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Palo Alto P.F. Chang’s Is Lone Bay Area Restaurant On Security Breach List

Restaurant chain P.F. Chang’s says its Palo Alto location is one of 33 restaurants that may have been hit a credit and debit card transaction security breach.
The company confirmed in June that data from credit and debit cards used at its restaurants was stolen, but didn’t specify the locations at that time.

08/04/2014

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HP To Pay $32.5 Million To Settle Allegations It Overcharged U.S. Postal Service

Hewlett-Packard Co. has agreed to pay $32.5 million to settle allegations that it overcharged the U.S. Postal Service during a 10-year contract for computers and services.

08/01/2014

Dave Matthews (credit: Matt Roberts/Getty Images)

Concerts On Yahoo Make Best of Industry Struggles

The struggles of an industry can bring music to your ears. And your screens…

08/01/2014

Fisherman's Wharf

SF Fisherman’s Wharf Restaurant Gets Angry Phone Calls In Confusion Over Similarly-Named Monterey Eatery That Banned Noisy Kids

A longtime San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf restaurant has been receiving angry calls over the past few days from people confusing it with a similarly-named Monterey restaurant that has banned noisy kids from the premises.

08/01/2014

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Covered California Announces Modest Rate Hikes For 2015

Officials with Covered California announced on Wednesday that ten insurance companies will offer plans through the state’s health insurance exchange next year. Average premium rates, however, will also increase.

08/01/2014

A view of and Apple iPhone displaying the Facebook app's splash screen May 10, 2012 in Washington, DC. Social-networking giant Facebook will go public on the NASDAQ May 18 with its initial public offering, trading under the symbol FB, in an effort to raise $10.6 billion. (Brenden Smialowski/AFP/GettyImages)

Facebook Outage Frustrates Many Users

Menlo Park-based social giant Facebook experienced widespread outages Friday morning.
Users hoping to post status updates where hit with a “sorry, something went wrong” message for much of the morning. Both the CBS Bay Area and KCBS Radio accounts were affected by the outage, but functionality appeared to be restored by 9:30 a.m.
There’s was no official word from Facebook as to the cause of the outage, which apparently started slightly before 9 a.m. local time.

08/01/2014

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

Tesla Prepares Site Near Reno For Possible Giga-Factory Location; Decision Still Months Away

Electric car maker Tesla Motors says it is preparing a site near Reno, Nevada, as a possible location for its new battery factory, but is still evaluating other locations.

07/31/2014

Sovaldi

Oregon, Illinois Medicaid Programs Place Tight Restrictions On Gilead $1,000-Per-Pill Hepatitis C Drug Sovaldi

An Oregon Medicaid committee is expected Thursday to significantly scale back access to an effective—but expensive—new drug used to treat hepatitis C, the second state to retrict access to the drug in two days.

07/31/2014

Construction in Fremont's Warm Springs District. (CBS)

Fremont Says BART Extension Is Helping Warm Springs District Blossom

For years, people talked about Fremont mostly as the place where BART service stopped, but the extension into the South Bay is a boon to the city’s economy, lawmakers say.

07/31/2014

A sold sign stands in front of a home for sale in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Sets Record For Million-Dollar Home Sales

A record number of million-dollar homes were sold in the San Francisco Bay Area during the second quarter, a research firm said Thursday, another sign that affording a place to live is a growing challenge for anyone who isn’t tied to the booming technology economy.

07/31/2014

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