The competition for talent among Silicon Valley tech firms has led to companies recruiting high school students to become handsomely-paid interns.
Well paid and perked, young up-and-comers from around the world are assigned big-time responsibility at firms such as Google, Facebook, Dropbox and Twitter.
Networking giant LinkedIn has charted the movements of recent college grads and found, perhaps unsurprisingly, that the Bay Area is among the most popular landing spot for job-seekers and new hires.
The firm iSight Partners uncovered an espionage campaign which targeted more than 2,000 U.S. military and political leaders.
Almost everywhere in Silicon Valley, another high-tech building is taking shape. Professional social networking site LinkedIn is one of the companies leading the latest building boom.
LinkedIn (LNKD) suffered a first-quarter loss as the online professional networking service ramped up its investments in projects aimed at attracting more users on the lookout for better jobs and career advice.
LinkedIn CEO Jeffrey Weiner’s compensation rose about 42-fold in 2013 amid big gains in the professional networking service’s stock price.
The professional networking company LinkedIn has signed a lease for an entire 26-story building under construction in San Francisco.
Stung by the abrupt change in sentiment, the stocks of recent stars such as Netflix, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are 20 percent to 45 percent below their recent peaks. The steep downfall is raising questions about whether this is just a fleeting fit of fickleness or the foreshadowing of another market bubble about to burst.
With no new evidence or leads as to the location of a missing Menlo Park woman believed to have been hiking on Mt. Tamalpais, search and rescue crews have suspended a widespread search for her, a Marin County sheriff’s lieutenant said Monday.