• This $30 million San Francisco mansion, once owned by Vanessa Getty, is one of the city's most expensive homes - take a look inside

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    A home in San Francisco's ritzy Pacific Heights neighborhood has been privately listed off the market for $30 million, according to SF Curbed .
    That's more than twice what it sold for just three years ago.
    The home at 2900 Vallejo St. once belonged to Vanessa Getty and husband William Getty, the grandson of oil tycoon Jean Paul Getty, who shelled out $11.5 million in 2002 for the space and sold it within a decade of making the purchase. In 2015 the mansion sold for $12.5 million, $3.5 million below asking price according to Redfin .
    The mansion has since undergone substantial renovation...
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  • This startup says it will beat Tesla to putting unmanned semi-trucks on the road: 'I don't think Tesla's in the race'

    This startup says it will beat Tesla to putting unmanned semi-trucks on the road: 'I don't think Tesla's in the race'

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Starsky Robotics, a San Francisco startup that makes self-driving semi-trailer trucks, wants to put driverless big-rigs on the road in 2018.
    That would put the startup well ahead of Tesla's timeline. The electric-car juggernaut predicts its hauler, the Semi, will go into production in 2019.
    Starsky Robotics' CEO says: "I don't think Tesla's in the race."
    You've probably never heard of Starsky Robotics , the San Francisco startup that wants to put driverless semi-trailer trucks on the road later this year.
    The company faces significant competition from transportation juggernauts such as...
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  • San Francisco's contested mayoral race is coming to an end - and it looks like the tech-backed candidate is the new mayor

    San Francisco's contested mayoral race is coming to an end - and it looks like the tech-backed candidate is the new mayor

    4 days ago - By Chron

    Jeff Chiu/AP
    San Francisco is expected to name its new mayor on Wednesday.
    The mayoral election took place last week, but the results were too close to call.
    The San Francisco Chronicle is reporting that former state Senator Mark Leno, who briefly enjoyed an early lead, has conceded the race.
    Supervisor London Breed, known for being backed by high-profile tech execs, will likely be named mayor of San Francisco.
    Supervisor London Breed will likely be named mayor of San Francisco later on Wednesday.
    The San Francisco Chronicle is reporting that former state Senator Mark Leno conceded the...
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  • San Francisco's contested mayoral race is coming to an end - and it looks like the tech-backed candidate is the new mayor

    San Francisco's contested mayoral race is coming to an end - and it looks like the tech-backed candidate is the new mayor

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    San Francisco is expected to name its new mayor on Wednesday.
    The mayoral election took place last week, but the results were too close to call.
    The San Francisco Chronicle is reporting that former state Senator Mark Leno, who briefly enjoyed an early lead, will concede the race at a news conference.
    Supervisor London Breed , known for being backed by high-profile tech execs , will likely be named mayor of San Francisco.
    Supervisor London Breed will likely be named mayor of San Francisco later on Wednesday.
    The San Francisco Chronicle is reporting that former state Senator Mark Leno is...
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