Business

Beetle inside Starbucks salad from Sacramento, CA

Customer Finds Live Beetle At Bottom Of Half-Eaten Starbucks Salad

A Starbucks salad packed a little extra protein for a woman who opened her plastic-enclosed lunch and ate several bites before finding something black with six legs and a hard exoskeleton wriggling below the broccoli florets.

05/14/2015

New MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops are seen on display after a special announcement event at Apple Headquarters October 14, 2008 in Cupertino, California. Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced new versions of the MacBook Pro and MacBook laptop computers. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) apple generic, laptops

Venture Capital Baking Female-Founded Job Listing Site With Focus On Diversity

A promising sign for female tech entrepreneurs: VentureWire reports that online career advice and job listings site The Muse – founded by three women – raised $10m from a female-led venture investor group.

05/14/2015

Carly Fiorina ( JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Now Seeking White House, Fiorina’s HP CEO Tenure Was Stormy

In her quest for the Republican presidential nomination, former tech CEO Carly Fiorina boasts about her experience running Silicon Valley computer-maker Hewlett-Packard as evidence that she’s “a problem solver, with a track record to prove it.”

05/14/2015

Medical marijuana at a dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

SideCar Enters Medical Marijuana Delivery Business In San Francisco

Ridesharing service SideCar announced this week that it would offer medical marijuana delivery to customers in San Francisco.

05/13/2015

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Woman Named Tru Love Has No Love For Facebook’s ‘Real Name’ Policy

A Los Altos woman is one of hundreds of users whose pages disappeared after their accounts were unfairly targeted by Facebook’s “real name” policy.

05/13/2015

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Demand For Nurses Jumps 19%

Jill Schlesinger looks at the many perks to working as a registered nurse.

05/13/2015

Data Center

U.S. Running Out Of Internet Addresses; Costly Upgrade Await Companies Which Need More

If you need a new Internet protocol address for your organization, you may want to hop on it. The group responsible for handing out those addresses says they are running out according to the Wall Street Journal.

05/13/2015

Paul Elio inside his Elio's trunk (Photo: Elio Motors)

$6,800 Car Gets 84 Miles Per Gallon, But It’s Missing One Thing

A car that gets 84 miles per gallon and costs just $6800, yet is made in America might be the solution to every Bay Area road warrior’s problems, and it is on its way soon according to Elio Motors.

05/13/2015

Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

$15 Minimum Wage, Expanded Benefits Approved For Facebook Contractors

The changes have already been put in place for cooks, janitors and security guards at the company’s Menlo Park headquarters.

05/13/2015

The Federal Communication Commission recommends keeping your phone 5 to 25 millimeters away, depending on the model, to limit radio frequency (RF) exposure to safe levels. (Getty Images)

Berkeley Passes Nation’s First Radiation Warning For New Cellphones

The city council of Berkeley voted to pass a cellphone “right to know” law Tuesday, making it the first safety ordinance of its kind in the country.

05/13/2015