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Silicon Valley business owners call on Amazon to drop fight against sales-tax law

San Jose Mercury News – 2011-08-17

Kepler's Books owner, others to gather in Palo Alto today in solidarity against Amazon's tax fight.

Why Silicon Valley Can't Sell

AdWeek – 2011-07-11

Drive up and down the 101 Freeway in Silicon Valley, or cast your gaze north toward Seattle, and media companies, which expect to book over $20 billion in advertising in 2011, appear to be...

Biz Break: Is Yahoo killing Delicious? Plus: Silicon Valley jobless rate rises

San Jose Mercury News – 2010-12-17

Today: Can bookmark site Delicious find a new home outside Yahoo? Plus: Silicon Valley's jobless rate rises in November.

Far from Silicon Valley comes challenge to Google and Microsoft

Times Online – 2009-01-12

When Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo joined Nokia 28 years ago, the Finnish group was making car tyres and rubber boots. Then he was part of the team assembled by Jorma Ollila, the former chief executive, that...

Dueling trade shows split Silicon Valley

International Herald Tribune – 2008-08-19

Two-year old TechCrunch challenges 17-year-old Demo as venue where technology companies show their new products to venture capitalists and the media.

Silicon Valley Investors Back The Atavist

Media Bistro – 2012-05-21

The Atavist, a digital publishing start-up founded by journalists, has landed $1.5 million in funding from some well-known Silicon Valley investors. In this encore edition of the Morning Media...

Silicon Valley's Prescriptions for Internet Addiction

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-07-24

The people whose livelihoods and egos depend on the success of Internet-powered gadgets have started disconnecting because of all the detrimental things it may or may not do to our brains that...

West Meets East: Silicon Valley Accelerator to Tackle the Future of Journalism

Editor & Publisher – 2012-12-05

Entrepreneur Corey Ford is in an interesting spot: Today he launched Matter, the startup accelerator that aims to help companies tackling the future of publishing and media. But as of yet, no one,...

Why Publishers Need to Think More Like Silicon Valley

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-01-15

Every book published each season is its own startup. By adopting some of the principles that drive Silicon Valley, publishers really don't have anything to lose.

The End: Barnes & Noble in Silicon Valley

Business Week – 2013-07-25

Barnes & Noble tried to transform the book business for the digital age. Too bad it forgot about the books

Pizarro: Silicon Valley Reads attempts to untangle the relationship between books and technology in 2014

San Jose Mercury News – 2013-09-20

Silicon Valley Reads has selected two books for the community to read and discuss in 2014: 'The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing To Our Brains,' by technology writer Nicholas Carr and 'Mr....

Cassidy: Issuu shows Silicon Valley's vital role in global commerce

San Jose Mercury News – 2013-09-28

Denmark-based Issuu’s expansion to Silicon Valley is a sign of the digital newsstand’s ambition, but more than that, it’s a sign that even non-tech companies are realizing that a...

Apple, LinkedIn, Juniper: Silicon Valley tech dominates 2013 corporate expansions

Silicon Valley Business Journal – 2013-10-30

Silicon Valley tech companies like Apple, LinkedIn and Juniper Networks Inc. grew their real estate footprints more than other industries did over the last year, according to a new breakdown of...

Marc Andreessen: Silicon Valley is more than 'kids farting around'

Silicon Valley Business Journal – 2013-11-02

Marc Andreessen thinks Silicon Valley is misunderstood, thanks to unfavorable coverage by media from other parts of the country including Valleywag and The New Yorker. The co-founder of Menlo Park...

'Hatching Twitter' is a Silicon Valley drama of feuding founders

Los Angeles Times – 2013-11-07

Nick Bilton's book gives an inside account of the friends who created and bumbled their way to a social media empire in 'Hatching Twitter.'The first time I saw a man killed in front of me, I tweeted...

Chegg books nearly $200 million in Silicon Valley's first post-Twitter IPO

San Jose Mercury News – 2013-11-13

Chegg, a Silicon Valley startup focused on higher education, earned a solid grade from investors Wednesday, selling its first batch of shares for more than it expected and raking in nearly $200...

One Therapist's Diagnosis--And Prescription--For The Overworked Masses Of Silicon Valley

Fast Company – 2014-01-17

In her new book Speed, Bay Area psychologist Stephanie Brown unpacks the tech industry's predilection for a frenzied pace of life--and to what extent it's screwing up our lives and work.What is it...

