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An image from the Hendo Hoverboard promotional video. (Arx Pax)

Los Gatos Startup Develops Working Hoverboard; Offers Technology For Others To Use

A Bay Area company has created what could be the first functioning hoverboard which can float above a surface as someone rides it like a skateboard.

10/21/2014

A sign advertising an apartment for rent hangs from a fire escape in front of an apartment building July 8, 2009 in San Francisco, California. As the economy continues to falter, vacancy rates for U.S. apartments have spiked to a twenty two year high of 7.5 percent, just short of the record high of 7.8 percent set in 1986. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Law Forcing Higher Relocation Payments For Evicted Tenants Struck Down

San Francisco property owners have scored a legal victory over the city involving payments to relocate evicted tenants.

10/21/2014

This September 12, 2013 photo illustration shows the newly designed Yahoo logo seen on a smartphone. Yahoo has refreshed its logo for the first time since the Internet companys founding 18 years ago. The new look unveiled September 4 is part of a makeover that Yahoo Inc. has been undergoing since the Sunnyvale, California company hired Google executive Marissa Mayer to become Yahoos CEO. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Yahoo’s 3rd Quarter Earnings Soar On Alibaba Windfall

Yahoo’s (YHOO) third-quarter earnings soared as the Internet company collected a huge windfall from Alibaba’s recent IPO. Revenue also rose slightly from the previous year, a welcome change for a company that has been posting quarterly declines for most of the past five years.

10/21/2014

Tesla Charging Station (credit: LEX VAN LIESHOUT/AFP/Getty Images)

Daimler AG Sells 4-Percent Stake In Tesla For $780-Million; Shares Fall

Daimler AG says it has sold its 4 percent stake in electric car maker Tesla for $780 million.

10/21/2014

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Taxi Drivers Say SFO Is Making A Big Mistake By Allowing Lyft, Uber To Operate At Airport

Members of the San Francisco Airport Commission have approved a three-month trial period that will allow Lyft, Uber and Sidecar to operate at SFO International Airport, but cab drivers say it’s a big mistake.

10/21/2014

Two Tesla Model S cars are displayed at a Tesla showroom on November 5, 2013 in Palo Alto, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Palo Alto Electric Car Maker— Tesla, May Be Unable To Have Showrooms In Michigan Under New Law

Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law tighter restrictions to prohibit electric car maker Tesla Motors from selling vehicles in Michigan.

10/21/2014

Rancho Feeding Corporation slaughterhouse in Petaluma. (CBS)

2nd Man Pleads Guilty In Petaluma Slaughterhouse Recall Case

A second defendant has pleaded guilty in a case alleging that a Northern California slaughterhouse at the center of a massive recall processed and distributed tainted beef.

10/21/2014

Lyft Rideshare Service

After Sidecar Agreement With SFO Airport, Lyft And Uber Follow Suit

Almost a week after announcing a deal with Sidecar to serve San Francisco International, SFO airport officials have announced similar agreements with Lyft and Uber.

10/20/2014

Apple Unveils iPhone 6

Apple Reports Record 39.3M iPhone Sales In 3rd Quarter, iPad Sales Down 13 Percent

Excitement for Apple’s new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models drove sales of a record 39.3 million iPhones in the last quarter, boosting the company’s earnings and revenue well above expectations.

10/20/2014

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World Series Ticket Prices Averaging More Than $1,000 On Secondary Market

Ticket prices for the 2014 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals are both giant and royally expensive, according to one reseller.

10/20/2014

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