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.
Apple Sources Over 20M Masks, Ships Face Shields To South Bay Healthcare WorkersApple has sourced over 20 million masks through its supply chain and its teams are working to ship face shields to healthcare workers in the South Bay and beyond fighting COVID-19, CEO Tim Cook said Sunday.
Instacart Shoppers Plan Nationwide Strike On Monday Over Coronavirus ConcernsInstacart shoppers say they've been busier than ever during the coronavirus pandemic as many are making grocery runs nearly everyday, but the associated health risks have also become greater than ever.
Trump Says Google Will Quickly Launch National Coronavirus Website; Silicon Valley Giant Says Not So FastHours after President Donald Trump announced Google would be "very quickly" launching a national website to distribute the latest information on coronavirus testing, the Silicon Valley giant thanked him for his support but clarified the roll out would be slower than he promised and focused first on the Bay Area.
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.
CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: White House Recommends Daily Silicon Valley Workplace Health Checks During Coronavirus OutbreakA White House COVID-19 task force, seeking a way to halt the spread of the coronavirus in Santa Clara County, has recommended that local officials enforce a 30-day mitigation strategy that would include daily health checks for staff and visitors upon their arrival to a workplace or office each day.
City Of Austin Cancels Massive SXSW Music Festival Due To CoronavirusThe organizers of the annual South By Southwest music and tech festival on Friday announced that the city of Austin has cancelled the events scheduled to take place starting next week.