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The Google lawyer evicting all his tenants may be a jerk; but it wouldn’t matter if SF would just build more housing

In 2012, Jack Halprin bought an apartment building at 812 Guerrero St. in San Francisco’s Mission District for $1.4 million. According to a wrongful eviction lawsuit brought against Halprin by resident Susan Coss, Halprin moved into the building and evicted Coss, who lived in the unit below him, so that his then-domestic partner, Daniel Ortiz, could move into [...]

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The War Nerd: More proof the US defense industry has nothing to do with defending America

KUWAIT CITY—This has been a classic week in the defense procurement industry. The armed services are trying to boost their worst aircraft, the totally worthless F-35, by trashing their best, the simple, effective, proven A-10 Warthog. The A-10 is popular enough that the USAF had to come up with a reason for wanting to get [...]

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Gawker Now U.S.

Gawker Now U.S. Theaters Can’t Even Show Team America: World Police | io9 Archaeologist Finds Artifacts Possibly Linked To Kings David And Solomon | Jalopnik Dopey Old Couple Almost Dies After 13 Hours Trapped In Unlocked Mazda | Kotaku Ask Dr. Nerdlove: Help, My Sex Life Is Dead | Kinja Popular Posts Read more… Continue [...]

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Did Sony Reveal Its Next Smartphone in Leaked Bond-Movie Product Pitch?

For years, Sony’s smartphones have been competent but uninspired . Maybe product placement in Spectre, the Bond flick whose script was recently leaked , can help? At the very least, these product-placement pitches, sent from Sony’s electronics team to its movie studio, show that Sony could be fancying up its flagship smartphone for Hollywood and [...]

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Open Garden raises $10.8M to build a “Second Internet” — for the people, by the people

Open Garden has raised $10.8 million to create the next Internet. And as crazy as that sounds, thanks to the success of its FireChat peer-to-peer messaging service, it might just work. Instead of sending messages through an Internet connection or cellphone network, FireChat uses the Bluetooth and WiFi radios on every smartphone to create its own “mesh [...]

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