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Emily Green / San Francisco Chronicle:
SF to send letters to 37K Uber and Lyft drivers demanding they obtain $91 business licenses if they drive in the city more than seven days per year   —  SF to require Lyft, Uber drivers to obtain business licenses  —  For the first time, San Francisco is going to require the 37,000 Lyft …
Apr 15, 2016, 3:00 PMIn context
Carolyn Said / San Francisco Chronicle:
Airbnb to purge illegal hotels from San Francisco listings, releases SF data set showing 1/5 of full-home rentals are controlled by multiple-property operators   —  Airbnb to purge illegal hotels from San Francisco listings  —  Airbnb says it is cracking down on San Francisco hosts who violate the city's law on short-term rentals.
Apr 2, 2016, 10:50 PMIn context
Nanette Asimov / San Francisco Chronicle:
University of California Berkeley notifies 80K of cyber attack from last December that accessed its financial management software   —  Hacker broke into UC Berkeley system with info of 80K UC Berkeley students, workers, alumni  —  A hacker broke into a UC Berkeley system holding financial data …
Feb 26, 2016, 5:45 PMIn context
Joe Garofoli / San Francisco Chronicle:
Mitch Kapor and Freada Kapor Klein to spend $40M to aid tech firms led by women and people of color   —  Oakland's Kapors spend $40 million to help diversify tech world  —  Oakland technology entrepreneurs and philanthropists Mitch Kapor and Freada Kapor Klein will spend $40 million …
Aug 4, 2015, 11:55 PMIn context
Kristen V. Brown / San Francisco Chronicle:
Private bus startup Leap suspends service after the California Public Utilities Commission serves company with cease-and-desist order amid permit dispute   —  Leap Transit shut down by the state for operating illegally  —  The state has forced Leap Transit to halt operations for running its luxury bus line without a permit.
May 20, 2015, 9:50 PMIn context
Carolyn Said / San Francisco Chronicle:
Over 20K now drive for Uber in the San Francisco Bay Area, more than double from a year ago, company says   —  Uber among region's biggest employers, but company begs to differ  —  More Bay Area residents drive for Uber than bag groceries at Safeway.  In fact, the biggest Bay Area employers are Kaiser …
Apr 15, 2015, 12:20 AMIn context
Kale Williams / San Francisco Chronicle:
Operator of “revenge porn” website sentenced to nearly 18 years in prison in a first-of-its-kind prosecution   —  ‘Revenge porn’ site runner gets 18 years in prison  —  In a first-of-its-kind prosecution, the convicted operator of a “revenge porn” website was sentenced …
Apr 3, 2015, 11:40 PMIn context
Kristen V. Brown / San Francisco Chronicle:
Apple, Yahoo, eBay, Zynga, Genentech bus drivers vote to unionize   —  Bus drivers who herd employees to and from the offices of Apple, Yahoo, eBay, Zynga and Genentech voted to join the powerful Teamsters union Friday.  —  Shuttle drivers employed by Compass Transportation voted 104-38 …
Feb 28, 2015, 9:30 PMIn context
Kristen V. Brown / San Francisco Chronicle:
San Francisco's antitech movement has fizzled before it ever really took off   —  Is the antitech movement obsolete?  —  Wearing a pig mask and sequined suit jacket, Amy Gilgan stood outside of Davies Symphony Hall on Thursday night to accept the McMansion award at the second annual Crappys …
Feb 9, 2015, 10:20 PMIn context
Carolyn Said / San Francisco Chronicle:
California DMV stops making Uber drivers get commercial license plates; policy review pending   —  DMV to reconsider commercial plates for UberX, Lyft drivers  —  In an abrupt U-turn, the California of Motor Vehicles late Friday night retracted its finding that drivers for ride-hailing services like Uber …
Jan 24, 2015, 5:25 PMIn context

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