Susan Wojcicki

Melinda Gates: The VC industry 'needs to clean up its act'

Melinda Gates first heard about the controversial memo written by an engineer at Google from her husband, Bill -- the billionaire founder of Microsoft.<p>"He basically said, 'You're not going to believe this,'" Gates told Poppy Harlow at CNNMoney's American Opportunity breakfast in New York on Tuesday.<p>…

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Today's Must-Reads For Entrepreneurs: Nordstrom Trying Stores That Have No Merchandise

News and insights from around the Web:<p><b>Retail</b><p>This small vegan restaurant is changing neighborhoods and attracting celebrities in Detroit: “A woman came in and asked if we had any seating for VIP guests. We’re a 32-seat restaurant and we only had some bar seating at the window. She came back with …

Entrepreneurship

Goodbye Cassini

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YouTube unveils more original content, boasts ad viewability rate of 95%

YouTube has unveiled a James Corden-backed program called Training Days today (14 September) at Dmexco, as part of its bid to raise production values …

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Lindsey Stirling Talks Joining 'Dancing With the Stars' & Shares First Holiday Album Track: Premiere

In her college years at Utah's Brigham Young University, violinist Lindsey Stirling remembers joining her roommates to watch the first season of , …

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These Powerful Fair-Haired Women Prove Blondes Are Taken Seriously In The Professional World

Who run the world?<p>Eileen Carey, a female CEO working in Silicon Valley, confessed she dyed her naturally blonde hair brown to be taken more seriously by her colleagues.<p>Carey told the BBC that she was advised to change her appearance by another woman in venture capital who told her to go from blonde …

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Is the road to the C-suite a winding one?

Do you have what it takes to make it to the C-suite or reach the upper levels of management? The best route may be a winding one, according to …

Leadership

The Unfairness of DACA

It’s compassionate to people from Mexico, but not to people from Dhaka.<p>President Trump’s recent decision to phase out the Deferred Action for …

Conservative View

James Franco to Palo Alto journalism teacher: 'You're my hero'

Now Playing:<p>Palo Alto High School journalism teacher Esther Wojcicki has at least one famous fan: James Franco.<p>The actor, currently starring in HBO's "The Deuce" and known for films such as "127 Hours" and "The Interview," is highlighting the work of Wojcicki at Palo Alto High. He's teaming with …

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Why Silicon Valley Cares About DACA and Immigration Reform

Airbnb e-mailed out a statement yesterday from co-founders Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia, and Nate Blecharczyk in response to President Donald Trump’s …

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Mark Zuckerberg Hosts Facebook Live With Dreamers, Calls For Urgent Action To Save DACA

On Wednesday, Facebook billionaire Mark Zuckerberg hosted a live video forum with three of the undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers in hopes of putting faces to this week’s news that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, will be rescinded.<p>Zuckerberg hosted the Facebook …

Immigration

Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg, Other Tech CEOs Denounce Trump's Decision to End DACA

The Trump administration announced on Tuesday that it would bring an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, an Obama-era …

Investing

Mark Zuckerberg on DACA repeal: 'This is a sad day for our country'

Mark Zuckerberg is taking his strongest political stance yet—and calling for action.<p>Just minutes after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the repeal of the DACA immigration program, the CEO of Facebook posted on Facebook.<p>"This is a sad day for our country. The decision to end DACA is not just …

Business

Facebook, Apple, Google And Other Tech Companies Are Mad At Trump's Decision To End DACA

"I am deeply dismayed that 800,000 Americans — including more than 250 of our Apple coworkers — may soon find themselves cast out of the only country they’ve ever called home," wrote Apple CEO Tim Cook.<p>The decision, which calls for the program to be wound down within the next six months, will …

Immigration

How to Do Absolutely Everything With Video

Everything you need to know to shoot... everything.<p>17 articles<p>Timeline: The Complete History of Video<p>How Kawehi Turned the Music Industry Inside-Out<p>I Was a War Reporter for a Day<p>Shoot Like the Experts<p><b>What You're Filming: Anything That Focuses on You</b><p><i>Expert: Natalie Alzate, beauty vlogger, 4 million</i> …

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Most TV computer scientists are still white men. Google wants to change that.

