UPDATE: Facebook, Instagram Both Go Offline Suddenly, Come Back An Hour LaterSocial media sites Facebook and Instagram went offline Thursday afternoon suddenly, without warning.
Twitter Sues Texas AG Over Alleged Retaliation For Banning Trump's Account After Capitol RiotTwitter filed a lawsuit against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, claiming the Republican used his office to retaliate against it for banning the account of former President Donald Trump following the U.S. Capitol riot.
San Francisco-Based Airbnb Cancelling All Washington D.C. Reservations For Inaugural WeekSan Francisco-based home-sharing giant Airbnb has announced it will be blocking and cancelling all reservations in the Washington, D.C. area during the week of the presidential inauguration.
Capitol Siege: San Francisco-Based Airbnb Banning Rioters, Hate Groups Ahead Of InaugurationAirbnb says it’s reviewing reservations in the Washington, D.C., area ahead of next week’s presidential inauguration and will bar any guests associated with hate groups or violent activity.
UPDATE: Slack Suffers Service Outage As Remote Workers Return From Holiday BreakSlack, a popular San Francisco-based workplace communication platform, confirmed early Monday that service has been interrupted to some users.
Early Morning Google Outage Knocks YouTube Offline For An Hour; Gmail Issues LingerA massive outage swept over Google's services including YouTube, Gmail and Google Classroom early Monday, knocking them offline for about an hour.
San Francisco Beating Virus but It’s Feeling Damage to EconomyAs the coronavirus pandemic transforms San Francisco's workplace, legions of tech workers have left, able to work remotely from anywhere.
Google Unveils More Details About Massive Downtown San Jose DevelopmentNew plans released by Google on Thursday show how the company plans to transform the area around the Diridon Station in downtown San Jose.
Feds Seize 92 Digital Domain Addresses Linked To Iran's Revolutionary GuardFederal agents have turned up the heat on the cyber war being waged against Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, seizing 92 digital domain addresses registered in the United States they say were being used to engage in a global disinformation campaign, according to U.S. Attorney David Anderson.
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.
Justice Department Asks Judge To Allow Immediate Ban On WeChat In U.S. During AppealThe Justice Department is asking a federal judge in San Francisco to suspend a ruling allowing the WeChat messaging app to continue to operate in the U.S. while the government files an appeal.
Instagram, Facebook Users Report Brief Outage For Both Social Media PlatformsUsers were reporting an outage causing slowness for both Facebook and Instagram late Thursday morning, according to reports.
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.
Oakland City Council Approves Cap On Charges For Food DeliveriesOakland City Council approved a maximum allowed fee Tuesday that delivery companies like Doordash can charge local restaurants for delivering food.
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.