Bay Area Parents Face Additional Grand Jury Charges In College Admission ScandalA federal grand jury has charged four Bay Area parents with bribing University of Southern California officials in an effort to gain admission for their children to the school, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday.
College Admission Scandal Case: Former Silicon Valley Hedge Fund Manager To Plead GuiltyManuel Henriquez, the founder and former chief executive officer of Palo Alto-based Hercules Capital Inc., has agreed to plead guilty to fraud charges stemming from the college admission scandal, federal prosecutors announced Friday.
Meet Kimberly Caccavo, Co-Author of 'Graced by Grit'Co-author Kimberly Caccavo talks to Bay Area Focus about her new book, 'Graced by Grit, the Entrepreneurial Woman's Guide to Starting a Business with Power, Passion and Purpose.'
Charles Schwab Drops Online Trading Commission Fees As Industry Battles Over Cost To InvestCharles Schwab is dropping commissions for online trading of U.S. stocks and exchange-traded funds, the latest slash in an industry battle that's drastically cut the cost of investing.
Samsung's Foldable Phone Hits Stores In U.S.Samsung will start selling the Galaxy Fold, a phone with a screen that folds together like a book, on Friday.
San Jose Unions, Housing Activists Battle Business Leaders Over High-Rise Fee ReductionLabor unions in San Jose have joined together with affordable housing activists to battle once again with the city’s business leaders, this time over the proposed renewal of the Downtown High-Rise Fee Reduction Program.
Assembly Passes Landmark Gig Economy Bill; Awaits Newsom SignatureA bill that would provide new wage and benefit protections to workers at so-called gig economy companies such as Uber and Lyft was approved the state Assembly Wednesday and now just needs Gov. Gavin Newsom's signature to become law.
Uber Lays Off More Than 400; 'Making Some Changes To Get Us Back On Track'Ride-sharing giant Uber laid off more than 400 employees in its engineering and production divisions Tuesday in an effort to reshape the company and refocus on its top priorities, officials said.
Critics Say Just One Woman On Forbes List Of '100 Most Innovative Leaders' Sends Wrong MessageForbes' annual list of the 100 Most Innovative Leaders in the business world is generating an unexpected buzz and backlash after the magazine selected 99 men and just one woman.
Facebook Will Stop Automatic 'Tag Suggestions' On Your Friends' Faces In PhotosFacebook says it is ending its practice of using face recognition software to identify users' friends in uploaded photos and automatically suggesting they "tag" them.
Silicon Valley Becomes Hotbed for Employee ActivismU.S. tech employees are trying to remake the industry from the inside out -- pushing for more control over how their work is used and urging better conditions, job security and wages for affiliated workers.