Facebook, Google Sued by West Virginia Newspaper PublisherA West Virginia newspaper publisher has filed an antitrust suit against Google and Facebook, which together receive roughly half of all digital ad dollars in the U.S. and are facing antitrust charges from federal and state authorities.
Google Workers Vote To Form Company's First-Ever Union; Will Workers At Other Silicon Valley Tech Giants Follow?Hundreds of employees at Google and its parent, Alphabet, have launched a union, a step that has sent shutters through the Silicon Valley tech giants that also represents the biggest and most organized challenge yet to the company's executive leadership.
COVID Becomes 3rd Leading Cause Of Death In Santa Clara County; 'Do Not Gather' Officials BegSince tech worker Patricia Dowd died of coronavirus in early February, the virus has taken a grim toll in Santa Clara County, growing into the third leading cause of death this year in Silicon Valley, health officials announced Wednesday.
Google Antitrust Lawsuit: Judge Sets 2023 Trial Date For Landmark CaseThe U.S. government's attempt to prove Google has been using its dominance of online search to stifle competition and innovation at the expense of consumers and advertisers won't go to trial for nearly three years.
Silicon Valley Exit: Oracle CEO Larry Ellison Moves To Hawaiian Island While Company Moves HQ To TexasWhile software giant Oracle announced it would move its headquarters to Texas, becoming the latest Silicon Valley firm to leave the region, CEO Larry Ellison has reportedly moved to his Hawaiian island.
Silicon Valley 'Texit' Is Real: Here's Who's Going and WhereElon Musk, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, Oracle -- high tech's exodus from Silicon Valley for Texas is gaining momentum.
Silicon Valley Exodus: Oracle Moves Headquarters To Texas, Latest To Relocate During COVID-19 PandemicLongtime Bay Area software giant Oracle announced Friday that it has moved its headquarters to Texas, becoming the latest Silicon Valley firm to relocate during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID: Tesla's Elon Musk Joins Exodus From Bay Area; Moves From Silicon Valley To TexasTesla said Tuesday it is looking to raise up to $5 billion in capital through a stock offering. The announcement came on the same day CEO Elon Musk said he has moved his home to Texas from California.
Placer County To Pay $9.9 Million Settlement Over Deputy Shooting That Paralyzed Silicon Valley EngineerA Northern California county has agreed to pay nearly $10 million to settle a lawsuit by a Silicon Valley software engineer who was having a mental health crisis when a deputy shot him, paralyzing him from the waist down.
COVID Bay Area Exodus: Rents Continue To Tumble Across Bay Area, South Bay Sees 20% DropAs COVID cases climb and the exodus from the Bay Area continues, rents are falling with some of the biggest declines are in the South Bay.
COVID In Silicon Valley: How the Pandemic Powered San Jose-Based Zoom to Worldwide Infrastructure MainstayZoom built a profitable business focusing on large, enterprise customers with an easy-to-use teleconferencing system. It wasn't designed to become the worldwide default for remote communication but pandemic-driven demand forced the Silicon Valley company to retool with lightning speed.
Pandemic in Paradise: 'Paychecks From San Francisco Get Spent in Hawaii'COVID-19 stay-at-home accommodations allow many workers the freedom to do their jobs from anywhere and Hawaii business leaders are targeting Silicon Valley employees with visions of spending the pandemic in paradise.
COVID In Silicon Valley: Hawaiian Businesses Launch Campaign To Attract Remote Silicon Valley Tech WorkersWhile the steady exodus of tech workers from the San Francisco Bay Area continues, a group of Hawaii leaders launched a campaign Sunday to promote the islands as an appealing location for a remote office with a view.
COVID Surge: New Cases Continue To Soar In Santa Clara County; 6 New DeathsSanta Clara health officials reported Thursday there had been 416 new COVID cases with six additional deaths pushing the toll of fatalities within the county to 476 since the pandemic's outbreak began in February.
Bay Area Stays 'Uncontested Epicenter' Of Nation's Priciest Homes Amid Pandemic; Atherton Most Expensive Zip 4 Years RunningWhile the COVID-19 pandemic has upended the Bay Area's rental market, the region continues to be the most expensive housing market in the country by far in 2020.