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MC Hammer, Mitch Kapor kick off Oakland tech entrepreneurs event

Oakland is the next big place for tech companies and investors. At least that’s what tech luminary Mitch Kapor and investor and former rapper MC Hammer said at the kickoff event for VatorSplash Oakland, a convention [Read entire story]

MC Hammer, Mitch Kapor kick off Oakland tech entrepreneurs event

MC Hammer, Mitch Kapor kick off Oakland tech entrepreneurs event

Oakland is the next big place for tech companies and investors. At least that’s what tech luminary Mitch Kapor and investor and former rapper MC Hammer said at the kickoff event for VatorSplash Oakland, a convention [Read entire story]

LinkedIn floats massive expansion plan in Mountain View

LinkedIn floats massive expansion plan in Mountain View

Weeks after leasing a San Francisco high-rise, LinkedIn Corp. is now planning a massive expansion in its hometown of Mountain View. The company is working with two landowners there on projects that could expand its [Read entire story]

James Beard restaurant awards: A look at current and past winners and nominees

James Beard restaurant awards: A look at current and past winners and nominees

For the second time in three years, the James Beard Foundation awarded a San Francisco restaurant the title of most outstanding restaurant at its annual award ceremony. Charles Phan's Slanted Door, a Vietnamese eatery [Read entire story]

James Beard restaurant awards: A look at current and past winners and nominees

For the second time in three years, the James Beard Foundation awarded a San Francisco restaurant the title of most outstanding restaurant at its annual award ceremony. Charles Phan's Slanted Door, a Vietnamese eatery [Read entire story]

Online luxury consignment’s The RealReal gets $20 million more

Online luxury consignment's The RealReal gets $20 million more

Julie Wainwright got an "Aha!" moment while in a boutique with a friend who went to the back to find a small selection of used products from designers like Chanel, Gucci, Hermes and Louis Vuitton. "She said she would [Read entire story]

Online luxury consignment’s The RealReal gets $20 million more

Julie Wainwright got an "Aha!" moment while in a boutique with a friend who went to the back to find a small selection of used products from designers like Chanel, Gucci, Hermes and Louis Vuitton. "She said she would [Read entire story]

Business Times wins top California journalism award, seven others

The San Francisco Business Times was honored with eight awards by the California Newspaper Publishers Association for 2013, including the top award for General Excellence in its circulation category for the second [Read entire story]

Business Times wins top California journalism award, seven others

Business Times wins top California journalism award, seven others

The San Francisco Business Times was honored with eight awards by the California Newspaper Publishers Association for 2013, including the top award for General Excellence in its circulation category for the second [Read entire story]

Golden State Warriors fire coach Mark Jackson

Golden State Warriors fire coach Mark Jackson

The Golden State Warriors fired the team’s most successful coach in recent years. Mark Jackson, who led the club since the 2011-12 season, had one year left on his contract. The Warriors this season exceeded [Read entire story]

University of San Francisco picks first woman to head School of Management

University of San Francisco picks first woman to head School of Management

The University of San Francisco hired Elizabeth B. Davis as dean of its School of Management. Davis, currently the dean of the College of Business at the University of New Haven in Connecticut, is the first woman to [Read entire story]

Tesla To Launch New Bay Area Stores

At this point, they're all over the Bay Area. You simply can't cruise through a local city without spotting a Tesla (likely the Model S) out in the wild. It's becoming the luxury car of choice for the well-heeled, and [Read entire story]

Shop on Twitter with #AmazonCart

Amazon unveiled a new feature dubbed #AmazonCart [Read entire story]

Millbrae Restaurant’s Success Comes At Cost To Neighbors

MILLBRAE (KPIX 5) — Is there such a thing as being too popular? People who live near a new restaurant on the Peninsula are complaining the eatery has led to a lack of parking and an increase in odors. Tai Wu [Read entire story]

Kaiser Permanente hires N.Y. health commissioner for Southern California executive job

Kaiser Permanente hires N.Y. health commissioner for Southern California executive job

Kaiser Permanente, based in Oakland, has hired New York State Commissioner of Health Nirav Shah, M.D., for a high-level executive job in Southern California. Shah is senior vice president and chief operating officer for [Read entire story]

Banks, hedge funds push into peer-to-peer lending

Lending Club has previously struck deals with 10 other banks to buy its loans, but Union Bank is by far the biggest. Varying needsScott Sanborn, Lending Club's chief operations officer, says institutions are not really [Read entire story]

Twitter, Amazon team to boost ‘now commerce’

The two tech giants said Monday that Amazon members can automatically save items to their online shopping carts by replying to any tweet containing an Amazon product link and writing the hashtag #AmazonCart. Debra Aho [Read entire story]

Twitter, Amazon team to boost ‘now commerce’

The two tech giants said Monday that Amazon members can automatically save items to their online shopping carts by replying to any tweet containing an Amazon product link and writing the hashtag #AmazonCart. Debra Aho [Read entire story]

Banks, hedge funds push into peer-to-peer lending

Lending Club has previously struck deals with 10 other banks to buy its loans, but Union Bank is by far the biggest. Varying needsScott Sanborn, Lending Club's chief operations officer, says institutions are not really [Read entire story]

Citigroup lands big contract with Norway fund

"Citi has demonstrated a commitment to the custody business through their proprietary sub-custodian network and investment in technology, enabling them to deliver custody services in an integrated, efficient and [Read entire story]