OAKLAND — The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) announced that its 511 Rideshare program is partnering with Lyft to launch a new carpooling option for Bay Area commuters. This partnership will bring … Read More
SAN FRANCISCO — Virgin America, the Bay Area-based airline, is celebrating the launch of its new service from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Denver International Airport (DEN) with an “entrepreneurial” send-off … Read More
SAN FRANCISCO – General Motors said it will acquire Cruise Automation for its software talent and rapid development capability to help accelerate GM’s development of self-driving cars. Fortune magazine reports GM is paying over $1 … Read More
SAN FRANCISCO — App Annie, an app data and insights platform, announced it has acquired app marketing data company AppScotch to expand its technology capabilities. With San Francisco-headquartered AppScotch, this marks App Annie’s … Read More
Ford Motor Company is launching a new subsidiary, Ford Smart Mobility LLC, that will design, build, grow and invest in emerging mobility technology such as self-driving cars. Jim Hackett, former Steelcase vice chairman … Read More
SUNNYVALE — Yahoo and the National Hockey League announced a strategic alliance to stream professional hockey games to Yahoo Sports’ millions of users. Now fans will be able to access live, out-of-market NHL … Read More
LOS GATOS — Roku announced that the first 4K UHD Insignia Roku TV models are available for purchase exclusively from BestBuy.com starting today and will be available in Best Buy stores nationwide … Read More
Intel has signed an agreement to acquire Replay Technologies. Founded in 2011 and headquartered in Israel, Replay’s proprietary freeD format uses high-resolution cameras and computer-intensive graphics to let viewers see … Read More
SUNNYVALE, CA — AMD has introduced AMD XConnect technology, making it easier than ever to pair a powerful external Radeon graphics card with a compatible notebook or 2-in-1 using Thunderbolt 3. AMD XConnect … Read More
SANTA CLARA & HOUSTON — Agilent Technologies announced that it is investing $80 million in Lasergen, an emerging biotechnology company based in Houston with innovative next-generation sequencing technology. With this investment, Agilent will … Read More
The Supreme Court has denied Apple from appealing an antitrust suit brought against the company for its role in an alleged e-book price-fixing scheme with five of the nation’s largest publishing … Read More
SAN FRANCISCO — Terreno Realty Corporation (TRNO), an acquirer, owner and operator of industrial real estate in six major coastal U.S. markets, has purchase an industrial property located in South San Francisco for … Read More
SAN FRANCISCO — Visa Inc. has announced four new U.S. Olympic hopefuls who will go for gold as members of Team Visa Rio 2016. These athletes include Missy Franklin, a four-time Olympic champion … Read More
SAN FRANCISCO — In a city best known for its transformative spirit and colorful counter-culture, one hotel is looking to shake things up with its bold and decidedly unconventional approach to … Read More
MOUNTAIN VIEW — Symantec Corp. (SYMC) announced that it has closed the previously announced transaction with Silver Lake, pursuant to which Silver Lake made a $500 million strategic investment in Symantec. … Read More
SAN JOSE — Cisco announced it plans to acquire CliQr Technologies Inc., a privately held company based in San Jose for $260 million. CliQr provides an application-defined cloud orchestration platform to model, deploy … Read More
Apple is planning to open an office in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood with room for up to 500 employees according to Reuters. The decision to open an office … Read More
SUNNYVALE – Enlighted, Inc., the leading provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for commercial buildings, has secured $25 million in Series D funding to accelerate its IoT app development and expand … Read More
SAN JOSE, CA – eBay announced the pricing of a $1.5 billion underwritten public offering of its senior unsecured notes, consisting of $750 million of 2.500% Notes due 2018 and … Read More
SAN FRANCISCO — Zynga, a provider of social game services, has appointed Frank Gibeau as Chief Executive Officer effective March 7, 2016. Gibeau, who joined Zynga’s Board of Directors in … Read More
SAN FRANCISCO — RealtyShares, the online marketplace for real estate investing, connecting accredited investors to real estate investment opportunities nationwide, has obtained a $20 million Series B financing round. The new financing was led by Union Square Ventures, a leading venture capital firm in the financial technology space, with participation from existing investors Menlo Ventures and General Catalyst Partners.
“I am incredibly excited to have one of the foremost VC firms leading this latest financing round,” said Nav Athwal, CEO of RealtyShares. “Very few can match the Fintech acumen of Union Square Ventures, which has led financings for Lending Club, Kickstarter, Funding Circle and CircleUp, as well as other name brands such as Twitter, Zynga, Etsy, Tumblr and Meetup. This financing ensures that RealtyShares will remain a committed and well-capitalized partner to our investors and our sponsor and borrower constituencies.”
SUNNYVALE — Yahoo has launched Yahoo Esports – a new destination for delivering professional esports coverage across major games and events. Yahoo Esports is part of Yahoo’s continued investment to provide the best sports … Read More
CUPERTINO – The city of Cupertino has selected Aerohive Networks to deploy access points, branch routers, and switches to deliver Wi-Fi to its employees and guests.
Cupertino is located 45 miles south of San Francisco and is suburban community known for its excellent public school district and as the home of Apple Inc. With approximately 60,000 residents, the City of Cupertino employs 160 staff. While the City contracts many of its services including police and fire, the City provides many valuable and key services to its residents.
SAN MATEO, CA — GoPro announced agreements to acquire two leading mobile video editing apps Replay and Splice. The acquisitions of Replay and Splice increases the company’s ability to deliver ultra-convenient, yet powerful, mobile editing solutions to GoPro customers and billions of smartphone users.