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Facebook, Google, Yahoo all being sued over message scanning

Last week, two Facebook users filed a class-action lawsuit against the social network, claiming that it violates state and federal law by mining information from their private messages for advertising purposes. The [Read entire story]

At CES, big screens aren’t the big picture anymore

[...] analysts say there's a major shift in focus for the 2014 International CES this week, with TVs taking a backseat to wearable technologies, digital health and fitness devices, do-it-yourself 3-D printing, [Read entire story]

Bernanke says economy poised for growth

"The combination of financial healing, greater balance in the housing market, less fiscal restraint, and, of course, continued monetary policy accommodation bodes well for U.S. economic growth in coming quarters," [Read entire story]

Why hackers thrive during holiday season

A string of hacking attacks over the holidays involving Snapchat, Skype and Target underscore how companies tend to be more vulnerable during the holiday season. Snapchat saw data for 4.6 million of its users exposed on [Read entire story]

AT&T waives reward if T-Mobile users jump ship

Heads up The Commerce Department reports factory orders for November on Monday, and economists estimate a healthy gain of 1.7 percent compared with a drop of 0.9 percent in the previous month. New bookings for [Read entire story]

For startups, does gaining capital mean losing control?

Oddly, however, the issue that entrepreneurs and small-business owners complain to me about most throughout the year rarely makes it to the top of their new year's action plan. The problem with this kind of paranoid [Read entire story]

Hartmut Esslinger and Apple design

In a room at a Cupertino office building in 1982, German designer Hartmut Esslinger decided that Apple computers had to be white. The last computer, the Apple III, had been a flop and Esslinger thought he knew partly [Read entire story]

Hartmut Esslinger and Apple design

In a room at a Cupertino office building in 1982, German designer Hartmut Esslinger decided that Apple computers had to be white. The last computer, the Apple III, had been a flop and Esslinger thought he knew partly [Read entire story]

Ship traffic for Jan. 4

Due to arrive Saturday SHIPFROMPORTAPL ChinaSan Pedro, Los Angeles CountyOAK Grand PrincessEnsenada, MexicoSFOHanjin KoreaLos AngelesOAKMOL PaceLos AngelesOAKMSC AltairLong BeachOAKMSC VeroniqueLong BeachOAKVega [Read entire story]

Jennifer Gorovitz resigns from Jewish Community Federation

Jennifer Gorovitz resigns from Jewish Community Federation

Jennifer Gorovitz is stepping down from her role as CEO of the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties. Gorovitz, a former lawyer and the first woman to head the federation [Read entire story]

Jennifer Gorovitz resigns from Jewish Community Federation

Jennifer Gorovitz is stepping down from her role as CEO of the Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties. Gorovitz, a former lawyer and the first woman to head the federation [Read entire story]

Facebook Sued Over Data Mining

Facebook users have sued the social network, claiming that private messages are read and mined for data to share with advertisers and marketers, according to reports. Two Facebook users filed suit in U.S. District Court [Read entire story]

S.F. office leasing boom smashes record

San Francisco's office market logged 1.4 million square feet of positive net absorption in 2013 — an unprecedented third year in a row in which the amount of leased downtown space grew by more than 1 million square [Read entire story]

S.F. office leasing boom smashes record

S.F. office leasing boom smashes record

San Francisco's office market logged 1.4 million square feet of positive net absorption in 2013 — an unprecedented third year in a row in which the amount of leased downtown space grew by more than 1 million square [Read entire story]

Uber-affiliated driver arrested in girl’s death, questions linger

A driver affiliated with Uber Technologies was arrested this week for allegedly killing a six-year-old girl in San Francisco on New Year's Eve when his vehicle hit her, a small boy and their mother in a crosswalk, and [Read entire story]

Uber-affiliated driver arrested in girl’s death, questions linger

A driver affiliated with Uber Technologies was arrested this week for allegedly killing a six-year-old girl in San Francisco on New Year's Eve when his vehicle hit her, a small boy and their mother in a crosswalk, and [Read entire story]

Oakland restaurant week draws newcomers

Oakland is gearing up for its fourth annual restaurant week and this year the lineup looks better than ever. More than 50 restaurants are participating — up from about 30 when restaurant week first kicked off in the [Read entire story]

Oakland restaurant week draws newcomers

Oakland restaurant week draws newcomers

Oakland is gearing up for its fourth annual restaurant week and this year the lineup looks better than ever. More than 50 restaurants are participating — up from about 30 when restaurant week first kicked off in the [Read entire story]

Get used to death, taxes and higher BART prices

After giving its riders the Christmas cheer of a fare hike, Bay Area Rapid Transit has also decided to raise parking fees at some of its stations. The Oakland-based train transit system will bump up daily parking fees [Read entire story]

Get used to death, taxes and higher BART prices

After giving its riders the Christmas cheer of a fare hike, Bay Area Rapid Transit has also decided to raise parking fees at some of its stations. The Oakland-based train transit system will bump up daily parking fees [Read entire story]