Stories about Tech Industry

Tech Office Creep comes to Chinatown

Community leaders worry that neighborhood-serving businesses will be forced out by offices that violate local zoning laws By Tim Redmond APRIL 30, 2015 – The creep...

Airbnb initiative filed, setting the scene for high-stakes November battle

Measure that would mandate Airbnb list only registered hosts is ready to start gathering signatures -- and could be a defining issue in D3...

Out with the new: Disposable Film Fest skirts the video edge

Eighth annual mini-festival features low-cost films made on mobile devices, Thu/9 at Castro Theatre.  By Marke B.   SCREEN GRABS We're so used to walking around with lightweight...

Tax-break tech hiring a bust in the Tenderloin

By Tom Carter, Mark Hedin and Geoff Link SEPT 15, 2014 – When the Twitter tax break was signed, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s office...

Anti-eviction protesters evicted — from public property — at Tech Crunch conference

  By Tim Redmond SEPEMBER 11, 2014 – Here’s a telling moment in tech-crazy San Francisco: Last night Tech Crunch held the awards show at the end...

Google demo shows solidarity between tenants and labor

By Tim Redmond JUNE 25, 2014 – Another day, another anti-Google demo, this one in front of an app developers’ conference at Moscone Center, and...