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Final Women's World Cup Match Most Watched U.S. Soccer Game
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Final Women's World Cup Match Most Watched U.S. Soccer Game

The US Women's soccer team broke the record for most World Cup wins when they notched their third championship Sunday night, and their match against Japan also broke a record as most-watched soccer match in the U.S. on a single network, according to Fox Sports. Read »

Jul 6, 2015
America on 4 Wheels: Muscle Cars Rule Again

America on 4 Wheels: Muscle Cars Rule Again

After years of hand-wringing over fuel economy, Americans are once again buying flashy, powerful muscle cars —... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Vet24seven App Gives Pet Owners Anytime Access to Veterinarians

Vet24seven App Gives Pet Owners Anytime Access to Veterinarians

Pet owners now have anytime access to veterinarians thanks to a new mobile app. Watch »

Jul 3, 2015
Nike Chairman, Co-Founder Phil Knight to Step Down in 2016

Nike Chairman, Co-Founder Phil Knight to Step Down in 2016

Nike co-founder Phil Knight will step down from his position as chairman of the sportswear juggernaut in 2016, the... Read »

Jun 30, 2015
What's Going on in Greece? And How It Affects You

What's Going on in Greece? And How It Affects You

Monday's stock slide has investors nervously awaiting Tuesday's opening bell amid the Greek Crisis and an emerging... Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
Uber's Tracking Policy Draws Complaint from Watchdog Group

Uber's Tracking Policy Draws Complaint from Watchdog Group

The Electronic Privacy Information Center has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission over Uber's plan... Watch »

Jun 22, 2015
Action Needed Now to Slow Climate Change: WH

Action Needed Now to Slow Climate Change: WH

Failure to act on climate change could cause an estimated 57,000 deaths a year in the United States from poor air... Read »

Jun 23, 2015
Starbucks Will Close La Boulange

Starbucks Will Close La Boulange

Twenty-three La Boulange shops in the Bay Area will soon close, a decision made by parent company Starbucks. Read »

Jun 17, 2015
Kirkland's Monogrammed Mugs Recalled

Kirkland's Monogrammed Mugs Recalled

Kirkland's monogrammed coffee mugs are under recall because they can spark if used in a microwave. Read »

Jun 12, 2015
Tesla Rents Former Solyndra Factory in Fremont: Report

Tesla Rents Former Solyndra Factory in Fremont: Report

Tesla has rented the 500,000-square-foot factory in Fremont that was the former home of Solyndra, according to the... Read »

Jun 12, 2015
Starbucks Mobile Order Service Expands to Bay Area

Starbucks Mobile Order Service Expands to Bay Area

Want to order Starbucks with the touch of a smartphone? There’s an app feature for that. Read »

Jun 16, 2015
Padmasree Warriors Leaving Cisco

Padmasree Warriors Leaving Cisco

A Silicon Valley shakeup. ONe of the most powerful people in the tech industry is stepping away from one of the... Watch »

Jun 4, 2015
Calif. Assembly Approves Bill Regulating Bitcoin

Calif. Assembly Approves Bill Regulating Bitcoin

California would regulate businesses that hold bitcoin and other virtual currency in a way similar to banks, under... Read »

Jun 4, 2015
Bay Area Company Sees Spike in Rescue Insurance

Bay Area Company Sees Spike in Rescue Insurance

It sounds like something out of the movies, but it could be the next big thing: ripcord insurance. It's a promise to Watch »

Jun 2, 2015
Emeryville Minimum Wage Increasing to $12.25 an Hour

Emeryville Minimum Wage Increasing to $12.25 an Hour

The Emeryville City Council has unanimously voted to raise the minimum wage to $12.25 Read »

May 31, 2015
SF Lawmakers Try New Tacks to Curb Soda Drinking

SF Lawmakers Try New Tacks to Curb Soda Drinking

San Francisco lawmakers are taking another stab at curbing consumption of sugary drinks seven months after local... Watch »

Jun 1, 2015
Cork Makes Comeback at Bay Area Wineries

Cork Makes Comeback at Bay Area Wineries

After using synthetic bottle closures for decades, many Bay Area winemakers are returning to natural cork. Read »

Jun 1, 2015
Apple Chief Tim Cook Gives $6.5M to Charity

Apple Chief Tim Cook Gives $6.5M to Charity

Apple chief Tim Cook made a reported $6.56 donation to charity and continues to make his political views public. Read »

May 30, 2015
TV Improved by

TV Improved by "Cinematic" Cable, Streaming Programming

More digital offerings will mean better quality television, at least according to Moviepilot's Tobias Bauckhage. Read »

May 30, 2015
Hampton Creek: Tech Food Startup

Hampton Creek: Tech Food Startup

Hampton Creek, a food technology company, has launched an egg-free mayonnaise and a cookie dough that are better for... Watch »

May 30, 2015

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