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Steve Wozniak, Stan Lee Team Up To Bring Comic Con To Silicon Valley

Bay Area Comic Con fans will have something to look forward to next year when the event comes to the San Jose Convention Center.

19 hours ago

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Bay Area Tops List As Nation’s Worst Place For Renters

If you spend most of your weekends on Craigslist or elbowing your way through crowded open houses for overpriced rentals, this should come as no surprise: the San Francisco Bay Area is the worst place in the country to rent.

04/17/2015

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Non-Profit Solves Math Phobia Problem In California’s Silicon Valley

Elevate Math, given as an after school program or summer class for schools around Silicon Valley, helps kids acquire mastery of basic concepts by using a project and problems-based learning approach.

04/15/2015

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Pentagon Says U.S. Couldn’t Thwart Major Cyber Attack, Recruiting Tech Experts From Silicon Valley

Pentagon officials say the Defense Department still doesn’t have the capabilities and resources needed to defend against a major cyberattack from another nation or other tech-savvy criminals.

04/14/2015

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo. (CBS)

San Jose Mayor Asks Congress To Renew $105 Billion Transportation Bill To Help Fund BART Extension

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors president Dave Cortese took part in a rally at San Jose State University Thursday to urge Congress to renew a $105 billion national transportation bill that expires next month.

04/09/2015

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Twitter Stock Soars After Rumors Of Google Takeover

Rumors are swirling again that Google is trying to buy Twitter, raising the social media website’s stock to $52, a 4 percent increase on Tuesday.

04/08/2015

Ellen Pao

Reddit CEO Ellen Pao Bans Salary Negotiations To Equalize Pay For Men, Women

After losing a sex-discrimination lawsuit in Silicon Valley last week, Ellen Pao continues on her crusade to bring gender equality to the tech world, but this time with a focus on her home turf.

04/08/2015

Alibaba Group signage is posted outside the New York Stock Exchange prior to the company's initial price offering (IPO) on September 19, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Alibaba May Prefer Seattle Rather Than San Francisco For Its U.S. Headquarters

The e-commerce giant’s biggest rival, Amazon, is already based out of Seattle.

04/01/2015

Actors Vince Vaughn (L) and Owen Wilson participate in a Q&A following "The Internship" Googler Premiere on May 30, 2013 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for 20th Century Fox)

9 Silicon Valley April Fools Stunts You Should Never Have Fallen For

Our friends down in Silicon Valley work in lavish playgrounds designed to spur creative thought. So is it any wonder that the people who work in the tech sector come up with April Fool’s pranks just about every year?

03/31/2015

Move-out day at "The Jungle" a massive homeless encampment in San Jose for over 200 people. (photo credit: Mike Colgan)

4 Months After Its Closure, Homeless Advocates Return To San Jose’s Jungle

Four months after the closure of The Jungle, once regarded as one of the nation’s largest homeless encampments, protesters and homeless advocates returned to the San Jose site to demand more permanent housing.

03/31/2015

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