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Wait a minute. If I use Uber I expect that they will do background checks on drivers. There shouldn't be a $1 charge to the rider for background checks. The checks should be a cost of doing business. Not so sure about this one...
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How long until we see a "bionic man". Doesn't matter how old Steve Austin would be. Soon we'll have all of the technology need to make him.
Google will soon open its Glass explorer program to all US residents for one day only, however a recent patent application from the search engine kingpin might make you reconsider making a purchase...
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First game of the year. Great weather and the +San Francisco Giants are up 4-1 in the 6th. Pablo just went deep. 
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Another update for Xbox One. 
Microsoft announced on Monday via the Xbox Wire that the ability to upload game clips directly to YouTube will be coming to the Xbox One this week. This is the second major upgrade since the consol...
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Working towards success?
Startup founders are prone to work themselves to the bone. Are 'startup martyrs' something we should celebrate, or caution against?
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Love highlighting when my clients do great things.
Lyft for Good is the ride-sharing startup's new nationwide program to give back to the community. 
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I guess they knew what they were doing. No complaints here.
Netflix customers on Comcast are already seeing the benefits of a controversial pact between the streaming service and cable provider. Comcast jumped five spots in Netflix's ranking of ISP...
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By the time they do this nobody will care. 
Microsoft's Frank Savage admits that the company is looking at Xbox 360 backwards compatibility on Xbox One.
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Describe myself as a tech who can't code. I'm an Executive Recruiter focusing on high tech firms in Silicon Valley and the SF Bay Area. I keep my ear to the street and my hand on the heart beat of tech recruiting. 18+ years experience.  Family loving, softball coaching, XBox playing, Twitter, Google+ & FaceBook updating, all around good guy.
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