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Unemployment Hits Record Low in Parts of Bay Area

Unemployment Hits Record Low in Parts of Bay Area

Unemployment rates dropped in California this fall, with some areas in the Bay Area reportedly reaching record lows, according to state data released today.Photo Credit: Getty Images [Read entire story]

Unemployment Hits Record Low in Parts of Bay Area

Unemployment rates dropped in California this fall, with some areas in the Bay Area reportedly reaching record lows, according to state data released today.Photo Credit: Getty Images [Read entire story]

Google’s Flying Cars? Company Patenting "Personal Aircraft"

A "stealth company" in Mountain View has applied for a patent for what appears to be flying cars -- and the company may be related to Google, according to reports. Mountain View-based Zee.Aero published in August a [Read entire story]

PG&E seeks lower bills for big energy users

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. wants customers who use a lot of electricity on hot summer days to pay a bit less next year on their monthly bills. And as a result, customers who use relatively little would pay a bit more. [Read entire story]

First Up on the PlayStation 4

Next Generation video game consoles are here and are being fueled by new software. It’s just the start of new era that the Sony PlayStation 4 is bringing to gamers around the world now. [Read entire story]

Pandora loses money as it boosts spending

COURTSSilk Road suspect faces more chargesRoss Ulbricht, the man accused by the FBI of running Silk Road, a billion-dollar online market that sold drugs and hacking services, has been denied bail after prosecutors [Read entire story]

Cinnabon with a kick – vodka

Cinnabon had already given so much to the world, even beyond the hundreds of food courts floating in a heavenly aroma as those gooey, frosted rolls bake in the company's ovens. For people who are not already fans of [Read entire story]

Fans line up early for Microsoft’s Xbox One

The strong winds were making the night extra chilly, but Luis Kuuk couldn't have been more excited because he was first in line to buy an Xbox One the very moment it went on sale. "Because I love video games," Kuuk, 34, [Read entire story]

Ship traffic for Nov. 23

Due to arrive Saturday SHIPFROMPORTAdelheid-SLong BeachOAK Ever ChampionLos AngelesOAK MOL ManeuverLos AngelesOAK MSC EleniSeattleOAK Nordic VisbyCallao, PeruSFO Zim ShanghaiLong BeachOAK Due to depart [Read entire story]

Ending buybacks seen as way to boost Walmart pay

By Wednesday, the liberal think tank Demos had published a report arguing that Walmart could afford to pay its workers an additional $5.83 an hour - to reach the modest goal of the equivalent of $25,000 a year for a [Read entire story]

Ending buybacks seen as way to boost Walmart pay

By Wednesday, the liberal think tank Demos had published a report arguing that Walmart could afford to pay its workers an additional $5.83 an hour - to reach the modest goal of the equivalent of $25,000 a year for a [Read entire story]

Congress weighs tax hike on S-corporation startups

At a time when Congress is exploring lowering the tax rates large corporations pay, it is targeting one of the largest groups of small-business owners to boost tax revenue. The S-corporation tax election also makes it [Read entire story]

Job openings, hiring reach 5-year highs

U.S. job openings and overall hiring both reached five-year highs in September, signaling steady improvement in the job market. The growth in hiring, job openings and quits points to more movement in the job market, [Read entire story]

Doc McStuffins helps Disney Junior’s bottom line

The character, a 6-year-old aspiring African American physician who treats her toys with help from her dragon and snowman friends, stars in a hit animated show on the Disney Junior channel. Heads up Palo Alto Networks [Read entire story]

Consumers, courts key issues in cable megamerger

[...] if they did merge, the combination of Comcast and Time Warner Cable would create one giant provider covering over 60 percent of subscribers nationwide and would account for one-third of all pay-television [Read entire story]

Philanthropy Friday: SFMOMA gives free admission to teens, artists

SFMOMA gives free admission to teens, artists When its new building opens to the public in 2016, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will be granting free admission to visitors 18 years old and under. The move is an [Read entire story]

Upper Market renaissance draws renters with Venn opening

Upper Market renaissance draws renters with Venn opening

The U-Hauls will be pulling up in front of Venn this weekend — the second in a string of upscale housing projects that are changing the face of Upper Market. The opening of Venn, a 113-unit rental complex at 1844 [Read entire story]

Critics cry foul over Salesforce’s $1 million hackathon prize

Salesforce.com was beset Friday by allegations it mishandled the judging for this week’s $1 million mobile application hackathon prize, with several developers saying the winning two-man team — which included a [Read entire story]

Art.com hiring 500 seasonal employees to handle holiday surge

Art.com hiring 500 seasonal employees to handle holiday surge

Expecting big growth in sales during this holiday season, Art.com is hiring 500 seasonal employees. The Emeryville-based online art retailer, led by CEO Geoffroy Martin, will bring on employees for seasonal jobs from [Read entire story]

UC Press puts old Berkeley headquarters on the market

UC Press puts old Berkeley headquarters on the market

After deciding to move to Oakland, the University of California Press is selling its building at 2120 Berkeley Way in Berkeley as a potential development site. The sale, handled by Gordon Commercial Real Estate, calls [Read entire story]