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The size of Silicon Valley’s real estate empires, charted

Alphabet, Apple, and Facebook have tens of thousands of employees in the Bay Area, all of whom need space to do their jobs. As a result, the tech giants command millions of square feet in the region.<p>Alphabet alone owns or leases 19.9 million square feet in the Bay Area, nearly four times as much as …

Yankees acquire Russell Wilson in trade with Rangers

Giancarlo Stanton isn't the only superstar newcomer who will be making an appearance at the New York Yankees' training camp this spring.<p>The Texas …

Baseball

Alphabet’s $2 billion Chelsea Market buy shows how Silicon Valley is taking over cities

For $2 billion plus, Alphabet is close to acquiring 800,000 new square feet in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, The Real Deal reported yesterday.<p>The iconic Chelsea Market, which totals 1.2 million square feet, sits across the street from the company’s New York headquarters, a 2.9 million-square-foot …

What I've Learned From Spending $10 Million on Influencer Marketing

Here's what you need to know to make the most of an influencer marketing campaign.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Influencer marketing is quickly becoming a key strategy for brands interested in tapping into new audiences via social networks. According to a recent …

Marketing

The simple formula Jeff Bezos used to turn Amazon into a $480 billion company

In the early 1990s, Jeff Bezos noticed something strange.<p>He was nearing 30, and it was at the dawn of the internet revolution. The web was nowhere near what it is today, but the thing that caught Bezos’ attention was that usage was picking up at a rate of 2,300% a year.<p>Not wanting to miss out, he …

The 15 best business books of all time

We've gone through our existing "best-of" lists and others to determine which business histories and management and investing guides have been most critically acclaimed.<p>We stayed away from academic books and biographies, and by limiting ourselves to just 15 titles, the final list is not …

Self-improvement

The 25 most high-tech cities in the world

In less than 35 years, the World Health Organization estimates that two-thirds of the world population will be living in urban areas. That's an additional 2.5 billion people. The cities that will flourish the most are those that rely on cutting-edge technologies and create opportunities for people …

San Francisco

Another sexual harassment scandal in the tech world in which alleged victims risked their careers to expose it

The pattern is familiar: A powerful man in the technology industry is accused of using his position to harass women trying to establish themselves in Silicon Valley. And it's up to the women who are the victims of this behavior to risk their careers exposing the wrongdoing.<p>The latest controversy …

8 Digital Marketing Stats That Got Our Attention This Week

It was another intriguing week in online marketing data points, with even more eyebrow-raising mobile numbers than usual. Check out the eight that we …

Digital Marketing

Logic Is Ready To Tell The World Who He Is

Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, better known as Logic, grew up in poverty in suburban Maryland. His dad was addicted to drugs, and his mother flung racial slurs at her biracial kids. But that tough upbringing seems a world away now. Today Logic, 27, lives in a sprawling home outside Los Angeles, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Welcome to the new West Coast ‘megalopolis:’ Diving into the complex relationship between Seattle and Silicon Valley

For the past few years, I’ve been kicking around a theory that relates to the city that I love, this wonderful place that I’ve called home for more …

Silicon Valley

Free resources for learning full stack web development

When getting started with new technologies and languages, it can be a bit daunting having to sift through all of the options for education resources. …

Programming

How 3 Social Superstars Built Huge Followings Fast

Build an audience of millions in record time with these secrets.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Bodyguards, supercars, models, playboy mansions, helicopters, private jets, and "baller" lifestyles. Sound like a movie—or the dream of every 16-year-old teenage male? Think …

Conor McGregor

Tim Ferriss' 3 Rules of Branding

<b>1.</b> <b>Instead of fixating on the often nebulous “brand,” think of how you can “own a category”</b> in the minds of 1,000 die-hard fans who can then act as …

Marketing

Upcoming Tech Trends to Look Out For in 2017

Some trends are far better than others. This is the same across any industry, but there are 8 upcoming technology trends that are due to make an …

