'We Have Fallen Short' - Zoom CEO Apologizes For Privacy, Security Issues Amid Coronavirus SpikeThe founder and CEO of San Jose-based Zoom has apologized to the video conferencing app's millions of users after coming under fire for a host of privacy issues.
Silicon Valley Firm Fixes 500 Ventilators In Coronavirus Crisis After Engineer Figures Out HowIt was late when engineer Joe Tavi’s boss called with an odd question: Could their Silicon Valley company, which makes fuel cells, learn how to fix a ventilator?
Zoom Faces Scrutiny Over Privacy Amid Rising Use During Coronavirus PandemicThe spike in popularity is leading to a wave of scrutiny of the San Jose-based company, particularly around privacy.
Zoom To The Top: Worldwide Coronavirus Lockdowns Send San Jose Video Conference Provider's Shares SoaringAs the coronavirus pandemic has forced millions around the world to stay in their homes, 9-year-old Silicon Valley video conference provider Zoom has exploded in public awareness as the go-to app for virtual meetings, classroom lessons, church services and general communication among workers, families and government officials.
Silicon Valley Nonprofit Making 3D Face Shields To Fill Urgent Need For Coronavirus Medical PPEInnovation is part of the fabric of the Bay Area, so when the medical community said that they were running low on their personal protective equipment, the Maker community, and all their 3D printers, came to the rescue.
Google Donating $800 Million To Help With The Coronavirus CrisisGoogle is committing to donate more than $800 million to support businesses, organizations and healthcare workers as part of its coronavirus response.
Coronavirus Pandemic: Google I/O Developers Conference Completely CanceledOfficials with Google announced on Friday that concerns over the coronavirus have led the company to cancel plans to hold the annual Google I/O developers conference "in any capacity."
Chinese Tech Spying Case: Former Hayward Tour Operator Edward Peng Sentenced To 4 Years In Federal PrisonFormer Hayward tour operator Xuehua Edward Peng was sentenced to four years in federal prison Tuesday for acting as an agent of the Chinese government in connection with a scheme to conduct pickups known as “dead drops” and transport digital cards to China, federal prosecutors said.
Coronavirus Collateral Damage: Will Silicon Valley Streamers Supplant Theaters?Coronavirus precautions have halted Hollywood production and cleared out theaters . Entertainment industry watchers wonder if movie houses -- already struggling -- can survive the downturn.
Coronavirus Update: Apple Closes Down Retail Stores Worldwide For Two WeeksSilicon Valley giant Apple, which already has weather the impact the coronavirus outbreak in China has had on its business, announced Saturday it would be shutting down its retail stores worldwide for the next two weeks.
Stocks Plummet Amid Coronavirus Angst; Bay Area Tech Stocks ImpactedAn early plunge of 7% on Wall Street triggered a trading halt as a sell-off slamming global markets continued.
Google I/O Conference Latest Tech Event Canceled Over Coronavirus FearsGoogle announced Tuesday that it plans to cancel its upcoming I/O developers conference in May due to concerns about the coronavirus.
Delivery Giant DoorDash Takes Step Toward Public OfferingBay Area food delivery giant DoorDash has taken a first formal step toward a stock market debut.
Coronavirus Dow Sell-Off Tops 1,190 Points; Silicon Valley Big Tech Battered As Stocks TumbleShares of streaming giant Netflix soared for several hours Thursday before joining the steep drop in Silicon Valley tech stocks as Wall Street dropped more than 1,190 points over fears of the coronavirus.
NASA Astronaut On New Mission To Spread Knowledge From Space Research In Silicon ValleyNASA Astronaut Nick Hague has a new mission here on Earth after spending six months in space. His latest endeavor is taking him to the Bay Area for the “Destination Station”campaign. Hague talked about his recent space mission and his research aboard the International Space Station.