Pizarro: Silicon Valley Reads tackles the divide between printed books and the digital age

San Jose Mercury News – 2014-01-21

Authors Nicholas Carr and Robin Sloan will help kick off this year's edition of Silicon Valley Reads, which centers around the theme 'Books and Technology: Friends or Foes?'

In Horowitz's Silicon Valley Tell-All, a Woman's Place Is Strictly Hypothetical

Business Week – 2014-03-12

<em>The Hard Thing About Hard Things</em> is a business book in the tradition of Sun Tzu

Silicon Valley billionaire sets record with $201 million life insurance policy -- but who is it?

San Jose Mercury News – 2014-03-15

Somewhere in Silicon Valley, a 'mystery billionaire' has bought what the Guinness Book of World Records says is the most valuable life insurance policy in history: A pact that will pay his survivors...

Who is Silicon Valley backing in the Khanna vs. Honda race?

Silicon Valley Business Journal – 2014-06-04

One of the must-watch races in the June primary is that of two socially progressive democrats vying for the 17th Congressional District. Seven-term Silicon Valley Rep. Mike Honda is a...

Four Silicon Valley Visionaries tout passion, role chance played in success

Silicon Valley Business Journal – 2014-06-05

Four new Silicon Valley Visionary award winners joined past honorees including Bill Gates and Elon Musk Tuesday night, stressing the importance that chance and passion played in their success....

Injured Silicon Valley bike commuter crusades against greedy insurance companies

San Jose Mercury News – 2014-07-21

After being nearly killed by a motorist, former bicycle commuter and Silicon Valley executive Dan Karr has written a book and now crusades against insurance companies that renege on their promises.

The chip firm behind Google’s Project Tango unveils its next-gen silicon

GigaOM – 2014-07-30

The company whose chip is bringing 3-D computer sight to a Google handset project has released a second generation SoC that would offer better vision with less of a battery drain. The chip firm...

Making fun of Silicon Valley is easy, but the next big thing always looks like a toy

GigaOM – 2014-08-08

Making fun of Silicon Valley and some of the silly startup ideas that get funded has become a popular sport, but as Y Combinator's Sam Altman points out, great things often start out looking pretty...

IBM’s complicated silicon story: It’s designing brainiac chips while trying to shed its chip making biz

GigaOM – 2014-08-08

IBM says its researchers designed a human-brain-like chip that can pack lots of smarts into a power-stingy package, but the company still seems to want out of the chip-making biz. IBM’s...

Meet Renovo Motors: An electric supercar maker from Silicon Valley

GigaOM – 2014-08-16

There's another high end electric car maker in the Valley and the company has just emerged from stealth. Meet Renovo Motors: An electric supercar maker from Silicon Valley originally published by...

Chief Technology Officer at White House leaving for Silicon Valley, says report

GigaOM – 2014-08-23

Todd Park is leaving Washington to do White House-related work in Silicon Valley. Another tech industry vet is expected to succeed him as CTO. Chief Technology Officer at White House leaving for...

Calling Silicon Valley Out On Its Gender Problem

Fast Company – 2014-08-26

It's no secret that the Valley has a gender problem, a new book explores just how deep discrimination runs and how to fix it.In July, Twitter reported that only 10% of its tech jobs are held by...

Silicon Valley Through the Prism of Publishing

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-10-29

Books in Browsers V demonstrated various efforts by Silicon Valley to help the publishing industry explore new digital opportunities. The post Silicon Valley Through the Prism of Publishing appeared...

"Just Being Who We Are Is Extremely Risky": An Honest Discussion On Race In Silicon Valley

Fast Company – 2014-11-11

A small group of African-American tech leaders met recently for a roundtable discussion that was funny, frank, and uncompromising.As part of the reporting on this month's magazine profile of Tristan...

Google’s secret NSA alliance: The terrifying deals between Silicon Valley and the security state – 2014-11-16

Inside the high-level, complicated deals -- and the rise of a virtually unchecked surveillance power

Recommended Reading: Silicon Valley's role in government surveillance

Engadget – 2014-11-22

Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We...

