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AppDynamics nearly doubled its San Francisco space

Recently acquired software firm AppDynamics roughly doubled its San Francisco office space earlier this year. The firm added 67,000 square feet to its space at 303 2nd St. with landlord Kilroy Realty Corp., bringing its [Read entire story]

SF artists’ collective cleared out in post-Ghost Ship eviction

“I feel defeated,” said resident Tony Burgess, as he gathered up his shoes to put into a cardboard box. Artists flock to these spaces as a refuge from the city’s expensive and competitive real-estate market, [Read entire story]

Business News Roundup, April 27

Drivers said they like that Juno takes a lower commission than Uber or Lyft and appreciate the ability to take a stake in the business. The deal marks the end of Juno’s program to distribute restricted stock units to [Read entire story]

Insurer Anthem hands feds deadline on crucial Obamacare subsidies

Health insurers are pressing President Trump and Congress to guarantee a crucial customer subsidy for the Affordable Care Act’s shaky insurance exchanges, and one of the biggest carriers has thrown in its participation [Read entire story]

Silicon Valley concerned as FCC kicks off net neutrality rollback

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday sketched out his plan to sharply limit the government’s oversight of Internet providers. In a speech to members of the conservative policy advocacy [Read entire story]

1st Twitter revenue drop since IPO, but stock rises

[...] the company still faces stagnant user growth, has never made a profit and even reported a quarterly revenue decline Wednesday, a first since going public. Anything he tweets can serve as fodder for social media, [Read entire story]

U.S. Steel sinks; drinking to the Coup; United’s dead rabbit

The company is suffering because it didn’t upgrade its plants soon enough to reap the rewards of a price recovery spurred by government restrictions on imports. Distraught breeder Annette Edwards told the Associated [Read entire story]

Netflix lands first China licensing deal with Baidu’s iQiyi

Netflix agreed to provide television series to China’s iQiyi.com, the streaming-video service controlled by Baidu, gaining access to the only major film market that had eluded the world’s largest paid video [Read entire story]

Southern Cross wants to carry Texas wind power through Mississippi

A San Francisco renewable energy company wants Mississippi regulators to approve a $1.4 billion power transmission line that would carry electricity from wind generated in Texas to the Southeast. Pattern Development, an [Read entire story]

Student Tackles Digital Divide with Refurbished Computers

Growing up in the shadows of Google, Facebook and other technology giants, [Read entire story]

1 in 5 Bay Area home buyers are looking to leave: Here’s where they’re going (map)

Faced with some of the steepest home prices in the United States, Bay Area residents are searching for cheaper cities to settle down. According to new data out from real estate information site Redfin, almost 20 percent [Read entire story]

Amazon Announces Fashion-Tracking Camera Echo Look

Amazon launched the Echo Look Wednesday, a new device that observes how users dress and offers fashion advice based on algorithms and technology, CNBC reported.The Echo Look is similar to Alexa, the voice-operated device [Read entire story]

White House proposes major tax cuts for owner-operated companies

President Donald Trump on Wednesday unveiled a proposal to cut corporate taxes on U.S. companies’ foreign profits and offer a huge reduction on the top tax rate on pass-through businesses. White House officials [Read entire story]

‘Shark Tank’ Judge and Tech Investor Calls It Quits

Chris Sacca, a judge on the television show “Shark Tank” and early investor in tech companies like Twitter and Uber, announced Wednesday that he will be retiring from venture capital and the television show, [Read entire story]

Uber says it will test flying cars within next 3 years (video)

San Francisco ride-hailing company Uber said this week that it plans to test flying cars within the next three years near Dallas and Dubai, estimating the cars could eventually cost as little as $1.32 per passenger [Read entire story]

California DMV officials could OK self-driving cars without human drivers

For years, Alphabet’s little fleet of self-driving cars has been a regular fixture in Palo Alto and Mountain View — always with a human driver prepared to take over at a moment’s notice if the car makes a [Read entire story]

Google’s Waymo offering free rides in self-driving vehicles on Arizona streets

Google's self-driving car unit is offering free rides in Arizona. Waymo is launching its early rider program first in the Phoenix area today and is seeking hundreds of riders to apply and give feedback on the first [Read entire story]

VR puts Oakland students in the rooms where Hamilton happened

[...] on Monday, she and her classmates at Aspire Golden State College Preparatory Academy were able to travel virtually to historic sites related to the life of Alexander Hamilton, the nation’s first Treasury [Read entire story]

Chipotle Reports Payment System Was Hacked

Chipotle Reports Payment System Was Hacked

Burrito chain Chipotle announced Tuesday that its payment system that processes customer purchases had been breached, CNBC reported.In a statement on the company's website, Chipotle said it detected...Photo Credit: Lynne [Read entire story]

Man Knocks Over Security Robot, Ends Up in Jail

In a man-vs.-robot confrontation in California last week, the robot did what it was designed to do, and the intoxicated man ended up in jail, according to Mountain View police.On April 19 around 8:15 p.m., officers [Read entire story]