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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

$10 Million Raised In Two Months As Part of Salesforce CEO’s Anti-Poverty Campaign

Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff’s SF Gives initiative raised $10 million in two months as part of an anti-poverty campaign with the help of 20 local companies.

05/07/2014

Mark DeSaulnier

State Senator Targets CEO Super Salaries In Proposed Bill

California state senator Mark DeSaulnier, speaking with KPIX 5′s Phil Matier on Sunday, defended a proposed bill which would punish corporations that pay their chief executives more than a hundred times the median wage of their workers.

05/04/2014

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LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner’s Compensation Soars To $49 Million In 2013

LinkedIn CEO Jeffrey Weiner’s compensation rose about 42-fold in 2013 amid big gains in the professional networking service’s stock price.

04/28/2014

Gurbaksh Chalal (Gurbaksh Chalal)

Fired RadiumOne CEO Denies ‘Overblown, Exaggerated’ Charges, Acknowledges ‘Losing Temper’

The San Francisco tech executive fired by his company over the weekend amid the backlash over his plea bargain in an attack on his girlfriend has denied the “overblown and grossly exaggerated” allegations against him, while apologizing for losing his temper.

04/28/2014

TV personality Gurbaksh Chahal attends the Fox Fall Eco-Casino party at The London West Hollywood hotel on September 8, 2008 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Fox)

San Francisco-Based RadiumOne Fires CEO After Girlfriend Beating, Plea Deal

A wealthy Silicon Valley tech innovator has been fired from the company he founded after reaching a plea deal in connection with the beating of his girlfriend inside a San Francisco apartment.

04/28/2014

Gurbaksh Chahal greets U.S. President Barack Obama at dinner in San Francisco, October 9, 2012. (RadiumOne/Wikimedia Commons)

Democratic National Committee Returns $20K Donation From SF Tech CEO Convicted In Girlfriend Attack

The Democratic National Committee said Friday that it has returned $20,000 donated by a wealthy San Francisco Internet entrepreneur recently convicted for domestic violence.

04/25/2014

TV personality Gurbaksh Chahal attends the Fox Fall Eco-Casino party at The London West Hollywood hotel on September 8, 2008 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Fox)

‘Grow Up People’ Tweets RadiumOne CEO Who Avoided Prison After Plea Deal In Girlfriend Attack

The San Francisco tech industry CEO who avoided prison time after police said brutally beat up his girlfriend in his penthouse apartment has defended himself in a series of tweets – tweets which have since been deleted from his Twitter feed.

04/25/2014

A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Bill Would Punish Companies With Large Wage Gaps

A California effort to lead a national debate over the growing wage gap between CEOs and average workers took its first step in the state Legislature on Thursday with support from Democratic lawmakers, organized labor and former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich.

04/24/2014

Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen & Nathalie Emmanuel as Missandei (credit: Macall B. Polay/HBO)

‘Game of Thrones’ Premiere Brings Down HBO GO App

Many HBO GO users were sent back into darkness when the app crashed…

04/07/2014

Former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich (Mozilla Foundation)

Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich Resigns After Backlash Over Support For Prop 8 Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Mozilla Chief Executive Officer Brendan Eich has resigned his post after revelations of his prior support for California’s doomed same-sex marriage ban created a backlash among Mozilla employees.

04/03/2014

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