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Apple’s Latest Suit Against Samsung May Target Google

March 31, 2014 | 2:32 pm

Apple’s Latest Suit Against Samsung May Target Google

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The trial in Silicon Valley marks the latest round in a long-running series of lawsuits between the two tech giants that underscore a much larger concern about what is allowed to be patented.

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Silicon Valley Companies Embrace Bird-Friendly Building Designs

March 25, 2014 | 8:00 am

Silicon Valley Companies Embrace Bird-Friendly Building Designs

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Facebook, Apple, Intuit and Google plant trees, pathways and habitats for birds at their headquarters.

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Following a Toxic Trail from Silicon Valley to Points Known and Unknown

March 18, 2014 | 6:00 am

Following a Toxic Trail from Silicon Valley to Points Known and Unknown

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Clean-up of Mountain View site sends poisons on a costly cross-country journey that poses new hazards.

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San Francisco Video: One Morning in the Life of a ‘Google Bus’ Stop

March 7, 2014 | 1:11 pm

San Francisco Video: One Morning in the Life of a ‘Google Bus’ Stop

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A three-minute time lapse dramatizes the role of tech shuttles in moving the Silicon Valley workforce.

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Good Read: Rebecca Solnit vs. the Tech Buses, Round 2

January 8, 2014 | 7:00 am

Good Read: Rebecca Solnit vs. the Tech Buses, Round 2

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San Francisco author expands critique of the buses and of the tech sector’s impact in the city.

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Historically Black Colleges Build New Partnerships In Silicon Valley

November 1, 2013 | 4:11 pm

Historically Black Colleges Build New Partnerships In Silicon Valley

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An innovation summit draws officials from 17 schools to cultivate relationships with tech leaders, firms.

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June 19, 2013 | 4:31 pm

Rare Video: Steve Jobs Says All His Work Will Be Obsolete by Time He’s 50

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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.  

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Silicon Valley’s High-Tech Buses: Just Transit? Or Chariots of the Übergeeks?

April 25, 2013 | 12:35 pm

Silicon Valley’s High-Tech Buses: Just Transit? Or Chariots of the Übergeeks?

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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 […]

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California Has a Lot at Stake in ‘Gang of 8′ Immigration Bill

April 17, 2013 | 12:03 pm

California Has a Lot at Stake in ‘Gang of 8′ Immigration Bill

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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 […]

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What is Mark Zuckerberg’s Fwd.us?

April 11, 2013 | 2:50 pm

What is Mark Zuckerberg’s Fwd.us?

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Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C., buzzing with the debut of his new organization, Fwd.us (say: “Forward Us”). What is it exactly? It has been called a lobbying group, a political action committee and a super PAC. But it is not really any of those. It’s organized under Section 501(c)(4) of the […]

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