U.S. Employers Advertise Fewer Jobs, Fill More Positions

U.S. employers advertised slightly fewer jobs in August while they filled the most positions in three months, a mixed signal for the job market.


A sign welcoming Facebook is flashed on a screen outside the NASDAQ stock exchange at Times Square in New York, May 18, 2012. (Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/GettyImages)

Facebook’s U.S. Growth Slowing

Facebook’s growth appears to be slowing, particularly in the U.S., according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.



Facebook Skyrocketing Growth Begins To Level Off

Facebook may have over 800 million users, but the company’s rocket-fueled user growth may be starting to slow. The social network is seeing fewer new users, not only in the U.S., but also in overseas markets.


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San Jose Offers New Tax Break To Lure Developers

The San Jose City Council approved a temporary tax break Tuesday to encourage more commercial development in the city.


San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Outlines Extensive Jobs Plan

The plan focuses on creating a stronger network for small businesses in San Francisco.


Port Of Oakland

Lt. Governor Newsom Pushes For Growth, Investment In Oakland Port

California’s Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom is calling for port maintenance funds to be released in the state and that our infrastructure is lagging behind several other nations.


Big Bay Area Companies See Job Growth Ahead

Leaders at most of the Bay Area’s biggest companies said they are optimistic about the economy, with more than a third planning to hire this year.


stock options

San Francisco May Not Be Able To Afford Eliminating Stock Option Taxes

A new controller’s report says eliminating San Francisco’s payroll tax on stock options would cost the city up to $75,000 a year in future revenue.



Latinos, Asians Fuel California’s Population Growth

Data from the 2010 U.S. Census released Tuesday shows Latinos grew by 28 percent and Asians grew by 31 percent.

CBS San Francisco–03/08/2011

Hewlett-Packard Headquarters in Palo Alto. (file photo)

HP’s Revenue Growth Not As Robust As Expected

Hewlett-Packard’s earnings jumped 16 percent as the company benefited from expanded efforts to sell technology to businesses. But its revenue growth fell short of Wall Street’s targets, raising questions about the momentum of the company’s massive transformation.

CBS San Francisco–02/22/2011