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If you're going to the French Riviera to frolic with celebs and take selfies with Kim Kardashian and drink no bottle of rosé that costs less than €200, then obviously you have to arrive in style.
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A panel of Mojang developers speaking at Minecon 2015 teased a number of new features being developed for Minecraft, though they didn't give a specific timeline for their release.
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LONDON -- With an audience of 10,000 hardcore fans gathered at Minecon 2015 in London, Telltale Studios of Marin County and Mojang debuted the first trailer of the upcoming 'Mincecraft: Story Mode' adventure series.
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The new, combined company will now be operating in 14 countries across Europe.
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Apple updated its executive bios to reflect changes in its design team that were announced earlier this year. But the updates came with an unexpected twist.
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For all of our fixation on the latest feature or app or whatever burbling out of some drunken Silicon Valley hackathon, it's easy to forget that developers in major markets like India and China are building some monster successes in their home markets.
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Following through on a pledge made earlier this year, Cisco Systems announced today a broad range of investments in France's startup economy.
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San Francisco-based Uber announced today it will stop offering its controversial UberPOP service in France, a move that comes after a week of sometimes violent protests by taxi drivers and a crackdown by the national government.
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After mounting a campaign earlier this year to burnish the legend of Steve Jobs, Apple insiders will likely be tearing out what's left of their hair when a new biopic is released in October.
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A few years ago, Silicon Valley's ad-driven Internet giants discovered Cannes. And in the same way tech is transforming the ad and marketing game, Silicon Valley changed the look and feel of Cannes Lions.
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CANNES, France -- Apple may be getting kicked in the face by pop singer Taylor Swift, but it's getting nothing but hugs from heavy metal giant Metallica.
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Reporter. TV watcher. Father.
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  • Los Angeles Times
    staff writer, 2012 - present
  • San Jose Mercury News
    Columnist, 1999 - 2012
  • The News & Observer
    Reporter, 1992 - 1999
  • The Kansas City Star (calendar editor)
    Freelance, calendar editor, 1991 - 1992
  • The St. Petersburg Times (intern)
    Intern, 1990 - 1990
  • The Land of Ahhhs (Hot Tubs)
    Hot Tub Delivery Engineer, 1989 - 1989
  • Telecheck
    Store code please, 1985 - 1987
  • Godfather's Pizza (A pizza you can't refuse)
    A pizza you can't refuse, 1986 - 1986
  • Dillard's (furniture delivery)
    Delivered furniture, 1987 - 1987
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Oakland, CA - San Francisco, CA - Durham, NC - Edinburgh, Scotland - Glasgow, Scotland - Durham, NC - Overland Park, KS - Schaumburg, IL - Chagrin Falls, OH - Wilmington, DE
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I'm a staff writer at the Los Angeles Times, covering Apple and Silicon Valley. Avid Duke basketball fan. Father of 2. Husband of 1.
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    1987 - 1991
  • Shawnees Mission South High School
    1984 - 1987
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