<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Business News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/businesshttp://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.pngNBC Bay Areahttp://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usMon, 25 Jul 2016 09:40:03 -0700Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:40:03 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations<![CDATA[Former Tech CEO’s Probation Revoked For Domestic Violence]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 21:05:01 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/chahal0723_0060_pc.jpg
After being granted probation and avoiding jail time for a 2013 domestic violence incident, a San Francisco Superior Court judge Friday trevoked the probation of a former tech CEO for a separate domestic...

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<![CDATA['Pokemon Go' Could Generate Billions For Apple: Analyst]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 16:50:40 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-546258766.jpg
Apple can thank the "Pokemon Go" phenomenon for the billions of sales expected to come into the company, CNBC reports. Laura Martin, managing director of investment firm Needham & Co., estimates that...

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<![CDATA[California Rejects Volkswagen Recall for 3-Liter Diesel Cars]]>Thu, 14 Jul 2016 10:27:38 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_154035651379.jpg
The California Air Resources Board has rejected Volkswagen's plan to recall vehicles with 3-liter diesel engines, calling the proposal incomplete and deficient.

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<![CDATA[10 Top Consumer Complaints of 2015]]>Thu, 14 Jul 2016 01:24:34 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/453295293.jpg
Phony IRS agents and other imposter scams topped the list of fastest-growing complaints to state and local consumer protection agencies last year, according to the latest report from the annual survey conducted...

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<![CDATA[Hustler Plans to Open Retail Store in San Jose]]>Wed, 13 Jul 2016 00:43:43 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/hustlersanjose1.jpg
Hustler, famously known for its adult magazines, is planning to convert an old bank building in San Jose into a luxury lingerie and sensual care store.

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<![CDATA[Families Sue Facebook Over Palestinian Attacks]]>Mon, 11 Jul 2016 17:34:59 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/187265573-facebook-generic.jpg
Israeli and American families of victims of Palestinian attacks filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Facebook, claiming the social network is providing a platform for militants to spread incitement and violence...

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<![CDATA[Stocks Higher as US Creates 287K Jobs in June]]>Fri, 08 Jul 2016 11:28:09 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/HiringSign-GettyImages-518572344.jpg
The U.S. economy added 287,000 jobs during the month of June, beating expectations and wowing investors, CNBC reported. Economists expected non-farm payrolls to jump by 175,000 for the month.

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<![CDATA[Tesla Model X Involved in Crash Allegedly in Autonomous Mode]]>Wed, 06 Jul 2016 19:32:24 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Tesla-Model-X-SUV-AP_934450583964.jpg
Just when we were beginning to see lots of the new Tesla Model X's on the road, another crash — this one with the electric SUV reportedly in autonomous mode.

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<![CDATA[Silicon Valley Tech in Place in Rio]]>Tue, 05 Jul 2016 19:19:52 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/cisco5.jpg
Tech giant Cisco is, as you read this, assembling and testing the Olympic tech center in Rio.

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<![CDATA[Robot-Powered Burger Joint Makes a Beeline For SF]]>Sat, 02 Jul 2016 15:28:04 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/burger8.jpg
Move over, humans. A robot-operated restaurant is headed for the Bay Area.

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<![CDATA[Silicon Valley Reacts to Autonomous Tesla Crash]]>Fri, 01 Jul 2016 23:24:04 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Accidente-con-auto-Tesla-deja-un-muerto.jpg
One day after the world learned about the deadly crash of a Tesla Model S while in autonomous mode, the technology is under the microscope.

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<![CDATA[Google Shakes Up Earthquake Search]]>Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:42:06 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N5P+GOOGLE+EARTHQUAKES+PKG+-+00003505.jpg
Google’s latest search update will let you know the answer a little faster.

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<![CDATA[Hershey's Board Rejects Bid From Mondelez]]>Thu, 30 Jun 2016 11:45:44 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/choco-94621201.jpg
Hershey's board of directors said Thursday it has unanimously rejected a bid by Mondelez to aquire the chocolate-giant in what would have united two of the world's largest candy-makers.The company said in...

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<![CDATA[Twitter Unveils New #Stickers Feature]]>Tue, 28 Jun 2016 18:51:56 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Twitter-generic1.jpg
Twitter has unveiled a new feature called #Stickers aimed at making photo tweets both fun and creative.

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<![CDATA[Startups Attempt to Woo NASA in Search of 'Big Break']]>Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:42:25 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N6P+NASA+PRODUCT+PITCH+PKG+-+00000802.jpg
Ten startups were given five minutes Thursday to pitch their products to some of the biggest names in space exploration.

