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Groundbreaking work expected to be performed at $59 million Solar Energy Research Center.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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eBay is introducing ads that merchants will pay for only if they lead to actual sales, seeking new revenue opportunities for the online marketplace before a planned split from the PayPal payments division.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Peter Burrows Bloomberg News | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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Ad executives looking for a celebrity to endorse their product can't do much better than actor Liam Neeson.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By David Bauder Associated Press | Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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Chip designers are running up against a wall as they try to shrink chips down even further: Ultracompact circuitry produces so much heat that it risks melting itself down, but now Stanford researchers have come up with a new approach that could make...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Thursday, May 28, 2015
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Ray McDonald, the former 49ers and Chicago Bears defensive tackle who was arrested Monday after a domestic violence call, was arrested again Wednesday on suspicion of violating a restraining order, Santa Clara police said.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Thursday, May 28, 2015
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Workday, the cloud-based software provider facing competition from Oracle, dropped the most since the company went public in October 2012 after forecasting a slowdown in billings growth.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Joseph Ciolli Bloomberg News | Thursday, May 28, 2015
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In a clash of rival makers of fitness trackers, Jawbone is suing Fitbit and a group of employees who quit Jawbone to work for Fitbit, saying they stole trade secrets, business plans, market research, and other information.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, May 28, 2015
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After a two-year effort, entrepreneur Elon Musk and his upstart company SpaceX won approval from the Air Force on Tuesday to launch the military's most critical satellites.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Melody Petersen Los Angeles Times | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Join tech columnist Troy Wolverton and tech reporter Matt O'Brien starting at 9 a.m. Thursday, as Google's annual I/O developers conference kicks off in San Francisco. Topics are expected to include an Android update, as well as smart-home and virtual...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: San Jose Mercury News | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Columnist Tim Kawakami and beat writer Diamond Leung let us know what to expect as the Golden State Warriors look to clinch the NBA Western Conference Finals in Game 5 against the Houston Rockets.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Mercury News | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Ryan Vogelsong is the pitching star and Joe Panik homers in San Francisco Giants victory over Milwaukee Brewers
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Scott Kazmir pitched three scoreless innings before leaving the game with left shoulder tightness, and the A's would go on to take a 3-2 loss to Tigers.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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OXON HILL, Md. (AP) -- Forty-nine spellers advanced Wednesday to the semifinals of the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee, but the Bay Area contenders were not among them.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Ben NuckolsAssociated Press | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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The auto industry is making significant strides toward increasing fuel efficiency and is ahead of schedule in meeting strict federal fuel economy goals, according to a new analysis by the Union of Concerned Scientists.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Jerry Hirsch Los Angeles Times | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Today: Fortinet looks to challenge market leader Cisco Systems and stand apart from other security companies with acquisition of Silicon Valley Wi-Fi networking company Meru Networks.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Workday, the cloud-based software provider facing competition from Oracle, dropped the most since the company went public in October 2012 after forecasting a slowdown in billings growth.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Joseph Ciolli Bloomberg News | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Remake of Keanu Reeves/Patrick Swayze cult classic will land in theaters on Christmas.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Regulators want to make it easier for consumers to stop unwanted robocalls and spam text messages, which have led to a flood of complaints to federal agencies.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Jim Puzzanghera Los Angeles Times | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Nebraska abolished the death penalty on Wednesday in a landmark veto-override vote backed by an unusual coalition of conservatives who oppose capital punishment.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Grant SchulteAssociated Press | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Firefighters are battling a grass fire that has burned 7 acres in the area of the Eagle Ridge Golf Course in Gilroy this afternoon, a Cal Fire captain said.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay City News Service | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Dennis Sheehan, who worked with the band for 30 years, found unresponsive in hotel room.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Two teen boys and a man were arrested last week in connection with a string of at least a half-dozen burglaries in East San Jose over the past couple of months.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a> </p | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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The San Jose-Evergreen Community College District board on Tuesday named John Hendrickson as interim chancellor to lead the district while it searches for a permanent leader.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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South Bay schools and colleges are among recipients of a $244 state grant announced Wednesday to promote career training that link K'“12 schools, community colleges and employers.