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Apple on Friday notifies judge it plans to appeal ruling earlier this week denying an injunction that would block the U.S. sales of Samsung smartphones found to have violated iPhone patents
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Apple on Friday notifies judge it plans to appeal ruling earlier this week denying an injunction that would block the U.S. sales of Samsung smartphones found to have violated iPhone patents
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, August 29, 2014
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The San Francisco Zoo is both celebrating and mourning because of a rare event, the birth of twin giraffes. But one of the newborns did not survive for long.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, August 29, 2014
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After founding a successful brokerage in Marin County, Mark A. McLaughlin took a plunge in 2009 when the real estate market was at low ebb and purchased the Bay Area’s Pacific Union brokerage based in San Francisco.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Today: Apple confirms its Sept. 9 event and again hits record stock highs, and signs point to a new iPhone and some sort of wearable device. Also: Splunk and Omnivision earnings.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Lending Club, the world's biggest website for matching borrowers who need small loans with investors, filed a long-anticipated initial public offering Wednesday, breathing life back into a sleepy IPO market and underscoring the rise of online lending...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Lending Club, the world's biggest website for matching borrowers who need small loans with investors, filed a long-anticipated initial public offering on Wednesday, breathing life back into a sleepy IPO market and underscoring the rise of online lending...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, August 27, 2014
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One day after NFL suspends 49ers' Aldon Smith nine games, he issues a statement through the NFL Players Association
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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A seven-block stretch of Middlefield Road that runs through unincorporated North Fair Oaks should be reduced from four lanes to three with a middle one for left turns, a neighborhood advisory group unanimously recommended this week.
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LOS ANGELES -- A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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BRENTWOOD --A 35-year-old Antioch man suspected of driving under the influence walked away with minor injuries after crashing into a sign in Brentwood on Thursday evening, a police sergeant said Friday.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay City News Service | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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A fatality has been reported after a four-vehicle collision on the northbound U.S. Highway 101 in San Jose shut down the roadway this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay City News Service | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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WASHINGTON -- The case of Mehdi Nemmouche haunts U.S. intelligence officials. Nemmouche is a Frenchman who authorities say spent 11 months fighting with the Islamic State group in Syria before returning to Europe to act out his rage.
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San Francisco Giants beat Milwaukee Brewers as Buster Posey's 5-for-5 game leads offensive explosion
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Jered Weaver and the Los Angeles Angels defeated Jon Lester and the Oakland A's 4-0 to open a three-game lead in the American League West; Coco Crisp left the game with an injury after crashing into the wall trying to catch Chris Iannetta's home run.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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No Hollywood-scripted ending is need for De La Salle in its season opening football game.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Steve Sarkisian can't wait to become the Trojans ringmaster Saturday when Fresno State visits 15th-ranked USC to open the season
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Cal Golden Bears' defense has new coordinator, two new position coaches, and several key players who missed much of last season with injuries
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Chargers open season in game originally schedule for the San Francisco 49ers' Levi's Stadium
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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High schoolNonleague Thursday Kelseyville 42, De Anza 14Friday Kennedy-Fremont 42, San Lorenzo 24 Alhambra 55, College Park 7 Pittsburg 19, California 7 Campolindo 56, Heritage 31 Piedmont 24, Justin-Siena-Napa 14 San Ramon Valley 44, Las Lomas 17 Dublin...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay Area News Group | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Several predictions that Sara Errani would lose to Venus Williams fired up the Italian, who defeats Williams in three sets.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Three chefs from San Jose restaurants squared off for the title of Silicon Valley Celebrity Chef on Wednesday to raise money for Martha's Kitchen at the Silicon Valley Capital Club.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Sal PizarroMercury News | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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The team's pass rush specialist will miss more than half the season thanks to commissioner Roger Goodell's stern ruling.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Marcus Thompson IIBay Area News Group | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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The GenZe name is a double entendre -- it refers to both future generations as well as zero emission vehicles.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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Over the past three years, opposition from the FCC has helped quash two potential megamergers in the cellphone industry, inspiring companies to compete ever harder for your business.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Troy WolvertonMercury News Columnist | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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California in 1996 became the first state to legalize pot for medicinal reasons, but it has yet to approve it for the overall adult population, or so-called 'adult-use.' Despite that, it has the largest pot market in the nation, according to a widely...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Saturday, August 30, 2014
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A pedestrian was hit and killed Friday afternoon by a car at the intersection of Winchester Boulevard and Hamilton Avenue, according to police.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Mercury News staff report | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Matt Schaub, whose hold on the Raiders quarterback job grew more uncertain with the performance by Derek Carr against the Seattle Seahawks, missed practice Friday while tending to a 'personal issue.'
