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Survey Shows Shift Towards Cashless Society Driven By Millennials

When it comes to making small purchases, Americans prefer cash over plastic, but according to a new survey that’s likely to change.

09/01/2014

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SF Muni Fares Go Up On Monday; Start Carrying An Extra Quarter

Daily cash fares for riding San Francisco Municipal Railway will go from $2 to $2.25 effective Monday, SFMTA officials said.

08/29/2014

A woman displays @HiddenCash found in San Jose. (CBS)

@Hiddencash Ends Money Drops 2 Months After Twitter Phenomenon Began In Bay Area

More than two months after their cash drops became a phenomenon that spread across the country and around the world, the Bay Area duo behind the @hiddencash Twitter account said they are ending their experiment.

08/12/2014

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Scavenger Hunts Attracts Stoners And Techies With Cannabis, Bitcoin Hidden Giveaways

The hidden cash treasure hunt that’s become popular around the Bay Area is going digital, with a little something for marijuana enthusiasts, too.

07/11/2014

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@HiddenCash Crew Giving Out Ice Cream For Independence Day

The movement that has been giving away cash around the world in recent weeks has shaken things up for the 4th of July, opting to give away ice cream to celebrate America’s birthday.

07/04/2014

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Gov. Brown Signs Bill Legalizing Bitcoins, Other Virtual Currencies

Governor Jerry Brown signed a law last week legalizing currency other than U.S. dollars, opening doors for digital currencies like Bitcoin, Ripple, Peercoin and Primecoin to used in transactions across California.

06/30/2014

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Refer A Tech Worker, Get $20,000: Redwood City Startup ThoughtSpot Offers Huge Bounties

A Peninsula startup hopes to attract the best and brightest new employees by offering cold, hard cash — $20,000 to be exact — to people who refer a successful candidate. There is a catch, though.

06/18/2014

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‘Hidden Cash’ Frenzy Moving On To Other States After California Scavenger Hunts

The ‘Hidden Cash’ frenzy is expanding to other states around the country, according to the man behind the giveaways.

06/09/2014

A woman displays @HiddenCash found in San Jose. (CBS)

Hidden Cash Drops Send Scavengers Scrambling At Crissy Field In San Francisco

There was another frenzy for hidden cash in San Francisco Sunday, just days after the identity of the man behind the cash drops was revealed.

06/08/2014

Jason Buzi

#HiddenCash Revealed: Palo Alto Millionaire Confirms He Planted Money Across Bay Area, California

Two weeks after he began planting cash in locations across the Bay Area, the mystery man behind the @hiddencash Twitter account is finally showing his face. As he gives away thousands, others criticize the millionaire for how he made his money.

06/06/2014

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