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Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 11:33 AM PDT

Underprivileged Students Graduate from Facebook Academy

Underprivileged Students Graduate from Facebook Academy

Eighteen students will walk across a stage in Menlo Park on Wednesday as graduates of Facebook Academy, a six-week summer internship program that aims to give high school students from low-income or...

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 11:45 AM PDT

Bay Area Tech Companies Dominating Most Valuable List

Bay Area Tech Companies Dominating Most Valuable List

Facebook and Amazon’s market caps have pushed their way into the world’s top five most valuable companies list as of Friday, allowing a rare cluster of Bay Area tech companies to dominate in the morning...

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 10:38 AM PDT

Sex Predators Could Lure Victims With 'Pokemon Go': NY Lawmaker

Sex Predators Could Lure Victims With 'Pokemon Go': NY Lawmaker

A state lawmaker in New York says the wildly popular smartphone game "Pokemon Go" could inadvertently give sexual predators easy access to new prey. To ensure that doesn't happen, the state should prohibit...

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.

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 05:11 AM PDT

Internet's Favorite Dogs Meet for Facebook Power Lunch

Internet's Favorite Dogs Meet for Facebook Power Lunch

Two social media powerhouses joined together for a business lunch at Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters on Thursday, no doubt striking a few business deals, comparing notes on the best brands of dog food,...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 07:04 PM PDT

Bay Area Tech to Help Track Zika Virus During Olympics

Bay Area Tech to Help Track Zika Virus During Olympics

Olympic athletes are arriving in Rio, full of confidence, hope — and concerns about Zika. Will they get it? How will they know if they’re at risk? Enter Silicon Valley, and the smart thermometer, as it...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 01:24 PM PDT

Oracle Buying Business Software Provider NetSuite

Oracle Buying Business Software Provider NetSuite

Software mogul Larry Ellison once famously mocked cloud computing as a fad. Now his company, Oracle, will spend $9.3 billion to acquire cloud upstart NetSuite.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 07:24 PM PDT

'Party Like it's 9,999!' Celebrating the 10,000th Day of the Web

'Party Like it's 9,999!' Celebrating the 10,000th Day of the Web

Today, the World Wide Web celebrates its 10,000th day of existence! Mozilla Firefox’s Twitter account used the hashtag #10kDays to raise awareness on the internet’s transformation and to highlight some of...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 08:49 AM PDT

New Mobile Unit Saves Lives of Stroke Patients

New Mobile Unit Saves Lives of Stroke Patients

A new mobile stroke unit in ambulances in Colorado is saving stroke patients' lives, allowing them to get treatment before arriving at the hospital.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 07:44 AM PDT

'Parkémon' Initiative in Texas Piggybacks on 'Pokémon Go'

'Parkémon' Initiative in Texas Piggybacks on 'Pokémon Go'

The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department is taking advantage the hype around "Pokémon Go" in a unique way.

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