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Nuclear Energy Startup Transatomic Backtracks on Key Promises

The company, backed by Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, revised inflated assertions about its advanced reactor design after growing concerns prompted an …

Nuclear Energy

Apple Shareholder Proposal Seeks More Diverse Company Leadership

Tech workers and advocates have used many different tactics in their effort to get the industry to diversify. They crowdsourced diversity numbers to …

Governance

How to watch everything at Mobile World Congress without flying to Barcelona

Mobile World Congress, one of the biggest technology shows of the year, kicks off Monday in Barcelona for a four-day extravaganza full of new …

Mobile World Congress

Report: More people leaving Silicon Valley than coming in

As the economic engine of Silicon Valley continues to churn out out jobs, mint millionaires and attract new employees, the region is increasingly …

County of Santa Clara Seeks Preliminary Injunction to Block President Trump’s Unconstitutional Executive Order - Public Affairs - County of Santa Clara

Many critical County services depend on federal funding, including the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, the only safety-net hospital in Santa Clara …

Here’s how to see Northern California while keeping your carbon footprint minimal

<i>Need to get away? Here are weekly tips on places to visit outside the Sacramento area.</i><p>For the environmentally concerned among us, traveling can pose …

Pets, strays flood San Jose Animal Shelter

Employees at the San Jose Animal Shelter say they typically receive 20 animals a day. Since flooding began they've been receiving 40 animals a day. …

Bashed by winter storms, Calif. infrastructure fixes could top $1B

Several more weeks remain in California’s wet season, which brings the potential for more costly infrastructure damage

San Jose, CA - Official Website - San José Clean Energy

San José Clean Energy<p>Overview<p>San José Clean Energy (SJCE) is the City of San José's proposed Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program. CCAs allow …

Renewable Energy

San Jose, CA - Official Website - Permit Center

Permit Center<p>The San José Permit Center provides no-cost advice on what your project needs—just call or visit us!<p>Our popular bulletin How to Get a …

California

CA leads top housing markets in February

Dive Brief:<p>California kept its place as a powerhouse state for housing, with seven cities there listed among Realtor.com’s 10 most-active markets in …

Real Estate

These ‘normal Silicon Valley houses’ hide test labs

In Silicon Valley, the house next door might not be full of techies, but it could be stuffed with tech products.<p>Up in the East San Jose hills, where …

Silicon Valley

Round-The-Clock Battle To Save State’s Aging Levees

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — State and federal workers are joining farmers with tractors in round-the-clock battles this week to stave off any chain-reaction …

Water

What Companies Are Winning The Race For Artificial Intelligence?

(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)<p><i>Who is leading in AI research among big players like IBM, Google, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Eric Jang,</b> …

Machine Learning

16 Honest, Moving, And Personal Stories About “Hidden” Homelessness

Street homelessness is just the tip of the iceberg. Many more people are surfing friends’ sofas or squatting in makeshift homes.<p>We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about their experiences of “hidden” homelessness (sleeping in cars, on friends’ sofas, or in temporary accommodation …

Homelessness

Why China's Silicon Valley Is a Magnet for Tech Millennials - Bloomberg

When Alex Chen and his brother Harrison wanted to get their ping pong-playing robot up and running, it wasn't Silicon Valley they turned to for …

Management Is Dead, Long Live Management.

The Inmates Figured It Out<p>We all know that digital technology is changing our world. The world of the manager might well be the one that is changed …

Management

Why integrity is the foundation of a peak performance leader

When you hear the word “integrity,” what comes to mind? Most people think integrity is a moral issue. Integrity is not a moral matter. It is not …

Leadership

Opinion: What’s in a name? San Jose needs to know

San Jose has been shedding the things that make us unique.<p>As you travel the length of America’s tenth largest city, you can see the remnants of what …

San Jose

How would you handle these tough job interview questions from tech companies?

Sure, you might be a bit unsatisfied with your current job as a technology professional, but consider that if you head out into the wild you could …

Uber has a sexism problem, and so does Silicon Valley

On Sunday, a former Uber engineer published details about the sexual harassment and rampant sexism that she claims she and other women experienced at the company. But despite reporting the incidents to HR on several occasions, Susan J. Fowler was repeatedly ignored, and even berated a few times for …

Silicon Valley

The Game For Deep Learning Has Just Begun

It’s been 20 years since IBM’s supercomputer Deep Blue defeated world chess champion, Gary Kasparov, in a historical first victory for artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Why coding is still the ‘must-have’ skill for the future

It’s evident that learning new and more relevant skills is vital if we are to survive and thrive in a world increasingly dominated by technology.<p>One …

Machine Learning

Bay Area girls’ app finds safer commute routes

A team of five Bay Area girls has won a national contest for their mobile app for pedestrians seeking safer commute routes in San Francisco.<p>The …

San Francisco

5 rescued, more may be trapped at flooded San Jose homeless camp

Image 1of/69<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Five people were rescued and up to 20 more may be trapped in trees and other brush after the Coyote Creek flooded a homeless …

California

Emerging IoT Ideas Reshaping Our Lives

Most of the giant technology companies have directed all their efforts towards smart homes, connected cars and the smart office, reshaping our daily …

Internet of Things

100 Greenest Cities in America: Where Does Your City Rank?

By Robin Scher<p>There are many things to fear about Donald Trump's presidency. From a decline in socially progressive values to deteriorating …

Climate Change

Top Smart City Projects to Watch in 2017

"Smart city" became another buzzword in recent times, but we are going to be hearing a lot more in the coming years. By 2020, we will be spending …

DevOps

Singapore: The robot city

The “fourth industrial revolution”, an era of unprecedented automation and connectivity, could reshape the urban environment and have profound …

Cities