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San Francisco Chronicle
Verizon, Yahoo set to announce $4.8 billion dealgiant. It would also bring to an end the independence of one of the stars of th
Verizon, Yahoo set to announce $4.8 billion deal
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 50 minutes ago
giant. It would also bring to an end the independence of one of the stars of the ’90s Internet boom which helped make Silicon Valley the hub of online media and advertising. Bloomberg News, citing a source with direct knowledge of the... Read more
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CBS News
Report: Obama's half-brother says he wants Trump to winof the Republican National Convention in Cleveland --Republicans made efforts t
Report: Obama's half-brother says he wants Trump to win
CBS News / Posted an hour ago
of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland --Republicans made efforts to appear LGBT friendly. Peter Thiel, a top Silicon Valley venture capitalist, challenged typically held-conservative beliefs while exclaiming his pride as both a... Read more
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FOX Business
Verizon Finalizes $4.8 Billion Yahoo Dealcompany. The price tag, which includes Yahoo's core internet business and real
Verizon Finalizes $4.8 Billion Yahoo Deal
FOX Business / Posted an hour ago
company. The price tag, which includes Yahoo's core internet business and real estate, is a remarkable fall for the Silicon Valley web pioneer that once had a market capitalization of more than $125 billion at the height of the dot-com... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Verizon, Yahoo set to announce $4.8 billion dealgiant. It would also bring to an end the independence of one of the stars of th
Verizon, Yahoo set to announce $4.8 billion deal
San Antonio Express-News / Posted an hour ago
giant. It would also bring to an end the independence of one of the stars of the ’90s Internet boom which helped make Silicon Valley the hub of online media and advertising. Bloomberg News, citing a source with direct knowledge of the... Read more
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FOX Business
Verizon Finalizes $4.8 Billion Yahoo Dealcompany. The price tag, which includes Yahoo's core internet business and real
Verizon Finalizes $4.8 Billion Yahoo Deal
FOX Business / Posted an hour ago
company. The price tag, which includes Yahoo's core internet business and real estate, is a remarkable fall for the Silicon Valley web pioneer that once had a market capitalization of more than $125 billion at the height of the dot-com... Read more
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USA Today
Sneak peek: T.J. Miller gets wild in 'Office Christmas Party'people, “as with any great major motion picture, everybody’s relationship chang
Sneak peek: T.J. Miller gets wild in 'Office Christmas Party'
USA Today / Posted an hour ago
people, “as with any great major motion picture, everybody’s relationship changes over the course of the film.” Unlike his Silicon Valley persona, Miller’s Clay is "a person you love and want to follow,” says Gordon. While there's some of the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Rios: San Jose parks are important not just for fun but for real monetary benefitslearn to swim, play on teams or gain new skills have a better shot at a healthi
Rios: San Jose parks are important not just for fun but for real monetary benefits
The Mercury News / Posted 3 hours ago
learn to swim, play on teams or gain new skills have a better shot at a healthier, more productive life. The Capital of Silicon Valley flourishes for more reasons than our technology leadership, innovation and entrepreneurs. Our dedicated... Read more
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The Mercury News
Man stabbed to death near downtownofficer. Anyone with information about the case can contact the SJPD homicide
Man stabbed to death near downtown
The Mercury News / Posted 3 hours ago
officer. Anyone with information about the case can contact the SJPD homicide unit at 408-277-5283 or leave a tip with Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers at 408-947-STOP (7867) or with svcrimestoppers.org. Check back later for updates to this... Read more
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Breitbart
Box Office: Feminist ‘Ghostbusters’ Tanks, ‘Star Trek’ Beams Up $60M‘Ghostbusters’ Tanks, ‘Star Trek’ Beams Up $60M Brazile: People At The DNC Wil
Box Office: Feminist ‘Ghostbusters’ Tanks, ‘Star Trek’ Beams Up $60M
Breitbart / Posted 3 hours ago
‘Ghostbusters’ Tanks, ‘Star Trek’ Beams Up $60M Brazile: People At The DNC Will Be Fired Or Resign Over Leaked Emails Silicon Valley ‘Dazed and Confused’ by Peter Thiel’s RNC Speech Watch: Dem Rep Attempts to Claim Segregationist George... Read more
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Breitbart
Under the Bus: Ted Cruz’s Biggest Donors Cut Ties‘Ghostbusters’ Tanks, ‘Star Trek’ Beams Up $60M Brazile: People At The DNC Wil
Under the Bus: Ted Cruz’s Biggest Donors Cut Ties
Breitbart / Posted 3 hours ago
‘Ghostbusters’ Tanks, ‘Star Trek’ Beams Up $60M Brazile: People At The DNC Will Be Fired Or Resign Over Leaked Emails Silicon Valley ‘Dazed and Confused’ by Peter Thiel’s RNC Speech Watch: Dem Rep Attempts to Claim Segregationist George... Read more
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Breitbart
Silicon Valley ‘Dazed and Confused’ by Peter Thiel’s RNC SpeechMany tech leaders were left “dazed and confused” after top Silicon Valley ventu
Silicon Valley ‘Dazed and Confused’ by Peter Thiel’s RNC Speech
Breitbart / Posted 3 hours ago
Many tech leaders were left “dazed and confused” after top Silicon Valley venture capitalist Peter Thiel won a standing ovation at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland last Thursday when he introduced himself as both “proud to be gay” and... Read more
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Rappler
#ThinkPH: In a world dominated by machines, what are humans to do?that it will happen," said entrepreneur Peng Ong, who founded revolutionary fir
#ThinkPH: In a world dominated by machines, what are humans to do?
