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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]

Intel Stops Buying Chip Supplies From War-Torn Africa

Intel Stops Buying Chip Supplies From War-Torn Africa

No conflict inside. Computer processor giant Intel has announced that it has rid its supply chain of raw materials -- for use in its chips -- gleaned from groups associated with rebels and militias in the Congo, [Read entire story]

Winners and losers with the A’s 10-year lease in Oakland

Winners and losers with the A’s 10-year lease in Oakland

The Athletics and the joint powers board managing O.co Coliseum have agreed on a 10-year lease. The deal, which still needs approval from the Oakland City Council and Alameda County, means the baseball team has a home [Read entire story]

Facebook facing privacy complaint

PRIVACYFacebook faces complaintA leading privacy group filed a formal complaint Thursday with the Federal Trade Commission over a 2012 study in which Facebook manipulated the news feeds of nearly 700,000 users of the [Read entire story]

Quantum computing’s reality fluctuates over time

[...] like those weird particles, quantum computing seems to pop into the public consciousness every few years only to disappear back into the minds of obscure scientists. With a quantum computer, "You're able to be [Read entire story]

Amazon fighting FTC allegations on kids’ in-app purchases

Amazon says that it is prepared to go to court against the Federal Trade Commission to defend itself against charges that it has not done enough to prevent children from making unauthorized in-app purchases. In the [Read entire story]

Ship traffic for July 4

Ship Traffic Due to arrive Friday SHIPFROMPORTAPL SingaporeSan Pedro, Los Angeles CountyOAKAPL TourmalineSan PedroOAKMSC NerissaSeattleOAKDue to depart Friday SHIPTOPORTLarusRayong, ThailandSFOLucas OldendorffPort [Read entire story]