COVID Tech: Silicon Valley Exodus? Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Moving From San Jose To HoustonJoining other tech companies in looking beyond Silicon Valley, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) said it would move its company headquarters from San Jose to the Houston area.
Salesforce-Slack Deal: Benioff Buys Work Chat Service For $27.7 BillionBusiness software pioneer Salesforce.com is buying work-chatting service Slack for $27.7 billion in a deal aimed at giving the two San Francisco-based companies a better shot at competing against longtime industry powerhouse Microsoft.
COVID In Silicon Valley: How the Pandemic Powered San Jose-Based Zoom to Worldwide Infrastructure MainstayZoom built a profitable business focusing on large, enterprise customers with an easy-to-use teleconferencing system. It wasn't designed to become the worldwide default for remote communication but pandemic-driven demand forced the Silicon Valley company to retool with lightning speed.
Pandemic in Paradise: 'Paychecks From San Francisco Get Spent in Hawaii'COVID-19 stay-at-home accommodations allow many workers the freedom to do their jobs from anywhere and Hawaii business leaders are targeting Silicon Valley employees with visions of spending the pandemic in paradise.
COVID Contact Tracers Using Texts, Calls, Visits To Reach More People In SFContact tracers at the San Francisco Department of Public Health are adjusting their strategy to match the rising caseloads, making phone calls and in-person visits to text messages.
COVID-19 Travel: Airlines Hope New Digital Health Passport App Will Revive International TravelThere will soon be an app for international travelers that stores all their COVID-19 testing results and other important data to enable swifter, safer border crossings during the pandemic.
Slack Stock Spikes On Reports Of Potential Salesforce DealShares of San Francisco-based Slack shot up as much as 28% Wednesday, despite being halted twice for volatility, following a report that Salesforce has been in talks to acquire the workplace messaging app.
Dow Tops 30,000 For First Time; Tesla's Elon Musk Surpasses Bill Gates On Personal Wealth List It's been quite a month for San Francisco Bay Area tech guru Elon Musk. Space X has successfully launched a crew to the International Space Station and also lifted the Sentinel-6 satellite into orbit and now Tesla has helped fuel the stock market's historic climb.
COVID-19 Vaccine: Who Will Be The First To Get It, Which One, When?In a race to beat the pandemic, three viable vaccines for COVID-19 should be getting approval from the Food and Drug Administration, next month, but who will get it first, which one will it be and when?

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'Your Claim Is Closed': Victims Of EDD Debit Card Scam Fighting Bank Of America To Get Money BackKPIX was the first to expose what appears to be a massive fraud problem involving the use of unemployment debit cards issued by Bank of America. Since then, we have received from dozens who say their EDD debit card was hacked and they lost thousands of dollars.
COVID: Small Business Saturday Turns 10 in Make-or-Break Pandemic YearFor many independent businesses Small Business Saturday opens a critical holiday shopping season and, in this pandemic year, one-fifth say they will have to close if things don't get better soon.
Bay Area Small Business Group Says Shop Small, Think Big on Black FridayA group of activists and store owners is asking shoppers to help them reclaim Black Friday by foregoing discounts and paying a percentage of sales to Black and Indigenous organizations.
Recall: Fully Cooked Chicken Breast Product Recalled For Being UndercookedA San Diego-based food distributor is recalling more than 1,100 pounds of frozen chicken breast products labeled as "fully cooked" due to undercooking and the potential of bacterial pathogens in the products.
AG Xavier Becerra Helps Secure $17.5M Settlement With Home Depot Over Massive Data BreachAttorney General Xavier Becerra on Tuesday announced a multistate $17.5 million settlement with The Home Depot, six years after a massive data breach impacted tens of millions of customers.
How Will COVID Affect Black Friday Sales? Stores 'Significantly Scaling Back,' Says ExpertBlack Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, will look a little different in 2020, as COVID cases spike across the country.

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Project Home: San Francisco Passes 'Long Overdue' Ordinance Requiring Landlords To Report VacanciesAmid a surge of vacancies in San Francisco’s apartment stock, a new law will allow the city to track just how many units are sitting empty.
Jefferson Award: Longtime San Francisco Businessman Gives Back To The CommunityA San Francisco businessman who immigrated to the U.S. decades ago is giving back to the community as a "thank you" for his life in America.
Stimulus Package Update: Lawmakers Announce Bipartisan Coronavirus Relief PlanCentrist Democrats and Republicans announced a $908 billion plan to address COVID relief that would help state and local governments, small businesses and individuals.
COVID Business: Much-Needed $1/Hour Wage Hike Strains Novato Businesses Struggling To Survive COVID-19It has been two years since the City of Novato approved a series of minimum wage hikes and now, despite the economic disaster brought on by the pandemic, businesses will have to pay more to their employees beginning January 1.
COVID Purple Tier: San Jose Business Owners Putting Up Cash To Pay COVID Fines Incurred By Other BusinessesSan Jose business owners are stepping up to help some of their competitors who have been slapped with fines by the county over COVID health violations.
Project Homekey: San Mateo Supes Approve Purchasing 2 Redwood City Hotels For Unsheltered ResidentsSan Mateo County's Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved the purchase of two hotel properties to provide shelter to unhoused residents via the state's Project Homekey initiative.
COVID Tech: Silicon Valley Exodus? Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Moving From San Jose To HoustonJoining other tech companies in looking beyond Silicon Valley, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) said it would move its company headquarters from San Jose to the Houston area.
Salesforce-Slack Deal: Benioff Buys Work Chat Service For $27.7 BillionBusiness software pioneer Salesforce.com is buying work-chatting service Slack for $27.7 billion in a deal aimed at giving the two San Francisco-based companies a better shot at competing against longtime industry powerhouse Microsoft.