Along with foosball tables, hoodies, red brick walls, white boards, bean bag chairs, and meeting rooms named after movies, bars and San Francisco landmarks. Next weekend, South San Francisco will host iOS JailbreakCon, a conference for hackers who create apps that Apple won't authorize. Since jailbreaking's legality is grayer than the back of an iPhone 5S, an organized hacking conference seems weird. "Apple employees are rumored to have in the past attended the JailbreakCon event in secret to get innovative ideas for improvements to iOS itself," conference organizers bragged - in a news release of course. [...] the endless investor and media pitches like "the Netflix of the emerging world" or "the Airbnb of parking spaces." What makes the Bay Area special is its knack for creating breakthrough technologies that disrupt old business models. New paradigms"The region's ability to retain this distinction (for innovation) is a result not just of the many technological advances it has achieved, but also of the ongoing creation of new business paradigms that produce new companies and redefine entire industries," says a report by consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton commissioned by the Bay Area Council.