<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Business News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/business http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.com en-us Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:56:40 -0700 Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:56:40 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Consumers Share Tips on How to Preorder iPhone 6]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:18:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/edt-455041526.jpg
An Arlington hot yoga studio triggered a Twitter frenzy Thursday after offering a Sept. 11-themed discount on yoga classes, the Washington Post reports. Bikram Arlington, located just four miles away from...

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<![CDATA[SJ's Bay 101 Card Room Headed for Milpitas?]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:18:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/KNSD_Chula_Vista_s_Card_Room_031609_17_mezzn_448x336.jpg
Napoleon the tortoise who escaped from his South Bay home has returned to his owner.]]>
<![CDATA[Apple Uses Solar to Power iPhone 6 Manufacturing]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 21:26:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/apple-mac-generic.jpg
In a last-minute comment, Apple chief Tim Cook and U2 agree to give Apple users U2's new album, "Songs of Innocence" free of charge

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<![CDATA[Apple Invites Fashionistas to Sept. 9 Event]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 00:00:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/8-19-2013-gold-iphone-apple-logo.jpg
Apple has invited fashion editors and bloggers to its Sept. 9 event, causing some to speculate that Apple will be launching the so-called iWatch.

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<![CDATA[Market Basket Board OKs $1.5 Billion Sale to Ousted CEO]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:49:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Market+Basket.jpg
If something good could come out of the Boston Marathon bombing, James Costello and Krista D'Agostino seem to have found it. Sixteen months after the attack killed three people and injured more than...

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<![CDATA["Millennial" Market Not Lovin' McDonald's: Report]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:51:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/McDonalds-Blitz-Box.jpg
It looks like millennials aren’t munching on McDonald’s as much as they used to.

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<![CDATA[Ballmer Leaves Microsoft Board]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:58:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/216*120/Steve+Ballmer+Clips+1.JPG
The sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is complete, NBA officials said Tuesday after months of legal battles involving long-time Clippers owner Donald Sterling and his wife. In a...]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's to Sell Packaged Coffee in Supermarkets: Report]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:42:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/216*120/050509+McCafe+Picture+p11.jpg
Taylor Swift is saying goodbye to country music, for now: The singer says she's releasing her first full-length pop album on Oct. 27.

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<![CDATA[Silicon Valley Startups Must Pass "The Toothbrush Test"]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:01:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/CR+Toothbrush.jpg
A Sunnyvale neighborhood is on alert following a series of vandalism attacks targeting cars and property.

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<![CDATA[Uber Battling California Legislature, Lyft]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:01:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/451565438.jpg
A San Francisco Bay Area city is the latest in California to get hit with a huge, stinky anchovy die-off.

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<![CDATA[California Sweetens Deal for Tesla Factory: Report]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:52:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Tesla-Store-Sign.jpg
Apple's new Cupertino headquarters is starting to take shape. The progress can be seen in an image posted on the City of Cupertino's website recently. The outline of the so-called "spaceship" is...]]>
<![CDATA[California's Historic Drought May Run Breweries Dry]]> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 16:28:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0731-2014-beer.jpg
Santa Cruz has declared an emergency situation in its harbor. The problem? Dead fish. Tons of them.

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<![CDATA[FedEx Pleads Not Guilty to Shipping Drugs for Illegal Pharmacies]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:45:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Fedex-Holiday-Blitz.jpg
Arcades may soon be legalized in San Francisco, after a little-known law prohibiting 10 or more arcade games in a business is lifted.

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<![CDATA[Reality Check: Uber Prices]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:05:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/451565438.jpg
Ride-sharing service Uber recently announced it would slash prices by as much as 25 percent.

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<![CDATA[Tax Credits Could Attract Tesla Factory to California]]> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 23:54:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Tesla-Store-Sign.jpg
Big tax credits are available to Tesla now in California, where Gov. Jerry Brown and other officials hope the electric car manufacturer will build its $5 billion battery factory.]]>
<![CDATA[Samsung Says It's Losing Money Because of China]]> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 10:57:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/CPL+tablet.jpg
Samsung says its disappointing earnings are because of increased competition in China and slow smartphone growth.

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<![CDATA[Heald College, WyoTech To Be Sold In Bay Area]]> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 00:56:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/06-20-2014-kamala-harris-corinthian.jpg
Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the U.S. Department of Education have reached an agreement that will allow the for-profit education company to receive an immediate $16 million in federal student aid funds and keep...

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<![CDATA[Uber Delivers Ice Cream]]> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 08:32:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/071814-uber-ice-cream.jpg
Ride-providing company Uber on Friday provided ice cream to its customers.]]>
<![CDATA[Who Bought All the Bitcoin? It's Tim "Six Californias" Draper]]> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 08:10:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/450921680.jpg
Well-known Bay Area-based tech entrepreneur Tim Draper was the man who purchased from the federal government the hoard of Bitcoin seized during the raid on Silk Road.

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<![CDATA[Tesla May Be World's Most Important Car Company: Report]]> Sun, 22 Jun 2014 10:51:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/11-13-2013-tesla-plant.jpg
Tesla riding high after a new report said it may be the world's most important car company.]]>
<![CDATA[Dunkin' Donuts to Open Location in Modesto]]> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:41:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/dunkin11.jpg
Fresh on the heels of locations announced in Southern California, Dunkin' Donuts will also open in Modesto.

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<![CDATA[Verizon Signals It Could Hire 700 in San Jose]]> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 15:47:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/verizon_generic.jpg
Verizon has signed a lease for 136,000 square feet of office space in North San Jose, where it could eventually employ 700 people.

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<![CDATA[SF Coffee Chain Vows to Stop Tracking Customers' Devices]]> Thu, 29 May 2014 16:17:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/7-22-2013-generic-coffee-bitcoin-cafe.jpg
Popular San Francisco coffee chain Philz Coffee had been using an analytics firm to track activities -- anonymously -- of its patrons and passers-by.]]>
<![CDATA[Campbell's Pruneyard Back on the Market]]> Fri, 23 May 2014 17:45:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/05-23-2014-pruneyard.jpg
The "mixed-use gem" in the West Valley, 27 acres of offices, retail and a hotel, is up for a rare sale.

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<![CDATA[Businesses Priced Out of SF Move to East Bay]]> Wed, 14 May 2014 19:44:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*127/0809slide8.jpg
Over 300,000 square feet of office space in the East Bay has been leased by San Francisco-based companies priced out or expanding out of the city.

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