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Breaking News: We're less than a year away from visiting Pluto
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-24 21:58:32 -0700 | technology-news

We’re less than a year away from meeting Pluto, the former planetary member of our Solar System—now downgraded to a “Dwarf Planet,” but it’s still has its full planetary status in the hearts of many. According to NASA, the New...
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Breaking News: Lunar Pits Could House Future Astronauts
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-22 11:21:42 -0700 | technology-news

A new survey of the moon found that its surface was marked by over 200 holes—holes that could be used for possible astronaut shelters in the future. Researchers used NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) to survey the moon and find...
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Breaking News: Microsoft Lays Off 18,000: Reactions
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-24 13:43:57 -0700 | technology-news

Yesterday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella spoke to his company’s shareholders in the fourth quarter earnings call. He announced that Redmond was working on a version of Windows (nicknamed “Threshold,” but many are predicting it will be known as Windows 9)...
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Breaking News: Time Warner: LA to Get 'Unbelievably Fast' Internet by 2016
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-25 16:43:09 -0700 | technology-news

Time Warner Cable announced earlier this week that it is bringing high-speed gigabit-per-second to homes, businesses and government offices in Los Angeles by 2016. “Over the last four years, Time Warner Cable has invested more than $1.5 billion to enhance...
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Breaking News: Amazon Posts $126 Million Loss in Q2 After Launching Smartphone, TV
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-28 11:11:17 -0700 | technology-news

Online retail behemoth giant had a sad second quarter, losing $126 million in revenue even as they released a new smartphone (the Fire), new television (the Fire TV) and new original content. “We continue working hard on making the Amazon...
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Breaking News: Microsoft CEO Excites With New Version of Windows
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-24 14:25:14 -0700 | technology-news

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella spoke to shareholders yesterday in the company’s fourth quarter earnings call. The biggest news for software junkies is that the company announced they are bringing together Windows for desktops, tablets, smartphones and game consoles. "This means...
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Breaking News: Astronomers Discover Exoplanet With Longest Known Year
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-25 13:00:41 -0700 | technology-news

Astronomers have discovered an exoplanet with the longest known year. Kepler-421b completes a full orbit of its parent star every 704 Earth days. "Finding Kepler-421b was a stroke of luck," says David Kipping of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA)...
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Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-25 13:41:44 -0700 | technology-news

Yahoo! announced officially yesterday that they were acquiring mobile analystics startup Flurry. Marissa Mayer’s latest purchase will push the website into moving further and further into the mobile sector. “Over the past couple of years,” writes Scott Burke, Yahoo's...
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Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-28 15:25:32 -0700 | technology-news

Just several weeks after Apple shelled out $3 billion for the company, Beats Electronics (founded by N.W.A. member Dr. Dre and legendary music producer Jimmy Iovine) is already getting into trouble. CNBC broke news this afternoon that Bose is suing...
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Breaking News: Facebook Beats Analyst Expectations in Q2
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-26 22:44:46 -0700 | technology-news

According to Facebook’s second quarter earnings call yesterday, the social media site has as bigger reason to brag than most of its users (but the users will anyway). "We had a good second quarter," said Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and...
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Breaking News: Lyft Comes to NYC Tonight
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-28 14:36:15 -0700 | technology-news

New Yorkers, get ready for Lyft. After jumping through a series of legal hoops, the ride-sharing company is coming to the Big Apple. “After making positive progress with local and state leaders,” the San Francisco-based company pronounced on their blog...
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Breaking News: Free Tibet: Chinese Government Faked Dozens of Pro-China Twitter Users
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-24 10:09:23 -0700 | technology-news

According to London-based organization Free Tibet, Twitter is flooded with fake accounts (most likely from the Chinese government) that slam Tibet and the Tibetan people. The fake accounts appear to be targeting Western audiences. Written by Eleanor Byrne-Rosengren, Free Tibet...
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Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-28 10:24:05 -0700 | technology-news

Google has set its sights on finding out what “perfect health” actually means. According to a new report The Wall Street Journal, Google is working on Project Baseline, a survey of 175 individuals, and, if successful, thousands more in the...
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Breaking News: Facebook's summer of love
 
Posted by: Barry Eitel

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-26 22:44:46 -0700 | technology-news

According to the numbers in Facebook’s second quarter earnings call, the company may finally be coming into its own as an investing powerhouse. Facebook earned 42 cents a share on $2.91 billion in revenue. Revenue from advertising was $2.68 billion,...
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Source: East Bay Express

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-07-29 20:09:47 -0700 | entertainment-news

When Samee Roberts founded Oakland's annual Art & Soul Festival in 2001, it was pretty quiet in downtown Oakland. "Art Murmur didn't exist, the nightlife scene was virtually nonexistent, and no one was around on the weekend," said Roberts, who...
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