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A free Wi-Fi hotspot beams broadband internet from atop a public phone booth on July 11, 2012 in Manhattan, New York City. (John Moore/Getty Images)

KCBS Interview: Google Considers Transforming New York City Pay Phones Into Wi-Fi Hotspots

KCBS’ Stan Bunger and Holly Quan Interview Susan Crawford, a visiting professor in intellectual property at Harvard Law, about Google’s idea to turn pay phones into Wi-Fi hotspots that would be freely available to the public.

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Screenshot of Airbnb.com. (CBS)

Airbnb Host Forced To Pursue Eviction After Vacation Renter Becomes Squatter, Refuses To Leave

A San Francisco woman who rented out her Southern California vacation home on Airbnb said her latest guest is a squatter who is refusing to leave.

07/21/2014

The Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Still In The Running For Tesla Motors’ New Battery Factory

California is making a late push to land electric-car maker, Tesla Motors’ new high-tech battery factory that would create thousands of jobs.

07/21/2014

Villa Romana Ristorante Italiano (credit: villaromanasf.com)

Villa Romana Restaurant Closing After Nearly 60 Years

Serving up classic Italian-American fare & pizza, the restaurant is closing Sunday…

07/18/2014

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Santa Clara Whistleblower Sues Newark Stem Cell Company That Fired Him

A Santa Clara County man has filed a lawsuit claiming that a Newark-based stem cell company fired him for complaining that manufacturing practices put patients’ lives at risk.

07/18/2014

The jobless rate dipped below 8 percent -- the lowest it's been in six years. (Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Bay Area Unemployment Slightly Higher As California Jobless Rate Hits 6-Year Low

The state Employment Development Department said Friday that California gained 24,200 jobs during the month. It’s the lowest rate in six years. The last time the unemployment rate fell below 7.4 percent was in July 2008.

07/18/2014

The scoreboard at Levis Stadium welcomes attendees to the ribbon-cutting. (CBS)

Levi’s Stadium Ribbon-Cutting Is Culmination Of Dream Redirected From SF To Silicon Valley

KPIX 5 Sports Director Dennis O’Donnell looks at the history of the 49ers stadium efforts and tours the newly-opened Levi’s Stadium.

07/18/2014

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Twitter Urged To Share Numbers On Workforce Demographics In Campaign Launched On Twitter Itself

Calls for Twitter to publicly release its workforce demographic numbers are being waged in an online campaign waged on Twitter itself.

07/17/2014

A FedEx Ground worker delivers packages on December 26, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

FedEx Faces Federal Indictment Over Role In Distributing Controlled Substances, Prescription Drugs

A federal grand jury in San Francisco indicted FedEx on Thursday, following a wide-ranging investigation.

07/17/2014

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook Tests ‘Buy’ Button To Help Businesses Boost Sales

Facebook is testing a “Buy” button in its latest effort to help businesses boost their sales through the world’s biggest online social network.

07/17/2014

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