Democrats Call For Congress To Rein In, Break Up Big TechDemocratic lawmakers are calling for Congress to rein in Big Tech, possibly forcing Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple to sever their dominant platforms from their other lines of business and imposing new uniformity on the terms they offer users.
Amazon to Open 150,000 Square Foot Fulfillment Center in OakleyAmazon will become the first tenant in the massive Contra Costa Logistics Center in Oakley, city officials announced Thursday afternoon.
Bay Area Woman Targeted in Nationwide Scam Involving Seeds Mailed From ChinaA Bay Area woman said Thursday she has become a victim of the new "brushing scam," involving mysterious packets of seeds sent from China.
Big Winners and Losers As Tech Companies Report EarningsBig Tech companies reported mixed quarterly earnings on Thursday, a day after their top executives faced a tough congressional grilling over their market power and alleged monopolistic practices.
CEOs Of Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Google Face Tough Questions In House Judiciary Antitrust ProbeFour CEOs of the biggest and most influential tech companies will take the hot seat Wednesday, and come to face-to-face with congressional leaders during the House Judiciary Antitrust probe.
Silicon Valley Pours Billions Into India As U.S.-China Tensions RiseLeading Silicon Valley Internet companies have been largely shut out of China for years but, in 2020, the biggest names in U.S. tech have invested around $17 billion in India.
Amazon Tells Employees To Delete TikTok Immediately—Then Takes It BackAmazon made waves on Friday by ordering employees to remove TikTok from their devices, only to announce hours later that the directive had been sent by mistake.
Twitch Suspends Trump Campaign AccountTwitch, the video streaming service popular with online gamers, has suspended an account belonging to the Trump campaign.
Amazon Distribution Warehouse in Southern California Destroyed in Friday-Morning FireInvestigators are trying to determine what caused a fire which tore through an Amazon distribution center in Redlands early Friday morning while employees were working inside.
Google Backs Off On Building AI Tools For Oil And Gas ExtractionGoogle says it will no longer build custom artificial intelligence tools for speeding up oil and gas extraction.
What Companies Benefit From Coronavirus?Amazon and Netflix continue to do well as coronavirus isolates people in their homes, but many other companies have benefited or may soon.
Instacart, Amazon Workers Stage 1-Day Strike To Demand Hazard Pay, Protections Against COVID-19Some Instacart and Amazon warehouse workers walked off the job Monday demanding greater safeguards against the coronavirus, even as both companies are speed-hiring hundreds of thousands of new workers to handle a surge in delivery orders.
AWS Summit San Francisco Latest To Cancel Over Coronavirus FearsIn a growing list of large Bay Area events being canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak, Amazon Web Services announced that its upcoming summit in San Francisco has been canceled.
Workers Criticize Amazon On Climate Despite Risk To JobsHundreds of employees are openly criticizing Amazon's record on climate change despite what they say is a company policy that puts their jobs at risk for speaking out.
More Retail Chains Set to Shutter Stores, Despite Robust Consumer SpendingAfter Christmas, many shoppers will return to stores but many popular chains won't be around much longer.