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Silicon Valley may be the center of the tech world, but finding a place to live there can be tough. Gentrification brought on by the tech boom has drastically driven up housing prices, so much so that the area has become unaffordable for many. Show More Summary
There’s nothing Silicon Valley tech entrepreneurs won’t try to hack, including their own biology. Founders like Dave Asprey, a 41-year-old Californian, chug fistfuls of pills every morning in the hopes that these supplements will give them a competitive edge in an already competitive market, reports CNN. Show More Summary
What do you get when you combine one of the world’s oldest automobile manufacturers with the advanced tech developments of Silicon Valley? Ford Motor Company’s new Research and Innovation Center in Palo Alto, CA. Given the growing interest in smart … Continue reading ?
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What Value-Creating Winners Do All Day™ In “BusinessTown“, illustrator Lunch Breath has brilliantly reimagined the lovable anamorphic Richard Scarry characters of “Busytown” as the stereotypical technology employees and personalities that can most often found in places like Silicon Valley. Show More Summary
CNN’s Laurie Segall published a new web video series, “Sex, Drugs & Silicon Valley,” which is now available to binge watch. The “House of Cards” style release features all five episodes debuting at the same time. Segall examines how Silicon Valley’s innovators’ are moving on from gadgets and targeting your personal life. Show More Summary
Tim Bucher, founder and CEO of a photo storage and sharing startup called Lyve, has had a long career in Silicon Valley, working directly with some of the brightest minds in tech, including Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and Michael Dell. Bucher's tech career started when he joined Sun Microsystems straight out of college. Show More Summary
It may not be the first thing you think of when you think of Silicon Valley parties, but the high-tech swingers soirees for San Francisco's entrepreneurs and artist are apparently the Bay Area's best kept secret, according to CNN. CNN...Show More Summary
London-based finance startup TransferWise has just raised $58 million in venture capital funding, with the Financial Times reporting that the company is now valuated at almost $1 billion. Even in Silicon Valley, the $1 billion mark is significant. Show More Summary
Ford wants you to know that it's more than just trucks and cars. It wants to be seen as a technology innovator too. Of course, the Detroit automaker has long had a friendly relationship with technology, what with its Sync infotainment platform, its s...
In 2014, European regulators sought to push back against many famous names from Silicon Valley. Will 2015 be any better?
Only a handful of hours removed from the end of Pando’s 24-hour Don’t Be Awful event, a gathering dedicated to fostering ideas for a better Silicon Valley, and we already have another glaring example of why such an event is desperately...Show More Summary
With over 30 years of experience in executive roles at large tech companies like eBay and LiveOps, Maynard Webb is one of the most respected leaders in Silicon Valley. But having a great career often comes at the expense of sacrificing one's life, and that has certainly been the case with Webb as well. Show More Summary
Can this grandma compete in Silicon Valley?
Pando’s 24 hour “Don’t Be Awful” event just started in SF. We’ll be here for 24 hours with an amazing lineup of speakers joining a conversation about how to make a better Silicon Valley. The livestream is below, or you can see the full agenda here. If you’d like to join the conversation live, we’re @pandodaily on Twitter or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Wish us luck! […]
We curate the week's events with a focus on Ford's investment in a Silicon Valley research center. Plus, other news and notes from around the automotive world. Continue reading Weekly Recap: Ford gets serious in Silicon Valley Weekly Recap: Ford gets serious in Silicon Valley originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:00:00 EST. Show More Summary
Microsoft gave the public a compelling glimpse of the future when it trotted out the HoloLens, an augmented-reality headset along with the Windows Holographic platform, at its Windows 10 launch event on Wednesday. But the event made headlines for other reasons, too. Show More Summary
USC gave Box Inc. Chief Executive Aaron Levie a spark, but it's Silicon Valley that's enjoying his success.
Jesse Draper, the daughter of VC Tim Draper and former Nickelodeon star, grew up right in front of everyone on the Internet. She started The Valley Girl Show as a web series in her parents’ garage in her early 20’s. It was full of hula hoops, pink and what some have called “ditzy” antics. Draper, now 30, says she’s grown up and changed since the show’s… Read More