NASA is searching for the latest and greatest technology for future missions.

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<![CDATA[Streaming Technology Shines During House Democrats' Sit-In]]>Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:15:58 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Periscope-GettyImages-473860588.jpg
Streaming media brought the Democratic House members' message to the masses, and the Dems have Bay Area technology to thank.Periscope and Facebook Live were put into play when the mics on the House floor — the...

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<![CDATA[US Stocks Closer Higher as UK Votes on Brexit Referendum]]>Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:41:25 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/USStocks-AP_16172523107175.jpg
U.S. stocks closed more than 1 percent higher Thursday, on the heels of the U.K. vote to remain in the European Union, CNBC reported. The S&P 500 posted its highest close since June 9.

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<![CDATA[Fed Chair Janet Yellen 'Hopeful' About Economic Growth]]>Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:57:04 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/JanetYellen-AP_16174565055178.jpg
Fed Chair Janet Yellen said she's hopeful for economic growth, NBC News reported. "We are seeing a pickup in growth. There's been a sharp increase in consumer spending," Yellen told the House Financial...

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<![CDATA[Obama Heads to Bay Area For Stanford Entrepreneurship Summit]]>Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:33:19 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-479058976_Obama-generic.jpg
President Barack Obama will arrive in the Bay Area on Thursday to participate in the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Stanford University, which kicked off this morning and lasts through Friday.

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<![CDATA[Apple Will Not Support GOP Convention: Report]]>Wed, 22 Jun 2016 07:57:26 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/apple-mac-generic.jpg
Apple is not being silent about its political stance against Republican presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump.

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<![CDATA[Drone Delivery Still A Ways Off]]>Tue, 21 Jun 2016 19:10:31 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/drones3.jpg
New rules make flying drones easier, if you qualify.

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Tech Companies Most Desirable Places to Work: Study]]>Tue, 21 Jun 2016 13:10:31 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/182*120/New+Image19.JPG
A recent LinkedIn study has identified the top 40 companies in the United States deemed the most desirable places to work.

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<![CDATA[Video Shows Tesla Model S Acting as a Boat]]>Mon, 20 Jun 2016 19:24:19 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/MODELS7.jpg
Tesla is known for its electronic vehicles, but a new video shows one man's Model S acting as a boat.

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<![CDATA[Will Facebook Move to SF? Employees Hope So]]>Sun, 19 Jun 2016 09:11:19 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/zuckrberg.JPG
With San Francisco traffic becoming significantly worse over the past five years, the 35 mile-long commute to Menlo Park is becoming a constant complaint for Facebook employees, according to reports.

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<![CDATA[Uber Offering Free Rides in Honor of Orlando Victims]]>Fri, 17 Jun 2016 22:56:49 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/uber-generic1.jpg
To honor the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting, Uber is offering free rides this weekend to and from local LGBT communities, bars and restaurants.

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<![CDATA[Citi Sues AT&T Over 'Thanks' Rights]]>Fri, 17 Jun 2016 08:16:32 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/citi-att-split-0616.jpg
Citigroup filed a trademark infringement suit in the U.S. District Court of Manhattan last week saying the telecom giant’s recently unveiled “AT&T thanks” program could cause confusion with the bank’s...

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<![CDATA[New Dunkin' Donuts to Open in Walnut Creek]]>Wed, 08 Jun 2016 16:09:36 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/dunkin+donuts+resized.jpg
The wait is almost over for Bay Area donut fanatics. A new location is set to open in Walnut Creek.]]>
<![CDATA[Radio Station With '80s Music Format Launches]]>Wed, 08 Jun 2016 14:51:46 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/michael-jackson-GettyImages-88688373.jpg
iHeart80s, a new corporate FM radio station with an Eighties music format, has launched on Bay Area airwaves.

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<![CDATA[Steph Curry Emojis Dominate Competition]]>Fri, 03 Jun 2016 09:25:36 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/CURRY_EMOJIS_KNBCASGM_1200x675_697342531902.jpg
Stephen Curry is dominating another profession: App creator.

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<![CDATA[How to Amend a Tax Return]]>Thu, 26 May 2016 07:49:14 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/irs-building1.jpg
You are experiencing sweet satisfaction knowing that your taxes were filed on time. That is, until you realize that you took a deduction when you did not qualify for it, or forgot to claim an important...

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<![CDATA[Vallejo Unveils Plans for Electric Car Plant]]>Tue, 24 May 2016 19:41:34 -0700http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/car+charger.jpg
The city of Vallejo, which emerged from bankruptcy five years ago, is poised to get a big economic boost as plans to build a major plant for electric cars are rolling forward, officials said Tuesday.

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