Daily Archives: November 21, 2018

Facebook execs admit that George Soros was target of opposition research

Facebook Inc. acknowledged Wednesday afternoon that it did employ a Washington, D.C., public relations firm to investigate the billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros after he called the social media giant a "menace to society." The revel...

By | 2018-11-21T23:06:48+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Media|

3 big things the city of San Jose says it wants from Google and its downtown campus

Officials in San Jose have laid out a three-part plan of attack to reap community benefits and keep housing costs low if Google gets its way in planting a massive new campus in the city’s downtown.

By | 2018-11-21T22:52:15+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Technology|

Flick picks: Fathers’ sins revisited by sons in ‘Creed II’

More than three decades after Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) and Ivan Drago (Dolph Lundgren) traded punches in a Christmas Day match in Moscow, the lifelong rivals are in opposite corners of the ring again in “Creed II.” Only this time they’re coac...

By | 2018-11-21T22:38:07+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Media|

Open enrollment for health plans is sluggish in Oregon so far

At the midway point of open enrollment seasons, the number of people buying health plans is lagging last year’s tally both in Oregon and nationally. During the first 17 days of open enrollment, 33,394 people selected health plans, according to numbers...

By | 2018-11-21T22:37:41+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Healthcare|

Union duels with Kaiser Permanente over mental health staffing

Behavioral health employees under Kaiser Permanente say they are planning a round of strikes next month, continuing the saga of disputes over the HMO's mental health services. The National Union of Healthcare Workers said it intends to stage a five-d...

By | 2018-11-21T22:09:33+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Healthcare|

What’s going on in Silicon Valley? Here’s what’s up for Nov. 23-30

Have an opening in your schedule coming up soon? Take a look at the Silicon Valley Business Journal's weekly calendar. One of the feature events for the coming week is the Silicon Valley Business Journal's C-Suite Awards Nov. 29 at The Westin San Jose...

By | 2018-11-21T21:01:38+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Education|

City rejects Portland Marathon bid, goes back to the starting line

Portland leaders have reopened the application process for the city's 2019 marathon. In so doing, it has effectively rejected the highest-rated bid, from the Utah company Brooksee LLC. The city had sought a new race organizer after a hectic past year ...

By | 2018-11-21T20:49:02+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Sports|

Birmingham company earns national award for bank software

Birmingham-based Innovative Legacy Solutions recently was awarded the BankNews Magazine 2018 Innovative Solution Award for its OmniView product. The Innovative Solutions Awards recognizes companies nationwide that have introduced, or significantly enh...

By | 2018-11-21T18:33:33+00:00 November 21st, 2018|Economics|