San Francisco

  • Technology will change where we live Crunch Network

    Technology will change where we live

    Governor Jerry Brown has recently proposed legislation that would streamline the path for large scale development across California. It could have a huge impact on growing housing supply in San Francisco specifically, which suffers from NIMBYism and a lengthy, local review process for building developers. Read More

  • Silicon Valley comes out in full force behind SF Pride

    Silicon Valley comes out in full force behind SF Pride

    This weekend was the annual San Francisco Pride Parade. The event drew over a million spectators and participation from many of the tech world’s most recognizable companies. Over 30 tech companies marched in this year’s parade. Whether you were there in person or in spirit, SF Pride withdrawal has already started. We here at TechCrunch decided to do a recap of some of the… Read More

  • Resolving homelessness in the digital era  Crunch Network

    Resolving homelessness in the digital era 

    The explosion of tech companies setting up headquarters in major cities has encroached on the homeless population. Like San Francisco, the tech industry is growing rapidly in Seattle, and we too have the same dilemma. But unlike San Francisco, we have the opportunity to get ahead of this issue and truly make a difference. Read More

  • An excerpt from Eliot Peper’s cyberpunk novel Cumulus

    An excerpt from Eliot Peper’s cyberpunk novel Cumulus

    Eliot Peper has been lauded as the heir to William Gibson’s throne. He is a writer and entrepreneur based in San Francisco and is latest book, Cumulus, has become an online hit. The energy of his writing and the strength of his characters is palpable throughout the story — a world in which surveillance is constant and inescapable is fast coming true. What follows is an excerpt… Read More

  • How I moved my startup from San Francisco to San Diego Crunch Network

    How I moved my startup from San Francisco to San Diego

    Companies have long come to the Bay Area to plant their seeds, and for good reason. The stretch of land from San Jose to San Francisco encompasses some of the most revolutionary technology in the world, and the best of the best call it home. But that’s beginning to change. Read More

  • Maison de Mode takes its online ethical luxury fashion brand to an offline pop-up in San Francisco

    Maison de Mode takes its online ethical luxury fashion brand to an offline pop-up in San Francisco

    San Francisco’s fashion staple seems to be ripped jeans and a hoodie. But just between the edgy All Saints and Paris designer St. Laurent on San Francisco’s Maiden Lane is a rare, high-end fashion pop-up called Maison de Mode. The shop boasts ethical fashion for the luxury buyer with hard to find artisanal items from globally sourced brands you’d normally only find at its… Read More

  • The 3 factors behind Uber and Lyft’s regulatory win in California Crunch Network

    The 3 factors behind Uber and Lyft’s regulatory win in California

    It’s a common gripe: Outdated regulations obstruct innovation; government regulators move too slowly or, worse, try to block technological progress. But when conditions are right, regulations can sometimes change quickly, often in a way that promotes innovation. That’s what happened in the case of ridesharing in California. Read More

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