Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired San Francisco Sets a New Tech Trend: Tax the Companies

Hexbyte Tech News Wired San Francisco Sets a New Tech Trend: Tax the Companies

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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff was a major proponent, and big financial backer, of Proposition C.Aflo Co. Ltd./AlamySalesforce CEO Marc Benioff was a major proponent, and big financial backer, of Proposition C.Aflo Co. Ltd./AlamyThere is perhaps no greater example of Silicon Valley’s soft power than watching a debate around a grassroots proposal to fight homelessness transform…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired San Francisco Brings Back Banned E-Scooters—With Limits

Hexbyte Tech News Wired San Francisco Brings Back Banned E-Scooters—With Limits

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San Francisco officials have authorized Skip, along with Scoot, to operate shared e-scooters in the city. Each company can operate at least 625 scooters, and permits will be finalized by October 15.Skip ScootersSan Francisco officials have authorized Skip, along with Scoot, to operate shared e-scooters in the city. Each company can operate at least 625…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Zoox vs. San Francisco, Good News for Tesla, and More Car News This Week

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Zoox vs. San Francisco, Good News for Tesla, and More Car News This Week

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When tasks feel insurmountable, I have always retreated to a tried and true hack, the sort any self-help book worth the price of the Kindle it’s living in will dispense: Break the big, scary thing into smaller tasks. The nice news is that, sometimes, the little task ends up being more interesting, more enlightening, more…

How Tech Shaped San Francisco’s Unresolved Mayor’s Race

How Tech Shaped San Francisco’s Unresolved Mayor’s Race

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The last time there was a real contest for the mayor’s seat in San Francisco, residential rents were falling, the city had 15 million square feet of vacant office space, the empty headquarters of Pets.com was being converted into loft apartments, Apple debuted the iTunes store, the CIA’s venture capital arm invested in a 3D…