Silicon Valley


Uber, worth billions, is considered a "unicorn" company.

Silicon Valley's 'unicorns' may be mythical, too

Oct 22, 2015
Billion-dollar startups may be facing trouble ahead.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, start ups, venture capital
Participants compete during the ethical hacking contest Insomni'hack on March 21, 2014 in Geneva.

Being a competitive coding jock has its perks

Sep 28, 2015
Opportunities include job offers from Silicon Valley companies.
Posted In: coding, competitiveness, Sports, technology, Wall Street, Silicon Valley
Netflix will now offer employees unlimited parental leave.

When will we see tech industry benefits for everyone?

Aug 5, 2015
Probably not for a while, but there is a ripple effect.
Posted In: compensation, vacation, benefits, Silicon Valley

Black Caucus and Silicon Valley talk minority hiring

Aug 4, 2015
Tech companies don't employ many blacks. Traditional hiring practices may need review.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, race, ethnicity, diversity, workplace diversity
Science Inc. founder Mike Jones in an interview with Marketplace.

Science Inc. gives startups their big break

Jul 27, 2015
Meet Mike Jones, angel investor.
Posted In: start ups, Silicon Valley, Silicon Beach, MySpace

What's Silicon Beach?

Jul 27, 2015
We talked with CEOs in Silicon Valley's LA counterpart, and they're far from beach bums.
Posted In: Silicon Beach, Silicon Valley, startup

Cities rethink their future by looking to the past

Jun 26, 2015
The first step is realizing your town may not be a Silicon Anything.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, cleveland, Detroit
Actor Thomas Middleditch attends the premiere of HBO's 'Silicon Valley' second season at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood.

Who we're watching in 'Silicon Valley'

Jun 5, 2015
Thomas Middleditch, aka Richard Hendricks, talks about his programmer persona.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, HBO, television

HBO's Silicon Valley nails VC deal details

Apr 17, 2015
The show is the best explainer of how venture capital works anywhere on the web.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, HBO, venture capital, Investing, VC, startups, Tech, whiteboard

Left behind in Silicon Valley

Mar 31, 2015
Traditional middle class jobs—and families—are feeling the tech pinch.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, income inequality, social mobility