Publication: San Jose Business Journal

First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Google exec broke sound barrier, world record with 25.7-mile fall

Alan Eustace is now definitely one of the higher-ups at Google after setting the world record for the highest-altitude jump on Friday, breaking the sound barrier before opening his parachute in a nearly 26-mile fall.The New York Times reported that Alan ... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Oct 24 2014]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Photos, video document Google exec's world record 25.7 mile sky dive

Pictures and video from Google Inc. executive Alan Eustace's record, speed-of-sound sky dive were released by World View Enterprises, the commercial balloon spaceflight company that helped him do it.The dive happened in Roswell, New Mexico, at dawn with ... [Published San Jose Business Journal - 16 hours ago]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

'Meat is the new kale' — A photo tour of Root Down Farm in Pescadero

A hipster Thanksgiving fantasy can be had just outside Pescadero in San Mateo County, where Root Down Farms is raising turkeys, chickens and pigs in a sustainable way that treats the animals with respect.Dede Boies and David Evershed have made it their ... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

The 50 fastest-growing private companies in Silicon Valley (slideshow)

In Silicon Valley, it takes explosive growth to get noticed. We've found 50 companies whose sales put them at the top of the heap.This group of the 50 fastest-growing private companies in Silicon Valley spanned the gamut from selling artificial Christmas ... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Google CEO Page appoints Sundar Pichai as product boss

Google Inc. CEO is handing over responsibility for the company's products to a key lieutenant, Sundar Pichai, putting him in charge of research, search, maps, Google+, commerce, ads and infrastructure, Re/code reported.The executives who ran each of those ... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Proofpoint gets into social media security with $35M Nexgate buy

Security-as-a-service company Proofpoint has agreed to buy social media security startup Nexgate for about $35 million in cash.The Burlingame startup offers a cloud-based service that organizations can use to prevent abuse, add security and ensure compliance ... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Flickr co-founder's startup could hit $1B unicorn valuation in new funding

The newest $1 billion unicorn in the Bay Area could be Slack, the business collaboration startup from Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield.TechCrunch reported on Thursday that Butterfield is making the rounds for his second big funding of the year for ... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Soft Machines, the stealthy startup with the most cash, now has even more

Chip startup Soft Machines was already ranked as the best-funded stealth company in the country before it took the wraps off of what it has been doing this week.But the Santa Clara company founded by Intel veterans Mahesh Lingareddy and Mohammad Abdallah ... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Zuckerberg, translated: Chinese Q&A reveals his three top priorities

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's co-founder and CEO, recently surprised the world by posting a video of a question and answer session he held in China in which he chatted comfortably in Mandarin. What he said is equally interesting.After we published our story ... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

3-D printing services poised to eclipse manufacturers with intriguing offerings

SANTA CLARA — Members of the 3-D printing industry gathered this week to talk about the latest news from large manufacturers and the smaller companies that support them through material, software, and sales innovations.A big development on the conference ... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Oct 23 2014]
Entities: 3D Printing, Invention
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Little Italy's revival in San Jose welds together a symbol of progress

The effort to revitalize Little Italy in San Jose, a historical district that slept as other downtown neighborhoods underwent changes, took a symbolic step forward today when workers from S&S Welding crowned an archway welcoming visitors to its main commercial ... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Uber tests on-demand flu shots in Boston, is San Francisco next?

Too lazy to get a flu shot this season?San Francisco-based on-demand livery service Uber will come to you, if you live in Boston. The company said Thursday it's testing an on-demand flu prevention service in that city for one day only.From 10 a.m. until ... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Oct 23 2014]

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'Meat is the new kale' — A photo tour of Root D... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Oct 25 2014]
Google CEO Page appoints Sundar Pichai as produ... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Oct 24 2014]
The 50 fastest-growing private companies in Sil... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Oct 24 2014]
Google exec broke sound barrier, world record w... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Oct 24 2014]
Soft Machines, the stealthy startup with the mo... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Oct 24 2014]
Flickr co-founder's startup could hit $1B unico... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Oct 24 2014]
Zuckerberg, translated: Chinese Q&A reveals his... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Oct 24 2014]
Little Italy's revival in San Jose welds togeth... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Oct 23 2014]
3-D printing services poised to eclipse manufac... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Oct 23 2014]
Proofpoint gets into social media security with... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Oct 23 2014]
Silicon Valley VC confidence drops for first ti... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Oct 23 2014]
Uber tests on-demand flu shots in Boston, is Sa... [Published San Jose Business Journal - Oct 23 2014]
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