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Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled his plans for a "Hyperloop" transportation system on August 12, 2013. Musk claimed the system would whisk passengers between San Francisco and Los Angeles in 30 minutes. (CBS)

‘Hyperloop’ Closer To Reality: Futuristic Travel Looks To Fast Track SF To LA Trip In 30 Minutes

The “Hyperloop,” floated in 2014 by Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, is a futuristic high-speed transit system in its nascent stages of development, but it’s closer to reality with plans for a test track in the Central Valley.

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A Tesla Roadster Sport sits in a dealership showroom on November 3, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Tesla Tests Pop-Up Store Model To Bypass Dealerships

Tesla finds another unique way to sell its electric vehicles.

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Crickets ready to be turned into flour. (CBS SF)

Insect Protein Bars On The Rise With Psychology-Based Marketing

Insect protein could be a cutting edge source of nutrition. But if the insect protein movement wants to win hearts and minds, it has to start with taste buds.

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The Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr.  (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Jesse Jackson Visiting Oakland Tech To Announce $15,000 In College Scholarships

The Rev. Jesse Jackson is scheduled to visit a high school in Oakland to continue his push for greater diversity in technology.

15 hours ago

Reusable Grocery Bags (CBS)

Harvard Study: Reusable Grocery Bags May Make You More Likely To Buy Organic, Indulge In Junk Food

They’re good for the environment, but could your reusable shopping bag lead to weight gain? New research from Harvard may link links reusable bags to junk food.

05/26/2015

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Silicon Valley Exodus Is Real, Even Techies Can’t Afford The Bay Area Anymore

After years of techies and start ups flocking to Silicon Valley, now they are flocking away, for better pay and more affordable places to live.

05/26/2015

2011 Chevrolet Volt on test in Little Rock, Arkansas, July 2011

California Running Low On Green HOV Stickers For Plug-In Hybrids

California drivers who are interested in buying a plug-in hybrid to take advantage of driving solo in the carpool lane are running out of time to receive clean air stickers from the state.

05/26/2015

An Uber car.

Uber May Be Going Public Soon As Tech Giant Reportedly Seeks $1B Credit Line

Uber is reportedly making financial moves that signal an eventual public offering of the ridesharing company.

05/26/2015

Meet The Bay Area Women On Forbes Magazine’s ‘World’s 100 Most Powerful Women’ List

They hold the keys to the kingdom. These Bay Area women are among the World’s 100 Most Powerful Women, according to Forbes Magazine. The are very well-paid, extremely well-educated and have all made this list before.

05/26/2015

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Media CEOs Dominate Ranks Of Highest Paid Executives

They’re not Hollywood stars, they’re not TV personalities and they don’t play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league.

05/26/2015