Why Silicon Valley and media don’t mix easily

Digiday – 2014-12-07

Digital publishing needs a lifeline. But as The New Republic debacle has showed, mixing tech and media cultures is a tricky combination. The post Why Silicon Valley and media don’t mix easily...

China closing in on Silicon Valley as home of internet giants, research shows

The Guardian – 2014-12-08

Tencent and Baidu are only non-US digital media companies in top 10 by revenue, but country has four of top 10 fastest-growing firms, report saysChina is eroding Silicon Valley’s pre-eminent...

Time Inc. taps into its inner Silicon Valley

Digiday – 2014-12-22

The publisher of Time, People and InStyle is launching new products with a Silicon Valley twist. The post Time Inc. taps into its inner Silicon Valley appeared first on Digiday.

Big Data’s big libertarian lie: Facebook, Google and the Silicon Valley ethical overhaul we need – 2015-04-26

The tech world talks of liberty and innovation while invading privacy and surveilling us all. It must end now

Here’s the Profile of Big Head Silicon Valley Claims We Did

Wired – 2015-05-05

Last night's Silicon Valley mentioned a WIRED profile on Nelson "Big Head" Bighetti. We'd been keeping it under wraps, but it's time to finally publish it. Enjoy. The post Here’s the Profile of...

Asians struggle to become executives at major Silicon Valley companies, study shows

Silicon Valley Business Journal – 2015-05-06

The glass ceiling in Silicon Valley is pretty hard to crack for Asian-Americans, a new study shows, with Asians only representing 13.9 percent of executives at five Silicon Valley-headquartered...

Books Inc. to Open in Silicon Valley, New Owners for Mystery Lovers

Publishers Weekly – 2015-05-25

The California mini-chain will add its 12th location in July 2016 in Santa Clara. In Pittsburgh, Natalie Sacco and Trevor Thomas purchased the Raven Award-winning mystery bookshop.

Ellen Pao must pay a fraction of Silicon Valley opponent's legal fees

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-19

Former venture capitalist Ellen Pao, who lost her high-profile gender discrimination case against her onetime employer, must pay about a quarter of that firm's legal fees, a judge ruled Thursday.

Is Silicon Valley Charting the Future While All the World's Pols Play Small Ball?

The Huffington Post – 2015-07-03

"It is dangerous to mix godlike technology with megalomaniac politics but it might be even more dangerous to blend godlike technology with myopic politics. Our politics is becoming mere...

We pledge allegiance to the United States of Inc.: Corporations become nation-states in Silicon Valley’s latest utopian management scheme – 2015-07-05

In Holacracy's vision, workers are citizens of the companies that will one day rule the world

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter courts tech leaders in Silicon Valley

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-29

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter touched down Friday at Moffett Federal Airfield for his second appearance in four months to reassure Silicon Valley that the Pentagon views the region as an essential...

How Product Hunt took the Silicon Valley route to building a media brand

Digiday – 2015-10-23

Product Hunt started as an email list aimed at helping people discover and share new apps and other products. These days, its ambitions have extended to video games, podcasts and books as the site...

The Top 10 People to Know in Silicon Valley

The Huffington Post – 2015-10-31

When it comes to navigating the difficult waters of Silicon Valley, it is important to know who the big movers and shakers in the industry are. These are some of the top people that have shaped the...

Modern Luxury Media Launches New Silicon Valley Magazine

Folio Magazine – 2015-12-02

City and regional luxury lifestyle publisher targets tech affluents with newest bimonthly title. The post Modern Luxury Media Launches New Silicon Valley Magazine appeared first on Folio:.

Jeremy Lin writes about Silicon Valley suicides and pressures he felt as high school student

San Jose Mercury News – 2015-12-17

Jeremy Lin knows what it's like to deal with pressure, whether it be currently in the NBA or during his days at Palo Alto High. That's why after reading an article titled "The Silicon Valley...

FBI, NSA seek tech firms' help in war on terror at Silicon Valley meeting

PC World – 2016-01-08

It's no secret that the U.S. government wants the tech industry's help in waging its war on terror.What has been a secret, up till now, is the exact agenda of a meeting between technology executives...

Washington raises pressure on Silicon Valley in fight against terrorism

Los Angeles Times – 2016-01-09

The White House raised the pressure on the tech industry Friday to help rein in terrorism, dispatching top national security officials to Silicon Valley and announcing the creation of a task force to...

