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Google's search engine. (AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

European Parliament Votes To Break Up Google

European Union institutions are piling pressure on Google to change the way it operates its business and applies EU rules.
The European parliament on Thursday approved a non-binding resolution that calls for the unbundling of search engines from other services that internet companies offer, a practice that could in theory lead to the break-up of giant internet companies like Google.

12 hours ago

A package delivered by San Francisco-based start-up Doorman. (Doorman via Facebook)

With Online Holiday Shopping Season In Full Swing, San Francisco Start-Up Doorman Aims To Keep Packages Safe

Doorman allows people to get their packages delivered to them, rather than have packages left at their house or missed delivery stickers posted on their door.

13 hours ago

The Raiderettes, the Oakland Raiders cheerleaders, perform during the Oakland Raiders preseason game against the Detroit Lions at O.co Coliseum on August 15, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Raiders Among NFL Teams Former Disney CEO Hopes To Lure To Los Angeles

Former Disney CEO Michael Eisner is working behind the scenes to bring an NFL team to L.A. and the Raiders are on his list.

13 hours ago

Groups supporting Walmart workers protest working conditions at the company in front of a Walmart Superstore on Nov. 23, 2012, in Secaucus, N.J. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Walmart Workers Strike On Black Friday Across Bay Area, Nationwide

Walmart workers are calling on the retail giant to raise pay to a minimum of $15 an hour and provide consistent full-time work.

15 hours ago

Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez says holiday workers deserve to earn extra pay. (CBS SF)

Proposed California Bill Would Offer Double Pay For Working Thanksgiving, Christmas Shifts

With more and more stores opening on Thanksgiving, proposed legislation in California could ensure workers get paid extra for spending the holidays at work instead of with their families.

15 hours ago

A barista pours steamed milk in a cup of Blue Bottle coffee. (CBS)

Look Inside Blue Bottle Brewing Process Reveals Frontier Of Craft Iced Coffee Movement

In the shadow of the Golden Gate Bridge, and the 4 Points Brewery, the beer is being crowded out by a growing trend, craft coffee that you can now buy at Whole Foods market.

15 hours ago

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Protests In Solidarity With Michael Brown Planned In Bay Area Shopping Areas On Black Friday

On Black Friday protesters will gather at San Francisco’s Union Square and in Emeryville to speak out against police brutality.

18 hours ago

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Best Buy Website Back After Crashing For Over An Hour On Black Friday

The Best Buy website is back up again after reportedly experiencing technical problems on Black Friday, one of the most busiest shopping days of the year.

18 hours ago

Miguel Anguino has camped outside a San Jose Best Buy ahead of Black Friday for the past four years. (CBS)

Man Waits Outside Best Buy Store In San Jose 11 Days For Black Friday Deals

He is hoping to save as much as $4,000 and has a long shopping list of items to buy.

11/27/2014

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Oakland: Free Parking On Saturdays Between Thanksgiving, New Year’s Day

Residents and visitors to Oakland will be able to park for free in the city on every Saturday between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, according to city officials.

11/27/2014

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