Ars Live #5: How an engineer who's worked at 7 big-name companies thinks hiring should happen.
Bloomberg: Trump’s Offshore Tax-Cut Pitch Falls Flat in Silicon Valley, by Lynnley Browning: Republican Donald Trump is proposing a big tax cut for companies like Apple Inc., which would see its tax rate slashed on about $200 billion of profit it keeps offshore. Yet Apple’s boss is co-hosting a fundraiser...
The comedy genius behind Beavis and Butthead, King of the Hill, and the Emmy-nominated HBO series opens up about the tech world, MTV Classic, and much more.
EXCLUSIVE: Melissa McCarthy’s upcoming Life of the Party continues to beef up its cast with Silicon Valley’s Jimmy O. Yang and True Detective‘s Adria Arjona signing on for the college-set comedy that begins filming this week in Atlanta. Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO — What’s even harder than recruiting a great engineer in Silicon Valley? Recruiting a date. But a new service aimed at busy techies is looking to change that. The rumors are true: Silicon Valley is a terrible place to date,...Show More Summary
SILICON VALLEY — Peter Thiel's funding of Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker showed many Americans, apparently for the first time, that civil lawsuits are sometimes heavily backed by people who aren't personally involved in the cases. It's...Show More Summary
SILICON VALLEY — Facebook labels you liberal, moderate or conservative, even if you avoid posting about politics. There’s a simple way to find out how Facebook categorizes you. Visit your ad preferences at facebook.com/ads/preferences on your desktop. Show More Summary
SILICON VALLEY — Starting in 2017, publishers using pop-up ads may be penalized in page rankings on Google, the company said Tuesday. In a blog post titled “Helping users easily access content on mobile," the Mountain View-based search giant said it has seen many more “intrusive” ads lately and is trying to cut back on them. As of Jan. Show More Summary
“California is a monster.” When one of Palo Alto’s planning commissioner’s split for Santa Cruz while citing the Silicon Valley city’s brutal housing prices, some observers noted that Santa Cruz itself is one of the most crushingly unafforable...Show More Summary
A Silicon Valley startup is weaponizing the weaknesses in the American legal system as an investing opportunity.
If you've watched "Silicon Valley," you're probably wondering: Is "rest and vest" a real thing? In season three, the sweet and utterly useless Nelson "Big Head" Bighetti learns he's been promoted at the Google-inspired tech giant Hooli,...Show More Summary
To know where Silicon Valley is headed, it helps to know where it's been.
Silicon Valley has long held the reputation of being hostile toward older workers. And now we can add tech icon Hewlett-Packard to the list of companies being sued for age discrimination. In a complaint filed Aug. 18 in U.S. District...Show More Summary
Many Silicon Valley leaders have already made their distaste for Trump clear, but one Silicon Valley firm took it to a different level on Wednesday. Charles River Ventures redesigned their site to load a "Fck Trump" message when people visit. Show More Summary
Some say that Silicon Valley's glory days are far behind it, with other tech hubs popping up all around the world. They still pay pretty well though!...
Paul Niehaus explains to Inc. editor-at-large Kimberly Weisul why Silicon Valley is so interested in funding transparent, easy-to-use charities.
Later on Wednesday, Apple chief Tim Cook will reportedly host a fundraiser for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, who so far has more support among Silicon Valley workers and executives than her Republican rival, Donald Trump.
By Edward Taylor and Ilona Wissenbach FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler is embracing Silicon Valley management techniques in a drive to speed up decision making, empower staff and fend off new rivals such as electric carmaker Tesla Motors. Show More Summary
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives in Silicon Valley today where she’ll be hosted by Apple CEO Tim Cook at a fundraiser. The location of the event still remains under wraps. But earlier this summer, Buzzfeed reported that people invited were being asked to contribute up to $50,000. Cook has tried to strike a non-partisan […]