Silicon Valley

What’s the prediction for Silicon Valley – and the cloud?

We live in a reactionary world. As is typical in the deflation of an asset bubble, we see the usual Hollywood stories unfold – weird-haired guys running multi-billion dollar cryptocurrency frauds in the Bahamas, megalomaniac billionaires laying off thousands in an attempt to save failing companies, and recent IPOs losing …

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First Look at LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley has released teaser photos for its production of Little Shop of Horrors, reset in San Francisco’s Chinatown. In this quirky hit musical, told through doo-wop ditties by a trio of neighborhood girls, sweet florist Seymour finds himself catapulted into instant stardom when he cultivates an otherworldly star, …

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Sustainability group withdraws Maine lobster industry’s certification on whales

By PATRICK WHITTLE | The Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine – An international nonprofit organization that sets sustainability standards for commercial fishing management has suspended a certification it issued to Maine’s lobster industry over concerns about damage to whales. Representatives of the London-based Marine Stewardship Council said on Wednesday that the …

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The Biggest Black Tech Conference: AfroTech Kicks Off Sunday in Austin

The largest conference on black technology, Afro Tech Conference, kicks off Sunday at the Austin Convention Center. It marks a return to in-person events after two years of AfroTech Conference held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The conference includes fireside chats with technology leaders and music performances. “We continue …

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San Francisco died so the Bay Area could thrive: What the 10 fastest growing metro areas reveal about the world of remote work

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit and downtown San Francisco has was never the same Again. Tech companies got workers in the country’s least affordable housing market to work remotely indefinitelyand they haven’t looked back. But they haven’t looked far either, as new data reveals that this shift hasn’t come at …

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Report: Meta set to become latest Silicon Valley company to announce layoffs

PALO ALTO — Not even the Metaverse can escape the growing wave of layoffs sweeping Silicon Valley during the current economic downturn, according to a report published Sunday in The Wall Street Journal. Meta Platforms Inc., the parent company of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp, could announce large-scale layoffs this week …

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Car buried in Silicon Valley in 90s may have been planted there for insurance fraud, police say

A Mercedes Benz found buried in the backyard of a home in an affluent San Francisco-area community may have been placed there for insurance fraud, Atherton police said Thursday. The 1991 500 SL car was found buried under 4 to 5 feet of dirt while landscapers were carrying out a …

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This $25 Million Modern Architectural Masterpiece In Silicon Valley Is Perfect For A Tech Billionaire

Silicon Valley has no shortage of incredible real estate, and one of the region’s crown jewels is back on the market for $25 million. Known as Mora House, this modern architectural masterpiece is located at 10718 Mora Drive in Los Altos Hills, California in the South Bay area. The Mora …

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Silicon Valley schools score average in LGBTQ inclusivity

Two school districts in Santa Clara County are creating safe school environments for LGBTQ students, but a new report shows more progress needs to be made. Both Santa Clara Unified and San Jose Unified school districts received mid-level scores according to the Equality California Safe and Supportive Schools Report Card …

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Intel CEO advocates making room for religion in Silicon Valley

By Mark Allen Cu, The Stanford Daily October 21, 2022 Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger in 1985 urged Silicon Valley companies to put more emphasis on facilitating safe spaces for religion in the workplace at the event “The Role of Faith in business in Silicon Valley”, which was held on Thursday. …

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Soccer legend Lionel Messi plans to get into tech investing through new Silicon Valley holding company • TechCrunch

Lionel Messi (pictured, right), the Argentine professional soccer/soccer player who is widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, is to invest in technology via a new vehicle to be driven by two Silicon veterans Valley. Break is the name given to a new partnership between the …

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Taiwan touts $900 million in new business from Silicon Valley meetings

TAIPEI, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s economy minister struck new deals worth 30 billion DF ($940 million) during meetings with executives from four major Silicon Valley tech firms in California, the ministry announced on Saturday. Wang Mei-hua has been in the United States all week to address what her office …

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The scourge of Silicon Valley: how Web3 solves the geographical silos of innovation

Missed a session of MetaBeat 2022? Head over to the on-demand library for all of our featured sessions here. Facebook, Google and Apple are the titans of the tech world today. They have achieved their success in part because of their location in the heart of Silicon Valley. But what …

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TJ Miller Won’t Work With Ryan Reynolds Again: ‘He Hates Me’

TJ Miller says he won’t be working with Ryan Reynolds again, claiming his former ‘Deadpool’ co-star was “awfully mean” to him while he was in character on the set of the superhero movie. In a new interview for the “Adam Corolle Show” podcast, the actor confirmed he won’t be in …

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Leading Silicon Valley software product engineering company establishes European headquarters in London, UK

SAN JOSE, CA., October 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Zymr, Inc., the full product engineering services company is poised to tap into the multi-billion dollar UK market. Founded in 2012, Zymr has always been recognized for its breakthrough solutions, strategic insights and excellence in execution. The UK subsidiary – Zymr Systems …

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Did Elon Musk give up because his wealthy friends were crazy?