Rappler / Posted 6 hours ago
that it will happen," said entrepreneur Peng Ong, who founded revolutionary firms such as Match.com in the tech capital of Silicon Valley. Ong has also made his mark on the financial side of tech through GSR Ventures in China, and now Southeast... Read more
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Vavel
Lucas Leiva to miss start of Liverpool's season with hamstring strainindicated the strain will leave him out for around four weeks. He will continu
Lucas Leiva to miss start of Liverpool's season with hamstring strain
Vavel / Posted 6 hours ago
indicated the strain will leave him out for around four weeks. He will continue to receive treatment at the Reds' base in Silicon Valley, but will play no further part in their warm-up friendlies - having featured in all of their first four back... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
UM business class aims to help 15 tech companies take offPracticum. The venture capitalists are split among 25 who are based in Ann Arb
UM business class aims to help 15 tech companies take off
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 8 hours ago
Practicum. The venture capitalists are split among 25 who are based in Ann Arbor, who attend classes in person, and 20 in Silicon Valley, who participate by Skype or GoToMeeting. Ann Arbor-based Neurable Inc. is an example of how the class can... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Hamilton leaders seek fountain of water innovationtap into a nearly $500 billion worldwide industry of water-related technologies
Hamilton leaders seek fountain of water innovation
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 9 hours ago
tap into a nearly $500 billion worldwide industry of water-related technologies. Proponents see the area as a potential “Silicon Valley for water” that can lure companies to the region and Hamilton, which can be especially inviting to start-up... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
With BOAT Lab, Tech, Art, and Ecology Converge In One Floating Makerspaceas American Arts Incubator. The program premiered last year as a partnership b
With BOAT Lab, Tech, Art, and Ecology Converge In One Floating Makerspace
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 10 hours ago
as American Arts Incubator. The program premiered last year as a partnership between the U.S. State Department and the Silicon Valley-based company ZERO1 with the mission of using art to connect to communities outside the U.S. Each ambassador... Read more
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Boston Globe
Swept up by the spirit of adventure in Idaho wildernesstwo grandsons, an avid fly fisherman from San Francisco and his wife, a Camden
Swept up by the spirit of adventure in Idaho wilderness
Boston Globe / Posted 13 hours ago
two grandsons, an avid fly fisherman from San Francisco and his wife, a Camden Yards beer hawker, and a family of four from Silicon Valley. Mason Roberson and his grandmother Margaret Gorcyca digged in for the next rapid on the Middle Fork. The... Read more
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Daily Record
Scottish inventor launches software which instantly marks student essaysand chief technical officer for a US firm. The PhD graduate, who met Jamey at
Scottish inventor launches software which instantly marks student essays
Daily Record / Posted 15 hours ago
and chief technical officer for a US firm. The PhD graduate, who met Jamey at Glasgow University, says his time at Stanford has helped to inspire him. He added: “It’s in Silicon Valley and is at the heart of computer science with so much histo... Read more
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Orange County Register
LA 2024 gears up for its Olympic campaign seasonproximity to the heart of the entertainment industry and cutting edge technolog
LA 2024 gears up for its Olympic campaign season
Orange County Register / Posted 16 hours ago
proximity to the heart of the entertainment industry and cutting edge technology companies both in Southern California and Silicon Valley, the Los Angeles bid is uniquely positioned to help guide the IOC into the 21st Century. “Our tag line is... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Virtual reality-like fitness bike hitting it bigand master's degrees in computer engineering from the Georgia Institute of Tech
Virtual reality-like fitness bike hitting it big
Detroit Free Press / Posted 16 hours ago
and master's degrees in computer engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, he quickly moved to the heart of Silicon Valley. In high demand for his masterful computer skills, Yony served in top positions for Cisco and Skype as he... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Jose art exhibition showcases female perspectivesee more movies using the format in the future -- and I don't just mean Kirk an
San Jose art exhibition showcases female perspective
The Mercury News / Posted 17 hours ago
see more movies using the format in the future -- and I don't just mean Kirk and Spock's 23rd century. DINNER WITH OBAMA: Silicon Valley Education Foundation CEO Muhammed Chaudhry was personally invited by President Barack Obama to join a select... Read more
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Northern Star
Why being lazy at work is a good thinggovernments around the world are looking into introducing UBIs, and the private
