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Mostly Human: Silicon Valley"s Secret

Where engineers are the new heroes and startup founders are celebrities, there's a dark secret that people don't want to talk about......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnMar 20th, 2017

Y Combinator chief: Future of humanity is a "merge" with tech

Sam Altman, the president of Silicon Valley startup incubator Y Combinator, said in an on-stage interview on Monday that he sees the future of the human race as a "merge" with machines, not a conflict with them. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral10 hr. 49 min. ago

Obama"s secret San Jose stopover fuels speculation of a new career in tech

Barack Obama fueled rumors about his future in tech after reportedly making a stealthy stopover in San Jose to meet with Silicon Valley leaders on Sunday. The former president's Silicon Valley visit reportedly followed a lunch in Omaha, Neb. with bi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 13th, 2017

Silicon Valley"s dirty secret: The way it treats women

For the tech industry, gender inequity.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 4th, 2017

Silicon Valley"s dirty little secret: The way it treats women

Lawyers say they.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 3rd, 2017

The future of not working

As automation reduces the need for human labor, some Silicon Valley executives think a universal income will be the answer — and the beta test is happening in Kenya......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 25th, 2017

Secret Service Is Dealing With Over 12,000 Tweets Calling For Trump"s Assassination

As Silicon Valley's tech billionaires continue their crack down on "fake news", "hate speech" and dissenting conservative opinions of all forms (see this from last night: "Reddit Bans Three Alt-Right For.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 3rd, 2017

Trump"s strained relationship with Silicon Valley was ranked one of the biggest risks of 2017

APIt's no secret that Silicon Valley and Donald Trump don't get along very well. Hardly anyone from Silicon Valley supported Trump ahead of the election, with the exception of venture capitalist Peter Thiel. In fact, many tech CEO.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 3rd, 2017

Want a Job at a Startup In 2017? Don"t Miss This "Secret" List of the Hottest Ones

Hot companies aren't always startups and success can be strategic, says this Stanford professor, CEO, and former Silicon Valley venture capitalist......»»

Category: topSource: incDec 31st, 2016

This picture perfectly captures the first meeting between Trump and all the tech CEOs who opposed him

AP It's no secret that Silicon Valley's tech leaders were not exactly thrilled about the idea of a Donald Trump presidency. And to judge by the lugubrious miens exhibited in this photo, the tech moguls who visited Trump Tower on Wednesday for a sit-down w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 14th, 2016

Trump Meets Silicon Valley Elite After Mutual Mistrust In Campaign

"We have no formal chain of command." U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and Silicon Valley executives met at his Manhattan tower on Wednesday to smooth over frictions after both sides made no secret of their disdain for each other during the presiden.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 14th, 2016

Trump meets Silicon Valley elite after mutual mistrust in campaign

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and some of Silicon Valley's most powerful executives met at his Manhattan tower on Wednesday, a summit convened to smooth over frictions after both sides made no secret of their disdain for each oth.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 14th, 2016

Trump, Silicon Valley Elite Seek to Smooth Over Frictions

Roundtable themes likely to include talent and taxes. U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, who has made no secret of his disdain for the titans of Silicon Valley, will host executives from top technology companies for a meeting at his Manhattan tower on.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 14th, 2016

Trump, Silicon Valley"s elite seek to smooth over frictions

By Dustin Volz and David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, who has made no secret of his disdain for the titans of Silicon Valley, will host executives from top technology companies for a meeting at his Manhattan tower o.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooDec 14th, 2016

Trump, Silicon Valley"s Elite Seek to Smooth Over Frictions

Donald Trump, who has made no secret of his disdain for the titans of Silicon Valley, will host executives from top technology companies for a meeting at his Manhattan tower on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 14th, 2016

Silicon Valley Bank Set To Benefit From Multi-Trillion Dollar Human Capital Asset Class

Silicon Valley Bank Set To Benefit From Multi-Trillion Dollar Human Capital Asset Class.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaNov 29th, 2016

Baidu CEO Tells Silicon Valley Immigrants to Avoid Trump and Come to China

Robin Li's comments follow the uncertainty over the future for overseas IT talent in America. It’s no secret that, contrarian Peter Thiel aside, much of Silicon Valley really didn’t like Donald Trump when he was running for the U.S. presid.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 18th, 2016

These graphs show the connection between VC investment and housing prices in Silicon Valley

 tl;dr: Capital deployed into Silicon Valley-based companies is correlated to housing prices. Additionally, deal volume may predict peaks and troughs a few years in advance. It’s no secret that Silicon Valley real estate is some of th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 16th, 2016

These guys built a $273 million startup from discarded computers and an almost secret source of seed money

ThousandEyes is one of those hot, successful startups you probably never heard of with an unusual and not-very Silicon-Valley-like history. Founded in 2010 by CEO Mohit Lad and CTO Ricardo Oliveira from their grad school work at UCLA, Thous.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 5th, 2016

Apple"s latest hire could signal a big shift in the company"s approach to AI (AAPL)

VideoLectures.netEvery big company in Silicon Valley is chasing artificial intelligence, the increasingly powerful computer software that can learn from big sets of data almost like a human does.  And Apple just hired one of the big guns of.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 17th, 2016

"Beyond CRM" Transcends Hype

It’s no secret that Silicon Valley has a love affair with buzzwords when it comes to describing its next batch of “seamless” and “transformational” innovations. But sometimes, there’s a legitimate reason why these fancy.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: forbesOct 13th, 2016