Ignore the last few months of vicious legal battles. Photo: Carina Johansen/NTB/AFP via Getty Images The world’s richest man has capitulated in his quest to break his most expensive promise of all time: to spend $44 billion to buy Twitter. In a October 3 letter on Twitter’s board, Musk intends …

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I left Silicon Valley and I don’t regret it

Maricris Bonzo is a 28 year old software developer working on web3 communities. She left Silicon Valley for Santa Cruz and then Sacramento. While cities call themselves new tech hubs, they still have a long way to go. Loading Something is loading. This say-to-say essay is based on a conversation …

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The Mayor of San José welcomes the visiting delegation”

SAN JOSE, CA., September 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa received a warm welcome from San Jose Mayor Sam Licardo and other local officials when he landed late Saturday night after a whirlwind cross-country trip as he begins a busy trip through California. Local officials greeted the …

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San Jose honors Rod Diridon Sr. at October fundraiser

Rod Diridon Sr. has worn many hats in his 83 years: he served two combat tours in Vietnam with the US Navy, worked as a junior executive at Lockheed, started his own survey company and spent 20 years on the Santa Clara County Board. of supervisors before his retirement in …

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NIA Accelerates Thai FoodTech Startups to Steer Bangkok to FoodTech Silicon Valley Through SPACE-F Project

BANGKOK, September 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The National Innovation Agency (public body), Thailand gold NIA continues its support in the scaling up of FoodTech startups through the 2022 edition of the “SPACE-F” project. With the aim of encouraging investment opportunities for Thailand’s food sector and tackling the global food security …

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Hyundai CRADLE will host the 7th Mobility Innovators Forum under the theme “Orchestrating Ecosystems”

Hyundai CRADLE Silicon Valley will host the seventh Mobility Innovators Forum on September 22 at the Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco In-person event to focus on the importance of bringing open innovation mindsets to human-centric mobility as well as the need for close collaboration between a wide range of …

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“Only 2% of startup funding is allocated to companies founded by women”

Various questions were raised during a panel of women entrepreneurs moderated by Keren Hod, Founder and CEO of WE Women Entrepreneurship, which took place as part of the Mind the Tech conference in New York. Some of the questions apply to all entrepreneurs and others are specific to women entrepreneurs. …

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Twitter whistleblower reveals there’s no other choice: Congress must act to protect data privacy

Hacker and network security specialist Peiter “Mudge” Zatko testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday about allegations in his whistleblower report last month. The Senate hearing arose out of serious concerns that Twitter executives failed in their responsibility to protect user data. In his whistleblower report, Zatko detailed a …

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8×8 puts Silicon Valley headquarters in the sublease market

CAMPBELL, CA–8×8, the cloud communications company, has put its 178,000 square foot Silicon Valley headquarters on the sublease market. The technology company is seeking one or more sub-tenants for the space it currently occupies as the sole tenant of the five-story building at 675 Creekside Way in the San Jose …

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25% of Silicon Valley startups led by people of Indian origin: FM Sitharaman

(Image source: @nsitharamanoffc) FM Nirmala Sitharaman addressing the 10th Convocation Ceremony of Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing, Chennai. Photo: Twitter Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said India’s higher education has provided top talent to the world’s top companies, saying around 25% of all startups in Silicon Valley …

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Can I start a business or side hustle on a TN visa? • TechCrunch

Sophie Alcorn Donor Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Act in Silicon Valley and “California Law Firm of the Year for Entrepreneur Immigration Services” from the 2019 Global Law Experts Awards. It connects people to businesses and opportunities that expand their lives. More posts from this contributor Dear …

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Turner Leaves Gilroy Chamber Job – Morgan Hill Times

Gilroy Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Mark Turner, candidate for mayor of Morgan Hill, announced on August 26 that he would step down at the end of the year after nearly a decade at the bar. Turner said that although the election won’t take place until Nov. 8, his …

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Sarah Winchester still fascinates us 100 years after her death

Sarah Winchester – heiress to the Winchester rifle fortune and owner of the most interesting home in the Santa Clara Valley – died on September 5, 1922. And she continued to fascinate, some might say haunt, over the century that followed. Although she had a big impact on the Valley …

