Proposal to extend bar hours in California fails vote [ABC7]

“Such a system will drastically reduce the risk of Twitter users having their accounts hacked, something that has been experienced by everyday users and major companies like the Associated Press, the BBC and 60 Minutes.”
Twitter Now Has a Two-Step Solution [Wired]

“Bagattini will be responsible for the company’s overall strategy in the region, where Levi’s has faced trouble in recent months due to, among other things, the unsuccessful sale and eventual phase-out of its Denizen brand — which left a $25 million impact on the company’s gross profit.”
Levi’s names new Asia president [Biz Times]

“A pilot program to allow the hailing of taxicabs by mobile devices in New York City can go forward despite vehement objections from car dispatching companies, a judge ruled Tuesday in a ruling that could open a huge market to San Francisco’s Uber Technologies Inc.”
Uber court win opens Manhattan to trial of “e-hailing” [Biz Times]

“ Inc. with its usual fanfare staged a revival-like celebration Tuesday for the introduction of its new ad buying platform for social networking platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.”
Salesforce targets social ads as part of big strategy [Biz Times]

“I just want them to modify my loan, take my money and leave me alone”
Demonstrators disrupt Wells Fargo meeting in Utah, protest outside S.F. headquarters [Ex]

“Burger King is America’s third favorite purveyor of flaccid, meatlike patties (after McDonald’s and Wendy’s), and we’re guessing they’re trying to claw their way back to relevance in the obesity debate by offering a service that, let’s face it, no one does or should really need (especially since late-night delivery doesn’t seem to be part of the program).”
Burger King Delivery Coming To S.F.? [SFist]

“I wouldn’t have come out to San Francisco if the Film Society wasn’t a diversified institution that had film funding as one of its three or four core legs.”
A New Hope: San Francisco Film Society’s New Director Sees the Bay Area Changing the Way Movies are Made [Weekly]

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Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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