Why being lazy at work is a good thing
Northern Star / Posted 20 hours ago
governments around the world are looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - influential Silicon Valley start-up incubator Y Combinator is funding a pilot study in Oakland, in which they are giving 100 families... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Why being lazy at work is a good thinggovernments around the world are looking into introducing UBIs, and the private
Why being lazy at work is a good thing
The Daily Mercury / Posted 20 hours ago
governments around the world are looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - influential Silicon Valley start-up incubator Y Combinator is funding a pilot study in Oakland, in which they are giving 100 families... Read more
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The Mercury News
Internal Affairs: Turkish rivalry comes to San Joseelection and is now fighting to save the seat he's held for eight terms. While
Internal Affairs: Turkish rivalry comes to San Jose
The Mercury News / Posted 21 hours ago
election and is now fighting to save the seat he's held for eight terms. While the congressman didn't directly attack Silicon Valley billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel, he called on Khanna, a Fremont attorney, to explain why he accepts... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Why being lazy at work is a good thinggovernments around the world are looking into introducing UBIs, and the private
Why being lazy at work is a good thing
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 21 hours ago
governments around the world are looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - influential Silicon Valley start-up incubator Y Combinator is funding a pilot study in Oakland, in which they are giving 100 families... Read more
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Queensland Times
Why being lazy at work is a good thinggovernments around the world are looking into introducing UBIs, and the private
Why being lazy at work is a good thing
Queensland Times / Posted 21 hours ago
governments around the world are looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - influential Silicon Valley start-up incubator Y Combinator is funding a pilot study in Oakland, in which they are giving 100 families... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Why being lazy at work is a good thinggovernments around the world are looking into introducing UBIs, and the private
Why being lazy at work is a good thing
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 21 hours ago
governments around the world are looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - influential Silicon Valley start-up incubator Y Combinator is funding a pilot study in Oakland, in which they are giving 100 families... Read more
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News Mail
Why being lazy at work is a good thinggovernments around the world are looking into introducing UBIs, and the private
Why being lazy at work is a good thing
News Mail / Posted 21 hours ago
governments around the world are looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - influential Silicon Valley start-up incubator Y Combinator is funding a pilot study in Oakland, in which they are giving 100 families... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Why being lazy at work is a good thinggovernments around the world are looking into introducing UBIs, and the private
Why being lazy at work is a good thing
Daily Examiner / Posted 21 hours ago
governments around the world are looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - influential Silicon Valley start-up incubator Y Combinator is funding a pilot study in Oakland, in which they are giving 100 families... Read more
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USA Today
Many in tech squarely behind Clinton on eve of DNCFRANCISCO — When the Democratic National Convention convenes in Philadelphia on
Many in tech squarely behind Clinton on eve of DNC
USA Today / Posted 23 hours ago
FRANCISCO — When the Democratic National Convention convenes in Philadelphia on Monday, it can count on one constituency: Silicon Valley. A slew of prominent leaders have lined up behind presidential nominee Hillary Clinton with contributions,... Read more
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The Mercury News
Renters fighting slumlords have few options for helpSAN JOSE -- In the heart of Silicon Valley, renters enduring deplorable living
Renters fighting slumlords have few options for help
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
SAN JOSE -- In the heart of Silicon Valley, renters enduring deplorable living conditions -- mountains of overflowing trash, dilapidated buildings, violent crime and drug dealing -- have limited options for help. For many, who consider themselves... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
The Second City of tech? Now that would be a worthwhile goalsomething as short-sighted as impose anticompetitive taxes and burdens on tech
The Second City of tech? Now that would be a worthwhile goal
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted yesterday
