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How to Buck the Silicon Valley Model and Grow Slowly

Collaborative software company Atlassian wants to grow in a way that ensures it'll be around fifty years from now.

'Uber for moving' breaks out of Chattanooga

A Chattanooga startup with Silicon Valley support is beefing up its business in the Triangle – a business that co-founder Cameron Doody describes as "like Uber but for moving help." Bellhops, a technology startup that provides on-demand moving help, just raised $6 million in a round led by San Francisco-based Binary Capital. Show More Summary

Top 10 Hot Incubators to Join in Silicon Valley

3 hours agoTechnology : The Goods

Looking for an accelerator? Here are a few great ones you need to check out.

Daily Report: Uber, Facebook and Others Navigate Silicon Valley’s Slippery Moral Slope

5 hours agoTechnology : Bits

Although (most) tech start-ups have been on better behavior in 2014, there have been dozens of instances when they acted poorly, even unethically.

Apple Is Being Pressured To 'Set A Standard' For The Contract Workers Of Silicon Valley (AAPL)

Apple is being asked to "set a standard" for the security guards who look after the high-flying workers of Silicon Valley, the San Jose Mercury News reports. Organised labour is under the microscope at campuses across the sector. And...Show More Summary

The Dichotomy of Silicon Valley

Two news items over the last day caught my attention. The startups in Silicon Valley, flush with VC funding and scrambling for talent are creating a new role, a person specially to look after "employee perks"! And I don't think it's an HR role. Show More Summary

Union calls for leadership from Apple on treatment of security guards

As unions in Silicon Valley are pushing for better conditions for contract employees, including security guards, Apple finds itself caught in a labor debate. The Service Employees International Union and civil rights activist the Rev. Show More Summary

This Country is Leading the Internet of Things Revolution (Hint: It’s Not the U.S.)

15 hours agoUtilities / Energy : Smart Grid

It’s easy to assume that because Silicon Valley has some of the biggest and most innovative companies in the world, that the US then receives the best technology available. But when it comes to sheer connections and mass adoption of the Internet of Things, China is leading the way. For those keeping up the Continue reading ?

Union pushes Apple for better treatment of security guards

An effort to unionize security guards across Silicon Valley has set its sights on Apple, pushing the tech trendsetter to stand up for contract laborers in hopes of catalyzing interest from other companies in the area.

Silicon Valley breakups: Are there lessons for health care?

In recent months, Silicon Valley has surpassed Hollywood as America’s home for high-profile split ups. Last month, computer security giant Symantec announced its intentions to split in two. And three days before that, HP announced plans to divide up into parts. In September, eBay announced its intention to spin off PayPal. With enough twists and turns to fill a […]

'Bazillion Dollar Club' Docuseries Set at Syfy

Based in Silicon Valley, the unscripted series will explore the search for the next great idea read more

Hollywood Comes Back To Silicon Valley With A New SyFy Reality TV Show

19 hours agoTechnology : TechCrunch

SyFy has greenlit a new, six-episode series that will follow teams of startups through the accelerator process in the Valley. The show, called The Bazillion Dollar Club, is expected to focus on 12 companies (six each) participating in the 500 Startups Accelerator and PCH International’s Highway1 program. Read More

Syfy greenlights Silicon Valley reality series ‘Bazillion Dollar Club’

A million dollars isn’t cool. You know what is? According to Syfy, it’s a bazillion dollars. Syfy announced today that

IGNITION 2014, One Week Out — Into the Shark Tank!

Where are you going next Monday night? How about heading deep into Silicon Valley with VC legend — think Facebook, Dropbox, Spotify — Jim Breyer. Or maybe back to the future with Steve Jobs' dueling partner, former Apple CEO John Sculley. Show More Summary

By avoiding acquisitions, Uber has left a lot of investors on the outside looking in

22 hours agoTechnology : Pando Daily

For all its monumental success, Uber has gotten there in a way that is almost entirely foreign in Silicon Valley: It’s never made an acquisition. Let that sink in. More than five years into its assault on modern transportation, and more...Show More Summary

Is competition overrated?

Fascinating interview with Peter Thiel, the billionaire Silicon Valley identity behind PayPal. Here's a grab on competition: ...as a business, you should strive for monopoly...competition is very overrated. We live in a world where we're always told to compete intensely. Show More Summary

Food-Service Switch at Intel Exposes Divisions in Silicon Valley

The new manager of a cafeteria at Intel is not hiring some people who worked under the old manager, prompting protests from a union.

Ask the Headhunter: How do I explain my lack of a college degree?

Not having a degree may hold you back, but if you’ve already won an interview, you’re in a position to show you can do the job. Photo by Flickr user Engin Erdogan. Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979, and has...Show More Summary

Man and uber man: Do startup CEOs have to be jerks?

Want to be a successful Silicon Valley entrepreneur? You may want to practice being a jerk. I know; I know. There's that old mantra that correlation isn't causation. But over time, an awful lot of correlation adds up to a pretty convincing pattern. Show More Summary

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