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What can Silicon Valley learn from tinned food?

Silicon Valley stands for cutting-edge technology, bold ideas that change the world. Nobody would say the tin can was cutting-edge technology, although the more literal-minded might make that claim for the tin-opener.

Yet, in its day, tinned food was as revolutionary as anything now being pitched by Bay Area start-ups. Read more

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Fact check: Does California have the nation’s ‘worst’ air quality?

In a letter to California’s Air Resources Board, Environmental Protection Agency administrator Andrew Wheeler this week accused the Golden State of having the worst air quality in the nation.

Democrats rebuffed Wheeler, mostly because Wheeler in the letter also threatened to withhold federal highway funding from the state in an ongoing dispute over whether California can set its own air quality standards. Read more

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