Yelp stumbles as CFO quits; results get released early

Online review and recommendation company suprises with results that come out early in the day. CFO says he will leave, but stay until replacement is found. 
There were more than 200 million posts, likes and comments about Super Bowl 50 on Facebook, which is fewer than the 265 million posts, likes and comments during Super Bowl XLIX. Nielsen, which measures tweets in the United States, reported Monday that 16.9 million Super Bowl 50 tweets were sent. That's fewer than the 25.1 million tweets sent during Super Bowl XLIX.  
 
 
REVIEWS & TIPS
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Wolverton: Tech underlying Bitcoin may take off

Enthusiasts say blockchain technology -- the virtual ledger system that records all Bitcoin transactions -- could have as big an impact as the protocols used to send Web pages or email.  
EAST BAY
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Experts: Oakland is a growing tech hub

More entrepreneurs are finding hospitable havens in Oakland to launch, expand and nurture high-tech companies, but work is needed to keep those companies in the East Bay' largest city, according to experts who gathered in downtown Oakland on Tuesday. 
SPOTLIGHT
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New museum app: like GPS, only indoors

The de Young Museum in San Francisco has launched a new app that uses the latest indoor mapping technology to take you by the hand, in a virtual sense, guiding you toward that favorite painting or installation. Just like GPS, only indoors, it's the first app to use Apple's indoor positioning with core location technology.  
02/08/2016 05:03 PM PST - Gap reported slumping sales at all three brands for the crucial fourth-quarter, which covers the holiday season.  
 
02/08/2016 04:58 PM PST - Electronic gear shifters on some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles with the engines running and while they are still in gear, causing crashes and serious injuries, U.S. safety investigators have determined.  
 
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    Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

    The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7