<![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, 21 Aug 2017 00:02:40 -0700Mon, 21 Aug 2017 00:02:40 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Top Dog Friendly Restaurants in the Bay Area]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 22:28:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Golden-Retriever-GettyImages-522796697.jpg
The list is endless when choosing a place to eat in the Bay Area, but it seems that only a few are truly dog friendly. If looking for a place that both you and your pooch can enjoy, here are some of the hottest...

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Cafe Gets $63,000 Grant to Expand Refugee Program]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:42:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/refugee+barista.jpg
A Berkeley-based coffee shop was awarded a $63,000 "Opportunity For All" grant by the Starbucks Foundation this week, allowing the small cafe to expand its barista training program that aids refugees.

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<![CDATA[Walmart Files Patent for Floating Warehouse ]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:40:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/walmart_722x406_2166097556.jpg
Walmart has applied for a U.S. patent for a warehouse in the sky, which could make deliveries to shoppers' homes with drones.CNBC reported that it could be the big-box retailer's latest move to take its...

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<![CDATA[Design Tech High at Oracle's HQ to Open in January]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:50:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0816-2017-OracleCharter.jpg
A unique school will soon open on the campus of one of the Bay Area's biggest and most successful tech companies.

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<![CDATA[After Sales Scandal, Wells Fargo Announces Board Shakeup ]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 15:31:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/WellsFargo11.jpg
Wells Fargo announced a board shakeup Tuesday, including the coming retirement of three directors, in a restructuring effort following the bank's consumer sales scandal, CNBC reported.Elizabeth "Betsy"...

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<![CDATA[Costco Must Pay $19 Million for Selling 'Tiffany' Rings]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:17:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Costco4.jpg
Costco has been ordered by a federal judge to pay Tiffany & Co. more than $19 million for selling diamond rings that were identified as “Tiffany.”In her ruling, Manhattan judge Laura Taylor Swain wrote...

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<![CDATA[Wall Street Starts to Pay Attention to North Korea Tensions]]> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 05:18:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/wall-street-sign.jpg
Wall Street reaction to threats between President Donald Trump and officials in North Korea was muted earlier in the week, but cracks are beginning to show, NBC News reported.The Dow saw its biggest dip since...

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<![CDATA[Applebee’s to Shutter More Than 100 Restaurants]]> Fri, 11 Aug 2017 03:52:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_APPLEBEES_CLOSING_081017-150239613234800001.jpg
DineEquity, the parent company of Applebee’s, announced Thursday it will close more than 100 of the chain’s locations. The announcement came with the release of the company’s second-quarter...]]>
<![CDATA[Google Continues Property Buying Spree in Downtown San Jose]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 12:59:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_16132525649141-google-generic.jpg
Google is gobbling up properties, rapidly expanding its footprint in the South Bay.

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<![CDATA[Lyft Sparks Censorship Fears With Email to Drivers]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:41:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-450502220.jpg
Lyft has ruffled feathers with an email sent to the ride-sharing giant’s drivers.The company has asked drivers to pump the brakes before speaking with the press, and instead check in with Lyft officials...

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<![CDATA[How Your Phone Can Detect Card Skimmers]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 07:39:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/skimmer-gas-pump-tda.jpg
Card skimmers at gas pumps and ATMs are a growing problem, but did you know your cell phone can protect you?

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<![CDATA[Lawsuit: CVS Charges More for Drugs Paid for With Insurance]]> Thu, 10 Aug 2017 03:16:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/cvsgeneric_1200x675.jpg
A California woman sued CVS Health Corporation Monday, accusing the company of charging customers more when they use insurance to pay for certain generic prescriptions, NBC News reported.Megan Schultz...

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<![CDATA[Airbnb Removes Accounts Ahead of Far-Right Rally in Va.]]> Tue, 08 Aug 2017 18:40:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-810944488.jpg
Airbnb has deleted accounts and canceled bookings of users who appear to be connected to "Unite the Right," a far-right political rally set for Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia.Neo-Nazi and white...

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<![CDATA[Disney to Remove All Content on Netflix for Own, New Service]]> Tue, 08 Aug 2017 13:48:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/207*120/11-11-2015-bob-iger-disney-GettyImages-492431088.jpg
Disney wants to own a piece of the streaming pie.The company announced during its latest earnings report on Tuesday it intends to pull all its movies from Netflix for its own streaming service in 2019,...

