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Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, speaks at a media event in San Francisco on March 27, 2014. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Microsoft Moves Past Exxon, Now World’s 2nd Most Valuable Co. Behind Apple

The bull run in Microsoft’s stock this past year has helped the tech giant surpass Exxon Mobil and seize the rank of the second most valuable company, behind Apple Inc.

11/15/2014

Larry Page, Google co-founder and CEO speaks during the opening keynote at the Google I/O developers conference at the Moscone Center on May 15, 2013 in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fortune Magazine’s 3 ‘Top People In Business’ Work Right Here In Bay Area

If you want to work for the best minds in business, you’re in the right place here in the Bay Area.

11/13/2014

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Old Navy Explains Why Women Pay More For Plus-Size Clothing

Old Navy found itself in a quandary when a customer named Renee Posey went to its website and noticed that plus-sized women’s jeans cost $12 to $15 more.

11/13/2014

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

Google Snatching Up Silicon Valley Real Estate To Prepare For Massive Hiring Spree

Google is playing the real estate market like a game of monopoly out of what could be a massive hiring spree.

11/11/2014

Democratic National Convention: Day 2

Phil Matier: Will Dianne Feinstein Back SF’s Mayor Lee In His Re-Election Bid?

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee may not be able to count Senator Dianne Feinstein among his backers for his re-election campaign.

11/10/2014

(NFL)

NFL Offers LGBT Businesses Opportunity During Bay Area’s Super Bowl 50 Festivities

In a new program being rolled out this week, the NFL is expanding its outreach to include LGBT businesses for contracting opportunities during the 50th anniversary Super Bowl.

11/10/2014

A sign outside LinkedIn headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

That’s So Millennial: ‘Bring Your Parent To Work Day’ Has Tech Firms Showing The Older Generation The Hipster, Techie Life

Today is Bring In Your Parents Day, according to Linked In — a day to solve the problem of Baby Boomers asking Millennials — “Now what is it exactly you do at that tech company?”

11/06/2014

(CBS SF)

Makeup Guru Michelle Phan Reveals Secrets Behind YouTube Empire

She’s the makeup guru of the YouTube generation known for creating faces like Taylor Swift, Angelina Jolie and even Barbie.

10/28/2014

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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