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Fremont tech company fined for illegally low wages

Electronics for Imaging paid several employees from India as little as $1.21 an hour in Indian rupees to help install computer systems at the company's Fremont headquarters, federal labor officials said Wednesday. 
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While children traditionally have been considered the most vulnerable to online threats like cyberbullying and stalking, a new poll released Wednesday paints a disturbing picture of how many adults are also being virtually victimized on the Internet.  
 
 
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Wolverton: Apple Pay is great, at stores that accept it

Apple estimates there are 220,000 retailers or restaurants that accept contactless payments. That sounds like a lot until you realize that there are some 3.7 million retailers.  
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New investor named for Oakland's Coliseum City

Floyd Kephart, who heads a firm that advises major investment funds, is leading a new investment team that is seeking to build a new stadium for the Raiders in Oakland. 
SPOTLIGHT
Beyond GoPro: Apps and gadgets for the slopes

A growing number of mobile apps, high-tech goggles and other digital devices that can measure with precision all of a skier or snowboarder's moves down a mountain, allowing winter sport athletes to push their limits with gadgets -- possibly even Google Glass -- that offer a wealth of data about their technique on the trail. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
10/23/2014 01:45 PM PDT - rofits are soaring at the biggest U.S. airlines as fuel prices drop -- but don't expect fares to fall too. Heading into the busy holiday-travel period, the airlines expect even cheaper fuel, thanks to the nosedive in crude oil prices. The price of jet fuel, an airline's biggest single expense, has dropped by about one-fifth since mid-June.  
 
10/23/2014 10:50 AM PDT - Five real estate investors accused of rigging bids at foreclosure auctions in San Francisco and San Mateo County have been indicted in federal court in San Francisco, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.  
 
 
  • Bay Area apartment rents at record high - 10/16/2014 06:03 AM PDT
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    'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" star Mama June dating convicted child molester

    In news that could mean the end of the reality TV show; it’s been reported that “Mama June” Shannon has rekindled her romance with Mark McDaniel, who spent 10 years in prison for allegedly molesting a 8-year-old girl who was a relative of Mama June’s.