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  1. Clues On How Google's New Phone Service Might WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I have been writing about the intersection of science and ambition for over 20 years. I am currently the Editor in Chief at Sandisk .

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  2. Kentucky legislature votes to ease out landline phonesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Kentucky appears ready to join at least two dozen other states in deregulating its landline telephone services, the beginning of the end for the more than 100-year-old technology that is being pushed out by cellphones and high-speed Internet access. The state Senate voted 30-3 on Monday to strip the Public Service Commission of its authority to make telecommunications companies install and maintain landline telephone service.

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  3. FCC may block robocalls on cellphonesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Click2Houston

    It took Aaron Foss 6 months to get his NOMOROBO call-blocking system online with VOIP or voice over IP cable phone systems. Foss was in Washington in January to meet with Federal Communications Commission officials to review the applications of his invention.

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  4. Citigroup's Chinese Partner Plans $1.6 Billion Share SaleRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Orient Securities plans to sell as many as 1 billion shares in Shanghai, the brokerage said in offering documents dated March 3 that were posted on the website of the city's stock exchange. Proceeds from the sale will be used to expand businesses including wealth management, margin financing and investment banking, Orient said.

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  5. Sandy Victims Reach First Set of FEMA Flood Insurance DealsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Lawyers for property owners told federal magistrate judges overseeing lawsuits in Brooklyn and Central Islip in New York in a filing Monday that settlements have already been reached in 160 cases. The accords are the first wave of hundreds more expected after some homeowners complained that companies that help provide flood insurance rejected claims based on fraudulently manipulated engineering reports of storm damage.

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  6. Morgan Stanley CEO's Performance Bonus Doubles on Stock GainRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Chief Executive Officer James Gorman's receipt of 113,510 shares, disclosed in a filing, is about 6 percent more than what the board originally targeted, after the firm beat a goal for shareholder returns and missed one for profitability. Gorman's shares were valued at $4.1 million on Monday, up from $1.94 million when they were awarded as part of a 2011 bonus.

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  7. Stephen Colbert makes a shockingly vicious appearance on 'House...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | SFGate

    The former Comedy Central host is subtly more vicious than he ever was on the show, mocking the fictional president with a uncharacteristic and shocking lack of deference. Colbert: I understand you've got a new piece of legislation, a major new new initiative you're rolling out.

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  8. You'll never guess what Neil deGrasse Tyson's favorite equation...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | SFGate

    Albert Einstein had a knack for unlocking the secrets of the universe and as an astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson is undoubtedly familiar with the most complex, bizarre, and illuminating of Einstein's equations. But one equation stands out above the rest for the famed director of the Hayden Planetarium and host of the wildly popular television series "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey."

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  9. Kleiner partner Ray Lane on failed workplace romance: 'You...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | SFGate

    Kleiner Perkins partner emeritus Ray Lane took the stand on Monday in Ellen Pao's gender discrimination suit against the firm , where he talked about his handling of Pao and Trae Vassallo's complaints against Ajit Nazre, a former Kleiner partner. Pao and Nazre had a "brief intimate relationship" in 2006, according to Pao's trial brief.

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  10. Google X exec jumps to Oculus - here's the talk she gave at...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | SFGate

    It's Google's loss and Oculus' gain as three-year Google X executive Mary Lou Jepsen has jumped ship to pursue new opportunities in the exploding virtual reality market, reports Re/code . Facebook bought Oculus back in March 2014.

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  11. Gauging Apple Watch's huge opportunity in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | SFGate

    Apple's trusted, high-end brand will give the smartwatch category immediate clout and help drive much more interest among consumers, particularly those attracted to luxury goods. And the pricing, materials, and design on certain models will make the Apple Watch the first smartwatch to compete in the luxury-wristwatch category.

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  12. Open Internet survives weird politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    Net neutrality won the day in Washington, D.C., and that wasn't supposed to happen. Republicans indignantly opposed regulating Internet service, currently dominated by a few cable giants.

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  13. Impact of FCC ruling unclearRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Daily Advance

    If Elizabeth City and other municipalities across North Carolina want to get in the business of offering high-speed Internet, they've got support at the Federal Communications Commission. Dear Reader, This content is only available to subscribers of The Daily Advance print and/or e-edition.

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  14. Fairbanks-based Doyon defends Dish Network ventureRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Doyon LTD is standing up against criticism it helped Dish Network claim more than $3 billion in federal credits through a regulatory loophole involving a company jointly formed by the two entities. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports the joint company, Northstar Wireless, successfully bid $7.8 billion in a federal auction of wireless spectrum in January.

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  15. Stan Druckenmiller Says Europe, Japan Stocks Will Outpace U.S.Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Stan Druckenmiller, who boasts one of the best investor track records over the past three decades, said that he expects stocks in Europe and Japan to outpace U.S. shares this year. "I'm not all that excited by the U.S., but I do have large exposure in Japan and Europe," Druckenmiller said in an interview on CNBC.

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  16. Overnight Tech: FCC bickers over public release of Web rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Hill

    THE LEDE: Final edits to the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality regulations have so far prevented the public from seeing the full plan that was approved last week. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler predicted the text could be released as early as this week, but in the meantime commissioners have been bickering over the holdup.

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  17. Cal basketball: Tyrone Wallace growing into role as point guardRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | SFGate

    Cal point guard Tyrone Wallace drives against Washington State's Ny Redding last week. Wallace, formerly a wing player for the Bears, leads the team in scoring, assists, steals and rebounds this season.

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  18. Weekly US Treasury bill auction produces mixed resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | SFGate

    Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with rates on six-month bills rising, while rates on three-month bills dipped to their lowest level since mid-October. The Treasury Department auctioned $26 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.015 percent, down from 0.020 percent last week.

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  19. Nasdaq 5,000: index passes dot-com milestone after 15 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | SFGate

    This Oct. 2, 2014 file photo shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher Monday, March 2, 2015, as investors focused on earnings and deal news.

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  20. Future of Polk Street to be decided TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | SFGate

    Polk Street may not appear in many tourist guides, but with its mix of trendy bars, neighborhood shops and restaurants, and relatively flat topography, it is popular - perhaps too popular - with shoppers, diners, bar-hoppers, pedestrians, drivers and bicyclists. So when the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency decided to redesign the street, it sparked plenty of interest and conflict over whether the remodeled street would favor motorists, bicyclists, pedestrians or merchants.

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