Snap Closing Its San Francisco Offices Amid the Move to Remote Work

Snap’s latest move is bad news for San Francisco as the company is closing its 33,000-square-foot offices.

Dropbox Unloading San Francisco HQ For $1.08 Billion

Dropbox is selling its San Francisco headquarters for a near-record $1.08 billion amid the transition to remote work.

Stripe Will Pay Employees $20,000 to Relocate

As companies look to save money, thanks to remote workers, Stripe is offering to pay employees $20,000 to relocate.

Boston Bans Facial Recognition For Government Use

Boston has joined the growing ranks of US cities that have banned the use of facial recognition by government officials.

Companies Pull Out Of RSA Conference 2020 Due To Coronavirus

RSA Conference 2020 is one of the biggest security conferences of the year, but it will have to go on without some major backers due to the coronavirus.

Internet Service: Google Fiber To Serve San Francisco Apartments, Condos

Google announced this week that its Google Fiber high-speed Internet service will soon be available in San Francisco apartments and condos. “Nearly six years ago, we started Google Fiber with the goal of making the web better and faster for…

Carol Doda: Famed Topless Dancer Dies at 78

Carol Doda, the San Francisco woman who helped popularize topless dancing, has died. The cause of death is reported as kidney failure. She was 78. Doda surely wasn’t the first stripper to take her top off, but she played a…

Google Launches AdWords Express Home Service Ads In Beta

Google announced new AdWords Express home service ads in beta for plumbers, locksmiths, house cleaners, and handymen in select cities throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. These allow local home service businesses to appear prominently in Google.com for related queries…

Your iPhone, iPad, and Mac Font Is Likely Going to Change

Are all the Apple users ready for a font change? Everyone loves a font change! Love it or not, a new look might be coming to your iOS and Mac OS devices. 9to5Mac‘s Mark Gurman quotes the ubiquitous sources with…

Mark Zuckerberg, Wife Priscilla Chan Give $75 Million to Hospital Where She Completed Residency

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have just announced a huge donation to San Francisco General Hospital. The couple is giving $75 million to the hospital, which is called The General, to expand the size of the ER and…

Uber Sued in Hometown, Accused of Misleading Users over Background Checks

Uber is under fire from more cities – now including the one in which it is headquartered. San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon says that Uber has made “false or misleading statements to consumers and for engaging in a variety…

Amazon Tries Taxis For Same-Day Deliveries

Amazon has been doing a lot of experimenting with different ways of getting products delivered to customers, while expanding its actual services that do just that. Now, the company is even trying out delivery by taxi. According to a report…

Kansas City Royals Leading World Series 2-1: Why This Might Spell Doom For The San Francisco Giants

The Kansas City Royals are now in the driver’s seat after beating the San Francisco Giants 3-2. This victory puts the World Series at 2-1 and gives Kansas City home field advantage going into the next game. It is the…

Amazon Will Open Brick-And-Mortar Stores Next Week

Amazon will reportedly be opening a physical retail store in San Francisco next week, just in time for the holiday season. This one is only temporary, however. Geekwire first reported the news, saying that Amazon will be opening a pop-up…

Square Makes Buying Coffee Easier

Back in May, Square killed the Square Wallet app in favor of a new one called Square Order. The app is described as “the easiest way to order for pickup from local shops, cafes, and restaurants — available in SF…

Uber Driver Reportedly Smashed a Passenger’s Head with a Hammer

It’s Monday, and on-demand car service Uber is facing another PR nightmare after a driver in San Francisco allegedly smashed a passenger in the side of the head with a hammer. The incident happened last week, and the San Francisco…

Uber, Lyft Reportedly Killing Taxi Business in San Francisco

One narrative for the influx of on-demand car services hitting cities across the country follows as such: plucky startups like Lyft and Uber are constantly fighting a battle with taxi companies, the old guard, who seek to unfairly regulate these…

Westboro Baptist Church Has A New Target: Media

Westboro Baptist Church, everyone’s favorite bunch of wackadoo hatemongers, is up to their shenanigans once again. They are taking a break from picketing the funerals of fallen heroes and the sites of child murders to target media. All of media.…

Smart Car Tipping Continues In San Francisco, Pranksters At Large

The police reported more incidents of smart car tipping in Twin Peaks and Cole Valley in San Francisco. The latest incidents happened at 3:41 am and 5:38 am on Friday. Around two months ago, there were also reports of smart…

‘Crookedest Street In The World’ Closes In San Francisco

San Francisco will temporarily close Lombard Street, or the “Crookedest Street in the World.” On Tuesday, the city’s Municipal Transportation Agency voted that the street will be closed to vehicles for four weekends, starting late June. It will also be…