San Mateo County’s women’s jail is not equipped for pregnant inmates to give birth or care for newborns. This video examines difficulties women and law enforcement officials face when babies are born behind bars.
Last year, Stanford biology student Adam Cole decided to write an original song to honor his mom on Mother’s Day. The biology-themed ballad became a YouTube hit.
Thirty percent of Americans with cell phones currently use smartphones, and experts predict that number to rise to 50 percent this year. Service providers offer tiered data plans to keep from overburdening networks.
In California, 70 percent of released inmates return to prison – the highest recidivism rate in the nation. But, in San Mateo County, only 11 percent inmates enrolled in the Achieve 180 program return to prison.
In just a few years, smartphones with high-quality cameras have revolutionized the way people take and share photos. Older photo-sharing websites like Shutterfly are trying to find their niche.
Burt Herman, founder of Hacks/Hackers, urged business people, technologist and journalists to collaborate on new media solutions at a Stanford Entrepreneurship Week event.
Shutterfly, Redwood City’s web-based personalized publishing company, expanded its retail presence and enhanced its product features and social media presence this year, leading to big fourth quarter earnings.
Data centers – warehouses full of computer servers that host websites – require vast amounts of electricity and emit more CO2 than small countries. And half a dozen of them are located in the city of Santa Clara.
Some Santa Clara employees will begin receiving layoff notices this week, but there is still time to avert job losses.