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

Chicago wins over another Silicon Valley tech company

The Chicago tech scene has wooed software company ServiceNow, which said Friday that it will open up an outpost in town. The Silicon Valley firm, which builds software companies use to automate IT efforts, will hire 150 engineers, developers, designers.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 23rd, 2018

5 tech industry moguls who raise their kids nearly tech-free

Shutterstock Rex for EEMJust because someone works in Silicon Valley doesn't mean they'll be a techie parent. In fact, some of the highest-profile execu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 3rd, 2018

Tech Firms Open Up to More Regulation

Executives of the world’s largest tech companies, fending off an array of complaints about the perceived excesses of Silicon Valley at the World Economic Forum, are suggesting they could do more—including embracing a little more regulation......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 24th, 2018

Silicon Valley"s elite throw secretive, drug-fueled sex parties where young women can feel pressured to participate

Rafi Letzter/Tech Insider In an excerpt in Vanity Fair from her new book, "Brotopia: Breaking Up the Boys' Club of Silicon Valley," the reporter Emily Chang details.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 2nd, 2018

HBO"s "Silicon Valley" Got One Thing Right: Tech Companies Hire Models to Chat Up Nerds

“Pretty much anyone that’s over a 7 is with us, and anyone under a 3 is a guest," one such woman says on an episode of 'Silicon Valley.'.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 12th, 2017

How Silicon Valley Became the FCC Chair's Scapegoat - Bloomberg

BloombergHow Silicon Valley Became the FCC Chair's ScapegoatBloombergIn a speech last week about open internet regulations, Ajit Pai stoked anti-tech sentiment. By.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 4th, 2017

Meet the Woman Who Broke Silicon Valley"s Gender Barrier--and Built a $1.5 Billion Tech Company

The Silicon Valley gender narrative is firmly entrenched: Women don't get computer science degrees and don't start successful tech companies. Don't tell Therese Tucker any of that......»»

Category: topSource: incSep 19th, 2017

Meet the Woman Who Broke Silicon Valley"s Sexist Code--and Built a $1.5 Billion Tech Company

The Silicon Valley gender narrative is firmly entrenched: Women don't get computer science degrees and don't start successful tech companies. Don't tell Therese Tucker any of that......»»

Category: topSource: incSep 19th, 2017

Uber exec: We need more black women in tech

Bozoma Saint John, Uber's Chief Brand Officer spoke candidly about working in Silicon Valley as a black woman at Recode's Code Commerce event......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnSep 14th, 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