This CNET special report examines the controversy gripping San Francisco as a massive influx of techies feeds an unprecedented economic boom -- and backlash.
The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.
The new era of dot-com fortunes spurs plenty of angst aimed at San Francisco's most privileged, but it hasn't stopped tech workers from moving in.Articleby Donna Tam
As clashes mar tech's epicenter, entrepreneurs find that fleeing San Francisco for up-and-coming startup hubs can offer unique advantages.Articleby Ben Fox Rubin
A major migration is under way, with technology companies large and small setting up shop in San Francisco and bypassing the historic heart of the tech industry.Articleby Richard Nieva
Add in the benefits, the perks, and the transportation tech workers get for free, and the value of their salaries jumps up to 20 percent.Articleby Ian Sherr
As tech reshapes San Francisco, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff argues for a broader civic dialogue and says philanthropy offers a way to unite a city riven by increasing social discord.Articleby Charles Cooper
As the H-1B debate continues, the tech industry faces an odd contradiction: a skills shortage along with an applicant surplus.Articleby Nick Statt
The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.Articleby Charles Cooper
Under the guise of "sharing," companies like Airbnb and Uber are cashing in. While they're providing services beloved by many, their impact is also causing reverberations on the groundArticleby Dara Kerr
Most cities would die for the problems San Francisco is having. But with so many techies flooding the city, the cost of renting or buying a place to live is soaring.Articleby Shara Tibken
The CNET News team captures a close-up look at the tech industry throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. From Pinterest's lunch bell and YouTube's slides to Google's buses and Facebook's music room, this is our world.Galleryby James Martin
Many of the biggest names in technology have recently unveiled plans for fantastic, futuristic headquarters.Galleryby James Martin