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A sign outside Google headquarters in Mountain View. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Just How Much Do Bay Area Coding Internships Pay?

Across the board, employees are taking in high salaries, but one group in particular within tech is making almost unbelievable amounts of money—coding interns.

11/25/2014

Joe Brown works on his computer at home. (CBS)

Silicon Valley Startup Weeby.co Blows Up Salary Structure For Top Software Engineers

A Silicon Valley startup is changing the playbook when it comes to hiring engineers by paying top talent like pro sports teams pay top athletes.

09/22/2014

San Francisco: Living On Borrowed Time?

San Francisco To ‘Shame’ Property Owners Into Earthquake-Retrofitting Their Buildings

San Francisco will employ a new method of getting property owners to reinforce their buildings to better withstand earthquakes – shaming them into retrofitting their buildings.

09/16/2014

Uber Vehicle

Uber Quickly Shuts Down Hack That Showed Secret Passenger Rating

Uber quickly shut down a hack Sunday night that allowed Uber passengers to find out how drivers secretly rated them.

07/28/2014

San Francisco Giants Fans (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

San Francisco Giants May Ban ‘Culturally Insensitive’ Attire At AT&T Park

The San Francisco Giants organization is in the final steps of adopting a policy to ban fans from wearing “culturally-insensitive” attire at AT&T Park.

07/09/2014

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The Humor Code’s Five Best Comedy Clubs In The US

While traveling the world exploring the science of what makes things funny, we stumbled on an important question: What makes a good comedy club? According to many of the comics we interviewed, a “good room” is one that’s dimly lit, densely packed, with hard chairs, low ceilings, a red curtain, and nothing at all that’s blue.

04/01/2014

A KPIX 5 crew recorded hidden camera video inside the Galaxy Bar and Restaurant in San Jose. (CBS)

‘Bikini Bar’ Decrease In South Bay Credited To KPIX 5 Report

San Jose has been cracking down on businesses breaking rules with scantily clad waitresses offering illegal ‘adult entertainment’ for a price.

03/26/2014

An inspection tag marking a structure as unsafe following the Loma Prieta Earthquake. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch Uncovers Flawed Bay Area Earthquake Retrofits

A lot of Bay Area homeowners who’ve paid handsomely to retrofit their homes are living with a false sense of security, according to seismic engineers and state and local agencies that study earthquake safety.

11/19/2012

Facebook privacy settings indicated by user. (AP)

Facebook Rewards Hackers For Finding Security Flaws

Facebook doled out more than $40,000 worth of finders fees in August to hackers who identified security flaws in the uber-popular social networking site.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/31/2011

A man selects a loaf of bread. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Color Code Unlocks Secret To Fresh Bread

A web site that tracks urban legends has confirmed a little-known secret about those colored twist ties and plastic closures on your favorite loaves of bread.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/04/2011

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