San Francisco has gotten so expensive, some tech companies can’t convince employees to move there – CNBC

CNBC San Francisco has gotten so expensive, some tech companies can't convince employees to move thereCNBCWhen Australian digital media marketing and commerce company Rokt decided to start its U.S. outpost in 2014, it first headed where most tech startups find their footing: San Francisco. But it struggled with the fierce competition for tech talent in […]

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Top tech firms avoid encryption issue in government talks – The Guardian

TechCrunch Top tech firms avoid encryption issue in government talksThe GuardianThe joint message from the tech firms, which met Rudd on Thursday afternoon, focused on curbing extremist material and “ensuring terrorists do not have a voice online”. In her own statement, Rudd said this had been the focus of the meeting but insisted …UK wants […]

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Banks and Tech Firms Battle Over Something Akin to Gold: Your Data – New York Times

New York Times Banks and Tech Firms Battle Over Something Akin to Gold: Your DataNew York TimesSAN FRANCISCO — The big banks and Silicon Valley are waging an escalating battle over your personal financial data, including the amount you spent on dinner last week and how much you are paying for your mortgage. Technology start-ups […]

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WikiLeaks says it wants to give details on CIA hacking to tech companies – CNNMoney

CNNMoney WikiLeaks says it wants to give details on CIA hacking to tech companiesCNNMoneyWikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he wants to give details about stolen CIA hacking tools to tech companies so they can patch security holes. Assange made the offer during a press conference Thursday. He said WikiLeaks has "a lot" of unpublished …WikiLeaks offers […]

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