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.
Google is donating nearly $7 million so that 31,000 low-income San Francisco kids, ages 5 to 17, can ride the bus for free, the San Francisco Mayor's Office announced Thursday, reported the Los Angeles Times.
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The relationship between the Obama administration and Silicon Valley has been a bit rocky this past year, what with the NSA revelations.
U.S. Commerce Sec. Penny Pritzker is in Silicon Valley this week with the message that the administration is doing Read More →
In the ongoing war for tech talent, Google is opening up an office to house about 200 workers in San Francisco's Mission District, according to The Financial Times, citing unnamed sources.
The article says that the Internet giant plans Read More →
Intellectual Ventures, the large patent-holding company co-founded by former Microsoft executive Nathan Myhrvold, is trimming its workforce by 5 percent, Recode reported Thursday.
The private firm based in the Seattle area raises money for funds that spend billions buying Read More →