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Peter Thiel pushes back at Mitch McConnell over Arizona Senate bailout

Comment this story Comment After JD Vance won the Senate Republican primary in Ohio, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) called out Peter Thiel, the billionaire investor who pumped $15 million into a super PAC backing Vance, to congratulate him but also to make a request: Since McConnell’s resources were limited, …

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Shanghai is betting big on its Silicon Valley

SHANGHAI — China’s financial hub has laid the foundation for billions of dollars in new projects in the Lingang Special Zone to boost the development of cross-border data technology and marine innovation. The free trade zone launched 72 manufacturing projects worth 153 billion yuan ($22.26 billion) on Aug. 22. Authorities …

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Some Silicon Valley Schools Ahead of the State in Early Childhood Education

Schools are implementing a statewide movement for Universal Transitional Kindergarten this year, but districts will need to do much more before all of Santa Clara County’s youngest learners can sit in a room. of class. California is pushing for widespread access to transitional kindergarten (TK) through its universal pre-kindergarten initiative …

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Silicon Valley Pride Week 2022 Events

Image courtesy of Scopio. Submitted by: Personal Editor August 25, 2022 Silicon Valley celebrates Pride Week with a parade, festival, and other exciting activities. San Jose City Hall will host a Pride Flag Raising Ceremony on Thursday, August 25 from 5-6:30 p.m. All are welcome to join the city …

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No Time to Waste: The Pentagon Needs an Innovation Overhaul

For more than a decade, the Department of Defense (DoD) has emphasized the need to deploy innovative commercial capabilities to the battlefield. But its efforts in this direction have not yet yielded many concrete results. Increasingly, DoD officials attribute these failures to the so-called “valley of death,” or the gap …

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Extremist Silicon Valley school board candidate faces last-minute challengers after his views air

When it was learned that a conservative candidate who opposes same-sex marriage and supports the presence of Christian principles in public schools was running unopposed for the Morgan Hill School Board, phones across the city began ringing . Because the incumbent was not running for the seat, the deadline to …

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Silicon Desert offers a rich environment for startups, advantages over other tech hubs

Greater Phoenix could become a post-Silicon Valley center of entrepreneurship the world has never seen before, according to university officials and business experts. How? Through community initiatives, hands-on, use-inspired academic research, strong infrastructure, and more resources, it all leads to accelerated innovation and a better quality of life. “Soon, Phoenix …

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Locals shine at the Silicon Valley Kids Triathlon

On Sunday, five local athletes who compete for the Aptos Cabrillo swim club took to the podium in the Silicon Valley Children’s Triathlon at De Anza College in Cupertino. The event is one of the largest triathlons in the country for children 15 and under. Nico van der Meer, 13, …

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From Ireland to Silicon Valley: How to Reduce Noise

Silicon Valley is the global epicenter of technological innovation. Located in the San Francisco Bay Area on the West Coast of the United States, it is home to around 40,000 startups, 3,000 venture capital firms and more than 125 companies valued at over $1 billion, also called “unicorns”. Silicon Valley …

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Pakistani social entrepreneur Sophia Hussain is taking over Silicon Valley in STEM, says her idol is Benazir Bhutto.

Meet the Pakistani entrepreneur who raised millions in her pre-seed round. KARACHI, SINDH, PAKISTAN, August 11, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — You’ve probably heard of Sophie Hussainthe 27-year-old Pakistani entrepreneur best known for founding the first safe digital space for mental health in Pakistan, Mujhe Suno. Sophia brought thousands of Pakistanis into …

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84-year-old downtown Palo Alto retail building lands in the Bay Area

PALO ALTO — An eight-decade-old retail building in downtown Palo Alto has been purchased by a Bay Area real estate company in a deal that underscores continued interest in the sites top-notch shopping malls in the technology hub of Silicon Valley. Built in 1938, the newly purchased building is located …

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A brave champion caps off a wonderful week for the Silicon Valley Classic

Women’s tennis has made a statement in the Bay Area over the past week. It’s healthy, fun, popular. And full of surprises. The Silicon Valley Classic featured talented young athletes, packed houses and global stories. The woman who won the tournament, Russian Daria Kasatkina, was not the biggest name in …

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Using technology in the war against Russia – The Irish Times

Few people know Ukraine and Russia as well as Andrey Liscovitch. The 37-year-old Silicon Valley tech executive was born and raised in Zaporizhzhia, southeastern Ukraine, earned degrees in physics and economics in Moscow, earned a doctorate in economics in Harvard, moved to Silicon Valley and launched the Uber Works division …

