Packaged food giant General Mills plans to buy Berkeley-based Annie’s, the maker of rabbit-shaped mac and cheese, for $820 million, adding more natural and organic packaged offerings as consumers’ tastes change.
Napa Valley’s wine industry suffered $80.3 million in damage from the 6.0-magnitude earthquake last month, according to a report being presented today to the Napa County Board of Supervisors.
Surprise! U2 just put out a new album, and the renowned rock band is giving it away for free to iTunes users.
Mi Pueblo Foods is leading a new effort in Silicon Valley to raise funds for legal representation of undocumented minors detained at the U.S. border.
Phil Matier: San Francisco Developers Renege On Paying Special Tax For Transbay Terminal, Caltrain Extension
The San Francisco Board Of Supervisors are meeting Tuesday to create a special tax district around the Transbay Terminal to cover the cost of its reconstruction including the Caltrain extension. Downtown developers had earlier promised to pay in, they are now lobbying, and threatening a lawsuit claiming the amounts are too excessive due to soaring property values.
The hottest consumer item coming out of the Apple event in Cupertino Tuesday may not be the larger iPhone, but it’s every bit as wearable as the company’s rumored watch.
Apple fans took their frustrations out on Twitter Monday morning, reporting massive problems with viewing the live stream on Apple’s website.
Apple is expected to take the wraps off several new consumer products on Tuesday morning—everything from new iPhones to a possible “ iWatch.”
Home Depot confirmed on Monday that its payment systems have been hacked in a data breach that could affect millions of shoppers who used credit and debit cards at its more than 2,000 U.S. and Canadian stores.
Twitter is rolling out a feature allowing users to buy products with the push of a button.