Boosting STEM Education, Facebook Starts Christmas Early With Laptops for Schools

The social giant doles out hardware to Bay Area schools in need of tech help.
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Good Eggs Nabs $8.5 Million from Sequoia and Others for Local Farm-to-Fridge Effort (Video)

Founder Rob Spiro talks about getting sustainable food to consumers.
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Boom Time for Zillow, Trulia, Other Web Home-Search Firms

Prices of Bay Area homes are climbing quickly, but not as fast as the value of Bay Area technology companies that help people search for homes online.

Hearst Taps Demand Media’s Bradford and Yucaipa’s Johnson to “Redefine” the San Francisco Chronicle

Can the City by the Bay finally get the newspaper it deserves?
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Neighborhoods Crackle With Online Chatter

San Francisco’s Potrero Hill district is buzzing with online chatter, with residents promoting block parties and school fundraisers, issuing crime warnings and engaging in general neighborhood banter.

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A Shop to Build Your Hit Product

When Anton Willis moved into an apartment in San Francisco and had to put his fiberglass kayak in storage, the architect began experimenting with a kayak that could fold up. He turned that idea into reality this year at TechShop.

Sandy Is Also a Perfect Digital Storm — Google Cancels NYC Android Event

Everyone remain calm — Android guru Andy Rubin is still set to be onstage at D: Dive Into Mobile on Monday afternoon.
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CEO Dick Costolo: “Twitter Is a City Company”

The San Francisco Tweet.
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For Valley Engineers, Big Data and Networking Start-Ups Are Still Sexy

Consumer companies may be hot among investors, but big data and networking start-ups are hotter still to Valley engineering talent, according to a recent LinkedIn report. The study claims that analytics firms and networking start-ups like Cloudera and Arista Networks are garnering the most engineering mindshare. The study took into account the LinkedIn activity of more than 240,000 Bay Area engineers from January through March.

Who Put Sports in My Twitter Again? The Jeremy Lin Explainer.

A sports story made for social media.
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The New York Times Bits Blog Gets a Billboard

Nokia, Silicon Valley Giant?

Digg CEO Jay Adelson Steps Out