Silicon Valley

Dolores Park.  (Peter Lawrence Kane/Special to S.F. Examiner)

With great privilege comes no accountability

Remember what it felt like to be put in time out? The…

 

HBO’s “Silicon Valley” may be a funny show, but for some, it hits too close to home. (Courtesy HBO)

Silicon Valley realness, for reals

Sipping my zin’ on cheat day, I sit down to watch the…

 

n this photo taken Wednesday, former Navy SEAL Keith David poses in the lobby of his office at Anki in San Francisco. A growing number of U.S. special forces veterans are veering off the traditional path of working for private security firms and law enforcement agencies, and are instead heading into the tech industry. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

From SEALs to startups: Special ops drawn to Silicon Valley

SAN DIEGO — Keith David spent years flying around the globe on…

 

Hulk Hogan, left, whose real name is Terry Bollea, talks with attorney Shane Vogt as he appears in court Wednesday in St. Petersburg, Fla. (Scott Keeler/The Tampa Bay Times via AP, Pool)

A wrestler, a website and maybe a billionaire go to the mat

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Is Hulk Hogan's courtroom cage match with Gawker…

Hulk Hogan, left, whose real name is Terry Bollea, talks with attorney Shane Vogt as he appears in court Wednesday in St. Petersburg, Fla. (Scott Keeler/The Tampa Bay Times via AP, Pool)
In this April 23, 2016 file photo, Solar Impulse 2 flies over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco at the end of its journey from Hawaii, part of its attempt to circumnavigate the globe. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)

Solar plane on global trip soars from California to Arizona

MOUNTAIN VIEW — A solar-powered airplane soared above the clouds Monday after…

In this April 23, 2016 file photo, Solar Impulse 2 flies over the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco at the end of its journey from Hawaii, part of its attempt to circumnavigate the globe. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
In this photo taken on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, Charles Edwards looks over his model train layout in Alameda. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Rent control spreads from pricey San Francisco to suburbs

ALAMEDA — Charles Edwards is a merry self-described hillbilly from Tennessee who…

In this photo taken on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, Charles Edwards looks over his model train layout in Alameda. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
This Feb. 14, 2016, photo provided by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority shows damage to a self-driving Lexus SUV, operated by Google, that collided with a public bus in Mountain View. (Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority via AP)

Video shows Google self-driving car hit bus

LOS ANGELES — Newly released video shows the moment a Google self-driving…

This Feb. 14, 2016, photo provided by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority shows damage to a self-driving Lexus SUV, operated by Google, that collided with a public bus in Mountain View. (Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority via AP)
In this May 13, 2015, file photo, Google's self-driving Lexus car drives along street during a demonstration at Google campus in Mountain View. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

Google self-driving car strikes bus on Silicon Valley street

LOS ANGELES — A self-driving car being tested by Google struck a…

In this May 13, 2015, file photo, Google's self-driving Lexus car drives along street during a demonstration at Google campus in Mountain View. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
Mark Davis is rumored to be committed to Las Vegas as long as they build a stadium. (Ben Margot/AP)

Desperate and doomed, Raiders owner Mark Davis should try Levi’s

So the seats are red. And the logos have gold. And the…

Mark Davis is rumored to be committed to Las Vegas as long as they build a stadium. (Ben Margot/AP)
Protesters block two buses, transporting workers to Facebook and Yahoo in Silicon Valley, at the corner of Valencia and 24th streets on Tuesday. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SFMTA to consider changes to ‘Google bus’ program

The future of the “Google bus” program may no longer include the…

Protesters block two buses, transporting workers to Facebook and Yahoo in Silicon Valley, at the corner of Valencia and 24th streets on Tuesday. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Cam Newton celebrates after a touchdown run during the Panthers' NFC Championship victory over the Arizona Cardinals. (David J. Phillip/AP)

As we admire him, Newton injects race

Scared? The only people who should be scared of Cam Newton are…

Cam Newton celebrates after a touchdown run during the Panthers' NFC Championship victory over the Arizona Cardinals. (David J. Phillip/AP)
Hewlett-Packard's upcoming spin-off of its technology divisions focused on software, consulting and data analysis will eliminate up to 30,000 jobs. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

HP to jettison up to 30,000 jobs as part of spinoff

Hewlett-Packard Co. is preparing to shed up to another 30,000 jobs as…

Hewlett-Packard's upcoming spin-off of its technology divisions focused on software, consulting and data analysis will eliminate up to 30,000 jobs. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter is briefed about a Marine exercise by Marine Major Quint Harris at Red Beach Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Lenny Ignelzi/AP)

Pentagon funding new high-tech venture

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Friday that the…

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter is briefed about a Marine exercise by Marine Major Quint Harris at Red Beach Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, at Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Lenny Ignelzi/AP)
This file photo shows Netfilx headquarters in Los Gatos. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

Netflix to give workers with babies a year of paid leave

Netflix is giving new parents on its payroll up to a year…

This file photo shows Netfilx headquarters in Los Gatos. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
In this July 13, 2015, file photo, Republican presidential candidate former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks to local residents during the Judge Joseph Story Dinner in Ames, Iowa. Bush is scheduled Thursday, July 16, to visit a startup as part of a fundraising swing through the San Francisco Bay Area.  (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

Presidential candidate Jeb Bush visits SF startup

Presidential contender Jeb Bush was scheduled Thursday to visit a San Francisco…

In this July 13, 2015, file photo, Republican presidential candidate former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks to local residents during the Judge Joseph Story Dinner in Ames, Iowa. Bush is scheduled Thursday, July 16, to visit a startup as part of a fundraising swing through the San Francisco Bay Area.  (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
In this July 2, 2015 photo, Colin Rule, CEO of Modria, poses with the Modria resolution software operating on his laptop at his company's  headquarters in San Jose. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Silicon Valley company starts to take court disputes online

Imagine working out a divorce without hiring an attorney or stepping into…

In this July 2, 2015 photo, Colin Rule, CEO of Modria, poses with the Modria resolution software operating on his laptop at his company's  headquarters in San Jose. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
In this May 13, 2015, file photo, Google's new self-driving prototype car is presented during a demonstration at the Google campus in Mountain View. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

Google’s new self-driving cars cruising Silicon Valley roads

The latest models of Google's self-driving cars are now cruising the streets…

In this May 13, 2015, file photo, Google's new self-driving prototype car is presented during a demonstration at the Google campus in Mountain View. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez

Trial begins in high-profile Silicon Valley sex bias case

A lawyer for a former junior partner suing a venture capital firm…

AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez
AP Photo/Ben MargotThis Wednesday

FireEye is 'first in the door' on big cyberattacks

As hackers invade the computer systems of major companies with greater frequency…

AP Photo/Ben MargotThis Wednesday
Jae C. Hong/AP File PhotoGoogle will make a $1 billion investment in SpaceX.

News: SF around the Internet

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Jae C. Hong/AP File PhotoGoogle will make a $1 billion investment in SpaceX.