Topic filter : Silicon Valley

Most trending topics in Business & Finance ( last 24 hours ):
Losing Business Asda High Street Pound Poundland Low-cost Insurance Brexit JP Morgan Bank Of England Blunder Stock Market FTSE 100 Share Index Department Store John Lewis Shareholder Investor Fraud Security Flaw Loss Pre-tax Loss Tenant Footwear Growth Rate US Economy Economy Upmarket Convenience Store Wholesale Investment WhatsApp Investment Bank Negotiation Ryanair Interest Rate Complaint Cyber Attack Card Fraud Paym

Socially Most Trending News

...."The future belongs to the fast," is how Meg Whitman explains her radical decision as chief executive to split up technology giant Hewlett-Packard. The firm, which famously started life in a Palo Alto garage in California in 1939 and which is credited with founding Silicon Valley - the beating heart of the hi-tech world - has now declared a new era: that of the nimble start-up. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Friday 3rd of March 2017 12:08:53 AM
Total Trend count
639
Most trending on :
638 1
....Spiegel, Snap’s power center, is a Stanford dropout who is described as more of a product designer than tech nerd. He dates the Australian Victoria’s Secret model Miranda Kerr, dresses casually and lives primarily in Los Angeles, not Silicon Valley. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 2nd of March 2017 04:27:48 PM
Total Trend count
422
Most trending on :
401 20 1
....Wright Electric's competitors include aviation giant Airbus, which has been developing its electric two-seater plane E-Fan since 2014, and has stated plans to create its own short-haul electric aeroplane seating 70 to 90 passengers. Wright Electric is backed by Y Combinator, Silicon Valley's most highly-regarded start-up incubator programme. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 08:06:00 AM
Total Trend count
356
Most trending on :
331 17 8
....Today, rents are still expensive, but the market has plateaued after years of painful increases. It’s part of a broader trend in the Bay Area: Silicon Valley’s technology bubble has had some of its wind knocked out – not bursting, but fizzling – with VCs making fewer investments, startup valuations falling, and recruitment slowing. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Friday 17th of March 2017 07:02:02 AM
Total Trend count
302
Most trending on :
282 17 3
....”. Jonathan Bernstein, the president of Bernstein Crisis Management, said that Uber needs a total “paradigm shift” soon or they will end up on the wrong side of Silicon Valley’s own Hobbesian jungle. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Tuesday 7th of March 2017 10:00:39 AM
Total Trend count
236
Most trending on :
184 28 21 3
. The parents of pupils at a Silicon Valley school were sent an unusual letter this week – telling them the school had made at least $24m (£19. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Friday 3rd of March 2017 05:36:45 PM
Total Trend count
93
Most trending on :
85 7 1
.... He points out that Just Eat has partnered with Starship Technologies, started by two of Skype’s co-founders, which already has “six-wheeled robots that navigate using cameras and ultrasonic sensors” that travel at 4mph and hold 10kg of cargo. “Starship already has dozens of droids delivering packages, groceries and takeaway food to customers in several European cities, Washington DC and parts of Silicon Valley,” he says. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Saturday 11th of March 2017 04:00:38 PM
Total Trend count
77
Most trending on :
68 8 1
....”. Nissan conducted on-road trials in Japan and Silicon Valley in late 2015 and 2016, but these were its first such tests in Europe. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 2nd of March 2017 07:00:10 AM
Total Trend count
59
Most trending on :
53 6
.... . She's advised executives both in Silicon Valley and around he world. ... [Read full article on BBC ]
Wednesday 1st of March 2017 06:02:53 PM
Total Trend count
57
Most trending on :
49 8
....It is a paradox that a country that sought freedom from a king, the United States, is today happy to crown monarchs in commerce. Snap, which calls itself a camera company but is in fact a Silicon Valley firm behind a mobile messaging app, floated on the US stock exchange making billionaires of its two under-30 founders. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Thursday 2nd of March 2017 07:35:19 PM
Total Trend count
34
Most trending on :
27 6 1
.... He and co-founder Bobby Murphy rang the bell in sharp suits, the kind ushers might wear at a wedding. Dressing up for your IPO makes a change from the Mark Zuckerberg-approved scruffiness – a sartorial humblebrag for billionaires – that has dominated Silicon Valley. ... [Read full article on Guardian ]
Sunday 5th of March 2017 02:00:02 PM
Total Trend count
9
Most trending on :
7 1 1

