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Most Of SF’s Airbnb Listings Technically Illegal As Homeowners Struggle With Rigorous New Application Process

Many San Franciscans say they haven’t been able to register their homes or apartments under the city’s new short-term vacation rental law since it went into effect last month.

10 hours ago

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San Francisco Police Add Extra Patrols, Shop Owners Watching Each Other’s Backs After Latest Smash-And-Grab Robbery

San Francisco Police are adding extra patrols after burglars smashed through another store front before making off with merchandise.

11 hours ago

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How Will Insurance Companies Handle Driverless Cars?

As auto makers and Silicon Valley companies continue to develop driverless cars, insurance companies are already warning about how they could affect their business practices.

11 hours ago

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Chefs Challenge Yelp With Startup Focused On Restaurant Recommendations, Not Reviews

Two Bay Area brothers are recruiting top foodies for anti-Yelp app that’s taking the restaurant scene by storm.

12 hours ago

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SF Ferry Building Developers Sign On To Bring Waterfront Public Market To Jack London Square

The hope is that Water Street Market will rival the Ferry Building and Oxbow Market in Napa, but with an East Bay feel.

12 hours ago

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China’s Most Successful NBA Import – Yao Ming – Looks To Build Wine Empire In Napa

Yao Ming used to dominate the the low post in NBA games, but now he’s looking to become an even bigger player in China’s wine game.

13 hours ago

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Uber Buys San Jose-Based deCarta Navigation Technology

Uber Technologies is buying digital mapping specialist deCarta in a deal that may help the rapidly growing ride-hailing service lessen its dependence on navigation services supplied by Google and Apple.

15 hours ago

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Silicon Valley VC Testifies He Tried To Prevent Firing Of Woman Suing Law Firm For Sex Discrimination

Billionaire John Doerr took the witness stand for a second day on Wednesday in the lawsuit alleging women were denied chances to advance at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.

15 hours ago

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McDonald’s Plans To Start Using Chickens Raised Without Human Antibiotics

Within the next two years, McDonald’s USA said they will only buy and use chickens raised without human antibiotics.

15 hours ago

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Millions Of Apple, Android Users Vulnerable To ‘FREAK Attack’ In Browsers

Millions of people may have been left vulnerable to hackers while surfing the web on Apple and Google devices, thanks to a newly discovered security flaw known as “FREAK attack.”

03/03/2015

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