Silicon Valley

'Silicon Valley' devoted an entire episode to this in-demand coding tool

Experienced developers and product managers know that, when it comes to creating and shipping a product, the only thing you should expect is the …

Project Management

Mark Zuckerberg clarifies Holocaust deniers comment after backlash

Mark Zuckerberg sparked outrage across the internet over a comment he made about Holocaust deniers in an interview published Wednesday.<p>The Facebook CEO brought up the topic while on the Recode Decode podcast with journalist Kara Swisher in a discussion about the challenges of fake news and …

Internet

Trump’s face is the first Google image search result for “idiot”

Google the word “idiot.”<p>The first image that pops up is a picture of President Donald Trump. So is the second. And the third. And the fourth. Even as users continue to scroll down the page, Trump’s face appears with unusual regularity.<p>The phenomenon started naturally when British protestors pushed …

Donald Trump

Tech companies are structured like wealthy socialist states

Four weeks ago, I relocated from Los Angeles to a gorgeous one-bedroom apartment in Silicon Valley to begin a summer internship as a user experience researcher. When I saw the stainless-steel appliances, private balcony, and in-unit washer and dryer, I immediately called my parents and told them I …

Employment

Trump Bashes E.U. Over $5.1 Billion Fine for Google

President Trump resumed his criticism of the European Union on Thursday, assailing the bloc for the record antitrust fine it levied against the Silicon Valley giant Google this week.<p>Mr. Trump has repeatedly denounced the 28-nation group, America’s biggest trading partner, for what he says are its …

European Union

Silicon Valley taught me this secret about great business ideas, says Hong Kong entrepreneur

Ideas are a dime a dozen, or so they say; it's all in the execution. However, there's a big difference between an idea that's capable of going the …

Hong Kong

Luxury Sales in Silicon Valley Soar 42% in the Second Quarter

The technology industry continues to pump up the demand for luxury homes in Silicon Valley, leading to over 40% year-over-year increase in $3 …

Real Estate

Nude cyclist spotted on Highway 101 in San Jose

It's nearly impossible to avoid encountering the occasional nude man in public while living in the Bay Area, but still, it's not every day that a stark naked cyclist blazes past you on the highway.<p>Yet that was the rush hour spectacle that greeted a number of commuters Wednesday morning on Highway …

San Jose

Here’s what’s on tap for Silicon Valley Beer Week

Contrary to its name, San Jose’s Clandestine Brewing is planning to make a lot of noise during Silicon Valley Beer Week, a 10-day celebration of all …

Beer

Mark Zuckerberg: The Kara Swisher interview

In-depth and in-person, they discuss privacy, China and Facebook’s responsibility in the world.<p>The Facebook founder has attracted controversy for how the social network deals with content that is offensive to many, such as Holocaust deniers<p>Facebook prefers to slow the spread of conspiracy theories. …

Social Media

Data Sheet—Some of the Best Opportunities in Tech Are Beyond U.S. Borders

<i>This is the web version of Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box,</i> <i>sign up …

San Francisco

Watch: Google’s AI boss focuses on ethics in wake of Project Maven controversy

Fei-Fei Li, the founder of AI4ALL, wants to educate the next generation to become socially responsible data scientists, but she’s dogged by her company’s ethics controversy.<p>The growing activism among tech workers in Silicon Valley reached a tipping point in June when Google–under intense pressure …

Artificial Intelligence

How Tech Insider Chamath Palihapitiya Wants to Disrupt Silicon Valley

Chamath Palihapitiya could be reveling in the status quo. The venture capitalist made a fortune serving as an early Facebook executive, started his …

Venture Capital

Why Marc Andreessen Believes You Shouldn't Wait to Hire an HR Leader

If your company has more than 50 people, you need an HR person.<p><b>Marc Andreessen says most companies put off hiring a HR leader too long.</b>• <b><br>The delay makes the company more at risk of "catastrophic failure through self-inflicted wounds," according to Andreessen.</b>• <b><br>In an interview with tech industry veteran</b> …