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<![CDATA['Trump Effect' Hits Workplace Morale: HR, Leadership Experts]]> Mon, 07 Aug 2017 06:42:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tru9AP_17216011307728.jpg
President Donald Trump's leadership style could affect workplace behavior on a large scale, NBC News reports.HR and leadership experts say a "Trump effect" has permeated through corporate America, with reports...

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<![CDATA[SF, LA Want Uber to Pay $15M More for Violating Settlement]]> Sat, 05 Aug 2017 07:26:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/uber-file.jpg
$15 million more. That's how much San Francisco and Los Angeles prosecutors say Uber needs to pay for violating a prior legal settlement.]]>
<![CDATA[Wells Fargo May Find More Unauthorized Accounts ]]> Fri, 04 Aug 2017 14:21:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/WellsFargo11.jpg
A new review of Wells Fargo’s consumer sales scandal could reveal a “significant increase” in unauthorized accounts, CNBC reported Friday."We expect that our review of the expanded time periods ... may lead to

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<![CDATA[Secret Service Command Post Inside Trump Tower Has Moved Out]]> Fri, 04 Aug 2017 14:06:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-500449256.jpg
The Secret Service command post inside President Donald Trump's namesake Manhattan skyscraper has been moved.A spokeswoman for the umbrella company that controls Trump's various businesses said Friday that the...

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<![CDATA[Stanford Scholarship: $160K for MBAs Who Return to Midwest]]> Wed, 02 Aug 2017 16:12:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/stanford-campus.jpg
Stanford might pay up to $160,000 for you to get your MBA -- as long as you work in the Midwest after graduation.That's the deal the Silicon Valley university offered to the winners of its first-ever Stanford...

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<![CDATA[Dow Approaches 22,000, Closes at Record High]]> Tue, 01 Aug 2017 13:02:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/wall-street-sign.jpg
U.S. stocks traded higher on Tuesday, the first trading day of August, as the Dow Jones industrial average approached another milestone, CNBC reported.The 30-stock index rose about 82 points to a new...

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<![CDATA[Startups Launch Into California's Marijuana Industry]]> Mon, 31 Jul 2017 14:41:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/weed_yoga.gif
As local municipalities grapple with the legalities of enforcing and regulating a newly legalized industry, business ideas continue to flow from the Bay Area’s startup crowd.

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<![CDATA[Google Doles Out $820 Million For 52 Sunnyvale Properties]]> Thu, 27 Jul 2017 23:59:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-508003271.jpg
Google has snatched up 52 Sunnyvale properties, shelling out a whopping $820 million on the acquisitions.

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<![CDATA[Nation’s Top 10 Consumer Complaints in 2016]]> Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:51:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/solarpanelsoregon_1200x675.jpg
Shoddy installation of solar panels and leasing lemons vehicles are leading high on the list of complaints to state and local consumer protection agencies last year across the country, according to the...

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<![CDATA[A Journey Through 100 years of Ford Trucks]]> Thu, 27 Jul 2017 09:49:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/200*120/fordtruck.jpg
The first Ford truck made its debut 100 years ago. The Model TT was made by Henry Ford at the request of his customers who wanted a utility vehicle that could haul heavier loads for work.]]>
<![CDATA[Jeff Bezos Is the World’s Richest Man]]> Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:19:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/450831304_10.jpg
Jeff Bezos is the richest man in the world, with a fortune of over $90 billion, CNBC reported.According to Forbes and Bloomberg, the Amazon CEO had a net worth of over $89 billion as of the close of markets...

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Braces For More Jobs, But Where Will Techies Live?]]> Wed, 26 Jul 2017 19:21:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-79425812.jpg
The good news: More tech jobs are coming to the Bay Area, as companies like Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon and LinkedIn promise to grow in the years ahead.The bad news: Traffic is already really bad here, and...

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<![CDATA[Facebook Cafeteria Workers Unionize, Seeking Higher Wages]]> Wed, 26 Jul 2017 18:54:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Unite_Line.jpg
Around 500 cafeteria workers at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park have elected to unionize in an effort to negotiate higher wages, health care benefits, and pensions.

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