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Coco Gauff will face Naomi Osaka in the second round of the 2022 Silicon Valley Classic

The stage is set for Coco Gauff and Naomi Osaka to face off in the second round of the Silicon Valley Classic on Thursday night. They have met three more times in their careers, with Osaka winning two of those clashes. Both tennis stars got the job done in their …

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Former San Jose Mercury News editor Jerry Ceppos dies at 75

Jerry Ceppos, who as editor of the San Jose Mercury News led the publication as it became the official newspaper of Silicon Valley during the tech boom of the 1990s, distinguishing itself for its ethical clarity when the newspaper excelled as well as When Failed, died July 29 at his …

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Silicon Valley Classic return spotlights tennis stars

It’s a lingering question in women’s tennis, dating back to the 20th century and deeply relevant over the years: what’s going on with Serena Williams? Perhaps that’s what best explains the allure of the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic, which opens on the San Jose State campus on Monday. Serena won’t …

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Tennis news today: Alexander Zverev to miss Canadian Open, Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina and other top players arrive in San Jose for Silicon Valley Classic

World No. 2 Alexander Zverev is still not fully fit to return to the tour following his ankle injury and has therefore withdrawn from next month’s Canadian Open. Defending Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina, along with a host of other top players, have arrived in San Jose for next week’s Silicon …

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Facebook employees fear job losses and pay cuts

Comment this story Comment Facebook has a message for employees, a message delivered relentlessly by executives in recent weeks: It’s time to take shape. In a memo earlier this month, the company’s top human resources manager advised team leaders to return to the “rigorous performance management” practices Facebook used before …

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California must put privacy before automaker profits

Personal car data is the auto industry’s new gold rush. Cars collect more data than our phones. Consumers deserve privacy in their vehicles, and California must lead the way on this issue. A huge amount of information is collected as you drive, including your shopping habits, credit score, text messages, …

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Palitronica Receives Most Innovative Security-Focused Company of 2022 Award at In-Q-Tel & Silicon Valley Bank Discovery Event

SAN FRANCISCO , July 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — In-Q-Tel, Inc. (IQT) and Bank of Silicon Valley reward Palitronica as the Most Innovative Safety Focused Company 2022 at the 10th Annual In-Q-Tel & SVB Discovery Event, held recently at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco, California. Sebastien Fischmeister, Ph.D. PEng, …

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‘Thor’ remains No. 1, while ‘Crawdads’ opens strong

By Jake Coyle | Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Marvel’s sequel “Thor: Love & Thunder” dropped 68% in its second weekend of release but still held the top spot at the box office, according to studio estimates on Sunday. while the adaptation of the best-selling “Where the Crawdads Sing” …

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Portola Valley Housing Element Project Heads State | New

Fears over the loss of stables and scenic corridors, as well as the increased risk of wildfire, were part of an hour-long discussion on Wednesday July 13 in the Portola Valley before the town council announced approves its housing element project. The draft will be sent to the state, pending …

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74-acre Green Gables estate in Silicon Valley seeks $125 million

Antiquity and Silicon Valley are two concepts that are often incompatible. The very name of the region formed roughly by San Francisco Bay, the Santa Cruz Mountains to the west, and the Diablo Range to the east is synonymous with technological innovation, where the future, not the past , is …

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Elon Musk hits out at Twitter with ‘viral meme’ as Silicon Valley feud erupts

ELON Musk has posted a viral meme targeting Twitter after he walked away from his $44 billion takeover bid. The billionaire Tesla boss revealed plans to buy the app earlier this year – but dropped the plot on Saturday. 1 Elon Musk shared a meme of himself mocking Twitter – …

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Ireland may bet the farm on decisions made over a few water coolers in Silicon Valley – The Irish Times

The release this week of pre-budget numbers in the Summer Economic Statement is just the first in a long battle over how to respond to the cost of living crisis. Get ready for a summer full of clues about what the government might do – Ministers will face two lanes …

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Peninsula author Ava Reid puts a modern spin on the most medieval of fairy tales | New

Palo Alto author Ava Reid delves into the darker side of the Brothers Grimm in her new gothic horror novel, “Juniper & Thorn.” Published on June 21, the novel is a full gloss on “The Juniper Tree,” a short story by the Grimms, in which an evil stepmother and sister-in-law …

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Vantage Ventures now includes 29 startups

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Vantage Ventures is making its mark in Morgantown. The WVU campus-based effort, part of the John C. Chambers School of Business and Economics, hopes to be the Mid-Atlantic version of Silicon Valley. Vantage Ventures is currently home to 29 early-stage companies ranging from clean energy, biotech to …

