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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

Data Sheet—How Wall Street Could ‘Pivot’ to Attract More Startups to Go Public

This is your Data Sheet for Thursday, February 22, 2018. Adam may be on vacation, but the rest of us can still enjoy his work. In a feature out today for Fortune, Adam profiles Silicon Valley manag.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune36 min. ago

Here"s what Jim Chanos is tired of hearing about from Wall Street and Silicon Valley

In every bull market there are a bunch of prevailing narratives telling you why should buy — but not all of those narratvies ultimately p.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider2 hr. 51 min. ago

How ‘The Lean Startup’ Turned Eric Ries Into an Unlikely Corporate Guru

A guy who says he doesn't really like business now counts hundreds of executives as devotees, in Silicon Valley and .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune2 hr. 51 min. ago

Tech"s biggest companies are spreading conspiracy theories. Again.

The most common line in Silicon Valley right now may be: We'll try to do better next time......»»

Category: topSource: cnn15 hr. 51 min. ago

How a Silicon Valley venture capitalist became an unlikely resource to help Tonga"s Pita Taufatofua make the Winter Olympics in 12 months

Matthias Hangst/Getty Pita Tau.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider17 hr. 36 min. ago

A Ton of Companies Are Going to War With Google Over its Dominance in Maps

Digital maps are vital to self-driving car technology and other innovations On any given day, there could be a half dozen autonomous cars mapping the same street corner in Silicon Valley. These cars, each from a different company, are a.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 21st, 2018

Here, people who make $400,000 a year think they are middle class

The Palo Alto Weekly recently posed the question, "How do you define your social class?" to residents of a ritzy Silicon Valley city......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 21st, 2018

Getting a new iPhone battery is often a frustrating, weeks-long process

From Silicon Valley to Washington, from Detroit to Atlanta, people are sharing stories of long waits, dropped customer service calls and hard-to-get appointments......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 21st, 2018

Roku rockets 6% as Silicon Valley stocks shrug off big Dow drop

It was another rough day for U.S. equities, but Silicon Valley stocks emerged relatively unscathed. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 250 on Tuesday, ending a six-day winning streak, as Walmart (NYSE: WMT) shares posted their worst day in 30 years. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 20th, 2018

The life and rise of billionaire investor Peter Thiel, Trump’s biggest Silicon Valley supporter — who might be moving to Los Angeles

Tristan Fewings/Getty ImagesPeter Thiel, one of Silicon Valley's most successful and controversial venture capitalists, is reportedly leaving the Bay Area. Th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 20th, 2018

WSJ: Tech Workers 'Feel Alienated' by Left-Wing Silicon Valley Echo Chamber - Breitbart News

Breitbart NewsWSJ: Tech Workers 'Feel Alienated' by Left-Wing Silicon Valley Echo ChamberBreitbart NewsLike Peter Thiel, who recently moved from Silicon Valley to Los Angeles after facing repeated attacks from far.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsFeb 19th, 2018

Tyson Foods partners with 1871 and a Silicon Valley accelerator

Food conglomerate Tyson Foods, which has a $150 million startup venture fund in Chicago, has announced partnerships with local tech incubator 1871 and Plug and Play, an innovation platform and accelerator in Silicon Valley, as it aims to connect and .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 19th, 2018

Like Peter Thiel, Tech Workers Feel Alienated by Silicon Valley "Echo Chamber"

Billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel has said he plans to leave Silicon Valley in part because of its perceived cultural uniformity, joining other investors who have defected from the nation’s high-tech cradle......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 18th, 2018

Like Peter Thiel, Tech Workers Feel Alienated by Silicon Valley 'Echo Chamber' - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalLike Peter Thiel, Tech Workers Feel Alienated by Silicon Valley &.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsFeb 18th, 2018

Like Peter Thiel, Entrepreneurs Feel Alienated by Silicon Valley 'Echo Chamber' - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalLike Peter Thiel, Entrepreneurs Feel Alienated by Silicon Valley 'Echo Chamber'Wall Street JournalVenture capitalist Peter Thiel stood on the stage of Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland during the Republican Na.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsFeb 18th, 2018

Like Peter Thiel, VCs Feel Alienated by Silicon Valley "Echo Chamber"

Billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel has said he plans to leave Silicon Valley in part because of its perceived cultural uniformity, joining other entrepreneurs and investors who have defected away from the nation’s high-tech cradle......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 18th, 2018

Like Thiel, Others Feel Ideologically Alienated in Silicon Valley

Billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel has said he plans to leave Silicon Valley in part because of its perceived cultural uniformity, joining other entrepreneurs and investors who have defected away from the nation’s high-tech cradle......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 18th, 2018

Silicon Valley Has a New Investment Opportunity: Your Home

Companies including some backed by Silicon Valley venture-capital firms and Mark Zuckerberg’s nonprofit are experimenting with a product that essentially lets them take an ownership position in a house along with the homeowner......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 18th, 2018

Silicon Valley parents are raising their kids tech-free — and it should be a red flag

Jenny Cheng/Business Insider Silicon Valley parents can see firsthand, either through living or working in the Bay Area, that technology is pot.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 18th, 2018

Arista shares plunge as Cisco fight resurfaces in earnings, Silicon Valley stocks dip

Arista Networks shares plummeted 19 percent on Friday, despite beating earnings and guidance expectations, as it said that it’s ongoing battle with archival Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) hurt sales. Arista's (NYSE: ANET) fourth-quarter revenue rose 4.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 16th, 2018