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Jeremy C. Owens / Mercury News:
Cypress Semiconductor and Spansion complete $5B merger, company plans to lay off 1,600 workers worldwide within three weeks   —  Exclusive: Hundreds being laid off as Cypress and Spansion merge in $5B deal, internal memo shows  —  Today: The merger of Silicon Valley chip companies Cypress Semiconductor …
Mar 12, 2015, 7:45 PMIn context
Julia Love / Mercury News:
Apple to make many security guards full-time employees   —  CUPERTINO — Amid debate about Silicon Valley's sweeping use of contract workers, Apple will dramatically expand its in-house security team, giving the officers the same benefits as other employees.  —  After a yearlong review …
Mar 3, 2015, 8:40 PMIn context
George Avalos / Mercury News:
Report: Silicon Valley powers to record job boom, but surge produces income gap   —  SAN JOSE — The Silicon Valley economy is red hot and the growth looks like it will intensify, with technology leading the employment and investment boom in the region, according to the latest Joint Venture Silicon Valley Index …
Feb 4, 2015, 9:00 AMIn context
Heather Somerville / Mercury News:
Venture funds raised $29.8B in 2014, a 69% increase over 2013 and highest amount since 2007   —  Venture funds raise $29.8 billion as tech draws eager investors  —  Venture capital firms are the wealthiest they've been in seven years, as investors from all ends of the globe are eagerly writing …
Jan 13, 2015, 11:25 AMIn context
Jeremy C. Owens / Mercury News:
Networking company Riverbed Technology to be acquired by private equity firm Thoma Bravo for $3.6B after activist investor struggle   —  Riverbed Technology to sell for $3.6 billion after activist investor struggle  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Networking company Riverbed Technology has agreed …
Dec 15, 2014, 7:55 PMIn context
Julia Love / Mercury News:
Protesters storm Apple campus urging better working conditions for service workers   —  CUPERTINO — As rain pummeled the Bay Area, a group of protesters stormed Apple's campus Thursday, calling for the tech giant to help the service workers who keep its campus humming make a better living.
Dec 12, 2014, 12:50 AMIn context
Jeremy C. Owens / Mercury News:
Cypress Semiconductor buys Spansion in $4B Silicon Valley chip deal   —  Cypress Semiconductors and Spansion, two of the largest chip companies in Silicon Valley, announced Monday that they will merge in a $4 billion deal.  The newly formed company will retain the Cypress name and San Jose headquarters …
Dec 1, 2014, 6:35 PMIn context
Julia Love / Mercury News:
Union pushes for better conditions for security guards on Apple campus   —  As organized labor expands its efforts in Silicon Valley, a local union and civil rights activist the Rev. Jesse Jackson are pushing for better working conditions for the security guards who work at Apple's campus.
Nov 26, 2014, 1:30 AMIn context
Jeremy C. Owens / Mercury News:
Apple downplays Masque threat, ‘not aware’ of any users affected   —  CUPERTINO — In Apple's first statement since a vulnerability in its popular mobile devices was described by security specialists, the company said Thursday that it was unaware of any user actually being hacked through the “Masque Attack” technique.
Nov 13, 2014, 11:55 PMIn context
Michelle Quinn / Mercury News:
Sean Parker building an app aiding beachgoers as part of his settlment with Coastal Commission   —  Sean Parker s novel restitution - a statewide beach access mobile app  —  Sean Parker is working on a California public access mobile app as part of his settlement last year with the state Coastal Commission over his wedding at Big Sur.
Oct 26, 2014, 9:20 PMIn context

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