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Top News & Analysis San Francisco

  • 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.

  • 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.