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Marijuana is poured from a jar at at medical marijuana dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Cannabis Business Conference Draws Marijuana Entrepreneurs To San Francisco From Around The World

The International Cannabis Business Conference in San Francisco brought advocates and investors alike to the Hyatt Regency Hotel with the goal of legalizing recreational marijuana in California next year.

02/16/2015

Medical marijuana. (Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images)

Cannabis Marijuana Dispensary Medical Conference Business Pot Weed

A cannabis business conference drew marijuana entrepreneurs from around the world to the Bay Area.

02/15/2015

(CBS SF)

VIDEO: Apple Pay Will Get You Into National Parks Starting In September

Apple CEO Tim Cook announced during a White House summit on cybersecurity at Stanford Friday that Apple Pay is partnering with the federal government for some financial transactions.

02/13/2015

Medical Marijuana in various forms. (CBS)

Federal And State Laws Obscure Legal Boundaries For Pot Businesses Looking To Deposit Money In Banks

Now that four states have legalized recreational marijuana use, entrepreneurs want to start businesses. It may be a lucrative proposition, but there’s no place to keep the money.

02/10/2015

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Netflix Brings Streaming Video Service To Cuba

Netflix is launching its movie and TV show streaming service in Cuba as Internet access in the country improves and credit and debit cards become more widely available.

02/09/2015

The container ship MSC Fabiola (R) is seen docked at the Port of Oakland on March 22, 2012, in Oakland, California. The MSC Fabiola is the largest container ship ever to dock at any seaport in North America with an overall length of nearly one quarter mile long. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Japanese McDonald’s Running Out Of French Fries Due To Ongoing Labor Dispute At West Coast Ports

Operations at West Coast ports, including Oakland, are expected to resume Monday morning after a weekend shutdown that was the latest turn in an on-going labor dispute.

02/09/2015

(CBS SF)

Want To Work In Social Services? Start As An Assistant

Jill Schlesinger highlights a fast growing field that just might be a good fit.

02/04/2015

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Report Finds Stunning $35,000 Pay Gap Between Men, Women In Silicon Valley

The Silicon Valley job boom continues but a pay gap between men and women remains.

02/04/2015

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Why An Atheist Feels Guilty About His $100,000-Per-Year Bible App Business

A Salt Lake City businessman and self-proclaimed atheist is making six figures selling the Bible in Apple’s app store.

02/03/2015

Google is building 100 prototypes of a car without steering wheels. (Source: Google)

Is Google Developing Its Own Uber?

Google is allegedly preparing to offer its own ride-sharing service along with its driverless car project.

02/03/2015

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