Economy News

Coming soon to Twitter: More room to tweet

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Twitter is making some big changes, at least in the context of 140 characters or less…

Toyota adding 1.6 million vehicles to Takata air bag recall

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Toyota is recalling nearly 1.6 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace potentially faulty front passenger air bag inflators…

IBM hopes to fill 20,000 job openings

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IBM hiring 20,000 new employees as it transitions to a cloud-based provider…

SF: Merchants complain sewage repairs affect business

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Merchants on Irving street in SF Sunset District complain that the sewage repairs has affected their businesses…

How to save money on utility bills

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New America Media hosts a panel discussion about how local utility companies set rates and how customers can save money…

Bay Area million dollar homes quadrupled since 2012

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In San Francisco and Silicon Valley, there’s about a 50% chance that it’s worth $1 million or more…

AltCar Expo in Oakland showcases fuel efficient vehicles

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AltCar Expo, a car show featuring low emission vehicles, is underway Friday through Saturday…

Apple’s stores getting new look as other retailers struggle

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Apple is getting ready to unveil a stylish new product that’s not for sale – a new look for its stores….

Poll: Two-thirds of US would struggle to cover $1,000 crisis

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Two-thirds of Americans would have difficulty coming up with the money to cover a $1,000 emergency…

SF Supervisors propose 100% affordable housing bill

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SF Supervisors Aaron Peskin and Eric Mar propose legislation to prioritize more than 200 sites across the City for 100% affordable housing…