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Trail Titans Is Google Street View for Mountain Climbers

If you've ever dreamed of tackling Half Dome but worry about not seeing the trail beforehand (who wants to hang off of a rock with no idea where to find a foothold?), a new Bayview-based startup might be the answer to your climbing wanderlust.

Inside the Mind of Robert Brunner (Designer of Lyft's Tiny New 'Stache)

Named one of Fast Company’s “Most Creative People in Business” this year, Robert Brunner is the founder of Ammunition, the much-lauded San Francisco design studio.

6 Execs Say Surfing Ocean Beach Makes Them Better at Business

With their sun-kissed torsos, beach-tossed locks, and laidback outlook on life, surfers have provided decades of stereotypes and cliches in media and advertising. But there is something different about today's surfers in San Francisco. Meet the local startup execs who are grabbing boards and getting down to business.

Mark Zuckerberg Donates $5 Million to Help California's Dreamers

Boy wonder and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has decided to give back to California's large community of undocumented students seeking a college education. 

Uber Drivers Are Employees, Not Contractors, According to New Ruling

According to a ruling by the California Labor Commission, Uber drivers are employees, not contract workers. The distinction could have serious consequences for San Francisco's booming share economy. 

Bespoke Coworking Space + Local Pop-Up Opens in Westfield Centre

How can San Francisco fashion compete with that of New York, Milan, Paris, and London? By leveraging what the city does best: technology. At Westfield San Francisco Centre, the new Bespoke coworking space is designed to seamlessly integrate fashion with tech. 

Holy Crap, This 3D Printing Robot Is Insane

Robots have at last made their way into mainstream American life. Or into Bay Area life, anyway, where drones hover above Dolores Park and deliver OTC drugs to your house. Whatever. But this robot...this robot...is something else. This robot can 3D print an honest-to-goodness bridge.

Google Smart Jeans Could Bring All New Meaning to 'Butt Dialing'

Never mind the flop that was Google Glass. Google's technology has already taken over the world, and now driverless cars are on the way. So what's next? Smart jeans, of course.

For Foreign-Born Entrepreneurs, Silicon Valley Is the American Dream

In the maze of offices at Rackspace on Folsom Street, Shahin Shadfar points to a small row of disheveled chairs and overturned computer mice lined up against a grey wall of cubicle space: This is where his team sits.

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