Silicon Valley

Startups

Have You Been Priced out of Silicon Valley?

Startups are abandoning traditional tech hubs to look elsewhere. You can, too.
Startup Cities

New Report Labels Boston a Better Hub for Startups Than San Francisco

Quality of life and community connections matter more than the quantity of new companies in a given city, according to the study.
Tech Startups

Australia's Tech Boom-erang

New tax rebates and a highly skilled workforce have made Australia the Oz for tech startups.
tech hubs

6 Alternatives to Silicon Valley With Better Weather Than Portland

You are likely to find tech startups taking root wherever you find a good university in a lively city with sunny weather.
Snapchat

Snapchat Exercises Poor Judgment With 4/20 Bob Marley Blackface Filter

After sparking outrage with a truly stupid feature on National Weed Day, the media-sharing service hasn't gotten around to snapping an apology.
Obituaries

One Man Reflects on His Relationship With Bill Campbell

Silicon Valley has lost one of its greats.
tech hubs

Why Tech Leaders Are Following Google to Portland

Silicon Valley's burdensome housing costs and chronic traffic congestion make Portland's thriving tech sector a powerful draw.
Regulations

The SEC Is Itching to Stretch Its Reach Into Venture Deals

Unicorns are a problem for the SEC, and that's a big headache for Silicon Valley and the startup world.
San Francisco

San Francisco Rent Is So Insane, This Guy Lives in a Box for $508 a Month

This illustrator tapped his creativity to create 'a solution that works for me.'
Health and Wellness

Are the Famous Valley Perks Undermining Employee Health?

Hyper-personalization of wellness perks are necessary to improve the health of employees in Silicon Valley.
Pebble

Smartwatch Maker Pebble Lays Off Quarter of Staff

CEO says the layoffs are required due to 'a chilly fundraising environment' in Silicon Valley.
Silicon Valley

3 Reasons Tech Workers Are Fleeing Silicon Valley

Tech professionals, especially when ready to start a family, find many pleasant cities around the nation offer tempting alternatives to the astronomically expensive San Francisco Bay area.
Obituaries

Intel Mastermind Andy Grove Dead at 79

Grove's work and philosophy at Intel has become a blueprint for other startups.
Culture

Why the Term 'Unicorn' Needs to Die

That Silicon Valley jargon is simultaneously the dumbest and most perfect appellation for overvalued startups.
Disruption

How This Entrepreneur Rose From the Ashes to Challenge Silicon Valley

When Alex Lidow was a personal and professional low, he decided to climb back up by disrupting that technological building block, the semiconductor.