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A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Airbnb, Pinterest & Twitter Among SF Startups Giving Free Public Tours In Citywide Festival

For a third consecutive year, some of San Francisco’s biggest names in the startup world will open their doors to the public for free tours Thursday and Friday.

09/11/2014

Shirley Phelps-Roper (R) and her daughter Megan of the Westboro Baptist Church, a Kansas church known for its vehement anti-gay positions. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Westboro Hate Group Plans Protests Of Facebook, Google, Twitter, Other Silicon Valley Giants

The organization known for holding hate-filled anti-LGBT protests outside of events all over the country, including the funerals of AIDS victims and U.S. soldiers, has found a new target for their anger – the tech industry.

08/04/2014

The Hoover Tower is visible through trees on the Stanford University campus on May 22, 2014 in Stanford, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Palo Alto Tops ‘Snobbiest Small Cities In America’ List Followed By San Rafael, Walnut Creek

According to the real estate blog Movoto, the Bay Area is home to three of the top ten ‘Snobbiest Small Cities In America.’

07/23/2014

Social Media Site Twitter (Photo by Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Survey Shows Lack Of Satisfaction For Users Of Common Social Media Sites

Some people may be addicted to social media sites, but many are less than pleased with what they’re getting. A new customer survey rates social media sites as the fourth lowest in satisfaction.

07/22/2014

The Pinterest website (Pinterest)

San Francisco City Officials Put Pinterest HQ Plan At Design Center On Hold

A plan by the tech firm Pinterest to move its headquarters into the Design Center in San Francisco’s Showplace Square was put on indefinite hold by a Board of Supervisors Committee on Monday.

07/08/2014

Mountain View police have posted online photos of a large amount of jewelry and other items found in a burglary suspect’s home. (Source: Pinterest)

Photos Posted Online Of Jewelry, Other Items Found In Mountain View Burglary Suspect’s Home

Mountain View police have posted online photos of a large amount of jewelry and other items found in a burglary suspect’s home in hopes of finding the rightful owners, a police sergeant said Wednesday.

06/25/2014

Stolen items to be returned by Redwood City Police via this Pinterest account. (CBS)

Redwood City Cops Using Pinterest To Return Stolen Property

Redwood City police are taking a new approach to reconnect stolen items with their rightful owners—they’re putting it up on Pinterest, a social networking site.

05/08/2014

Redwood City detectives are crediting Pinterest with helping to reunite an owner with a bracelet stolen 31-years ago. (CBS)

Pinterest Helps Reunite Bracelet Stolen 31-Years Ago With Redwood City Owner

Detectives in Redwood City are crediting Pinterest with helping reunite a family with a piece of jewelry stolen over thirty years ago.

04/03/2014

A screen image of a spam-filled Pinterest board. (@hermioneway/Pinterest)

Pinterest Accounts Hacked By Spam Showing Women’s Butts, Diet Ads

Multiple accounts of the social networking and media sharing site Pinterest were apparently hacked by a spammer with a fixation on women’s rear ends.

03/28/2014

A screen image of the Redwood City Police Department Pinterest site. (Redwood City PD/Pinterest)

Redwood City Police Using Pinterest To Get Stolen Property Back To Theft Victims

The Redwood City Police Department is using social media to match theft victims with their stolen property.

02/11/2014

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