Menlo Park

*Off the Charts*

As I’ve already mentioned, the author is Ann Hulbert and the subtitle is The Hidden Lives and Lessons of America’s Child Prodigies. This is an …

Economics

IT Hiring Expected to Grow in 2018

​Organizations in the U.S. plan to add more full-time information technology (IT) staff to their payrolls in the first half of 2018 than they did …

Human Resources

Facebook will now ask users to rank news organizations they trust

Facebook unveiled major changes Friday to the News Feed of its 2 billion users, announcing it will rank news organizations by credibility based on user feedback and diminish its role as an arbiter of the news people see.<p>The move comes after the company endured harsh criticism for allowing …

Photojournalism

Business Highlights

US oil output is booming and seen outpacing Saudis, Russia<p>PARIS (AP) — A global energy agency says that U.S. oil production is growing quickly and is …

Business

Meet top startups from Alchemist Class 17

Yesterday Alchemist Accelerator, best known for working with enterprise startups, held its 17th demo day at the Stanford Research Institute (SRI) in Menlo Park, California. Twenty-four startups pitched ideas ranging from personalized genomics to hard tech spinouts from Stanford’s Linear Accelerator.<p>…

Startups

Facebook won't bid on NFL 'Thursday Night Football' rights: Report

Facebook has reportedly decided not to bid on streaming rights for the NFL’s “Thursday Night Football” package next season, despite the social media giant’s recent emphasis on investments in the sports media space.<p>The Menlo Park, California-based company will not bid on the package despite being …

LaVar Ball

Menlo Park: Survey shows support for parking garage, but not a library bond

A survey of Menlo Park residents released this week finds overwhelming support for a parking garage, as long as it’s no taller than three stories.<p>But …

Urban Design

Menlo Therapeutics Files For $85 Million IPO

Menlo Therapeutics wants to raise $85 million in a U.S. IPO of its common stock.<p>The firm is a mid- to late-stage developer of skin disease and …

Business

3 Theories on Why Facebook Hates Businesses So Much

As you’ve likely heard, everyone’s favorite social media platform recently took another stab at fixing their algorithm. Facebook announced last …

Facebook

Chrysler recalls popular minivan after I-Team report

Chrysler is issuing a recall for 2017 Pacifica minivans, except hybrids, two months after the ABC7 I-Team reported some drivers experienced a …

Transportation

Chinese techies flee Silicon Valley, 'bamboo ceiling' highlighted: report

Chinese tech workers are not only looking homeward, they're moving back for better jobs, according to a new report.<p>Part of the reason for the …

Business

Betting big and winning it all: lessons to learn from Susan Wojcicki

A bright and young History and Literature student at Harvard University, Susan Wojcicki never gave technology the slightest consideration as a career …

Susan Wojcicki

Ford Will Launch 40 Electrified Vehicles by 2022

It's a big increase from Ford's previous goal.<p>Ford<p>Stephen EdelsteinView Stephen Edelstein's Articles<p>twitter.com/SAEdelstein<p>Ford will launch 40 …

Electric Vehicles

Except For Apple The Other FAANG Companies Need To Beat And Raise To Support Their Shares

The FAANG stocks (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google/Alphabet) were all strong last year. They had returns of 53%, 56%, 46%, 55% and 33%, respectively, versus the NASDAQ’s 28%. Most of them have also beaten the NASDAQ so far this year with Facebook being the weakest with only a 1.6% …

Stocks

US Equestrian Recognizes Janie Salisbury and Isabelle Parker with 2017 Vaulting Honors

<b>Lexington, Ky.</b> – US Equestrian (USEF) is pleased to recognize Janie Salisbury as the 2017 USEF Vaulter of the Year and Salisbury’s coach Isabelle …

Team USA

Mark Zuckerberg’s Change of Heart Just Cost Him $2.9 Billion

Mark Zuckerberg’s latest Facebook post is proving expensive.<p>The co-founder of the world’s largest social-media business saw his fortune fall $2.9 …

Fortune 500

Reign Academy’s Smith Hunter Called in For U-17 Camp and Matches

U.S. Under-17 women’s national team head coach Mark Carr has named his roster for the upcoming training camp and matches against Venezuela in …

NWSL

Zuckerberg: Facebook engagement will likely decline after News Feed changes that show more posts by friends

Facebook users can expect to see more posts from their friends and family in their News Feeds in the coming months, the company announced today. Posts that generate high levels of engagement will also be featured higher in the News Feed.<p>Businesses and organizations with Facebook Pages may …

Fortune 500

7 everyday uses for AI you never thought about before

Do you use artificial intelligence (AI)? It might sound like a high-brow discussion for coders and data scientists, but AI is everywhere. If you use …

Machine Learning

Top Five Places to Launch Your Startup Outside of the US

When people talk about tech entrepreneurs and internet startups, they usually end up talking about Silicon Valley and the surrounding areas. After all, the world’s press seems to have its eyes on Mountain View, Menlo Park and Palo Alto at all times, just in case something happens that will help …

Startups

Menlo Park: Residents rise up against office proposal

A plan to construct an office building near a traffic-congested street in Menlo Park is already catching flak well before it might go to the city for …

San Mateo County

The Week in Fact-Checking: Couples therapy for Facebook and the fact-checkers

<i>The Week in Fact-Checking is a newsletter about fact-checking and accountability journalism, from Poynter's International Fact-Checking Network & the</i> …

Journalism

Facebook and Google’s Dirty Secret: They’re Really Junk Mail Empires

Google and Facebook are finally losing some of their power, but most people still don’t get the dubious business practices that make them most of …

GDPR

How to Set Energetic Boundaries and Stay True to Yourself

There are many different types of boundaries — physical, emotional, and energetic are just a few. This article, written by Rev. Connie L. Habash, MA, …

Emotions

Eden Prairie-based Metavention gets $65 million to test diabetes treatment

Medical device firm will study new treatment option for type 2 diabetes.

Medicine

Silicon Valley's biggest lobbying group says it's going to sue the FCC over net neutrality

The major trade group representing Facebook, Google, Netflix and dozens of other tech firms in Washington said Friday that it plans to sue the Federal Communications Commission over its recent decision to deregulate the broadband industry — drawing fresh battle lines in a years-long fight over the …

Net Neutrality

Sonoma Day Trip: Explore the gardens and wineries of Cornerstone Sonoma

There’s no shortage of things to do, taste or sip in Sonoma, where wineries line the lanes and cute boutiques and bistros crowd town squares. It’s …

Wine

Ahead of big J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, biotech companies amp up news buzz

Going into the biggest dealmaking days of the year, biotech companies over the past few weeks have pushed out news about new drugs, new hires, fresh …

Boston

Tax cuts and deregulation sound like good ideas. They aren't.

When it comes to spurring innovation in state economies, it's spend, baby, spend.<p>For the past half-century, two maxims about wealth creation have taken on gospel-like qualities.<p>One, affecting companies, comes from Wall Street. It holds that businesses must show discipline, control costs, increase …

San Mateo County

A Little More Opacity, Please

"The thing I really care about is the mission, making the world open,” said Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg eight years ago. “A lot of …

Conservative View