something as short-sighted as impose anticompetitive taxes and burdens on tech startups. To borrow from Gilfoyle on HBO's “Silicon Valley,” it's not magic that got Chicago here—it's talent and sweat. But there's a lot more work to do. We're the... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
Thousands line up for jobscompanies need high-skilled international workers, not only to compete, but to
Thousands line up for jobs
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted yesterday
companies need high-skilled international workers, not only to compete, but to survive.”Marin may not know that in Silicon Valley, tech layoffs during 2016’s first four months have more than doubled compared to the same period last year.... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Essence Of Trump's Appeal To The Flyover Zone: "We Are Not Winning Anymore"vast apparatus of Wall Street and the finance and asset management businesses i
The Essence Of Trump's Appeal To The Flyover Zone: "We Are Not Winning Anymore"
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
vast apparatus of Wall Street and the finance and asset management businesses it feeds to the venture capital hotbeds of Silicon Valley, Route 128, Research Triangle, New York, Seattle, Austin and Denver. It also includes to the LA branch of... Read more
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Fortune
Comparing Clinton and Trump on Technology Policystark differences between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, with one candidate
Comparing Clinton and Trump on Technology Policy
Fortune / Posted yesterday
stark differences between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, with one candidate offering something close to a wish list for Silicon Valley, and the other supporting trade, labor, and security policies that few there would endorse. Hillary Clinton’s... Read more
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The Mercury News
A remnant of Denevi Camera closes its doorsexploding camera from a Denevi Camera television commercial. (Courtesy of YouTu
A remnant of Denevi Camera closes its doors
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
exploding camera from a Denevi Camera television commercial. (Courtesy of YouTube) Now a last remnant of his operation in Silicon Valley has closed its doors. In the 1100 block of Sunnyvale's Kern Avenue, a sign outside the door of the Denevi... Read more
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Breitbart
The Changing of the Guard in Cleveland: What a Difference Donald Trump Has Made Trump, a New Yorker to his core, has brought at least some “New York values” to
The Changing of the Guard in Cleveland: What a Difference Donald Trump Has Made 
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
Trump, a New Yorker to his core, has brought at least some “New York values” to the Party. And gays have reciprocated; as Silicon Valley mogul Peter Thiel declared on Thursday night, “I am proud to be gay. I am proud to be a Republican. But most... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Peter Thiel gave a remarkably critical speech of the Republican Party right in front of its faceI’m not a politician. But neither is Donald Trump. He is a builder, and it’s ti
Peter Thiel gave a remarkably critical speech of the Republican Party right in front of its face
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
I’m not a politician. But neither is Donald Trump. He is a builder, and it’s time to rebuild America. Where I work in Silicon Valley, it’s hard to see where America has gone wrong. My industry has made a lot of progress in computers and in... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Elon Musk is on the verge of making a huge change for Tesla's owners (TSLA)of his vision — for all his companies, not just Tesla — and then move forward a
Elon Musk is on the verge of making a huge change for Tesla's owners (TSLA)
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
of his vision — for all his companies, not just Tesla — and then move forward as rapidly as possible, with a risk-welcoming Silicon Valley attitude. Singing a new tune That's why this retreat, modest through it may be, from his earlier position on... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Peter Thiel gave a remarkably critical speech of the Republican Party right in front of its faceI’m not a politician. But neither is Donald Trump. He is a builder, and it’s ti
Peter Thiel gave a remarkably critical speech of the Republican Party right in front of its face
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
I’m not a politician. But neither is Donald Trump. He is a builder, and it’s time to rebuild America. Where I work in Silicon Valley, it’s hard to see where America has gone wrong. My industry has made a lot of progress in computers and in... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Elon Musk is on the verge of making a huge change for Tesla's owners (TSLA)of his vision — for all his companies, not just Tesla — and then move forward a
Elon Musk is on the verge of making a huge change for Tesla's owners (TSLA)
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
of his vision — for all his companies, not just Tesla — and then move forward as rapidly as possible, with a risk-welcoming Silicon Valley attitude. Singing a new tune That's why this retreat, modest through it may be, from his earlier position on... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Peter Thiel gave a remarkably critical speech of the Republican Party right in front of its faceI’m not a politician. But neither is Donald Trump. He is a builder, and it’s ti
