At least 10 large technology companies, including Google Inc., Facebook Inc. and Cisco Systems Inc., have pledged to invest at least $300,000 each in the next three years to maintain open-source software after the Heartbleed security bug exposed the lack of funding for such projects.
Zynga founder Mark Pincus, who made FarmVille a hit game on Facebook and then failed to come up with titles for mobile devices, stepped down from an operational role at the company he started seven years ago.
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said he wants to make his city the tech capital of the world, eschewing tax incentives or other traditional sweeteners in favor of creating affordable housing for middle-class workers.
In San Francisco, 65 percent of the population rents and the remaining 35 percent are homeowners. And in the past year the San Francisco real estate market has seen an 15.1 percent increase in value, with a median sales price of $939,400, according to Zillow.