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  • Tesla founder Elon Musk
  • Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk was paid just under $70,000 in 2013. But he could be in line for much, much more.
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tesla, electric vehicles, business
  • Wall Street
  • Stocks are finishing slightly higher, led by the technology sector after Apple reported a big earnings gain.
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economy, wall street, stocks, business
  • The logo for Amazon.com is displayed at a news conference, Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011 in New York.
  • Amazon is taking aim at grocery stores and discounters like Wal-Mart by launching a grocery service for Prime members.
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amazon, walmart, websites, food, business
  • Apple store
  • Apple plans to buy back an additional $30 billion of its stock, raise its quarterly dividend by 8 percent and split its stock.
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apple, stocks, business
  • People walk by the Apple headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., Monday, Aug. 20, 2012. On Monday, Aug. 20, 2012, Apple set a new record for the most valuable company at $621 billion, beating Microsofts 1999 high.
  • Apple plans to buy back an additional $30 billion of its stock, raise its quarterly dividend by 8 percent and split its stock.
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apple, earnings, cupertino, silicon valley, business
  • A Jan. 12, 2012 file photo, shows the Facebook like icon displayed outside of Facebooks headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.
  • Facebook's earnings and revenue grew sharply in the first quarter, surpassing Wall Street's expectations.
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menlo park, silicon valley, facebook, earnings, business
  • Wall Street
  • Stocks edged mostly lower Wednesday as investors reacted to another round of quarterly earnings reports from U.S. companies.
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economy, wall street, stocks, business
  • United Airlines says another Boeing 787 flight was cut short by a mechanical problem.
  • The average airfare price for travel in the U.S. rose by $1 last year, but prices are still modestly higher than they were five years ago.
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airline industry, travel, business
  • iPhone 5s
  • Apple is offering free recycling of used products and vowing to use renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices.
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apple, iphone, iPad, gadgets, pollution, tim cook, business
  • Its about to be a little more expensive to ride Uber. The San Francisco company is adding a safe rides fee of $1 for every ride.
  • It's about to be a little more expensive to ride Uber. The San Francisco company is adding a "safe rides" fee of $1 for every ride.
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uber, business
  • An employee works in the lobby of Pandora headquarters
  • Major record labels are suing Pandora for copyright infringement for using songs recorded before 1972 without paying license fees.
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pandora, music, lawsuit, business
  • Mi Pueblo supermarket
  • Mi Pueblo, the San Jose-based grocery store chain, has submitted a plan to get out of bankruptcy.
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san jose, food, bankruptcy, wells fargo, business
  • Mi Pueblo grocery store
  • San Jose-based Mi Pueblo grocery store chain filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
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san jose, food, bankruptcy, wells fargo, business
  • Zoosk logo.
  • Online dating service Zoosk is filing for an initial public offering worth as much as $100 million.
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IPO, websites, apps, business
  • Tax Day Freebies and Deals
  • Let's face it. Tax Day can be a little... taxing. Cheer up with these deals and freebies!
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business
  • In this Oct. 8, 2010 photo, the Google logo is displayed outside Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.
  • Google has bought drone maker Titan Aerospace, aying it could help bring Internet access to remote parts of the world.
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google, internet, business
  • In this Wednesday, April 9, 2014 photo released by the New York Stock Exchange, executives and guests of La Quinta Holdings applaud the opening bell in honor of the companys IPO.
  • A hot market for initial public offerings may soon face a cooler reception from investors.
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stocks, IPO, wall street, business
  • Dmitry Akhanov, president of the U.S. subsidiary of Russias state-owned venture fund RUSNANO, works in his office on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Menlo Park, Calif.
  • Entrepreneurs and investors say Silicon Valley's financial ties with Russia's tech sector are being slowed down by political tensions.
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silicon valley, white house, business
  • Salesforce Tower
  • Salesforce.com is set to become the anchor tenant in an office tower under construction in San Francisco.
