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Silicon Valley"s liberal bubble has burst, and the culture war has arrived

Silicon Valley"s liberal bubble has burst, and the culture war has arrived.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2017

Google"s firing of memo writer James Damore struck a nerve in Silicon Valley

AP Photo/Eric RisbergSAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A Silicon Valley culture war pitting liberal-leaning tech firms against a small conservative cohort took on new intensity on Tuesday .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 9th, 2017

Echoes of Wall Street in Silicon Valley"s grip on money and power

Silicon Valley remains in a cognitive bubble, reluctant to engage with legitimate public worries over monopoly, privacy and tech-related job disruption, not to mention its own culture......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 4th, 2017

This Bubble Finally Burst - Which One"s Next?

Authored by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, Like so many other high-flying Silicon Valley startups, Clinkle w.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 26th, 2017

Silicon Valley Startup Bubble Finally Burst. Which One’s Next?

Like so many other high-flying Silicon Valley startups, Clinkle was supposed to ‘make the world a better place’. Founded in 2011 by a guy barely out of his teens, the company picked up .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 26th, 2017

Signs That The Silicon Valley Tech Bubble Is About To Burst

18 months ago there was a seemingly limitless number of Silicon Valley future billionaires buying up multi-million dollar homes and renting out lavish pads.  But if demand for excessively price.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 18th, 2017

A top VC firm just put together a striking presentation on what it was like for startups in 2016

Flickr/Sebastiaan ter BurgLast year, startups were filled with fear that Silicon Valley was in a bubble about to burst. Now that it's approaching the end of 2016, startups aren't quite as concerned as they used to be — and 9 out of 10 founders think.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 1st, 2016

3 Things Silicon Valley Can Learn from Smaller Companies

3 ways to make your company culture more open and diverse, making you more attractive to talent and more capable of solving tough problems......»»

Category: topSource: incOct 18th, 2017

A venture capitalist says he"s so afraid for his reputation that he"s canceling meetings with women

Silicon Valley's "bro culture" was turned up.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 10th, 2017

5 Major Tech Startups Blossoming Outside Silicon Valley

For many Americans, the tech world starts and ends in Silicon Valley. Yet in reality, many technology firms operate outside of the San Francisco Bay Area. This group of tech companies thriving away from the bubble of .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytOct 2nd, 2017

Which tech CEO is most popular with their employees?

Silicon Valley CEOs are required to make some tough decisions regarding layoffs, spending and company culture — and some carry it off with more panache than others. Life may not be a popularity contest, but when it comes to recruiting the best tech t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 15th, 2017

Employees of Fintech Firm SoFi Allege Women Are Treated Improperly

Social Finance, a fintech company whose hard-charging ethos propelled it to success, is ensnared in the controversy over the workplace culture and treatment of women at Silicon Valley technology startups......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 11th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Female employees at SoFi report improper behavior at the fintech startup

Social Finance Inc., a fintech company whose hard-charging ethos propelled it to success, is ensnared in the controversy over workplace culture and the treatment of women at Silicon Valley technology startups......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 10th, 2017

New Uber Boss Dara Khosrowshahi Appointed to Reverse Travis Kalanick Legacy

Khosrowshahi is a Silicon Valley outsider, offering a contrast to the “tech bro” culture Kalanick established at Uber......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 28th, 2017

Protests against Google are postponed as culture wars roil Silicon Valley

Plans to protest outside Google’s offices t.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesAug 16th, 2017

Silicon Valley Now Has Its Own Populist Pundit

Steve Hilton, a tech entrepreneur who was an adviser to former Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain, is Fox News’s first host in the liberal region......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytAug 12th, 2017

I gave a talk at Google and witnessed a perfect example of how badly broken the culture of the tech industry is today

Google EarthFive years ago, Silicon Valley was rocked by a wave of “brogrammer” bad behavior, when overfunded, highly entitled, mostl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 11th, 2017

The culture wars have come to Silicon Valley

Some people have accused Google of silencing engineer over the memo issue while others have praised.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 9th, 2017

The culture wars have come to Silicon Valley

This week's firing of a software engineer at Google has plunged the nation’s technology capital into some of the same debates that have engulfed the rest of the country......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 8th, 2017

Google’s Firing of Anti-Diversity Memo Writer Has Ignited a Silicon Valley Culture War

The debate raged on social me.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 8th, 2017

Silicon Valley "Outraged" After Google Employee Pens Viral Doc Slamming "Anti-Conservative" Culture

Silicon Valley "Outraged" After Google Employee Pens Viral Doc Slamming "Anti-Conservative" Culture.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 6th, 2017