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Lawsuit aimed at Yelp could have free speech implications

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal lawsuit in California could silence reviews on the popular web site Yelp according to company lawyers. Lawyer Dawn Hassell is suing the website, demanding the…

Little chip saves big on computer power

Little chip saves big on computer power

STOCKTON — The Central Valley may not be Silicon Valley, but innovative technologies are still emerging from here. One potentially groundbreaking innovation comes from Current RF, which produces chips that…

Startup Spotlight: Reluctant entrepreneur finds success

Startup Spotlight: Reluctant entrepreneur finds success

ACAMPO — Eric Vaughn hadn’t intended to become a web developer. He put his interest in computers on the back burner after a summer roofing job transitioned him into a…

Lodi animator shares secrets of Hollywood success

Lodi animator shares secrets of Hollywood success

LODI — For many people, working in entertainment and making a living in Hollywood is a pipe dream. But it’s a dream animator and filmmaker Mark Teague has made a…

New app challenge open to 10th Congressional District students

WASHINGTON — California’s 10th District Congressional App Challenge is now open. U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham announced the challenge will invite middle and high school students to create and showcase their…

5 things to watch out for when you play Pokemon Go

5 things to watch out for when you play Pokemon Go

WEST SACRAMENTO — It’s taken just a week for Pokemon Go to become the most downloaded app in the United States. The app uses mapping software to create a virtual…

San Joaquin County launches new, improved web site

STOCKTON — San Joaquin County launched its new web site called “San Joaquin County – Greatness grows here” on Saturday. The new site was developed as part of the county’s…

Stockton releases online version of mapping application

STOCKTON — Stockton has launched an online version of its Geographic Information Systems mapping application. The Landmaster Online site allows city employees and the public to search for property information…

Twitter hopes changes will boost usage

NEW YORK — Twitter announced that in coming months photos, videos and other media won’t count toward its 140-character limit. The change is aimed at making the service easier to…

Facebook to change how it picks trending topics

LOS ANGELES — Facebook is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help determine what gets posted as a “trending topic” on its giant social network. The move comes amid…