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, 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

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

A Google employee posted a 10-page treatise and people are outraged

Gender bias and diversity in Silicon Valley come to the forefront once again as Google engineer's criticism of company culture goes viral......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 6th, 2017

How a founder went from being worth millions to -$10,000 almost overnight — then rebounded to a $100 million fortune

Flickr/Joi Ito Jason Calacanis founded Silicon Alley Reporter, Weblogs Inc, Mahalo, and He turned down a $20 million offer for Silicon Alley Reporter. Then the dotcom bubble burst, and he wound u.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 3rd, 2017

Is New York City Becoming the New Silicon Valley?

The Big Apple has a startup culture all its own......»»

Category: topSource: incAug 1st, 2017

Tech in the Trump era: Is the Silicon Valley Bubble About To Pop?

Tech-firms seem better at raising funds from investors than generating profits from their services. They're over-valued, and a correction is coming soon......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 28th, 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

Hyperloop One"s first full test revealed

Hyperloop One Co-founder Shervin Pishevar tells CNN's Richard Quest about the futuristic mode of transportation and how Silicon Valley is presently dealing with a sexist culture that harks back to days long past......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJul 12th, 2017

This Is Ex-Twitter CEO Dick Costolo’s Plan to End Tech’s Bro Culture

Hint: It's not a 'decency pledge.' As allegations of sexual harassment continue to rock Silicon Valley, former Twitter.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 12th, 2017