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New social media law aims to protect politicians’ online voices

JACKSONVILLE, Florida. – A new social media law went into effect Friday in Florida. The law targets social media companies that silence political candidates. SB 7072 prohibits social media platforms from de-platforming a candidate for political office or journalistic endeavor. The new social media law signed by Governor DeSantis is …

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Former Mastercard Executive Vice President and NYC CTO Joins Silicon Valley-Based Startup as Chief Experience Officer… | New

SAN FRANCISCO, June 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Simplicity Tech Inc., the technology company behind the mobile app that helps cities fight misinformation and strengthen relationships with residents , is proud to welcome Miguel Gamiño Jr. as Chief Experience Officer and Founding Partner. Miguel previously served as Executive Vice President …

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Meet the Chinese Australians who turned an NFT startup into a unicorn in nine months

阅读中文版 When Sidney Zhang flew from Melbourne to San Francisco, hoping to succeed in the tech world of Silicon Valley, his parents thought he was “crazy”. Especially when his first cryptocurrency company “caught up like a dumpster fire” and he found himself living on a boat for a few weeks. …

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Silicon Valley partnership for New Zealand Merino Company

Harnessing Silicon Valley talent will help Merino growers reduce their impact on the environment, and the rewards will follow, said John Brakenridge, chief executive of New Zealand Merino Company. Photo / New Zealand Merino Thanks to a California connection, New Zealand Merino Company (NZM) executives are confident they can exceed …

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10 Best TV Shows About Tech Companies, According To IMDb

Mark Rylance recently compared his Don’t look up character to Elon Musk, highlighting our society’s growing fixation on tech culture and its eclectic figureheads. Over the past decade, dozens of movies, TV shows, and reality shows have scratched that itch, making tech its subject. While many of these attempts have …

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Tesla auto plants in Austin and Berlin ‘lose billions of dollars’

New Tesla factories in Texas and Germany are ‘losing billions of dollars’ as the electric car maker struggles with production due to supply chain disruptions and battery shortages, Elon Musk said in an interview published Wednesday. What he says : “The Berlin and Austin factories are currently gigantic silver furnaces”, …

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Tesla illegally fired thousands of workers, refused to pay them: lawsuit

A new lawsuit seeking class-action status claims Tesla violated federal law by abruptly laying off thousands of workers and denying them two months’ pay. The lawsuit is the latest in a series of allegations aimed at the electric carmaker as it navigates what could be difficult times amid supply chain …

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Ideas for coping with a falling market — RISMedia

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. President and CEO Warren Buffett once said, “It’s not until the tide goes out that you find out who’s been swimming naked.” Today’s real estate market is about to become a living example of this. Our tide is going out and we are going to find out …

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Bay Area, California both gain jobs in May, but slowdown deepens

The Bay Area and California both added jobs in May as they continued to recover from coronavirus-related illnesses – but for the third month in a row, job gains were weaker than the previous month. Employers added 6,900 Bay Area jobs in May, buoyed by gains in Santa Clara County, …

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From Big Quit to Forced Quit: Tech Companies Turn to Layoffs After Huge Hiring Surge

The big resignation is turning into a forced resignation. Thousands of layoffs in the tech sector, compounded by a hiring freeze and a slowdown in hiring, highlight the abrupt change in fortunes in recent months due to runaway inflation, fear of stagflation and recession, supply chain disruptions, war in Ukraine, …

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Umiami Opens New Plant-Based Innovation Center in Europe’s Silicon Valley – vegconomist

June 13, 2022 1655111187 Categories Alternatives to meat and fish Image source: François Veron Social networks French food-tech company Umiami opened its new production unit to develop its whole vegetable cuts. The new Umiami innovation center is based on the Saclay plateau, also known as Europe’s Silicon Valley. Umiami, the …

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Everyone wants to work for big boring companies again

(Bloomberg Opinion | Conor Sen) – After the 2008 recession, large, well-established companies went out of style. Their dusty cultures were behind the times and they seemed stuck in a cycle of perpetual layoffs and restructuring. Tech startups were the perfect place for new generations of workers. Their foosball tables, …

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SK Group to Hold SK 2022 Global Forum in Silicon Valley

SK Group will be hosting the 2022 SK Global Forum in San Jose, CA from June 10-12 (local time). SK Group announced on June 8 that it will host the 2022 SK Global Forum in San Jose, California from June 10-12 (local time). This year’s forum is hosted …

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Silicon Valley Families Find Flaws in DA’s Handling of Police Shootings

