On December 1, San Mateo County Court Judge Barbara Mallach issued a final order requiring Silicon Valley billionaire Vinod Khosla to immediately restore public access to Martin's Beach. Khosla purchased a 53-acre parcel adjacent to Martins Beach for $37.5 million in 2008. Show More Summary
As the new year begins, so does a new chapter in the battle over a stretch of California beach whose access point has been blocked by Vinod Khosla, venture capitalist and billionaire cofounder of Sun Microsystems. Khosla has long been...Show More Summary
A look at the hottest deals, business moves and upstart entrepreneurs for December 18 from around the country, as reported by The Business Journals and other local business publications. Deals and money plays Seattle… Skytap, which helps...Show More Summary
On December 1, San Mateo County Court Judge Barbara Mallach issued a final order requiring Silicon Valley billionaire Vinod Khosla to immediately restore public access to Martin's Beach. Still, the gate hasn't been opened, and now Khosla's lawyers are challenging the ruling. Show More Summary
One week after San Mateo County Court Judge Barbara Mallach issued an order for billionaire Vinod Khosla to open access to Martin's Beach, a gate leading down to the shore remains closed. The Surfrider Foundation first filed suit against...Show More Summary
On Friday, December 5, 2014, Judge Barbara J. Mallach ordered Vinod Khosla to open the gates at Martin's Beach immediately. With the issuance of the Judgment in Surfrider's Martin's Beach case, Judge Mallach clarified her previous Statement of Decision.
In September, San Mateo County Court Judge Barbara Mallach ruled against Silicon Valley billionaire Vinod Khosla in a lawsuit regarding public access to Martin's Beach, a secluded stretch of oceanfront just south of Half Moon Bay. According...Show More Summary
We’ve entered a new era of enterprise computing, according Vinod Khosla. Ask the Sun Microsystems co-founder and Khosla Ventures founding partner and he’ll explain the thing that separates today’s environment from decades past is that nearly every critical application and process runs across a distributed system, rather than on a single machine. Show More Summary
Day 3 of Exponential Medicine began with none other than Dr. Dan Kraft moderating the morning keynote with Vinod Khosla, renowned investor and Founder of Khosla Ventures, who talked about how the practice of medicine has evolved to follow a set of rules based largely on historical precedent rather than practicing the best possible medicine. Show More Summary
Technological advances are going to take away basically all of our jobs. This workless future should frighten all of us. It certainly worries Sun Microsystems cofounder Vinod Khosla. To say the least, Khosla’s solutions section is really murky because he can’t get past basically being a technofuturist libertarian, but his diagnosis of the problem is […]
When the train of history hits a curve, the intellectuals fall off Karl Marx Vinod Khosla wrote an article yesterday about the coming impact of artificial intelligence. In the final paragraph he uses the above quote from Karl Marx (one of my favourite philosophers) to make the point that history might not [...]
If there’s one thing billionaire venture capitalist Vinod Khosla has learned over the past decade, it’s that the oil companies aren’t as stupid as he thought. In 2004, Khosla was telling anyone who would listen to him that the only things standing in the way of...
KiOR will be the latest casualty of Vinod Khosla's hubris. Robert Rapier provides an update, and suggests KiOR might be officially done by the end of October.
On Tuesday, Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation allowing the state to forcibly open the public access road to Martins Beach if Vinod Khosla fails or refuses to voluntarily restore public access to the beach. Read the rest
The losses keep piling up for Vinod Khosla, prominent Silicon Valley VC and cofounder of Sun Microsystems. Last week, San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Barbara Mallach ruled that Khosla must seek a permit from the California Coastal...Show More Summary
Tech billionaire Vinod Khosla bought a house by a public beach, then cut off access to it. A court has ordered him to unlock the gates. Read the rest
The last time we saw Voldemort, I mean Vinod Khosla, the Silicon Valley billionaire was playing the role of mystical villain to local beachgoers. The venture capitalist purchased property in San Mateo County that contained a private access road -- the only access to Martin's Beach, which is otherwise surrounded......
Forgetful venture capitalist Vinod Khosla has been blocking public access to Martin's Beach ever since he closed its only access road in 2010. But a California judge ruled Wednesday that Khosla acted illegally in doing so, forcing the Sun Microsystem's co-founder to reopen the Half Moon Bay beach. Read more...
A San Mateo County judge ruled today that billionaire venture capitalist Vinod Khosla must allow public access to Martins Beach. After plunking down $32.5 million for his beachfront spread in 2008, Khosla closed the only public access gate to the...
In a showdown of California archetypes, a Superior Court judge ruled Wednesday that venture capitalist billionaire Vinod Khosla couldn’t block access to a Bay Area beach that is popular with surfers.