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Silicon Valley: From Rarified Air To Exhaust Fumes

Authored by Mark St.Cyr, As we sit here today the IPO that was supposed to prove that the dream of “its different this time” were still alive-and-well, has shown it is anything but. The real crush.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 20th, 2017

Can tech titans compete for TV sports rights?

For the better part of a decade, the sports media industry looked to the early 2020s as the time when deep-pocketed Silicon Valley companies finally would make a big investment in sports rights. Amazon, Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), Facebook (NASDAQ: FB.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals18 hr. 4 min. ago

Meg Whitman to Step Down as Hewlett-Packard Enterprise C.E.O.

After building eBay into an internet giant, Ms. Whitman took over Hewlett-Packard and split the Silicon Valley icon in two, with mixed results......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytNov 21st, 2017

Meg Whitman stepping down as Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO

Whitman, one of the highest-profile women in U.S. business and Silicon Valley, said in September that she was committed to the company for the long term......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcNov 21st, 2017

Meg Whitman, one of Silicon Valley"s best-known execs, is stepping down from the CEO job at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)

Getty Images Hewlett Packard Enterprise's .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 21st, 2017

Cash Sloshes Into Venture Funds, Prompting Fears of Excess

Silicon Valley is bursting with fledgling venture-capital funds as cash continues to flow despite worries that startups have generally returned little in profits......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 21st, 2017

Cash Sloshes Into Venture Funds, Prompting Bubble Worries

Silicon Valley is bursting with fledgling venture-capital funds as cash continues to flow despite persistent worries that startups have generally returned little in profits......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 21st, 2017

Meet Alphabet’s Guru of Googley Rigor

Ruth Porat, finance chief of Google's parent, balances Silicon Valley whims with hard-nosed reality. My conversation with Ruth Porat, chief financial officer of Alphabet and its money-gushing subsidiary Google, begins, as c.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 21st, 2017

Tech billionaires sank $170 million into a new kind of school — now classrooms are shrinking and some parents say their kids are "guinea pigs"

Melia Robinson/Business Insider A new kind of school crafted by the minds and wallets of Silicon Valley influencers is strug.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 21st, 2017

This social media giant is worth more than Facebook

Social media and gaming giant rockets past market cap milestone to beat Silicon Valley rival......»»

Category: topSource: cnnNov 21st, 2017

AT&T is using the growing power of Silicon Valley to justify its acquisition of Time Warner (T)

Getty/Alex Wong AT&T is pushing back against the US government's attempt to block it's acquisition of Time.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 20th, 2017

How Silicon Valley came to realize its housing crisis hurts everybody

Housing prices chave limbed Silicon Valley's economic ladder while the majority of Silicon Valley residents — regardless of economic condition — have not. And therein lies the secret of the consensus that something must be done......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2017

Walmart partners with Deliv to bring same-day grocery delivery to Silicon Valley

Re.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2017

The Approaching Silicon Valley Meltdown

Authored by Mark St.Cyr, To say that we are living through precari.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 20th, 2017

I Was Blown Away By This Stockholm Venture Capitalist

This Stockholm venture capitalist is adding a touch of Silicon Valley's decision-making style to his portfolio. Will that ultimately yield a publicly-traded Stockholm pillar company?.....»»

Category: topSource: incNov 20th, 2017

Peter Thiel, Y Combinator accelerator have parted ways

Two of Silicon Valley's most influential startup investors — Peter Thiel and Y Combinator — have parted ways. It's not clear when the PayPal co-founder stopped being a part-time partner at the Mountain View startup accelerator, a role he took.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2017

Peter Thiel, Y Combinator accelerator have parted ways

Two of Silicon Valley's most influential startup investors — Peter Thiel and Y Combinator — have parted ways. It's not clear when the PayPal co-founder stopped being a part-time partner at the Mountain View startup accelerator, a role he took.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2017

As Silicon Valley Gets ‘Crazy,’ Midwest Beckons Tech Investors

Funding and start-ups are concentrated on the coasts, especially in California. But there are signs of an entrepreneurial awakening in the heartland, where talent is rich but prices aren’t......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytNov 20th, 2017

The Latest Path to Silicon Valley Riches: Stake Sales

Entrepreneurs and venture investors are cashing out of hot startups through secondary sales of big stakes, rather than waiting for companies to go public or be acquired......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 19th, 2017

As Silicon Valley gets ‘crazy,’ Midwest beckons tech investors

Local entrepreneurs and big .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 19th, 2017

Ellen Pao explains the root cause of Silicon Valley"s bro culture

Josh Edelson/Bloomberg via Getty Images In the last year, many venture capitalists and tech CEOs have stepped down due to sexual harassment allega.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 19th, 2017