Menlo Park Engineering Group Aims High In Musk's Hyperloop ChallengeEngineers in Menlo Park are hoping their work on Elon Musk's Hyperloop will make the project's planned 700 mile-an-hour trips to and from Los Angeles a reality.
SF Millennium Tower Plans OKd On Code, Not Whether It Would WorkThe expert who signed off on the plans for the Millennium Tower told San Francisco city supervisors on Thursday said his review did not include whether the plans would work.
Apple's Secretive Car Project Reportedly Gets Top Engineer From Other Signature ProductsApple has reportedly put a new executive in charge of its automotive project who had a hand in the development of a number of signature Apple products, from the iMac to the MacBook Air to the iPad.
PG&E Engineer: Used 'Best Judgment' About Pipeline Safety TestsA senior PG&E engineer testified at the utility's criminal trial in federal court that he never knowingly violated regulations.
Play The Video Game Elon Musk Designed As A 12-Year-OldYou can play the video game SpaceX founder Elon Musk designed as a pre-teen in South Africa, thanks to a software engineer at Google.
Walnut Creek Man Faces Prison After Rare Economic Espionage Conviction For Selling Tech Secrets To ChinaA jury convicted Walter Liew, 56, of selling DuPont Co.'s secret recipe for making cars, paper and a long list of everyday items whiter to the Chinese government for $28 million. Prosecutors are demanding a prison sentence of up to 22 years.
Man Arrested For Leland Yee Death Threats Had Worked For Apple Co-Founder The man arrested Tuesday on suspicion of threats against California State Senator Leland Yee had a reputation as a skilled engineer who had previously done work for Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak.
Martinez Sewer Worker Cashes In $145K In Sick PayIt seems working with Martinez sewage isn’t sickening.
San Francisco Tech Companies Battling For Top TalentJudging by some of the methods being used to lure potential employees, the high-tech boom is back in San Francisco.
Caltrans Safety Worker Fired After Bay Bridge Inspection Work QuestionedCaltrans has fired a technician responsible for seismic testing to ensure the safety of the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge after an investigation concluded he falsified safety tests on other projects.
Detroit Automakers In Search Of Top Talent From Silicon ValleyThe comeback of the American auto industry may depend on whether the high tech engineers needed to design cutting edge cars will consider living in Detroit instead of the Bay Area.