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Silicon Valley is tweaking its old mantra of spend big, grow fast

October 09, 2019 3:32 pm

For the last decade, young tech companies were fueled by a wave of venture capital-funded excess, which encouraged fast growth above all else. But now some investors and startups are beginning to rethink that mantra.

Silicon Valley Season 6 to premiere in October

July 25, 2019 1:42 pm

Silicon Valley final season takes a comedic look at the modern-day epicentre of the high-tech gold rush, where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success.

Companies see climate change hitting their bottom lines in the next 5 years

June 04, 2019 1:17 pm

Under pressure from shareholders and regulators, companies are increasingly disclosing the specific financial effects they could face as the planet warms.

US lawmakers propose bill to fight bias in tech companies' algorithms

April 11, 2019 1:12 pm

The bill, entitled the Algorithmic Accountability Act of 2019, would grant new power to the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and force companies to study if race, gender or other biases underpin their technology.

Crazy work hours and lots of cameras: Silicon Valley goes to China

November 06, 2018 3:58 pm

Silicon Valley once saw China as a copycat, but it now has some of the world’s biggest and most powerful internet companies.

Indian-American arrested in Silicon Valley over H1B visa fraud

November 03, 2018 8:46 am

Kishore Kumar Kavuru has been charged with 10 counts of visa fraud and as many counts of mail fraud in connection with a scheme to maintain a pool of foreign workers for the clients of his consulting companies.

Silicon Valley's getting ready to get you fit, but it's not going to be cheap

September 07, 2018 4:59 pm

Now, with a little help from Silicon Valley engineers, home fitness machinery is moving onto the wall.

Automakers, seeking Silicon Valley tech in vehicle systems, land in patent wars

December 08, 2017 6:09 pm

Top automakers are now entering patent battles, as they try to enable their vehicles with cutting-edge technology features being provided by Silicon Valley companies.

Facebook fail is blow for Silicon Valley cult of founder control

September 25, 2017 1:21 pm

Like other Silicon Valley giants, Facebook in 2015 decided to open a new share class, that would help maintain Mark Zuckerberg's hold on the company, even if he lost all his shares. Shareholders sued the company. Facebook has now retracted its lawsuit before the start of the trial.

Silicon Valley makes rare bet on silicon with startup Barefoot

September 18, 2017 3:42 pm

For nearly two decades, venture capitalists in Silicon Valley have been losing interest in the technology that gave the area its name. One startup is convincing them to take another look at silicon.

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PM Narendra Modi wraps up Silicon Valley tour with SAP Center speech

September 28, 2015 2:18 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed a large gathering of Indian Americans at San Jose's SAP Center in Silicon Valley.

PM Narendra Modi tours Silicon Valley, meets top CEOs, hosts 'Digital India' dinner

September 27, 2015 11:31 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Silicon Valley with a focus on innovation and entrepreneurship as he became the the first Indian premier to visit the world’s leading tech hub.

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