The families want new investigations into the deaths of their loved ones following reporting errors discovered at the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s office. Silicon Valley De-Bug, a criminal justice reform nonprofit made up of families affected by police shootings, said sloppy incident reports by the DA’s office were uncovered …

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The Early Days of Tesla – Elon Musk Interview with Silicon Valley Tesla Owners

There’s a new interview with Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Leaders of Tesla owners in Silicon Valley have been invited to interview Elon Musk, and the first part of the interview is now available. The group that interviewed Elon included Tesla Owners of Silicon Valley Club president John, club vice president …

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A Silicon Valley veteran shares the leadership strategy she swears by

Padmasree Warrior is the CEO and founder of Fable and was previously an executive at Cisco and Motorola. During her two decades in leadership roles, she has developed rituals for getting to know her employees. She says that’s the key to being a good leader. Here is his story, told …

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The bear comes out of the cave

As I write this, traders and the financial media are gasping for a magic number for the S&P 500: 3,837.25. This is the level below which the broad US index must close to technically qualify as a bear market, down 20% from the recent high. Jill Schlesinger Prior to this …

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Abhishek Priya joins Hypernet Labs as VP of Engineering

Hypernet Labs announced the hiring of Abhishek Priya as Vice President of Engineering. Abhishek has a proven track record of building and leading engineering teams to tackle emerging enterprise technologies at some of Silicon Valley’s renowned innovators, including Meta and Microsoft, where he focused on big data, artificial intelligence and …

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San Francisco’s Iconic ‘Pink Painted Lady’ Home For Sale

The ‘Pink Painted Lady’, part of the iconic ‘Painted Ladies’ row of houses in San Francisco, is up for sale for $3.55 million. (Rob Jordan) A Victorian-style home known as the ‘Pink Painted Lady’, part of the iconic ‘Painted Ladies’ row of houses in San Francisco, is up for sale …

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Palo Alto Congressman Marc Berman takes on Republican Tim Dec for the Peninsula, Coastal District

Running for a third term in the California Assembly, Palo Alto’s Marc Berman takes on Republican challenger and small-business owner Tim Dec to represent residents of coastal San Mateo County and the southern peninsula. Berman, a Democrat, was elected in 2016 to represent much of the Lower Peninsula, but changes …

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Silicon Valley’s thriving existence is the surest sign of the Fed’s unctuous irrelevance

A title to Forbes.com last week indicated an increase in layoffs at Silicon Valley start-ups that predict a quiet summer for venture capitalists. On the same day, an A1 story in the the wall street journal reported that “high-flying startups have been anchored, quickly, by the new climate: layoffs, skeptical …

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Billionaires turn against Biden and his ‘hate party’

However, the Biden White House has been more hostile to tech companies and their owners. Biden has accused companies like Facebook of “killing people” for not regulating Covid posts more strictly. He also named a series of senior officials who called for Big Tech to be broken up, such as …

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Bay Area gas rises above $6.10 as California hits new high

California’s average gasoline price topped $6 a gallon for the first time on Tuesday, just two months after drivers were stunned to see $5 prices at the pump for the first time. And there are no signs of a decline anytime soon. In San Jose, prices averaged $6.12 on Tuesday, …

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The capital is rapidly evolving on its way to becoming Silicon Valley

The capital is rapidly evolving on its way to becoming Silicon Valley Aiming to bring the Silicon Valley model to the capital, the Ankara Metropolitan Municipality broke new ground. The IT department organized the electronic game marathon called “DevJam” in order to encourage young entrepreneurs and ensure the development of …

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Perry: Addressing homelessness in the June 7 election

More than any other issue, the upcoming June 7 primary election in Santa Clara County revolves around what to do about homelessness. The explosion of this humanitarian crisis in the wealthiest part of the world has made it impossible to ignore, and since the majority of homeless people are people …

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Site of fatal VTA shooting demolished

VTA has taken another step to try to move forward after last year’s tragic shooting at Guadalupe Light Rail Yard. On May 11, the demolition of Building B began. Work is part of the healing process for VTA employees. Building B housed VTA’s Way Power and Signal (WP&S) teams. Six …

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San Jose becomes the latest city to ban ghost weapons

San Jose bans ghost guns — untraceable firearms that have increasingly been found at Santa Clara County crime scenes over the past six years. The ban is the latest attempt by city leaders to reduce gun violence in the country’s tenth-largest city. While the federal government and California passed recent …

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Freedom Financial Network named “Best Workplace in the Bay Area” by San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal

Leading digital personal finance company earns spot for sixth time SAN MATEO, Calif., May 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Liberty Financial Network (FFN), a leading digital personal finance company, today announced that it has been appointed to 2022 Best Workplaces in the Bay Areaan annual list presented by the San Francisco …

