Tag: Silicon Valley
An innovation summit draws officials from 17 schools to cultivate relationships with tech leaders, firms.
Mac Rumors, via The Loop, via EverySteveJobsVideo, via the Silicon Valley Historical Association, published this video yesterday, ostensibly never seen before in public, of Steve Jobs in 1994 talking about his legacy.
By Francesca Segré When is a bus more than a bus? When it’s a luxury coach, complete with deep-tinted windows and sunroof and Wi-Fi and reserved for a sort of exclusive club: employees for high-tech firms in Silicon Valley and the Peninsula south of San Francisco. A couple months, ago, San Francisco writer Rebecca Solnit […]
A bipartisan group of lawmakers known as the “Gang of Eight” formally filed an 844-page immigration bill on the U.S. Senate floor Wednesday. California has a lot at stake in the outcome — and not just because it’s home to many of the estimated 11 million people living in the country illegally. The bill contains […]
Homelessness is increasing in Silicon Valley even as the area mints more and more millionaires, reports television journalist Bill Moyers. In a segment of his program Moyers & Company (which airs regularly on KQED), Moyers’ crew interviews Associated Press reporter Martha Mendoza, several homeless residents of the area, and social service providers. Here’s the Bill […]
As immigration laws make it harder for foreigners to stay and work in the U.S., Silicon Valley is losing some of its most promising talent — and its unrivaled reputation as ground zero for tech innovation. Those who came here for education or to take a stab at fame and fortune are no longer waiting […]
By Matt Drange, Center for Investigative Reporting The largest tech companies in the Bay Area have avoided paying federal taxes on more than $225 billion they have accumulated through foreign subsidiaries, documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission show. By sheltering their assets overseas, Silicon Valley companies such as Apple, Google, eBay and Hewlett-Packard […]
A.M. Splash: PG&E Hearing Delayed; Feds Warn of Chinese Firms in Silicon Valley; Chevron Funds Richmond Candidates; SpaceX Rocket Launched
Assemblyman cries foul over regulators’ motion to suspend PG&E pipeline hearings (SJ Mercury News) A San Mateo legislator is crying foul over a last-minute motion filed by the California Public Utilities Commission to suspend hearings over PG&E’s penalties and pipeline upgrade costs in the wake of the infamous 2010 San Bruno explosion. State regulators and […]
Are you tired of fighting the freeway traffic to and from Silicon Valley? Or squeezing into a train? Thousands of valley workers travel instead on private luxury buses complete with wifi. In most cases, you can’t ride one of these shuttles unless you work for the right company. But there may be loop holes. According […]