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.
2 New Electric Vehicle Makers Target Silicon Valley Car MarketNewark-based Lucid Motors just debuted what it calls the world's most powerful and efficient luxury electric sedan. Meanwhile, Volvo's electric performance brand Polestar delivered its first all-electric Polestar 2 vehicles in the U.S. this week.
25-Year-Old Alex Lee Elected To Represent South Bay In Assembly; Youngest California Lawmaker In 82 YearsA Bay Area district has elected California's youngest state lawmaker in more than eight decades, elevating a 25-year-old progressive Democrat who already has years of legislative experience to the state Assembly.
California Voters Approve Prop 24 Expansion Of Data Privacy LawIn the state that is home to Silicon Valley and serves as the headquarters for Google, Facebook and other tech titans, voters strengthened data privacy protections by approving a ballot measure that supporters tout as a model for other states.
Russian Hacker Who Targeted Bay Area Tech Companies Sentenced To Over 7 Years In PrisonA Russian man convicted of stealing 117 million LinkedIn passwords in 2012 in addition to hacking into two other Bay Area tech companies has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison, authorities confirmed on Wednesday.
Trump Says He Has Approved TikTok Sale to Silicon Valley Tech Giant OraclePresident Trump said Saturday he has approved a deal between TikTok's parent company ByteDance and Oracle, temporarily averting a ban on TikTok in U.S. app stores.
TikTok Owner Picks Bay Area Based Oracle Over Microsoft As U.S Tech PartnerThe owner of TikTok has chosen San Francisco Bay Area-based Oracle over Microsoft as the American tech partner that could help keep the popular video-sharing app running in the U.S., according to a person familiar with the deal who was not authorized to speak publicly about it.
Apple Countersues Fortnite Maker, Accusing Epic Games Of 'Self-Help And Subterfuge'Apple on Tuesday counter-sued Epic Games, accusing the maker of the popular online video game Fortnite of stealing the 30% commissions the iPhone maker takes from app developers.
Palantir IPO: Secretive Tech Firm Lifts Veil Before Wall Street Stock SalePalantir Technologies Inc., a data-mining company with deep ties to U.S. intelligence and military agencies, has shed a good deal of its trademark secrecy about its business in filing for a Wall Street stock offering.
Apple App Store Will Remain Fortnite-Free, For NowA district judge has ruled that Apple could continue to keep the popular game Fortnite from the iPhone maker's app store.
Fortnite's Maker Sues Apple After Being Removed From App StoreThe maker of Fortnite is suing Apple after Apple blocked the wildly popular online video game with hundreds of millions of registered players from its app store Thursday.
Apple, Facebook Among Major Companies Denouncing Trump Visa RestrictionsSilicon Valley giants Apple and Facebook are among the 52 companies and organizations in a court filing denouncing Trump administration restrictions on employment-based visas.
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.
Former Silicon Valley CEO Manuel Henriquez Gets 6 Months Prison In College Admission ScandalThe founder of a Silicon Valley venture capital firm was sentenced Wednesday to six months behind bars for paying about $450,000 in bribes to boost his two daughters' entrance exam scores and get one of them into Georgetown University as a bogus tennis recruit.
COVID-19 Reopening: Bracing For A Long Pandemic; Google Says Employees Can Work From Home Until Summer 2021Silicon Valley tech giant Google announced Monday it was extending its policy of allowing employees to work from home until at least July 2021.