Privacy, Consumer Groups Seek To Block Google-Fitbit DealNine privacy, social justice and consumer groups are calling for the U.S. government to block Google’s $2.1 billion acquisition of San Francisco fitness-gadget maker Fitbit.
South Bay Tech CEO Offering Workers $10,000 To Move Out Of Bay AreaIt seems like Bay Area tech companies can't bring workers in fast enough to support their explosive growth, but one Silicon Valley startup is bucking the hiring trend by offering workers $10,000 to leave the region.
Xerox Is Said To Consider Buying HPXerox is reportedly considering buying Silicon Valley pioneer Hewlett-Packard Inc. in what would be a merger of two former American technology giants.
'The Course We Are On Is Unsustainable'; Apple Announces $2.5 Billion Investment In New HousingDeclaring 'we know the course we are on is unsustainable,' Apple CEO Tim Cook on Monday announced a $2.5 billion investment by the high-tech giant in a plan to help ease the ever-tightening San Francisco Bay Area housing market.
Google's Alphabet Buying Fitbit For $2.1 BillionGoogle's parent company Alphabet announced Friday it was acquiring Bay Area wearable fitness tracking giant Fibit for $2.1 billion.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Says Social Media Giant Will Stop Accepting Political AdsTwitter CEO Jack Dorsey took to his social media platform Wednesday, announcing the company would no longer accept political advertising, proclaiming "political message reach should be earned, not bought."
Silicon Valley Businesses Consider Relocating Due To Unreliable Power SystemSilicon Valley business leaders warn that power shutoffs and the unreliability of the electric grid threaten the state’s thriving economy, including its important technology industry.
Mark Hurd, Oracle CEO, Dies At 62Mark Hurd, CEO of Oracle and former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, two of Silicon Valley's most storied companies, has died. He was 62.
Netflix Releases Panama Papers Movie Despite LawsuitNetflix has released a movie based on the so-called Panama Papers despite an attempt by two lawyers to stop the streaming premiere.
'Mind Your Own Business Act' Would Jail CEOs Of Companies Lying About Misusing Consumer DataA privacy-focused US senator is introducing sweeping legislation on Thursday that imposes sharp penalties on companies and executives who fail to protect consumer data.
Marc Benioff: Time To Break Up FacebookSalesforce CEO Marc Benioff hasn't been sparing with his criticism of Facebook.
Netflix Sued By Lawyers Linked To Panama Papers Over Upcoming MovieTwo lawyers linked to the so-called Panama Papers are asking a federal judge to stop Neflix's upcoming release of "The Laundromat," which they say defames them as criminal masterminds.
Uber Lays Off 350 In Eats, Autonomous Vehicles In Latest Round Of Job CutsUber is laying off 350 employees from its food delivery, autonomous vehicles, safety, insurance and other teams.
Family Confirms Body Found In Parked Car In San Jose Is Missing Utah Tech ExecThe family and friends of missing Utah tech CEO Erin Valenti confirmed Saturday that her body was found inside a car in a south San Jose neighborhood.
Big Tech Is Now A Big Punching Bag For PoliticiansRepublicans and Democrats don't agree on health care, immigration or taxing the rich. But one subject draws critics from both parties: Big Tech.