San Francisco

San Francisco /sæn frənˈsɪskoʊ/, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural center and a leading financial hub of the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California.The only consolidated city-county in California, San Francisco encompasses a land area of about 46.9 square miles (121 km2) on the northern end of the San Francisco Peninsula, giving it a density of about 17,867 people per square mile (6,898 people per km2). It is the most densely settled large city (population greater than 200,000) in the state of California and the second-most densely populated major city in the United States after New York City.
Posts about San Francisco
    • Airbnb waves the white flag in fight with San Francisco

      Airbnb waves the white flag in fight with San Francisco In case you were unaware, there is a dire housing crisis in San Francisco. There is little housing available and the housing on hand is priced out of the range of most working families. This is why the city of San Francisco decided to step in when it came to home sharing services like Airbnb.

      Greg's Corner- 14 readers -
  • Brian Monahan Joins Pinterest as Head of Vertical Strategy

    … growth in verticals including consumer packaged goods, retail, entertainment, auto, technology and telecommunications, financial services, travel and quick-serve restaurants. He is based in Pinterest’s headquarters in San Francisco, reporting to head of partner marketing Cat Lee. Prior to Walmart.com, Monahan was the co-founder of media and events…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social- 17 readers -
  • Twitter Announces Twitter Developer Communities

    … said Twitter Developer Communities can range from small workshops to larger meetups and hackathons, enabling developers to connect, learn and share best practices, and she offered more insights into the thinking behind the program in her blog post: In March, we hosted several regional meetups for our #HelloWorldTour, and it became clear…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Twitter- 17 readers -
  • Street Culture: Why Lunch Is a Big Deal at Euclid Analytics

    … Lunch is an important ritual at Euclid Analytics, a digital marketing data and analytics company based in San Francisco. At six years old with about 40 employees, the company is currently in a growth phase, and will likely grow considerably in the next year. Euclid’s director of product, Alexander Reichert, says that for the three years he has…

    Street Fight- 18 readers -
  • Instagram Update Will Take Advantage of iPhone 7 Plus Camera

    … At Apple‘s event in San Francisco Wednesday, Ian Spalter, head of design at Instagram, previewed an update coming to the photo- and video-sharing application later this year. With this update, when users activate the Instagram Stories camera on the new iPhone 7 Plus, they will see a zoom slider on the left side of the screen. The zoom feature…

    AllFacebookin Social- 17 readers -
  • Pokemon Go Is Coming to Apple Watch

    … Niantic announced at Apple‘s press event in San Francisco Wednesday that it is bringing Pokemon Go to Apple Watch. Pokemon Go allows users to capture Pokemon by exploring the real world around them. With Pokemon Go on Apple Watch, users will be able to record any walks they take while playing Pokemon Go as “workouts” within the Apple Watch…

    AllTwitter- 17 readers -
  • Apple Announces iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus

    … At a press conference in San Francisco Wednesday, Apple introduced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, describing the devices as the “most advanced iPhone ever.” The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus feature the Apple A10 Fusion chip, which Apple said is “the most powerful chip ever in a smartphone.” Apple explained in a press release: The A10 Fusion’s…

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  • Pinterest Acquires Instapaper; App to Continue On

    … Pinterest has clicked the save button on Instapaper, announcing its acquisition of the application, which will continue to operate as a separate app. Instapaper said in a blog post that its team will relocate from the New York offices of current owner Betaworks to Pinterest’s San Francisco headquarters, adding that its Instaparser developer…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitter- 10 readers -
  • Pinterest to Establish Engineering Office in Seattle

    … Pinterest is setting up shop in Seattle. The social network confirmed to Taylor Soper of GeekWire that it currently has four engineering employees in an office in the WeWork building in downtown Seattle, and the company plans to have a permanent office with some 30 employees over the next year. The Seattle office marks Pinterest’s first engineering office outside of its San Francisco headquarters. Readers: What are your thoughts on Pinterest’s Seattle plans? Image courtesy of Shutterstock. …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 5 readers -
  • Snapchat Launches Location-Based Geostickers

    … Snapchat announced the launch of Geostickers, special stickers that are only available in specific cities around the world. Geostickers are available in Los Angeles; New York; San Francisco; Washington, D.C.; Honolulu; London; Sydney; São Paulo; Paris; and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Users will need to have location services enabled to access them…

    AllFacebookin Social- 20 readers -
  • Facebook Open-Sources Surround 360 3-D 360-Degree Camera System

    … Facebook introduced its Surround 360 3-D 360-degree camera system at its F8 global developers conference in April, and this week, the social network open-sourced its specifications. When Surround 360 debuted at F8, Facebook said it had no plans to brand or sell the system, adding that it would post the specifications to GitHub. That day has…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 17 readers -
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