Silicon Valley Homeless Population Spikes; RV Dwellers More Than DoubleAfter more than a decade of steady numbers, Santa Clara County’s homeless population hit an all-time high, with a sharp rise over the past two years, according to a new report.
Growing Stretch Of Homeless Camps In Silicon Valley Visible from SpaceA mile-long stretch of homeless people living in tents and their attendant trash in Santa Clara County has grown so large, the encampments are visible by satellite.
WhatsApp Co-Founders Carve New Compounds By Buying Blocks Of Homes In Silicon ValleyTwo tech titans are carving out new compounds in Silicon Valley, gobbling up homes over entire blocks.
Disgraced Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Criminal Trial Set For Summer 2020A federal judge ordered Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes to stand trial in the summer of 2020 on fraud charges which could earn her up to to 20 years in prison and millions of dollars in fines.
Bipartisan Senate Bill Would Tell You How Much Facebook, Google Make From Your DataThe bipartisan legislation would require Silicon Valley's biggest platforms to reveal the rewards they reap when their users browse the web, look at products online and connect with friends.
San Francisco-Based Slack Shares Soar On First Day Of TradingShares of San Francisco-based Slack, a popular messaging platform, soared Thursday on the their first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange.
Facebook, Google Shares Battered; Feds Preparing Antitrust Investigations
Menlo Park Parent Pleads Guilty In College Admissions ScandalA Menlo Park father pleaded guilty in federal court in Boston Wednesday to a charge of fraud conspiracy in a college admissions cheating scandal.
New Report Shows San Jose Has Nation's Highest-Paid WorkersA new report says the highest paid workers in the nation are here in the Bay Area.
Silicon Valley's Homeless Population Explodes, According To New SurveyA new survey shows that the homeless population in Santa Clara County has exploded with most of those without a home living in San Jose.
Empty Palo Alto Lot Hits Market For $9 MillionIf you've got $9 million, a parcel of land in Old Palo Alto is all yours, but there's a catch: there's no home, no garage and no driveway. Just an 11,375 square foot lot at 1628 Bryant St.
East Palo Alto Program Allows People Living In RVs To Park On City-Owned LandInstead of banning RVs off the streets altogether, East Palo Alto city leaders and the nonprofit organization Project WeWork joined together to create the RV Safe Parking Pilot Program.
State Lawmakers Eye Billion-Dollar Tax Windfall From New IPOsAt least six California-based companies valued at more than $1 billion are expected to go public this year, creating a new class of millionaires and billionaires and a welcome quandary for the state's budget writers.
Tesla Wants to Cut Size of Board From 11 Directors to 7Tesla plans to cut its board of directors from 11 to seven in a move the electric car maker says will allow the board to act more nimbly and efficiently.
Lawsuit Claims Apple Misled Hundreds Of Thousands Of InvestorsApple and CEO Tim Cook knew iPhone sales were in trouble but kept it from investors, according to a new lawsuit accusing the company of securities fraud.