If Silicon Valley is truly a meritocracy then that would mean that everyone who has raised money or cashed out has been able to do so because they worked smarter and/or harder than everyone else.
Scott McNealy, once one of Silicon Valley’s most prominent executives, has kept a low profile since Oracle Corp. bought Sun Microsystems Inc. in 2010. He is ready to change that as he reshapes startup Wayin.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In her quest for the Republican presidential nomination, former tech CEO Carly Fiorina boasts about her experience running Silicon Valley computer-maker Hewlett-Packard as evidence that she's "a problem solver, with a track record to prove it." [...]Show More Summary
Giant Ent toes. Or Imperial Walkers. Run for your lives! There are things in Yosemite National Park other than Yosemite Valley. One of the gems (out of a great many) is the Mariposa Grove, a forest of about 500 gigantic Sequoia Trees near the south entrance of the park. Show More Summary
Here's a clear sign of the ascending role of digital/precision/personalized medicine: a prominent cardiologist has left a top academic and clinical position in Boston to run a large, innovative study in Silicon Valley. Jessica Mega was widely perceived as a rising star at Harvard Medical School and the Brigham and Women's Hospital. [...]
Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz run what is arguably the most famous venture capital firm in Silicon Valley. Andreessen Horowitz has put its money behind some of the biggest names in tech, including Airbnb, Box, and Facebook. Its founders couldn't be more different: Ben Horowitz is a people person, and Marc Andreessen is the ideas guy. Show More Summary
(Hotel | Caddo Valley, AR, USA) Hotel | Caddo Valley, AR, USA Categories: Bad Behavior Health & Body Hotels & Lodging Tags: Hotel Hotel | Caddo Valley, AR, USA(It’s almost two am and I am about to start running the night audit when my manager, who stays on the property, calls the front desk.) Manager: sounding alarmed “There’s a guy in our room. Show More Summary
Surprise! When a tiny Ziplock baggie fell out of her granola-bar wrapper, Cynthia Rodriguez thought Nature Valley was "running some kind of promotion." What's better than winning a prize? It was a logical conclusion, considering the bag had dollar signs all over it. Show More Summary
TweetI can’t believe this is an official Bay to Breakers promotional image, but there you go: (I guess SPUR won out in the Western Addition / Fillmore / Hayes Valley after all.) The only thing whiter than this in the 415 is the collection of Western Addition millionaire homeowners who cry about the BtoB each […]
When Carly Fiorina launches her campaign for president this week, her message to the world will be emphatic: what she did for HP, she can do for America. From spaghetti dinners in New Hampshire to startup conferences in New York, the former head of Hewlett-Packard is expected to keep staking her...
The Silicon Valley billionaire’s new home battery system is, like his electric cars, too pricey for many. But if costs keep falling, Tesla’s Gigafactory runs smoothly and the solar market expands, shareholders may find there’s more spark in batteries than vehicles.
The last day in the valley. It began with another run with Kevin and Gary. The same 6.5 km route taking us out to the monument, then round past Mr Branson’s new purchase (Mont Rochelle), and the new developments on the extensive properties owned by Analjit Singh (who purchased the three adjoining estates of Dassenberg, Von [...]
Room to grow is evaporating in Silicon Valley as technology giants’ voracious appetites for expansion are running up against residents weary of clogged streets and cramped classrooms.
Giving Silicon Valley a run for its money and talent, fresh-faced college grads and a growing startup culture are putting Chicago on the entrepreneurship map.
IrisVR and Cartesian Co. are two of the 12 companies selected to participate in Techstars' Winter 2015 class in New York City. "If you're running a startup outside of Silicon Valley, you want to be at Techstars," said Ariel Briner, CEO of Cartesian Co. Show More Summary
California is in the fourth year of a devastating drought, with reservoirs running dry and a million farming acres left unplanted, but that doesn’t matter to the city of Bakersfield. Home to 360,000 people, the city sent a letter toShow More Summary
Down by two runs in the bottom of the fourth inning and not wanting to get swept in a critical two-game series against El Camino Real, Chatsworth launched a rally that led to a seven-run inning and an 8-5 West Valley League victory on Friday.
According to officials, ex-NFL star Lawrence Phillips, who is an inmate at the Kern Valley State Prison, is suspect in the death Damion Soward
Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips is suspected of killing his cellmate in a Central California prison, officials say. Phillips' cellmate at Kern Valley State Prison was found lifeless early Saturday and later pronounced dead, a prison spokesman says. Phillips, 39, was once one of the nation's top college football...
Former St. Louis Rams running back Lawrence Phillips is suspected of killing his cellmate at the Kern Valley State Prison in California. Phillips was arrested in 2005 and is serving 31 years in prison for choking a former girlfriend. Phillips … Continue reading ?