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Athletics celebrate Al-West title

Before the Oakland Athletics took the field on Sunday for their final home game of the regular season, they needed a win against Minnesota or a Texas loss to clinch the AL-West title. Fortunately, they got both. 

Google Glass Could Revolutionize Advertising with Pay-Per-Gaze

Woman wearing Google Glass

Advertising is a fickle industry. One minute you’re listening to a spot on the radio, the next you’re engrossed into a completely digitalized environment with advertisements sneaking into your every thought. Well, we haven’t reached that point yet, but Google Glass is strongly considering it. 

Why TechCrunch Disrupt SF Isn't Worth Missing

Photo via NY Daily News

There are few events that showcase the world’s most innovative, bright-minded thinkers in technology today, and even fewer do it better than TechCrunch Disrupt.

SF to LA in 35 Minutes? Hyperloop May Make it a Reality


If you don’t know much about the Hyperloop -- the proposed high-speed transportation system that’s got California travelers buzzing this past month -- there’s plenty to like about the idea. In theory, the design would revolutionize travel.

Google Wants to Fund 31 Free Wi-Fi Hotspots Around SF

Laptop in the park

Imagine setting up lawn chairs on a sunny day at Mission Dolores Park, opening up your laptop and getting to work on the Internet with your co-workers.

How Does Netflix Know You Better Than You?


If you want to come off as sophisticated, worldly, or artistically aware, you might want to think twice before sharing your Netflix recommendations.

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