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The latest Silicon Valley arms race is a contest to build the best artificial brains. Facebook, Google and other leading tech companies are jockeying to hire top scientists in the field of artificial intelligence, while spending heavily on a quest to...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Strong iPhone sales helped Apple blow through Wall Street expectations for its fiscal second quarter, sending its stock sharply up in after-hours trading.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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A man filed a lawsuit today in Santa Clara County Superior Court in San Jose declaring that he is the biological father of teen suicide victim Audrie Pott and should be included in a wrongful death lawsuit as a legal heir.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay City News Service | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The Golden State Warriors say they don't have to continue making debt service payments on the Oracle Arena when the team leaves for San Francisco, setting up a potential legal battle with Oakland and Alameda County.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Matthew ArtzOakland Tribune | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda ejected for using a foreign substance.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The Oscar-winning actress marries Alexandra Hedison, whom she started dating in October 2013.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Compiled by Tony HicksContra Costa Times | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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he number of Americans buying new homes plummeted in March to the slowest pace in eight months, a sign that real estate's spring buying season is off to a weak start.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Josh Boak Associated Press | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Barbara Winfrey claims Oprah kicked her out of her own Nashville home following a divorce.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Compiled by Tony HicksContra Costa Times | Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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The former Beatle announces he will perform the final concert at the venue that marked the Beatles’ final ticketed concert.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a></p | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Oscar winners reportedly planning Italy trip together.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Compiled by Tony HicksContra Costa Times | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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A cooling-off period has been called in the fight between the makers of a wildly popular hot sauce and the Southern California city that says its air is too spicy to bear.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Hector Sanchez and Michael Morse lead the way as the San Francisco Giants break out of a hitting slump in a 12-10 triumph over the Colorado Rockies.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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A man found bound at the wrists, partially clothed and possibly beaten to death in a warehouse parking lot off Monterey Road in San Jose has been identified as a 48-year-old Antioch resident.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a> </p | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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An 84-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a shooting that occurred Wednesday afternoon at a medical office building, according to police.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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A college student was burned while escaping from an apartment fire overnight near San Jose State University, according to a fire captain.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Police officials this afternoon will announce the arrest of two suspects in connection with fatal shooting of 66-year-old Judy Salamon in East Oakland last year.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Rihanna’s ex will remain in jail until at least June.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Compiled by Tony HicksContra Costa Times | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Miley Cyrus, Matthew McConaughey, Pharrell Williams, and Kerry Washington also make list. .
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Compiled by Tony HicksContra Costa Times | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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A Maine man who says he developed a serious disease after getting bit by a rat he bought at Petco has sued the pet supply retailer.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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'The Crazy Ones’ star cuts price on estate and vineyard sitting on 640 acres
From: Inside Bay Area | By: Compiled by Tony HicksContra Costa Times | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg was one of three wax figures unveiled Wednesday to promote the Madame Tussauds museum opening this summer in San Francisco.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Mercury News | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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BOSTON (AP) -- The pine tar on Michael Pineda's neck was a stain for the New York Yankees. General manager Brian Cashman was "embarrassed.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Howard UlmanAssociated Press | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Paul McCartney announced today on his website he will be performing at Candlestick Park in August, a farewell concert at the former home of the Giants and 49ers.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Many volunteers needed for May 13 segment, especially to help with crowds on Mount Diablo
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Denis CuffContra Costa Times | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The Palo Alto City Council is poised next week to move forward with a business registry program that would provide the data necessary to craft solutions to worsening parking shortages and traffic congestion.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Jason GreenDaily News Staff Writer | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Stanford third baseman Alex Blandino hits two home runs in the victory against the Gaels.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Contra Costa Times | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The upstart Columbus Blue Jackets trip the Pittsburgh Penguins in overtime to even that series at 2-2.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Stanford third baseman Alex Blandino paces the Cardinal with two home runs.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay Area News Group | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos play the Indianapolis Colts on first weekend of the season.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The Mavericks ended their 10-game losing streak against the Spurs with their first-round playoff victory.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Associated Press | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Mountain View residents will be able to legally walk their dogs off-leash in several parks under a one-year pilot program approved Tuesday.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Jason GreenDaily News Staff Writer | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Jefra can't make up her mind and Tony is well, vintage Tony.
From: Inside Bay Area | By: /a></p | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The prediction here for the first Stanley Cup playoff round was that the Los Angeles Kings would defeat the San Jose Sharks in six games. But the Sharks now hold a three-games-to-none lead. Here's why the Sharks are proving me wrong.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Mark PurdyMercury News Columnist | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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In addition to Kenny Barron, headliners at the June 20-Aug. 9 Stanford Jazz Festival include pianists Chick Corea, George Cables, Taylor Eigsti and Fred Hersch; guitarists Larry Coryell, Julian Lage and John Pizzarelli; and drummers Jack DeJohnette,...
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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San Jose Sharks forward Patrick Marleau has four career overtime playoff goals, which is one more than Wayne Gretzky.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The sinking of the steamship City of Chester was the second worst maritime disaster inside the bay.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The Golden State Warriors hope to enjoy a loud home-court advantage at Oracle Arena.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Daly City police scrambled to a medical office building Wednesday on a report of a possible shooting, but by late afternoon they had not found a shooter or any victims, and it remains unclear if a gun was even fired.
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Patrick Marleau's overtime playoff goal that won Game 3 in the San Jose Sharks' playoff series against the Los Angeles Kings was the fourth of his 16-year NHL career -- most among active players. Here's a look at each.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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PreseasonFri., Aug. 8 at Minnesota Vikings 5:00 p.m. KTVU/KICUFri.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: Bay Area News Group | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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The Raiders find themselves away from home for much of the first quarter of the season, traveling to New England in Week 3 and then leaving Boston for London and a 'home game' at Wembley Stadium against the Miami Dolphins in Week 4.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Berkeley Law's acting dean, Gillian Lester, is to be dean of Columbia Law School
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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A U.S. regulator is considering letting Internet-service providers negotiate payments from the likes of Amazon and Google for access to the so- called last mile of connection to customers, an official said.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Todd Shields Bloomberg News | Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Police said the boy was with his mother and other people in a car in West Oakland when someone started shooting at the vehicle with a paintball gun for unknown reasons. He was the only one hit.
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Pitchers John Gavin and Tyler Deason are a big reason St. Francis is ranked among the state's top teams. Through play Tuesday, both had ERAs below 1.0 for a team that had won 17 of 20 games
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Paula Creamer, who spent her younger years in Pleasanton, is back for Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Backup catcher Hector Sanchez delivers grand slam in 11th inning for the Giants' win to end road trip.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Texas Rangers sweep Oakland A's and take half-game lead in American League West
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala needs to take on a more aggressive role in Game 3 against the Los Angeles Clippers.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: By Tim KawakamiMercury News Columnist | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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Already heavily fined for consistently showing up late to 911 medical calls, the San Jose Fire Department said Wednesday that its response times for other types of emergencies are also too slow -- and that the problem is growing.
From: San Jose Mercury News | By: /a></p | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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