Top News & Analysis San Francisco

  • One-on-one with SF Giants CEO

    Brian Sullivan speaks with the CEO of the SF Giants on the business of baseball.

  • Hearsay Social co-founder Steve Garrity.

    To top robo-advisors, Hearsay is collecting data from social media feeds so human advisors can offer relevant, personalized advice.

  • Jack Dorsey, co-founder and CEO of Square.

    The company's small credit card reader has made it easier for small businesses to accept payment. Now it's promoting a new lending program.

  • Jeff Lawson, co-founder and CEO of Twilio

    Twilio is pulling $100M in revenue, convincing developers to use its technology to add call, voice, text and picture messaging to any app.

  • Nirav Tolia, co-founder and CEO of Nextdoor

    Who are the people in your neighborhood? Facebook can't tell you, but Nextdoor is using social media to reconnect Americans locally.

  • Travis Kalanick, co-founder and CEO of Uber Technologies

    A ride-sharing service that helped launch the on-demand economy, Uber continues to expand beyond the roads of the US.

  • (Left to right) Brian Chesky, Nathan Blecharczyk and Joe Gebbia, co-founders of Airbnb

    This online marketplace, which allows people with extra space to rent rooms to visitors around the world, may be getting primed for an IPO.

  • DocuSign founder Tom Gonser (left) and Keith Krach, chairman and CEO

    Millions of people sign on the electronic dotted line using this technology, now available in 43 languages.

  • Chris Wanstrath, co-founder and CEO of GitHub

    Built around a piece of software named Git, meaning a "foolish person," this version-control system has over 9 million users.

  • Mike Cagney, co-founder and CEO of SoFi

    This nonbank alternative to student-loan funding has already funded over $2 billion in loans—and envisions an IPO next year.

  • Evan Sharp and Ben Silbermann, co-founders of Pinterest

    The company was recently valued by investors at $5 billion—and plans to further up its revenue through paid "pins" by advertisers.

  • Rand Paul

    Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul sparked applause from a tech-heavy audience when he criticized the NSA's data collection.

  • Salesforce

    As execs at Salesforce consider whether or not to sell, one firm in particular is the most likely buyer, said a person familiar with their thinking.

  • Dispatches: Overhyped and underhyped in Silicon Valley

    At CNBC's 1 Market Street bureau in San Francisco, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and Silicon Valley insiders talk to CNBC about the tech trends they're following.

  • Silicon Valley

    From 3.93 in Q4, venture capitalists' confidence has slumped to 3.81, according to the Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index.

  • Miami skyline

    Entrepreneurs and investors want South Florida to be a technology hub, but they have their work cut out for them.

  • For tech, a move from the suburbs to the city

    Tech companies in California are moving from the suburbs to the city, and they're settling in San Francisco's historic Tenderloin district. Here's a look at what changes are taking place in the traditionally run-down neighborhood.

  • St. Anthony's Tenderloin Technology Lab

    With all the big tech money flowing through the City by the Bay these days, the Tenderloin might finally see a long-overdue transformation.

  • A Shyp package being prepared for shipment.

    Shyp is the latest start-up aiming to upend an existing, and hugely profitable, business, in this case the $300 billion shipping industry.

  • Starbucks' Cold Brew is coffee steeped using cool water, while traditional iced coffee is made by brewing hot coffee at double-strength and pouring over ice.

    Eye-popping rents and the demise of well-known haunts have some New Yorkers proposing new rent-renewal rights for small businesses.