Scott Budman, NBC Bay Area

Scott Budman

NBC Bay Area

Silicon Valley, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Scott:

Transportation Officials Look at Ways to Tackle Bay Area Traffic

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission is looking for commuters’ input on how to clear congested roads and ease traffic. → Read More

Planning for Retirement: 401(k) Balances Plunge

Have you checked your 401(k) lately? If not, we’re not suggesting you do. → Read More

Elizabeth Holmes Sentenced to More Than 11 Years in Prison for Theranos Scam

Disgraced Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes on Friday was sentenced to more than 11 years after she was convicted on three felony counts of wire fraud and one felony count of conspiracy to commit fraud. → Read More

Local Politicians Worried About Election Misinformation

Local politicians are worried social media is helping the spread of election misinformation. → Read More

Employment Lawyer Explains What's Next in Twitter's Saga

From laid off employees being asked to come back, to users leaving the platform, to election misinformation concerns, the social media platform is battling it all. → Read More

Help Wanted: Companies Starting to Hire Again

Many companies are starting to hire again even though we’re still fighting inflation. → Read More

Serena Williams Speaks at TechCrunch Event

Tennis legend Serena Williams was in the Bay Area Wednesday for an event. → Read More

Chavez vs. Mahan: Closer Look at Candidates Seeking to Become San Jose's Next Mayor

San Jose voters will choose between Cindy Chavez and Matt Mahan to become the city’s next mayor. → Read More

By the Numbers: Tech Jobs Keeping Economy Hot, Tanking Stock Market

More than 250,000 new jobs were created last month — a historically-low jobless rate — and it’s causing the stock market to tank. → Read More

Massive Camera for Astronomy Built in the Bay Area

Humankind will soon get even more awe-inspiring images from space thanks to a gigantic camera built in the Bay Area. → Read More

TikTok Headquarters Coming to the South Bay

The hottest and most controversial company in the world is coming to the Bay Area. → Read More

Man, San Jose Fight Over Park in Alviso

A South Bay man says he’s tired of waiting and now is trying to build a park in his neighborhood. → Read More

Searching for More Space? Rental Price for 2-Bedroom Apartments on the Rise

Bay Area rent prices are going up and down depending on exactly what kind of home people are looking for. → Read More

Bay Area Home Prices Continue to Drop Along With Inventory

Home prices in the Bay Area continue dropping. But the bad thing is, so is the inventory. → Read More

Silicon Valley Startup Sparks Controversy Over What Critics Call ‘Racist Software'

A Silicon Valley startup is sparking controversy for its, what critics call, “racist software.” → Read More

Why Are Bay Area Home Prices Dropping?

Median home prices in San Francisco have fallen by more than $300,000 in three months, real estate website Compass reports in a new survey analyzing the Bay Area real estate market. → Read More

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