When it comes to the legions of Bay Area startups, Palantir Technologies may not be a household name, but after reading this, you're not likely to forget it. Described by the Mercury News as "secretive" and "tight-lipped," Palantir's name is a nod to a crystal ball in J.R.R....
A better and more bonkers deal than it sounds The average Palo Alto home costs anywhere been $2 million to $2.5 million these days, depending on who you ask. So if you had, say, four times that much to spend, you could buy the likesShow More Summary
I have written about my town, Palo Alto, many times here on the Slope of Hope (a sampling can be found by clicking here), and these posts tend to focus on the rapidly-escalating real estate prices. I personally think we're past the top at this point, since I've noticed the For Sale signs in my neighborhood are actually just sitting there. Show More Summary
The troubled testing company dazzled the media, but Palo Alto investors were the first to see the potential flaws.
Google's doodle has gone all purple, local oil refineries are being told to track air pollution this week, and some racist, pro-Trump graffiti shows up at Palo Alto High. [ more › ]
This Palo Alto home at 2111 Barbara Dr. has several noteworthy features. Among them is its Feldman Architecture design: extreme modern in glass, concrete, and aluminum. Then there is size– just over 4,000 square feet, and location– an over 9,000 square foot lot in Palo Alto’s Leland Manor. But there’s also a little mystery here….
The Palo Alto–based startup ElectrIQ Power will be launching an integrated home energy storage product during Quarter 4 2016 — featuring a 10-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery, a hybrid DC-to-AC inverter, a DC-to-DC converter, an intelligent battery management system, and a high-frequency energy meter. Show More Summary
Barclays analysts Mark Moskowitz and Raimo Lenschow and colleagues today cut estimates for global IT spending, citing a “subdued” outlook for services and continued struggle for hardware products of various kinds. The report doesn’tShow More Summary
Venture capital firm Accel has announced a fresh $500 million as it looks target what it calls an “unprecedented opportunity” to back “the next generation of entrepreneurs” in Europe and Israel. Founded out of Palo Alto, California, in 1983, Accel has since launched offices in New York, Bangalore, and London — the company’s U.K. hub […]
Inscopix, a company based in Palo Alto, CA, is releasing a new microscope for neuroscientists to use to peer into the living brain. Designed at Stanford University for small laboratory animals work, the nVista device can help researchers...Show More Summary
Deutsche Bank announced on Tuesday the opening of its innovation lab in Palo Alto, California, the third of its kind for the banking giant, as it seeks to embrace and implement new technology for the client-driven environment it faces. Show More Summary
DETROIT (AP) — Tesla Motors says worldwide orders for its new lower-priced Model 3 electric car have hit 325,000. The Palo Alto, California, company started taking orders March 31, shortly before Musk unveiled the car in Los Angeles...
BlueStacks has teamed up with livestreaming site Twitch to stream mobile games to PCs, TVs, or mobile devices. The companies say it’s much simpler to stream mobile games with a single click and fewer hassles. Palo Alto, Calif.-based BlueStack said it has the ability to let people stream mobile games and watch mobile game streams […]
Deutsche Bank announced today that it has opened an innovation lab in Palo Alto, enabling the Bank to remain abreast of emerging technologies in Silicon Valley, applying those learnings to develop new products, services, and processes. The hope is also to develop deeper relationships with start-ups.Thelaunch event included Deutsche BankCo-Chief [...]
Recently Ford announced the opening of their Research & Innovation Center in Palo Alto, California. To find out more about their plans for the car of the future, we sat down at the recent Women in Technology Summit with Jennifer Brace, Ford’s User Interface Supervisor at the Center. Show More Summary
To celebrate the launch of the iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro, Apple CEO Tim Cook stopped by Palo Alto Apple Store near the company's campus. Cook shook hands and spoke with customers and retail staff during the visit. CNBC provided a video of Cook's stopover: Moments Ago » Apple CEO Tim Cook stops by Palo Alto Apple store for iPhone SE launch day. Show More Summary
The iPhone SE isn’t drawing as big of lines today as the wait to reserve a Tesla Model 3, but Tim Cook still decided to check-in on at least one Apple Store to gauge interest in the tiny new device. Apple’s CEO was spotted at the Palo Alto Apple Store this morning talking to customers […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
As is becoming a tradition, Apple CEO Tim Cook stopped by the Palo Alto Apple Store close to Apple’s Campus today to meet and greet folks buying up Apple’s latest releases, the iPhone SE and iPad Pro 9.7. While the store wasn’t quite...Show More Summary
On Wednesday, a Palo Alto jury found ex-Stanford student Brock Turner guilty of sexual assault against a fellow student. Turner, now 20, was a member of the university swim team. And we know what that means: it’s time for someone to write a story about his “once-promising future.” Read more...