At the Stanford School of Medicine’s annual Health Matters conference, Manu Prakash showcased the Foldscope, a microscope that costs less than a dollar and has a resolution of 700 nanometers.
Movers and shakers in solar are reestablishing their presence in an industry that’s seen some turmoil in recent years. Our animated video overviews San Jose-based SunPower and San Mateo-based SolarCity.
Silicon Valley and Hong Kong share similarities as business centers. The chairman of the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation talked about business in the regions during a Bay Area trip.
Solar companies, like San Jose, Calif.-based SunPower Corp., are tapping into new consumer markets by offering creative financing options that allow customers to lease solar panel systems for their homes.
The San Jose-based firm’s Chief Executive Officer and President Tom Werner cited sustained demand across diverse sectors as a key factor in SunPower’s strong Q4 report.
By 2030, almost a quarter of San Mateo County’s population is expected to be older than 65. San Mateo city officials are exploring how to address housing affordability for an aging demographic.
Parcel taxes and bond measures will be decided in San Mateo’s municipal election on Nov. 5, while infrastructure issues and business concerns are the focus of the city council elections.
A San Mateo park turned into a data hub, as smartphone-wielding citizen scientists converged in a frenzy of knowledge gathering.
San Mateo city officials say they want to support local businesses whenever possible. When it came to awarding a recent contract, however, factors other than proximity came into play.