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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
5 Ways Both Sexes Can Help Solve the Gender Gap in Silicon Valley
Gender gap

5 Ways Both Sexes Can Help Solve the Gender Gap in Silicon Valley

The responsibility for fixing Silicon Valley's gender problem falls on men and women in equal measure.
Falon Fatemi
Meet the 91-Year-Old Who Is Finally Living Her Dream as a Tech Designer in Silicon Valley
Ageism

Meet the 91-Year-Old Who Is Finally Living Her Dream as a Tech Designer in Silicon Valley

The team at IDEO, an innovation and design firm, is inspired by Barbara Beskind's unique perspective and enthused by her resolve.
Geoff Weiss
Google Reportedly Eyeing 'Strategic Investment' in Struggling Wearables Pioneer Jawbone
Wearable Tech

Google Reportedly Eyeing 'Strategic Investment' in Struggling Wearables Pioneer Jawbone

Google may be vying for a slice of the fitness wearables pie.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Pinterest Aims to Pin $11 Billion Valuation With Massive Funding Round
Pinterest

Pinterest Aims to Pin $11 Billion Valuation With Massive Funding Round

The popular pinboard photo-sharing social network is reportedly in talks to raise another $500 million in venture capital.
Kim Lachance Shandrow