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 an editor for SiliconBeat.
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.
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
Richard Scheinin
Richard Scheinin covers residential real estate for the Mercury News. He has written for GQ and Rolling Stone and is the author of Field of Screams: The Dark Underside of America’s National Pastime (W.W. Norton), a history of baseball. During his 25-plus years at the paper, his work has been submitted for Pulitzer Prizes for reporting on religion, classical music and jazz. He shared in the Pulitzer Prize awarded to the Mercury News staff for coverage of the Loma Prieta earthquake. He has profiled hundreds of public figures, from Ike Turner to Tony La Russa.
Seung Lee
Seung covers Apple and personal technology for the Bay Area News Group. He was previously a technology reporter for Newsweek and a weekly columnist for the San Francisco Examiner. Seung grew up in Los Angeles and graduated from UC Berkeley.
  • 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?