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More hotels innovate with meeting spaces

[...] for Marriott, the world's largest hotel chain, it represents an attempt to pivot, to attract younger people and to respond to seismic shifts in the work world - in short, to act like a startup rather than a [Read entire story]

More hotels innovate with meeting spaces

[...] for Marriott, the world's largest hotel chain, it represents an attempt to pivot, to attract younger people and to respond to seismic shifts in the work world - in short, to act like a startup rather than a [Read entire story]

In the rental market, Craigslist may be undisruptable

At a recent dinner party, Pete Flint, CEO of the online real estate empire Trulia, expressed exasperation with one of his company's largest competitors. While Trulia is better known for real estate sales listings, the [Read entire story]

In the rental market, Craigslist may be undisruptable

At a recent dinner party, Pete Flint, CEO of the online real estate empire Trulia, expressed exasperation with one of his company's largest competitors. While Trulia is better known for real estate sales listings, the [Read entire story]

Madrid parking meters set rate based on the car you drive

Last week newly installed smart meters in the Spanish capital began charging higher parking fees to vehicles that guzzle fuel or emit clouds of exhaust fumes. Madrid began introducing smart meters in 2006 and now has [Read entire story]

Madrid parking meters set rate based on the car you drive

Last week newly installed smart meters in the Spanish capital began charging higher parking fees to vehicles that guzzle fuel or emit clouds of exhaust fumes. Madrid began introducing smart meters in 2006 and now has [Read entire story]

Big push this month for more widespread cybersecurity effort

The legislation is designed to address industry executives' concerns that disclosing these vulnerabilities could expose them to lawsuits or regulators' scrutiny, or that certain communications with competitors could [Read entire story]

Big push this month for more widespread cybersecurity effort

The legislation is designed to address industry executives' concerns that disclosing these vulnerabilities could expose them to lawsuits or regulators' scrutiny, or that certain communications with competitors could [Read entire story]

83% of Americans don’t spend time just thinking

Researchers at the University of Virginia conducted a series of experiments on the subject and found that being alone with no distractions such as the Internet was so distasteful to two-thirds of men and a quarter of [Read entire story]

83% of Americans don’t spend time just thinking

Researchers at the University of Virginia conducted a series of experiments on the subject and found that being alone with no distractions such as the Internet was so distasteful to two-thirds of men and a quarter of [Read entire story]

Dixie Shtick – Miranda Lambert creating her own empire

Miranda Lambert doesn't start side businesses the way most people do - by figuring out what she's good at or sensing an unmet need. When Lambert was designing the line, her manufacturing partner told her that [Read entire story]

Ship traffic for July 5

Due to arrive Saturday SHIPFROMPORTDelta PrideKwangyang, South KoreaPBGYM MilestoneLos AngelesOAKZim San FranciscoLos AngelesOAKDue to depart Saturday SHIPTOPORTAPL SingaporeYokohama, JapanOAKAPL [Read entire story]

Stem cell researchers under pressure to produce

In laboratories across California, scientists are racing to turn stem cells into therapies for some of the world's most debilitating illnesses from cancer to Alzheimer's. What the stem cell agency has done, companies [Read entire story]

The startup world is in an all-out bonus blitz

The stakes in the war for top tech talent keep getting higher. Others hang out at company shuttle bus stops, hoping to snag talent from Facebook or Google as engineers line up for their morning commute. Even in the [Read entire story]

Big-screen TVs give way to supersize-screen TVs

Jackson, who lives in Birmingham, Ala., says he'll scale back on dining out and postpone other purchases to make room in his budget. Shoppers like Jackson are being enticed by new technologies like Internet capability [Read entire story]

Unemployment rate falls to 6.1%

The improving job market is creating a firm foundation for growth as companies like Ford add staff to boost output. In June, Chairwoman Janet Yellen said she expects consumer spending to continue to grow at a healthy [Read entire story]

The ugly truth about Tinder and women

Whitney Wolfe, a former vice president for marketing at Tinder, the hookup facilitation app, is suing the company and its parent, IAC/InterActiveCorp, alleging sexual harassment and discrimination. In her lawsuit, Wolfe [Read entire story]

Toronto Couple Gets Engaged at Facebook Headquarters

A couple from Toronto who met virtually on Facebbok ended up getting engaged at the brick-and-mortar headquarters in Menlo Park, with CEO Mark Zuckerberg making a cameo right after she said yes. Steve Kawalit, a [Read entire story]

Featured Investment Opportunity: Calistoga Hills Resort

Featured Investment Opportunity: Calistoga Hills Resort

By Hillary Marino, Pacific Union Home of the Day is a new feature presented by the San Francisco Business Times and Pacific Union International. This is your invitation to view some of the Bay Area's most-luxurious [Read entire story]

Tech Entrepreneurs Have Big Ideas… For Burning Man

Tech Entrepreneurs Have Big Ideas... For Burning Man

Tech, meet playa. Silicon [Read entire story]