Mountain View

Google is receiving Android users' locations even location services are off

This is bad. Google actively receives location data from Android users even when location services have been switched off.<p>Starting from early 2017, Android phones have been gathering addresses of nearby cellular towers and sending this data back to Google, Quartz reports. The most troubling part is …

Privacy

GOP tax plans could further choke Bay Area housing market

Quick and profitable home sales by short-term owners in the Bay Area could face steep new taxes under the Republican federal tax overhaul.<p>Owners …

Real Estate

Cupertino teardown sells for $2 million

The house was on the market for only one day<p>Down in Cupertino—home of Apple headquarters, the largest company in town and the most valuable company in the world—homeowners have been able to exploit the area’s housing crisis to their advantage.<p>Take, for example, the charming, 79-year-old, …

Silicon Valley

The Midwife and the Baker, little by little, opens up shop in Mountain View

This Thanksgiving, the Midwife and the Baker, which sells Thomas “Mac” McConnell’s artisan breads and pastries at farmers’ markets around the Bay …

Tom Steyer

Mojo Networks Completes Security Assessment Report for FedRAMP Certification

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mojo Networks, a pioneer in Cognitive WiFi™, announced today that the company has completed its security …

Cybersecurity

Flo50 Girls Team Rankings 2017 - Flo50 No. 8 -- Nov 20

Rank<p>Team<p>Last Result<p>Comments<p>1<p>0<p>Claimed NY state meet win despite rough conditions<p>6<p>2<p>Won CIF Central section<p>7<p>2<p>Second at NXR Northwest<p>16<p>N/R<p>Third at NXR …

Athletics

Housing activists in Inglewood, Pasadena latest to pursue rent control

<i>File photo: A "For Rent" sign is seen on a building Hollywood, California, May 11, 2016.; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images</i>Josie HuangHousing …

Housing

MEET THE NEW OPW PRESENTER

After weeks of rigorous challenges, sweat and tears 26-year-old Joburger, Kayise Ngqula clinched the title of Our Perfect Wedding’s new presenter.<p>The …

News (South Africa)

Here's Why Your iPhone Has Suddenly Stopped Making Calls

AT&T users have a problem on their hands.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Apple, iPhone 8, Phones & Smartphones<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>iPhone users across …

iOS

Nov. 17 Letters: Ho-hum treatment of another mass shooting is sad

I don’t know which makes me sadder: yet another mass shooting or the fact that it rates only a flag on the front page, with the actual article buried …

Palo Alto

Google flagged its own Chromebook ad as spam on YouTube

Following some summer talk that Google might be gearing up to launch a new Chromebook line, the company eventually released the revamped Pixelbook earlier in October. But, somewhat ironically, it seems that the internet giant is struggling to promote its new Chromebook line… on YouTube.<p>Giggly …

Technology

Mountain View: Thousands meet to discuss Bay Area housing crisis

Thousands of people participated in more than 700 small meetings Wednesday all around the Bay Area to talk about housing problems.<p>The so-called “On …

Housing

8 Incredible Perks Google Offers Its Employees

Googlers can't stop raving about the free food and 401k plans.<p><b>Google is famous for throwing tons of perks at its employees.</b><p><b>The tech giant's company benefits currently have a 4.6 out of 5 star rating on Glassdoor.</b><p><b>Current and former Googlers especially praise the free food and 401k plan.</b><p>Google pulls …

The Workplace

Driverless Cars Will Change the Way Cities Feel

Autonomous vehicles promise safety and efficiency. But nobody knows what it will be like to live with them.<p>It’s 6 p.m. in Tempe, Arizona and pitch-black outside. I’m standing in the middle of a five-lane thoroughfare, among a group of people too numerous for the narrow median. We got trapped here …

Transportation

Bionic forges lush landscapes and public spaces in the dense Bay Area

The San Francisco firm specializes in projects that are juicy, brainy, and—in some cases—seemingly impossible<p>Marcel Wilson probably won't like the way I start or end this profile. That's because I'm going to write about his past, and the landscape architect is obsessively focused on the future. But …

San Francisco

Governments Are Asking for More Data on LinkedIn Users

LinkedIn said the first half of 2017 marked the sixth consecutive reporting period in which it fielded more government requests for member data.<p>The …

Digital Marketing

Two earthquakes recorded in North Carolina on Monday night and Tuesday morning

Two earthquakes were recorded in North Carolina Monday night and early Tuesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.<p>A 2.2-magnitude …

Earthquakes

Steve Jobs: Early Life and Education | Investopedia

Humble Beginnings<p>Steven Paul Jobs was born on February 24, 1955, in San Francisco to Joanne Carole Schieble, a student from Wisconsin. She had met …

Steve Wozniak

Two tiny quakes Tuesday in the mountains

The U.S. Geological Survey says two tiny quakes shook mountain areas, one Monday night near 9 p.m. and another after midnight.<p>A 2.2 magnitude quake …

Earthquakes

Skyport Systems Simplifies and Secures Edge Computing Environments

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Skyport Systems, a leading secure hyperconverged infrastructure provider for the hybrid enterprise, announced …

Hybrid Clouds

Former Mountain View police officer pleads guilty in fraudulent overtime case

A former Mountain View police officer has pleaded guilty to two felonies in a fraudulent overtime case.Leonard Portugal, 47, entered a guilty plea …

Crime

News - St. Francis Mountain View CA Sets Toro Park Boys Record, Secures Three-Peat At CIF CCS Finals

Aptos sweeps Division 3 titles, girls win seventh straight championship By Erik Boal, DyeStat Editor ...

Athletics

A+E Calendar: Peninsula Things To Do, Nov. 10 and beyond

<b>Want your event in Peninsula Things To Do?</b><p>Send name of event, time and date, place of event including address, how much it costs and where to buy …

Music

Google to add restaurant wait times to search, maps

Internet search giant Google is set to add restaurant wait times to its search engine results and its Google Maps service, the company said Wednesday.<p>…

Google

RVs booted out of Latham Street in Mountain View

The little community of people who used to live in RVs along Latham Street in Mountain View got a rude awakening Nov. 2 when they found tickets on …

High school football: Bay Area games to watch this weekend

<b>Thursday</b><p><b>Santa Clara (6-3, 4-1) at Cupertino (7-2, 5-0), 7 p.m.:</b> The stakes are simple in this one. If Cupertino wins, it finishes undefeated in the …

High School Sports

Mountain View Teacher Accused Of Inappropriate Texts With Student

BREAKING: The teacher was arrested; he has been placed on leave, officials with the Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District said.<p>MOUNTAIN …

Education

GDPR Compliance and Fines May Affect Almost 80% of Organizations Surveyed

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - November 08, 2017) - Today HyTrust, Inc., a leader in workload security solutions, announced findings from its …

GDPR

Man robbed in Mountain View while trying to buy bicycle

Updated:Thursday, November 9 2017 8:24 PM EST2017-11-10 01:24:40 GMT<p>A pickup truck struck and killed a pedestrian in Alpine late Thursday afternoon.<p>A …

Crime

Housing advocates target Long Beach in latest crusade for rent control

<i>Tenants advocates in Long Beach are launching a campaign to push for rent control in their city.; Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images</i>Josie HuangLong …

Housing