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Google Is Launching a Tool That Will Tell You if Solar Panels Are Right for You
Solar Energy

Google Is Launching a Tool That Will Tell You if Solar Panels Are Right for You

The database will tell you what you're likely to save in energy costs and will also put you in touch with a local installer.
Uber's Class Action Case Might Set Risky Precedent, Lawyer Warns
Uber

Uber's Class Action Case Might Set Risky Precedent, Lawyer Warns

If considered a class action, the lawsuit filed by three Uber drivers in San Francisco could grow to include more than 160,000 California drivers.
Warning: If You Pee on These Walls, They'll Pee Back at You
Far Out Tech

Warning: If You Pee on These Walls, They'll Pee Back at You

Public urination has hit a messy, innovative wall in San Francisco thanks to this wizz-repelling paint.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Chipotle Raises Prices in San Francisco After Minimum Wage Hike
Chipotle

Chipotle Raises Prices in San Francisco After Minimum Wage Hike

As San Francisco becomes an even pricier place to do business, it's becoming more expensive to buy burritos.
Kate Taylor
FBI Searching for Mystery Vandal Who Keeps Cutting Internet Cables
Crime

FBI Searching for Mystery Vandal Who Keeps Cutting Internet Cables

Within the last year, there have been more than 10 instances in the San Francisco Bay area.
Mercedes' Self-Driving Car Says Hello to San Francisco
Self-Driving Cars

Mercedes' Self-Driving Car Says Hello to San Francisco

Excited to see the futuristic-looking car, people take to social media to share their pictures.
Jason Fell
100 Engineers Are Trying to Bring Elon Musk's Hyperloop Dream to Life
Elon Musk

100 Engineers Are Trying to Bring Elon Musk's Hyperloop Dream to Life

Thanks to an ambitious think-tank upstart, the bold billionaire's vision for a Jetson-esque 'fifth mode of transport' is inching closer to reality.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Uber and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Month
Uber

Uber and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Month

San Francisco and Los Angeles are suing the ridesharing service, the latest events in what's shaping up to be a trying time for the company
Laura Entis
Is Your City Among the 10 Richest in the U.S.?
Cities

Is Your City Among the 10 Richest in the U.S.?

A new report reveals the 10 wealthiest cities in America.
Laura Entis
Furthering Its Goal to Get Physical, Amazon to Open West Coast Pop-Up Shops
Amazon

Furthering Its Goal to Get Physical, Amazon to Open West Coast Pop-Up Shops

The ecommerce powerhouse says will open pop-up kiosks in San Francisco and Sacramento, just in time for the holiday shopping season.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Airbnb Will Soon Operate Legally in San Francisco
Regulations

Airbnb Will Soon Operate Legally in San Francisco

The new law, which received initial approval from the city, is expected to take effect in February and comes with a number of requirements for hosts using the site.
Laura Entis
Coming Soon: Hotel Tax on Airbnb Rentals in San Francisco
Airbnb

Coming Soon: Hotel Tax on Airbnb Rentals in San Francisco

Next month, the city will start charging renters a 14 percent occupancy tax on behalf of its hosts.
Laura Entis
Which Is a Better City for Startups, San Francisco or New York City?
Cities

Which Is a Better City for Startups, San Francisco or New York City?

Entrepreneurs, investors and executives weigh in.
Carm Lyman
San Francisco Says Enough Monkey Business: Tells Parking Spot App to Shut Down
Regulations

San Francisco Says Enough Monkey Business: Tells Parking Spot App to Shut Down

After being served a cease-and-desist letter by the city, on-demand parking app MonkeyParking is suspending its services in San Francisco.
Laura Entis

While many other U.S. cities are home to startups, San Francisco is commonly regarded as the flagship city for technology startups, thanks to its proximity to Silicon Valley. It is also one of wealthiest and most educated cities in the United States.

 

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