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Home Sold In Sunnyvale
(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
April 24, 2018 - 8:44 am
U.S. home prices jumped in February as buyers compete fiercely over a dwindling number of properties for sale.
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This Jan. 24, 2018, file photo shows a person walking near the entrance to a Toys R Us store, in Wayne, N.J. Canada’s Fairfax Financial Holding has placed a bid of $300 million to buy Toys R Us’s Canadian operations in bankruptcy. According to court paper
Toys R Us (Photo credit: AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
April 20, 2018 - 3:11 pm
Canada's Fairfax Financial Holding has placed a bid of $300 million to buy Toys R Us's Canadian operations in bankruptcy.
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Specialists Robert Tuccillo, left, and Matthew Greiner work at their post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, April 6, 2018. Another increase in trade tensions has stocks reversing course and falling again Friday morning as the U.S. consi
(Photo credit: AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 06, 2018 - 12:37 pm
Stocks are ending the week the way they began it: tumbling as investors worry that tariffs and harsh words between the U.S. and China will touch off a trade war that derails the global economy. That came with the U.S. considering duties on an additional $100 billion in goods imported from China.
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Photo credit: AP Photo/David Goldman, File
(Photo credit: AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
April 06, 2018 - 12:28 pm
U.S. consumers increased their debt by just 3.3 percent in February, the weakest monthly change in nearly seven years despite an otherwise healthy economy.
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Attorney General Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-Calif.)
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Megan Goldsby
April 03, 2018 - 10:41 am
California's attorney general is making a push to combat the state's underground economy. As KCBS Radio's Megan Goldsby reports, his legislation would permanently establish a task force to weed out wage-theft, the sale of unregulated items, and tax fraud.
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Driverless Car
Driverless Car (Photo credit: PA Images/Sipa USA)
Megan Goldsby
April 03, 2018 - 10:21 am
Monday is the first day that the DMV would have allowed self-driving cars to be tested without a human behind the wheel in California, but as KCBS Radio's Megan Goldsby reports, none of the companies are ready to do so.
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Santana Row in San Jose
Santana Row in San Jose (Photo credit: Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group/TNS)
Matt Bigler
March 27, 2018 - 4:23 pm
A proposed mega-project in North San Jose is being described as the next "Santana Row." As KCBS Radio's Matt Bigler reports residents are excited but also concerned about the loss of one of the last fruit orchards in Silicon Valley...
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Apple iPad
Apple iPad (Photo credit: Xinhua/Sipa USA)
Larry Magid
March 27, 2018 - 4:12 pm
Apple held an event on Tuesday to release an all-new iPad that is marketed towards the education market. KCBS Radio's Technology Analyst Larry Magid explains the features of the device and its affordability.
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Rihanna
Rihanna (Photo credit: PA Images/SIPA USA)
March 27, 2018 - 2:41 pm
The lava comes in two different shades: "Brown Sugar" and "Who Needs Clothes."
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Facebook Mobile App
Facebook Mobile App (Photo credit: PA Images/Sipa USA)
March 23, 2018 - 1:48 pm
Facebook has been hit with four lawsuits in federal court in San Francisco and San Jose thus far this week in the wake of revelations that a political data firm obtained information about 50 million users.
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