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(L-R) Maksym Pashanin, Denys Pashanin (from Maksym Pashanin Kickstarter video)

Squatting Video Game Developers Finally Leave Airbnb Condo Owned By San Francisco Woman

Two brothers who squatted on a Bay Area woman’s Airbnb condo have finally left the premises.

22 hours ago

Screen shot of SoundCloud website. (CBS)

Larry Magid: SoundCloud Will Start Paying Artists, Introduces Ads

SoundCloud will start paying artists and record companies whose music appears on the popular streaming site.

23 hours ago

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7 Ways the Ticketfly – WillCall Merger Will Effect You

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — San Francisco-based ticketing service Ticketfly has acquired a fellow San Francisco company, the last-minute discount ticket selling application WillCall. Ticketfly has gradually burgeoned to become the second largest concert ticket seller in the […]

08/21/2014

Honey bees in an apiary. (Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

California Drought Devastating Honeybees, Pushing Honey Prices Higher

California’s record drought hasn’t been sweet to honeybees, and it’s creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.

08/21/2014

Pick The Perfect Pumpkin

Pumpkin Spice Latte Back Early, Pumpkin Beers Available Now As Fall Flavors Get Head Start

While every flavored coffee lover may be asking, “When is the pumpkin spice latte (PSL) available?” the better question might be when is pumpkin beer going to be on store shelves, but at any rate, both are either here now, or starting in days.

08/21/2014

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California Court Rules Companies Must Reimburse Employees For Work-Related Cell Phone Calls

If you use your cell phone for work you could be seeing more money in your paycheck.

08/20/2014

Protesters at the Port of Oakland demonstrate their opposition to workers unloading cargo from the Zim Piraeus. August 19, 2014. (CBS)

Israeli-Owned Cargo Ship Unloaded At Port Of Oakland Following Gaza Protests

An Israeli-owned ship blocked by protesters from unloading its cargo for days at the Port of Oakland was finally unloaded early Wednesday morning, a longshoreman’s union spokesman said.

08/20/2014

Lines at the Port of Oakland. (CBS)

Israeli Ship Blocked By Port Of Oakland Protesters Departs, Returns Hours Later

An Israeli-owned ship moored at the Port of Oakland that has drawn protesters since Saturday apparently departed Tuesday afternoon after being unable to unload its cargo.

08/19/2014

2013 Tesla Model S (Photo credit: Tesla Motors)

Coachella Valley Emerges As Possible Location For Tesla Motors Battery ‘Gigafactory’

Known for its annual music festival, the Coachella Valley in Southern California has emerged as a potential location for Tesla Motors to build its widely anticipated battery factory.

08/19/2014

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Drivers Voice Frustrations At Being Mistaken For Uber

Drivers in the Bay Area, New York and other big cities say they are increasingly experiencing unwanted passengers climbing in the back seat of their cars.

08/19/2014

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