Top News & Analysis San Francisco

  • The next mega tech theme

    Oculus is holding a special press event as it is speculated to be one of the hottest tech trends right now, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton.

  • San Francisco bans these ads on public property

    San Francisco approved a regulation that bans ads for sugary sodas on public property. Scott Wiener, San Francisco board of supervisors, discusses why health warnings on sugary drink ads are crucial.

  • Luxe Valet app

    Valet services like Luxe and Zirx are offering everything from basic parking services to oil changes to win the right to park your car.

  • Wedding couple bride groom

    With wedding prices rising, location and timing can become even bigger factors on how much that fairy tale wedding will cost you.

  • High rise to reshape San Francisco's skyline

    CNBC's Josh Lipton provides an exclusive look at the building of the tallest residential tower west of Chicago.

  • Laborers raise a wall on a new home under construction at Taylor Morrison Home Corp.'s La Solara Community in Dublin, California.

    Despite talk of a hot real estate market, housing is affordable in much of the nation, the National Assoc. of Home Builders CEO says.

  • The Good Eggs distribution center in San Francisco

    The rising value of farmland and demand for organic food is wooing investors to this sector. Farmers are now becoming more business savvy.

  • Owners of heavy equipment can rent to other contractors through Yard Club.

    From Caterpillar to tech leader Andreessen Horowitz, a look inside the construction rental start-up that's attracting millions in investment. Bulldozer, anyone?

  • A pricey San Francisco housing market

    Ken Rosen, Chairman of the Rosen Consulting Group & The Fisher Center for Real Estate at UC Berkeley, discusses the bubble in the Bay area when it comes to housing markets.

  • Apple iPad

    9to5Mac senior editor, Mark Gurman, said Friday that Apple is trying to revive declining iPad sales with a new function.

  • Industrial uses for drones are increasingly common. Here, a drone photographs flooding near oil operations in Kersey, Colorado, May 11, 2015.

    Workmode matches companies wanting a drone with qualified pilots who own and operate them. Hence, the comparison to Uber.

  • Uber for drones

    A startup in San Francisco called Skycatch matches companies that need drone photography with certified drone pilots. Google Ventures is a major investor.

  • An Uber app on a mobile phone in Washington, D.C.

    France's highest court on Friday backed restrictions on unlicensed taxi services in a decision adding to U.S. start-up Uber's legal troubles.

  • A detail from the ancestry.com home page

    Ancestry.com is exploring a sale that could value it at between $2.5 billion and $3 billion, including debt.

  • French telecommunications group Altice said it agreed to buy Suddenlink Communications in a deal valuing the company at $9.1 billion.

  • college graduates

    To determine the best cities for recent college graduates, Rent.com considered everything from employment rates to good restaurants. Here's its list.

  • 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.