The Next Decade For Silicon Valley

The Huffington Post – 2016-02-13

Amidst incessant talks of bubbles and baubles, it is clear that Silicon Valley is back. With a vengeance, no less. Innovation is back. Leadership is back. IPOs are back. The technology industry has...

Silicon Valley nightmare: SEC wants to crack down on screwball accounting gimmicks

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-18

Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White took the opportunity this week to fire a broadside at one of the most cherished traditions in Silicon Valley: companies tweaking their...

Did a billionaire Silicon Valley investor fund Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker?

Los Angeles Times – 2016-05-25

Peter Thiel, whose early stakes in companies like PayPal Holdings Inc. and Facebook Inc. made him a billionaire, has reason to hate online media company Gawker. Thiel compared Gawker's sardonic tech...

The Chilling Effect Peter Thiel's Battle With Gawker Could Have on Silicon Valley Journalism

The Huffington Post – 2016-05-31

Gawker infringes on privacy and publishes tabloid-like stories that damage reputations. It is one of the most sensationalist and objectionable media outlets in the country. It also has not been kind...

New book to cover bias in Silicon Valley

CNN – 2016-06-08

A publisher has bought Ellen Pao's book 'Reset,' which will cover her experiences with Kleiner Perkins, Reddit and Silicon Valley discrimination.

SILICON VALLEY: ​Ellen Pao signs book deal to detail tech's 'toxic culture'

Silicon Valley Business Journal – 2016-06-09

SILICON VALLEY — Ellen Pao, who rocked Silicon Valley with a gender discrimination lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers last year, signed a book deal that will detail her experiences...

Silicon Valley pioneers and Michael Jordan join Forbes billionaires list

The Guardian – 2015-03-03

As list swells to 1,826 global billionaires, poverty charity Oxfam calls extreme inequality a ‘moral outrage’ as billions ‘go to bed hungry every night’Silicon Valley created 23 new...

Silicon Valley speak: Learning to talk tech

San Jose Mercury News – 2016-06-13

From unicorpse to SoLoMo, a new book from a husband-and-wife team helps decipher the 600 words and phrases of Silicon Valley.

Ro Khanna maintains lead against congressman in Silicon Valley battle

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-24

Updates on California politics: Assembly gives initial OK for parks bond measure, Gov. Jerry Brown invited to tour L.A. homeless camps June 23, 2016, 10:55 a.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our...

New book exposes the wolves of Silicon Valley

Stuff – 2016-07-06

Free food, sleep pods and graffiti walls. Few places are so enshrined in urban myth as Facebook, Google and other companies of their ilk.

Trump would be a 'disaster for innovation,' say Silicon Valley execs

PC World – 2016-07-14

A group of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, company founders, engineers, and investors have signed an open letter regarding Donald Trump. The gist: They don't like him and think his presidency would be...

The Activist Push To Force Silicon Valley To Move Faster On Diversity

Fast Company – 2016-07-22

A look inside the organizations advocating for the non-dominant voices in technology.Silicon Valley is a world of mirrors and myths. Every company has a creation story; most have an eccentric leader;...

Silicon Valley exposé makes Business Book of the Year longlist

The Bookseller – 2016-08-09

Antonio Garcia Martinez's Silicon Valley exposé Chaos Monkeys (Ebury) has been longlisted for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award.

Cisco and others slash a combined 1,500 jobs in Silicon Valley

Los Angeles Times – 2016-08-30

Despite record levels of tech employment fueled by a hiring boom, employment cutbacks have jolted workers at Cisco Systems Inc. and other tech firms in Silicon Valley, reductions that combined would...

Why Silicon Valley is pouring money into efforts to repeal California's death penalty

Los Angeles Times – 2016-10-15

As voters weigh two dueling death penalty measures on the Nov. 8 ballot, Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are pouring hundreds of thousands of dollars into the effort to end executions in California,...

Randi Zuckerberg Hopes to Battle Inequality in Silicon Valley With Her New Kids Show

AdWeek – 2016-10-22

"I've spent a decade in Silicon Valley," said Randi Zuckerberg. "Innovation is everywhere. It's supposed to be the center of forward thinking. [So] why can I count the number...

