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    GM South Africa Apartheid lawsuit given another chance in U.S.

    04/18/2014 03:59 PM PDT
    General Motors, Ford Motor and IBM lost a bid to stop victims from suing them in the U.S. for allegedly aiding the former apartheid regime in South Africa. 
    Court declines to block drug ruling in patent case
    04/18/2014 03:14 PM PDT - Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday declined to temporarily block a lower court ruling that opens the world's best-selling multiple sclerosis drug to competition from generic rivals next month.  

    SpaceX rocket blasts off, making Easter delivery of station supplies
    04/18/2014 03:34 PM PDT - A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning delivery and urgent spacewalking repairs later in the week. 

    White House updating online privacy policy
    04/18/2014 02:41 PM PDT - A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain. 

    Biz Break: LinkedIn hits milestone ahead of wave of social-media earnings reports
    04/18/2014 04:22 PM PDT - Today: LinkedIn announces membership has reached 300 million ahead of important earnings reports for Facebook, Zynga, Twitter and more. 

    Bill to let California retailers keep selling alligator products rolls toward vote
    04/18/2014 01:45 PM PDT - Rodeo Drive's high-fashion boutiques are making fast progress persuading California lawmakers to let them keep selling luxury goods made from alligator skin, including purses, wallets, boots, shoes and watch bands.  

    Q&A: Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg on next-generation communications
    04/18/2014 04:56 PM PDT - When it comes to shaping modern communications, Ericsson may be one of the most important companies you've never heard of.
     

    Wolverton: Samsung misses target with new Galaxy S5
    04/18/2014 06:39 PM PDT - Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 is a decent device with a few neat features, but its design is pedestrian, many of its new features don’t work well and its interface is cluttered and confusing. 

    Bay Area overall loses jobs, but Santa Clara County and East Bay post gains
    04/18/2014 08:03 PM PDT - The Bay Area lost 2,500 jobs during March, all due to a big loss in the San Francisco-San Mateo-Marin region, while Santa Clara County and the East Bay both added jobs last month, state labor officials reported Friday. 

    White House updating online privacy policy
    04/18/2014 06:50 AM PDT - The new policy explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain. 

     
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    Free tours of water-wise California-native gardens

    As more Californians than ever explore drought-tolerant landscape alternatives, two upcoming garden tours shine a spotlight on low-water native plants. On April 26 and 27, some 60 gardens on the Peninsula and in the Santa Clara Valley will be open to visitors. And on May 4, some 40 East Bay gardens, from Fremont to Martinez, will be open too. 
    (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP Images)
    Ryan Seacrest leaving 'American Idol?'

    Report says the “Idol” host stepping down after current season.