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In recent months, Facebook, Google and Twitter have faced intensifying claims of online censorship and an environment that's not welcoming to right-leaning employees. ... [Read More]
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The Silicon Valley unicorn, a data-analysis giant that's inching toward an IPO, has been run like a scrappy startup, including lavish perks. CEO Alex Karp is now under pressure to remake the business, including bringing an end to what's known inside the company as "Palantir Entitlement Syndrome." [Read More]
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Uncharted Power founder Jessica O. Matthews says keeping her internal team nimble helped her company grow and pivot into a renewable energy startup. She explains why "hiring slowly" helps and the significance of moving her headquarters to Harlem. [Read More]
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Nov 12, 2018--Carbon ( www.carbon3d.com ), a Silicon Valley-based digital 3D Manufacturing company, today announced the expansion of its network of production partners with the addition of... [Read More]
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In recent months, Facebook, Google and Twitter have all faced intensifying claims of online censorship and an environment that's not welcoming to right-leaning employees. ... [Read More]
Working parents from Silicon Valley admit to not letting their kids have any screen time, but is that necessary? [Read More]
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Flooding a massive desert with desalinated ocean water to grow enough algae to consume Earth's climate-changing carbon dioxide is one of four "moonshot" scenarios revealed by a Silicon Valley venture capital... [Read More]
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the conglomerate led by the libertarian 83-year-old billionaire whose support for the Americans for Prosperity Foundation helped to reshape the Republican Party - isn't exactly a textbook Silicon Valley backer. [Read More]
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Jaron Lanier, the father of virtual reality and author of 'Dawn of the New Everything' joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the politics of Silicon Valley and social media addiction. [Read More]
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Niall Carson/PA Facebook has denied a media report suggesting it fired former executive Palmer Luckey for his right-wing views. The Wall Street Journal said Luckey, the founder of Oculus, was fired after donating $10,000 to a group that posted anti-Hillary Clinton memes and after voicing support for Donald Trump. But Facebook executive Andrew Bosworth has strongly denied this, as has a spokeswoman. There's a wider culture war in Silicon Valley, with conservative supporters claiming most tech firms have a liberal bias. Facebook has denied firing one of its former senior executives, Palmer Luckey, for... [Read More]
The ubiquity of smartphones means that those who own one are pretty easy to track. All modern smartphones have inbuilt GPS accurate to within a few feet. Even if your GPS is turned off, smartphones also peer at Wi-Fi networks in the vicinity, which are mapped to a physical location and can be used to verify location. Even if your Wi-Fi and your GPS are turned off, your phone and its apps can use triangulation of your cell signal to figure out roughly where you are. [Read More]
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As Qualtrics grew, Ryan eventually convinced his brother to quit a product director's job at Google and run the technical side of things. Jared, now 43, is the company's president. The Smith patriarch -- a cancer survivor -- came up with the idea to serve his fellow academics, while Jared wrote the code and Ryan sold it to customers. [Read More]
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Deep in the heart of Silicon Valley, a short drive from the headquarters of Google and LinkedIn, stands a small, secluded school unlike any other.It has impressed executives at some technology companies so much that they spend up to $40,000 a year to send their children there. For here, where self-d... [Read More]
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After an exhaustive search for just the right place to open a new office, one San Francisco company picked Silicon Slopes. [Read More]
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The measures all grew out of the widespread belief that Silicon Valley's booming tech companies add heavily to the region's traffic and high housing costs but don't pay enough to address them. From San Francisco Mountain View to East Palo Alto, were strongly endorsed by voters. [Read More]
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Hong Kong's Chief Secretary for Administration Matthew Cheung says the Greater Bay Area is a "world-class" project and will look like New York and Silicon Valley in 2030. [Read More]
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Salon speaks with the "Silicon Valley" star about mental health and misogyny in the real Silicon Valley... [Read More]
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Infowars is gone from Facebook after a high-profile showdown over the summer between Silicon Valley and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. But another Facebook page, NewsWars, has taken its place —... [Read More]
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Facebook Inc. executive and virtual-reality wunderkind Palmer Luckey was a rising star of Silicon Valley when, at the height of the 2016 presidential contest, he donated $10,000 to an anti-Hillary Clinton group. [Read More]
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