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What Was That? Details on the Cell Phone Amber Alert Last Night

What Was That? Details on the Cell Phone Amber Alert Last Night

A new FEMA program took many by surprise last night with one of the first Amber Alert distributed via cell phone to hit San Francisco.

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Outside Lands Premiers 24-Hour Mobile App Hackathon

Outside Lands Premiers 24-Hour Mobile App Hackathon

Nearly 200 developers gathered at Eventbrite’s offices downtown over the weekend in support of Outside Lands music festival’s first 24-hour hackathon, “Outside Hacks.”

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An App with Personalized Recommendations – Introducing Jybe

An App with Personalized Recommendations – Introducing Jybe

Looking for a restaurant close-by? Or how about that new movie or book that was just released? Well, an app is here to help out, catering to a user’s personalized recommendations.

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Hit the Beach!

Hit the Beach!

Are you looking to hit the beach this weekend? You’ll probably want to beat the fog and get out of town to the warmest, nicest beach you can find. But where to go? Now a new (and free) app tells you where.

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Wine Delivery with Rewinery

Wine Delivery with Rewinery

Have you ever hosted a party and experienced that terrible moment when you run out of wine because all your borderline-alcoholic guests already guzzled down whatever you had in store? Well, now you can have a bottle (or a case) of vino delivered directly to…

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Taco Conference

Taco Conference

Some people have tech conferences. Some have conferences around social issues. And now there is a conference around…tacos, which will combine tech, culture and food in a two-day mobile symposium.

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Literary Events: Dream Memoirs of a Fabulist, I Am Crime & Too Much Magic

Literary Events: Dream Memoirs of a Fabulist, I Am Crime & Too Much Magic

This week’s top literary arts events include reading by Jason Benlevi, Doug Rice, and a crime-ridden Feast of Words.

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Cupcake ATM

Cupcake ATM

Imagine…baked goods dispensed 24-hours a day. Is it an urban myth? Is it in heaven? Not quite – it’s real and it’s in Los Angeles. And the diabolical geniuses behind this delicious contraption, dubbed a “cupcake automat”, is none other than L.A.’s famous Sprinkles Bakery.

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Yahoo Prepares for Massive Lay-offs

Yahoo Prepares for Massive Lay-offs

Sunnyvale’s Yahoo Inc. is preparing for a wave of layoffs that could affect thousands of employees of the struggling internet giant. The first set of layoffs could happen by the end of this month.

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Help me, Help you

Help me, Help you

You know how to speak Spanish, play trumpet and design a backyard garden, but you also need a lift to the airport next week. Instead of shelling out money for a shuttle bus, use your talents to get you to your destination. With a website…

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UCSF Launches InQuickER Service

UCSF Launches InQuickER Service

As we all know, a hospital emergency room can be an awful combo of the 7th circle of hell and purgatory. It doesn’t help that if you have to go the ER in the first place then you’re already suffering from acute sickness/bleeding onto the…

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Apple Starts Selling Unlocked iPhones

Apple Starts Selling Unlocked iPhones

Apple has decided to see reason and start selling unlocked iPhones in the U.S. What this means is that the user can now decide which carrier they would like to go with instead of being strong armed into one particular deal. Finally.

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