Posts Tagged Technology

49ers open posh, high-tech stadium in Santa Clara

Confetti rains down during the ribbon-cutting and opening of Levi's Stadium Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif. The San Francisco 49ers held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open their new home. The $1.2 billion Levi's Stadium, which took only about 27 months to build, also will host the NFL Super Bowl in 2016 and other major events. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers CEO Jed York got a little teary on his drive to Levi’s Stadium on Thursday. His voice cracked while talking about taking his young son to games at the stadium for years to come.

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Bill ensures emails, photos won’t die with you

This Feb. 16, 2013 file photo shows a printout of the Facebook page for Loren Williams, now deceased, at the Beaverton, Ore. home of his mother, Karen Williams. Williams sued Facebook for access to Loren's account after he died in a 2005 motorcycle accident at the age of 22. The Uniform Law Commission on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 was expected to endorse a plan to automatically give loved ones access to — but not control of — all digital accounts, unless otherwise specified. (AP Photo/Lauren Gambino, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — You’ve probably decided who gets the house or that family heirloom up in the attic when you die. But what about your email account and all those photos stored online?

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Attorney: Prostitute had no reason to kill exec

Alix Tichelman looks back toward her family after her arraignment in Santa Cruz County Superior Court on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, in Santa Cruz, Calif. Tichelman, faces manslaughter charges in the death last November of Forrest Hayes, a Google executive after she walked away from him when he overdosed on heroin on his yacht. (AP Photo/Santa Cruz Sentinel, Shmuel Thaler, Pool)

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — A woman accused by police of being a high-priced prostitute and abandoning a Google executive after shooting him up with a fatal dose of heroin would never have wanted him to die because he was paying her well, a defense attorney said Wednesday.

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Review: Tech goodies to bring along on trips

This product image provided by Mophie shows the Mophie Space Pack for the iPhone. The Space Pack doubles battery life and gives you an additional 16 or 32 gigabytes of storage. It also serves as a phone case, albeit a heavy and bulky one because it needs to fit a battery and memory. (AP Photo/Mophie)

DENVER (AP) — Your swimsuit and your sunscreen are in the luggage, and your boarding passes are all printed out.

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Microsoft’s 3Q earnings grow 31 pct; stock falls

In this Jan. 5, 2011 file photo, Microsoft chief executive officer Steve Ballmer gives his Keynote speech for the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas. Microsoft reports quarterly earnings Thursday, April 28, 2011, after the market close.(AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, file)

Microsoft Corp.’s latest quarterly earnings rose 31 percent even as sales of its Windows operating system sagged.

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