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Fremont Bank names CEO

Fremont Bank added CEO to President Andy Mastorakis' responsibilities. He succeeds Brad Anderson, who becomes co-vice chairman, a role he shares with Alan Hyman. The move was effective May 1. Anderson has been with the [Read entire story]

Fremont Bank names CEO

Fremont Bank names CEO

Fremont Bank added CEO to President Andy Mastorakis' responsibilities. He succeeds Brad Anderson, who becomes co-vice chairman, a role he shares with Alan Hyman. The move was effective May 1. Anderson has been with the [Read entire story]

State Compensation Insurance Fund names new CEO, seeks to keep him

State Compensation Insurance Fund names new CEO, seeks to keep him

The State Compensation Insurance Fund has named Vernon Steiner, a senior vice president of claims at Zenith Insurance Co., as the quasi-public workers' compensation insurer's latest president and CEO. The last one, Tom [Read entire story]

State Compensation Insurance Fund names new CEO, seeks to keep him

The State Compensation Insurance Fund has named Vernon Steiner, a senior vice president of claims at Zenith Insurance Co., as the quasi-public workers' compensation insurer's latest president and CEO. The last one, Tom [Read entire story]

A $26 million Twist on synthetic biology — with 80 jobs to fill

A $26 million Twist on synthetic biology — with 80 jobs to fill

Startup Twist Bioscience raised $26 million and will hire as many as 80 people over the next 18 months as it tries to clear a research logjam by creating a faster way to build synthetic DNA. The San Francisco company, [Read entire story]

A $26 million Twist on synthetic biology — with 80 jobs to fill

Startup Twist Bioscience raised $26 million and will hire as many as 80 people over the next 18 months as it tries to clear a research logjam by creating a faster way to build synthetic DNA. The San Francisco company, [Read entire story]

Uber, Lyft and Sidecar ask Mayor Lee to intervene in dispute with SFO

Uber, Lyft and Sidecar ask Mayor Lee to intervene in dispute with SFO

Uber Technologies, Lyft and Sidecar have collectively sent a letter to San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, asking him to intervene in a standoff between the companies and San Francisco International Airport Director John [Read entire story]

Uber, Lyft and Sidecar ask Mayor Lee to intervene in dispute with SFO

Uber Technologies, Lyft and Sidecar have collectively sent a letter to San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, asking him to intervene in a standoff between the companies and San Francisco International Airport Director John [Read entire story]

Cellular ‘life or death’ switch nets $1 million prize for UCSF researcher

Cellular 'life or death' switch nets $1 million prize for UCSF researcher

The discovery of a cellular system that makes life-and-death decisions won a UCSF researcher Asia's highest scientific honor, the Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine. Peter Walter, a professor of biochemistry and [Read entire story]

Cellular ‘life or death’ switch nets $1 million prize for UCSF researcher

The discovery of a cellular system that makes life-and-death decisions won a UCSF researcher Asia's highest scientific honor, the Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine. Peter Walter, a professor of biochemistry and [Read entire story]

San Francisco among world’s best cities for opportunity

San Francisco among world's best cities for opportunity

San Francisco was ranked the fifth-best city globally for business and cultural opportunity in a study by PricewaterhouseCoopers. The ranking of 30 major cities worldwide put London in the top spot. The study examined [Read entire story]

Intuit to buy Check for $360 million

Intuit to buy Check for $360 million

Intuit Inc. has agreed to buy Check Inc., which offers a bill-payment service, in a deal valued at $360 million. Intuit announced the acquisition, which was reported over the weekend, Tuesday morning. The deal is [Read entire story]

Apple to unveil smart home software for iPhones

Apple to unveil smart home software for iPhones

Apple Inc. is preparing to unveil software that will allow people to use their iOS devices to control home appliances, lighting and security systems, according to a report. The Financial Times reported the technology [Read entire story]

Early start for Lennar’s Treasure Island development?

Early start for Lennar's Treasure Island development?

Lennar may begin work on its planned Treasure Island development earlier than expected. The San Francisco Chronicle reports the developer, along with Wilson Meany, may be able to start work on the redevelopment plan [Read entire story]

CytomX inks potential $1.2 billion cancer-fighting deal with Bristol-Myers Squibb

CytomX inks potential $1.2 billion cancer-fighting deal with Bristol-Myers Squibb

CytomX Therapeutics Inc. will get $50 million upfront from Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. in a research and licensing deal centered on a next generation of antibodies designed to rally the immune system to fight cancer. The [Read entire story]

Tiny brain device scores Bay Area grant from Obama’s BRAIN initiative

Tiny brain device scores Bay Area grant from Obama's BRAIN initiative

A federal grant of up to $26 million — a chunk of President Barack Obama’s $100 million BRAIN initiative — will focus a public-private team of Bay Area researchers developing an implantable device that finely [Read entire story]

Technology Plays a Role in Isla Vista Killings

From the suspected killer's YouTube video to tweets of solidarity, NBC Bay Area's Scott Budman shows how technology played a role in the Isla Vista killings.Photo Credit: Getty Images [Read entire story]

Visas Could Be Denied to Hackers Attending Conference

An anonymous White House official says that Chinese computer gurus planning to attend hacker conferences in Las [Read entire story]

Visas Could Be Denied to Hackers Attending Conference

An anonymous White House official says that Chinese computer gurus planning to attend hacker conferences in Las [Read entire story]

Shoppers will pay 13% less at Sprouts than at Whole Foods

Flipkart.com's Sachin Bansal, co-founder and chief executive officer of India's biggest online retailer, on finding inspiration in Alibaba. Bansal said his company looks more to Alibaba than Amazon, seeking to emulate [Read entire story]