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SF Tech Company Develops App To Access Homeless Services

The first technology company to take advantage of San Francisco’s so-called Twitter tax has unveiled a smart phone app that makes it easier to connect the city’s homeless with social service programs.


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.


A view of Market Street heading east toward the Ferry Building in San Francisco. (CBS)

First Tech Company Relocates To San Francisco’s Mid-Market

Four months after the city enacted a tax exclusion to encourage revitalization of the struggling Mid-Market neighborhood, the first tech company to benefit from the ordinance has moved into its new digs.

CBS San Francisco–08/30/2011

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Zendesk Takes Mayor Lee Up On His Tax Break Offer

San Francisco’s Mayor has signed a tax break for start ups to go public into law and now one tech company is taking him up on his offer.