San Francisco

San Francisco

San Francisco Rent Is So Insane, This Guy Lives in a Box for $508 a Month

This illustrator tapped his creativity to create 'a solution that works for me.'
Silicon Valley

3 Reasons Tech Workers Are Fleeing Silicon Valley

Tech professionals, especially when ready to start a family, find many pleasant cities around the nation offer tempting alternatives to the astronomically expensive San Francisco Bay area.
Events

These Comedians Weren't Kidding About Creating a World-Class Festival

SF Sketchfest founders talk teamwork, building an internationally-known event and ultimately finding satisfaction in your work.
Cities

These Cities Are the Most Business-Friendly

Meet the top 5 U.S. cities slicing regulatory burdens.
Bankruptcy

San Francisco's Largest Yellow Cab Company Files for Bankruptcy Protection

The company's president blamed competition from ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft, among other factors.
VC

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

The archaic mortgage process gets a tech upgrade.
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.
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.
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.
Bankruptcy

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

The San Francisco-based company used to serve fresh-pressed juice to commuters.
Apple

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

Siri's a real charmer when she drops hints.
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

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.
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.