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Google, Fidelity fuel Elon Musk's SpaceX with $1B investment

(AP) — SpaceX has raised $1 billion from Google and Fidelity in a deal that values the spaceship manufacturer at about $10 billion.

Twitter buys ZipDial in bid for users in emerging markets

(AP) — Twitter said Tuesday that it plans to buy Indian mobile marketing company ZipDial as it tries to reach new users in developing regions.

'The Interview' digital grosses up to $40 million

(AP) — Digital sales for "The Interview" are up to $40 million, putting the Sony Pictures release on track to eclipse "Bridesmaids" as the biggest online release ever.

Mysterious goo blamed in San Francisco Bay Area bird deaths 


(AP) — The death of 100 birds in the San Francisco Bay Area has baffled wildlife officials who say the feathers of the birds were coated with a mysterious substance that looks and feels like rubber cement.

Cosby welcomed by audience in California city of Turlock

(AP) — Bill Cosby was embraced by fans on Sunday during his first performance in California since allegations of past sexual assaults surfaced.

TV networks make unequal progress toward on-screen diversity

Kenya Barris, creator of ABC's "black-ish," was motivated to write the comedy about an African-American family's efforts to honor its heritage in part by the unreality of what he grew up watching on television.

Yahoo CEO poised to make fateful decision on Alibaba stake

(AP) — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is facing her biggest business decision since she left Google two-and-a-half years ago to lead its struggling rival: how to manage Yahoo's most valuable asset, a 15 percent stake in Chinese Internet star Alibaba Group worth nearly $37 billion.

Boy, 13, builds Braille printer with Legos, starts company

(AP) — In Silicon Valley, it's never too early to become an entrepreneur. Just ask 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee.

Labor dispute at West Coast sea ports doesn't take a holiday 


(AP) — The dispute between dockworkers at the West Coast's sea ports and their employers didn't take a day off for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Researchers: Elephant seals travel farther than once thought

(AP) — Researchers tracking elephant seals off the Northern California coast say they have discovered the animals travel much farther than once thought.