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Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 07:03 AM PDT

FAA Launches New Drone Rules

FAA Launches New Drone Rules

It just got easier to fly a drone. It also just got easier to get a drone-related job. Both items bringing good news to many in Silicon Valley, as drone careers, not to mention drone delivery, is coming closer.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 07:01 PM PDT

Silicon Valley Startup Wants You to 'Gab'

Silicon Valley Startup Wants You to 'Gab'

As Twitter knocks people off its site for being offensive, another Bay Area social network is trying to fill the gap.

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 07:29 PM PDT

Self-Driving Uber Cars to Ferry Passengers in Pa.

Self-Driving Uber Cars to Ferry Passengers in Pa.

In a few weeks, Uber will start using self-driving cars to carry passengers in Pittsburgh, raising the stakes in the fast-track race to deploy autonomous vehicles.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 at 06:57 PM PDT

Ford to Launch Driverless Cars From Silicon Valley by 2021

Ford to Launch Driverless Cars From Silicon Valley by 2021

A Motown giant just announced its next big hit — and it’s being developed in Silicon Valley.

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016 at 06:51 PM PDT

Could Drone Racing Be an Olympic Sport?

Could Drone Racing Be an Olympic Sport?

It’s one of the fastest moving, fastest growing sports in the world.

Could drone racing be flying into the Olympic Games?

Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016 at 07:15 PM PDT

From 'The Face' to 'Finger Wag': How The Olympics Get Social

From 'The Face' to 'Finger Wag': How The Olympics Get Social

From "Phelps Face" to "Hijabi Zorro" to a single finger wave launching an international discussion, it’s clear that the 2016 Olympics are happening not just on the athletic fields, and certainly not just on your...

Friday, Aug 5, 2016 at 06:31 PM PDT

Job Gains Led By Tech, But Silicon Valley Mixed

Job Gains Led By Tech, But Silicon Valley Mixed

The latest job report was reason for a lot of optimism, and most investors jumped in with both hands.

Thursday, Aug 4, 2016 at 10:23 AM PDT

Silicon Valley Tech on its Way to Olympic Opening Ceremony

Silicon Valley Tech on its Way to Olympic Opening Ceremony

When Michael Phelps leads Team USA into the Olympic opening ceremony, a Silicon Valley company will have his back.

Well, they’ll be on his back.

Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 at 07:19 PM PDT

NY-Based WeWork Opens Up Office Space in Silicon Valley

NY-Based WeWork Opens Up Office Space in Silicon Valley

A New York company is expanding into the Silicon Valley to fill a demand for more office space in the area.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 06:48 PM PDT

Silicon Valley Software Company Hits it Big in IPO

Silicon Valley Software Company Hits it Big in IPO

The NASDAQ confetti dropped Friday morning on what has become an unusual target: A Silicon Valley tech company.

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