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  • Louis Vuitton fires this model for being too fat (photo)

    Model with 36-inch hips says Louis Vuitton fired her for being “too big” - SFGate

    sfgate.com 19 May '17, 5pm

    "Knowing the sizes of the clothes, the rigidity of the casters, we decide to tell the caster that I'm under the weather (yes a little white lie) and can't come to Paris for the fitting the 25th of April and therefor can't do the show in Japan," Høyer wrote. "Alexia Cheval from Ashley ...

  • Central banks drawn to bitcoin technology, if not bitcoin - SFGate

    Central banks drawn to bitcoin technology, if not bitcoin

    sfgate.com 15 Oct '16, 2am

    Berndsen operated the dukaton system for three months to see what would happen if the central bank were setting the rules and did not have the same limits as bitcoin. While the experiment was a success, he is now thinking much bigger and is in conversation with other central bank offi...

  • Steph Curry debuts custom sneakers to honor Ghost Ship victims

    Stephen Curry debuts custom sneakers to honor Ghost Ship fire victims

    sfgate.com 16 Dec '16, 3am

    Stephen Curry took to the Oracle Arena court for warm-ups Thursday night, wearing his namesake Under Armour shoes, but with a twist: On the Curry 3 shoes was a graffiti tribute to the victims of Oakland's Ghost Ship fire. Curry announced on social media that the shoes, along with a se...

  • Singapore Airlines flight attendant found dead in San Francisco hotel room - SFGate

    Singapore Airlines flight attendant found dead in San Francisco hotel room

    sfgate.com 02 Feb '17, 7pm

    "We can confirm with regret that one of our female cabin crew was found deceased in her hotel room in San Francisco on Feb 1, 2017 (Singapore time)," Singapore Airlines wrote in a statement. "Our immediate priority is to provide the necessary assistance to the family of the crew membe...

  • Resorts find new way to pamper skiers, steps from the slopes - SFGate

    Resorts find new way to pamper skiers, steps from the slopes

    sfgate.com 30 Dec '15, 7am

    This undated photo provided by the Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, shows the Handle Bar, a gourmet food cart steps from the ski area’s lifts and gondolas. The menu includes elk chili, smoked buffalo bratwurst, local beers and hot chocolate. It’s one of a num...

  • Uber's Southeast Asia rival Grab in Singapore robot taxi deal - SFGate

    Uber’s Southeast Asia rival Grab in Singapore robot taxi deal -

    sfgate.com 22 Sep '16, 8pm

    NuTonomy, a 50-person startup spun out of MIT, in August became the first company in the world to do public testing of robot taxis, putting a Renault Zoe and Misubishi i-MiEV electric car on the road in a Singapore business district. It plans to have six autonomous cars on the road th...

  • As bitcoin price slumps, investor interest holds steady - SFGate

    As bitcoin price slumps, investor interest holds steady

    sfgate.com 24 Feb '15, 1am

    Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer payment system that uses units of digital currency that only exist online and are not controlled by any central authority, such as a bank or government. Bitcoins are stored in a virtual wallet, and users exchange funds via anonymous identification numbers, li...

  • Winklevoss twins seek to create regulated bitcoin exchange

    Winklevoss twins seek to create regulated bitcoin exchange

    sfgate.com 25 Jan '15, 2am

    The exchange, which the twins have financed themselves, is a risky bet, given that the virtual currency industry has been a target of hackers and has faced existential questions about its legitimacy. But the brothers are betting that the currency will be able to rise again if it follo...

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