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The Watermark condominium building stands in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Many New SF Condos Are Owned By Out-Of-Towners, According To Report

San Francisco’s luxury condos are being purchased by wealthy buyers who have an unquenchable thirst for high-end real estate but don’t live in the city.

09/30/2014

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Silicon Valley Venture Capitalists Warning Of Tech Bubble Due To Startup Spending

Netscape founder Marc Andreessen says startups are burning too much cash right now, at a rate similar to the 1999 dot com bubble, according to Business Insider. Andreessen went on Twitter last week to warn that overspending companies will “vaporize” when the broader stock market begins to go south.

09/29/2014

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New Ultra-Responsive Lighting System At UC Berkeley Can Sniff Out, Fix Stinky College Dorm Rooms

Greasy pizza boxes, layers of shower scum and several weeks worth of dirty laundry evoke classic scenes from a college dorm room. But now with a new technology being installed at Cal this week, those smells could be left out.

09/25/2014

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iPhone 6 Screen Too Big To Swipe? There’s A Fake Thumb For That

Tokyo-based company Thanko designed a finger extender that gives tiny hands an extra 15 millimeters of reach, allowing easy access to every corner of a smartphone display.

09/24/2014

Apple Unveils iPhone 6

iPhone 6 Plus Only Costs $15.50 More Than ‘6’ To Make, Despite $100 Price Difference For Consumers

Apple’s largest iPhone is selling for $100 more than its other new model, but a new report says it costs Apple only $15.50 more to make the more expensive version.

09/23/2014

Apple Unveils iPhone 6

Over 10 Million Apple iPhone 6, 6 Plus Sold, Exceeding Tim Cook’s Expectations

Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in the three days after the phones went on sale.

09/22/2014

Crescent Bay, Oculus' latest virtual reality headset which boasts 360-degree tracking. (photo courtesy Oculus)

Oculus Unveils New Virtual Reality Headset Boasts With 360-Degree Head Tracking

Oculus’ headset covers a user’s eyes and can create immersive worlds that react to head movement.

09/20/2014

(CBS SF)

Richmond Restaurant Hacks Yelp By Encouraging Customers To Leave Bad Reviews

Forget impeccable customer service and superb-quality food — one Richmond restaurant is working to become the worst-rated restaurant in the Bay Area as a way to fight back Yelp.

09/18/2014

The launch of the Circle the Schools initiative at Junipero Serra Elementary School in San Francisco, California  on September 18, 2014. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

San Francisco Public Schools ‘Get Adopted’ By Bay Area Tech Companies

The Circle the Schools initiative uses an adopt-a-school model to connect San Francisco-based companies with schools.

09/18/2014

(Audi)

Audi Snags First Permit To Test Self-Driving Cars In California

Audi is the first automaker to get a permit to test self-driving cars on California roads, the same day new state regulations took effect.

09/17/2014

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