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LinkedIn stock plummets 43% on tepid outlook

LinkedIn had been teetering on the edge too long. Investors just knocked it off a cliff.

Shares of LinkedIn tanked on Friday, falling 43% after the company gave a somewhat conservative outlook for the current quarter.

LinkedIn said its sales for the c...

Virtual assistants sexually harassed

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Even virtual assistants are sexually harassed

People are very curious about Cortana's sex life. All virtual assistants have to deal with inappropriate comments and questions. From seasoned vets like Siri and Google Now, to the rash of new specialists with names like Amy, Molly, Mia and Robin.

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Need 'Simpsons' quote? Search away

Thanks to the diligent work of some "Simpsons" obsessives, there's now a search engine for every quote from the show featuring America's favorite TV family.

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Afro Emojis

Afro Emoji app adds its voice to digital world

A new sticker app featuring African characters and pan-African phrases has launched worldwide.

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What time does the Super Bowl start? Google it

What time does the Super Bowl start? When is the Super Bowl? What time is kickoff for the Super Bowl? Google search algorithm, go do your magic.

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Toshiba shares tank

Toshiba's troubles are growing.


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Inside the world of the accidentally Twitter famous

The great Super Bowl Velveeta shortage of 2014 -- otherwise known as #cheesepocalypse -- was a stressful time for queso lovers nationwide. But the lack of available "cheese product" didn't affect anyone as much as Richard Lindsey or Brandon Kraft.

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Happy Birthday Facebook! Now we're all friends of a friend

Facebook launched a dozen years ago today, and to celebrate it's released some mind-boggling new statistics.

Each of Facebook's 1.59 billion users are now connected to every other user by an average of just three and a half degrees of separation.


F 35 Joint Strike Fighter

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Are F-35s fit for combat? Military doesn't know

The military risks committing itself to buying billions of dollars of F-35 fighter jets before they have demonstrated they are fit for combat, a new Pentagon report warns.

The development of the Joint Strike Fighter F-35, a fifth-generation stealth je...

Central Coast Residents Turn to Nextdoor App to Combat Crime

Nextdoor is the private social network for neighborhoods. The makers of the app say Nextdoor is the best way to stay in the know about what’s going on in the neighborhood.

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ESPN, Tencent team up to cover sports in China

ESPN is teaming up with tech giant Tencent to cover sports games in China -- with Mandarin-language commentary -- according to a joint statement Wednesday.

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Windows 10 finally surpasses XP

It took half a year, but Windows 10 has finally surpassed Windows XP.

Environmental Headlines

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Flint water crisis: City gets $28 million in state aid

Help -- $28 million of it -- is on its way to Flint, Michigan. Gov. Rick Snyder…

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NOAA: 2015 is warmest year on record

Last year was the Earth's warmest since record-keeping began in 1880, the U.S.…

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Sanders on climate data: 'The debate is over'

Bernie Sanders said Wednesday that "climate change is real" and the "debate is over"…

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No simple fix for Flint water crisis

What will it take to fix the water crisis in Flint, Michigan?

Most likely, the answer…

Flint water plant

Michigan governor on Flint: 'It's a disaster'

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder acknowledged Monday the water crisis in Flint is a…

Keystone Pipeline

US denies company's request to delay pipeline review

The State Department has denied a request to delay its review of the Keystone XL oil…

Local Headlines


Free Dental Care Offered To Hundreds of People In Need

Johnson Family Dental hosted its 12th annual Dentistry of Love event on Saturday.

Local Kids Take A Field Trip To The Movies

Local Students Watch Free Screening Of 'Inside Out'

The program is part of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival's Mike's Field…

Buellton Rabobank Robbed, Suspect on Loose

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is investigating a bank robbery that…

Police Investigate Double Stabbing in Santa Maria

Police say two adult males were stabbed just before 2 a.m. Saturday in the 600…

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Tipline Investigation: Takata Recall Tames A Mustang

The growing scandal involving Japanese airbag maker, Takata, may cost a Santa Paula…

What's Right

Go Red For Women Day

Wear Red Today!

Today is Wear Red Day and join our news teams as we are wearing red to help raise…

Partners in Education Breakfast

Volunteers Honored at Partnership Breakfast

175,000 volunteer hours have been logged across Santa Barbara County supporting…

Expert Tax Advise From Local High School Students

High School Student Tax Preparers At It Again

The dreaded tax season is here, but some Santa Barbara High School students can…

Local Girl Scouts Kick Off Blanket Drive on the Central Coast

As central coast homeless shelters brace for a large turnout due to recent storms,…

Warming Shelters Open in Santa Barbara County

Several Santa Barbara County warming centers have opened their doors due to the…

Animal Shelter Flood

Santa Paula Pet Care Center In Need Of Post-El Nino Help

The powerful El Nino storms forced evacuations and damaged a Santa Paula animal…

Irresistible Headlines

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Man sues over alleged winning lottery ticket

A man who claims he bought a $63 million winning ticket in the California lottery is…

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New tarantula species named for Johnny Cash

An expansive, decade-long survey of tarantulas in the United States has uncovered…

Sea lion pup at Marine Mammal Center, California, March 18, 2015

Sea lion pup naps at California restaurant

An underfed but overly cute sea lion cub is getting a lot of TLC after it waddled…

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Missing cat found in pet food factory

A cat missing for 14 months was found living in a nearby pet food factory in the…

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Man steals from photo booth

A photo booth snapped pictures of a man trying to steal cash from the machine in…

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Empire State Building hit by drone

A Jersey City man is facing charges after accidentally flying his drone into the…

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