TechLife News

SILICON VALLEY EAST: GOOGLE PLANS $1B EXPANSION IN NEW YORK

Silicon Valley is becoming Silicon Nation.

Google announced Monday it will spend more than $1 billion to build a new office complex in New York City that will allow the internet search giant to double the number of people it employs there.

It is the tech industry’s latest major expansion beyond the Seattle-San Francisco Bay corridor. It follows recent steps by Amazon and Apple to set up large operations well outside

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from TechLife News

TechLife News3 min readPolitics
Divisive Telescope To Restart Building Next Week In Hawaii
Construction on a giant telescope will start again next week after lengthy court battles and passionate protests from those who say building it on Hawaii’s tallest mountain will desecrate land sacred to some Native Hawaiians. State officials announce
TechLife News3 min read
Big Earthquakes Raise Interest In West Coast Warning System
The powerful Mojave Desert earthquakes that rocked California ended a years-long lull in major seismic activity and raised new interest in an early warning system being developed for the West Coast. The ShakeAlert system is substantially built in Cal
TechLife News2 min read
AT&T PULLS ‘FRIENDS’ FROM NETFLIX FOR ITS STREAMING SERVICE
AT&T is pulling “Friends” from Netflix to beef up its own upcoming streaming service. With new services launching, popular shows are splintering onto several different platforms. The wireless company, which owns the WarnerMedia entertainment business