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Total Wine & More to open a store in Fremont

Total Wine & More is opening its first superstore in the Bay Area next week — at the Pacific Plaza Shopping Center on Boscell Road — with a second to follow in Mountain View later this year. 
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Emeryville-based LeapFrog to get bought in deal that combines educational-electronics leaders  
 
 
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.  
02/06/2016 11:21 PM PST - Plans to build an enclosed Asian-themed mall and hotel on a portion of the partly-vacant McCarthy Ranch Marketplace have only inched along since the project was approved by the city two years ago.  
 
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02/06/2016 10:15 PM PST - Twitter is now using spam-fighting technology to seek out accounts that might be promoting terrorist activity and is examining other accounts related to those flagged for possible removal, the company announced Friday.  
 
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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