Berkeley's wage is set to rise to $19 by the year 2020, however, business owners oppose the proposal saying it will put their business at risk a that will eventually lead to closure. While activists and unions struggle for a $15 wage hike, Berkeley ha a proposal of $19 per hour by the year 2020. This would offer workers more of a living wage.
No American city has passed a ballot measure raising taxes on sugary drinks, and ahead of votes Tuesday in Berkeley and San Francisco, the U.S. soda industry has been working hard to keep it that way.
Berkeley, US-based on-demand food startup SpoonRocket raised $10 million in funding from Foundation Capital and General Catalyst to deliver food to customers in San Francisco and East Bay within 15 minutes.
Berkeley, US-based machine learning startup Wise.io pocketed $2.5 million in its first round of funding which was led by Voyager Capital to let its clients build machine learning models for customer behavior analytics.
Berkeley, US-based startup MobileWorks raised $2.1 million in funding to change the way outsourcing works by generating online jobs for people who cannot enter the traditional career path.
University of California, Berkeley's researchers would team up with the International Business Machines to use smartphones for a scientific breakthrough.
The UK homebuilder enters into a joint venture with a charitable institution worth US $616 million.