• Some investors are donating their homes to families in need, as the tech industry responds to the California wildfires

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    The Northern California Camp Fire and Woolsey Fire near Malibu have collectively claimed the lives of at least 50 people as of Wednesday, and destroyed over 8,000 homes.
    Some prominent investors, like Redpoint Ventures' Ryan Sarver and ENIAC Ventures' Nihal Mehta, have responded by offering up their Northern California homes to those displaced by the fires.
    Airbnb has been able to facilitate the offering up of homes, as well, with over 2,000 hosts offering shelter across California through the company's Open Homes Program.
    Other tech companies including Facebook, Google, Apple are doing...
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  • This list of the worst fires in California history puts the Camp fire in tragic perspective

    This list of the worst fires in California history puts the Camp fire in tragic perspective

    1 month ago - By Fast Company

    The Camp Fire is not the largest in California history, but it is the most destructive.
    So far, the Camp fire in Northern California has scorched some 135,000 acres , according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or Cal Fire. While the blaze is only 35% contained, it has already become the deadliest and costliest in state history.
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