Latest Finance News related to Silicon Valley

Google's bad week: YouTube loses millions as advertising row reaches US image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 25th of March 2017 10:00:06 AM
....This squabble is indicative of growing tensions between the advertising industry and technology companies such as Google and Facebook, which have become indispensable partners and, in some cases, competitors. Silicon Valley technology companies completely dominate the online advertising market. ...
London-Paris electric flight 'in decade' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 22nd of March 2017 08:06:00 AM
....Wright Electric's competitors include aviation giant Airbus, which has been developing its electric two-seater plane E-Fan since 2014, and has stated plans to create its own short-haul electric aeroplane seating 70 to 90 passengers. Wright Electric is backed by Y Combinator, Silicon Valley's most highly-regarded start-up incubator programme. ...
Has the tech bubble peaked? Signs that the startup boom may be fizzling image
....Today, rents are still expensive, but the market has plateaued after years of painful increases. It’s part of a broader trend in the Bay Area: Silicon Valley’s technology bubble has had some of its wind knocked out – not bursting, but fizzling – with VCs making fewer investments, startup valuations falling, and recruitment slowing. ...
Robots delivering pizza and house viewing by VR: is 5G really the future? image
.... He points out that Just Eat has partnered with Starship Technologies, started by two of Skype’s co-founders, which already has “six-wheeled robots that navigate using cameras and ultrasonic sensors” that travel at 4mph and hold 10kg of cargo. “Starship already has dozens of droids delivering packages, groceries and takeaway food to customers in several European cities, Washington DC and parts of Silicon Valley,” he says. ...
Uber's 'hustle-oriented' culture becomes a black mark on employees' résumés image
....”. Jonathan Bernstein, the president of Bernstein Crisis Management, said that Uber needs a total “paradigm shift” soon or they will end up on the wrong side of Silicon Valley’s own Hobbesian jungle. ...
From sweaters to suits: the evolution of Silicon Valley CEO style image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 5th of March 2017 02:00:02 PM
.... He and co-founder Bobby Murphy rang the bell in sharp suits, the kind ushers might wear at a wedding. Dressing up for your IPO makes a change from the Mark Zuckerberg-approved scruffiness – a sartorial humblebrag for billionaires – that has dominated Silicon Valley. ...
How US school turned $15,000 into $24m with Snapchat flotation image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 05:36:45 PM
. The parents of pupils at a Silicon Valley school were sent an unusual letter this week – telling them the school had made at least $24m (£19. ...
The smaller the better? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 3rd of March 2017 12:08:53 AM
...."The future belongs to the fast," is how Meg Whitman explains her radical decision as chief executive to split up technology giant Hewlett-Packard. The firm, which famously started life in a Palo Alto garage in California in 1939 and which is credited with founding Silicon Valley - the beating heart of the hi-tech world - has now declared a new era: that of the nimble start-up. ...
The Guardian view of Snap IPO: a shareholding monarchy | Editorial image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 07:35:19 PM
....It is a paradox that a country that sought freedom from a king, the United States, is today happy to crown monarchs in commerce. Snap, which calls itself a camera company but is in fact a Silicon Valley firm behind a mobile messaging app, floated on the US stock exchange making billionaires of its two under-30 founders. ...
Snapchat goes public at $29bn and makes co-founders tech billionaires image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 2nd of March 2017 04:27:48 PM
....Spiegel, Snap’s power center, is a Stanford dropout who is described as more of a product designer than tech nerd. He dates the Australian Victoria’s Secret model Miranda Kerr, dresses casually and lives primarily in Los Angeles, not Silicon Valley. ...
'You weren’t scared?': Nissan takes us for a ride in the Leaf driverless car image
....”. Nissan conducted on-road trials in Japan and Silicon Valley in late 2015 and 2016, but these were its first such tests in Europe. ...
Dear Travis... image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of March 2017 06:02:53 PM
.... . She's advised executives both in Silicon Valley and around he world. ...
Smart vision image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 26th of February 2017 12:57:32 AM
.... . Three years ago, Marx heard that Tesla, the Silicon Valley tech company, was developing self-driving vehicles. ...
Snapchat IPO: Evan Spiegel tries to sell investors on his top product – himself image
.... After a nasty legal tussle, Brown was paid $158m to walk away. In 2012, Zuckerberg started making a play for Snapchat, suggesting the Los Angeles-based Spiegel come visit Facebook at its sprawling Silicon Valley headquarters. ...
Don’t be a dinosaur image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of February 2017 12:37:05 AM
...."No matter what business you're in, you will be left behind, even if you bake pizzas the guy next-door who has a nice mobile app to make pizza distributed faster will win against you," he says. Mr Thrun argues traditional firms should look at their Silicon Valley start-ups to learn how to behave. ...
Deportation orders threaten Trump's own turf: the real estate market image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 23rd of February 2017 12:00:02 PM
.... “If you pull out a chunk from the bottom, the pyramid starts to collapse. The loss of the immigrants coming in at the bottom end doesn’t directly affect prices in Beverly Hills or Silicon Valley but it will undermine the whole structure of pricing in a way that hasn’t been tested before. ...
Uber hires Eric Holder to investigate sexual harassment allegations image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 21st of February 2017 03:06:50 AM
