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    Self-Driving Cars: It’s the Sharing

    Shelly Palmer “Self-driving cars are the future of ride-sharing,” proclaimed an industry expert who shall remain nameless. The comment struck me as ridiculous. From my point of view, Uber (and all car services) already provide self-driving cars. You don’t drive the car; the driver does. Do you really care...
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    Governor signs Wieckowski bill to improve protection of cyber retaliation victims

    Confidentiality protections are expanded in SB 157 to prevent revealing identifying characteristics in court cases Sacramento – Senator Bob Wieckowski’s (D-Fremont) bill to enhance privacy protections for victims of cyber retaliation (revenge porn) who are using a pseudonym in their court case was signed into law this week by Governor...
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    NETFLIX CELEBRA A LOS HÉROES MEXICANOS DEL ENTRETENIMIENTO EN EL DÍA DE LA INDEPENDENCIA

    Los mexicanos son fanáticos del contenido nacional, pero Netflix acerca estas series y películas a los hispanos que que viven en Estados Unidos con nuevos estrenos cada mes. Ciudad de México – Netflix celebra este 16 de septiembre a los nuevos héroes nacionales del entretenimiento, quienes a través de...
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    Conviértase en una persona feng shui

    Mario Jiménez Castillo El Observador Feng shui significa <<viento y agua>> y se puede definir como una filosofía milenaria que profesa el arte de vivir en armonía con la naturaleza y el universo. Se ha practicado durante siglos en el lejano oriente. Actualmente ha sido recibido en todo el...
  • ‘Coco’ creators Darla K. Anderson (Producer), Lee Unkrich (Director), Adrian Molina (Writer and Co-Director) at Pixar Studios in Emeryville, CA.

    Coco: “Seize Your Moment”

    Pixar’s newest film approaches the Latinx traditions within a Mexican tale of honor, family and celebration. Arturo Hilario El Observador About 45 miles from the South Bay, in an industrial part of Emeryville, lies the headquarters of Pixar Animation Studios. As you enter the large open “Steve Jobs Building”,...
  • Bugs such as the beetle are integral to rejuvenating soil, also making them vital to people who work the land. Photo Credit: miss Murasaki/Flickr

    The ‘Incalculable’ Role Bugs Play in Our World

    Eric Tegethoff Public News Service PIERRE, S.D. – Insects don’t get the respect they deserve, but author David MacNeal is highlighting their importance and diversity in his new book, “Bugged: The Insects Who Rule the World and the People Obsessed with Them.” MacNeal says bugs aren’t living in our...
  • The concept of patent sharing started in the 1850s when sewing machine manufacturers banded together to share their intellectual property, but these days companies are utilizing the same concept by sharing green patents to encourage innovation in conservation, energy efficiency and recycling. Photo Credit: Andrew Malone, FlickrCC

    What is so-called green patent sharing and how does it work?

    Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk The idea behind so-called green patent sharing is that researchers, inventors and companies can share the rights to make, use or incorporate certain patented technologies that benefit the environment, theoretically expediting the development of energy efficiency, pollution prevention, recycling, water conservation and other...
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    Expert Tips on Protecting Your Credit After Massive Equifax Breach

    Suzanne Potter Public News Service Many consumers may be wondering what to do after credit reporting agency Equifax admitted that hackers stole personal information belonging to 143 million Americans. Experts say you can take action to protect yourself. First, you can check the website EquifaxSecurity2017.com to see if your...
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    MAYOR SAM LICCARDO ANNOUNCES WINNER OF FIRST “UNLEASH YOUR GEEK” CONTEST

    WINNING CONCEPT IS A DRONE TO CLEAN GRAFFITI QUICKER AND AT LOWER COST San José, Calif. –  Mayor Sam Liccardo announced on Wednesday September 13th that Christopher Farmer and Candace Marbury of GRAD are the winners of the “Unleash Your Geek” contest – a competition launched last year that...