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How big can Google get? Its aggressive push for elbow room in the Bay Area

For the past six years, Google has been expanding bit by bit beyond its Mountain View headquarters. But this year, the tech titan's plan for a massive new push into San Jose coupled with big land buys in Sunnyvale show just how big Google's footprint may get.

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Tech firm offers new hires student loan assistance to make Bay Area more affordable

Sexy office perks like free food, gym classes and tropical retreats are so last year. These days, a growing number of companies are offering employees a more practical incentive – helping them pay off their student loans.

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Prom dresses breaking the bank? Bay Area teens have an app for that

Two years ago, Nishka Ayyar was struggling, like many of her friends, to find a dress to wear to her first homecoming dance.

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Google’s growing empire seen transforming biggest Bay Area city

Far more people sleep in San Jose than work there, a challenge for the California city’s tax coffers. Now officials are hoping a massive property sale to Google will change that.

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Amazon picks New York City, Washington D.C. area for new offices

Amazon.com Inc picked America's financial and political capitals for massive new offices on Nov 13, branching out from its home base in Seattle with plans to create more than 25,000 jobs in both New York City and an area just outside Washington, D.C.

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The cutthroat turf war behind the race to charge Bay Area scooters

Bobby Cruze looks like a stunt man as he zig-zags on an electric scooter, balancing eight others behind the handle bars. What passersby might think is a free talent show come to grace San Jose's streets is really just Cruze's evening job.

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Amazon hiring 800 workers in Bay Area

Get 'em while you can: jobs, that is, in the Amazon warehouses that the e-commerce giant is working energetically to automate.

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Bay Area workplaces are among nation’s best: US survey

Facebook, Google, Apple and Clorox were listed among the best places to work for 2017, according to a Glassdoor survey.

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Protesters block Apple, Google buses in San Francisco area

Protesters blocked buses said to be operated by Google Inc and Apple Inc in San Francisco and Oakland on Friday, the latest sign of a growing backlash against the booming tech industry's impact, especially on access to affordable housing in the region.

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Tencent’s Ma unveils WeChat travel plan for China, Hong Kong bay area

Tencent Holdings Ltd is working with the Chinese government to create an electronic pass system that smooths travel between Hong Kong, Macau and the southern province of Guangdong.