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Santiago Ernesto Ramos Aguilar (1921 – 2022)

Santiago Ernesto Ramos Aguilar, affectionately known by his wife and close friends as Chanty, was born in Apulo, Ilopango, El Salvador was born on December 1, 1921, son of Francisco Aguilar and Sebastiana Ramos who died at the age of 100 years old at his home in Sunnyvale, Calif., on …

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San Jose kicks off tourism return after COVID travel collapse

SAN JOSE — Business leaders launched a quest Thursday to recoup the mammoth amounts of travel and leisure business that San Jose has lost due to coronavirus-related economic shutdowns. “San Jose is open for business,” said Derrick Seaver, general manager of the San Jose Chamber of Commerce. Still, San Jose’s …

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Apply and Win a $1 Million Investment Prize

SAN JOSE, CA., May 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Startup World Cup is back in Silicon Valley! The Silicon Valley regional competition is scheduled for June 2, 2022 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. The Startup World Cup is looking for the best and brightest startups to …

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Indian-born Nand Mulchandani is the CIA’s first intelligence chief

Nand Mulchandani, an Indian-American computer expert from Silicon Valley who studied at a school in Delhi, has been named the first-ever Chief Technology Officer of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). CECENTRt’s announcement for the coveted position was made by director William J Burns on social media. According …

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Google selects 11 startups for climate change accelerator

Google announced 11 companies for the second Google Startup Accelerator: Climate Change cohort. This ten-week program consists of intensive workshops and expert mentorship designed to help growth-stage startups focused on sustainability learn technical, product and leadership best practices. here are the 11 startups selected using technology to improve our planet: …

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Palo Alto bets on business tax for housing and transportation projects | News

If Palo Alto voters approve a new business tax in November, improving affordable housing and transportation will likely eat up much of the revenue the city collects, the city council agreed Monday. The council is still fine-tuning the tax measure, which members have been discussing for years and which continues …

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Big Tech hiring cements Canada’s status as Silicon Valley North – but there’s a catch

Recent moves by US tech giants Meta, Google and Amazon to significantly boost their presence and staffing levels in Canada have cemented the country’s status as a growing hub for tech talent. While Canada’s tech boom may be good news for those who dream of working for these tech giants, …

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Driving innovation in the heart of Silicon Valley

On this week’s episode of the Priorities podcast, in San Jose, Calif., Chief Innovation Officer Clay Garner talks about how he’s trying to address digital equity and emerging technologies in the heart of Silicon Valley. Garner, who took office in January, said his top priorities were bridging the digital divide, …

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Elon Musk thinks Twitter’s algorithm should be public. Here’s what it could mean

By Rachel Metz | CNN Business On March 24, a few weeks before he offered to buy TwitterElon Musk published a poll on the social media platform“Twitter’s algorithm should be open source,” he wrote, with options for users to vote “yes” or “no.” Some of Twitter’s technology is already open …

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Twingate secures $42 million from BOND

THE TOWN OF REDWOOD — Twingate, a cybersecurity company implementing Zero Trust security, secured $42 million in Series B funding. The round was led by BOND, with participation from existing investors WndrCo, 8VC and SignalFire. The latest investment brings Twingate’s total funding to $67 million. With this new funding, Twingate …

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Could the California economy handle a real estate crash? – Silicon Valley

“bubble watch” explores trends that may indicate upcoming economic and/or housing market problems. Buzz: The California economy is at modest risk of seeing its business growth held back by severe real estate weakness relative to other states. Source: My trusty spreadsheet analyzed state-by-state gross domestic product data for 2021 from …

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US Representative Ro Khanna discusses Big Tech at the Harvard IOP Forum | News

U.S. Representative Ro Khanna (D-California) spoke about the role of technology in the future of the U.S. economy while discussing his new book at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Monday evening. Harvard professors Michael J. Sandel and Amartya K. Sen joined Khanna at the event, which was moderated …

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Tesla opens huge factory in Texas with the “Cyber ​​Rodeo”

Austin, TX— Tesla welcomed throngs of electric car enthusiasts to Texas on Thursday for a huge party dubbed a “cyber rodeo” to inaugurate a manufacturing plant the size of 100 football fields. Photos and videos flooded Twitter as guests explored the cavernous factory decked out in a distinctive nightclub look. …

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Roelof Botha: Sequoia’s pick of leader shows shift in balance of power

When news broke this week that Roelof Botha was in the top job at Sequoia Capital, it was accompanied by the low-key inevitability that has become the hallmark of what is considered by many to be the leading capital firm – Silicon Valley risk. That the 48-year-old South African, who …

