Charles "Chuck" Geschke — the co-founder of the major software company Adobe Inc. who helped develop Portable Document Format technology, or PDFs — died at age 81.
Fortune Magazine this week released its annual list of 100 best companies to work for, and during an unprecedented year of shutdowns and major workplace adjustments due to the pandemic, two Bay Area companies rose to the top as the number one and two best firms based on employee input.
Details from more than 500 million Facebook users have been found available on a website for hackers.
The executive who steered the transformation of Google's self-driving car project into a separate company worth billions of dollars is stepping down after more than five years on the job.
Robinhood, the stock-trading app company, will build a customer service center in North Carolina, creating nearly 400 jobs by 2025, officials announced on Tuesday.
Consumer activists, small business owners and state lawmakers are increasingly calling for measures to rein in companies such as Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google that wield influence over so many.
As malicious conspiracy theories continue to spread, lawmakers are pounding the social media companies over their market dominance, harvesting of user data and practices that some believe actually encourage the spread of engaging but potentially harmful misinformation.
The Duke of Sussex will become the "chief impact officer" of BetterUp Inc., a San Francisco-based firm.
Uber and Lyft have teamed up to create a database of drivers ousted from their ride-hailing services for complaints about sexual assault and other crimes that have raised passenger-safety concerns for years.
A federal judge on Friday approved a $650 million settlement of a privacy lawsuit against Facebook for allegedly using photo face-tagging and other biometric data without the permission of its users.
The new layout will hit 17 stores this month.
Facebook, following in Google's footsteps, says it plans to invest $1 billion to "support the news industry" over the next three years.
No timetable was announced for the closure, but the company statement said it had ceased regular operations and began an orderly wind-down process Wednesday.
Facebook announced Tuesday that it would lift a ban on Australians viewing and sharing news on its platform after it struck a deal with the government on proposed legislation that would make digital giants pay for journalism.
An elite South Bay group is poised to gain seven new members Saturday.
Vlad Tenev, CEO of Robinhood, defended his company against allegations that trading restrictions it put in place disadvantaged those smaller investors in favor of bigger institutional clients.
The Biden administration announced it will leverage the expertise of the tech industry to smooth out rough spots, and speed up vaccinations.
Some Bay Area companies are rewriting the rules for how and where employees can work post-pandemic.
United Airlines said Wednesday it will buy up to 200 small electric aircraft from Palo Alto-based Archer to help customers in urban areas get to the airport.
Facebook announced Monday it would be launching the "largest worldwide campaign" to combat misinformation surrounding the coronavirus and COVID-19 vaccines.