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Don't worry about me. Worry about Silicon Valley nerds who think the bosses at Google mean it when they ask them for their opinions.
Related topics: Google, Google (GOOG)

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Silicon Valley: How Stanford, Science, And War Made Tech History

In the first part of the 20th century, Silicon Valley wasn't known as the "Silicon Valley." It was the "Santa Clara Valley." It was a agricultural region, best known for being the "Prune Capital of America. In terms of getting its start, Sherman Fair

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Microsoft Invests $1 Billion In Elon Musk’s Openai Research Group

Microsoft is investing $1 billion into OpenAI, the non-profit group that conducts research into beneficial and ethical artificial intelligence.OpenAI was founded in 2015 by several Silicon Valley luminaries, including Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Y...
Related topics: Microsoft (MSFT), Tesla

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Facebook Is A New Form Of Power

Typically for Silicon Valley, Facebook’s June announcement of plans to launch a global, digital currency—Libra—spoke of empowering billions of people, especially those without access to banking. Also typically, skeptics were quick to...
Related topics: Facebook, Social Media, Banking

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A Silicon Valley Ceo Coach Who's Worked With Twilio And Etsy Says That Successful Leadership Begins...

Jerry Colonna is a former startup investor who has been a renowned CEO coach for the last 12 years. Colonna said that all leaders must define leadership and success for themselves before they can discover what they are trying to accomplish and how...
Related topics: Startup, Scientific Discoveries

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Who Should Keep An Eye On Silicon Valley?

The federal government's struggles to rein in Facebook are driving some Democrats and consumer advocates to a stark conclusion: The agency charged with regulating Silicon Valley is not up to the task.The 105-year-old Federal Trade Commission is a...
Related topics: Facebook, Social Media

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This Pixel Tracking Demo Shows How Easy It Is To Make A Creepy Surveillance Tool

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Superhuman controversy from earlier this month, in which a former Silicon Valley exec blew the lid off a series of controversial email surveillance tools offered by the up-and-coming startup, has...
Related topics: Startup

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Learn The Ins And Outs Of Digital Marketing For Just $35

Get a heads up on all the strategies needed to sell in the digital space with the training in The Silicon Valley Digital Marketers Bundle. The package is on sale right now at hundreds off the regular price, just $35 from TNW Deals.
Related topics: Marketing

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Here's What Actual Uber Drivers Have To Say About 'stuber'

A movie that featured the ride-hailing app Uber prominently came out over the weekend, and even its name strongly hints that Uber plays an important role in the story. Stuber stars Kumail Nanjiani (he's in the satirical HBO show Silicon Valley) as...
Related topics: HBO

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Elon Musk's New Idea Is To Hook Up Your Noggin Up To An Ai, But Is He Just Insane About The Brain?

We ask top boffins if the plan is good enough for skull drilling Analysis  Silicon Valley bad boy Elon Musk's grand plan to build brain-machine interfaces to "achieve a symbiosis with artificial intelligence" is obviously more science fiction than...

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A Growing Number Of Google Vendors Are Losing Their Free Lunch Privileges And Are Instead Faced...

Google's free-meal program has been taken away from some of its vendor workers who recently moved from the tech giant's Silicon Valley campus to nearby office buildings set aside for vendors, Business Insider has learned. "It's really like...
Related topics: Google

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Silicon Beyond The Valley: Uva Darden Alumni Predict Where Venture Capital Is Going Next

For the better part of a half-century, the epicenter of venture capital in the United States has been located in the heart of California's Silicon Valley. But as technology increasingly enables entrepreneurs, "the universe is expanding" for VC.

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Proposing Your Own

In time for World Emoji Day (July 17), the Unicode Consortium, which decides on new emojis, is eager to shed its reputation as a community only for computer geeks. The Silicon Valley-based nonprofit has redesigned its website (unicode.org) to be...

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Master Silicon Valley's Most Coveted Digital Marketing Skills For Just $40

TL;DR: Get the comprehensive Silicon Valley Digital Marketers Bundle for $39.99 and save 97% off its $1,600 value.  With the internet growing bigger and bigger by the day, digital marketing is virtually the only way to make a business stand...
Related topics: Marketing

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What The Superhuman Controversy Reveals About The Shifting Ethics Of Software

Anna Wiener writes about the tech company Superhuman, the controversy over its read statuses feature, and questions of ethics in Silicon Valley.

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There’s A Deepening Divide Among Google Workers: Those Who Get Free Meals And Those Who Don’t...

Google's free meal program has been taken away from some of its vendor workforce who recently moved from the tech giant's Silicon Valley campus to nearby offices buildings set aside for vendors-only, Business Insider has learned. Instead, the food...
Related topics: Google, Google (GOOG)

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Silicon Valley Weathers A Scattershot Siege

President Donald Trump threatened to open a probe into whether Google is committing “treason.” Sen. Bernie Sanders said he would push to break up Facebook, Google and Amazon. Sen. Ted Cruz took aim at Google in his campaign against alleged...
Related topics: Donald Trump, Google, Social Media, Facebook, Amazon, Censorship

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Tech Giants On Defensive At Antitrust Hearing

Four of the nation’s largest tech companies sought to reassure skeptical lawmakers over their market power as the House ramps up its antitrust investigation into Silicon Valley.Executives from Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google testified before...
Related topics: Apple (AAPL), Amazon, Amazon (AMZN), Facebook, Social Media, Google, Google (GOOG)

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Final Ticket Release To The 14th Annual Techcrunch Summer Party

One of Silicon Valley’s most fun and enduring traditions — the 14th Annual TechCrunch Summer Party — takes place on July 25. If you don’t have a ticket yet, know this: We just released the last batch of tickets. Once they’re gone,...

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Trump Calls For A "treason" Investigation Based On A Fox & Friends News Brief

Melissa Joskow / Media Matters President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday morning that his administration would review whether Google has committed “treason” after seeing a Fox & Friends news brief in which one of his biggest Silicon Valley...
Related topics: Donald Trump, Google

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