SAN FRANCISCO — Google is calling on Hollywood to give equal screen time to women and minorities after a new study the Internet giant funded found that most computer scientists on television shows and in the movies are played by white men.<p>The problem with the hackneyed stereotype of the socially …

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Apple, Google, Facebook and more speak out on DACA

President Donald Trump has decided he will end DACA, a controversial Obama-era immigration program that offers undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children a chance to work and study without fear of deportation. And the tech industry is not pleased.<p>Despite DACA's popularity -- since its …

Immigration

Which Tech CEO Would Make the Best—and Worst—President?

This week, Apple CEO Tim Cook pulled a Mark Zuckerberg, meaning he seemingly just ended up in a swing state, winning hearts and minds, and generally …

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How YouTube perfected the feed

Google Brain gave YouTube new life<p>Sometime late last year, as I was playing a video game named <i>Dishonored 2</i>, I did a routine YouTube search about how to beat a tricky section of the game. As usual, I found a video to answer my question. But on my next YouTube visit, the site offered me even more …

Social Media

What 11 CEOs Have Learned About Championing Diversity

The business case for diversity is clear. Diversity can boost innovation and employee engagement, and companies with greater gender and racial diversity financially outperform their peers. Yet progress within organizations has been slow – there is still a lack of women and minorities in leadership …

Diversity

A Tale of Two Sisters

by Steve Sailer <br>Much of the mania of the moment stems from a growing crisis of faith among elites over how much longer they can expect the …

Silicon Valley

A new YouTube look that works for you

When YouTube launched 12 years ago, it was a single website that supported one video format, 320x240 at 4:3 aspect ratio. Fast forward to today, and …

Technology

These Memes Show How Google Employees Responded to the Anti-Diversity Memo

Earlier this month, Google software engineer name James Damore wrote an internally circulated memo questioning Google's pro-diversity policies. The …

Danielle Brown

Uber’s New CEO Is the Safe Move the Company Needs

When Donald Trump issued a far-reaching ban on travel from seven Muslim-majority nations in January, Uber’s former CEO and its newly appointed one …

Uber

Harvey in Pictures

Harvey, the storm that swept into Texas as a Category 4 hurricane over the weekend, weakened to a tropical depression by Thursday morning. In some areas, residents have been returning to assess the damage, but shelters are still full of those who cannot return. Meanwhile, the death toll has …

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Taylor Swift - Look What You Made Me Do

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Uber Has Reportedly Picked A New (Male) CEO

Uber has been embroiled in a frantic search for a new CEO ever since its former CEO Travis Kalanick stepped down in June. At long last, on Sunday, Uber chose a new CEO, <i>The New York Times</i> reports. Two anonymous people with inside knowledge of the search told the paper that Expedia chief executive …

Uber

6 Garages That Gave Birth to Billion-Dollar Companies

If you've been meaning to clean out your garage since, like, <i>forever</i>, there's no time like the present. And here's some extra incentive to start …

Silicon Valley

John Green's 40 most geek-tastic quotes, in honor of his 40th birthday

On Aug. 24, John Green — author of such modern YA classics as <i>The Fault in Our Stars, Paper Towns,</i> and <i>Looking for Alaska</i> — turns 40. And while we <i>could</i> spend this time marveling at all Green has accomplished before that milestone age, we’ve instead rounded up some of his best (and geekiest) quotes. …

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7th Annual Nominees

AUDIENCE CHOICE<p>Fan voted categories | Voting opens on September 12<p>CREATOR OF THE YEAR<p>Cameron Dallas<p>Casey Neistat<p>David Dobrik<p>Dolan Twins<p>Jake Paul<p>Jenna …

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