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About The Bay: Dinner Lab Is Private Club For Creative Chefs And Hungry ‘Food Nerds’

Bay Area “foodies” are flocking to a new lab where they can get a taste of the next big thing. KCBS’s Mike Sugerman “chewed the fat” with the people behind the idea during his travels in About the Bay.

04/21/2014

Facebook

Bay Area Startup Writes ‘Breakup Letter’ To Facebook After Timeline Changes

A San Bruno-based food delivery service say it’s letting go if its Facebook account after the latest round of changes to the timeline feature.

03/31/2014

Muni Bus

Converted Bus To Begin Service As San Francisco Homeless Shower Station In May

The startup has planned for about a year to transform old city buses into hygiene and sanitation centers for the city’s homeless population because there are only about a dozen permanent shower stalls available in San Francisco

03/24/2014

Atmosphere outside the 2012 Crunchies Awards at Davies Symphony Hall. (Steve Jennings/Getty Images for The Crunchies)

Activists Target San Francisco Tech Award Show With ‘Crappie’ Alternative

Activist groups Monday plan to protest a San Francisco tech awards show which gives out so-called ‘Crunchies’ by holding their own version – the ‘Crappies’ – to call attention to what they say are the negative effects of the tech influx.

02/10/2014

Nick D'Aloisio, founder of Summly. (Nadine Rupp/Getty Images)

Teen Who Struck Deal With Yahoo Taught Himself Computer Skills

Teenage programmer Nick D’Aloisio’s decision to sell his news application Summly to Yahoo for what’s rumored to be a massive payout has turned him into a media sensation. D’Aloisio said his computer skills were self-taught.

03/26/2013

The Yahoo logo is seen on a sign outside of the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yahoo Buys Startup Run By 17-Year-Old Entrepreneur

Yahoo is buying London startup Summly, the maker of a mobile application created by teenage entrepreneur seeking an easier way to read news stories and other content on the smaller screens of smartphones.

03/26/2013

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Tech Report: Shopping Startup Fab Grows Quickly

E-commerce startup Fab is quickly growing. The company, which uses flash sales to sell products, is expected to reach 8 million users in the next week.

10/12/2012

A Tapgreet greeting card display. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Bay Area Card Company Sells Online Via Honor System

A Bay Area start-up has come up with a unique way of selling greeting cards that relies on new technology and old-fashioned honesty.

09/06/2012

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Google Buying Redwood City Online Marketing Company Wildfire

Google is buying a company that specializes in social media marketing as it intensifies competition with Facebook for ad dollars and attention.

07/31/2012

Silicon Valley entrepreneur Eric Simons squatted at AOL in Palo Alto for two months in late 2011. (CBS)

Young Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Squatted At AOL Office For Months

A Silicon Valley entrepreneur was so committed to his startup company that he ended up living and working illegally on AOL’s campus in Palo Alto late last year.

05/25/2012

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