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Oculus co-founder is funding a pro-Trump meme group – The Mercury News

Peter Thiel is not alone. There’s another tech figure who’s pro-Donald Trump. Palmer Luckey, the wealthy co-founder of Facebook-owned VR company Oculus, has been funding a group dedicated to circulating anti-Hillary Clinton memes. On Reddit, Nimble America called itself a ...

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Why Bay Area dominates California politics – The Mercury News

Northern California politicians flex their muscles. Jeff Durham It may not have bumper sticker potential: “Vote Sanchez! She’s not from the Bay Area!” But for an instant in her uphill battle for the U.S. Senate, Rep. Loretta Sanchez, an Orange County Democrat, ...

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Alaska regulators to take applications for pot businesses – San Jose Mercury News

Click photo to enlarge Giono Barrett, left, and James Barrett stand outside of the shop that will be a downtown retail storefront for their marijuana business, Rainforest Farms, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, in Juneau, Alaska. A state board tasked with ...

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Driverless Google car finds itself in world’s most viral traffic stop – San Jose Mercury News

By Patrick May and Matt O’Brien pmay@mercurynews.com Google’s self-driving car with two occupants inside drives by a Google’s building on Mayfield Avenue in Mountain View on Nov. 13, 2015. (Dai Sugano/Bay Area News Group) ( Dai Sugano ) It was ...

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Virginia TV shooting delays ‘Mr Robot’ finale – San Jose Mercury News

“Mr. Robot” will delay its season finale, from Aug. 26 to Sept. 2, because it includes a scene similar to Wednesday’s shooting deaths of Virginia journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward. “The previously filmed season finale of Mr. Robot contains ...

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