Apple, Google, 3 Other Tech Giants Settle On $415 Million In Employee Poaching ScandalA federal judge has approved a $415 million settlement to resolve a class-action lawsuit alleging Apple, Google, Intel and two other Silicon Valley companies illegally conspired to prevent their workers from getting better job offers.
Google's Workforce Data Shows Internet Search Still Struggling To DiversifyGoogle's most recent demographic data underscores the challenges it faces as it tries to add more women, blacks and Hispanics to its payroll.
Intel Makes $16.7 Billion Bet On Mobile With Acquisition Of San Jose's AlteraSan Jose-based Altera specializes in programmable chips for all sorts of things like cars, industrial uses and communications applications, and its been making solid inroads into data centers, an area of strength for Intel as the world's biggest chipmaker looks to expand beyond the weakening PC business and also make inroads into mobile, where it lost $4-billion last year, and is forecasting another $3-billion dollar loss this year.
Jesse Jackson Visiting Oakland Tech To Announce $15,000 In College ScholarshipsThe Rev. Jesse Jackson is scheduled to visit a high school in Oakland to continue his push for greater diversity in technology.
App Linking Low-Tech Farmers To Hi-Tech Profits Wins PUSHTech2020 Start Up Pitch CompetitionWhen 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.
Intel Pledges $5 Million To Oakland Schools For STEM, Computer Science ProgramIntel has pledged $5 million over the next five years to create a pilot project Oakland schools that will produce hundreds of computer scientists.
Study: Tech Companies Bypass Asians For Executive JobsA 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.
$100 Google Chromebit Turns Any TV Into A Full ComputerThis summer, Google is unveiling a full computer that will cost less than $100. It looks like a memory stick or maybe a high-tech highlighter, but it's actually a full-fledged quad core processor computer with 16 gig hard drive and 2 gigs of ram. Just plug it into any TV with an HDMI port available.
San Jose Teen Wins Nation's Top High School Science Award For DNA Scanning ProjectA Bay Area high school student won one of three top prizes and $150,000 at the Intel Science Talent Search in Washington Tuesday.
Bay Area Businesses Among 379 Pushing Supreme Court To Declare Same-Sex Marriage Constitutional RightBay Area businesses ranging from the San Francisco Giants to Silicon Valley firms such as Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. are among 379 companies that asked the U.S. Supreme Court Thursday to declare a constitutional right to same-sex marriage.
Tech Companies Want To Use Your Face & Heartbeat To Access AccountsYour face or heartbeat could be the key to a future without remembering passwords and PIN numbers.
$415M Settlement Reached In Silicon Valley Tech Suit Over Salary FixingApple, Google and two other Silicon Valley companies have agreed to pay $415 million in a second attempt to resolve a class-action lawsuit alleging they formed an illegal cartel to prevent their workers from leaving for better-paying jobs.