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Uber gave ‘as little information as possible’ to cops, court: lawsuit

A recently filed lawsuit claims Uber violated federal law by providing “the least amount of information possible” to police and courts in response to subpoenas, search warrants and court orders. San Francisco‘s Soha Malik alleged in her lawsuit that she was fired for raising concerns about the Bay Area ride-hailing …

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[Funding alert] Silicon Valley-based fintech co Vested Finance raises $12M in Series A

California-based online investment platform Funding acquired said he lifted $12 million in a Series A funding round led by Ayon Capital. Investors such as 9Unicorns, Ankur Warikoo, Dhruvil Sanghvi and Saumil Parekh participated in the round, alongside existing investors such as Tenoneten, Ovo Fund, Wedbush Ventures, IPV and Upscale. The …

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The best comedies on HBO Max, according to Ranker

HBO Max is quickly becoming one of the leading streaming platforms, thanks to the presence of iconic HBO originals. Many of them are sitcoms with loyal followings, including the likes of Veep and Calm your enthusiasm. At the same time, comedy lovers can also stream non-HBO shows such as BBC …

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Silicon Valley Plug and Play hopes to accelerate 100 Saudi startups in 2022

RIYADH: Binance, the largest crypto exchange by trading volume, is recruiting over 100 positions in the UAE and helping to shape Dubai’s new virtual asset regulations, its regional head has said. The announcement comes after being cleared by Dubai’s new virtual assets regulator this month. Binance’s ties with the Gulf …

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Creative Planning buys Silicon Valley RIA serving technical executives

What do you want to know The addition of Emery Howard expands Creative Planning’s footprint in the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco is Creative Planning’s fastest growing market in the country, CEO Peter Mallouk said. Emery Howard also has experience advising executive clients in the technology industry which is …

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Silicon Valley tech company to create 40 jobs in Bristol

A Silicon Valley tech company backed by Goldman Sachs has announced plans to create more than 40 jobs in Bristol as it expands its presence in the UK. California-based digital engineering firm Infostretch said the roles would be created over the next 12 months and would include entry-level and senior-level …

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Saudi Arabia and Silicon Valley launch health innovation platform

JEDDAH: The Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen said a “hostile” operation by Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi militia targeted an Aramco oil facility in Jeddah on Friday. The attack targeted a petroleum products distribution station in the city and caused a fire in two tanks, the coalition said, adding that the …

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Former HP executive pleads guilty to defrauding Silicon Valley company out of $5 million – CBS San Francisco

PALO ALTO (AP) — A former HP, Inc. executive pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing some $5 million from the Silicon Valley computer company and using it to buy luxury cars, jewelry and watches, federal prosecutors said. Shelbee Szeto pleaded in federal court in Oakland to a wire fraud, money laundering …

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Sherice Torres quits Facebook and joins the Web3 exodus from Silicon Valley

Sherice Torres, former head of marketing for Meta’s digital wallet, Novi, quit her job in 2021. Torres was cold recruited by cryptocurrency startup Circle. She explained why she and other Silicon Valley workers are drawn to Web3 and crypto. Sherice Torres had been working at Meta for a year as …

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Brazilian judge bans Telegram messaging app

By Mauricio Savarese | Associated Press SAO PAULO — A judge in Brazil’s Supreme Court on Friday ordered the nationwide shutdown of the Telegram messaging app, arguing that it failed to cooperate with authorities. The move is a blow to President Jair Bolsonaro, who has more than a million subscribers …

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Confinement in China’s “Silicon Valley” shakes investors

BEIJING: Its factories are equipping the world with cellphones, while some of China’s top tech brains travel there to produce apps and games – but Shenzhen is now on lockdown as the coronavirus inflicts economic hardship on the country and shakes people up markets. Residents of the city of 17.5million …

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SENSE AND SENSITIVITY at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley

Sense and sensitivity Book, music and lyrics by Paul Gordon Based on the novel by Jane Austen Directed by Robert Kelley Silicon Valley Works Theater So nice to be able to write Directed by Robert Kelley. The TheatreWorks founder retired in 2020 after receiving a well-deserved 2019 regional Tony Award …

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South Valley tempts with fine wines in stunning settings – The Mercury News

A particularly fabulous place to spend an afternoon in Gilroy is Calerrain, the home of Geoff and Chantelle Mace, who have created an outdoor oasis in a spectacular pastoral setting that will have you unwinding in no time. Cows howl in the background as you sample their barrel-fermented Chardonnay and …

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