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  1. Flywheel gets $12 million, new CEO to take taxi smartphone app nationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Business Journal

    Serial entrepreneur Rakesh Mathur, who founded and sold Junglee to Amazon in 1998 for $240 million, is the new CEO for Flywheel, the taxi dispatching smartphone app. Flywheel, the maker of a smartphone application for ordering, tracking and paying for vetted taxis, has raised another $12 million and hired Rakesh Mathur , a Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur with major exits under his belt to lead a national expansion as it fights "ridesharing" upstarts like Uber Technologies, Lyft and Sidecar for the hearts and wallets of urban travelers.

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  2. Flywheel gets $12 million, new CEO to take taxi smartphone app nationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Business Journal

    Serial entrepreneur Rakesh Mathur, who founded and sold Junglee to Amazon in 1998 for $240 million, is the new CEO for Flywheel, the taxi dispatching smartphone app. Flywheel, the maker of a smartphone application for ordering, tracking and paying for vetted taxis, has raised another $12 million and hired Rakesh Mathur , a Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur with major exits under his belt to lead a national expansion as it fights "ridesharing" upstarts like Uber Technologies, Lyft and Sidecar for the hearts and wallets of urban travelers.

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  3. $325M Xtime sale to Cox looks like a score for Jurvetson, others on Sand Hill RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Business Journal

    Redwood City-based auto dealer service network provider Xtime was sold for $325 million this week after raising about $32.1 million in venture funds since it launched in 1999. Shown here is CEO Neal East.

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  4. Silicon Valley claims 4 of 5 priciest U.S. housing marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Business Journal

    The Silicon Valley cities of Los Altos, Saratoga, Redwood City and Los Gatos all rank among the top five most expensive U.S. housing markets, according to a new report. Coldwell Banker Real Estate studied 51,000 four-bedroom, two-bathroom homes in 2,000 cities across the country, which pinpointed a total of seven Bay Area cities among the 10 priciest markets nationwide.

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  5. Jaguar Animal Health decides time isn't right for IPORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | Business Journal

    Jaguar Animal Health, which at one time hoped to raise up to $70 million in an IPO, postponed its plans on Wednesday. Jaguar Animal Health, a startup working on a treatment for gastrointestinal problems in animals, put off its planned IPO on Wednesday.

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  6. Will Amazon start using taxi cabs to deliver packages in California?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Business Journal

    First it was drones. Now taxis. Amazon is getting creative in its quest to get you that package you ordered as quickly as possible.

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  7. Two more buildings sell at Pacific Shores, but not to GoogleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | Business Journal

    Three owners control the 10 buildings at Pacific Shores. Google owns six, Informatica owns two and DivcoWest now owns two.

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  8. PubMatic inks deals with 11 publishers, expands NY officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Business Journal

    Rajeev Goel, co-founder and chief executive officer of PubMatic Inc., which renders online ad monetization and management technology services. PubMatic, a programmatic advertising platform for publishers, has added 11 new publishers, including the titles of Bonnier Corp., publisher of Popular Science, Outdoor Life and Saveur.

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  9. Q3 VC update: Who did the most deals, got the most money in Silicon ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Business Journal

    Palantir Technologies CEO Alex Karp raised the biggest funding round among Bay Area comanies in the third quarter, according to a report from CB Insights. New Enterprise Associates was the busiest venture firm in Silicon Valley and the country in the third quarter, according to a report from database research firm CB Insights on Tuesday.

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  10. Sutter Memorial gets short seismic safety reprieveRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Business Journal

    A bill signed by the governor allows Sutter Memorial Hospital to operate until Sept. 1, 2015 without meeting state earthquake safety rules.

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  11. Cignifi gets Series B funding from Omidyar Network, American ExpressRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Business Journal

    Cambridge-based Cignifi Inc. , a startup that's developed a way for financial institutions to assess credit risk in emerging countries based on mobile phone usage, recently raised an undisclosed amount of Series B funding. The latest round of funding was led by Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm based in Redwood City, Calif.

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  12. High-powered Silicon Valley VC lawyer pays $3.8 million for Broadview mansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Business Journal

    Noted Silicon Valley lawyer Robert V. Gunderson paid $3.8 million for this Seattle house in the Highlands. The sale closed in September 2014, according to public records.

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  13. With Box headed north, what's next for Los Altos?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Business Journal

    Box Inc.'s big lease this week in Redwood City is fantastic news for the Peninsula city, which has been aiming to boost its downtown with new tech tenants. Box is believed to be the largest private employer in the upscale city of roughly 30,000.

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  14. Box wraps up deal for Crossing/900 in Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Business Journal

    Packed too tightly in its Los Altos headquarters, growing cloud-storage and collaboration company Box Inc. has struck a deal for a big new headquarters in downtown Redwood City - giving the city's emerging central business district its biggest tech anchor yet. Box just signed a long-term lease for the entire 334,000 square feet at Crossing/900, an office project that's under construction at 900 Middlefield Road.

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  15. A tech reporter with her head in the clouds: My flight with OracleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Business Journal

    Oracle pilot Sean D. Tucker and PSBJ Tech reporter Rachel Lerman flying above the Seattle waterfront. The Extra 300 aerobatic plane has a 300 horse power engine and was in Seattle for flights for Oracle customers.

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  16. HP may sell photo-sharing platform Snapfish, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | Business Journal

    Hewlett-Packard Co. is holding talks with private equity and industry buyers as it considers selling Snapfish , the Internet-based photo-sharing platform it acquired nine years ago, Reuters reported .

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  17. 1,000 seasonal workers needed for Shutterfly plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Business Journal

    A recruiter is hiring 1,000 seasonal workers for Shutterfly's new Shakopee plant to boost production through the holidays. Atlanta-based Corestaff Services is hiring for 12-hour overnight shifts Mondays through Thursdays and 12-hour day and night shifts Fridays through Sundays, said Anna Botthurath , who works in Corestaff's Shakopee office.

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  18. Colorado Tower nears lease-up three months ahead of deliveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | Business Journal

    Atlanta-based Cousins Properties Inc. is building the 371,348-square-foot Colorado Tower at 303 Colorado St. in downtown Austin. The property is 95 percent preleased with an array of law firms, tech companies, energy companies and real estate businesses.

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  19. With $1.5 billion AbbVie deal, Calico hunts for Bay Area R&D homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2014 | Business Journal

    The cagey, PR-savvy, Google-backed aging research startup struck a potential $1.5 billion, 10-year deal with drug developer AbbVie Inc. , the companies said Wednesday.

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  20. 177-room hotel in Redwood City catering to tech companies set to break groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | Business Journal

    A hotel developer is set to break ground by year's end on a five-story Marriott Courtyard hotel in Redwood City - the city's first hotel since the dot-come bust.

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