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Christian Bale To Play Late Apple CEO Steve Jobs In New Film

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin confirms Bale will portray the late Apple CEO in a upcoming movie…

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Silicon Valley Tech Company Fined For Paying Foreign Workers $1.21 An Hour

A U.S. Department of Labor investigation found that a Silicon Valley technology company owed more than $40,000 in back wages to several severely underpaid foreign employees.

10/23/2014

Apple In Talks For iCloud For Movies

Apple Issues Security Warning For iCloud After Reported Attempts To Steal User Data In China

Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a concerted effort to steal passwords and other data from people who use the popular service in China.

10/22/2014

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Healdsburg City Officials Ban Tobacco Sales To Anyone Under 21

The Healdsburg City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday night that will ban the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 making it the first city in California to do so.

10/22/2014

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Oakland City Council Approves Tenant Protection Ordinance After Increasing Complaints About Landlord Harassment

Oakland renters will soon have a new list of protections against harassment and evictions as the Oakland City Council night approved a tenant protection ordinance on Tuesday night.

10/22/2014

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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

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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

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