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  • Readers' guesses on Google Mystery Barge: TARDIS? Holodeck? Ark?

    Readers' guesses on Google Mystery Barge: TARDIS? Holodeck? Ark?
    On Monday I wrote about my amateur sleuthing attempts to uncover the truth behind the Google Mystery Barge. (Spoiler alert: I failed. But did find some interesting clues.)
  • What happens when Bill Gates attacks world hunger? Chicken-less eggs

    What happens when Bill Gates attacks world hunger? Chicken-less eggs
    Bill Gates has made it his mission to tackle malaria, sanitation in developing countries, better education programs, and now he's turned his attention to food. The Microsoft billionaire is tackling world hunger, and he's doing it with a faux egg powder --...

    Silicon Valley money picks up L.A. trophy homes

    Silicon Valley money picks up L.A. trophy homes
    Nothing like a splash of tech/Internet entrepreneur money to pick up the local real estate market. Making tsunami-like waves so far this year are three Westside transactions: Billionaire venture capitalist and hedge fund manager Peter Thiel cherry-...

    Tech tycoons go on mansion-buying binge near 'Silicon Beach'

    Tech tycoons go on mansion-buying binge near 'Silicon Beach'
    Maybe the attraction is Silicon Beach, the swath of Los Angeles that is home to so many tech start-ups. Or maybe it's just the beach. Either way, Northern California technology titans and wannabes increasingly are sinking money into trophy homes from...

    Facebook investor Peter Thiel opens Mithril venture capital fund

    Facebook investor Peter Thiel opens Mithril venture capital fund
    Peter Thiel, a PayPal co-founder and early Facebook investor, is launching a $402-million venture capital fund focused on mid-stage companies dealing with major global problems. He’s calling it Mithril Capital Management. If that sounds familiar,...