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Tech Sector

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SF Mayor Disputes Link Between Soaring Tech Sector, Rising Rents

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has come to the defense of the city’s technology industry, saying the job growth in the tech sector should not be blamed for skyrocketing rents in the city.

12/19/2013

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Tech Only Accounts For 8 Percent Of San Francisco Private Jobs

Despite all the headlines about the surge in technology jobs in San Francisco, on report suggests the tech sector still makes up only a tiny percentage of the city’s private jobs.

11/19/2013

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Silicon Valley CEO Questions Strength Of Current Boom

Although Google, Facebook, Zynga and many other tech companies have been on hiring sprees lately, at least one executive has questioned how strong Silicon Valley’s latest boom cycle really is.

09/13/2012

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Latest Employment Numbers Reveal Who’s Hiring In The Bay Area

Apple, Google and other Silicon Valley tech companies continue to hang out the help wanted sign. The latest employment figures show that the biggest demand for workers in the Bay Area continues to be for workers with skills in technology.

04/23/2012

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Business Climate Improves In San Francisco With Tech Leading The Way

In this KCBS Cover Story, reporter Margie Shafer looks at how the tech sector is leading to a more optimistic business climate in San Francisco.

02/28/2012

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