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Instacart offers some contractors part-time employment

The grocery delivery startup is making the change as fellow on-demand service Uber faces regulatory scrutiny for not classifying its drivers as employees.

By June 22, 2015

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LGBT rights are good for the tech industry, SF Pride Parade chief says

San Francisco is both the home of the tech industry and the epicenter of the gay rights movement. Now the city is throwing its biggest party of the year, just after the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage.

By June 27, 2015

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Tesla tops Toyota as largest auto employer in California

Electric car maker continues to expand operations in the state, marking the return of a US automaker, following the shuttering of plants by GM, Ford, and Chrysler.

By May 18, 2014

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Judge: Ellen Pao must pay Kleiner Perkins $276,000 in legal fees

A judge tentatively orders Pao to pay up, but the amount is only a quarter of what her former employer had requested.

By June 17, 2015

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Judge holds firm on Ellen Pao payment of $276,000 to Kleiner Perkins

That dollar figure to cover legal fees is a quarter of what Pao's former employer had requested. "I think I got the right ballpark," the judge says.

By June 18, 2015

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Staying safe on public Wi-Fi

Free public Wi-Fi is incredibly convenient, but security can be an issue. Here's how to minimize the risk, whether you use a laptop, smartphone, or tablet.

By June 3, 2015

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Uber driver is an employee not contractor, says California

California Labor Commission rules that a driver for the ride-hailing service is an employee and not an independent contractor. The decision could have ramifications for Uber's business model.

By June 17, 2015

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Kleiner Perkins: Ellen Pao wanted $2.7 million to cover her legal fees

The venture capital firm claims in court filing opposing Pao's request to drop legal fees that she asked the firm for millions in exchange for not appealing the case.

By June 5, 2015

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Ellen Pao intends to appeal lawsuit loss

Pao files notice of appeal loss in landmark sex discrimination case against storied VC firm Kleiner Perkins.

By June 1, 2015

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Supreme Court overturns Facebook threats conviction

In its first case addressing free speech on social media, the high court says a Pennsylvania man's violent postings about his ex-wife and others weren't enough to convict.

By June 1, 2015