The latest version of Google’s self-driving car — a pod-like two-seater that needs no gas pedal or steering wheel — will make its debut on public roads this summer, a significant step in the technology giant’s mission to have driverless cars available to consumers in the next five years.
When Reverend Jesse Jackson put dozens of investors with money to spend and bright African-American and Latino entrepreneurs with start-ups to fund in a room together sparks fly and magic happened.
Buyers may not be as plentiful for Yelp aYelp’s stock skyrocketed on reports it was considering selling itself, with a host of big-name firms being possible suitors.
Four of the nearly 50 self-driving cars now rolling around California have gotten into accidents since September, when the state began issuing permits for companies to test them on public roads.
A new study says major technology companies are far more likely to hire Asians as computer programmers than to promote them to become managers or executives.
Bicyclists looking for room on Caltrain will have a new online tool to help them anticipate when and where to board the train.
In ongoing efforts to diversify Silicon Valley’s tech sector, Google is embedding engineers at a handful of historically black colleges and universities where they teach, mentor and advise on curriculum.
The tables have turned on some techies in Mountain View. Well-paid tech workers who pull in six-figure incomes are being forced to pack up and can’t find a place to stay.
The symbolic move is intended to show disdain over the growing income disparity in Oakland which critics largely blame on the tech industry in Silicon Valley.
Dan Fredinburg, an executive at Google and self-described adventurer, died in the 7.8 magnitude quake that struck Nepal on Saturday.