Money

Inside Palantir, Silicon Valley's Most Secretive Company

<b>A trove of internal</b> documents and insider interviews has pulled back the curtain on one of Silicon Valley’s most secretive and highly valued …

News Corp

Palo Alto peeper caught on camera

Palo Alto police are seeking a man who was seen on surveillance video peering into the bedroom of a house last week.<p>A man reported the prowler to …

Palo Alto

San Jose-based eBay cutting nearly 300 jobs

Online marketplace giant eBay is cutting hundreds of employees from its Bay Area workforce, many of whom work at the company's global headquarters in …

San Francisco

Life after the Bay Area: Fleeing residents feel heartbreak, joy

When Wells Twombly looks out across his sunny Fremont backyard, he can sometimes still see his son and friends as children – standing on the roof of …

Business

Nancy Koehn: Elon Musk Brought Hubris — But Not Much Expertise — To Thailand Cave Rescue

Listen<p>Nancy Koehn on BPR | 7/18/2018<p>While rescue efforts were underway to free a young soccer team from a Thailand cave, Tesla and SpaceX billionaire …

Harvard Business School

There's Blood In The Water In Silicon Valley

So Facebook should probably ease out of the business of bland background statements and awkward photo ops, and start worrying about congressional …

Antitrust Laws

First Test Drive of the Tesla Model 3 Performance: A Thrilling, Modern Marvel

The Tesla brand has its share of haters, but none have yet driven the new Model 3 Performance—until now. Dan Neil takes a first turn behind the wheel of the dual-motor dynamo<p>ENTER, STAGE LEFT, humming: I have borrowed a new 2018 Tesla Model 3 Performance ($78,000, as tested) from the factory in …

Tesla Model 3

Zuckerberg Comments On Facebook And Free Speech Draw Criticism

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Roben Farzad, host of the podcast "Full Disclosure," about what the Facebook CEO said in an extended interview …

Mark Zuckerberg

Where the Bay Area is booming; Mac Taylor retires; Assemblyman shows off his cattle

<b>TRI-VALLEY SEES GROWING ECONOMY</b><p>The Tri-Valley region leads the Bay Area in job creation, according to a Bay Area Council Economic Institute analysis …

Planned Parenthood

WomenSV Supports Survivors Of Domestic Violence In Silicon Valley

Los Altos (KPIX 5) According to the CDC, nearly 1 in 4 women and about 1 in 7 men have experienced violence from an intimate partner during their …

Domestic Violence

Trump defends Google after record EU fine

President Trump defended Google — "one of our great companies" — after the European Union hammered the search giant with a $5 billion fine for …

Politics

For first-gen students, stepping on college campus is a start

Carlos Hernandez hasn’t started high school yet, but he’s already thinking about what’s next.<p>And on Wednesday, as he strolled through Santa Clara …

High School

Thirty Seconds to Mars Bring Fans On Stage for Satisfying Silicon Valley Monolith Tour Stop

Thirty Seconds To Mars is in the final stretch of U.S. dates for their six-month-long Monolith Tour before heading to Europe for its concluding stops …

Headphones

Families Belong Together Immigration Forum In Livermore

Residents from all over Tri-Valley are invited to attend.<p>LIVERMORE, CA — Just weeks after thousands of people attended hundreds of 'Families Belong …

Tri-Valley

‘Valley of Genius’: Silicon Valley’s many magical moments in the legends’ own words

Oh, to have been there in 1979 when Steve Jobs had an epiphany while getting the demo of Xerox PARC’s Alto computer, complete with a graphical user …

Miami Beach

CT financier stakes Pa. eyecare innovator

Farmington specialty financier Horizon Technology Finance Corp. says it led a $10 million working-capital funding package for a Pennsylvania …

Hartford