After weeks of pressure from Oakland nonprofits and community organizations, Uber has agreed to set up a meeting with a small group of local leaders to discuss the possibility of providing community benefits to Oakland [...]
Uber Technologies is teaming with an Oakland-based firm, 360 Total Concept, to host local business outreach events to maximize Oakland business participation as the ride-sharing company prepares to expand its headquarters to Oakland.
Dear Mr. Kalanick, When President Obama delivered his State of the Union address on Jan. 12, he said, “Today, technology doesn’t just replace jobs on the assembly line, but any job where work can [...]
By Ed Carpenter, USF News USF computer scientists have joined the national Computer Science For All movement to train 10,000 public school teachers to teach under-resourced high school students computer programming. It’s an effort [...]
A number of local leaders and nonprofit organizations in Oakland are kicking off a public discussion about how to “pull Uber over to the side of the road” – to demand that the global corporation [...]
A community forum, hosted by the Oakland Post and Greenlining, met on Thursday to begin a discussion on how to ensure that Uber and other large tech companies step up to fulfill their social responsibility [...]
BWOPA/TILE will honor six dynamic women under the age of 40 at its inaugural HerStory Empowers Awards ceremony on Thursday, July 28, 6 p.m. at Geoffrey’s Inner Circle, 410 14th St. in Oakland.
Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow Push Coalition recently hosted their Push Tech 2020 Summit, promoting diversity in the tech industry at the San Francisco Marriot Marquis on Friday, April 22. The conference is the culmination of Jackson’s [...]
San Jose, CA – One of the biggest technology companies in China has now set up shop in the United States. LeEco (formerly LeTV) was founded back in 2004 in China by Jia Yueting. The [...]
By: Angela Bronner Helm Tech giant Google announced last Friday that its philanthropic arm would be donating $1 million to Bryan Stevenson’s Alabama-based non-profit, Equal Justice Initiative.