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...smartphone makers were back in federal court on Monday, accusing each other of stealing ideas and features.The trial in Silicon Valley, which got underway with jury selection, marks the latest round in a long-running series of lawsuits between Apple...
Kodiak High works with NASA on temblor project

...East Technical University, Quebec's Ministry of Natural Resources, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Silicon Valley's GeoCosmo Science Center, New Jersey's Trillium Learning and several Alaskan school districts - including Kodiak...
The Bookworm Sez: Start 'Badluck,' but stick with it

...The 25,000 acre Sun Ranch sat at the edge of the Lee Metcalf Wilderness in southwestern Montana and was owned by a Silicon Valley millionaire. Wildlife was plentiful there and conservation was important, as was managing livestock so that cattle...
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iPad art gains recognition in new Hockney exhibit

...including about 150 iPad images, opened Saturday in the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park, just a short trip for Silicon Valley techies who created both the hardware and software for this 21st-century reinvention of finger-painting.The...
The Boardroom offers new workspace in Anchorage

...big-screen TV and video games, and weekly mixers over wine -- to provide members with a feel that's closer to Silicon Valley."It allows you to have people to bounce ideas off of, and to work with every day, so that you're not working...

...including microgravity, differing air pressures, limited power and variable temperatures.As a result, NASA hired Silicon Valley startup Made In Space to build something entirely new."Imagine an astronaut needing to make a life-or-death...
Obama in wonderland spend even more to hire people who actually know what they are doing. Why didn't the administration consult Silicon Valley first?Let's put it in a way everyone can understand. You buy a can of sardines at the supermarket only to discover...

...proposal to boost the pay rate to $12 an hour is coming from a different point on the political compass.Ron Unz, a Silicon Valley multimillionaire and registered Republican who once ran for governor and, briefly, U.S. Senate, wants state...
Company eyes Alaska's North Slope for Internet data storage center

...isolation, cold temperatures and natural gas -- to create a huge Internet data storage center. It's not quite Silicon Valley on the tundra. But the proposal by Netricity LLC could create a new market for Alaska's North Slope gas and help...

...taken Street View images of the Grand Canyon and other places popular with travelers.This is the first time the Silicon Valley behemoth has handed over its "Street View Trekker" to another party to have someone else take the images.Rapoport...


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