Apr 30, 2015

Wanderu Helps You Book a Bus

Wanderu Helps You Book a Bus

Wanderu is a startup that lets users travel the country by buses and trains -- and with electrical outlets and wi-fi.

Apr 29, 2015

Six Californias? If Draper Has His Way

Six Californias? If Draper Has His Way

Venture capitalist Tim Draper has a vision California being cut into six sections.

Apr 29, 2015

Venture Capitalist Tim Draper Hypes Draper University

Venture Capitalist Tim Draper Hypes Draper University

Venture capitalist Tim Draper and colleague Andrew Tang says it's important that students at the Draper University startup program pay $10,000 because they "need to buy in" for the program to work.

Apr 29, 2015

Draper University Wants Younger Students

Draper University Wants Younger Students

Draper University's seven-week entrepreneurial boot camp is for students aged 18 to 28 only.

Apr 24, 2015

Shmoop Brings Humor to Learning

Shmoop Brings Humor to Learning

David Siminoff started Shmoop in 2007 writing about The Great Gatsby for confused high school students, and now the site claims 10 million users.

Apr 24, 2015

Siminoff: Nobel Prize Winners Give "Boring" Lectures

Siminoff: Nobel Prize Winners Give "Boring" Lectures

David Siminoff, founder and chief executive of Shmoop, said that the problem with massive online open courses was they weren't taught by fun, engaging lecturers.

Apr 23, 2015

Growing Startups Smarter, Not Larger

Growing Startups Smarter, Not Larger

Stanford professor Robert I. Sutton talks about how companies can grow without losing productivity and innovation.

Apr 23, 2015

CipherCloud Welcomes All Ages

CipherCloud Welcomes All Ages

CipherCloud, a cloud security company, hires employees of different ages and backgrounds for what its founder calls a stronger workforce.

Apr 23, 2015

JetSuite, the Uber for Private Jets?

JetSuite, the Uber for Private Jets?

JetSuite, a startup that provides private jets at lower costs, aims to bring comfort and less hassle back to flying.

Apr 23, 2015

Thumbtack Matchmakes Customers and Businesses

Thumbtack Matchmakes Customers and Businesses

Thumbtack, a startup backed with $100 million from Google Capital, is taking on established sites such as Yelp and Angie's List.

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Plane Crashes Heading to Reid-Hillview; Pilot Dead

Plane Crashes Heading to Reid-Hillview; Pilot Dead

The Civil Air Patrol has found a private plane that crashed Thursday, as the pilot was flying from Concord to Reid-Hillview Airport in San Jose.

5.4 Quake Strikes Near Nevada-Utah Border

5.4 Quake Strikes Near Nevada-Utah Border

A preliminary magnitude-5.4 earthquake struck Nevada Friday afternoon, according to the US Geological Survey.

Levi's Stadium Bathroom Assault Suspects in Court

Levi's Stadium Bathroom Assault Suspects in Court

A judge is deciding if there is enough evidence to try the suspects accused of a brutal beating caught on video inside a Levi's Stadium bathroom before a San Francisco 49ers game.

Car Crash Causes 5-Acre Brush Fire on WB 580

Car Crash Causes 5-Acre Brush Fire on WB 580

Crews have contained a 5-alarm brush fire on westbound 580 in Livermore after a car crashed into a freeway sign Friday morning.

More Than 1 Person Involved in D.C. Family Slaying: Documents

More Than 1 Person Involved in D.C. Family Slaying: Documents

Three members of a D.C. family -- and their housekeeper -- were held overnight by more than one person before they were slain last week, according to new court documents filed Friday afternoon in the case.The...

Magnitude-4.1 Earthquake Strikes Near Napa

Magnitude-4.1 Earthquake Strikes Near Napa

A magnitude-4.1 earthquake struck near Napa late Thursday, according to the United States Geological Survey.