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Analysis: Making Sense Of Uber’s $40 Billion Valuation

Uber’s $40 billion valuation had investors from Wall Street to Silicon Valley abuzz a day after the ride-sharing company announced it had received more money from venture capitalists than any private company this year.

12/06/2014

A package delivered by San Francisco-based start-up Doorman. (Doorman via Facebook)

With Online Holiday Shopping Season In Full Swing, San Francisco Start-Up Doorman Aims To Keep Packages Safe

Doorman allows people to get their packages delivered to them, rather than have packages left at their house or missed delivery stickers posted on their door.

11/28/2014

(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

(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

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Wingz Joins List Of Ridesharing Companies Permitted To Operate At SFO

On the heels of granting permits to Uber, Lyft and Sidecar, San Francisco International Airport officials announced today that Wingz, an airport-centered transportation network company, can now operate legally there as well.

11/13/2014

(Shuddle)

An Uber For Kids? Shuddle Is San Francisco’s New Ride-Sharing Service For Families

The bane of many parents’ existence is chauffeuring their kids to and from soccer practices, school and play dates. Now, one San Francisco start-up wants to banish some of those transportation headaches.

11/07/2014

KPIX 5 reporter Joe Vazquez compares his swing to Giants slugger Hunter Pence with the Zepp Baseball app. (CBS)

App From Los Gatos Company Plays Role In Improving Giants Slugger Hunter Pence’s Swing

The San Francisco Giants are bringing their best efforts in their third World Series in five seasons. One player has been working on stepping it up even more, with the help of an app developed by a Los Gatos company.

10/24/2014

Screen images from Monkey Parking app. (Paolo Dobrowolny)

More Cities Join SF In Effort To Ban MonkeyParking App That Auctions Off Spaces To Highest Bidder

More woes for San Francisco-based MonkeyParking; this time in Southern California.

10/18/2014

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VIDEO: Soccer Field Reservation Flap Pits SF Neighbors Against Dropbox Techies In Caught-On-Camera Quarrel

A incident captured on camera that quickly went viral depicts the increasingly acrimonious relations between long-time San Francisco residents and the newly rich techies encroaching on their neighborhods, as a group of Dropbox employees who reserved a soccer field using a new city-sponsored app try to get a group of kids using the field to move.

10/10/2014

The logo of mobile app 'Snapchat' is displayed on a tablet on January 2, 2014 in Paris. Hackers broke into Snapchat, the hugely popular mobile app, accessing the phone numbers and usernames of 4.6 million users and publishing them online, tech news website TechCrunch has announced. AFP PHOTO / LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

200,000 Snapchat Photos Stolen, To Be Leaked Onto Same Website From Nude Celeb Hack ‘4chan’

Hackers have intercepted around 200,000 private photos sent using the photo messaging app Snapchat on Thursday.

10/10/2014

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