Tech companies strutted their pride Sunday as Apple, Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Uber and hundreds other high-tech employees came out in full force for the 45th Annual Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco.
Los Angeles real estate agent Tami Pardee says tech buyers from Silicon Valley make up about 10 percent of her current clients. “They’re buying second homes — or third or fourth homes.”
Bernal Heights, once home to artists and blue-collar workers is now “the hottest zip code in town.” David Talbot says that’s a bad thing and blames the techies who moved in.
Gift ideas for the techies on your list this season.
VIDEO: Soccer Field Reservation Flap Pits SF Neighbors Against Dropbox Techies In Caught-On-Camera Quarrel
A incident captured on camera that quickly went viral depicts the increasingly acrimonious relations between long-time San Francisco residents and the newly rich techies encroaching on their neighborhods, as a group of Dropbox employees who reserved a soccer field using a new city-sponsored app try to get a group of kids using the field to move.
There’s a new app in Silicon Valley — conservatarianism. It’s the app that conservative Senator Rand Paul is pushing. He wants to join forces with local techies.
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.
Google’s high tech glasses are usually sold only to people invited to buy them. But the company made them available for one day only on Tuesday to anyone in the U.S. who wants to buy them.