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Silicon Valley company paid Indian employees just $1.21 an hour

While many Americans fight for the government to increase the minimum wage across the country, one Silicon Valley company has now been penalized for paying some foreign employees dramatically lower wages. 354 more words

Silicon Valley REALTORS®' district pumpkin auctions raise over $8,900 for charity

  
The Los Gatos/Saratoga and Los Altos/Mountain View districts’ pumpkin auctions held last month raised a combined total of $8,925 for charity. Both events drew active and generous participation from members and their companies, who donated an array of beautiful pumpkin displays and fall arrangements, accompanied by big prizes for the winning bidders. 165 more words

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Silicon Valley Startup Unveils Gun-Tracking Technology For Cops

WATSONVILLE (AP) — A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer’s weapon has been fired.

The latest product by Yardarm Technologies would notify dispatchers in real time when an officer’s gun is taken out of its holster and when it’s fired. 496 more words

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Finally Here! GalvanizeU (formerly, NEU) Announces Master of Engineering in Big Data

Galvanize has announced a program that offers practical skills needed to land a job as a data scientist and awards participants an accredited Master of Engineering degree in Big Data (a true “bootcamp”) in one year. 29 more words

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New Tech Can Track When An Officer Takes Out, Fires Their Gun

WATSONVILLE, Calif. (AP) – A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer’s weapon has been fired.

The latest product by Yardarm Technologies would notify dispatchers in real time when an officer’s gun is taken out of its holster and when it’s fired. 429 more words

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Silver 1000 (Part II)

March stared at the screen of his laptop and paused as he tried to think of what to say. He wanted to test Silver, to make sure that she really understood what he was asking. 471 more words

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Facebook and Apple Now Offer Egg Freezing to Female Employees

Two technology giants, Apple and Facebook, are now offering women a phenomenal new perk: they are now offering to freeze the eggs of their female employees… 276 more words

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