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Pokemon GO creator scores $4 billion valuation in its latest funding round

Pokemon GO creator Niantic raised a $245 million Series C funding round, the third company this week to announce a mega-funding round in excess of $200 million. Palo Alto-based Rubrik on Tuesday ann…
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WeWork CEO owns some buildings WeWork leases, raising conflict of interest concerns

WeWork CEO Adam Neumann is reportedly making money on properties he owns and leases back to the co-working giant. The Wall Street Journal cited unnamed sources on Wednesday who said that Neumann, an…
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Exclusive: Fintech picks Apple veteran to fuel growth

Bill.com's new executive has extensive fintech experience. She landed a summer internship in 2000 at a promising startup: PayPal.
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Yelp’s shareholder activist threatens proxy fight

Yelp is facing increasing heat from an activist shareholder, which issued a public letter Wednesday outlining steps the reviews site should take, or it may face a potential proxy fight. In its “Deta…
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Palo Alto approves first affordable housing development in over seven years

Palo Alto city leaders have often decried the housing crisis in recent years, but the city has done little to build affordable and market-rate housing. The city's voters killed a senior affordable ho…
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Here are the 10 hottest Bay Area startups from the fourth quarter

From veterans of Apple's secretive auto tech unit to a former Zynga Inc. executive — here's a look inside the Bay Area companies whose valuations shot up the most in the last quarter of 2018.…
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Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan addresses ongoing asset cap, efforts to transform

Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan shared updates on the cap — part of a consent order with the Federal Reserve System — on an investor call Tuesday morning following the release of the bank's fourth-quarter …
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Airbnb's bet on hotels is paying off

The company was founded to differentiate itself from the traditional hospitality industry. Yet over the past year, adding hotels to its site has helped fuel Airbnb's rampant growth.
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Salesforce in talks to acquire U.S.-Israeli software company for $1.5 billion

Salesforce.com is negotiating to buy U.S.-Israeli software company ClickSoftware Technologies for about $1.5 billion, Israeli news site Calcalist reports. ClickSoftware, which provides automated mo…
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First look: Developer unveils historic office rehab in Oakland's Uptown

A historic Oakland theater is starting a new act as a trendy, seven-story office building in Uptown, one of the city’s most in-demand neighborhoods. Embarcadero Capital Partners plucked the Dufwin T…
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Local food brands dish on survival strategies and why they aren’t leaving the Bay Area (Video)

With costs — and competition — at all-time highs, Bay Area food brands grapple with how to avoid being driven out of the region.
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Exclusive: Airbnb to open first South Bay office in downtown San Jose

Airbnb will open its first South Bay office location in downtown San Jose as part of an effort to “grow its workforce and presence across the Bay Area.”
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S.F. Department of Children, Youth and Families Announces Treasure Island Neighborhood Pop-Up Summer Resource Fair

San Francisco Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF), the Treasure Island Development Authority and One Treasure Island will host a DCYF Treasure Island Neighborhood Pop-Up Summer Resource…
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How Square lease could accelerate big tech's presence in Oakland

Interest in Oakland has been warming for years, but the 355,000-square-foot deal puts a stamp of legitimacy on the office market’s ability to compete with San Francisco.
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Rubrik lands $261 million in fresh funding to accelerate its product pipeline

Rubrik scored a massive $261 million funding round as the Palo Alto-based cloud data management company prepares to launch new products this year while eying an IPO, the company said Tuesday. The fa…
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