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Soon, Everyone in Silicon Valley Might Be Dousing Themselves in Ice Water
Charity

Soon, Everyone in Silicon Valley Might Be Dousing Themselves in Ice Water

Tech execs including Mark Zuckerberg, Satya Nadella and Dick Costolo have each poured buckets of ice water over their heads in the name of wiping out ALS.
Geoff Weiss
5 Lessons From Silicon Valley for Developing Business Hubs
Innovation

5 Lessons From Silicon Valley for Developing Business Hubs

You don't need to pack up and move to northern California to find inspiration. Take these cues to build a community in your location.
Barbara Bates
Is 'Silicon Valley' the New 'Entourage'? (Infographic)
Entertainment

Is 'Silicon Valley' the New 'Entourage'? (Infographic)

If the HBO TV series is anything to go by, tech entrepreneurs have overtaken Hollywood actors in popular culture.
Jonathan Long
Sales Teams Are Making a Big Comeback at Tech Firms
Sales

Sales Teams Are Making a Big Comeback at Tech Firms

It turns out, products don't sell themselves, and customers enjoy interacting with people.
Tawheed Kader
Banana Republic Thinks Your Typical 'Startup Guy' Should Dress Like This
Fashion

Banana Republic Thinks Your Typical 'Startup Guy' Should Dress Like This

The retailer will launch a line of head-to-toe outfits "best suited for different professions," including 'The Corporate Guy,' 'The Creative Guy,' and yes, 'The Startup Guy.'
Laura Entis
From Startup to Goliath: 3 Factors That Influenced Intel's Culture in the Early Days
Company Culture

From Startup to Goliath: 3 Factors That Influenced Intel's Culture in the Early Days

While founders have an impact on shaping a company, outside forces inevitably influence a firm's inner workings.
Michael S. Malone
'Community' Fans Rejoice: Yahoo Is Resurrecting the Axed NBC Comedy
Yahoo

'Community' Fans Rejoice: Yahoo Is Resurrecting the Axed NBC Comedy

Yes, a sixth season of 'Community' is really happening -- and it could give Yahoo a leg up in the video programming game.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
If You Want to Be a Big Deal, Never Stop Learning
Leadership

If You Want to Be a Big Deal, Never Stop Learning

Jason Calacanis sold Weblogs Inc. to AOL in 2005 for a reported $30 million, was an early investor in ride-sharing company Uber and is a co-founder of the online news blog, Inside. The secret to success with Internet technology-based companies is always bettering your skillset, he says.
Catherine Clifford
Tech Companies Deserve More Credit for Their Diversity
Workplace Diversity

Tech Companies Deserve More Credit for Their Diversity

The numbers that critics use to paint a damaging picture of Silicon Valley need to be viewed in context.
Ray Hennessey
10 Movies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch
Inspiration

10 Movies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch

Whether it's a heartwarming adventure, irreverent comedy or thought-provoking documentary, these films can inspire and motivate a weary business owner.
John Rampton
LG G Watch: Google Wants to Live On Your Wrist
Smartwatches

LG G Watch: Google Wants to Live On Your Wrist

It wasn't just a rumor. Google is officially getting into the smartwatch game. Here's the latest on the smart watch everyone's talking about.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Total Reversal: Mark Zuckerberg Embraces Web Anonymity in Facebook F8 Keynote
Social Media

Total Reversal: Mark Zuckerberg Embraces Web Anonymity in Facebook F8 Keynote

Instead of turning a blind eye to the growing backlash against identity-based social media, Facebook wants in.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Failure

$30 Million Disaster: What Went Wrong at Clinkle

The startup boasts big-name investors and a 22-year-old CEO at the helm, but its much-hyped mobile wallet app still has yet to launch publicly.
Alyson Shontell
The Formula Startups Use to Make Billions (Infographic)
Starting a Business

The Formula Startups Use to Make Billions (Infographic)

Startup organization Funders and Founders pulled back the veil on the startup lifecycle in this infographic, which was inspired by legendary investor Paul Graham's famous essay, 'How to Start a Startup.'
Catherine Clifford