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San Jose Business Journal

A's agree to 10-year Oakland lease extension but keep San Jose option on table

Oakland A's co-owner Lew Wolff Tuesday agreed to a 10-year lease extension at O.co Coliseum, but that may not terminate San Jose's quest to lure the team south. "We will continue to look at the two Bay Area options if both are available," Wolff said in a brief email exchange, shortly after announcing the Athletics and the city of Oakland had reached a deal. The announcement of the lease extension, ...
Full article at: San Jose Business Journal 2 hours ago, 4:50pm CDT
 

EU antitrust arm to deepen Google probes, revisit search-engine practices deal

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Antitrust regulators with the European Union will likely intensify at least two investigations into Google Inc., including the proposed settlement over allegations that it favored its own business in search results. The steps will mark the fourth time the EU has reopened the settlement, the Wall Street Journal reported. Regulators are expected to adjust certain terms within the settlement that was announced in ...
Full article at: San Jose Business Journal 2 hours ago, 4:43pm CDT
 

Google wants to shrink power inverters in million-dollar challenge

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Google Inc. is funding a $1 million competition called the Little Box Challenge to improve power inverters for devices used in green-tech equipment like electric cars and solar panels. The contest is a collaboration between Mountain View-based Google and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers to encourage innovators to trim down the inverters to a tenth of their current size so that they're the size of a laptop, CNET rep ...
Full article at: San Jose Business Journal 2 hours ago, 4:38pm CDT
 

49ers' rooftop garden, solar energy propel Levi's Stadium to LEED gold status

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Pedestrian bridges decked out in solar panels and a living roof ready for private parties and photo ops might not scream professional football. But those green design elements and others at the San Francisco 49ers' new $1.3 billion Levi's Stadium on Tuesday helped land the team its long-sought LEED Gold certification at the Santa Clara venue, which officially opened with a ribbon cutting last week. The Niners ear ...
Full article at: San Jose Business Journal 3 hours ago, 4:23pm CDT
 

Apple iPhone unit sales and revenue miss some estimates, stock barely moves

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Apple Inc. sold 35.2 million iPhones in the fiscal third quarter, short of the consensus estimate of 35.9 million, the company said in its earnings report. The iPhone sales represent a 12.7 percent bump up from last year's 31 million. Strong iPhone sales helped bring in $37.4 billion in revenue, falling on the high side of analysts' expectations of $36 to $38 billion. The company posted net income of $7.75 billion, growing 12.3 percent from the ...
Full article at: San Jose Business Journal 3 hours ago, 4:02pm CDT
 

LinkedIn to pay $175M to buy B2B marketing startup Bizo

LinkedIn said Tuesday it will pay $175 million to acquire Bizo, a startup whose marketing platform helps businesses identify, reach and engage with their target audiences online. Mountain View-based LinkedIn said the acquisition of San Francisco-based Bizo is 10 percent stock and 90 percent cash. Bizo was founded in 2008 by Russell Glass, Bryan Burdick, Donnie Flood, Mark Dye, Lee Byrne and Yonatan Stern. It raised $28.5 million in debt and equity funding from City Natio ...
Full article at: San Jose Business Journal 3 hours ago, 3:37pm CDT
 

At almost $500,000 per apartment, a North San Jose building sale reflects market heat

The sale of a new, high-end apartment project in North San Jose is setting the curve for Class A properties in that area during the current real estate up cycle, pricing out at about $498,000 per unit. Zurich Alternative Asset Management paid about $86.7 million for the 174 unit, amenity-laden community at 121 Tasman Drive, according to two sources with knowledge of the deal. The seller was a limited liability company affiliated with the insurance giant ...
Full article at: San Jose Business Journal 4 hours ago, 3:09pm CDT
 

Apple Campus 2 permits show $25M tunnel, $171M underground theater

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Eight months after Apple Inc. received final approval from the city of Cupertino to build Apple Campus 2, construction on the Mac maker's new campus is generating the kind of interest usually reserved for a new iPhone launch. (There's even a Tumblr of shots taken from drones.) Now, recent city permits provide another window into the project's progress and cost. Records show contractors have pulled permits or submitted applications to construct most of the major components ...
Full article at: San Jose Business Journal 4 hours ago, 2:54pm CDT
 

Which city has the best job prospects in your field? Glassdoor made a map for that (Video)

Taking to heart a White House challenge to businesses to help get Americans working, Glassdoor has built a nifty map-based visualization tool that shows the city or county where a job seeker is most likely to get hired. The free tool also shows locations where a couple would be most likely to find jobs in both of their chosen fields. Sausalito-based Glassdoor is launching its new "Job Explorer" data mashup masterpiece this morning at the same time Vice President Joe Biden's off ...
Full article at: San Jose Business Journal 4 hours ago, 2:42pm CDT
 

PayPal enrolls ‘tens of thousands’ of customers after launching in Nigeria

In PayPal’s first week of operating in Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, it signed up “tens of thousands” of users who are now using the online platform to purchase goods from Britain, China and the U.S., Reuters reported. Nigerian residents weren’t able to buy goods directly from foreign merchants before PayPal launched in the country often marred by financial scams, according to the article. EBay Inc.-owned ...
Full article at: San Jose Business Journal 5 hours ago, 2:30pm CDT
 



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