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  • Mystery solved: Google breaks silence on barge Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 4:32 PM ET
    The suspected Google barge docked in San Francisco Bay.

    Google is exploring using two large barges on the East and West coasts as interactive learning centers where people can explore about technology.

  • Twitter IPO could mint more millionaires Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 10:15 AM ET

    As Twitter prepares for its IPO, it’s a good guess that at least a few admin assistants are shopping for San Francisco lofts or sports cars.

  • Google tied to mysterious barge in SF bay Monday, 28 Oct 2013 | 4:56 PM ET

    There's a mystery surrounding a large structure being built on a barge in San Francisco Bay, with ties to Google.

  • In Silicon Valley, 'young boys club' still rules Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 12:23 PM ET

    While there are more high-profile women running top tech companies than a few years ago, women are still woefully underrepresented in the upper ranks.

  • John McAfee: Working on a new type of communication Friday, 20 Sep 2013 | 12:00 AM ET
    John Mcafee: Working on a new type of communication

    CNBC's Jane Wells asks John McAfee, founder of McAfee Software, about his new tech venture, whether he murdered his neighbor in Belize, if he is using drugs, and who he'd want to play him in the feature about his story.

  • Twitter may kickstart consumer-tech IPO train Saturday, 14 Sep 2013 | 7:15 AM ET

    A clutch of hot Silicon Valley names that have steered clear of the markets may now gravitate back if Twitter helps revive investor interest in consumer apps and dotcoms.

  • New homes could cost you more as lot prices climb Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 4:25 PM ET
    A worker builds a new home at a housing development in Phoenix, Arizona.

    Finished lot prices are up an average of 40% nationwide, and in the hottest markets they've nearly doubled. USA Today reports.

  • San Francisco power, water threatened by wildfire Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 9:45 AM ET
    A firefighter from Cosumnes Fire Department monitors a back fire while battling the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California.

    A wildfire that has already charred 15,000 acres of land in California now threatens the water and power supplies for San Francisco.

  • Gird your Tenderloin! Someone dissed San Francisco Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 2:31 PM ET
    A homeless man holding a sign asking for a donation from bystander in San Francisco, California.

    Last week former New Yorker Peter Shih wrote a rant called "10 Things I Hate About You: The San Francisco Edition" on a site called Medium. And now the Shih is hitting the fan.

  • Yahoo makes Webb permanent chairman Friday, 16 Aug 2013 | 8:31 PM ET

    Yahoo named former eBay executive Maynard Webb as its permanent chairman. The move comes as CEO Marissa Mayer's turnaround effort hits the one-year mark.

  • Power House: San Francisco real estate Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 1:47 PM ET
    Power House: San Francisco real estate

    Checking on the real estate market in San Francisco, with McGuire Real Estate partner Jeff Salgado. This week's power house is listed for $1.295 million.

  • Who's living large in Michigan? The governor. Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 1:57 PM ET

    Twenty-two U.S. governors make over $140,500 a year, and they've been investing in some impressive digs. Click ahead to take a peek at the homes of some top-paid governors.

  • Authorities Meeting With Asiana Pilots Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 1:10 PM ET
    Authorities Interviewing Asiana Pilots

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the pilot at the controls of Asiana Flight 214 as it crashed had logged 43 hours with the Boeing 777. Ben Mutzabaugh, USA Today airline editor, discusses the investigation into the incident.

  • Who's Flying Your Plane? Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 4:50 PM ET
    Who's Flying Your Plane?

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau breaks down the timeline of Asiana Airlines Flight 214's crash. What options do passengers have to find out how qualified the pilot of their plane is? With Michael Pangia, Anderson and Pangia, and Denny Kelly, Kelly James and Associates.

  • NTSB Holds News Conference on Asiana Crash Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 2:33 PM ET
    NTSB Holds News Conference on Asiana Crash

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on NTSB's news conference on the crash investigation into Asiana Airlines Flight 214. NTSB Chairman Deborah Hersman, speaks at a press conference.

  • How to Survive a Plane Crash Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 1:40 PM ET
    An NTSB investigator examines scattered debris on the scene of the Asiana Airlines crash on July 7, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The Boeing 777 passenger aircraft from Asiana Airlines coming from Seoul, South Korea crashed landed on the runway at San Francisco International Airport. Two people died and dozens were injured in the crash.

    NBC's Tom Costello offers guidelines for surviving a plane crash in light of the recent Asiana Airlines flight 214 crash in San Fransisco.

  • Inside the Crash of Asiana Flight 214 Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 1:09 PM ET
    Inside the Crash of Asiana Flight 214

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports from San Francisco, where Asiana Flight 214 crashed this weekend. A look at pictures from inside the cabin. With CNBC contributors James Brauchle and Gordon Bethune.

  • Flight Delays Mount After Asiana Crash at SFO Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 11:24 AM ET
    Passengers line up to check in at San Francisco International on July 6, after the crash of Asiana Flight 214.

    Travelers likely will be experiencing a few more days of delays as airlines cope with inclement weather and the ripple effect of the Asiana Airlines crash. NBC News reports.

  • Asiana Crash: the Early Findings Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on Asiana's "tragic" crash in San Francisco, the investigations's first conclusions and how it could impact Boeing.

  • How to Replicate Silicon Valley Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 3:45 AM ET
    How to Replicate Silicon Valley

    Deborah Perry Piscion, author of The Secrets of Silicon Valley, tells CNBC that Silicon Valley is an anomaly but can be a good model for how create an entrepreneurial culture.