Tag : Silicon Valley
TBC Large Group Gathering Guest Speakers title : Ron Johnson, Man Who Created Apple Store with Steve Jobs, to Talk Faith and Work
summary : Ron Johnson, the man who created the Apple Store with Steve Jobs, is scheduled to speak this Saturday to marketplace leaders, pastors, and anyone interested in learning how to integrate faith with work.
date : Sep 27, 2017 10:03 PM EDT
Google Headquarters title : Google Faces A Lawsuit From An Employee For Its Confidentiality Policies
summary : Google is currently facing another lawsuit from one of its employees. The complaint filed in California Superior Court in San Francisco alleged the tech company of violating California labor laws. The plaintiff only named as John Doe accused Google of having “illegal confidentiality policies”.
date : Dec 21, 2016 10:22 AM EST
Apple Logo -- 801 West North Avenue Chicago (IL) 2015 title : Apple Follows Ireland Lead To Appeal EU's Ruling That Demands $14 Billion In Tax
summary : Ireland’s Minister for Finance Michael Noonan revealed back on November that the country plans to file an appeal to the European Court of Justice. Now, the Irish Department of Finance has announced that it will indeed appeal the European Union’s ruling that demands Apple to pay $14 billion in taxes to Ireland. A senior executive for Apple disclosed that the tech company will also appeal this week.
date : Dec 19, 2016 09:40 AM EST
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk title : Elon Musk Added as a Strategic Adviser to Trump's Economic Forum
summary : The Silicon Valley is known to have been critical of President-elect Donald Trump. Many were anxious when news broke out last week that the Trump transition team had invited some of America’s prominent tech leaders in a summit. But before the meeting even started it was already announced that Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has been added to Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum.
date : Dec 15, 2016 10:02 AM EST
Trump and Tech Leaders title : US President-Elect Donald Trump Vows To Support Tech Industry
summary : Despite Trump's campaign statements regarding his disdain to some tech companies outsourcing jobs abroad,
date : Dec 15, 2016 09:33 AM EST
Austen Heinz title : Silicon Valley Suicides: Austen Heinz, Depression And The Pressures of Running a Startup Business
summary : In May 2015, research health science specialist Adrienne Heinz lost her brother, Austen, after committing suicide following years and years of struggling with depression.
date : Feb 14, 2016 01:09 AM EST
Palo Alto High School's Junior Carolyn Walworth - Teen Suicide Prevention title : Suicide Prevention: Palo Alto High Student Carolyn Walword Writes Editorial on School Stress and Suicide Risks
summary : Palto Alto High School student representative Carolyn Walword wrote an editorial on Thursday that focused on the stress that her fellow students felt, which can drive some of them into suicidal thoughts.
date : Mar 27, 2015 12:46 PM EDT
Google, Intel, and Tag Heuer Partner for SmartWatch title : TAG Heuer vs. Apple Watch: Google, Intel Team Up With Swiss Company to Create Luxury Smartwatch
summary : In a move perhaps designed to blunt the impact of the much-hyped Apple Watch, Silicon Valley tech giants Google and Intel have announced Thursday that they would team up with Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer to create a new luxury Android smartwatch. The announcement was made at Baselworld in Switzerland.
date : Mar 20, 2015 02:21 PM EDT
Silicon Valley Poverty Taking Toll on Young Children title : In Shadow of Silicon Valley’s Wealth And Prosperity, Poverty Takes Its Toll on Young Children
summary : Silicon Valley in California is famous worldwide for its propensity to innovate in the technological, digital world and is home to tech giants Google, Apple and Facebook. However, it is also home to endemic poverty that affects many young children there.
date : Mar 04, 2015 08:25 PM EST
Obama Cybersecurity title : President Obama Talks about Cyber Security in Silicon Valley; Some Express Concern Over His Latest Executive Order
summary : President Barack Obama visited the Cyber Security Summit at Stanford University on Friday, signing an executive order aiming to protect computer networks and data. However, not everyone was on board with the president's plan.
date : Feb 13, 2015 05:16 PM EST
Supreme Court title : Facebook and Other Social Media Face Uncertain Future at Supreme Court on Monday
summary : On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case involving online threats made through Facebook. It is the first time that the nation's highest court will confront the question of whether social media users can be prosecuted for careless actions online and represents a continued willingness by the judicial branch to deal with technology issues in the absence of action by Congress or the White House.
date : Nov 28, 2014 03:43 PM EST
Menlo Park Presbyterian Church (MPPC) title : Menlo Park Presbyterian Church Overwhelmingly Votes to Leave PCUSA for ECO
summary : An overwhelming majority of Menlo Park Presbyterian Church members voted Sunday to be dismissed from their denomination Presbyterian Churches USA and to join ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians, despite having to pay a dismissal fee of $8.89 million. The vote was 2,024 in favor and 158 against.
date : Mar 04, 2014 10:00 PM EST