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San Francisco’s homeless population has swelled by 17% in two years, with most of that growth coming from people living out of their cars
The increased street count shows how San Francisco's long-standing homelessness crisis is getting worse.
uBiome’s founder repeatedly presented herself as years younger than she was, in the latest sign of trouble at the embattled $600 million poop-te...
Cofounder Jessica Richman presented herself as years younger than she was, in an apparent effort to be included in articles showcasing young founders.
The inside story of how the Silicon Valley burger startup Impossible Foods is going global after its sizzling Burger King debut
To create the Impossible Burger 2.0, the company had to change the recipe. One tweak that could be controversial involves using genetically modified soy.
Uber just went public. Here’s what 12 of its earliest employees are doing now, from the former intern who’s now a powerful exec to the ous...
Some of Uber's earliest employees are still at the company while others, such as Travis Kalanick and Oscar Salazar, have moved on to pursue other ventures.
Facebook’s effort to stop suicides by monitoring your posts reveals a worrisome gap between tech giants and healthcare experts
Facebook has a suicide-monitoring tool that has dispatched emergency responders more than 3,500 times. But we don't know how well it works, experts say.
E-cig company Juul is diving further into health with an app geared toward turning smokers into Juulers
Eager to show that its e-cigarettes can help adult smokers, Juul is pushing into healthcare. It's planning an app aimed at smokers switching to vaping
From suicide prevention to genetic testing, there’s a widening disconnect between Silicon Valley health tech and outside experts who see red fla...
"There's almost this implicit assumption that they play by a different set of rules," a Harvard psychiatrist and tech consultant said.
This map showing the fastest and slowest internet speeds in the US could predict the path of a Silicon Valley startup exodus
This map shows the fastest and slowest internet speeds in the US. Here’s why that’s important for startup founders looking to leave Silicon Valley.
Online learning startup Coursera nabs $103 in Series E funding tied to valuation “well north” of $1 billion
Meet Craig ‘Craigslist’ Newmark, the self-professed ‘nerd’ who built a $1 billion online listing empire and donated $20 millio...
Craig Newmark started a newsletter in 1995 that grew into Craigslist. Today, a forthcoming company — tech news site The Markup — backed by Newmark is making headlines.