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  1. Here Are the Top 100 Brands in the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Technology Marketing

    After duking it out with Google for the top spot in recent years, Apple again has the most valuable business moniker in the world, according to BrandZ's Top 100 Most Valuable Brands study. Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple held the No.


  2. This Bizarre New Bug Is Causing iPhones to Melt DownRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | Time

    A member of the media inspects the new iPhone 6 during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California. Technology blogs are reporting that a specific text message, when sent to an iPhone from any device, causes the phone to crash, shut down, and turn back on - and in some cases, some users are still unable to access messages again until the offending sender sends another text message.


  3. SolarWinds Cloud to Showcase Full-Stack Cloud Monitoring at Velocity Santa Clara 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Market Wire

    Velocity gathers experts in development, operations and web performance, providing a collaborative and dynamic environment in which participants can learn how SolarWinds Cloud offers full-stack cloud monitoring for any organization from start-ups to enterprises operating cloud applications on Amazon Web Services, Azure and more. "As applications are being developed and deployed in increasingly complex cloud environments, DevOps teams are investing considerable amounts of time and effort assembling monitoring systems that can scale and provide the necessary insights into operations that allow them to react quickly to problems," said Gerardo A. Dada, vice president of product marketing and strategy, SolarWinds Cloud.


  4. Silicon Valley Discovers the Cheapest Way to Help the Homeless: Give Them HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mother Jones

    Santa Clara County is perhaps best known as the home of Silicon Valley. It also has one of the country's highest rates of homelessness and its third largest chronically homeless population.


  5. Enhancements to SmartBear's Leading Application and Web Monitoring...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Freshnews

    SmartBear Software , the leader in software quality tools for the connected world, is demonstrating a new version of AlertSite UXM at Velocity , Wednesday, May 27 - Friday, May 29, 2015 in Santa Clara, California, booth #408. AlertSite UXM 1.4 includes integration with Ready! API including the capability to upload tests, create monitors and get application status right from within Ready! API.


  6. Brian Setzer's Tour with George Thorogood and the Destroyers Kicks Off TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WJZW-FM Washington

    Music fans who love that old-time rock 'n' roll likely will want to check out the new joint tour featuring former Stray Cats frontman Brian Setzer and George Thorogood and the Destroyers , which kicks off tonight, May 27, in Red Bank, New Jersey. The 18-date trek will make its way across North America over the next few weeks, winding down with a June 20 concert in Saratoga, California.


  7. Bitcoin start-up Xapo adds Visa, Citibank & US Treasury luminaries to boardRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Aurora Era-Banner

    The Bitcoin wallet company Xapo has bolstered its board with luminaries from the Wall Street and the US Treasury, in the latest sign that cryptocurrency is being taken seriously by the finance industry. Visa founder Dee Hock, former Citibank chief executive John Reed and former US Treasury secretary Lawrence Summers will all join the advisory board of the American start-up, which began operating only last year.


  8. RPT - INSIGHT-Original robo-adviser Financial Engines seeks life beyond 401(k)sRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    Long before the phrase "robo-adviser" existed, Sunnyvale, California-based Financial Engines was cornering the untapped 401 plan market with computer simulations to help people save for retirement. With the first wave of baby boomers now retiring, the company is reaching a critical moment: Its core customers, who have been accessing its advice through company 401 plans, will soon be off on their own.


  9. Santa Clara County Spends $520 Million on HomelessRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KQED

    ... homeless encampment known as "The Jungle" in San Jose. Authorities dismantled the camp in December, 2014. Santa Clara County has the seventh-largest homeless population in the United States, a problem that costs the county around $520 million each ...


  10. Sports on the SideRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Los Altos Town Crier

    The California Interscholastic Federation State Track and Field Championships are scheduled June 5 and 6 at Veterans Memorial Stadium on the campus of Buchanan High School in Clovis. Preliminaries are slated Friday, with field events set to begin at 2 p.m. and track events at 5 p.m. Saturday's finals are slated to start at 4:30 p.m. for field events and 6 p.m. for track events.


  11. Preteen entrepreneur adds scents to downtown businessRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Los Altos Town Crier

    The 11-year-old Covington School student and her younger sister were battling nightmares, so Laila came up with the idea for Bad Dream Sprays, aromatherapy spritzers for nighttime use. Her products are available for purchase at The Girls @ Los Altos, 239 State St. "I chose scents that were soothing and could calm a child's mind," Laila said, noting that lavender is the most popular.


  12. San Jose inmate recaptured after brief escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SFBay

    A Santa Clara County inmate briefly escaped from custody before a scheduled court appearance in downtown San Jose Tuesday afternoon, a sheriff's spokesman said. Eric Nelson, 26, was handcuffed to another inmate on a bus from the Elmwood Correction Facility in Milpitas to the Terraine Courthouse in San Jose, Santa Clara County sheriff's Sgt.


  13. TiEcon 2015 Announces MindTickle Inc as a 2015 TiE50 Winner and One...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    MindTickle Inc is excited to announce that it has been recognized as a "2015 TiE50 Winner" at world's largest conference for entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs conference, TiEcon held on May 15th and 16th, 2015 at Santa Clara, California. The TiE50 program is open to all technology startups worldwide.


  14. Player Spotlight: Kenny BrittRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | RamblinFan

    November 2, 2014; Santa Clara, CA, USA; St. Louis Rams wide receiver Kenny Britt scores a touchdown against the San Francisco 49ers during the first quarter at Levi Standing at 6-3, 223 pounds, Kenny Britt is arguably the best wide receiver the St. Louis Rams have. The 26-year-old is entering into his seventh NFL season and is looking to take his game to place it has never been.


  15. Selects Disruptive Advertising as the Best Enterprise PPC Agency for May 2015Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    Disruptive Advertising was selected due to their remarkable performance in the proprietary evaluation process. While there are thousands of firms competing to be the best, the rankings consist of only the 10 best companies offering a variety of search marketing solutions.


  16. In Palo Alto: Songs of the Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    The Congregational Oratorio Society performs songs popular during the American Civil War or based on poetry written during the war. The Congregational Oratorio Society, conducted by Gregory Wait, performs songs that were popular during the American Civil War or that are based on poetry written during the war.


  17. Doris R. Sopher, Elkhorn, WIRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Janesville Gazette

    Doris R. Sopher, 87, of Elkhorn, WI, died Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at Lakeland Health Care Center. She was born May 28, 1927, in Elkhorn, WI, the daughter of the late Raymond and Marjorie Fish.


  18. AbbVie acquires company for $21BRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    AbbVie's signature drug Humira is shown in this illustration Friday, July 18, 2014, in Houston. Drugmaker AbbVie has reached a roughly $55 billion deal to combine with British counterpart Shire and become the latest U.S. company to seek an overseas haven from corporate income tax rates back home.


  19. Ray McDonald" s mother, lawyer come to ex-Bear" s defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    ... the driver" s presence as well. While the 6-foot-3, 290-pound defensive end was released on bail from the Santa Clara County Jail on Monday afternoon, his one-year contract was terminated by the Bears. The Bears remained quiet Tuesday amid a tsunami ...


  20. New homeless study shows financial cost also has a human tollRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

    As a series of community leaders spoke Tuesday about the startling half-billion expense of homelessness in Santa Clara County annually, two people sitting in the audience knew first-hand about the toll of living on the streets. Chris Hernandez, 38, sat in a wheelchair because his left leg was amputated due to untreated diabetes while he was living along Coyote Creek.