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Markets rebound a day after drubbing

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that he's not considering taking control of the Black Sea region of Crimea and would send troops into Ukraine only in extreme circumstances. Secretary of State John Kerry [Read entire story]

Ship traffic for March 5

Ship Traffic Due to arrive Wednesday SHIPFROMPORTCAP CorrientesPapeete, TahitiOAKCMA CGM MedeaLong BeachOAKCoral BayHonoluluOAKGrand PrincessEnsenada, MexicoSFOMahimahiHonoluluOAKNYK LibraLos AngelesOAKSeaspan [Read entire story]

Big news: California is the eighth-skinniest state

Big news: California is the eighth-skinniest state

California ranked near the slim end in a survey of obesity in the United States, coming in as the eighth slimmest state. Or the 43rd fattest state, if you start at the other end of the scale. And we're talking about the [Read entire story]

UC Berkeley hires ‘Wikipedian-in-residence’

The University of California, Berkeley hired Kevin Gorman, a student it graduated last year, as an adviser on how to publish information on Wikipedia. Calling Gorman, 24, a "Wikipedian-in-residence," Cal said it is the [Read entire story]

Rag & Bone beats formula retail rules, opens on Fillmore

Rag & Bone beats formula retail rules, opens on Fillmore

After several months left hanging, Rag & Bone, the edgy high fashion retailer out of New York, has won over San Francisco’s Planning Department to open a shop on Fillmore and California Streets. The approval came at a [Read entire story]

Invuity Inc. raises $36 million

Medical device company Invuity Inc. raised $36 million in a Series E round — including $15 million in debt — led by HealthCare Royalty Partners and including other high-profile venture capital firms. The San [Read entire story]

Nurses union wins temporary court order blocking Alta Bates Summit layoffs, restructuring

Nurses union wins temporary court order blocking Alta Bates Summit layoffs, restructuring

The California Nurses Association has won Round 1 in a legal battle over whether and when Alta Bates Summit Medical Center can implement layoffs and a scheduled March 2 job restructuring initiative at its hospital [Read entire story]

40 under 40 Class of 2014

40 under 40 Class of 2014

Want to see who landed on this year's 40-under-40 list? Here they are: Brit Morin: Founder and CEO, Brit + Co. Shayan Zadeh: CEO and co-founder, Zoosk Nick Woodman: Founder, Go Pro Brian Wong: CEO & Co-founder, [Read entire story]

Club One founder Jill Kinney buys back her company

Club One founder Jill Kinney buys back her company

Club One, one of the Bay Area’s largest gym companies, has been bought by Active Sports Clubs for an undisclosed price. The deal is one that comes full circle for Active Sports Clubs owners Jill Kinney, who originally [Read entire story]

Ex-NAACP head now a Kapor Center partner

Former NAACP president and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous has become a partner at the Kapor Center for Social Impact in Oakland, where he will work on both for-profit investments and non-profit activities. Jealous ran the [Read entire story]

US judge says lawyers suing Chevron committed fraud

A federal judge in New York ruled Tuesday that a landmark $9.5 billion judgment against Chevron Corp. in Ecuador was the result of fraud, committed by lawyers who sued the oil giant for allegedly poisoning part of the [Read entire story]

Google backs effort to lift number of female entrepreneurs

At UpWest Labs, a 2-year-old Palo Alto accelerator program for Israeli entrepreneurs, co-founder Shuly Galili quickly recognized a pattern in her applicant pool. UpWest is one of 40 companies that will receive funding [Read entire story]

Feds Sue Sprint In San Francisco Court, Allege Overcharging $21M For Wiretaps

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The U.S. government sued Sprint Communications Inc. in federal court in San Francisco Monday for allegedly overcharging federal law enforcement agencies $21 million between 2007 and 2010 [Read entire story]

Cars Driving Toward Too Much Tech?

NBC Bay Area's Scott Budman takes a first look, and listn, at how technology is moving into your vehicle's front seat. [Read entire story]

Cars Driving Toward Too Much Tech?

NBC Bay Area's Scott Budman takes a first look, and listn, at how technology is moving into your vehicle's front seat. [Read entire story]

Fred Blackwell promoted to Oakland city administrator

Fred Blackwell promoted to Oakland city administrator

Fred Blackwell is stepping up to become Oakland’s City Administrator. Mayor Jean Quan said late Monday that Blackwell, who had been assistant city administrator, replaces Deanna Santana, who confirmed in an interview [Read entire story]

Apple’s CarPlay to roll in luxury autos

Apple Inc. raced past Microsoft and Google for dashboard supremacy Monday with a premium roster of European automakers that agreed to use the company's new in-car smartphone technology. Luxury carmakers Ferrari, [Read entire story]

Salesforce in talks to take chunk of Transbay Tower

Salesforce in talks to take chunk of Transbay Tower

Speculation is picking up that Salesforce is in deep negotiations to take about 300,000 square feet in the Transbay Tower at 415 Mission St. A source familiar with the talks said that the cloud computing giant is [Read entire story]

Google buses regulated differently from shuttles

Nancy H. writes, In all the go-round about Google buses, why has no one mentioned that there are strict rules governing where and when a charter bus may pick up/discharge passengers. [...] not all airport shuttles are [Read entire story]

Stockton Wants Google Barge

Stockton welcomes the Google Barge -- if the famed mystery boat is indeed sailing to San Joaquin County. While the Port of Stockton and Stockton officials still know nothing about Google's alleged plans to move its [Read entire story]