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TECH 04 Mar 2016 | 8:25 AM

Uber teams with Florida city on public transit test

A Florida city is testing whether it can save millions of dollars in road-building and other public transportation expenses by subsidising the cost of rides with Uber Technologies Inc.

TECH 18 Mar 2019 | 3:30 AM

In San Francisco, tech boom has left people priced out of housing

In San Francisco, far from the picturesque, winding streets in the hills, a glistening skyscraper represents how the country’s tech titans have transformed the city – and made it one of the world’s most expensive places to live.

TECH 09 Nov 2018 | 2:30 AM

Bay Area voters decide tech industry should pay its dues

The technology industry has turned the Bay Area into an economic powerhouse that many of the world's most valuable companies call home.

TECH 08 Oct 2018 | 3:00 AM

Aid groups use blockchain to ensure help reaches intended recipients

The technology behind Bitcoin is ensuring that help is going to the intended recipients.

TECH 18 Jul 2018 | 2:00 AM

Should Bay Area follow Seattle’s lead and tax tech giants?

As Silicon Valley considers taxing its tech companies to help fight the downsides of its tech boom – from clogged roadways to skyrocketing housing costs – local leaders are looking north for a lesson on how not to go about it.

TECH 14 Jun 2018 | 12:30 AM

Businesses get a win on head tax, but solution to Seattle homelessness crisis still elusive

The Seattle City Council's apparent reversal of the US$275 (RM1,098)-per-employee head tax would deliver a major victory to businesses whose political influence has waned in recent years, while blind-siding homelessness services providers by wiping away their biggest achievement.