Business

(Early Warning Labs)

SoCal Company Begins Marketing First Personal Earthquake Warning Device

By now you may have heard that voice that warns earthquake researchers of coming quakes, but in the future the heads up may be coming out of your own phone.

11/14/2014

Virgina America (credit: Bob Riha, Jr./Getty Images)

Burlingame-Based Virgin America Soars On Nasdaq IPO

The shares opened at $27 — $4 higher than the price that the airline set—and then jumped as high as $29.74 within about an hour of the opening bell on the Nasdaq stock market.

11/14/2014

(Curbside)

Smart Shopping Or Lazy Parenting? Tech Gives Rise In Middleman Economy

Shopping can be a hassle, but there’s a new service intended to make it a less painful experience.

11/14/2014

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

South Korea Orders Asiana Airlines To Suspend Flights To SFO For Deadly 2013 Plane Crash

Asiana Airlines has been ordered by the South Korean government to temporarily stop flying to San Francisco International Airport, following last year’s crash that killed three passengers and injured more than 180 people.

11/14/2014

San Quentin student-inmates. (The Last Mile)

From Prisoners To Programmers — San Quentin Inmates Are Learning How To Code

A very lucky group of inmates at San Quentin are getting a high-tech break. They’re getting top-notch instruction in Java Script, HTML and CSS.

11/13/2014

A flood gate in front of a business in San Anselmo, California. (Jeffrey Schaub/CBS)

Flood Gates Help Spare 2 San Anselmo Businesses From Major Damage Following Water Main Break

Employees said they were fortunate, following a water main break that sent a river of water past their businesses.

11/13/2014

Larry Page, Google co-founder and CEO speaks during the opening keynote at the Google I/O developers conference at the Moscone Center on May 15, 2013 in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fortune Magazine’s 3 ‘Top People In Business’ Work Right Here In Bay Area

If you want to work for the best minds in business, you’re in the right place here in the Bay Area.

11/13/2014

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Old Navy Explains Why Women Pay More For Plus-Size Clothing

Old Navy found itself in a quandary when a customer named Renee Posey went to its website and noticed that plus-sized women’s jeans cost $12 to $15 more.

11/13/2014

Bottles of Clorox bleach sit on a shelf at a grocery store in San Francisco.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Ebola Fears, Start Of Flu Season Spur Jump In Sales For Clorox Disinfectant Wipes

Oakland-based Clorox said sales of its disinfectant wipes jumped 20 percent last month, with fears over Ebola virus and the start of flu season perking up interest for Americans to stock up on supplies.

11/12/2014

Post-Modern Jukebox keyboardist

Starving Artists Turn To Fans To Crowdfund Their Work

Making music for a living is a gamble. Now, some starving artists are getting funding straight from their fans.

11/11/2014

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