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Melissa Wen

Food delivery creates tech headache for some U.S. restaurants

Aug 26 2017

SAN FRANCISCO Four tablets from various delivery companies crowd the front counter of Proposition Chicken in San Francisco, each calling out with its own ring when an order arrives.

Uber investor sues to force former CEO Kalanick off board

Aug 11 2017

SAN FRANCISCO Venture capital firm Benchmark Capital is suing former Uber Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick to force him off the board of the ride-services company and rescind his ability to fill three board seats, according to the lawsuit. | Video

Tableau Software shares rise on strong subscription sales

Aug 02 2017

Tableau Software Inc reported better-than-expected results for the second quarter on Wednesday, sending its shares up as much as 6 percent after the bell.

California gives VW green light for clean vehicle infrastructure plan

Jul 27 2017

SACRAMENTO, California California regulators gave Volkswagen AG the go-ahead on Thursday to start expanding clean vehicle infrastructure across the state, after debate over whether the German automaker's plan would do enough to help disadvantaged communities.

California gives Volkswagen green light for clean vehicle infrastructure plan

Jul 27 2017

SACRAMENTO, California California regulators gave Volkswagen AG the go-ahead on Thursday to start expanding clean vehicle infrastructure across the state, after debate over whether the German automaker's plan would do enough to help disadvantaged communities.

iRobot shares surge on strong sales of Roomba vacuum cleaners

Jul 26 2017

SAN FRANCISCO Shares in iRobot Corp jumped 23 percent to a record high on Wednesday after the Roomba robotic vacuum maker posted better-than-expected quarterly results and said it was buying its largest European distributor.

Hibbett Sports slumps after warning of 'challenging' sales

Jul 24 2017

SAN FRANCISCO Shares of Hibbett Sports Inc dropped 32 percent on Monday after the U.S. sports apparel retailer warned it would be affected by "very challenging" sales trends.

AES and Siemens create joint-venture for energy storage

Jul 11 2017

American energy firm AES Corp and German engineering conglomerate Siemens AG on Tuesday said they were forming a joint venture to serve the rapidly growing energy storage market.

Medical ad firm PatientPoint raises $140 million for digital growth

Jun 27 2017

PatientPoint said on Tuesday it had raised $140 million in a financing round, the latest healthcare technology company to attract investment as the pace of U.S. healthcare spending rises faster than inflation.

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