Corporate power in the Bay Area and beyond

by Kyle Stone and Kevin Connor Our research project on the Bay Area’s ten largest corporations was fully funded on Spot.us in early October and has come to a close, but with it we’ve built a lasting resource that we hope will continue to pay dividends for watchdog efforts in California. We focused on identifying and …

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Google: The world’s search engine

I spent last week investigating Apple for our project Who’s Behind the Bay Area’s Top Ten Companies?, which we’ve posted as a pitch on Spot.us. Good thing I researched Apple — number eight on our list of the Bay Area’s top 10 companies — because I’ve spent this week probing Google and there are a …

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Apple: Silicon Valley’s staple

Apple is next in our series on our latest project, Who’s Behind the Bay Area’s Most Powerful Companies?, which Kyle and Matthew have kicked off with posts on Chevron, McKesson, and Hewlett Packard.  The project is being funded by our pitch on Spot.us. It’s no secret that Silicon Valley has a cutthroat employment cycle. Companies …

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Findings from Hewlett-Packard Research

Being one of the largest and most-established producers of consumer technology in the world, it is no surprise that Hewlett-Packard maintains a dominating presence within northern California’s business, commerce, and and information networks. (Want to learn more about the ties behind the Bay Area’s biggest companies? Donate to our investigation on Spot.Us.) …

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