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TriNet Completes Purchase of Zenefits

DUBLIN, CA — TriNet, a provider of human resources solutions for small and medium-size businesses (SMBs) has completed a deal to acquire Zenefits, an SaaS-based human capital management (HCM) solution purpose-built for SMBs , from private equity firm Francisco Partners. Zenefits is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of TriNet and will be known as TriNet Zenefits. The […]

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Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure at Starbucks

Palo Alto Police have arrested a man after he was witnessed committing a lewd act inside a downtown Palo Alto coffee shop this month. On Thursday, February 3, 2022, at about 5:23 p.m., the police dispatch center received a call from staff at the Starbucks at 376 University Avenue reporting that a customer had been […]

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Alaska Airlines Unveils Subscription Pass for California Fliers

Alaska Airlines, the Seattle-based airline that is the only major airline headquartered on the West Coast, is launching a subscription flight pass for flights in California and three Southwestern cities. The subscription service is called Flight Pass, which allows members to fly up to 24 roundtrip flights a year to the most popular routes within […]

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Google Launches $100 Million Career Certificates Fund

MOUNTAIN VIEW — Google CEO Sundar Pichai and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo together announced the launch of a $100 million Google Career Certificates Fund. Through its support of Social Finance, the Fund aims to drive $1 billion in aggregate wage gains for more than 20,000 Americans through the Certificates, which equip people with job-ready skills in fields like […]

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San Jose Man Charged With String of ATM Burglaries

A San Jose man has been charged with 20 commercial burglaries, in which he and accomplices often used a saw to break into and cart away entire cash-filled ATMs from businesses. Charles Edward Hastings has also been charged with committing multiple acts of felony vandalism in connection with the burglaries. These crimes occurred in six […]

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Intel Buys Tower Semiconductor for $5.4 Billion

SANTA CLARA and MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel – Intel Corporation is buying Israeli-based Tower Semiconductor, a leading foundry for analog semiconductor solutions, for $53 per share in cash or about $5.4 billion. The acquisition significantly advances Intel’s IDM 2.0 strategy as the company further expands its manufacturing capacity, global footprint and technology portfolio to address unprecedented […]

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Doordash Launches Flower Delivery on Valentine’s Day

DoorDash is officially launching flower delivery on Valentine’s Day. Now customers can send fresh, same-day delivery of flowers to loved ones. The company is partnering with more than 3,000 local and national florists across the country for on-demand delivery, making it easier for customers to discover and gift their favorite floral bouquets. This news follows […]

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Security Robot Firm Knightscope Inks Deal With Allied Universal

MOUNTAIN VIEW. & SANTA ANA — Knightscope, a maker of security robots, has inked a strategic partnership with Allied Universal, a leading global security and facility services company with revenues at approximately $20 billion and more than 800,000 employees worldwide. Knightscope will provide its  Autonomous Security Robots (ASRs) to the company’s U.S.-based customers to help […]