Lawsuits portray Silicon Valley vs. Florida divide at $4.5B Magic Leap

Silicon Valley Business Journal – 2016-10-25

A rift between the Florida headquarters and Silicon Valley engineering talent at multibillion-dollar startup Magic Leap came to light on Monday. Magic Leap, an augmented reality firm, has been...

Longtime Silicon Valley Rep. Mike Honda loses seat to fellow Democrat in bitter rematch battle

Los Angeles Times – 2016-11-09

Election live updates: Trump defeats Clinton to become next president of U.S. Nov. 9, 2016, 12:29 a.m. The U.S. will elect its 45th president today. Here's what we're watching now: See all of our...

Silicon Valley high school students used a Dropbox account to share sexually explicit photos, police say

Los Angeles Times – 2016-12-14

Students from multiple Silicon Valley high schools shared and distributed sexually explicit images of other teenagers via an online file-sharing account, police said. Mountain View police have...

Trump reaches out to Silicon Valley

Los Angeles Times – 2016-12-15

Trump meets with Silicon Valley execs who mostly didn't support him Dec. 14, 2016, 11:54 a.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's transition and the outgoing Obama administration:...

What happened when Silicon Valley went to Trump Tower

Los Angeles Times – 2016-12-15

Trump meets with Silicon Valley executives, most of whom didn't support him Dec. 14, 2016, 7:23 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's transition and the outgoing Obama...

Forecasting The Future And Explaining Silicon Valley's New Religions

Fast Company – 2017-02-14

Fast Company talks with author Yuval Noah Harari, whose new book looks ahead and hazards a few guesses on what's next for humanity. Fast Company talks with author Yuval Noah...

Uber has a sexism problem, and so does Silicon Valley

Engadget – 2017-02-22

On Sunday, a former Uber engineer published details about the sexual harassment and rampant sexism that she claims she and other women experienced at the company. But despite reporting the incidents...

If Silicon Valley Types Are Scared of A.I., Should We Be?

Slate – 2017-02-28

This essay was adapted from the book To Be a Machine by Mark O’Connell, published by Doubleday.

WikiLeaks says it will help Silicon Valley defend against CIA hacking

The Guardian – 2017-03-10

Julian Assange makes an offering to the tech community as the CIA and the press question his motivationsWikiLeaks publishes ‘biggest ever leak of secret CIA documents’WikiLeaks founder Julian...

Silicon Valley Questions WikiLeaks Founder’s Russia Ties

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-11

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange offered to help tech companies on flaw detailed in hacked CIA documents, but Silicon Valley is more concerned about his ties to Russia.

In the shadow of Silicon Valley riches, struggling flood victims unload on contrite San Jose officials

Los Angeles Times – 2017-03-12

One by one, for more than four hours, dozens of San Jose residents displaced by the city’s worst flooding in memory let city officials have it. Remorseful city officials, who had given a...

Man who ran Silicon Valley hub for Al Qaeda terror operatives has U.S. citizenship revoked

Los Angeles Times – 2017-04-21

A Silicon Valley man who ran an Al Qaeda communications hub from his Santa Clara apartment has had his U.S. citizenship revoked by a federal judge. Khaled Abu Dahab, 57, an Egyptian-born naturalized...

Silicon Valley is 'officially a retirement community for D.C. political vets'

Los Angeles Times – 2017-05-08

Campaign and White House veterans who in years past would have turned their resumes & connections into cushy jobs are headed west to work in tech.

Silicon Valley: A Peek Behind the Veil of Young Entrepreneurs

Knowledge@Wharton – 2017-05-18

A new book takes a look inside the insular world of Silicon Valley’s young entrepreneurs.

Meet The New Breed Of Activist Investors Who Are Trying To Give Silicon Valley A Conscience

Fast Company – 2017-06-09

Arjuna Capital, which went to Facebook’s and Google’s recent shareholder meetings with proposals for gender equity disclosure, is the most visible of these firms. Last Thursday,...

Google Invests In Modular Homes to Combat Silicon Valley Housing Crunch

Yahoo! News – 2017-06-15

The tech giant is spending upwards of $30 million so its employees can have a short-term housing solution

VCs rally around 'decency pledge' after Silicon Valley sex scandal

Silicon Valley Business Journal – 2017-06-24

Silicon Valley venture investors are rallying around a call for their industry to adopt a "Decency Pledge" in the wake of accusations of sexual harassment by one of them. LinkedIn co-founder Reid...

