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Google Buses Symbolize A Tale of Two Cities

Coined “Google buses,” the long-haul commuter shuttles (most operated by third-party vendors) transport Google, Facebook, Apple, Yahoo and other tech employees day-in and…

The Bay Area’s Affordable Housing Options: Band Aid or Panacea?

Whether you live in Oakland, the densely-packed neighborhoods of San Francisco or the comfortable 'burbs of Lafayette, housing is expensive -- and, for…

Is the Bay Area Gig Economy in a Bubble?

The gig economy has transformed the San Francisco Bay Area. But with with the recent shut-down of house-cleaning app Homejoy, some are concerned…

An Up-Close Look at Homelessness in Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley has both the tools and the talent to become much more part of the solution to ending homelessness. It also has…

Did Airbnb Win or Lose On Prop F?

Airbnb successfully lobbied to defeat a ballot initiative that sought to limit house-sharing in San Francisco. But did the company really win?

How We Got Into This Mess: A History of Bay Area Transportation

Today, the San Francisco Bay Area is in the midst of another boom, but its transportation system is at peak capacity. Here's how…

Tech Titans: Community Citizens?

As companies continue to pressure Bay Area communities to build new office parks, they often fail to lobby for housing and transportation options…
Dozens of tech companies call the San Francisco Bay Area home. But are they aware enough about the impacts their presence has on local communities?

3p Weekend: 3 Ways #TechTitans Impact the Bay Area

Dozens of tech companies call the San Francisco Bay Area home. But are they aware enough about the impacts their presence has on…
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Twitter Chat Recap: #TechTitans

Today, TriplePundit and distinguished panelists came together for a special hour-long Twitter Chat at #TechTitans to discuss tech companies in the Bay Area.
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Join Our Crowdfunding Campaign! #TechTitans and the Housing Crisis

As you may have heard, TriplePundit is developing a three-part multimedia series to examine the blind spot facing many tech companies when it…

Twitter Sets Diversity Goals, But Experts Say That’s Not Enough

Twitter's recent announcement that it is setting diversity goals for 2016 is no surprise. It's the latest tech company to 'come clean' about…

The ROI of San Francisco’s Zero-Waste Program

Seizing an opportunity to conserve resources, reduce environmental impact, and create jobs, the city of San Francisco set a goal in 2002 to…

Survival Amid Riches: Homelessness in the Silicon Valley

Although booming with Fortune 500 companies, California's Santa Clara County is surrounded by homelessness and offers little solution to help these at-risk residents…

This Hilarious Fake App Exploits the Power of Privilege

The winning entry at this year’s Comedy Hack Day in San Francisco, WellDeserved perfectly sums up everything that is wrong with Silicon Valley.…
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3p Weekend: Top 10 U.S. Cities for Electric Vehicles

This week ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, released a list of the top 10 friendliest metropolitan areas for EV…