By Catherine Ho Published 4:12 pm PDT, Friday, June 7, 2019 A man smokes an e-cigarette outside of The Town Smoke Shop in the Mission. A bill that would ban all e-cigarette sales in the city now goes before the Board of Supervisors. A man smokes an e-cigarette outside of The Town Smoke Shop in the Mission. A bill that would ban all e-cigarette sales in the city now goes before the Board of Supervisors. Photo: Jessica Christian / The Chronicle Buy photo Photo: Jessica Christian / The Chronicle Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 A man smokes an e-cigarette outside of The Town Smoke Shop in the Mission. A bill that would ban all e-cigarette sales in the city now goes before the Board of Supervisors. A man smokes an e-cigarette outside of The Town Smoke Shop in the Mission. … [Read more...] about San Francisco officials advance bill to ban e-cigarettes
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Share Tweet Email Business Share: Share Tweet Email Photo: Kong/Glassdoor Share: Share Tweet Email Hoodline By San Francisco's software industry is on a roll with investors, with 69 local companies raising money. New funding rounds were recently announced by software ventures Kong, Entangled Group and Proxy, according to company database Crunchbase. Kong topped the city's recent funding headlines by announcing a $43 million Series C round on March 28, led by Index Ventures. According to its Crunchbase profile, "Kong is a provider of application programming interface management for companies. Kong powers API- and microservices-driven organizations with the world's most popular open-source API gateway and industry-leading enterprise solutions, including the software product called Kong." The nine-year-old company has raised four previous funding rounds, including a $18 million Series B round in 2017. … [Read more...] about Kong tops San Francisco’s recent software industry investments
Share Tweet Email Business Share: Share Tweet Email EMBED <> More Videos <iframe width="476" height="267" src="https://abc7news.com/video/embed/?pid=5232999" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> Patagonia says it will only create logo vests and jackets for certain companies. Share: Share Tweet Email KGO By SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Many Bay Area tech workers have something in common -- those iconic logo Patagonia vests or jackets with embroidered company logos. Whether fleece, puffy jacket or vest, it's become an unofficial uniform. But now Patagonia has announced it is parting ways with any company that doesn't prioritize the planet. "It was a gift to all employees, I love mine I wear it everyday," said one unidentified tech employee. Patagonia told ABC7 News in a statement, "We recently shifted the focus of this program to increase the number of 'certified B corporations, 1% for the … [Read more...] about Patagonia refuses to customize clothes for certain tech companies
By Patrick May | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: February 20, 2019 at 10:29 am | UPDATED: February 20, 2019 at 10:31 am Fortune magazine recently released its yearly survey on the 100 Best Companies to Work For. And once again, the Bay Area’s teeming corporate community scored well — 15 firms made the list, with San Francisco-based Salesforce for hitting No. 2. The ranking, of course, could be seen as a bit superfluous. If you’re lucky enough to work at one of these places that are so great to work for, then you already know you’re way up there on the list. And if you work some place NOT on the list, perhaps at a downright UN-fun to work, then the last thing you want to hear is a bunch of spoiled employees at the top 100 crowing about their generous parental-leave policies, their commuter benefits and gym memberships, or their open-seating workspaces, gourmet snacks and catered lunches. But let’s oblige a few of this … [Read more...] about Which Bay Area companies score top spots on the best-places-to-work list?
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Technology Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Technology | Chinese and Iranian Hackers Renew Their Attacks on U.S. Companies Supported by ByNicole Perlroth Feb. 18, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO — Businesses and government agencies in the United States have been targeted in aggressive attacks by Iranian and Chinese hackers who security experts believe have been energized by President Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal last year and his trade conflicts with China. Recent Iranian attacks on American banks, businesses and government agencies have been more extensive than previously reported. Dozens of corporations and multiple United States agencies have been hit, according to seven people briefed on the episodes who were not authorized to discuss them publicly. The attacks, attributed to Iran by analysts at the National Security Agency and the … [Read more...] about Chinese and Iranian Hackers Renew Their Attacks on U.S. Companies