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Tech Companies

A shuttle commonly known as a “Google Bus” arrives at a Muni bus stop in San Francisco to pick up commuters. (CBS)

San Francisco Tech Shuttle Bus Program Gets OK, Supervisors Deny Environmental Appeal

The 18 month pilot program will allow private shuttle buses for tech companies to use a limited number of Muni stops in San Francisco.

04/02/2014

Google headquarters in Mountain View on April 7, 2011. (Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story Series – Getting By In Silicon Valley

As many in their mid-20s enjoy the riches from tech and dot-com companies in Silicon Valley, another section is struggling just to “get by” on their middle-class paychecks.

03/26/2014

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

Tax Breaks For SF Tech Firms? Board Says Do More For The Community

An advisory panel recommended several high tech firms need to do more for the community to earn a tax break for locating to San Francisco’s Mid-Market neighborhood.

01/11/2014

(left to right) Steve Case, Chairmain of Revolution LLC and co-founder of America Online; Aneesh Chopra, Chief Technology Officer of the United States, White House; Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer of Facebook.

Silicon Valley Tech Leader Taking Cautious Approach In The New Year

Although it was a banner year for many Silicon Valley companies in 2013, a business leader said the region needs help from the federal government to continue the trend in 2104.

01/01/2014

Food Generic (CBS)

Narsai David: Is San Francisco Too Expensive For Cooks?

Many are having to move to other rising culinary markets to work on their craft, due to the high cost-of-living and low pay here in the Bay Area.

12/26/2013

Facebook

Bill Would Give Parents Control Of Personal Information On Networking Sites

The state Senate has passed a bill that would allow parents to remove their children’s personal information from social networking sites.

05/03/2013

Google employees and contractors fill the cafeteria at Google Kirkland October 28, 2009 in Kirkland, Washington. (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

IRS May Start Taxing Tech Companies’ Free Food For Employees

The free food that has become a perk and part of the culture at many Bay Area tech companies may be subject to an IRS tax crackdown.

04/08/2013

John Avalos

San Francisco Supervisor Proposes Regulations On Corporate Shuttle Buses

The buses are used by tech companies in Silicon Valley to shuttle employees from San Francisco.

10/18/2012

Facebook Headquarters

About The Bay: Social Media Firms Shun Traditional Business Practices

In the tech world, phones are apparently so totally yesterday’s news. Want proof? Just try calling a social media company and see – or hear – for yourself.

07/16/2012