Welcome to Fremont, a nondescript suburb of 217,000 tucked in the high-tech region between San Francisco and the Silicon Valley where something unique is happening: manufacturing.
The Canadian government has launched an aggressive campaign to lure Silicon Valley tech workers frustrated by U.S. visa policies northward, just as Congress wrestles with a long-sought overhaul of America’s immigration system.
Asian-Americans are now making up the bulk of the Bay Area’s high-tech workforce, according to the latest numbers. Despite these gains, the numbers aren’t being reflected in senior management or on company boards.
Intel has chosen its chief operating officer, Brian Krzanich, to become its new CEO.
The state Finance Department reports that California’s population grew by almost 300,000 last year to nearly 38 million people, with the San Francisco Bay Area leading the growth.
Facebook says that venture capitalist Jim Breyer won’t seek re-election to its board of directors.
Technology firms, banks and other companies are fighting a proposed Internet privacy law that would require companies to show consumers the personal data they’ve collected on them.
The new budget for Silicon Valley’s Valley Transportation Authority calls for fares to stay flat, while increasing bus and light rail service over the next two fiscal years.
Forget about leaving money on the nightstand, Silicon Valley prostitutes are proving to be almost as tech savvy as their high-tech clients, according to published reports.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other Silicon Valley leaders have formally launched a political group aimed at revamping immigration policy, boosting education and encouraging investment in scientific research.