This article is part of DBA, a new series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital and management. In a competitive hiring environment like Silicon Valley, prospective...Show More Summary
Jeff Hubor was born with a non-functioning fibula that forced doctors to amputate his left leg when he was one year old. He’s used an artificial limb ever since. Now, he runs a company, Standard Cyborg, that makes prosthetic legs and is part of Y Combinator, Silicon Valley’s most prominent startup lab. Show More Summary
Good ideas aren't easy to find but the way Silicon Valley companies operate makes things tougher......
Today, the jury is hearing closing arguments in interim Reddit CEO Ellen Pao's gender discrimination lawsuit against her former employer and Silicon Valley venture capital powerhouse Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. In his closing argument,...Show More Summary
There’s a dearth of executives with the financial, tech and government experience needed to help run a $400 bln company. Even fewer women fit the bill. Silicon Valley and Wall Street just can’t find enough Ruth Porats fast enough. The challenge is to create more like her.
A while ago I featured the casting ponds at McCrea Memorial Park, in the valley of upper Lion Creek. I didn’t poke further downstream at the time, but since then I have. The creek runs alongside a pair of small concrete “trout ponds,” cunningly made with cobble-lined runnels that would send a lifegiving trickle through […]
The Haas F1 Team has set up shop at the former Manor Marussia headquarters in the UK's motorsport valley, and hired some experienced Formula One veterans to run its new team, on track to join the grid next season. Continue reading Haas...Show More Summary
The final chunk of downloadable content for Far Cry 4 has finally dropped onto consoles and to celebrate, I'm going to spend 90 minutes running around the brand new open world, shooting at mythical creatures. If you're in two minds as...Show More Summary
"Who's got it better than us?!? Nooooo-body!" Just a couple years ago, that was a rallying cry for the San Francisco 49ers under coach Jim Harbaugh. The iconic NFL franchise enjoyed its greatest run since the late 80s and early 90s,Show More Summary
Last week, I attended the Watermark Conference with Hillary Clinton in Silicon Valley. I, like most of the 5,000 women in attendance, was filled with pent-up excitement about the prospect of Hillary running for president again in 2016. Show More Summary
The OnePlus One caused a bit of a shake-up to the affordable Android phone market: it's off-contract, runs Cyanogenmod, features good hardware at a reasonable price—and rather than being designed in Silicon Valley, it hails from Shenzhen. Read more...
Tom Carter was just sitting in his car enjoying the beauty of Yellowstone National Park’s Lamar Valley, when a bunch of bison came trotting down the road straight towards him. “Don’t run into our car!” he shouts, as they do just that. Show More Summary
A study of the modern Red Kite population in Wales has revealed a north/south genetic divide that runs along the Towy Valley. The Red Kite is a medium sized bird of prey with a reddish-brown body, angled wings and a forked tail.
This day, three years ago… We woke up early and at 6am, were the first customers at the Alabama Hills Cafe. There’s something great about guilt-free eating, knowing that you’ll be running a caloric deficit for three weeks and, why yes you can have the pancakes and an omelet. Show More Summary
In a public space, a private, high-powered problem plays out. Tech's diversity problem is no secret: The tech sphere is riddled with stories of women experiencing discrimination, running the spectrum from deeply ingrained unconscious bias to sexual assault and intimidation. Read Full Story
Main Street Hub, a company that helps mom and pop businesses run social media marketing, customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation recently announced it has received $20M in debt financing from Silicon Valley Bank. Show More Summary
I met a guy who was a busy executive at a startup in Silicon Valley. His family, a wife and three young kids, lived several states away. He lived in a hotel during the week, worked every evening, and flew home every weekend before returning to the office on Monday morning. Show More Summary
The Jackal Group's chairman and CEO — and also the only woman to run a TV network and a film studio — sits down to discuss the fraught relationship between Hollywood and Silicon Valley and the one thing she can't scrub from her Wikipedia page. read more
A lot of kids at the Silicon Valley daycare centers run by big tech companies are not completely vaccinated, according to a Wired report citing California state statistics. For instance, Wired found less than 50% of the kids at one Google daycare have their full recommended slate of vaccinations. Show More Summary
Today, Google announced that it is buying power from California's Altamont Pass, a 7-square-mile iconic wind farm connecting the Bay Area with the Central Valley. The post Google Will Soon Use Wind Power To Run Its HQ appeared first on WIRED.