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San Francisco Chronicle:
Salesforce leasing half of planned 61-story Transbay Tower, tallest in SF after 2017 opening   —  Salesforce makes landmark deal to lease half of Transbay Tower  —  Salesforce.com will lease half of the planned Transbay Tower in a landmark real estate deal that puts San Francisco's largest …
Apr 12, 2014, 12:35 PMIn context
Carolyn Said / San Francisco Chronicle:
S.F. cracks down on Airbnb rentals   —  Photo: Leah Millis, San Francisco Chronicle |  Jeffrey Katz felt nauseous.  —  The special-ed teacher makes ends meet by hosting Airbnb guests in the living room of his San Francisco apartment.  But last week, Katz found an eviction notice on his front door.
Apr 8, 2014, 2:00 AMIn context
Carolyn Said / San Francisco Chronicle:
Airbnb to collect hotel taxes for San Francisco rentals   —  Airbnb, the fast-growing website that lets people rent out their homes or rooms to travelers, took a giant step toward legalizing itself in San Francisco with an announcement Monday evening that it will begin paying the city's 14 percent hotel tax by this summer.
Mar 31, 2014, 10:15 PMIn context
Ellen Huet / San Francisco Chronicle:
How tech, an object of protest in 1999 San Francisco, reemerged as a convenient target in 2014   —  How tech became the enemy - then and now  —  The flyer tucked on the windshield of a tech worker's car on South Van Ness didn't mince words: “The Mission has been colonized by pigs with money. ...
Mar 25, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Joe Garofoli / San Francisco Chronicle:
Salesforce and nonprofit Tipping Point announce SF Gives initiative to raise $10M from tech companies for antipoverty   —  Marc Benioff challenges Bay Area's tech leaders to give more  —  Salesforce.com founder Marc Benioff is challenging fellow tech leaders to raise millions to fund …
Mar 7, 2014, 4:15 PMIn context
San Francisco Chronicle:
Apple exploring cars, medical devices to reignite growth   —  Adrian Perica is a very busy man.  Over the past 18 months, the mergers and acquisitions chief at Apple has been scouring the globe looking for deals, snatching up everything from search engines and data analytics to mapping software and motion tracking chips.
Feb 16, 2014, 11:15 AMIn context
John Coté / San Francisco Chronicle:
S.F. to charge operators of tech commuter buses   —  (01-06) 13:18 PST SAN FRANCISCO — The operators of employee shuttle buses for Silicon Valley technology and Peninsula biotech firms, which have become a symbol of income disparity in San Francisco, will start paying to use public bus stops, city officials said Monday.
Jan 6, 2014, 5:25 PMIn context
San Francisco Chronicle:
Obama won't give tech firms assurances on snooping   —  Technology company executives left a meeting with President Obama this week with no commitment to limit government snooping on Internet traffic, according to an industry official briefed on the session.  Warning of backlashMayer …
Dec 18, 2013, 9:55 PMIn context
John Coté / San Francisco Chronicle:
S.F. rolls out 3 miles of free Wi-Fi along Market Street   —  It's a bit like free citywide Wi-Fi on the installment plan.  —  After announcing a deal in July to bring free Wi-Fi to San Francisco's public parks, the city will officially roll out free wireless connectivity Monday along a main transit spine - Market Street.
Dec 16, 2013, 5:55 PMIn context
James Temple / San Francisco Chronicle:
Tech's space appetite eclipses highs of dot-com boom   —  Technology companies have leased 40 percent more San Francisco office space since the start of 2010 than during the five-year dot-com boom.  —  That's just one eye-catching statistic in a comprehensive new report analyzing …
Dec 4, 2013, 4:05 PMIn context

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