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Apple Watch starts reaching customers

Apple's hotly anticipated smartwatch began shipping Friday, two weeks after the Cupertino company began taking pre-orders.  
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Shares of software maker Apigee popped 17 percent when the firm joined Wall Street Friday, becoming the second public offering from a Silicon Valley tech company this year and a welcome boost for the lackluster IPO market.  
 
 
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Wolverton: New MacBook too thin for comfort

Apple's MacBook is amazingly thin and light, but those advantages aren't worth the trade-offs, which make the new laptop impractical and uncomfortable to use. 
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Nextdoor's Sarah Leary, on making neighbors

Sarah Leary, co-founder of Nextdoor, has built a social media site for neighbors to get to know each other. 
SPOTLIGHT
2015 SV150: Searchable database

Silicon Valley's top public tech companies ranked, in everything from sales to taxes paid. 
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04/25/2015 06:31 AM PDT - A computer outage hit thousands of Starbucks stores, and some gave away free drinks before many closed early to the dismay of caffeine-craving patrons.  
 
04/24/2015 07:11 PM PDT - PITTSBURGH -- Off-price retailing owes a nod to the basement below Filene's, a Boston department store that figured out a way in the early 1900s to get rid of excess inventory at a discount in a stripped-down space below the fancy sales floors upstairs.  
 
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    New chef at Hayward's Bijou; Bay Area food fundraisers

    It's a homecoming for Rodrigo CedeƱo , who has returned to his native Hayward to take over the role of executive chef at downtown's Bijou Restaurant & Bar. And chefs throughout the Bay Area are cooking for causes, including the Dining Out for Life AIDS fundraiser.