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Is Pandora on the block?

Oakland online-radio leader reports mixed results amid talk it may be for sale. 
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Stocks tumbled on Thursday, with both the Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 plummeting more than 1 percent during a roller-coaster ride on Wall Street based on worries about economic growth and the crash in energy and commodity prices.  
 
 
REVIEWS & TIPS
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Wolverton: Tech underlying Bitcoin may take off

Enthusiasts say blockchain technology -- the virtual ledger system that records all Bitcoin transactions -- could have as big an impact as the protocols used to send Web pages or email.  
EAST BAY
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Experts: Oakland is a growing tech hub

More entrepreneurs are finding hospitable havens in Oakland to launch, expand and nurture high-tech companies, but work is needed to keep those companies in the East Bay' largest city, according to experts who gathered in downtown Oakland on Tuesday. 
SPOTLIGHT
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New museum app: like GPS, only indoors

The de Young Museum in San Francisco has launched a new app that uses the latest indoor mapping technology to take you by the hand, in a virtual sense, guiding you toward that favorite painting or installation. Just like GPS, only indoors, it's the first app to use Apple's indoor positioning with core location technology.  
02/12/2016 10:07 AM PST - The Ohio company that has produced or owned the Etch A Sketch for more than five decades has sold the classic toy to a Toronto-based toy firm.  
 
02/12/2016 10:03 AM PST - U.S. retail sales rose modestly in January, evidence that Americans kept shopping despite sharp drops in stock prices.  
 
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    Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

    The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7 
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    Lamar Odom joins Kardashians, Caitlyn Jenner at Kanye West's Yeezy show

    Lamar Odom makes his first public appearance since drug overdose to join the Kardashians and Caitlyn Jenner at Kanye West's massive Yeezy Season 3 fashion show.