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Refinancing, Refined: Why This Company Is the 'TurboTax for Mortgages'
VC

Refinancing, Refined: Why This Company Is the 'TurboTax for Mortgages'

The archaic mortgage process gets a tech upgrade.
Gwen Moran
Uber Class-Action Suit Allowed to Expand to More Drivers
Legal

Uber Class-Action Suit Allowed to Expand to More Drivers

Drivers are seeking reimbursement for expenses including vehicle maintenance and the cost of gas, which the company does not currently pay for.
For Tech Companies in the Bay Area, Gender Diversity Still Lags
Gender Gap

For Tech Companies in the Bay Area, Gender Diversity Still Lags

A new study revealed the most diverse players in the tech sector as major companies make public efforts to hire more women and minorities.
Airbnb's Latest Win: Weekly News
Weekly News Roundup

Airbnb's Latest Win: Weekly News

Plus: Check out Finland's headbanger emoji.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
How This Private-Aviation Training Agency Takes Service to New Heights
Business Unusual

How This Private-Aviation Training Agency Takes Service to New Heights

SkyAngels is out to make the skies a bit friendlier for flyers.
Margaret Littman
Luxury Bus Company Leap Declares Bankruptcy, Auctions Buses for $5
Bankruptcy

Luxury Bus Company Leap Declares Bankruptcy, Auctions Buses for $5

The San Francisco-based company used to serve fresh-pressed juice to commuters.
Biz Carson
It's Official: Apple to Unveil New iPhone September 9
Apple

It's Official: Apple to Unveil New iPhone September 9

Siri's a real charmer when she drops hints.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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