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Silicon Valley CEOs Swear By This Super Simple Meeting Technique

How does one become awesome at running a startup? L ike anything else that's relationship-based, it's a matter of communication. Take it from Ben Horowitz, the high-profile VC and bestselling author. He says that building the structures of communication is one of the CEO's most important jobs. Show More Summary

This Incredible Urban Park Will Be Inside One Of The World's Busiest Airports

Under a huge glass dome in Singapore's Changi Airport, Forest Valley offers multi-level greenery and a respite for weary travelers. As fast-growing cities run out of land for traditional city parks, maybe there will be more places like Singapore's newest green space. Show More Summary

Entrepreneur Brings Ukrainian Roots to Black Forest Deli

Deli owner Victoria Shparber may run a small business in Lehigh Valley, Pa. But the Ukrainian flare she puts on her food along with her on target marketing techniques sets her business apart from others in the community. Originally from Kiev, Ukraine, Shparber and her family moved to America about 20 years ago. To support...

Cisco's John Chambers on How to Lead a Tech Company That Will Last

He's one of Silicon Valley's longest running tech CEOs. Here, he weighs in on what's next for tech startups, and how he's kept his day job for so long.

The rise of the jacktivist

I moved from Washington, D.C., to Silicon Valley roughly a year and a half ago. Since then, I often tell people that the main difference between the two is that they run on different currencies: Washington runs on power, the Valley runs on ideas. Meetings here start with a simple prompt, one as innocent as...

With M&A In Mind, SurveyMonkey Snaps Up $250 Million More In Funding

SurveyMonkey, the Silicon Valley company that runs an online survey and questionnaire platform, announced today that it has raised $250 million in a new round of funding. The raise was first reported last night by the Wall Street Journal, and was officially confirmed by the company this morning. Show More Summary

Football: Birmingham's Sterling Salguero is West Valley League MVP

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Junior running back Sterling Salguero of Birmingham has been selected the player of the year in the West Valley League.

5 of the wildest African Rift Valley lakes

The Great Rift Valley which runs through Africa has much romance to it?s history ? many of the first Great Explorers discovered some of the earth?s most beautiful lakes here, all of which offer you the chance to see Africa?s raw beauty at it?s best. Show More Summary

How To Run A Chinese Startup From Silicon Valley

Before expanding internationally, remember the cultural differences and logistic energy required. Opening up an office in Silicon Valley made sense. PapayaMobile has been headquartered in Beijing since 2008, but we started to develop a growing client base in the U.S. If we planned to continue operating in the U.S., we needed a physical presence. Read Full Story

Calif. man could go to jail for not watering lawn

last monthNews / Crime : Crimesider

Inland Valley man has run afoul of local officials over his brown grass -- historic drought notwithstanding

Meet The Best Poker Players In Silicon Valley

E very month, some of Silicon Valley’s biggest power players meet at the Palo Alto home of Chamath Palihapitiya, an early Facebook executive who now runs his own venture capital firm Social+Capital. The guest list reads like a who’sShow More Summary

Why Silicon Valley's Elites Are Obsessed With Poker — And It's Not Just Because Of The Money

E very month, some of Silicon Valley’s biggest power players meet at the Palo Alto home of Chamath Palihapitiya, an early Facebook executive who now runs his own venture capital firm Social+Capital. The guest list reads like a who’sShow More Summary

Goldman Sachs Recasts Its Reputation to Woo Tech Talent

In recruiting programmers from elite universities, Wall Street runs up against the idea that Silicon Valley is the technological promised land.

Google takes over NASA airport in Silicon Valley

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Ever-growing Google now has an airport to its name: the Internet giant has signed a 60-year lease to run a NASA airbase that comes with massive hangars for dirigibles. Google subsidiary Planetary Ventures plans to use the historic Moffett Field in Silicon Valley for research and development in...

Nest CEO Tony Fadell's New Startup Wants To Completely Change The Smartphone As We Know It

While many smartphone manufacturers are obsessed with keeping phones super slim and making them run faster, a startup chaired by Nest CEO Tony Fadell is tackling an entirely different problem: connectivity. Silicon Valley startup Keyssa...Show More Summary

Wolgan Valley: One&Only Will Manage Wolgan Valley Australia for Emirates

2 months agoTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

Now that One&Only Hayman Island is up and running (the $80 million renovation wrapped up this summer), the brand is moving on to add another Australian property to its portfolio: it will manage Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa for owner Emirates from early next year. Show More Summary

FBI arrests former SpaceX employee for running Silk Road 2.0 drug marketplace

2 months agoOdd : Death and Taxes

Why get rich quick in Silicon Valley when you can get way richer, way quicker selling drugs on the "deep web"?

Detroit Hustle In Silicon Valley

2 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Meet Jonathon Triest. The 32-year-old Detroit native runs Ludlow Ventures and just closed his first venture fund — $15 million. He’s a Detroiter investing directly in Silicon Valley with the sheer gumption of a Midwesterner. “We hunt startups like most startups hunt VCs,” he told me. Operating out of downtown Detroit, Triest isn’t your traditional Detroit… Read More

NSA Spymaster Goes Shopping for Talent in Silicon Valley

With a hot stock market driving commercial demand for engineers, and Edward Snowden’s Citizen Four running in theaters, National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers spoke at Silicon Valley’s Stanford University on Monday in an effort...Show More Summary

Silicon Valley's political donations: PACs are red, individuals go blue

For the last few elections, Silicon Valley has run a blue-tinted shade of purple with its political donations. Growing corporate money is starting to add more red. Company donations from the tech industry are favoring Republican party...Show More Summary

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