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WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 30:  U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House September 30, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Bay Area Indian-Americans Hopeful With Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Visit To U.S.; Could Bring Boost To Silicon Valley

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — The fastest growing ethnic group in the Bay Area is watching closely as the new prime minister of India meets with Pres. Obama and tours the eastern United States. Indian-Americans have […]

9 hours ago

The Watermark condominium building stands in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Many New SF Condos Are Owned By Out-Of-Towners, According To Report

San Francisco’s luxury condos are being purchased by wealthy buyers who have an unquenchable thirst for high-end real estate but don’t live in the city.

14 hours ago

Apple Unveils iPhone 6

Apple iPhone’s Bends And Bugs Raise Questions About Tim Cook’s Leadership

One week after making headlines with the biggest iPhone launch ever, Apple is now doing damage control with several high-profile gaffes from a buggy software update to reports that the new devices bend too easily.

09/26/2014

Joe Brown works on his computer at home. (CBS)

Silicon Valley Startup Weeby.co Blows Up Salary Structure For Top Software Engineers

A Silicon Valley startup is changing the playbook when it comes to hiring engineers by paying top talent like pro sports teams pay top athletes.

09/22/2014

Naturalization Ceremony Held In Chicago's Daley Plaza (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Silicon Valley Tech Firms Feel Bound By U.S. Immigration Policy When It Comes To Hiring

With more than half a million legal permanent residents calling the Bay Area home, high-tech companies in Silicon Valley are leading the charge on helping their green-card holding employees achieve citizenship.

09/17/2014

Downtown San Jose with City Hall in the foreground. (CBS)

Silicon Valley Community Leaders Question Disproportionate Numbers Of Ethnic Minority Kids In Juvenile Justice System

Community leaders in Santa Clara County have kicked off a two-day public forum on what they call a disproportionately high number of kids from an ethnic-minority background in the child welfare and juvenile justice system.

09/16/2014

Mi Pueblo Supermarket. (CBS)

Mi Pueblo Grocery Chain Launches Initiative To Raise Funds For Undocumented Minors

Mi Pueblo Foods is leading a new effort in Silicon Valley to raise funds for legal representation of undocumented minors detained at the U.S. border.

09/09/2014

The Manteca goodwill store. (CBS)

San Jose Goodwill Worker’s Good Deed Gets Repaid After Finding $7,500 In Donated Suit Pocket

A San Jose Goodwill worker found $7,500 cash in a donated suit pocket and went through the painstaking process to return the money to the owner, who then repaid the organization a portion of those findings.

09/05/2014

Sen. Dianne Feinstein. (CBS graphic)

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.

09/05/2014

Kurdish Peshmerga forces monitor positions of Islamic State (IS) fighters during a battle to retake the eastern town of Jalawla, 130 kilometres (80 miles) northeast of Baghdad.  (Photo credit should read JM LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Tech Companies Strategize To Scrub Internet Of ISIL Beheading Videos

YouTube and Twitter say they’ve closed the accounts of anyone who tries to post video showing the beheading of American journalists Steven Sotloff and James Foley.

09/03/2014

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