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1 hr ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

High-end call girl accused in Google exec's death appears in court

Alix Tichleman holds the business card of public defender Diane August in her manacled hands on Wednesday morning as she takes a last look at the courtroom after appearing before Judge timothy Volkmann in Santa Cruz Superior Court to face manslaughter charges for the Nov. 26 death of Forrest Timothy Hayes.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, Santa Cruz, CA, Santa Cruz County, CA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Zynga names Google executive to board of directors

Zynga Inc has appointed Regina Dugan, a vice president of engineering at Google, to its board, the online gaming company said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Zynga, Search Engines, Inventions, Science / Technology

Emmy Advanced Media

'Manything' Turns Old iDevices Into Home Security Thanks to IFTTT

Manything, a cloud -based video monitoring service that allows you to use old iOS devices as security cameras around your home, has released a new version of its app on Wednesday which brings new functionality and support for its freshly-launched IFTTT channel.

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Related Topix: Wireless

Digit Magazine

Google to ship first Project Ara developer boards in July

Having nailed the basics of its ambitious Project Ara customizable smartphone, Google is now engaging the hardware developer community to add versatility to the handset.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, Google, Startups, CPU, Science / Technology

GigaOM

Yelp piles into Google EU antitrust case with formal complaint about local search

Competition commissioner Joaquin Almunia was already facing resistance in his quest to wrap up the long-running Google antitrust case, but Yelp's new front-and-center involvement will almost certainly see the case continue.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Search Engines, Yelp

Skift

Yahoo's New Maps Put 'Emotionally Pleasant' Routes Before Fast Ones

Great idea but a few hurdles: 1) making people care about Yahoo, 2) trading speed for beauty on the road is a hard proposition for some.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, London, CA, Google, Startups, Search Engines, us Travel, Travel

ComputerWorld

Google Glass creator sees something smaller, faster and less awkward

Google has big hopes for its Glass head-mounted computer, chief among them a desire to make the unit smaller and more comfortable to wear.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, Science, Computer Science

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

Hughes: No 'right to be forgotten'

People do not have an "unfettered" right to have links to internet articles containing information about them removed under a so-called "right to be forgotten", a minister is expected to say today.

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Related Topix: Search Engines, Science / Technology, Internet

Wall Street Journal

PlayBuzz Takes a Page (View) Out of BuzzFeed's Playbook

A tiny start-up founded by the son a former Israeli prime minister is climbing the online news pop charts by shamelessly riding the coat-tails of BuzzFeed.com, the online news phenomenon.

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Related Topix: BuzzFeed, Israel, World News, Middle East, Startups, Quantcast, Ehud Olmert, Venture Capital

Business Journal

'Internet of Things' startup Spark moves to San Francisco

Spark Labs Inc., which makes a Wi-Fi enabled board for connecting objects to the Internet, has moved its headquarters to San Francisco after raising $4.2 million in venture capital.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital

RecruitingBlogs.com

Anna Brekka liked Justin Miller's blog post The Death of Superlatives in Job Ads

Although at first glance I get what they're going for, it's an attempt to set their ad apart from the rest, and for that I can appreciate the effort.

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St. Cloud Times

Detroit start-ups launch 'Shark-Tank' style

A number of competitions mirroring the style of hit TV show "Shark Tank" have sprung up in Detroit, where a downtown start-up tech scene has taken root.

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Related Topix: Quicken Loans, Financial Services, Venture Capital

NWCN.com

Q&A: Best way to keep passwords safe

Q. I'm currently using an SD card to store my passwords. When I want access to a program, I plug it in and copy and paste my passwords accordingly.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Search Engines

Wall Street Journal

The Daily Startup: Time Till M&A for Biotechs Falls, Still Above Historic Lows

Seragon Pharmaceuticals Inc. 's $1.7 billion sale announced Wednesday, coming less than a year after the company's formation, shows that it is possible to flip a biotechnology company quickly.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Science / Technology, Venture Capital, Bonobos

Mon Jul 07, 2014

ITworld

Wireless could come to more Arduino boards with Atmel buy

In a move that could bring faster wireless capabilities to gadgets and Arduino boards, chip maker Atmel is buying wireless chip maker Newport Media for US$140 million.

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Related Topix: Newport Media, Wireless, Bluetooth, Science / Technology, Robots

Daily Mail

Motion sensor that helps new knees last longer

'They think we're scum.com': Inside Silicon Valley's 'jungle camp' where hundreds of homeless live in tents, caves and tree huts just a short walk from rows of digital millionaire's mansions He must be dreaming! Man caught napping during Yankees game sues ESPN for $10MILLION because 'announcers made him feel like a fatty cow that needed two seats' ... (more)

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Daily Mail

Tennessee fireworks factory explodes in fire that takes 65 men to contain

Fancy a black burger bun, seaweed with your fries or a McCurry? The McDonald's meals abroad that may come as a surprise... Killed on the Fourth of July: Eleven dead as Chicago descends into bloody chaos with more than SIXTY wounded over holiday weekend 'The world owes her an apology': Extraordinary claim of Casey Anthony's lawyer who slams ... (more)

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Related Topix: Fire, WebMD, Search Engines

Al Bawaba

Etihad Airways partners with Google to make flight search easier

Using Flight Search, travellers in the US, Canada, the UK, the Netherlands, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Poland and Ireland will be able to explore and compare flights to and from any of Etihad Airways' 103 destinations, and view live ticket prices for more than 1,400 of the airline's weekly flights.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Search Engines, Science / Technology, Internet

Journal-Pioneer

Ottawa to set aside spectrum for small wireless players in a special auction

The Globe and Mail is reporting that Ottawa will offer coveted chunks of public airwaves ahead of schedule to small wireless carriers in hopes they will merge and provide more competition for Canada's three biggest carriers.

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Related Topix: Wireless

CIO

What to Expect From 11ac's Next Big Deal: Multiuser MIMO

The big deal about 802.11ac, or "gigabit Wi-Fi," is the promise of much higher speeds for Wi-Fi clients compared to the maximums under 802.11n today.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

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