Silicon Valley

Eiffel Tower (credit: Randy Yagi)

Best Travel Agencies In The South Bay

A look at five of the best travel agencies in the South Bay…

08/29/2015

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on July 29, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Twitter Sets Modest Goals To Increase Workforce Diversity

Twitter is setting modest goals to diversify its workforce while it fights a proposed class-action lawsuit that says the online messaging service discriminates against its female employees.

08/28/2015

The campus of San Jose State University (SJSU)

San Jose State Alums Beat Out Elite School Grads For Tech Jobs

San Jose State University has a new stat to boast. Spartan grads are beating out grads from other top schools, including UC Berkeley and Stanford, when it comes to landing tech jobs.

08/25/2015

Mark Zuckerberg (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Fires Back At Trump’s Proposed Immigration Plan For Workers With H-1B Visas

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s proposed immigration plan for workers with H-1B visas is not getting any likes from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

08/22/2015

Mission Bit (CBS SF)

Students Rising Above Teach Low-Income Kids How To Code

(KPIX 5) — Good computer literacy is vital nowadays, especially in San Francisco and the Silicon Valley. Stevon Cook knows this firsthand. He is the CEO of Mission Bit, a small startup with big goal: […]

08/14/2015

A view of the main entrance to Apple Inc. in Cupertino, California. (Ryan Anson/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple More Than Doubles Hiring Of Women And Minorities

Apple says it more than doubled the numbers of women, blacks and Hispanic workers hired in the last year, although that moved the needle only slightly in terms of improving the overall diversity of its workforce.

08/13/2015

Paolo's restaurant in San Jose. (CBS)

San Jose’s Paolo’s Restaurant Closing After 5 Decades To Make Room For Tech Workers’ Cafeteria

A mom-and-pop Italian restaurant in San Jose has served hot pasta to comic legends, to baseball greats. But now, it’s losing its lease, to make way for a sleek cafeteria for tech workers.

08/06/2015

A researcher shows how cloud brightening works. (CBS SF)

Silicon Valley Scientists ‘Brightening’ Clouds To Combat Climate Change

In a Silicon Valley research lab, scientists are working on what might be considered the option of last resort for global warming.

08/05/2015

Downtown San Francisco (Getty Images)

Study: Income Inequality In Bay Area Exceeds National Levels

A Silicon Valley economic research institute said that income inequality in the Bay Area is now more severe than in the rest of the nation, according to a Silicon Valley economic research institute.

07/30/2015

computer code keyboard

Judgment By Algorithm – Silicon Valley Codes The Court System

A Silicon Valley company is introducing software that can solve legal battles without the need for a judge or attorney.

07/12/2015

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