• Apple Music exec Ian Rogers resigns - 08/28/2015 11:50 AM PDT

    (LiPo Ching/Bay Area News Group)
    Splunk agrees to big lease in San Jose's Santana Row

    Splunk will open a big new research and office center in San Jose's Santana Row complex, city and company officials said Friday, a move that signals the software company's decision to expand to San Jose rather than seek larger offices in San Francisco. 
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    Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter announces new tech institute with the potential to make San Jose the hub for the development and manufacturing of new electronic devices. It also has the potential to create scores of new manufacturing jobs for Silicon Valley workers, officials said.
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    Wolverton: Sorry son, you're not getting a smartphone

    After hearing colleague Michelle Qunn's story, talking to child development experts and observing his own behavior, tech columnist Troy Wolverton has decided not to get his son a cell phone, much less a smartphone, anytime soon.
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    Q&A: Jim Ellis, on East Bay's office-space boom

    These days, Jim Ellis and the realty firm he heads, Ellis Partners, seem to be everywhere, key players in the most robust development markets of the Bay Area. 
    (Illustration by Jeff Durham/Staff)
    Locals hope to score with Super Bowl rentals

    With many hotel rooms already booked for Super Bowl 50 next February in Santa Clara, thousands of Bay Area residents are hoping to rent out their houses, apartments, cottages and even spare bedrooms to cash in on the hordes of visitors expected in the region. 
    08/28/2015 06:18 PM PDT - I am not convinced I need to strap mine back on my wrist, but I appreciate the fact that some people are finding it much more useful than I did.  
    08/28/2015 06:10 PM PDT - But some physicians fear Uber approach could fragment care  
  • Who owns your digital afterlife? - 08/28/2015 10:07 PM PDT
  • Oakland port plans Saturday expansion - 08/21/2015 02:31 PM PDT

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    'Star Wars': 15 biggest celebrity fans

    From Stephen Colbert to Tina Fey to Megan Fox, some of the biggest names in Hollywood were inspired by the George Lucas movies of their youth. 
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