About SiliconBeat

SiliconBeat is the official technology blog of the San Jose Mercury News.
Ethan Baron
Internet reporter at the San Jose Mercury News
George Avalos
George Avalos is a business reporter for the Bay Area News Group. He can be reached at gavalos@bayareanewsgroup.com.
Karen Casto
Karen Casto is an assistant business editor with an interest in all things Silicon Valley. She is also the editor of Siliconbeat.com
Louis Hansen
Louis Hansen covers green energy for the Mercury News.
Levi Sumagaysay
Levi Sumagaysay is editor of SiliconBeat and Good Morning Silicon Valley. Email: lsumagaysay@mercurynews.com. Twitter: @levisu
Marisa Kendall
Marisa Kendall covers venture capital and startups for the San Jose Mercury News. She previously covered tech litigation for The Recorder in San Francisco. Prior to moving to California, she was a crime reporter in Southwest Florida.
Michelle Quinn
Michelle Quinn is a Business Columnist at the San Jose Mercury News. Prior to her current role, she was the Silicon Valley correspondent at Politico covering tech policy and politics. She has also covered the tech industry at the Los Angeles Times and the San Francisco Chronicle. She was a blogger for the New York Times. She can be reached at mquinn@mercurynews.com or (510) 394-4196
Pete Carey
Pete Carey covers tech and things that need investigating. He can be reached at pcarey@mercurynews.com.
Patrick May
With more than 30 years on the front line of daily American journalism, I'm currently a Staff Writer at the San Jose Mercury News, covering start-ups, smackdowns and people-centric business stories from Silicon Valley, and have been featured on the "Into Tomorrow" radio show. You can reach me at 408-920-5689 or at pmay@mercurynews.com
Queenie Wong
Queenie Wong is a technology reporter covering social media companies including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. She can be reached at qwong@mercurynews.com.
Rex Crum
Rex Crum is the Senior Web Editor, Business for the Mercury News. He has written about technology and the business of technology for more than a decade. When he isn't covering business or technology, he plays dad to his two young daughters and lives and dies along with his hometown Seattle Mariners and Seattle Seahawks. Contact him at 408-278-3415 and follow him on Twitter.com/rexcrum
Troy Wolverton
Troy writes the Tech Files column as the Personal Technology Columnist at the San Jose Mercury News. He also covers the digital media, mobile and video game industries and writes occasionally about Apple, chips, social networking and other aspects of technology. Previously, Troy covered Apple and the consumer electronics industry. Prior to joining the Mercury News, Troy reported on technology, business and financial issues for TheStreet.com and CNET News.com. He can be reached at twolverton@mercurynews.com.
  • jakeleone

    InfoSys recently paid a huge settlement, 34 million dollars, for fraud related to their misuse of the B-1 visa.

    Look, these contractor are lying on Federal forms, and in doing so they are avoid State and Federal taxes.

    We know there 170 such workers at Tesla, why isn’t the government pushing for the tax money that is due?