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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The Atlantic hurricane season will be less active than usual, producing six to 11 named storms through Nov.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Brian K. SullivanBloomberg News | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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'True Detective,' 'Sense8,' 'Mr. Robot' among the standouts.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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By the end of the year, nearly every major automaker will begin offering Apple's CarPlay or Google's Android Auto, two systems that effectively turn a car's dashboard screen into a smartphone.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Tom KrisherAssociated Press | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Away from your TV and need to find the latest Warriors score? Or looking for an opinion on the Dubs' play during the game? Follow the action through the eyes of our experts Wednesday at 6 in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals between the Warriors...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay Area News Group | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Stephen Curry seems to be recovered from his scary fall on Monday and will play Wednesday as the Golden State Warriors take on the Houston Rockets in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals in Oakland.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay Area News Group | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Cole Porter's delightful musical comedy, with its cavalcade of killer songs, gets a fabulous production in Walnut Creek through June 27.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: By Sam HurwittCorrespondent | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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'Splatoon,' Nintendo's online shooter game for the Wii U, creates a family-friendly space where players attack with ink, not bullets, much like paintball.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Chevron warded off a litany of accusations of environmental damage and corporate malfeasance during its annual meeting Wednesday, and after the event the company said the Richmond refinery will remain a major part of its operations.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Academic Progress Rate scores for Cal football multiyear and San Jose State men's basketball single year show improvement.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Golden State Warriors star and NBA MVP Stephen Curry says he has no concussion symptoms, only bruising and soreness from his fall in Game 4 against the Houston Rockets.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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A one-alarm house fire in Cupertino early Monday morning caused about $75,000 in damage, a Santa Clara County fire spokeswoman said Tuesday.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay City News Service | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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More than one hundred taxi cab drivers circled San Jose City Hall on Wednesday, honking their horns angrily to protest a proposal that would allow Uber and similar companies to pick up passengers at the airport.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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The Santa Clara County Fire Department and Cal Fire have controlled a string of vegetation fires that ignited Wednesday along southbound Highway 17 at Redwood Estates, according to multiple reports.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Motivate bike-sharing company plans to bring in thousands of bikes it redesigned for urban use. It will have stations in the East Bay for the first time and in South Bay and San Francisco.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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A man who was allegedly high on methamphetamine and heroin led San Mateo County sheriff's deputies on a high-speed chase on state Highway 1 Saturday afternoon.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay City News Service | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Comedy Central star makes fun of comedian’s public perception in light of rape allegations
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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'Paper Moon’ actress and ex-wife of John McEnroe says she wants to date both men and women.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Once again, the Bay Areas gets walloped in this silly but modestly entertaining earthquake flick starring Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson.
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Plus, Jennifer Nettles and Darius Rucker host a rousing 'iHeart Radio Country Festival.'
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Former Arkansas State trooper says father of Josh Duggar reported only one incident of molestation, which is why he didn't file an abuse report.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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The first report from a big public-private project to improve genetic testing reveals it is not as rock solid as many people believe, with flaws that result in some people wrongly advised to worry about a disease risk and others wrongly told they can...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Marilynn MarchioneAssociated Press | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Congress is demanding answers about how identity thieves were able to steal the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an IRS website.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Stephen OhlemacherAssociated Press | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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The Bells go in as favorites to win the 4x100 relay, the 800 with sophomore Ben Micallef, the shot put and discus with Marshall Godsil and possibly the pole vault with Andrew Lind.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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David Hermann picked up a win and a save and went 3 of 6 at the plate in the CCS Division II playoffs
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay Area News Group | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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ESPN says Sharks will name Peter DeBoer as successor to Todd McLellan by the end of this week
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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The list of athletes includes St. Francis baseball's Andrew Carter, Serra swimming's Joe Kmak, Bellarmine tennis' Andrew Ton and Saratoga swimming's Xiangfei 'Jack' Xie, among others
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay Area News Group | Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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