Apigee prices shares at $17 in preparation for Wall Street debut

Software maker Apigee raised $87 million when it priced shares on Thursday and it prepared to join Wall Street, becoming the second tech IPO from Silicon Valley this year and breathing new life into a lackluster market.
 
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Venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers paid nearly $1 million in court costs and expert witness fees during the sex-discrimination trial brought by its former employee, Ellen Pao. Now Pao, after losing the high-stakes case, could be on the hook to pay it.
 
 
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The banner year of initial public offerings in 2014 came with a disappointing twist: the class of newly public tech companies has, on the whole, paltry revenue and little sign of making a profit.  
 
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New chef at Hayward's Bijou; Bay Area food fundraisers

It's a homecoming for Rodrigo CedeƱo , who has returned to his native Hayward to take over the role of executive chef at downtown's Bijou Restaurant & Bar. And chefs throughout the Bay Area are cooking for causes, including the Dining Out for Life AIDS fundraiser.