Rapid Growth In 'Investor Visa' Applications Draws Scrutiny From Senate CommitteeA Senate committee Tuesday heard testimony about the security of U.S. visa programs, focusing mainly on the EB-5 visa program that allows wealthy foreign investors to put themselves on a path to United States citizenship.
Eco-Friendly Shower Heads From San Francisco Startup Claim 70 Percent Water Savings; Apple CEO InvestsApple CEO Tim Cook is among the first investors in a company producing water saving shower heads.
Uber Founders Sued, Accused Of Stealing Idea For Ridesharing ServiceA California entrepreneur sued Uber Technologies Inc., its founders and several investors in San Francisco Superior Court Thursday, claiming they stole his idea and plans for a cellphone-based ride service.
Napa Winemaker Embroiled In $800K Dispute Was Unraveling Before He Shot Silicon Valley Investor, SelfRobert Dahl came west from Minnesota with a powerful desire to make his fortune in Napa Valley's famed wine country. And it looked like he had succeeded — for a while.
Winemaker, Investor Dead At Napa County Vineyard In Apparent Murder-Suicide A meeting over pending civil litigation between two businessmen spun out of control south of Yountville on Monday with a vintner shooting and killing his former investor and then killing himself after fleeing from sheriff's deputies.
Major Investor Signs Onto Oakland's Proposed Coliseum City ProjectThe possibility of building a new football stadium for the Oakland Raiders adjacent to the current O.co Coliseum remains alive after the last-minute addition of financial adviser Floyd Kephart to a group of investors who want to develop the site.
California’s High-Speed Rail Project Piques Private-Investor Interest California's high-speed rail project could be getting a financial shot in the arm from the private sector.
Investor Icahn Drops Bid To Force eBay To Sell Off PayPal The e-commerce company has been fighting a push from the activist investor to spin off PayPal, eBay’s mobile payment business that is growing revenue faster than the rest of the company. Icahn launched his campaign against the company in January.
Phil Matier: Dubai Investors To Save Oakland Pro Sports? The complex would include new facilities for the Oakland A's, Raiders and the Golden State Warriors.
Netflix Moves To Block Hostile TakeoverLess than a week after activist investor Carl Icahn announced a 10 percent stake in Netflix, the online video company is moving to protect itself against hostile takeovers.
Clorox Says No To Icahn's $10.2B Buyout BidClorox Co. is turning down billionaire investor Carl Icahn's offer to buy the company, saying the price of $76.50 per share is too low.
Icahn Makes $10.2 Billion Offer To Take Clorox PrivateActivist investor Carl Icahn is offering to take Oakland-based Clorox Co. private in a deal that values the consumer products maker at about $10.2 billion.