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A sign outside of a Google office in Mountain View, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google’s Expansion Squeezing Small Businesses Out & Forcing Others To Close

Keeping a business afloat can be tough, but when your neighbor is Google, it can be impossible.

06/17/2015

The shuttered Fremont headquarters of Solyndra in 2012. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla To Occupy Former Solyndra Plant In Fremont; Expected To Add Over 1,000 Jobs

Tesla Motors has taken over the Fremont plant which was once the home of Solyndra, the solar company that went belly-up in 2011 and one of the more high-profile busts in Silicon Valley.

06/12/2015

Crystal Pepsi (Clear Cola) (Raudies/ullstein bild via Getty Images)

1990s Flop Crystal Pepsi Could Be Coming Back

More than a decade after it flopped with consumers, PepsiCo (PEP) is poised to bring back Crystal Pepsi.

06/11/2015

Re/code Senior Editor Ina Fried captured the rare event -- a long line for the women's bathroom -- at the Apple WWDC conference in San Francisco Monday.

Women Rejoice Over Long(er) Bathroom Lines At Apple’s WWDC 2015

Flushing toilets may not be the most glorious indicator of women rising in tech, but it’s certainly one to celebrate.

06/08/2015

McDonald's French Fries (credit: JOERG KOCH/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Too Expensive For McDonald’s?

McDonald’s famous golden arches are vanishing from San Francisco, and real estate prices could be the culprit.

06/03/2015

Two people photographing their food in a café with their smartphones. (Getty Images)

Google Developing Calorie-Counting App To Analyze Your Instagram Food Porn

Google is now developing an artificial intelligence app that counts the calories of food in your Instagram post.

06/03/2015

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Billionaire Elon Musk Defends Billions In Government Subsidies Benefiting His Companies

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk defended his business practices following an LA Times report that his three companies have taken billions in government subsidies, saying “the article makes it seem as though my company is getting some huge check, which is fundamentally false.”

06/01/2015

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‘TowIt’ App Publicly Shames Drivers Of Badly Parked Cars

A new app lets annoyed cyclists or drivers harness the power of crowdsourcing to report illegally parked cars.

05/28/2015

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7 Warning Signs Silicon Valley Companies Should Know That Signal An Employee Is About To Go Work For The Competition

Great employees fuel the Silicon Valley engine. But keeping them can be a challenge. Like a card player who broadcasts the next move, maybe we can read the turnover signals in advance.

05/28/2015

Google Photos director Anil Sabharwal announces Google Photos during the 2015 Google I/O conference on May 28, 2015 in San Francisco, California. The annual Google I/O conference runs through May 29.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Takes On Apple With Free Unlimited Storage Photo App

It’s the moment Googleheads have long been waiting for: a standalone Google photo service that offers unlimited storage of images and videos for free, along with some fun new tricks.

05/28/2015

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