Friday, March 28, 2014

San Francisco Beating Silicon Valley With Growth in Jobs

March 25, 2014 -- (Bloomberg) -- When J.M. Myers, a software engineer from Maryland, went west, he opted for San Francisco and a job at mobile-advertising startup TapSense -- and not Silicon Valley. He’s far from alone.

San Francisco is outpacing the traditional industry hub to the south in job creation, driving up living costs and igniting a backlash over a widening wealth gap. The city had 57 percent growth in technology jobs from 2010 to 2013; Santa Clara County, home to Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Google Inc. (GOOG), saw job increases of 14 percent, according to state figures.

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