In the news on April 7: SF Giants get Virgin America–on their first day, too; the economy batters solar energy sales; and GM teams up with Segway for PUMA project.
Menlo Park-based Solar Enertech hires Steve Ye as CFO. SF Business Times
Santa Clara-based Applied Materials reports sale sale cut from $1.9B to $250M. SF Business Times
Virgin America makes a deal with SF Giants. SF Business Times
Oakland Mayor Dellums kicks off Bank on Oakland initiative. SF Business Times
SFO gets $1.7 million grant to build hydrogen gas station. SF Business Times
Union City-based Abaxis sales exec leaves during reorganization. SF Business Times
Tech companies like Oracle and Cisco are set to help navigate stimulus. SF Business Times
Berkeley-based Aerovance raises $38M in equity financing. SF Business Times
Do you want a Segway? So do we–and so does GM, who has announced that they’re working with Segway on Project PUMA (Personal Urban Mobility and Accessibility). Crunchgear
The Death of XP–office support, that is. CNET
Cheaper iTunes music? We like this, too. Chron
Google knows where you are–and uses it to localize your search results. SF Business Times
Redevelopment of Hunters Point to look like Mission Bay. Curbed
What did we miss? Let us know.