The current cycle of investment in cybersecurity began in 2012, catalyzed by three major IPOs: Proofpoint, Splunk, and Palo Alto Networks. As is typical, big exits in a space significantly increase investor confidence and drive up supply of capital as additional investors rush in hoping to find the “next big thing.” 2013 saw another major […]
Shelley Taylor calls herself a Silicon Valley veteran. Veteran, she tells me, "means old." Raised in Palo Alto, Taylor has an extensive tech background. She isn't an engineer, but she wrote the "bible of user interface" back in 1995Show More Summary
A real estate brokerage that uses a mobile app, beacons and low fees to service homebuyers and sellers has closed a $5 million Series A funding round. Palo Alto, California-based Reali will use the cash to expand to all markets around the San Francisco Bay Area, including San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose, and continue to build out its technology and brand. ...
A FedEx employee in the Bay Area is accused of burglarizing homes while he was supposed to be working, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Police say 57-year-old Kevin Baker ripped off three homes near Palo Alto between May 3 and May 17. Baker is a convicted felon with a bunch...
One of my simple pleasures in life is reading the Daily Post, which is Palo Alto's own little daily newspaper. It's a morning tradition for me to walk the dogs, grab the (free) paper from a newstand, and read it during my pre-dawn breakfast. On...Show More Summary
The children of a 72-year-old Navy veteran have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the VA Palo Alto Health Care System.
The couple, both in their 80s, were crossing Mayview Avenue in the middle of the block shortly before 8 a.m. on May 9 when they were struck by a Nissan Leaf driving west, according to the Palo Alto Police Department. The driver of the...Show More Summary
Shares of security tech firm Palo Alto Networks are down 7% this year, and 16% the last twelve months, but Jefferies & Co. analyst John DiFucci thinks the company will see better times as it moves past the hardest part of a recent product "refresh."
The Santa Clara County Housing Authority has agreed to buy the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park for $40.4 million, ending an effort by the owners to close the 4.5-acre complex at the corner of El Camino Real and Los Robles Avenue and sell...Show More Summary
The maddening mob of 50s style clashing with 60s panache; it was the scene in and around the Bay Area during the height of peace, love, and psychedelia. People still caught in the bubble and those whose bubbles long popped. Runaways and cult leaders colliding on street corners, and a rather maudlin music was its background. Show More Summary
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co on Tuesday unveiled a new computer prototype that it said could handle more data than any similar system in the world. The Palo Alto, California-based company said the prototype contains 160 terabytes of memory, capable of managing the information from every book in the U.S. Show More Summary
Billionaire Steve Cohen has opened a Palo Alto office to invest in early-stage companies focused on big data and machine learning, and he has hired two people who invested on behalf of the CIA. The two men leading the effort are Daniel...Show More Summary
Palo Alto has a bike lock problem, and a pair of software developers and a designer took a shot at trying to solve that problem in 24 hours in New York this weekend. Eugene Tonev, Alexander Sivura and Yuri Dymov — currently at health startup HealthTap — put together a model of the kinds of bike racks you might see on the streets of Palo Alto. Show More Summary
When Allison and Dan Rose moved into their historic Palo Alto home, their art was essentially limited to Pottery Barn and Z Gallerie buys. Four years later, the walls of their 1905 Craftsman are decorated with contemporary works from...Show More Summary
By James Sutherland on SwimSwam The Gunn boys and Palo Alto girls defended their SCVAL titles. Read the full story on SwimSwam: Gunn Boys, Palo Alto Girls Win SCVAL Varsity Titles
A former landfill has traded its dirty past for a new start as a nature reserve at the southern end of the San Francisco Bay. To educate the community about the reclaimed landscape, architecture firm FOG Studio teamed up with the East Palo Alto community to design the Cooley Landing Education Center. Show More Summary
Dawn Thomas, Golden State Sotheby’s International Realty, discusses how much she sold it for.
Joining a recent trend of eyebrow-raising overbids is 280 Stanford, in Palo Alto. In February of 2017, this listing first got a lot of attention for its asking price of $1,927,000. The original Sotheby’s write up, per Curbed SF, described this modest abode as a 908 square foot home, circa 1937, with two bedrooms, one
Spry Health, a Palo Alto, CA-based provider of remote patient monitoring solutions has unveiled their new clinical-grade wearable Loop the delivers continuous vital sign monitoring. Loop enhances timely care to chronically ill patients,...Show More Summary
Less than a week to go before we head out to Silicon Valley. All next week, me and Kris Venne (my head of financial planning) will be visiting clients in and about the Greater Bay Area (including Palo Alto and Mountain View). I have a couple of MIBs to record, some meeting with tech… Read More The post RWM Coming to the Bay Area (next week!) appeared first on The Big Picture.