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Flooding forces hundreds from homes in San Jose, California

Murky, waist-high floodwaters swamped neighborhoods along a rain-swollen creek in the northern California city of San Jose on Tuesday, prompting authorities to issue evacuation orders or advisories for more than 1,000 homes, city officials said.

Xiaomi Global VP Hugo Barra quits; to continue as advisor

Xiaomi Global VP Hugo Barra quits; to continue as advisor

 Xiaomi Global Vice-President Hugo Barra announced his exit from the Chinese handset maker to return to the Silicon Valley.

Donald Trump meets with tech execs, including his critics

Donald Trump meets with tech execs, including his critics

US President-elect Donald Trump sat down Wednesday with top tech executives -- including several of his sharpest critics -- to mend fences after a divisive election in which the majority of Silicon Valley backed Hillary Clinton.

New immigration rules make H1B friendlier until President Trump takes over

New immigration rules make H1B friendlier until President Trump takes over

The USCIS will now allow terminated H1B visa holders a grace period of 60 days to either leave or sort out their paperwork for new jobs. 

5 Indian-Americans among America's richest 400: Forbes

5 Indian-Americans among America's richest 400: Forbes

Five Indian-Americans figure among America`s 400 richest people, in a list again headed by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, according to the survey by Forbes magazine.

Samsung, LG sued over US employee recruiting policies

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and LG Electronics were accused of agreeing not to poach each other`s U.S. employees, according to a U.S. civil lawsuit filed last week, in what has become a familiar allegation in Silicon Valley.

Former tech CEO Gurbaksh Chahal gets a year in jail in domestic violence case

Former tech CEO Gurbaksh Chahal gets a year in jail in domestic violence case

Former tech CEO and famous Silicon Valley entrepreneur, Gurbaksh Chahal, who came in limelight after selling his startup for $300 million at the age of 25 has been sentenced on Friday to a year in jail for violating his probation in a domestic violence case.

Wow! This self-driving robot can deliver food to your door (Watch)

Wow! This self-driving robot can deliver food to your door (Watch)

Recently, Starship Technologies conducted tests of its autonomous delivery robots in the heart of Silicon Valley. 

Peter Thiel tells Republican convention he is ''proud to be gay''

Republican National Convention to urge the country to discard petty cultural battles.

SEBI pitches India to Silicon Valley investors

SEBI pitches India to Silicon Valley investors

The head of India`s financial markets regulator visited Silicon Valley this week to promote rule changes in his country protecting minority shareholders and encourage more investment in his country`s thriving technology startups.

Apple, Google locked in battle for supremacy

It's not clear which of the two Silicon Valley giants will emerge on top in a contest which highlights the contrast of very different business models.

FBI unlocks iPhone of San Bernardino attacker, ending Apple battle

FBI unlocks iPhone of San Bernardino attacker, ending Apple battle

The FBI has unlocked the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, officials said Monday, ending a heated legal standoff with Apple that had pitted US authorities against Silicon Valley.

Silicon Valley wants 'dramatic expansion' of H1-B visa: Veritas CEO

Silicon Valley wants 'dramatic expansion' of H1-B visa: Veritas CEO

With IT firms struggling to find quality and right number of professionals, a top American CEO has called for a "dramatic expansion" of the H-1B visa scheme -popular among Indian tech firms- to meet the growing demand.

Majority of Silicon Valley employees not US-born?

Majority of Silicon Valley employees not US-born?

Silicon Valley has a significantly higher number of foreign-born employees with nearly three fourth of the workers in the field of computer and mathematics non-US citizens, a new report has said.

Pakistan to lift ban on 'YouTube' within days

Pakistan is likely to lift the ban on YouTube within days to reciprocate the move by Google, the parent company, which launched a localised version of the website in Pakistan earlier this week.

Hike Messenger raises funding from Silicon Valley veterans

Hike Messenger raises funding from Silicon Valley veterans

Over the last year, Hike has brought on board brands like PepsiCo, Amazon, Unilever and Zynga.

US seeks help of Silicon Valley companies to combat terrorism

This meeting is the latest in the administration's continuing dialogue with technology providers and others to ensure to combat terrorism.

Why are Indian students being deported from US?

Why are Indian students being deported from US?

The Indian Embassy in US has taken up the matter with the State Department, the National Security Council and the Department of Homeland Security.

Day after offloading students from its US-bound flight, Air India offers full refund

Day after offloading students from its US-bound flight, Air India offers full refund

A day after Air India stopped 19 Indian students from boarding its flight to San Francisco, the government-run airline announced to refund the entire ticket cost to these students.

OMG! Yahoo CEO was once a grocery store clerk

OMG! Yahoo CEO was once a grocery store clerk

Marissa Mayer is listed as the 22nd most powerful woman by Forbes magazine.