(Mercury News archive)
Quinn: Netflix, trying to be hero, can't win here

Netflix shouldn't have to extend benefits to its hourly workers that its salaried workers enjoy. But it should do better getting word out about how it does treat its warehouse staff.  
Impressed by the learning environment at Summit Public Schools, Facebook said Thursday that the social network teamed up with the charter school network to revamp an online education tool. Eventually, the social network plans to make the software available for free to all schools in the United States.  
 
Federal judge finalizes $415 million settlement that ends lawsuit over illegal hiring practices in Silicon Valley  
 
AP File Photo/Jeff Chiu
Today: Tesla stock jumped on Thursday after the Model X and Model 3 news, but fell back down before the market closing bell.  
 
Mary Altaffer
Samsung is back for its sixth smart watch since 2013 -- the Gear S2.
 
 
MARK RALSTON/AFP
Elon Musk announced Wednesday that the first Model X production cars will be handed over to new owners from the Tesla Motors Fremont plant Sept. 29.  
 
 
(Ed Crisostomo/The Orange County Register via AP)
'Star Wars' BB-8 droid is an instant hit

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ merchandise unveiling has fans waiting in line outside stores.