Top News & Analysis San Francisco

  • EBay CEO John Donahoe began emailing millions of users of the company's online marketplace in an unprecedented effort to change looming sales tax legislation.

  • Venture firms Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers are teaming up to provide funding for startups working with Google Glass.

  • Taxi! Taxi! Taxiiiiiii! That's a common refrain of city living, but soon it may go the way of the phone booth amid the emergence of smartphone apps for hailing a taxi.

  • San Bernardino suburb

    Stockton and San Bernardino, the two California cities that have filed for bankruptcy protection, are both considered test cases in the epic battle over whether municipal bondholders or pensioners will absorb most of the pain when a government goes broke.

  • Dell warned on Friday that it would be dangerous to take on a lot of debt and remain a public company given its worsening profit outlook, in a sign that it views proposals from Blackstone Group and billionaire investor Carl Icahn as fraught with risk.

  • Pricey Penthouse In Monaco

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the most expensive penthouse. The penthouse in the Odeon Tower in Monaco could sell between $250-$300 million.

  • San Fran's Flash Sales

    Taking a close look at the San Francisco housing market, with Ken Rosen, Rosen Consulting Group chairman. The "Street Signs" crew reacts.

  • Eschewing the Sun Belt, retirees are finding ways to cope with the high prices and high taxes that come with enjoying a big-city lifestyle.

  • Yahoo billboard in San Francisco, CA

    Yahoo is in talks to acquire a controlling stake in Dailymotion, one of the world's most popular online video websites.

  • Foreclosure Flare-Ups

    Are foreclosures the biggest barrier to the housing market's recovery? Daren Blomquist, Realty Trac VP and CNBC's Diana Olick, discuss.

  • Not-So-Iron-Clad Prenups

    Elizabeth Petrakis, Divorce Prep Experts CEO, offers insight on the news that a New York judge tossed out a prenup between her and her soon-to-be ex-husband Peter.

  • Power House: The Best of the Bay

    Checking on the real estate market in San Francisco, with the top producer and partner of McGuire Real Estate Jeff Salgado.

  • The U.S. Federal Reserve is considering jettisoning a plan to eventually sell off the massive haul of bonds it is now buying, a politically defensive strategy that would have the added benefit of supporting the economy for years to come.

  • Will Motorola Help or Hinder Google's Hunt for Mobile Money?

    Google's Motorola Mobility unit is to shed another 1,200 jobs as the smartphone maker tries to return to profitability, Google said on Friday.

  • Apple has held talks with Beats Electronics on a potential partnership involving Beats' planned music-streaming service, three people familiar with the situation told Reuters.

  • Yahoo said its app for Blackberry smartphones would no longer be available for download, or supported by Yahoo, as of April 1.

  • China Vanke, the country's biggest real estate developer, said it's looking to extend its foreign investment drive beyond the high-end U.S. market, as Beijing weighs new measures to cool mainland property prices.

  • A customer looks over a Ford Fusion parked on the lot at a dealership in Colma, Calif.

    Median-income families in only one major U.S. city actually can afford to buy a new car, a new study finds.

  • The latest research busts some everyday beliefs about handling our money that even the smartest of savers may believe.

  • New mortgage rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will make borrowing tougher for the self-employed and home buyers seeking larger loans.