The fable of the dropout prodigy is so widely-told in Silicon Valley that it even came back to bite the enfant terrible who inspired it. In a new Q&A in the New York Times, Farhad Manjoo asks 29-year-old Mark Zuckerberg if he's out of touch with teens. Read more...
Jim Costa is running for his sixth term as a U.S. Congressman representing parts of California's Central Valley. This year, four Republicans and one Democrat have stepped forward to challenge him. Costa currently represents California's 16th district, which includes the cities of Fresno and Merced. Show More Summary
It seems as though most every place that isn't actually Silicon Valley lays some claim to being the next Silicon Valley. Fair enough: Tech companies are the future, and it doesn't seem to be getting any harder to raise money to run new ones. Show More Summary
Sounds like: A$AP Rocky, Schoolboy Q, Danny Brown, Pusha T Song: A$AP Ferg - Dope Lord What's so good? A$AP Ferg has been on a good run of late ("Petit Valley" and "Shit Y Not" to name two), and he doesn't look like he's stopping anytime...Show More Summary
"A Smart Affordable Change" is the slogan on the new Ohio Valley Commuter Express buses that debuted on Monday as part of the Ironton-based transit system's upgrades.
Vena Cava Winery was started by Phil Gregory, who also owns and runs the nearby luxury hotel La Villa del Valle in Guadalupe Valley. The desert valley enjoys an interesting microclimate for growing grapes with excellent soil and mineral quality and nighttime
Silicon Valley is a new comedy from the mind of Mike Judge, and today the first episode was uploaded to the official HBO YouTube account. The show runs for 30 minutes, and the first episode aired last night at 10 PM Eastern. Here’s a synopsis courtesy of IMDB: “In the high-tech gold rush of modern […]
It's not exactly a bold claim to state that most people aren't happy with national politics in the United States, for one reason or another. Some think that the government is too small; for others, it's too big. Others are worried about intrusion into their private lives or how they can help fulfill their own basic needs. Show More Summary
From an article that's been up at the NYT since yesterday afternoon, by Farhad Manjoo, titled "Why Mozilla’s Chief Had to Resign":Is this an instance of political correctness run amok? Is it a sign that Silicon Valley has become militantly...Show More Summary
Monument Valley, is the newest app that's at the top of the App Store. In the game, you're a princess, and you're running on a three dimensional maze. It's inspired by MC Escher drawings. It's hard to describe, but it is exactly how an iPhone game should look and feel. Show More Summary
While spending 16 years as the Chief National Security Analyst on the House and then Senate Budget Committees, Mike Lofgren, furnished with top security clearance, began to visualize an invisible power structure running the U.S. government.
Instead of doing boring team-building activities, Silicon Valley technology companies are doing scavenger hunts organized Joe Garvey, founder of a startup called Clash. "We take drinking, competition, and technology, and combine them to make awesome scavenger hunts for companies like Google, Facebook, and Salesforce," Garvey says. Show More Summary
Google's websites are safe, sterile, and boring. Its executives are anything but. Vanity Fair looked inside the secret affair hat ended Silicon Valley's most prominent power couple, and found that the powerful people who run the web giant are just as horny and screwed up as anyone else—if not more. Read more...
The single-horned stallions have made the leap from legend to run free through Silicon Valley, New York, London and the plains of Israel. The term unicorn is now used to describe the most successful startups. In a different and unintended sense, the trope couldn’t be more apt.
It was a windy (and expensive) morning on Friday for KECY, the Fox affiliate in Yuma. During Anna Chaulk and Eduardo Santiago‘s live shot from the Imperial Valley Mall, the lights blew over twice, leaving the pair in the dark. Santiago...Show More Summary
Last week, Utah Valley students stormed the court and ended up fighting New Mexico State basketball players. It was all very unfortunate, for sure, but also a bit of a fluke. It’s pretty common for students to run onto the court after a big win, and if a New Mexico State player hadn’t lashed out […]
Silicon Valley’s role in the upcoming midterm elections is already getting a lot more interesting with a new tech-savvy candidate in the race who is looking to fill the unexpected departure of one-term representative Gloria McLeod. Christina...Show More Summary
In a post on LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman criticized Carl C. Icahn's campaign against eBay, arguing that the assault is rooted in short-term thinking that runs counter to Silicon Valley's focus on long-term growth.
Republicans in Hudson Valley, where Sean Eldridge is running for Congress, allege that their new neighbor accepted in-kind donation from a local economic group. In a complaint to the Federal Election Committee, Eldridge's political rivals use YouTube footage to try to make the case that this violates election law. Read more...
Baseball and bacon: two of America’s finest icons. Now, a Minor League baseball team out of Pennsylvania is at long last combining the two. The Lehigh Valley IronPigs, a Minor League team out of Allentown, unveiled its new uniforms this week with a distinctive logo...