Obama's immigration tweaks leave tech industry wanting more

World Nov 21, 2014

Obama's immigration tweaks leave tech industry wanting more

by Noel Randewich

President Barack Obama plans to make life a little easier for some foreign tech workers, but Silicon Valley representatives are disappointed that his immigration rule changes will not satisfy long-standing demands for more visas and faster green cards. In a speech Thursday, Obama outlined plans ...

Business Jul 16, 2014

Driverless cars will require industry shift, Nissan scientist says

by Alan Ohnsman

Automakers intending to develop driverless cars need to work as much on software design as mechanical engineering, according to the researcher leading Nissan Motor Co.'s automated-vehicle program. Making cars that are "deliberative" in assessing road conditions, rather than just reactive, requires artificial intelligence, said Maarten ...

Tech elite's wealth sows divisions in San Francisco

World Jun 1, 2013

Tech elite's wealth sows divisions in San Francisco

by Rory Carroll

Every morning and every evening the fleet glides through the city, hundreds of white buses with tinted windows navigating San Francisco's rush hour. From the pavement you can see your reflection in the windows, but you can't see in. The buses have no markings ...