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Google said Wednesday that it will ban ads from payday lenders, calling the industry "deceptive" and "harmful." (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Google to ban payday lending ads, calling industry ‘harmful’

NEW YORK — Internet giant Google said Wednesday it will ban all…

 

Demonstrators rally outside the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles on April 24 to commemorate the killings of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians under the Ottoman Empire more than a century ago. (Richard Vogel/AP)

The truth is not for sale

Imagine respectful publications providing credence to Jewish Holocaust denial or arguing that…

 

City Attorney Dennis Herrera is demanding the "illegal" Verizon ad on the side of Four Embarcadero be removed. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

City attorney demands removal of Super Bowl Verizon ad signs at Four Embarcadero

The Verizon advertising signs installed as part of Super Bowl City on…

 

Sebastian Sobczak, CEO of Tsu.co, poses in his company's New York office.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

After poking Facebook, life ain’t easy for a site named Tsu

Suppose every time you posted on Facebook, the social network tallied up…

Sebastian Sobczak, CEO of Tsu.co, poses in his company's New York office.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
(Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Light displays could transform City Hall into billboard

San Francisco has illuminated City Hall in orange to celebrate a Giants…

(Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF looks to crack down on billboards posing as business signs

San Francisco is taking issue with business signs – those that are…

More illegal truck ads seen around Sunset

Though it is illegal to park large trucks on busy roads for…

BART board not sold on edgy ideas for revenue

A series of potential moneymaking opportunities for BART, including corporate sponsorship of…

Muni goes shopping for ads aplenty

Imagine riding home on a Muni train sitting firmly on a Macy’s…