Silicon Valley

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Jesse Jackson Visiting Oakland Tech To Announce $15,000 In College Scholarships

The Rev. Jesse Jackson is scheduled to visit a high school in Oakland to continue his push for greater diversity in technology.

05/27/2015

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Silicon Valley Exodus Is Real, Even Techies Can’t Afford The Bay Area Anymore

After years of techies and start ups flocking to Silicon Valley, now they are flocking away, for better pay and more affordable places to live.

05/26/2015

Downtown San Jose. (CBS)

San Jose Among 10 U.S. Cities With More Than 1 Million People, Census Bureau Says

The U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday that San Jose is now among the 10 most populous cities in the United States, with more than 1 million people calling the Silicon Valley city home.

05/21/2015

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Why Driverless Cars Both Excite & Terrify Automotive Futurists

Technology analysts who monitor Silicon Valley for a living have a bit of advice: fasten your seat belts. Driverless cars are coming your way. They’re ahead of schedule – -and may soon be for sale.

05/20/2015

Elevator pitch, in the elevator at General Catalyst (Photo from @GCVP Twitter)

Venture Capital Firm Behind Snapchat Is Ready For Your ‘Elevator Pitch,’ In an Actual Elevator

If you can get into the elevator at venture capital firm General Catalyst–the firm behind AirBNB and Snapchat–you may have a shot at making your pitch for funding. They already have a table waiting. In the elevator.

05/15/2015

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Venture Capital Baking Female-Founded Job Listing Site With Focus On Diversity

A promising sign for female tech entrepreneurs: VentureWire reports that online career advice and job listings site The Muse – founded by three women – raised $10m from a female-led venture investor group.

05/14/2015

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Now Seeking White House, Fiorina’s HP CEO Tenure Was Stormy

In her quest for the Republican presidential nomination, former tech CEO Carly Fiorina boasts about her experience running Silicon Valley computer-maker Hewlett-Packard as evidence that she’s “a problem solver, with a track record to prove it.”

05/14/2015

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Silicon Valley Homeowners Quickly Cash Out In Red-Hot Real Estate Market

How hot is the Bay Area housing market? We follow a couple who put their home on the market in Mountain View, and cashed out big time, in less than a week.

05/14/2015

A drone models clothing at Silicon Valley Fashion Week. (CBS)

Drones Don The Duds At Silicon Valley Fashion Week

Silicon Valley fashion week kicked off Tuesday with drones and humans showing off what passes for fashion in the tech industry.

05/13/2015

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New Email App Helps Sender ‘Communicate With Anybody’ By Pulling Info From Internet

A new app that pulls information off the internet to improve the average email has even the creator calling the new technology “creepy.”

05/12/2015

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