven Musil. February 16, 2014 11:50 AM PST. Follow @stevenmusil. Elon Musk.Yay for the iCar! Apple in juiced-up tech talks with Elon Musk’s TeslaRegisterWas Apple Going to Buy […]

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Oakland

Stolen-car suspect dies in Oakland crash after CHP chase – San Francisco Chronicle

Stolen-car suspect dies in Oakland crash after CHP chaseSan Francisco Chronicle(02-15) 00:12 PST OAKLAND — The driver of a stolen car died Friday night after crashing in East Oakland while trying to escape from the California Highway Patrol, police said. The chase began about 9:30 p.m. when CHP officers tried to stop a stolen …Oakland: […]

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Entertainment

Don’t spoil ‘House of Cards’ for Barack Obama, please – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThe second season of Netflix’s political thriller “House of Cards” got released at midnight PST, and while many wasted no time tearing into the twisty Kevin Spacey-Robin Wright series, there’s one fan who’s going to need a little time to catch up. And God help …Antihero Or Villain? In ‘House Of Cards,’ It’s […]

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academy awards

Oscars 2014: Voting officially underway for 86th annual Academy Awards – The Times-Picayune

The Times-PicayuneVoting for the 86 annual Academy Awards is officially underway, as of 10 a.m. CST (8 a.m. PST) this morning, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced. Polls will close 7 p.m. CST (9 a.m. PST) on Feb. 25. Academy members can vote …Academy Awards-nominated Composers To Perform At Oscar ConcertContactmusic.comAll […]

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tech

Lovey-dovey detection algorithm puts hearts on Google+ photos – CNET

CNETGiving a Valentine’s Day perk to its social network service, Google adds animated hearts to photos that show hugging and kissing. Stephen Shankland. by Stephen Shankland. February 14, 2014 3:26 AM PST. Follow @stshank. For Valentine's Day, …Google doodle lets you send virtual chocolates for Valentine’s DayITProPortalGoogles Virtual Valentine’s Day Gift.Consett MagazineGoogle Lets You Say […]

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San Francisco

Driver accused in fatal SF hit-run linked to robberies – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChroniclePage 1 of 1. (02-13) 18:46 PST SAN FRANCISCO — The driver accused of striking and killing a man early Wednesday morning in San Francisco was out on $30,000 bail after two felony grand theft cases earlier this year, court records show. Mageb Hussain …Pedestrian Hit, Killed In San Francisco’s Pacific HeightsCBS LocalPedestrian […]

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tech

Facebook expands gender options: Social media reaction – San Jose Mercury News

Facebook expands gender options: Social media reactionSan Jose Mercury NewsBay Area News Group. Posted: 02/13/2014 10:58:45 AM PST. Updated: 02/13/2014 10:59:58 AM PST. The social networking company announces plans Thursday to roll out custom choices for pronouns and privacy for more than 150 million American users. …read more Source: Social Media News Feed By Google

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Oakland

Guard hired by Oakland neighbors shoots suspect – San Francisco Chronicle

Guard hired by Oakland neighbors shoots suspectSan Francisco Chronicle(02-13) 14:21 PST OAKLAND — An armed security guard who was recently hired to patrol an Oakland neighborhood by people frustrated with an overtaxed city police force shot and wounded a burglary suspect Thursday, authorities said. The incident …Oakland: Private security guard shoots suspected burglarSan Jose Mercury […]

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tech

House and Senate Dems introduce bill to temporarily fix Net neutrality – CNET

CNETDemocrats in the House and Senate have introduced legislation that will give the FCC authority to impose its Net neutrality rules until it can come up with a more permanent legal fix. Marguerite Reardon. by Marguerite Reardon. February 3, 2014 3:52 PM PST.New Legislation Could Save Net Neutrality — For NowMashableDemocrat lawmakers look to restore […]

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tech

Lenovo CEO eyes Motorola customisation in bid to beat Apple and Samsung – ZDNet

ZDNetSummary: Lenovo’s CEO Yuanqing Yang likes Motorola’s customisation model and may bring it to other markets. Liam Tung. By Liam Tung | January 31, 2014 — 11:11 GMT (03:11 PST). Follow @liamT. One benefit of Lenovo taking Motorola’s devices …Everyone’s a winner from Google’s sale of Motorola to LenovoInquirerHELLO LENOVO. Do you really, really want […]