There are plenty of Silicon Valley executives who live fabulous and lavish lifestyles, but not all of tech's millionaires and billionaires care to flaunt their wealth. Some tech leaders prefer to use their wealth as a cushion to life comfortably, but not excessively. Show More Summary
Drafthouse Films has sprung for Amira & Sam, an indie dramedy romance starring Martin Starr (Silicon Valley, Freaks and Geeks) and newcomer Dina Shihabi as an Army vet and an illegal Iraqi immigrant whose love is put to the test when she's faced with deportation. Show More Summary
"Silicon Valley" might not have won the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series at the 66th primetime Emmy Awards, but as star Kumail Nanjiani noted, "We came in second!"Earning an Emmy nomination for a freshman season is no small feat, and the critical praise lavished on "Silicon Valley" for Season 1 make expectations pretty high during Season 2. Show More Summary
Silicon Valley's top tech firms are infamous for paying their help borderline-poverty wages, including private security. Today, some of Apple's retail and corporate guards protested their low pay at the company's flagship shop in San Francisco. Read more...
If Silicon Valley engineers and executives can use the Lean Startup method to build companies, why not apply it to finding the right mate?
Apple on Thursday sent out invitations to an event on September 9 near its Silicon Valley headquarters, amid rumors the tech giant will unveil a new iPhone and maybe a wearable device. Rumors about Apple's plans have been swirling for months, with many observers convinced a new-generation iPhone with a larger screen could be on the cards. Show More Summary
The free market strikes again! A former Iowa state senator has pled guilty to receiving (and concealing) a $73,000 payment from Ron Paul, Silicon Valley’s favorite libertarian, to switch his support away from Michele Bachmann in the last presidential election. Show More Summary
Reports circulated last week that the US Chief Technical Officer would step down soon, and now the White House has confirmed the news to Wired. Todd Park, the man who led the charge to retool the government's use of tech, will remain an adviser to...
Last week, Singularity University hosted the Closing Ceremony of its 2014 Graduate Studies Program, the pinnacle of an annual program that brought 80 entrepreneurs and visionaries from 35 countries to Silicon Valley for an intense 10-week crash course on exponential technologies and global grand challenges. Now in its sixth year, the event was a celebration […]
Tech companies across the board are hitting record stock prices, TechCrunch notes, as investors scurry to pump their money into anything remotely related to Silicon Valley. This week, companies such as Apple, Facebook, MobileIron, TubeMogul, and Arista Networks have all hit all-time highs. Read more...
Let’s face it, HP was once the king of Silicon Valley, but over the last several years, the company has had issues due in part to the revolving door in the CEO office. While the company has finally gained some stability with Meg Whitman, the lack of consistent leadership has resulted in shifting priorities and changing strategies. Show More Summary
From Silicon Valley to Capitol Hill, experts warn that without continuous innovation, companies and even entire economies will fail. And in leadership circles, you're still thinking inside the box if you don't drop the word "innovation" at least once at a meeting. Show More Summary
When I started writing about the gender disparity I saw in Silicon Valley, I took intense fire from the boys club. I received a barrage of hate mail, immature online chatter and personal attacks on me over Twitter. A handful of prominent investors called my writings garbage; one called me a loser and a fraud. Show More Summary
Is Silicon Valley about to turn San Francisco's South of Market (SoMa) region into the new Versailles, a gilded castle filled with an elite who are so completely abstracted from reality that they eventually trigger a revolt of the commoners?...Show More Summary
New York City's plan to overtake Silicon Valley >> Business Insider YouTube takes automatic captioning international >> NYT Spotify launch sponsors pay $1m each >> paidContent Consumers losing patience with slow mobile web >> NYT LinkedIn's...Show More Summary
The proportion of programmers in India who are women is at least 30 percent. In the US it's 21 percent. And this despite the fact that by most indexes—economic opportunity, educational attainment, health—women in India have access to a narrower set of opportunities than women in the United States. Show More Summary
Borg servers look set for social mobile disruptive big data cloud of things injection September starts next week, and so does the season for flashy mega-launches by huge silicon valley concerns.…
“The magic of Silicon Valley is the shared belief system that some will succeed. Carry the flame.” – Dave McClure I wrote a guest post for The Next Web the other day and thought I’d share here, too. I love that quote by Dave McClure, who is such an inspiration to those outside of the […]
By Harriet McLeod NORTH CHARLESTON S.C. (Reuters) - Boeing Co is expected to receive final approval on Thursday to build what could be a Silicon Valley-style corporate campus as part of a major expansion of its factory in South Carolina. Show More Summary
RBC Capital Markets chip analyst Doug Freedman today filed a note to clients concerning his recent visit with Intel (INTC) director of investor relations Mark Heninger, as part of a series of meetings he called his “Silicon Valley Bus Tour.” Overall, Intel is “still in ‘thesis’ test mode,” he believes, “where they attempt to find drivers of [...]