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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
Why This Internet Pioneer Believes Bitcoin Has the Power to Break the Cycle of Poverty
Bitcoin

Why This Internet Pioneer Believes Bitcoin Has the Power to Break the Cycle of Poverty

At 20, Wences Casares launched Argentina's first Internet service provider. Now 40, and with several successful startups under his belt, the serial entrepreneur is on a mission to bring financial security to underserved communities through Bitcoin.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Obama Heads to Silicon Valley to Discuss Hacking Threats With CEOs
Security

Obama Heads to Silicon Valley to Discuss Hacking Threats With CEOs

The aim is to build support for beefing up cyber security laws in the wake of massive hacks at Target Corp, Sony Corp and Anthem Inc.
Should You Head to the East or West Coast to Launch Your Startup?
Starting a Business

Should You Head to the East or West Coast to Launch Your Startup?

The cultures are different on each coast with VCs placing priorities on different areas when analyzing the funding of prospect.
Andy Miller
The 100 U.S. Cities Where Businesses Received the Most VC Funding
Venture Capital

The 100 U.S. Cities Where Businesses Received the Most VC Funding

In 2014, investment deals closed in a dozen cities that haven't seen VC money in at least five years.
Catherine Clifford
So, You Want to Move Your Startup to Silicon Valley. Now What?
Relocation

So, You Want to Move Your Startup to Silicon Valley. Now What?

Entrepreneurs should be very careful on how and when to make such a dramatic move, and be very clear on the 'why.'
A Brief History of Silicon Valley, the Region That Revolutionizes How We Do Everything
Silicon Valley

A Brief History of Silicon Valley, the Region That Revolutionizes How We Do Everything

America's consternation over Russia's launch of Sputnik gave birth to Silicon Valley. It's domination of global technology innovation shows no signs of ending.
Chris Haroun
Obama's Immigration Tweaks Leave Big Tech Wanting More
Immigration

Obama's Immigration Tweaks Leave Big Tech Wanting More

Silicon Valley representatives are disappointed his immigration rule changes will not satisfy longstanding demands for more visas and faster green cards.
8 Reasons to Launch Your Startup Outside of Silicon Valley
Starting a Business

8 Reasons to Launch Your Startup Outside of Silicon Valley

While Silicon Valley offers an established entrepreneurial hub chock full of resources and capital, the area definitely has its downsides.
Why U.S. Innovation Needs China to Achieve the Next Technology Mega-Trend
Internet of Things

Why U.S. Innovation Needs China to Achieve the Next Technology Mega-Trend

Building the Internet of Things will require a much deeper collaboration of the US tech industry and Chinese manufacturers than simply outsourcing.
Masanari Arai
Peter Thiel on Competition, Brainwashing and Forging Your Own Path
If I Knew Then

Peter Thiel on Competition, Brainwashing and Forging Your Own Path

The controversial innovator and member of the 'PayPal mafia' talks about competition, the advantages young entrepreneurs have, what he is glad he didn't know when starting up.
Nina Zipkin