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Bay Area voters decide tech industry should pay its dues

The technology industry has turned the Bay Area.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesNov 7th, 2018

Our View: Is the tech industry the Bay Area’s illness, or its cure?

Let’s be clear from the start: Tech companies and tech workers are not the primary source of our urban ills. They didn’t decide that the Bay Area should build far less housing than it needs. They didn’t shortsightedly fail to maintain roads or.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 19th, 2018

Apple, Facebook, Google, Netflix among the big Bay Area tech employers that did the most hiring in Q3

While tech hiring slowed in some parts of the country, Bay Area's big employers in the industry have kept bringing on more workers. That's the finding of a Digital Jobs Index from On Partners, an Ohio-based executive search firm. The index shows th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 15th, 2018

How Bay Area"s clean tech companies are riding the "Solar Coaster"

Trump tariffs, state policies and new technologies are reshaping the rooftop solar industry — some driving it forward, others holding it back. A lot is on the line for a Bay Area industry that employs an estimated 24,000 people.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 2nd, 2018

Denver, the Midwest emerge as new hubs for tech workers

While the San Francisco Bay Area and Seattle continue to dominate the tech industry, upstart tech hubs in Southern California, the Midwest and Canada are growing rapidly, according to a new study.       .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 25th, 2018

From VR to startups, Bay Area tech has its eyes on disrupting construction

Largely unchanged for decades, the construction industry is primed for a tech revolution, finding better, faster, cheaper and smarter ways to build......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 20th, 2018

How much a typical worker makes at Intel, Facebook, Google, Netflix and EA

Silicon Valley may have a bevy of innovative, high-tech and well-known companies that pay a lot of money, but the promised land for the industry may lose a bit of its luster due to the cost-of-living in the area rising. And that might be good news for Fl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 16th, 2018

Activist withdraws initiative to limit housing growth in Denver area

Colorado voters will not have the chance to decide in November whether or not to limit residential growth along the Front Range, as the author of a proposed ordinance to do just said he will not try to collect signatures to get his proposal on the state.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 6th, 2018

Viewpoint: With sports betting, there"s no time to waste

The debate over sports wagering in D.C. has a lot to learn from startups and the tech industry. In the world of tech, it pays to be first. You could speak to many of the entrepreneurs I work with on a regular basis, or you could turn to read Reid Hoffman.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals14 hr. 9 min. ago

Mega Sunergy buys old PV module equipment from fellow makers

Mega Sunergy has acquired old PV module manufacturing equipment from fellow makers including Tainergy Tech and TSEC, and is reportedly in talks with United Renewable Energy for similar deals, according to industry sources......»»

Category: topSource: digitimesJan 21st, 2019

Philippine Vote on Muslim Self-Rule Puts Christians on Edge

Voters in a Muslim-majority region in the Philippines will decide on a proposal for greater self determination......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjJan 21st, 2019

5G, Huawei, and Us - America Hates Competition

Authored by Tom Luongo, While no one, including me, doubts that the intensity of corporate espionage that goes on in the tech industry the latest news in the Trump Administrat.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 19th, 2019

The organizers of the Google Walkout are calling on the tech industry to end forced arbitration employment agreements completely (GOOG, GOOGL, FB)

Troy Wolverton/Business Insider Organizers of last year's Google Walkout, where thousands of employees left their desks to protest the company's handling of executive sexual miscond.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 19th, 2019

The Retail Industry Is Struggling to Understand Tech

Savvy and subtle innovation –  not robots, drones and flashy screens –  are what’s needed most......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 18th, 2019

Tempe company named one of Fortune"s best tech workplaces

Tempe-based Insight Enterprises Inc. (Nasdaq: NSIT) has been ranked as one of the best workplaces in the U.S. technology industry, according to Fortune. The business publication released its 2019 list of Best Workplaces in Technology this week, and tech.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 17th, 2019

Microsoft pledges $500M for affordable housing in Seattle area

The move is the most ambitious effort yet by a tech company to fund construction for local teachers, firefighters and other middle- and low-income residents......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 17th, 2019

Microsoft pledges $500M for affordable housing in Seattle area

The move is the most ambitious effort yet by a tech company to fund construction for local teachers, firefighters and other middle- and low-income residents......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 17th, 2019

Microsoft pledges $500 million to address homelessness, affordable housing in the Seattle area

The splashy pledge comes at a fraught time for tech companies and the cities where they are located, as skyrocketing home prices have outpaced increases in income......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 17th, 2019

Microsoft pledges $500 million for affordable housing in Seattle area

The move is the most ambitious effort yet by a tech company to fund construction for local teachers, firefighters and other middle- and low-income residents......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 17th, 2019

Microsoft pledges $500 million for affordable housing in Seattle area

The move is the most ambitious effort yet by a tech company to fund construction for local teachers, firefighters and other middle- and low-income residents......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 17th, 2019

Microsoft pledges $500 million toward affordable housing in Seattle area

For years, tech companies have been under fire for causing soaring housing prices in certain areas. Now, Microsoft Corp. is doing something about it......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 16th, 2019