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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 26: Fans cheer during Game Five of the 2014 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Kansas City Royals at AT&T Park on October 26, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

World Series Games Bring Giant Loss Of Business For Some Restaurants And Bars

The World Series has been great for some Bay Area bars and restaurants, but for others—not so much. Not having TVs showing the game can lead a serious drop in business during game time.

10/28/2014

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco’s Controversial ‘Twitter Tax Break’ Is Working, Report Finds

Supporters of a tax break intended to lure Twitter to San Francisco’s blighted mid-Market neighborhood are pointing to a new report as an indicator of its success.

10/28/2014

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Silicon Valley Tech Company Fined For Paying Foreign Workers $1.21 An Hour

A U.S. Department of Labor investigation found that a Silicon Valley technology company owed more than $40,000 in back wages to several severely underpaid foreign employees.

10/23/2014

Netflix Headquarters

Netflix CEO Blames $1 Price Increase For Lag In Subscriber Growth

Netflix’s subscriber growth in the latest quarter lagged management’s forecast as the Internet video service’s recent price increases turned off potential new viewers.

10/15/2014

NLCS - San Francisco Giants v St Louis Cardinals - Game Two

Giants NLCS Playoff Run Means Business Is Booming Around AT&T Park

The National League Championship Series is tied at one game apiece and the San Francisco Giants return home to face the St. Louis Cardinals Tuesday afternoon in Game 3 at AT&T park. Vendors, nearby shops and restaurants are well aware that business is booming.

10/14/2014

Drake's Bay Oyster Farm appeal declined by Supreme Court

Drakes Bay Oyster Company Settles Dispute With National Park Service, Will Close At End Of 2014

The National Park Service announced a joint filing of a settlement agreement Monday that would end ongoing litigation between Drakes Bay Oyster Company pending a U.S. District Court’s approval.

10/06/2014

Reddit (credit: Creative Commons)

Reddit Forces Remote Workers To Live In San Francisco Or Lose Job

The community sharing news site Reddit has issued an ultimatum to its employees — live in San Francisco, or lose your job.

10/02/2014

Apple Unveils iPhone 6

iPhone 6 Plus Only Costs $15.50 More Than ‘6’ To Make, Despite $100 Price Difference For Consumers

Apple’s largest iPhone is selling for $100 more than its other new model, but a new report says it costs Apple only $15.50 more to make the more expensive version.

09/23/2014

Apple Unveils iPhone 6

Over 10 Million Apple iPhone 6, 6 Plus Sold, Exceeding Tim Cook’s Expectations

Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in the three days after the phones went on sale.

09/22/2014

(CBS SF)

Richmond Restaurant Hacks Yelp By Encouraging Customers To Leave Bad Reviews

Forget impeccable customer service and superb-quality food — one Richmond restaurant is working to become the worst-rated restaurant in the Bay Area as a way to fight back Yelp.

09/18/2014

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