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A scooter exploded inside Dropbox’s San Francisco headquarters, forcing employees to evacuate

"Seriously living in an episode of Silicon Valley over here" one Dropbox employee Tweeted along with a photo of the still-smoking e-scooter.
Adam Singer giving a keynote at MozCon, a digital marketing conference, in Seattle.

This former Googler says he’s so tired of the astronomical housing prices in San Francisco that he bought land in Austin, Texas, instead

"None of my San Francisco or Bay Area friends were surprised," Adam Singer said of his relocation. "They're like, 'It's totally reasonable to leave.'"
Cruise announced that San Francisco would be its launch city.

Cruise is now focused on marketing — here’s why that’s a good sign for the robo-taxi service

The robo-taxi startup has moved toward a marketing strategy, suggesting tech challenges for autonomous mobility it's facing aren't insurmountable.

Amazon is looking to open a brick-and-mortar liquor store in San Francisco

The brick-and-mortar store would operate as a liquor store and a location from which Amazon can operate an alcohol delivery service.
Everywhere you look, there's a mustache.

The whole cast of ‘Full House’ gets mustaches in the latest viral deepfake video starring multiple Nick Offermans

What do Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen look like with mustaches? The latest viral deepfake video aims to answer that question — with Nick Offerman.
Lenny Maughan's seagull-shaped running route.

This runner creates intricate works of art with his routes, and the photos will amaze you

Lenny Maughan's impressive San Francisco running routes are shaped like animals, avocados, famous figures, and iconic characters.

San Francisco Airport is banning plastic water bottles starting this month

The ban goes into effect on August 20 and makes exemptions for flavored water and seltzer. Travelers can fill reusable bottles at hydration stations.
Lyft is on fire.

Lyft is halting its e-bike program in San Francisco after two bikes mysteriously erupted in flames

Lyft said it's been seeing increased vandalism to its bikes, and is investigating if that's the cause of the fire.

Uber reportedly laid off 400 employees from its global marketing team

The layoffs are part of Uber's efforts to optimize operations and reduce spending, according to The New York Times.

Trump doubled down on his attacks against Baltimore and Cummings, claiming critics are playing the ‘race card’

Trump resumed his attacks against Rep. Cummings and Speaker Pelosi, tweeting that their Baltimore and San Francisco districts are 'failing badly.'