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These tech companies have the most job openings in the Bay Area right now

The Bay Area continues to be a draw for top tech talent, and some of the world's biggest companies are on hiring sprees locally even if they are based elsewhere, a new study of hiring data by job data site Indeed has [Read entire story]

Alaska Airlines starts painting its first Airbus A321 jet with a special theme

The first new passenger jet made by Airbus featuring the tail livery of SeaTac-based Alaska Airlines has been spotted exiting a factory in Germany. The A321neo (new engine option) will be the largest aircraft in Alaska [Read entire story]

Why this East Bay drug maker’s stock price nearly doubled last year

A new wrinkle to an old treatment helped an East Bay company nearly double its stock price as it moves toward a regulatory decision on its drug for removing "frown lines" between the eyebrows. While the long-term [Read entire story]

Employers who help immigration raids will be prosecuted, California attorney general says

Employers who aid federal officials in potentially wide-ranging immigration sweeps targeting California will face prosecution and fines up to $10,000, state Attorney General Xavier Becerra said this week. Employers who [Read entire story]

Here’s how plant-based food business Urban Remedy is plotting its next growth spurt

The biggest source of growth for the plant-based brand has been its kiosks, which can be found in 30 Whole Foods Market locations across the state and have now been automated to land in five local hospitals. [Read entire story]

Home of the Day: An Extraordinary Private Villa with Enchanting Old World Charm

By Raelene Sprague, Luxury Property Specialists Home of the Day is presented by the Silicon Valley Business Journal with Pacific Union. This is your invitation to view some of San Jose's most-luxurious properties. Come [Read entire story]

S.F. Couple Recounts Harrowing, Mistaken Arrest by Police Investigating iPhone Heist

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — If your cellphone is stolen, what are the chance the police will go after the thief? Pretty slim right? But, when Apple loses a phone, it can be a different story altogether. On one recent [Read entire story]

Kalanick Walks Away With $1.4B in Uber Deal With SoftBank

SoftBank completed its long-awaited investment agreement with Uber on Thursday, making SoftBank the company's largest shareholder and providing a huge payday for co-founder Travis Kalanick and other early backers, CNBC [Read entire story]

L.A. Times CEO Under Investigation Over Allegations of Sexual Harassment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The parent company of the Los Angeles Times is investigating allegations of inappropriate behavior by Ross Levinsohn, the newspaper’s CEO and publisher. The company, Tronc, began the [Read entire story]

Business News Roundup, Jan. 19

Banking Wells fixes balances Wells Fargo said it has resolved issues related to double-billing that some [Read entire story]

Where to get a flu shot, and other ways to protect yourself

The Bay Area, like many parts of the country, is experiencing one of the worst flu seasons in recent memory. There have been 42 confirmed flu-related deaths in California so far, and many Northern California medical [Read entire story]

Lifelike robots made in Hong Kong designed to win over humans

HONG KONG — David Hanson envisions a future in which AI-powered robots evolve to become “super-intelligent genius machines” that might help solve some of mankind’s most challenging problems. If [Read entire story]

Big winners from tax cut are banks big and small

WASHINGTON — The nation’s banks are finding a lot to love about the Trump administration’s tax cuts. The $1.5 trillion tax overhaul provided deep and lasting tax cuts to all types of businesses, [Read entire story]

Uber nearing autonomous cars without human backup driver

DETROIT — Uber plans to carry passengers in autonomous vehicles without human backup drivers in about the same time frame as competitors, which expect to be on the road at the latest sometime next year, the service’s [Read entire story]

Airbnb says loss of thousands of San Francisco hosts won’t affect business here

Airbnb deleted 2,080 San Francisco hosts in the final round of the home-sharing platform’s three-stage removal process to ensure all hosts comply with new city registration policies. This new number brings the total [Read entire story]

Data Offers Insight Into Which Area Could Get New Amazon HQ

Amazon announced Thursday the 20 locations it will consider for its new $5 billion facility, a project estimated to add 50,000 jobs and deliver a billion-dollar boost to the winning locale’s regional...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Tenants ink flurry of leases at Bishop Ranch in San Ramon

Seven tenants inked deals in Bishop Ranch in San Ramon totaling more than 100,000 square feet. [Read entire story]

Here are the Bay Area health care stars who made this year’s Forbes 30 Under 30

This year Forbes' 30 Under 30 health care honorees are recognized for fighting cancer, designing prosthetic legs and gene editing applications, among other advances. The annual roundup features 600 individuals from 20 [Read entire story]

Exclusive: Swig to start construction on S.F.’s only large new office building opening in 2020

The Swig Co., one of San Francisco's oldest landlords, will break ground in June on the city's only large new office building slated to open in 2020. [Read entire story]

New Proposal To Extend Last Call For Alcohol In Select California Cities

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — San Francisco state Sen. Scott Wiener Thursday reintroduced legislation that would allow a handful of cities to extend alcohol sales as late as 4 a.m., following the death of a similar [Read entire story]