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Scott Budman

NBC Los Angeles

Silicon Valley, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Scott:

Bay Area Businesses Can't Hire Fast Enough to Keep Up With Demand

The need for businesses to hire more comes as a new national report showed the United States added 528,000 jobs in July. → Read More

Is It Better to Rent or Buy in the Bay Area? New Data Takes a Closer Look

In the Bay Area, the rent vs. buy debate just got more interesting because of a certain piece of information. → Read More

Competition for Bay Area Apartments Heating Up

Bay Area housing prices are starting to drop, but renting an apartment in the region is getting tougher. → Read More

Climate Bill: Silicon Valley's Green Tech Back in Spotlight

NBC Bay Area business and tech reporter Scott Budman breaks down the climate bill heading for approval and how the Bay Area will be impacted. → Read More

New Survey Names San Jose Top City for Millennials

A new survey published this week names San Jose the top spot for millennials. → Read More

Bay Area Housing Prices and Sales Falling

It’s a paradox, but housing prices and housing sales in the Bay Area are falling. → Read More

High Housing Costs, Remote Work Leading People to Move Out of the Bay Area

The Bay Area had the largest net outflow of any large metro area over the last three months, Redfin says, and that appears to be driven by the region’s high housing costs and the ability people have to work remotely. → Read More

Electric Vehicle Sales Rise Amid Demand, High Gas Prices

For the first time, more than 5% of all cars sold in America are electric. → Read More

June Numbers Show Job Growth is Strong, Unemployment Low

After weeks of bad economic news, the latest federal numbers show that job growth is surprisingly strong and unemployment is still very low. → Read More

Here's Why Gas Prices Are Still High Despite Lower Oil Prices

After months of climbing, oil prices are dropping, but gas prices in the Bay Area are not – at least not yet. → Read More

New BA.5 COVID Subvariant: What to Know

BA.5, the newest COVID subvariant of the omicron family, comes with a new problem. → Read More

Overturning of Roe v. Wade Heightens Technology Privacy Concerns

Friday’s Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade raised privacy concerns for women, specifically questions about the privacy threat that could come with certain apps and smartphone location technology. → Read More

Google Engineer Claims Piece of Software Has Feelings

A Google engineer claims to have discovered a piece of software that has feelings and even a soul, but the Silicon Valley company and many tech experts are skeptical. → Read More

San Francisco Police Officers Won't March in Pride Parade

San Francisco police officers said in a statement they wont participate in the Pride Parade after controversy surrounding uniforms. → Read More

More Supply Met With Less Demand in Bay Area Housing Market

Housing inventory in the Bay Area is finally up, but that hasn’t done anything to keep prices down. → Read More

Pinterest Will Now Take Down Content Spreading Climate Change Misinformation

The new policy makes it the first social network to prohibit users from sharing inaccurate data about climate. → Read More

Women Face New Privacy Fears With Abortion Rights Threatened

In the wake of the leaked Supreme Court draft that would overturn Roe v. Wade, many women say they’re confronting new privacy fears brought on by modern technology and the bounty that some states are putting on information about women visiting clinics. → Read More

Inflation Forcing Higher-Income Consumers to Also Cut Back

Rising inflation is now forcing high-income earners to also tighten their belts, a new CNBC survey says. → Read More

Testimony Continues in Balwani-Theranos Fraud Trial

One day after taking a hit, the defense team for Sunny Balwani may have notched a victory in court Wednesday. Scott Budman reports. → Read More

Bay Area Company's Satellite Designed to Help Fight Climate Change

A satellite from Palo Alto's Pixxel — being launched into space on a SpaceX rocket — will take and send back images to help find and track climate issues. → Read More