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U.S. Senator Feinstein Pushes Cyber-Security Bill; Civil Liberties Activists Say It’s Flawed Senator Dianne Feinstein is urging Silicon Valley leaders to call their congressional representatives to express their support for her cyber-security bill, which is facing opposition from privacy advocates.
California Looks At Incentives To Land Tesla Motors $5 Billion ‘Gigafactory’Tesla Motors has its pick on where to build its brand new battery factory. California lawmakers are trying to win the electric car company over with incentives.
Silicon Valley Tech Leader Taking Cautious Approach In The New YearAlthough it was a banner year for many Silicon Valley companies in 2013, a business leader said the region needs help from the federal government to continue the trend in 2104.
Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Worry How Much Obamacare Will Cost ThemThe controversy over the Affordable Care Act landed in Silicon Valley Thursday as small businesses questioned a panel of experts about whether they could afford the costs associated with the new health insurance requirements.
No More Half-Days For East San Jose Preschoolers Fun and games are over for some pre-kindergartners in Silicon Valley with the new Educare program unveiled Tuesday that would put them in school for a full eight-hour day, year round.
Sequester Could Scuttle Plans For Permanent Silicon Valley Patent OfficeThe federal government this week stopped shopping for office space to house a permanent Silicon Valley branch of the US Patent and Trademark Office because of sequestration budget cuts.
Immigration Issues A Focus Of Silicon Valley CEO SummitMany executives are calling for more H-1B visas for tech workers and to issue green cards for foreign students who graduate in the U.S.
Once Red-Hot Silicon Valley Job Market Shows Signs Of CoolingSilicon Valley’s economic engine may still be humming along, but it does appear to be downshifting into a slightly slower gear.
Nissan Is Latest Car Maker Opens R&D Facility in SunnyvaleSilicon Valley is welcoming a new tenant: Nissan Motors is opening a research and development center in Sunnyvale this week.
Silicon Valley Tech Companies See Opportunity For Immigration ReformNow that President Barack Obama has named immigration reform one of his top priorities this year, some technology giants of Silicon Valley plan to press for changes that would help them bring more skilled workers to the U.S.
Silicon Valley CEO Questions Strength Of Current BoomAlthough Google, Facebook, Zynga and many other tech companies have been on hiring sprees lately, at least one executive has questioned how strong Silicon Valley’s latest boom cycle really is.
Governor Brown Stresses Jobs, Economy In Visit To Silicon ValleyCalifornia Governor Jerry Brown paid a visit to Silicon Valley on Tuesday as he and business leaders talked jobs, the economy and continued optimism for the future of the region.
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