<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Business News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/business http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usMon, 23 Oct 2017 16:08:38 -0700Mon, 23 Oct 2017 16:08:38 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[October Is the Best Month to Book Holiday Airfare]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 03:37:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/10.19.jetblue860631530.jpg
The idea that the sooner you book, the more you save, isn't necessarily true. If you waited until this month to purchase your flight home for Thanksgiving, you won't pay much more than others who booked months...

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<![CDATA[3 Former Tesla Factory Workers Allege Racial Discrimination]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:25:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/10162017Tesla_448174.JPEG
In a new lawsuit filed Monday, three former Tesla workers, all African American men, claim coworkers and in some cases, supervisors, routinely called them the N-word. Earlier this year the NBC Bay Area...

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<![CDATA[As Trump Deregulates, Chicken Lobby Would Speed Inspections]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:03:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/chickenfarm_1200x675.jpg
While President Donald Trump unravels many of the policies put in place during the Obama administration, the poultry industry has been lobbying hard to speed up poultry inspection lines, NBC News reported.The...

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<![CDATA[Dove Apologizes for Racially Insensitive Advertisement]]> Sun, 08 Oct 2017 16:04:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-94665437.jpg
Soap company Dove has apologized for a racially insensitive Facebook ad it said "missed the mark in representing women of color thoughtfully," NBC News reported.The advertisement, apparently for some sort...

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<![CDATA[Tesla Considers Expansion in Fremont]]> Fri, 06 Oct 2017 18:35:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Tesla_Considers_Expansion_in_Fremont.jpg
Electric car maker Tesla appears ready to expand its operations in Fremont.]]>
<![CDATA[Amazon Deciding Whether to Sell Drugs on Website: Sources]]> Fri, 06 Oct 2017 12:04:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/amazon-connecticut.jpg
Amazon is in the final stages of figuring out its strategy to get into the multibillion dollar prescription drug market.The company will decide before Thanksgiving whether to move into selling prescription...

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<![CDATA[Monopoly Man Photobombs the Senate's Equifax Hearing]]> Wed, 04 Oct 2017 14:19:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/monopolyman_1200x675.jpg
A person dressed up as the iconic character Rich Uncle Pennybags from the famous Monopoly board game appeared Wednesday at a Senate hearing about the Equifax data breach with former CEO Richard Smith in...

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<![CDATA[Yahoo: Every Single Account Was Impacted by 2013 Data Breach]]> Wed, 04 Oct 2017 00:27:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-493360991.jpg
Yahoo, now part of Oath, said that every single Yahoo account was affected by a data breach that took place in 2013.That's about 3 billion accounts, CNBC reported.Yahoo buried the stat in a recent update to...

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<![CDATA[GM to Ditch Gas- and Diesel-Powered Cars, Go All Electric]]> Mon, 02 Oct 2017 14:40:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GM-electric.jpg
General Motors plans to go 100 percent electric, the Detroit automaker announced Monday."General Motors believes in an all-electric future," said Executive Vice President Mark Reuss. "Although that future won't

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<![CDATA[Hyperloop the Answer to Solving Bay Area Traffic?]]> Thu, 28 Sep 2017 19:41:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Hyperloop_the_Answer_to_Solving_Bay_Area_Traffic.jpg
A tech company has a high-speed solution for the Bay Area's traffic problem. Scott Budman reports.]]>
<![CDATA[A Look Into the Rising Robotics Industry in Bay Area]]> Wed, 27 Sep 2017 19:25:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/A_Look_Into_the_Rising_Robotics_Industry_in_Bay_Area.jpg
It's a multi-billion dollar growth business in the Bay Area, but for all the growth we're seeing in robotics, are those 'bots taking our jobs? Business and tech reporter Scott Budman went to see robots at...]]>
<![CDATA[Twitter to Test 280-Character Tweets]]> Tue, 26 Sep 2017 14:24:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/twitter-logo.jpg
Twitter is experimenting with raising the limit on tweets from 140 characters to 280 characters.The company wrote in a blog post on Tuesday it was rolling out 280-character limit tweets to "a small group"...

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<![CDATA[Ex-Employee Files Sexual Harassment Lawsuit vs. SF Startup]]> Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:17:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sofi+lawsuit-0921.jpg
Legal trouble and image problems continue the grow at one of the Bay Area's fastest growing startups, Social Finance, or SoFi.]]>