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ed lee, nancy pelosi, business
  • UberPitch logo
  • Google Ventures paired up with Uber to let startups pitch their ideas to possible investors in a quick drive in a SUV.
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google, uber, entrepreneurs, business
  • A confounding computer bug called Heartbleed is causing major headaches across the Internet as websites scramble to fix the problem.
  • A confounding computer bug called "Heartbleed" is causing major headaches across the Internet as websites scramble to fix the problem.
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computers, internet, business
  • In this April 25, 2006 file photo, a youngster battles with an ice cream cone in front of the Ben and Jerrys ice cream shop in Montpelier, Vt. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)
  • Ben & Jerry's is offering free ice cream cones to say thank you to its customers.
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business
  • If youre looking for Bliss, its on private property, but its clearly visible just off Highway 121 in Sonoma County.
  • If you?re looking for Bliss, it?s private property, no trespassing. But Bliss is clearly visible behind barbed wire, just off Highway 121 in Sonoma County.
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microsoft, computers, art, sonoma county, business
  • Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday.
  • Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday.
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microsoft, computers, business
  • From laser glasses to flying robots, a sneak peek at the future was on display at UCSF?s Mission Bay conference center Thursday.
  • From laser glasses to flying robots, a sneak peek at the future was on display at UCSF's Mission Bay conference center Thursday.
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startup, business
  • $5 Walmart sign
  • As part of a wave of change in the supermarket industry, Walmart opened a new groceries-only store in Santa Clara.
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walmart, safeway, food, santa clara, business, david louie
  • Walmart groceries
  • As part of a wave of change in the supermarket industry, Walmart opened a new groceries-only store in Santa Clara.
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walmart, safeway, food, business
  • A new kind of ATM made its debut in Silicon Valley. But it doesnt dispense cash, it allows people to buy or sell bitcoin.
  • A new kind of ATM made its debut in Silicon Valley. But it doesn't dispense cash, it allows people to buy or sell bitcoin.
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bitcoin, silicon valley, mountain view, business
  • 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt coupe
  • General Motors is adding 824,000 small cars to its ongoing recall tied to defective ignition switches.
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general motors, business
  • A Tesla Motors sign is posted outside of their new plant in Fremont, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010 before their dedication ceremony. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
  • The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration closed the investigation into Tesla electric car battery fires.
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tesla, electric vehicles, business, matt keller
  • A Tesla Motors sign is posted outside of their new plant in Fremont, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010 before their dedication ceremony. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)
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tesla, electric vehicles, business
  • Microsoft General Manager Julia White gestures while talking about the Office 365 app during a press briefing Thursday, March 27, 2014, in San Francisco.
  • Microsoft has released an iPad version of its popular Office software suite.
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apple, microsoft, iPad, apps, tablets, business
  • The hottest new Apple products and apps are on display as Macworld opens in San Francisco.
  • The hottest new Apple products and apps are on display as Macworld opens in San Francisco.
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apple, moscone center, business
  • Emoji characters.
  • To address criticism that its Emoji apps lack racial diversity, Apple says it's working to update its emoticons with a new set of faces.
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apple, apps, smartphones, iphone, iPad, celebrity, twitter, social media, business
  • A Fresno-based ice cream distributor has issued a recall for its products to possible health risks
  • Helados La Tapatia, a large ice-cream distributor, has issued a recall for its ice cream, popsicles, and other products due to possible health risks.
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food, fresno, business
  • Toyota sign
  • Toyota has agreed pay $1.2B to settle a Justice Department investigation into those cars that accelerated without warning.
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toyota, lawsuit, settlement, business
  • The corporate logo of Toyota Motor Corp. shines on a vehicle on display at the companys showroom in Tokyo Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011
  • Toyota has agreed pay $1.2B to settle a Justice Department investigation into those cars that accelerated without warning.
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toyota, lawsuit, business, david louie
  • Jamba Juice employees
  • Jamba Juice plans to hire thousands of young people for the summer and will begin accepting applications on Thursday.
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emeryville, jobs, business