tech industry

Tech industry workers experiencing discrimination should document and report incidents to human resources. (Shutterstock)

You too, us too: There’s strength in numbers

Making real change in struggle against workplace bias takes courage

 

Waymo’s exhibit drew a crowd at The Exploratorium. <ins>(Jeff Elder/The Examiner)</ins>

Apple HQ moving to Texas? Bogus to the core

Waymo after dark, Theranos overload and more from Silly Valley’s gossip machine

  • Sep 10, 2021

 

Elizabeth Holmes, center, founder of the blood testing start-up Theranos, arrives at the federal courthouse in San Jose for opening statements in one of Silicon Valley’s most anticipated trials. Holmes, 37, has been charged with 12 counts of wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud in connection with money she raised for Theranos. (Mike Kai Chen/New York Times)

The trial of Theranos’ Elizabeth Holmes opens

Jury will decide whether blood-testing startup founder lied to investors

  • Sep 8, 2021

 

Elizabeth Holmes, founder of the defunct blood testing company Theranos, is pictured in court in San Jose on Aug. 31; her trial is set to begin on Sept. 8. (Jim Wilson/New York Times)

In Silicon Valley, criminal prosecutors see no evil

Decline due to harder-to-prosecute cases, not less crime

  • Sep 7, 2021
Elizabeth Holmes, founder of the defunct blood testing company Theranos, is pictured in court in San Jose on Aug. 31; her trial is set to begin on Sept. 8. (Jim Wilson/New York Times)
Irish regulators said WhatsApp was not clear with users about how data was shared with other Facebook properties. (Shutterstock)

Facebook’s WhatsApp fined for breaking EU’s data privacy law

By Adam Satariano New York Times Facebook’s WhatsApp messaging service was fined…

  • Sep 2, 2021
Irish regulators said WhatsApp was not clear with users about how data was shared with other Facebook properties. (Shutterstock)
Alice Zhang, chief executive of Verge Genomics pictured at her home in The City, says the only similarity she has with Elizabeth Holmes is that they both are “women in the hard-science space.” (Carolyn Fong/New York Times)

They still live in the shadow of Theranos’ Elizabeth Holmes

Female founders of tech companies still feeling ripple effects from scandal

  • Aug 24, 2021
Alice Zhang, chief executive of Verge Genomics pictured at her home in The City, says the only similarity she has with Elizabeth Holmes is that they both are “women in the hard-science space.” (Carolyn Fong/New York Times)
Sujude Dalieh co-founded the app Gajo. (Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner)

Why are so many young tech workers leaving their jobs?

‘It’s a game of lever-pulling: How big of a pay cut am I willing to take?’

  • Aug 19, 2021
Sujude Dalieh co-founded the app Gajo. (Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner)
Facebook’s attempts to be a bigger player in the cryptocurrency market have been curtailed by regulators. (Shutterstock)

Facebook says it wants ‘fair shot’ in crypto payments sphere

By Ephrat Livni New York Times Facebook’s mission is to “bring the…

  • Aug 18, 2021
Facebook’s attempts to be a bigger player in the cryptocurrency market have been curtailed by regulators. (Shutterstock)
Reddit executives say the company will use its new funding to improve products and expand advertisting. (Shutterstock)

Reddit raises $410 million in new funding

By Mike Isaac New York Times Reddit, the virtual town square of…

  • Aug 12, 2021
Reddit executives say the company will use its new funding to improve products and expand advertisting. (Shutterstock)
Many employees in Pinterest’s San Francisco office are working on a hybrid schedule.<ins> (Shutterstock)</ins>

Big Tech goes back to the office, and a worker shares her perspective

‘I thought everyone would be itching to come back. But I was wrong.’

  • Jul 2, 2021
Many employees in Pinterest’s San Francisco office are working on a hybrid schedule.<ins> (Shutterstock)</ins>
Before the tech industry took over, San Francisco was doing quite well. (Courtesy Michael Vi/Shutterstock)

The audacity of the tech industry is staggering

It’s like colonizers who leave a country when they can’t get what they want anymore

Before the tech industry took over, San Francisco was doing quite well. (Courtesy Michael Vi/Shutterstock)

Anti-eviction group releases list of tech industry evictors

A recently released list by the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project showing San Francisco…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerMayor Ed Lee speaks Wednesday during the unveiling of a 60-unit below-market-rate development in SoMa. There were 2

Mayor pushes to accelerate housing creation throughout SF

Following a string of well-publicized reports about San Francisco’s affordability crisis, Mayor…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerMayor Ed Lee speaks Wednesday during the unveiling of a 60-unit below-market-rate development in SoMa. There were 2

CCSF administrators must face the music

•"CCSF devastated by loss of accreditation," The City, Thursday CCSF administrators must…