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DA: Uber Driver Background Checks Failed to Uncover Records

DA: Uber Driver Background Checks Failed to Uncover Records

The San Francisco District Attorney announced Wednesday the expansion of a consumer-protection lawsuit aimed at... Watch »

Aug 19, 2015
Robot Butler Starts Work at Silicon Valley Hotel

Robot Butler Starts Work at Silicon Valley Hotel

Aloft Silicon Valley now has a robot butler called Botlr on duty. Read »

Aug 19, 2015
Dropbox Scouts for Diversity Leader

Dropbox Scouts for Diversity Leader

Dropbox is the latest local tech company to seek to hire a Head of Diversity. Read »

Aug 19, 2015
New Google Tool Shows How Much Sunlight Your Home Receives

New Google Tool Shows How Much Sunlight Your Home Receives

A new Google website allows you to see how much sunlight your roof gets each year and how solar panels could cut... Watch »

Aug 18, 2015
You Can Now Review the TSA on Yelp

You Can Now Review the TSA on Yelp

In a blog post Tuesday, Yelp said it had reached an agreement with the federal government that will allow... Read »

Aug 19, 2015
Uber Starts Food Delivery Service in Bay Area

Uber Starts Food Delivery Service in Bay Area

Uber has turned its business model to the food delivery world. Watch »

Aug 17, 2015
Amazon's Data-Driven Approach Becoming More Common

Amazon's Data-Driven Approach Becoming More Common

Amazon isn't the only company that is using data on employees to improve productivity. Read »

Aug 17, 2015
SF Shower Head Start-Up Receives Funding from Tim Cook

SF Shower Head Start-Up Receives Funding from Tim Cook

San Francisco company Nebia has created a new drought-friendly shower system that uses 70 percent less water than... Read »

Aug 13, 2015
Tesla's Fremont Factory Closed After Crane Knocks Down Power Line

Tesla's Fremont Factory Closed After Crane Knocks Down Power Line

Tesla Motors closed its Fremont factory early Friday morning after a crane accidentally brought down a power line... Read »

Aug 14, 2015
Steve Jobs' Old BMW for Sale on Craigslist?

Steve Jobs' Old BMW for Sale on Craigslist?

A BMW that may have once been owned by Steve Jobs is for sale or trade on Craigslist. Read »

Aug 13, 2015
Tinder CEO Leaves After Five Months

Tinder CEO Leaves After Five Months

Tinder's latest CEO Christopher Payne just didn't match with the company. Payne is leaving the position after just... Read »

Aug 13, 2015
Harvard Student Loses Facebook Gig for App That Shows Flaws

Harvard Student Loses Facebook Gig for App That Shows Flaws

A Harvard University student says he lost his internship at Facebook after he launched a browser application from... Read »

Aug 13, 2015
Hong Kong Uber Drivers Arrested By Undercover Police

Hong Kong Uber Drivers Arrested By Undercover Police

Hong Kong police searched Uber's office in the Asian financial center on Tuesday, in the latest legal headache for... Read »

Aug 12, 2015
'Startup U' Premieres on Reality TV

'Startup U' Premieres on Reality TV

San Mateo's Draper University is the setting for new reality show "Startup U." Read »

Aug 12, 2015
BMW Looking Into Possible Trademark Infringement By Google

BMW Looking Into Possible Trademark Infringement By Google

BMW is looking into whether Google's new holding company Alphabet may infringe on a trademark owned by the... Watch »

Aug 12, 2015
San Franciscans Prefer 'Haha' to 'LOL': Facebook

San Franciscans Prefer 'Haha' to 'LOL': Facebook

Facebook research indicates that users in San Francisco prefer to express laughter by typing, "Haha" over... Read »

Aug 11, 2015
Google to Be Part of New Holding Company, 'Alphabet'

Google to Be Part of New Holding Company, 'Alphabet'

Tech giant Google on Monday announced plans for a new operating structure, including a new company called... Watch »

Aug 10, 2015
After Netflix, Adobe Extends Paid Time Off For New Parents

After Netflix, Adobe Extends Paid Time Off For New Parents

Adobe is the latest tech company to extend its paid parental leave policy after Netflix said it would offer... Watch »

Aug 10, 2015
10 Things About Sundar Pichai: Google's New CEO

10 Things About Sundar Pichai: Google's New CEO

Longtime Google executive Sundar Pichai will take over as CEO of Google, which will now become a subsidiary of the... Read »

Aug 10, 2015
#ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign Exceeds Goals

#ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign Exceeds Goals

A crowdfunding campaign to promote the diversity of the engineer community is taking off. Read »

Aug 7, 2015

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