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Business editor at the @sfchronicle. Formerly @RWW @SAI @VentureBeat @Valleywag. I'm a hoodie ruffler. Email me: othomas at sfchronicle dot com.

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some weekend listening for your podcast app of choice and i discuss north beachs empty storefronts and what it
Some weekend listening for your podcast app of choice: @Shwanika, @rolandlisf and I discuss North Beach’s empty storefronts and what it teaches us about the broader problem of retail vacancies:

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i feel like karlthefog is hugging sf extra tight this morning to make up for his absence earlier this week
I feel like @KarlTheFog is hugging SF extra tight this morning to make up for his absence earlier this week.
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uber drivers across the us are manipulating a dc tv reporter to create artificial headlines
Uber drivers across the U.S. are manipulating a D.C. TV reporter to create artificial headlines.

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this is far from the end of our reporting and readers play a crucial role in telling us where to focus our att
This is far from the end of our reporting, and readers play a crucial role in telling us where to focus our attention next. To tell The Chronicle about a vacant spot in your neighborhood, use our new Assignment Editor tool. We’ll respond and investigate.

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what our reporting makes clear san francisco must make it easier to start businesses to adapt space to new use
What our reporting makes clear: San Francisco must make it easier to start businesses, to adapt space to new uses, and to reconcile these demands with residents’ desire to preserve the character of old neighborhoods like North Beach.

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i went looking for the charitable foundation jack dorsey said he created in 2015 i found no hard evidence of a
I went looking for the charitable foundation Jack Dorsey said he created in 2015. I found no hard evidence of any entity that had given away any money. There may have been grants—but if so they were cloaked in legally permitted secrecy.
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happy pride timcook proud to see you marching with other lgbt apple employees
Happy Pride, @tim_cook. Proud to see you marching with other LGBT Apple employees!
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just got an email from paulg asking why i tweeted danilo s post um because it needed to be said
Just got an email from @paulg asking why I tweeted @_danilo's post. Um, because it needed to be said?
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jack dorsey is on a media tour making many remarkable claims in his latest interview he lied about his wealth
Jack Dorsey is on a media tour, making many remarkable claims. In his latest interview, he lied about his wealth and his giving.

There should be a word for this, so I invented one: “fauxlanthropy.”

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im a payments nerd im a tax nerd and it still took me days to get to the bottom of the confusing mess that is
I’m a payments nerd. I’m a tax nerd. And it still took me days to get to the bottom of the confusing mess that is San Francisco’s gross receipts tax—the tax at the heart of the debate over funding homeless services. My latest newsletter:

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the tech press needs to report tech companies as what they areshareholder owned for profit businessesand not b
The tech press needs to report tech companies as what they are—shareholder-owned, for-profit businesses—and not blindly adopt the industry’s preferred ideological stance of neutrality and innocence implicit in terms like “platforms.”
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at long last our first report on san franciscos growing retail vacancy crisis is out thanks to months of hard
At long last, our first report on San Francisco’s growing retail vacancy crisis is out, thanks to months of hard work by @rolandlisf, @Shwanika, and @jachristian:





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four slack engineers accept the crunchie for fastest rising startup crunchies san franisco
Four Slack engineers accept the Crunchie for fastest-rising startup. #Crunchies @ San Franisco…
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the utter dependence of the journalism industry on gmail has been revealed
The utter dependence of the journalism industry on Gmail has been revealed.
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do you like business technology new ideas and san francisco then surely you must apply for the business report
Do you like business, technology, new ideas and San Francisco? Then surely you must apply for the business reporter position I have open at .
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