Collaborative software company Atlassian wants to grow in a way that ensures it'll be around fifty years from now.
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
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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 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
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
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
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 ?
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.
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 […]
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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
A million dollars isn’t cool. You know what is? According to Syfy, it’s a bazillion dollars. Syfy announced today that
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
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
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
The new manager of a cafeteria at Intel is not hiring some people who worked under the old manager, prompting protests from a union.
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
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
HP has shown it can innovate — but can those innovations save the company?