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  1. Biz Break: SolarCity misses mark, plans to lease Solyndra facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | SiliconValley.com

    Today: San Mateo solar installer SolarCity falls more than 5 percent after-hours following worse-than-expected net losses and a troubling forecast. Also: Apple hits record high for sixth day in a row, as it and Facebook look toward virtual reality.

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  2. Tim Draper: Venture capitalist's eccentricity 'runs deep'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | SiliconValley.com

    As a third-generation venture capitalist, Tim Draper gauges the motivation of entrepreneurs who pitch him. Are they true believers or opportunists? Are they committed for the long haul, or just hoping to cash out? Now that he's proposed slicing California into six pieces, the eccentric multimillionaire faces a similar kind of scrutiny.

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  3. With VC Tim Draper, eccentricity 'runs deep'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | SiliconValley.com

    As a third-generation venture capitalist, Tim Draper gauges the motivation of entrepreneurs who pitch him. Are they true believers or opportunists? Are they committed for the long haul, or just hoping to cash out? Now that he's proposed slicing California into six pieces, the eccentric multimillionaire faces a similar kind of scrutiny.

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  4. Goodbye textbooks, hello free online resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | SiliconValley.com

    Teacher Ryan Clark, left, helps students Imai Wills, left, and Morgan Richards, during their ninth-grade physics class at Design Tech High School in Millbrae on Dec. 4, 2014. Design Tech High School's 136 ninth-graders study physics, math and English usng course materials downloaded for free from the internet.

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  5. Bay Area home sales and prices rise in DecemberRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | SiliconValley.com

    Sales of existing single-family homes in the Bay Area -- and the prices they command -- showed significant gains in December compared with the same period a year ago, a real-estate information service reported Thursday. "It looks as if the stage is being set now for a pretty strong spring in terms of sales," he said.

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  6. Biz Break: Apple patent for wearable camera spooks GoPro investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | SiliconValley.com

    GoPro's senior production artist Abe Kislevitz with a GoPro HERO 3 on Jan. 13, 2014 in San Mateo. Today: Apple is awarded a patent for a remote-controlled wearable camera, and GoPro stock immediately plunges to lowest levels since August.

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  7. FedEx, UPS confront busiest holiday season on recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | SiliconValley.com

    FedEx workers watch for their designated packages slowly moving down a long conveyor belt to load into trucks for delivery on the busiest shipping day of the year, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 at the FedEx facility in San Francisco, Calif. The next week will be a 24/7, backbreaking, sleep-deprived haul for couriers such as FedEx, the United Parcel Service and the U.S. Postal Service, the last connections to deliver many much-anticipated Christmas gifts.

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  8. Biz Break: Adobe spends $800 million on photo portfolio for growing cloud customer baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | SiliconValley.com

    Today: Adobe stock shoots to an all-time high after company announces further success in its cloud transition and the $800 million acquisition of Fotolia. Also: Lending Club received warmly on Wall Street, Hortonworks and New Relic up next.

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  9. Lending Club IPO poised to be California's largest of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | SiliconValley.com

    Lending Club, the startup that has made the once-rogue business of Internet loans into a booming industry, becomes a publicly traded company this week, marking a milestone for a growing crop of tech companies challenging big banks. Thursday, San Francisco-based Lending Club will start trading on the New York Stock Exchange at a reported $15 a share.

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  10. GoPro plans to sell more stock for $800 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | SiliconValley.com

    GoPro said Monday that it plans raise an additional $800 million in a stock offering, sending its shares lower in morning trading. The company said it plans to use the cash raised for general corporate purposes, including possible acquisitions or to invest in another company.

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  11. GoPro plans to sell more stock for $800 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | SiliconValley.com

    GoPro said Monday that it plans raise an additional $800 million in a stock offering, sending its shares lower in morning trading. The company said it plans to use the cash raised for general corporate purposes, including possible acquisitions or to invest in another company.

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  12. Biz Break: Wall Street roars to record highs as LinkedIn, GoPro soarRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | SiliconValley.com

    Costumed characters distribute Hershey candies as trader Edward Curran works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. U.S. stocks are opening higher following big gains in Asia after Japan made moves to rev up its economy.

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  13. Biz Break: Wall Street roars to record highs as LinkedIn, GoPro soarRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | SiliconValley.com

    Today: The Dow Jones and S&P indexes hit all-time highs and the Nasdaq reaches its highest point since 2000 as LinkedIn and GoPro experience big post-earnings bounces. The two most-watched Wall Street stock indexes closed at record highs Friday, as stocks rebounded from stark declines at the beginning of October with help from big post-earnings gains by Silicon Valley tech companies.

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  14. SolarCity to offer solar loans to homeowners, which could juice marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | SiliconValley.com

    SolarCity will begin offering loans to homeowners for solar systems, a move that industry analysts say could reshape the market for rooftop solar and propel its rapid adoption. Most current rooftop solar deals involve a lease or an agreement to buy power over a period of time, but the company owns the panels.

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  15. Joan Rivers promotes new iPhone 6 from beyond graveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | SiliconValley.com

    Rivers' Facebook page on Friday showed a message, supposedly from Rivers, promoting the new phone, which was released Friday according to TMZ. A picture of an iPhone 4 box showed up, captioned "This badass is being replaced by an iPhone 6 ."

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  16. Tim Draper's 'Six Californias' initiative fails to qualify for ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | SiliconValley.com

    Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper's "Six Californias" plan to break up the Golden State failed to qualify for November 2016's ballot, falling well short of the petition signatures required, the Secretary of State's Office reported Friday. Even Draper's $5.2 million personal investment in the proposed ballot measure wasn't enough to make it happen, foiling the myth that anyone with enough money can put anything they desire before California voters.

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  17. Joan Rivers reportedly didn't sign off on procedureRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2014 | SiliconValley.com

    Joan Rivers didn't sign off on the throat procedure she underwent from an unauthorized doctor the day she suffered heart and respiratory failure, according to the New York Daily News. A doctor with Rivers' entourage, who reportedly wasn't authorized to work at the clinic at which Rivers' was being examined, performed an unplanned biopsy on her vocal chords that caused the comedian to stop breathing, a medical source told the newspaper.

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  18. Martins Beach access bill moves closer to victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | SiliconValley.com

    A proposed law to allow public access to Martins Beach passed one of its last major obstacles Thursday in the state Legislature, overcoming intense lobbying by Silicon Valley venture capitalist Vinod Khosla, the property's owner.

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  19. Martins Beach access bill moves closer to victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | SiliconValley.com

    A proposed law to allow public access to Martins Beach passed one of its last major obstacles Thursday in the state Legislature, overcoming intense lobbying by Silicon Valley venture capitalist Vinod Khosla, the property's owner.

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  20. Santa Clara County has highest median household income in nation, but wealth gap widensRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | SiliconValley.com

    Santa Clara County has the highest median household income in the nation, at $93,500, and two other Bay Area urban centers are in the top 10, but the tech-fueled geyser of wealth has created a widening gap between high earners and middle- and low-income workers, according to a report released Monday.

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