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A legendary Silicon Valley investor wants to split California into three states, and his proposal just qualified for the November ballot

Frederick M. Brown/Getty A proposal to split California into three states — Northern California, California (new), and Southern California — has qualified to appear on the ballot in November's general election. The measure received more th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 13th, 2018

A legendary Silicon Valley investor wants to split California into three states, and his proposal just qualified for the November ballot

Frederick M. Brown/Getty A proposal to split California into three states — Northern California, California (new), and Southern California — has qualified to appear on the ballot in November's general election. The measure received more th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 13th, 2018

An eccentric tech investor has spent over $1 million to get Californians to weigh in on splitting the state into 3

Silicon Valley investor Tim Draper is known for having crazy ideas — and for funding them. Now, Draper wants to split California into three separate states. The tech billionaire has spent at least $.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 18th, 2018

Cal 3: Proposal to Split Up California Qualifies for November Ballot

More than 600,000 signed the petition to get proposal on the ballot......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 13th, 2018

Will California Split Into Three? Voters Could Have Their Say In November

A proposal to split the state has enough signatures to go on the ballot......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 9th, 2018

Billionaire drops quest to split California into 3 parts

The billionaire behind a measure to split California in three said he's giving up on the effort to reimagine the nation's most populous state after the state Supreme Court knocked it off the November ballot......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 9th, 2018

"Google tax" headed for November ballot in Silicon Valley city

The hometown of Alphabet Inc. will vote on a new tax in November that would charge large companies a fee per employee, similar to a tax that Seattle recently repealed after a .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 27th, 2018

Silicon Valley"s Mountain View Approves "Google Tax" for November Ballot

The Mountain View City Council approved a measure for voter consideration of an employee "head tax," a week after neighboring Cupertino, CA decided to delay consideration of a similar referendum for at l.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytJun 27th, 2018

Cupertino Council Decides Against Putting "Apple Tax" on November Ballot

Pictured: Apple headquarters at One Infinite Loop, Cupertino, CA. Just a week after Seattle leaders hastily repealed an employee "head tax" on Amazon and other large companies, Apple's Silicon Valley .....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJun 20th, 2018

It would be incredibly difficult for California to split into three states. If it did, here"s how it would work

A proposal to split California into thre.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 16th, 2018

Failed California to become 3 States

Failed California to become 3 States A proposal by billionaire venture capitalist Tim Draper to split California into three states has gathered enough verified signatures to be put.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 13th, 2018

Tim Draper"s plan to split California 3 ways makes it onto the ballot

Is Congress ready to add four more Senators from California? That's one of the questions that will have to be answered if billionaire venture investor Tim Draper's plan to split the state three ways succeeds. The signature verification to put it .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 13th, 2018

​Silicon Valley faces regulatory fight on its home turf

A proposed California ballot measure that would provide consumers with increased data privacy rights is the passion project of an unlikely trio: A finance industry executive, a real estate developer and a former CIA analyst......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2018

Data Sheet—Billionaire Tim Draper’s Kooky Idea to Split California in Three

This is your Data Sheet newsletter for Monday, April 16, 2018. Silicon Valley venture capitalists are plagued with a strange affliction. They be.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 16th, 2018

This Tech Billionaire Wants To Break California Into Three States—Here"s Why

The proposal has received enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 13th, 2018

Burned-Out Shack In Silicon Valley Selling For $800k

Silicon Valley, the southern region of San Francisco Bay Area of California, is arguably the most expensive place in the United States to live. At the ep.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 13th, 2018

Elon Musk left plenty of questions about Tesla going private, experts say

Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk’s blog post Monday expanding on his plan to take the Silicon Valley car maker private did little to squelch doubts swirling around the proposal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 13th, 2018

‘I Just Gave the Maximum Allowed Donation.’ Silicon Valley Investor Tweets About Flipping His Own Father’s GOP House Seat

‘I Just Gave the Maximum Allowed Donation.’ Silicon Valley Investor Tweets About Flipping His Own Father’s GOP House Seat.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 13th, 2018

Billionaire VC Abandons "Three Californias" Plan, Blames Court "Corruption"

“Whether you agree or not with this initiative, this is not the way democracies are supposed to work,” billionaire Silicon Valley VC Tim Draper said in an email, after the California Supreme Court decided unanimously last mo.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 10th, 2018

5 Silicon Valley Stocks to Buy as Tech Juggernauts Roll On

InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips Investor.....»»

Category: topSource: investorplaceAug 8th, 2018

Facebook’s chief AI scientist says that Silicon Valley needs to work more closely with academia to build the future of artificial intelligence

Facebook Facebook's chief AI scientist, Yann LeCun, says that letting AI experts split their time between academia and industry is helping drive innova.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 3rd, 2018