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Breaking News: Cameras were the problem for emergency responders in San Francisco plane crash (Satire)
Posted by: Nathan Salant SelectMedia

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-01-15 15:50:40 -0800 | travel-news

Now that we've all seen the photograph of a firefighter pointing out the location of an injured passenger to one of two fire trucks that eventually ran her over, we know what the real problem was: Firefighters have too many...
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Breaking News: Top 5 technology trends for 2014
Posted by: Kerry Butters

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-01-09 15:48:10 -0800 | technology-news

If you’re a fan of all things tech then you’re likely to be in for a treat this year. While the last couple of years have seen some great strides taken in the world of innovative technology, 2014 promises to...
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Breaking News: Google vs. Bing NORAD Santa tracker (Live Updates)
Posted by: richwebnews

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-12-25 01:12:55 -0800 | entertainment-news

Tens of thousands of kids track Santa every Christmas Eve patiently waiting for their gift. But some might be expecting two gift since they’re tracking two Santas in the past couple of year -- the Norad and Goggle Santa. It...
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Breaking News: Apple buys Topsy for over $200 million
Posted by: Aby Sam Thomas

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-12-06 10:14:57 -0800 | business-news

In a deal that has left many guessing about the reasons behind it, Apple has bought social analytics firm Topsy for more than $200 million, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal Tuesday. The San Francisco-based Topsy, which...
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Breaking News: Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio: A true love story
Posted by: Phyllis L. Smith Asinyanbi

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-02-12 01:58:27 -0800 | entertainment-news

Sixty years ago on Jan. 14, 1954, Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio were married. The marriage lasted nine months and ended with Monroe alleging “mental cruelty.” But the "Yankee Clipper's" love for Marilyn was an undying one, and he proposed...
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Breaking News: Marlboro man Eric Lawson dies from smoking-related ailment
Posted by: Nina Rai

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-01-31 14:36:50 -0800 | entertainment-news

Eric Lawson, the former actor who appeared in print ads as the iconic Marlboro man - a rugged puffing cowboy - synonymous with the cigarette brand during the late 70s, passed away at age 72. His wife Susan Lawson Sunday...
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Breaking News: Is Silicon Valley losing its startup sizzle?
Posted by: John Egan

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-11 12:48:24 -0700 | business-news

The San Francisco area now is a bigger magnet for tech startup funding than its neighbor to the south, Silicon Valley. A new study from the Martin Prosperity Institute shows that in 2012, San Francisco gained $6.8 billion in venture...
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Breaking News: Chevron hopes to compensate fracking explosion victims with pizza
Posted by: Joe Kukura

Uniontown :: PA :: USA | updated 2014-02-20 20:45:55 -0800 | technology-news

The business of fracking – hydraulic fracturing that digs deep into the earth to find new natural gas sources -- has resulted in one of the most curious apology letters in recent corporate memory. After a fracking well exploded last...
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Breaking News: Smart car flipping mystery in San Francisco, Calif.
Posted by: Anne Sewell

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-09 03:41:33 -0700 | odd-news

Police in San Francisco are seeking a group of people responsible for several acts of vandalism, targeting Smart cars in the city. Four of the tiny Smart cars have been flipped in two different areas of the city. All attacks...
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Breaking News: California could face mandatory water rationing in drought emergency
Posted by: Nathan Salant

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-01-21 15:11:38 -0800 | green-news

Mandatory water rationing could be coming to California after Gov. Jerry Brown declared a drought emergency for the Golden State. Brown made the pronouncement at a news conference Friday in San Francisco, where he asked residents to reduce their water...
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Breaking News: First look: Start menu returns with Windows 8.1
Posted by: Joe Kukura

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-04-03 07:56:20 -0700 | technology-news

Of all the things we all hate about Windows 8, few things elicit more frustration than the new Start screen. That counterproductive, pain-in-the-rear Start screen disrupts your work on the Windows 8 operating system every time you need to switch...
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Breaking News: Attorney 'outraged' by coroner's report on lost patient found dead at SF hospital
Posted by: Nathan Salant

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-12-20 20:11:14 -0800 | health-news

The coroner's report on the death of a San Francisco General Hospital patient found dead at the facility after disappearing 17 days earlier was "outrageous," a family attorney said Saturday. San Francisco lawyer Haig Harris said the report released Friday...
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Breaking News: What do Upworthy, the president and Starbucks have in common?
Posted by: Brittany Fleit

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-03-17 08:27:27 -0700 | technology-news

Simple: they all use Optimizely. Optimizely first won fame in 2008 when its CEO, Dan Siroker, aided President Barack Obama’s election win by helping raise $60 million through testing various campaigns. Shortly after, Siroker realized this model could be emulated...
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Breaking News: Watch John Oliver roast the tech industry to bits at The Crunchies
Posted by: Joe Kukura

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2014-02-13 00:47:31 -0800 | technology-news

Think it's dumb that the tech industry has its own awards show? Then you really should watch this tech industry awards show opening monologue. "The Daily Show" personality John Oliver hosted a Silicon Valley tech awards show Monday night called...
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Breaking News: Riled up protesters block Google employee bus in San Francisco
Posted by: Joe Kukura

San Francisco :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-12-11 16:38:34 -0800 | technology-news

Google has a nice little employee benefit wherein they provide a free bus ride to work for their employees who live in San Francisco, some 32 miles from the company's Mountain View, CA headquarters. The buses have free WiFi, they...
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