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Ellen Pao Will Appeal Gender Discrimination Case Against Kleiner
Gender bias

Ellen Pao Will Appeal Gender Discrimination Case Against Kleiner

Meanwhile, the venture capital firm is seeking to recover nearly $1 million in litigation costs.
'Mysterious Woman' Throws Out Vintage Apple Computer Worth $200,000
Apple

'Mysterious Woman' Throws Out Vintage Apple Computer Worth $200,000

The Silicon Valley recycling company that owns the center where the woman deposited the computer is searching for her in order to give her half the proceeds from its recent sale.
Laura Entis
11 Things You Might Not Know About Google
Google

11 Things You Might Not Know About Google

A treasure trove of curious tidbits torn from the pages of Backrub's -- oops, we mean Google's -- company history.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Mike Rowe: To Be Successful, Don't Fear the Dirty Work
Success

Mike Rowe: To Be Successful, Don't Fear the Dirty Work

When it comes to starting a business or building a career, you don't have to buy into the Silicon Valley hype, the TV personality says.
Jason Fell
In Silicon Valley, a Fashion Show Just as Much About Tech as Style
Fashion Tech

In Silicon Valley, a Fashion Show Just as Much About Tech as Style

Think fashion meets drones and robots.
Biz Carson
Jennifer Lopez Makes a Sales Pitch to Silicon Valley
Venture Capital

Jennifer Lopez Makes a Sales Pitch to Silicon Valley

The entertainer made an unusual appearance in front of venture capitalists Wednesday to talk about taking risks, thinking big, and investing in Jennifer Lopez, the brand.
Verne Kopytoff
Is Boston Losing Another VC Firm to Silicon Valley?
Venture Capital

Is Boston Losing Another VC Firm to Silicon Valley?

Highland Capital Partners is now led by one of its Palo Alto-based partners.
Controversial Anonymous App Secret Shuts Down
Apps

Controversial Anonymous App Secret Shuts Down

CEO David Byttow said he is returning money to investors instead of pivoting the company.
Nina Zipkin
That Time Google Almost Bought Tesla for $11 Billion
Elon Musk

That Time Google Almost Bought Tesla for $11 Billion

When Tesla almost bottomed out two years ago, Elon Musk turned to Larry Page to save it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Trials, Tribulations and Tone Deafness Feed HBO's 'Silicon Valley'
Silicon Valley

Trials, Tribulations and Tone Deafness Feed HBO's 'Silicon Valley'

Real-life events are parodied in this season's plot line.
LinkedIn Inks $1.5 Billion Deal for Online Education Company Lynda
Linkedin

LinkedIn Inks $1.5 Billion Deal for Online Education Company Lynda

Upping its offering for professionals, LinkedIn just secured a major lead in the lucrative career skills video tutorial subscription market.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Marc Andreessen: It's Shocking 'How Little M&A There's Been' in Tech
Mergers and Acquisitions

Marc Andreessen: It's Shocking 'How Little M&A There's Been' in Tech

There has never been a more dangerous time to be an unprotected public company, the prominent Silicon Valley investor said at an event this week.
Leena Rao
CEOs From Apple, Yelp and Salesforce Slam New Law: Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

CEOs From Apple, Yelp and Salesforce Slam New Law: Weekly News Roundup

In this week's news, Tim Cook and other tech leaders blast a controversial religious freedom bill and McDonald's boosts its breakfast game and more.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
At What Age Do Our Intellectual Abilities Peak?
Entrepreneurs

At What Age Do Our Intellectual Abilities Peak?

The answer is more complex than you may think.
Laura Entis