Roku Launches New 4K Streaming Sticks

SAN JOSE — Roku has introduced the all-new Roku Streaming Stick 4K (priced at $49.99), offering 4K streaming in a portable stick and the Roku Streaming Stick 4K+ (priced at $69.99), which features the Roku Voice Remote Pro for users looking to upgrade their streaming experience with a rechargeable, hands-free voice remote. The company also […]


PayPal Rolls Out New App

SAN JOSE — PayPal is rolling out a new app to customers on Android and iOS. The all-in-one, personalized app will introduce new features including PayPal Savings, a new high yield savings account provided by Synchrony Bank, alongside new in-app shopping tools that will enable customers to earn rewards redeemable for cash back or PayPal […]

Apple News

Apple Releases iOS 15 for iPhones

Apple has released iOS 15 now available as a free software update for users with iPhone 6s and later. iOS 15 introduces new ways to stay connected, powerful updates that help users focus and explore, and intelligent features to get more done with iPhone. FaceTime updates provide more natural video calls, Focus helps users reduce […]


Wilson Sonsini Law Firm to Help Automate S-1 Filing

SAN FRANCISCO — Powerhouse law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, has partnered with Workiva Inc. —which simplifies complex work for thousands of organizations worldwide—to automate one of the most arduous tasks facing companies going public: generating the registration statement, also known as “SEC Form S-1,” or simply “S-1.” Wilson Sonsini has advised more U.S. […]


Silicon Valley Wealth Manager Portola Bought for $5.2 Billion

TORONTO & MENLO PARK — Canadian-based CI Financial Corp. has agreed to acquire Portola Partners, a Silicon Valley wealth management firm specializing in meeting the distinct needs of ultra-high-net-worth families.   Portola Partners manages US$5.2 billion in assets and provides comprehensive investment and wealth planning solutions to respected families with complex, unique requirements. It has […]


Rents Continue to Surge Nationwide

SANTA CLARA — The U.S. rental market is booming. Rental prices hit double-digit growth for the first time in two years in August and grew three times faster than in March 2020 (prior to the onset of COVID), according to the Monthly Rental Report. Rents posted double-digit gains over last year in more than half of the 50 largest […]


Palo Alto Networks Launches Cybersecurity Device for Home Users

SANTA CLARA — Cybersecurity firm Palo Alto Networks has unveiled Okyo Garde, an enterprise-grade cybersecurity solution delivered through a premium mesh-enabled Wi-Fi 6 system. The device will provide security to home-based workers and small businesses where the workplace is as likely to be a kitchen table or spare bedroom as an office cubicle. Okyo Garde combines […]