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An Open Letter to Chris Sacca, Dave McClure, Travis Kalanick, and All of Silicon Valley

These 3 simple changes would make the high-tech startup world much more welcoming to women and minorities......»»

Category: topSource: incJul 3rd, 2017

Tech billionaire must open gates to California beach next to property he bought for $37 million, courts say

Stephen Lam / REUTERSA Silicon Valley billionaire has lost a legal battle over access to a California beach. A California appeals court ruled earlier this week that.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 13th, 2017

Women of Silicon Valley: Bro Culture

Wow:   Six female entrepreneurs, among them founders and CEOs of companies worth millions, open up to Megyn Kelly about sexual harassment in the tech world and what .....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureJul 18th, 2017

Steve Jobs widow helps Silicon Valley startup raise $30M for open government tech

Government software startup OpenGov, which says it has been riding a wave of interest since Donald Trump was elected President, on Tuesday got a boost from Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' billionaire widow. Emerson Collective, the social impact inve.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2017

H-1B Crackdown Fears Open Rift Between U.S., Indian Tech Firms

Silicon Valley technology firms, worried about their ability to bring foreign workers to the U.S. under President Trump, are distancing themselves from Indian outsourcing firms, which are heavy users of the same visa program that U.S. tech firms rely on......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 9th, 2017

Why Silicon Valley Is So Nervous About H-1B Reform

Reform of the work-visa program has been in the works for years. But Donald Trump has given tech companies additional reason to reconsider their reliance on H-1B, forcing executives to consider looking elsewhere for sou.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesFeb 3rd, 2017

Read the Letter Tech Companies Are Sending the White House

Silicon Valley tech superstars have drafted a letter they intend on sending the Trump Administration in opposing the immigration ban. Read a draft here......»»

Category: topSource: incFeb 2nd, 2017

Silicon Valley tech giants are writing a letter to Trump: "A blanket suspension is not the right approach" (AAPL, GOOG, FB)

Silicon Valley's tech giants are planning to send a letter to President Donald Trump condemning his immigration ban, Recode reports. The letter, which Recode claims to have obtained a draft copy of, will be co-written by Apple, Google, Faceb.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 2nd, 2017

One of Uber"s Early Hires on Why the Company"s Culture Works

Frederique Dame, one of the top product executives in the Silicon Valley, talks about working with some of the best CEOs in tech......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 21st, 2016

Lessons I Learned From Being A Woman In Tech In The Heart Of Silicon Valley

By: Kelli Richards While women held57 percentof all professional positions in the U.S. in 2014, they filled only 26 percent of tech jobs. Nonetheless, being a woman has never held me back — and it doesn’t have to hamper your career, either. I come fro.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesOct 10th, 2016

The inventor of the energy-harnessing soccer ball made a huge pivot — and it"s paying off big time

Uncharted PlayJessica O. Matthews is a lot of things: a Harvard graduate, an American, a Nigerian, a black woman, an inventor, and a CEO.  What she isn't is the typical Silicon Valley tech bro — and she wears that like a badge of honor.&nb.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 8th, 2016

California's Uber to open tech center in Detroit - USA TODAY

USA TODAYCalifornia's Uber to open tech center in DetroitUSA TODAYRide-hailing service Uber may be anchored in California's Silicon Valley, but it's the latest auto-related firm to say it will make sure to have a presence in the Motor City. Ub.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 20th, 2016

California"s Uber to open tech center in Detroit

Ride-hailing service Uber may be anchored in California's Silicon Valley, but it's the latest auto-related firm to say it will make sure to have a presence in the Motor City......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 19th, 2016

A Cleaning Start-Up Wielding Mops, Buckets and 700 Data Points

Squiffy Clean in Silicon Valley takes a tech-minded approach to cleaning offices, using analytics to set prices and improve efficiency......»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytSep 14th, 2016

China"s plan to step up to Silicon Valley

China's provincial city of Hangzhou is buzzing with tech activity, with officials aiming to open thousands of tech enterprises by the end of the decade. As Tara Joseph reports, the city is brimming with tech office parks and tech products, though truly in.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 12th, 2016

Entrepreneurship: A Cleaning Start-Up Wielding Mops, Buckets and 700 Data Points

Squiffy Clean in Silicon Valley takes a tech-minded approach to cleaning offices, using analytics to set prices and improve efficiency......»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytSep 7th, 2016

Elon Musk and tech experts urge UN to ban killer robots

Tesla and SpaceX chief Elon Musk has joined dozens of CEOs of artificial intelligence companies in signing an open letter urging the United Nations to ban the use of AI in weapons before the technology gets out of hand......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral10 hr. 36 min. ago

Elon Musk and tech experts urge UN to ban AI in weapons

Tesla and SpaceX chief Elon Musk has joined dozens of CEOs of artificial intelligence companies in signing an open letter urging the United Nations to ban the use of AI in weapons before the technology gets out of hand......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral10 hr. 36 min. ago

Elon Musk joins more than 100 tech bosses calling for ban on killer robots

In an open letter to the UN, a group of 116 robotics specialists urged the organization to take action against "weapons of terror.".....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral13 hr. 21 min. ago

The expensive, rare, and stylish sunglasses worn by Silicon Valley"s top tech execs

REUTERS/Mike BlakeSilicon Valley's tech elite don't define their status with the typical trappings of wealth. You generally won't find Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos, or other billionaire tech execs sporting expensive tailored suits or R.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 20th, 2017