Peter Thiel gave a remarkably critical speech of the Republican Party right in front of its face
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
I’m not a politician. But neither is Donald Trump. He is a builder, and it’s time to rebuild America. Where I work in Silicon Valley, it’s hard to see where America has gone wrong. My industry has made a lot of progress in computers and in... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Elon Musk is on the verge of making a huge change for Tesla's owners (TSLA)of his vision — for all his companies, not just Tesla — and then move forward a
Elon Musk is on the verge of making a huge change for Tesla's owners (TSLA)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
of his vision — for all his companies, not just Tesla — and then move forward as rapidly as possible, with a risk-welcoming Silicon Valley attitude. Singing a new tune That's why this retreat, modest through it may be, from his earlier position on... Read more
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The Alliance Review
World champions crowned 79th FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box DerbyValley, OH 3 - Ashton Stevenson, Chattanooga Area, TN 4 - George Amadeo II, N
World champions crowned 79th FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby
The Alliance Review / Posted yesterday
Valley, OH 3 - Ashton Stevenson, Chattanooga Area, TN 4 - George Amadeo II, New Brunswick, NJ 5 - Veronica Stagnaro, Silicon Valley, CA 6 - Chassidy Oatman, Lima, OH 7 - Madison Trumpold, Bristol, CT 8 - Celina Murty, Rochester West, NY 9... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Breaking barriers: Asean youths turn water lilies into cooking fuelto do it and I will go there once in a while,” Yap said. During the interview,
Breaking barriers: Asean youths turn water lilies into cooking fuel
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
to do it and I will go there once in a while,” Yap said. During the interview, Yap disclosed he just came back from Silicon Valley where they grabbed a $7,500 prize for their project that won first runner up in the Global Innovation Through... Read more
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Business Insider
Elon Musk is on the verge of making a huge change for Tesla's ownersof his vision — for all his companies, not just Tesla — and then move forward a
Elon Musk is on the verge of making a huge change for Tesla's owners
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
of his vision — for all his companies, not just Tesla — and then move forward as rapidly as possible, with a risk-welcoming Silicon Valley attitude. Singing a new tune That's why this retreat, modest through it may be, from his earlier position on... Read more
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Business Insider
Peter Thiel gave a remarkably critical speech of the Republican Party right in front of their facesI’m not a politician. But neither is Donald Trump. He is a builder, and it’s ti
Peter Thiel gave a remarkably critical speech of the Republican Party right in front of their faces
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
I’m not a politician. But neither is Donald Trump. He is a builder, and it’s time to rebuild America. Where I work in Silicon Valley, it’s hard to see where America has gone wrong. My industry has made a lot of progress in computers and in... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Why an ex-employee says being a product manager at Facebook was more stressful than being a startup CEOAntonio García Martínez has seen several different sides of Silicon Valley. Bu
Why an ex-employee says being a product manager at Facebook was more stressful than being a startup CEO
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
Antonio García Martínez has seen several different sides of Silicon Valley. But instead of joining his cofounders there, he ditched for Facebook, where he became its first ads targeting product manager. It was spring 2011, about a year before the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Why an ex-employee says being a product manager at Facebook was more stressful than being a startup CEOAntonio García Martínez has seen several different sides of Silicon Valley. Bu
Why an ex-employee says being a product manager at Facebook was more stressful than being a startup CEO
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
Antonio García Martínez has seen several different sides of Silicon Valley. But instead of joining his cofounders there, he ditched for Facebook, where he became its first ads targeting product manager. It was spring 2011, about a year before the... Read more
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USA Today
Coming out as a woman in venture capital: opinionis an important message that sometimes gets lost in the conversation about dive
Coming out as a woman in venture capital: opinion
USA Today / Posted yesterday
is an important message that sometimes gets lost in the conversation about diversity in venture capital, in Silicon Valley and beyond: Gender matters— but women shouldn’t be self-conscious or overcompensate. Jump in the game now,... Read more
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