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Quinn: Women changing Silicon Valley from the top

What are Yahoo, Arista Networks and Zendesk, all recently honored for having among the most gender-diverse leadership at Bay Area firms, doing differently when it comes to women in the top leadership roles at their firms?  
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Hewlett-Packard reported its fourth and final quarter Tuesday, wrapping up 76 years as a Silicon Valley computing giant, having split into two new companies. The earnings report fell below Wall Street expectations.  
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Wolverton: A holiday list for tech lovers

Tech Files columnist Troy Wolverton offers some gadget gift ideas for the geeks in your life 
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Uber deal turns into game changer for downtown Oakland

City officials said the deal to bring an Uber Technologies headquarters to Oakland was a game-changer for the East Bay city's downtown district, and early indications suggest that assessment might be on target. 
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Apple CarPlay: Can it get you to the taqueria?

The Honda Accord is one of a growing number of cars that can be outfitted with Apple CarPlay or rival Google's Android Auto, smart infotainment systems that transform automobiles into Internet-connected mobile devices. But the goal -- to be connected to useful apps without being distracted -- still seems a long way off. 
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11/24/2015 08:59 PM PST - For some retailers preparing for the start of the holiday shopping season, Thanksgiving is being preserved as a holiday and they plan to keep their doors closed during the wee hours before dawn on Black Friday.  
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11/24/2015 04:09 PM PST - Your phone is getting better and better at protecting your privacy. But Uncle Sam isn't totally comfortable with that, because it's also complicating the work of tracking criminals and potential national-security threats.  
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