Google selects Raleigh-Durham as next location to get Fiber


    Google has selected North Carolina as the fourth location to get its high-speed fiber-based Internet service.
    The Raleigh-Durham area will reportedly be the fourth city to get Google Fiber, following Kansas City, Austin, Texas and Provo, Utah.
    Multiple reports indicate construction of the North Carolina Fiber network is slated to begin in April.
    Google nor Raleigh-Durham officials have commented on why the area was picked, though the region is also known as the "Research Triangle" for its numerous tech and enterprise operations.  Full Story

Gilroy Costco shoppers may have been exposed to measles


    January 26, 2015--Shoppers at a Costco in Gilroy have been warned about the possibility they may have been exposed to the measles.
    The warning issued by the Santa Clara County Health Department says the possible exposure occurred on January 18th between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Costco on Camino Arroyo.
    Health officials say it's possible the patient may have also visited a Walmart right across the street.  Full Story

Two New York firms interested in buying owner of San Jose Mercury News


    January 26, 2015--One of the largest media companies in the South Bay could soon have a new owner.
    Two New York-based firms might be interested in buying Digital First Media, which owns the San Jose Mercury News, SiliconValley.com, as well as the Fremont Argus, Santa Cruz Sentinel, San Mateo County Times, Contra Costa Times, and the Oakland Tribune. 
    Bloomberg reports that Cerebrus Captial Mangement is in talks to take over Digital First.  Full Story