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BUSINESS | Trump Tosses His Support Behind Another Effort To Take Out One Of Silicon Valley’s Biggest Fish

BUSINESS | Trump Tosses His Support Behind Another Effort To Take Out One Of Silicon Valley’s Biggest Fish

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER . The Trump administration filed an amicus brief Wednesday supporting Oracle’s nearly decade-long lawsuit holding Google responsible for supposedly stealing the company’s software code. Google’s arguments against claims that it stole thousands of lines of code from Oracle are “unpersuasive,” the solicitor general’s office noted in the memo. If Google loses, then it could […]

Two Cats Live Alone in $1,500 Silicon Valley Apartment

Two Cats Live Alone in $1,500 Silicon Valley Apartment

Jon Brown, Contributor    In the latest example of Silicon Valley opulence, two cats are reportedly the sole occupants of a $1,500-per-month studio apartment in the San Francisco Bay Area. The fortunate felines, named Tina and Louise, are the pets of 18-year-old college student Victoria Amith, Mercury News reported. Amith’s father, 43-year-old Troy Good, works for an […]

Ham and Eggs | An Age-old pension movement in California

Ham and Eggs | An Age-old pension movement in California

  By Richard Colman In the 1930’s, during the Great Depression, California had an old-age pension movement called the Ham and Eggs plan.  Under the plan, each person qualified to vote in California, age 50 or over, and unemployed would receive $30 every week.  To keep the plan funded, there would be weekly tax of […]

Taxes and Housing Prices

Taxes and Housing Prices

  By Richard Colman, California Political News and Views   Anecdotal evidence coming from Silicon Valley goes like this:  A family earning $300,000 a year may not be able to obtain a loan for a house. Silicon Valley, which is about 40 miles south of San Francisco, is the home of many high-technology companies such as […]

Walkouts, Lawsuits, DNC Sues, Californians Push back on Sanctuary State and More |Look At News Daily  (April 14-20/Day 85-91) Week 13

Walkouts, Lawsuits, DNC Sues, Californians Push back on Sanctuary State and More |Look At News Daily  (April 14-20/Day 85-91) Week 13

By Michael Hernandez   April 14 (Saturday): Day 85 Billionaire wants California divided into three states Billionaire venture capitalist Tim Draper believes that to better represent its citizens, California should be divided. Draper has been pitching the “Cal 3” plan for years, but 2018 has given it the sort of traction it needs to get […]

California Dams and Gun Control and So Much More — Look At News Daily  (Feb. 17-23/Day 29-35) Week 5

California Dams and Gun Control and So Much More — Look At News Daily  (Feb. 17-23/Day 29-35) Week 5

By Michael Hernandez   February 17 (Saturday): Day 29 Florida Governor calls on FBI Director to resign over agency’s failures Florida Governor Rick Scott is calling on FBI Director Christopher A. Wray to resign for the agency’s failure to take action over warnings that the Parkland school shooter was a powder keg waiting to go off. […]

Silicon Valley Billionaires Are the New Robber Barons

Silicon Valley Billionaires Are the New Robber Barons

. By Victor Davis Hanson   Progressives used to pressure U.S. corporations to cut back on outsourcing and on the tactic of building their products abroad to take advantage of inexpensive foreign workers. During the 2012 election, President Obama attacked Mitt Romney as a potential illiberal “outsourcer in chief” for investing in companies that went […]

Silicon Valley faces slowdown

Silicon Valley faces slowdown

By James Poulos Market watchers have keyed in to a series of statistics suggesting breakneck growth in Silicon Valley has begun to slow down. “Tech companies in San Francisco and San Mateo counties lost 700 jobs from January to February and tech employment has dropped by 3,200 jobs since hitting a peak last August,” the […]

Peter Thiel Sees More ‘Economic Progress’ From Fracking Than Silicon Valley

Peter Thiel Sees More ‘Economic Progress’ From Fracking Than Silicon Valley

Peter Thiel, a tech billionaire and confidante to President Donald Trump, said something you don’t often hear from Silicon Valley moguls: hydraulic fracturing did more for progress than the tech boom. “What’s very striking is that on some level I think fracking represents a bigger economic form of progress for our society as a whole […]

Silicon Valley Seems To Love Burying Conservative News

Silicon Valley Seems To Love Burying Conservative News

Silicon Valley and the larger tech industry are consistently accused of political censorship, and platforms and services often seem to be showing it. Facebook employees in control of the social network’s trending news section allegedly suppressed stories more likely to be interesting to conservative readers, which subsequently bumped positive liberal stories up higher, according to […]

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