San Francisco The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on San Francisco en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:17:00 GMT 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. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:17:00 GMT Laura Entis Controversial Reservation 'Scalping' Site Rethinks Its Mission A startup that allows customers to pay for restaurant reservations is doing a 'soft pivot' following outrage from the restaurant industry. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:33:00 GMT Kate Taylor San Francisco Puts the Brakes on a Parking App Startup The City Attorney says that MonkeyParking – an app that allow users to pay for information about available spots – is selling the use of public parking spaces, not information. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:25:00 GMT Laura Entis Hampton Creek Reinvents the Egg The San Francisco startup has developed a plant-based substitute that's both cheaper and healthier than the real thing. Wed, 21 May 2014 11:00:00 GMT Jason Ankeny Total Reversal: Mark Zuckerberg Embraces Web Anonymity in Facebook F8 Keynote Instead of turning a blind eye to the growing backlash against identity-based social media, Facebook wants in. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:27:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Mark Zuckerberg Gets Waxed (Don't Worry. It’s Not What You Think.) A wax statue of the tech tycoon is available for selfies at Madame Tussauds in San Francisco. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:45:00 GMT Wendy Frink Y Combinator Boosts Startup Payout, Keeps Equity the Same Why? Bay Area rents are too damn high. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:35:00 GMT Laura Entis The Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Is Coming, But You'll Probably Have to Download It Major manufacturers and wireless carriers have agreed to offer a free opt-in 'kill switch' for smartphones made after July 2015. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:15:00 GMT Laura Entis Dropbox Users: Your Life Just Got a Little Easier. Separate Dropboxes. One for work stuff. One for play stuff. Plus a way to link them together. Why didn't Dropbox think of this earlier? Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:03:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Will Blue Bottle Coffee Take On Starbucks, Or Become It? The coffee company that positions itself as the anti-chain is poised for an ambitious expansion. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:30:00 GMT Laura Entis 5 Must-Watch San Francisco Tech Startups in 2014 From mobile financial planning to a new way to share a ride, these are the hot companies coming from the Bay Area. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:30:00 GMT Drew Hendricks Amazon Releases Dash, a Home Barcode Scanner for Groceries The new device lets Amazon Fresh subscribers add items to their online shopping lists by scanning a product's barcode or simply by saying its name. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:30:00 GMT Laura Entis The 10 Best Cities for Buying or Selling a Home According to real-estate firm Zillow, sellers on the West Coast have the upper hand, while out East, the equation is reversed. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 17:40:00 GMT Laura Entis Facebook to Hold Its First Developer Conference Since 2011 The conference, to be held in San Francisco on April 30, will focus on the development of mobile apps. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:06:00 GMT Laura Entis Is This the Airport of the Future? Some of the country's busiest airports are being re-imagined. Here's what to expect and how it will transform your next trip. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:30:00 GMT Elaine Glusac San Francisco to Tax Google, Facebook for Using City Bus Stops The Wi-Fi-equipped commuter shuttle buses offered up by tech giants such as Google, Yahoo, Apple and Facebook are now going to be taxed based on the number of stops they make in city bus zones. Tue, 07 Jan 2014 18:30:00 GMT Laura Entis Bloomberg Says London, Not Silicon Valley, Is New York City's Top Tech Competitor In the battle to reign supreme in the tech sector, the mayor of New York City says London is the city to watch. Fri, 11 Oct 2013 22:36:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Facebook's Luxury Housing Complex Is a Great Way to Never Leave Work Facebook is building a 394-unit luxury housing complex within walking distance of its Menlo Park headquarters. But would you want to live with your coworkers? Thu, 03 Oct 2013 16:25:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha Bebo Founder Buys Back His Website for $1 Million and Shuts It Down Right After Just a month after returning to the hands of its founders, social-networking site Bebo has been shut down in preparation for a re-launch. Wed, 07 Aug 2013 21:20:00 GMT Catherine Clifford The 7 Hottest Startup Scenes in the U.S. (Infographic) Tax-planning startup GoodApril analyzes key benchmarks for entrepreneurs, including the median salary for a technology employee and the price of office space. Mon, 15 Jul 2013 13:39:00 GMT Catherine Clifford