Silicon Valley venture capitalist Sam Altman says he wants to recruit candidates to run for office in California

Los Angeles Times – 2017-07-12

A wealthy young Silicon Valley venture capitalist hopes to recruit statewide and congressional candidates and launch an affordable-housing ballot measure in 2018 because he says California’s...

Who Will Clean Up Silicon Valley’s E-Wasteland?

Fast Company – 2017-07-24

There’s no federal law requiring e-waste to be recycled, and procedures nationwide are often fragmented and cumbersome. Last April, Apple released its 58-page Environmental Responsibility...

Protests against Google are postponed as culture wars roil Silicon Valley

Los Angeles Times – 2017-08-17

Conservative protesters scuttled plans to gather outside Google’s offices this weekend, putting on hold an effort to take America’s culture wars directly to Silicon Valley. The region was long...

Franklin Foer's 'World Without Mind' argues that Silicon Valley will lead us to our doom

Los Angeles Times – 2017-09-13

To many Americans, large technology firms embody much of what’s good about the modern world. Google holds the key to new depths of knowledge. Amazon is the white-knight savior of impulse shopping....

The last days of a 'village' in China's Silicon Valley

Yahoo! News – 2017-09-19

Surrounded by the sleek hi-tech campuses and luxury condominiums of "Beijing's Silicon Valley", migrants from the countryside recreate village life, cooking in outdoor communal areas, playing cards...

An arrest in Saudi Arabia could be felt as far as Silicon Valley and Wall Street

Los Angeles Times – 2017-11-06

Finance, technology, hospitality, entertainment and real estate: Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has invested substantially and with great fanfare in all of them, as befits his status as one of the...

Saudi prince's arrest could be felt as far as Silicon Valley and Wall Street

Los Angeles Times – 2017-11-07

Finance, technology, hospitality, entertainment and real estate: Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has invested substantially and with great fanfare in all of them, as befits his status as one of the...

Two arrested on suspicion of helping robbery suspects escape Silicon Valley courthouse

Los Angeles Times – 2017-11-09

Authorities have arrested two people accused of helping a pair of armed robbery suspects escape from a Palo Alto courthouse earlier this week, but the fugitives remain at large. Marquita Kirk and...

LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman wants more, and faster, culture change in Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley Business Journal – 2017-11-11

LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman hopes to speed up Silicon Valley’s culture shift. “[Change will] happen through multiple steps,” Hoffman said Wednesday in a conversation with MIT Media Lab...

'Troublemakers' follows the meteoric transformation of Silicon Valley’s founding generation

The Christian Science Monitor – 2017-11-16

'Troublemakers' follows the meteoric transformation of Silicon Valley’s founding generation

How an Atlanta power couple's business has heightened Hollywood and Silicon Valley's piracy anxieties

Los Angeles Times – 2017-11-18

Jeffrey and Carrla Goldstein seem to have all the makings of a power couple from a reality TV show. They host events for local religious groups at their tony mansion outside Atlanta, complete with a...

Silicon Valley venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar accused of sexual misconduct by multiple women

Los Angeles Times – 2017-12-01

Shervin Pishevar, a leading Silicon Valley investor, has been accused of groping, forcibly kissing and sexually harassing multiple women, according to a Bloomberg report published late Thursday. The...

Is The Cannabis Industry Repeating Silicon Valley’s Worst Mistakes?

Fast Company – 2017-12-18

Some of the issues keeping entrepreneurs of color out of the cannabis industry are unique to the cannabis industry. But many others aren’t. One oft-cited statistic about the cannabis space...

Silicon Valley sees big jumps and big scores for 2017 lists

Silicon Valley Business Journal – 2017-12-30

In three years as the Silicon Valley Business Journal's lead tesearcher, I have parsed a lot of data sets. Part of my job is to take note of trends and anomalies, while tracking list placements and...

New Year's resolutions for big tech: how Silicon Valley can be better in 2018

Yahoo! News – 2017-12-31

New Year’s resolutions are crap. It is in that spirit that we have created a list of New Year’s resolutions for the tech industry. Tech companies have been promising to improve their hiring of...

Silicon Valley's Problematic Sex Parties On Blast In Upcoming Book

The Huffington Post – 2018-01-03

"You’re damned if you do, damned if you don’t," one woman said of attending these secret gatherings.

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