Meet the $1 Billion Startup Busting Cybersecurity's Greatest Myth | Inc.com

<i>Editor's Note: Inc. Magazine announced its pick for Company of the Year on Tuesday, November 29. It's Riot Games! Here, we spotlight Cylance, a contender for the title in 2016.</i><p>In 2011, cybersecurity researcher and entrepreneur Stuart McClure spent his last year working at McAfee, as the company's …

Machine Learning

Gary Vaynerchuk on the difference between sales and marketing

Digital agency CEO and co-founder Gary Vaynerchuk talks about using search engines to generate sales, and why foosball tables don’t always hint at a creative company culture.<p>What’s your approach to leading a digital agency?<p>Realising that I work for my employees, instead of them working for me. It’s …

Inside Magic Leap, the startup creating a new type of reality

<i>This article was first published in the June 2016 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted</i> …

Mixed Reality

What This Big Investor Has Learned by Funding Women and Minority Entrepreneurs

Lisa Lambert talks about Intel's $125 million diversity fund, and how entrepreneurs could be better prepared to win investments from it<p>Last June, Intel rolled out its Diversity Fund, a $125 million fund that seeks to invest in female, black, Hispanic, and Native American entrepreneurs. It instantly …

Venture Capital

These tech activists have a plan to improve diversity

There's a lot of talk about diversity and inclusion in Silicon Valley, but actual improvements are hard to come by.<p>A new non-profit called Project Include wants to help startups take concrete steps toward hiring a more diverse workforce in an industry that remains stubbornly male and white.<p>Led by a …

Silicon Valley

Intel cuts 12,000 jobs in wake of falling PC sales

Intel is laying off 12,000 employees globally, or about 11 percent of its workforce, the company said in a statement today.<p>According to the statement, the company's "restructuring initiative" comes as Intel moves to focus more on its growth businesses, such as its data center and Internet of Things …

Employment

5 Reasons You Should Build a Small Business ,  Not a Startup | Inc.com

In Silicon Valley, it seems that everyone's aspiration is to "Be A Founder." I chatted with Jon Westenberg, who thinks that most people should focus on building a small business instead of chasing the startup dream.<p><b>Why do you think Silicon Valley culture encourages startups over small …

Small Business

Apple at 40: The forgotten founder who gave it all away

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1235000/1235446_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524728731_65974046bd9dd995ded8f14a615d5c53<p><b>Apple has just turned 40 years old - a timely reason to track down a man who helped start the firm and then walked away.</b><p>Drive out of Las Vegas …

Track Down

Top V.C. on “Mostly Crap” Start-Ups, Mark Zuckerberg, and Early Facebook’s Grim Lunches

Former Facebook employee Chamath Palihapitiya dishes the dirt—and more—on Silicon Valley’s biggest companies.<p>Even in Silicon Valley, the home of the ever-present origin story, <b>Chamath Palihapitiya</b> has a pretty incredible narrative. The Sri Lankan immigrant escaped a civil war in his homeland before …

Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley Has a Firefighter Problem

It isn’t cheap to live in Silicon Valley, the unofficial tech mecca where giant companies such as Google, Apple, and Facebook—among many others—have …

Silicon Valley

Google and Apple: the High-Tech Hippies of Silicon Valley

<i>Why are the two companies spending billions to build offices that look lifted straight from the 1960s?</i><p>For all the talk of “disruption” coming out of Silicon Valley, one thing that has tended to remain stubbornly stuck in the past is tech companies’ architecture. Many of today’s most innovative …

Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley VCs ranked one to 100

Silicon Valley's top 100 venture capitalists have been ranked and the results posted online, sparking an ego explosion in Northern California.<p>Startup …

Lack of diversity in film industry costs Hollywood big money, report finds

Films with higher rates of diversity tend to have higher box office numbers and that analysts consistently underestimate black audiences<p>The absence of black faces among acting nominees at this year’s Academy Awards has highlighted a troubling issue for the movie business: that the lack of diversity …

Box Office

“Internet of Things” security is hilariously broken and getting worse | Ars Technica

Shodan search engine is only the latest reminder of why we need to fix IoT security.<p>Shodan, a search engine for the Internet of Things (IoT), …

Internet of Things