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Uber released its first diversity report following months of bad press, including fierce backlash over sexual harassment allegations. And the disappointing figures reveal its recruitment struggles are similar to many Silicon Valley companies.
Could a lawsuit from Google become Uber’s death knell? If the future is autonomous cars, then this ridesharing company's prospects look bleak.
A California startup claims it has a long-term solution to the trucking industry's ongoing labor shortage woes: self-driving trucks that haul freight across the country with the aid of remote human drivers.
The computer hardware giant HP plans to aggressively reduce its greenhouse gas emissions over the next decade. And that's not all.
The Bay Area is arguably becoming the most economically and culturally segregated metropolitan region in the U.S. In short: Housing is becoming even more expensive, and more people of color are packing their bags and leaving.
After months of controversy surrounding allegations of racial discrimination by its hosts, Airbnb will require all users to agree to an anti-discrimination pledge starting tomorrow, November 1.
SolarCity is offering up to $1,000 in cash to Airbnb hosts who install solar power systems on their rooftops. Both companies are leaning on the environmental benefits of solar in order to resonate with customers.
How can a company demonstrate that it is an ally of the Black Lives Matter movement, or any group that considers itself under-represented or the object of bias in the workplace?
Another startup, Palo Alto-based SunToWater, claims it has a residential and commercial solution that can produce drinking water from air with minimal energy. But does the system deliver?
Hampton Creek and its founder and CEO, Josh Tetrick, are accused of cooking the books, over-inflating environmental data and, in the end, possibly defrauding investors.
There is now a new term that aims to score consumer acceptance of meat produced without animal slaughter: clean meat. But will consumers buy in?
A study published in the journal Science proposes that municipalities and philanthropic agencies can prevent homelessness by offering a one-time cash infusion of as low as $1,000.