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Two sisters experience roll of the dice in years surrounding WWII
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Contra Costa Times | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Also this week on TV, Adrien Brody stars in 'Houdini.'
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Friday, August 29, 2014
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After a three-day public tiff, American Airlines fares have returned to Orbitz.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Newark police may present findings to the Alameda County District Attorney's Office by next week.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Chris De BenedettiThe Argus | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Writer thrillingly recounts a mostly forgotten attempt by U.S. to reach North Pole
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Contra Costa Times | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Pikachu and Link will be among the first characters coming to 'amiibo.' Nintendo announced Friday that 12 characters will initially be part of its upcoming toy-game franchise set for release later this year.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Derrik J. Lang Associated Press | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Google's settlement of a privacy lawsuit probably won't win approval because it includes a donation to an Internet research center at Harvard University and to other schools that attorneys who brought the case attended, a judge said.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Joel Rosenblatt Bloomberg News | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Who's riding motorcycles in California? Older, married, educated men with money -- and getting more so. New statistics prepared by the Motorcycle Industry Council show the median age of California motorcycle owners was 45 years old in 2012 -- having...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Charles Fleming Los Angeles Times | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Today: Tesla Motors signs a deal to build more than 400 new charging stations in China, and the company's stock makes another record-breaking drive. Also: Apple hits more new records despite reports that wearable offering won't appear until 2015.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, August 29, 2014
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From now on, BART board members who leave office must turn in their free passes, although those who have already left office get to keep theirs.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Denis CuffContra Costa Times | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Affordable housing advocates are redoubling their calls for cities in San Mateo County to adopt policies protecting tenants who can't keep pace with the skyrocketing rental market.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, August 29, 2014
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The state Assembly today narrowly approved a package of bills designed to regulate the pumping of groundwater in California for the first time in state history and make the most significant changes to state water law in 50 years.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, August 29, 2014
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“Outlaw Pete” is based on song from 2009 album “Working on a Dream.”
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Vibeke Gade first volunteered for the Kings Mountain Art Fair in 1970, cooking breakfast for visiting artists back in the fair's early stages. Forty-four years later, the 67-year-old grandmother has eased off volunteering to focus on her own artwork,...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Aldon Smith handed nine-game suspension by NFL.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, August 29, 2014
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One person clinging to life following an attack inside an apartment on the 2000 block of Durant Avenue in Berkeley. A male was arrested on suspicion of attempted homicide.
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Labor Day weekend is your last chance to explore scientist Nathan Myhrvold's 75-photo 'Modernist Cuisine' collection on display at The Tech Museum of Innovation in downtown San Jose.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Women may be playing online games more than ever but the video game industry hasn't decided whether to include them.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Billy Beane and Bob Melvin choose not to move forward after discussions with Major League Baseball over obstruction call in ninth inning of loss to Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, August 29, 2014
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When Cardinal hosts UC-Davis on Saturday, the nation's 11th-ranked team will not have a surefire starter for irs power running game for the fifth time in the last eight seasons.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, August 29, 2014
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Obama discusses Syria, Iraq and Ukraine, wearing a suit no one expected.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Friday, August 29, 2014
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With pro-tech and disconnect camps warily eyeing each other at Black Rock City, Burning Man is showing acute symptoms of a digital identity crisis it has long wrestled with. This year, burners, as attendees are known, aren't just trying to find themselves...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Friday, August 29, 2014
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