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Plus disclosed a big order from Amazon and a potential investment from the e-commerce giant in a regulatory filing Monday.
Cybersecurity unicorn SentinelOne plans to raise $1B in IPO
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The offering could more than double the valuation the Mountain View-based company got in a late-stage funding in November.
The jobless rate continued its decline in Silicon Valley in May, but not enough yet to return the region to its pre-pandemic employment levels, according to an analysis released Friday by the Silicon...
Roku's unusual policies are leaving some workers confused and frustrated: 'It's the strangest place I've ever worked'
June 18, 2021
Roku has a whole host of idiosyncratic policies. Those aren't resonating as well with workers as it has grown, according to a new report.
A woman of influence: Cynthia Vernon
June 17, 2021
Waymo drives away with $2.5B in massive funding round from Alphabet, Andreessen Horowitz, others
June 16, 2021
In the largest funding round of the year in Silicon Valley, Waymo's co-CEOs said there was "no greater challenge" than finding a way to build and deploy fully autonomous vehicles at scale.
Nuro to partner with FedEx on self-driving deliveries
June 15, 2021
Nuro said its FedEx partnership has already begin testing with a pilot program in Houston. It is the first expansion by Nuro into parcel logistics.
Silicon Valley SPAC to take public a Ford-backed solid state battery rival of San Jose-based QuantumScape
June 15, 2021
Solid Power and QuantumScape are working on solid state batteries which could provide longer battery life with less weight and lower cost than the lithium-ion batteries used in electric vehicles...
Chatter on investor message boards on social media pushed Corsair Gaming's stock up by nearly a third at one point on Monday.
Apple Store employees were told they won't be required to ask shoppers for proof of vaccination. But they will continue to be required to wear masks themselves.
This week in San Jose business bankruptcies include Piper Environment Group Inc. and EVA Builders Inc.. For the year, San Jose has recorded 18 business bankruptcy filings.
The decision ends a courtship and starts a marriage between the two financial organizations in a deal that was valued at about $900 million.
Ulrich Kranz comes to Apple after spending some 35 years in the car industry, including founding electric car startup Canoo and helping develop battery-powered vehicles at BMW.
Facebook will allow all employees at any level of seniority to request a permanent remote work approach in the post-pandemic workplace, a company official said Wednesday.
A client roster that includes Square, Uber and Instacart sparked strong demand for Marqeta's shares.
Snowflake's CEO set off a storm of criticism whe he told Bloomberg that a more “moderated” approach is needed to ensure diversity doesn't override merit in hiring and promoting employees.
Strong guidance after Q1 results boosts Chargepoint, but it's still down since SPAC merger
June 04, 2021
The Campbell-based electric vehicle charging network company's shares are still trading below the last price of the blank check company it merged with three months ago.
“For all that we’ve been able to achieve while many of us have been separated, the truth is that there has been something essential missing from this past year: each other,” Cook said in an email to...
The departures come as the Cupertino tech giant is reportedly aiming to produce a self-driving passenger vehicle in 2024 with a game-changing battery of its own design.
The Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday released body cam footage from deputies taken during what appears to be the final moments of the deadly VTA shooting on May 26.
The judge dismissed the Santa Clara County grand jury charges, saying they were based on "pure speculation."
Will Zoom's relevance fade along with the pandemic? Not according to its latest earnings report
June 01, 2021
After immense growth during a pandemic year, Zoom's latest earnings report shows it's not slowing down.
Katerra will lay off thousands of employees and is likely to walk away from dozens of construction projects it had agreed to build, according to a report.
Waymo has lost a number of top executives since the end of last year, most notably CEO John Krafcik's announcement last month that he was leaving.
The tragic shooting at a VTA light rail yard is getting heavy attention on Twitter and other social media outlets. Here's some of the reaction.
There have been 57 new unicorns born in the region so far in 2021, according to PitchBook Data, surpassing last year's record of 46 with most of the year still ahead.