News and Articles About Silicon Valley

Google Gets Defensive About Google Glass 'Myths'
Google Glass

Google Gets Defensive About Google Glass 'Myths'

Oh, so, Google Glass won't turn you into a creepy, intrusive eyeborg? Right.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Robots Are Coming: Zuckerberg, Kutcher Invest in Artificial Intelligence Startup
Artificial Intelligence

The Robots Are Coming: Zuckerberg, Kutcher Invest in Artificial Intelligence Startup

Facebook's CEO and the Hollywood star are both lead investors in a $40 million round investing into San Francisco-based Vicarious.
Catherine Clifford
Do Attractive Women Have More Pull With Investors? The Answer May Surprise You.
Gender bias

Do Attractive Women Have More Pull With Investors? The Answer May Surprise You.

Two new studies reveal that certain gender stereotypes run deep.
Laura Entis
'Visible and Engaged': Women on Breaking Into the Tech Industry
Women Entrepreneurs

'Visible and Engaged': Women on Breaking Into the Tech Industry

There is still a staggering low number of female founders in the tech industry. Here is some advice on how ladies can get started.
Rebekah Epstein
Leading the Way out of the (Silicon) Valley of 'Gender Inequality'
Gender differences

Leading the Way out of the (Silicon) Valley of 'Gender Inequality'

Silicon Valley, among other entrepreneurial hubs, has long been thought of as a boy's club. One startup went against the grain and couldn't be happier with the results.
Jake Gibson
The Cloud Wars Rage On: Dropbox Raises Mega Money as Box Has Reportedly Filed for IPO
Growth Strategies

The Cloud Wars Rage On: Dropbox Raises Mega Money as Box Has Reportedly Filed for IPO

After weeks of speculation, SEC documents confirm that San Francisco-based Dropbox has raised another monster-sized round of cash.
Catherine Clifford
Mike Judge's New Series 'Silicon Valley': Will You Watch?
Silicon Valley

Mike Judge's New Series 'Silicon Valley': Will You Watch?

The creator of classics like Beavis and Butthead, King of the Hill, and Office Space tackles startup culture in an HBO comedy
Laura Entis
Uber Competitor Sidecar Now Lets Drivers Set Their Own Prices
Ridesharing Apps

Uber Competitor Sidecar Now Lets Drivers Set Their Own Prices

With a $10 million venture capital infusion and a revamped business model, the lesser-known ridesharing app revs up to roll over the competition.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Facebook Buys WhatsApp in Whopping $19 Billion Deal
Technology

Facebook Buys WhatsApp in Whopping $19 Billion Deal

The social media juggernaut acquires the web-based messaging service in a stock and cash deal.
Catherine Clifford
This App Lets Users Anonymously Spill Their Secrets -- And Do They Ever
Technology

This App Lets Users Anonymously Spill Their Secrets -- And Do They Ever

Pssst. Come a little closer. Let's dish about Secret, Silicon Valley's hottest and most liberating gossip mill.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Silicon Valley VCs Are More Confident Than They've Been in Years
Finance

Silicon Valley VCs Are More Confident Than They've Been in Years

Confidence among West Coast startup investors has reached a level not seen since 2007. For some VCs, though, the level of excitement is something to be cautious about.
Catherine Clifford
What Industries Venture Capitalists Are Hot For
Finance

What Industries Venture Capitalists Are Hot For

Dow Jones VentureSource released its U.S. venture capital report today showing where VCs were investing, both by industry and geographically in 2013.
Catherine Clifford
San Francisco to Tax Google, Facebook for Using City Bus Stops
Technology

San Francisco to Tax Google, Facebook for Using City Bus Stops

The Wi-Fi-equipped commuter shuttle buses offered up by tech giants such as Google, Yahoo, Apple and Facebook are now going to be taxed based on the number of stops they make in city bus zones.
Laura Entis
Bringing Silicon Valley's Accelerator Model to the Media Sector
Starting a Business

Bringing Silicon Valley's Accelerator Model to the Media Sector

Q&A with Corey Ford, the managing partner of an accelerator that urges startups to rethink journalism.
Bruce Schoenfeld