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Douglas Adams's life celebrated by Google doodle

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Search page filled with references to events and characters in writer's Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series of booksThe life and work of science fiction and comedy writer Douglas Adams has been marked by a Google doodle.Adams was probably best known for the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, which started...
Douglas Adams's life celebrated by Google doodle

Hands-On With The WalletTrackR, The Gadget That Keeps Tabs On Your Most Valuable Stuff For You

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Yes, we all vow to be more conscientious of how we treat the key possessions that are most important to us on a daily basis. But how many of us really follow through? When you’ve got a lot of things going on, it’s easy to lose track of where...
Hands-On With The WalletTrackR, The Gadget That Keeps Tabs On Your Most Valuable Stuff For You

Ex-aQuantive, AdECN and AOL execs form stealthy SocialForce

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A new Seattle area startup company led by several online advertising executives is kicking around a new idea that it describes as “industrial-strength influencer marketing.” Not too much is known at this point about SocialForce, whose Web site simply boasts a logo. And Chief Executive William Urschel, the former CEO of AdECN,...
Ex-aQuantive, AdECN and AOL execs form stealthy SocialForce

Court OKs Steve Jobs Plan To Knock Down His Woodside House

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Steve Jobs is getting closer to a goal he’s had for years: to knock down his house. As both the San Francisco Chronicle and the San Jose Mercury News reported on Saturday, San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Marle Weiner earlier this month upheld a May 2009 Woodside, California,...
Court OKs Steve Jobs Plan To Knock Down His Woodside House

Bill Gates, Vinod Khosla bankroll energy storage startup LightSail

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Bill Gates LightSail Energy, a Berkeley, California-based company that’s designing systems to store energy generated by wind and solar power, has landed $37.3 million in financing from a group of investors that includes Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, venture capitalist Vinod Khosla and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel. The company is led...
Bill Gates, Vinod Khosla bankroll energy storage startup LightSail

Bill Gates: ‘Cheap energy is like a fantastic vaccine’

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Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is back in the news, talking about the importance of nuclear power. And while the software titan is bullish on the energy source, it will likely be another decade until we see a nuclear reactor from the Bellevue company he’s backing alongside Intellectual Ventures founder Nathan...
Bill Gates: ‘Cheap energy is like a fantastic vaccine’

Mobile marketing firm Lenco picks Seattle for new HQ

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Lenco Mobile has relocated its headquarters from Santa Barbara, California to Seattle’s Pioneer Square neighborhood, the lastest in a string of California companies that have set up operations here in order to mine the region’s tech talent. A mobile marketing company, Lenco is publicly traded with revenue of $2.8 million...
Mobile marketing firm Lenco picks Seattle for new HQ

Bill Gates invests in energy storage again, this time with battery maker Aquion

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In the past few years, Bill Gates has already invested in three energy storage companies — MIT spinout Metal Battery, Berkeley-based LightSail Energy and Bellevue-based TerraPower. Now, the Microsoft co-founder is putting his money to a fourth. Pennsylvania-based Battery maker Aquion Energy announced a $35 million funding round today that includes Gates as a new...
Bill Gates invests in energy storage again, this time with battery maker Aquion
Sonos, its new Playbar, and the future of home entertainment: Can the good guys win?

Sonos Playbar: a home theater soundbar that wirelessly streams music for $699, we go hands- (and ears) on

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We've long been enamored of Sonos' musical streaming technology and its wireless speakers, whether it's the S5 Play:5, the Play:3 or the Sub. But, what if you're looking for some Sonos gear that can stream your favorite MOG or Spotify playlist and deliver surround sound on movie night? Well,...
Sonos Playbar: a home theater soundbar that wirelessly streams music for $699, we go hands- (and ears) on
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