Apple, Google and two other Silicon Valley companies have agreed to pay $415 million in a second attempt to resolve a class-action lawsuit alleging they formed an illegal cartel to prevent their workers from leaving for better-paying jobs.
Outrage about a soccer field confrontation at Mission Playground between Dropbox tech workers and Latino youth has prompted San Francisco’s top park official to change the policy about permits and fees to use the field.
The Royal Coach commuter shuttle was traveling up 21st Street in Noe Valley Tuesday when it came to a stop right on top of the J Church line tracks and had to be towed away.
To most of the outside world, Santa Cruz is known for the wide open ocean, its beaches, and the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. A few blocks from shore, a vibrant and growing tech community exists.
In what looks to be another skirmish in San Francisco’s escalating gentrification war, Google is said to be making a major move into the city’s Mission District and some are saying “there goes the neighborhood.”
Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tom Perkins has responded to the criticism directed at him in the wake of controversial remarks he recently penned for a Wall Street Journal editorial comparing today’s treatment of wealthy Americans to the persecutions of Jews in Nazi Germany.
Mayor Ed Lee announced an 18-month pilot program Monday that would allow commuter shuttles commonly known as “Google buses” to use 200 Muni bus stops throughout San Francisco to load and unload commuters, for a price.
San Francisco currently has the highest average rent in America. Meanwhile, real estate speculators are cashing in on the boom by snapping up buildings and evicting longtime tenants.
A San Francisco program to train the next generation of tech workers is coming under fire for its lack of job placements.
Demand for H-1B visas for highly-skilled workers is so high this year that the government announced Friday it will be issuing the visas by lottery.