....In a staff email shared with the Guardian on Monday, Uber’s CEO, Travis Kalanick, said Holder would conduct an “independent review” and also revealed that women made up only 15% of the company’s workforce in engineering, product management and scientist roles. The hiring of Holder, who was attorney general under Barack Obama, comes as the description of harassment from Susan Fowler, a former site reliability engineer, has gone viral, prompting women across Silicon Valley to share stories of facing misconduct and discrimination in the male-dominated tech industry. ...
Uber launches 'urgent investigation' into sexual harassment claims image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 20th of February 2017 01:36:50 AM
....When Fowler left, she said that out of over 150 people on the site reliability engineer teams, only 3% were women. While Silicon Valley technology companies have long struggled with a lack of racial and gender diversity, Uber is one of the few holdouts that has refused to reveal data on its workforce. ...
Calling the latest Greek deal a sticking plaster does disrespect to the Elastoplast image
....Dorsey’s rescue plan is to focus on live video, drop less lucrative initiatives and use artificial intelligence to better analyse users’ behaviour. That makes 2017 a pivotal year for Twitter, and yet more major losses will probably send more investors scurrying for the hills above Silicon Valley. ...
Is Snapchat the new Facebook? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of February 2017 07:13:50 PM
.... Those ads can be targeted as narrowly or broadly as the advertiser desires, and can be billed in a variety of ways, from paying a flat fee for every thousand views to payments per click, per like and more. Facebook’s huge headquarters in Silicon Valley’s Menlo Park has a “green roof” the size of seven American football pitches. ...
Uber CEO steps down from Trump advisory council after users boycott image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 3rd of February 2017 07:25:33 AM
....News of the resignation was first reported by the New York Times. Trump’s executive order has faced widespread backlash in Silicon Valley, where many top executives and company founders are immigrants and where companies rely heavily on highly skilled workers from abroad. ...
Brad Stone: ‘We should watch Uber and Airbnb closely’ image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 29th of January 2017 08:00:18 AM
.... My own squishy answer, of course, is that they are a little bit of both. You’ve written about Silicon Valley for more than 20 years… have we reached peak Valley yet?In terms of the business impact, I don’t think so. ...
Uber: the app that changed how the world hails a taxi image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 29th of January 2017 07:00:17 AM
.... Over the next 12 months, the number of users on StumbleUpon grew from 500,000 to 2 million. With the trauma of the first dot-com bust fading and the scent of opportunity again wafting across Silicon Valley, offers for StumbleUpon started pouring in. ...
The new robot revolution will take the boss's job, not the gardener's image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of January 2017 01:38:08 PM
....In Davos last week, one of Trump’s advisers, Anthony Scaramucci, made the point that Henry Ford was a ruthless, rich capitalist but he understood that there was no point in churning out cars that his workforce could not afford to buy. There was, however, not much evidence that the bankers, the oil company executives and the Silicon Valley tech entrepreneurs were listening. ...
Why the secret to productivity isn’t longer hours image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 22nd of January 2017 08:00:01 AM
. Alex Soojung-Kim Pang is a consultant in Silicon Valley and a visiting scholar at Stanford University. ...
Robotics, Trump and Brexit turn up the heat amid the snow of Davos image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Saturday 14th of January 2017 03:59:30 PM
....“Machines, the argument goes, can take the jobs, but should not take the incomes: the job uncertainty that engulfs large swaths of society should be matched by a welfare policy that protects the masses, not only ‘the poor’,” said World Bank senior economist Ugo Gentilini. “Hence, basic income grants emerge as a straightforward option for the digital era – one seemingly backed by Silicon Valley and trade unions alike. ...
Army of staff descends on Davos to serve WEF super-rich image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 13th of January 2017 04:43:08 PM
....Kleber declined to provide any details of what parties the hotel will be hosting this year, or how much the hotel charges for hosting events. Last year, a Silicon Valley tech company was reportedly charged £6,000 for a short meeting with the president of Estonia in a converted luggage room. ...
Jetpack to work image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 11th of January 2017 12:11:26 AM
....Cities are at a crossroads when it comes to easing congestion - should they invest in expensive, hi-tech infrastructure schemes, such as China's straddling bus, or sit back and wait for the era of driverless cars to solve the problem?. No future transport system has captured the imagination or the headlines as much as the Hyperloop, conceived by Silicon Valley maverick Elon Musk as a super-fast transportation system consisting of low pressure tubes inside capsules. ...
Tech's bad bromance image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 12:18:10 AM
. Silicon Valley is so male-dominated that there's a name for the young, brash men who populate the region's many start-ups and high-tech firms: "brogrammers". ...
Battling the 'brogrammers' image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 9th of January 2017 12:17:54 AM
. Silicon Valley is so male-dominated that there's a name for the young, brash men who populate the region's many start-ups and high-tech firms: "brogrammers". ...
Apple is not the only tech company kowtowing to China’s censors | Melissa Chan image
....As much as I have spoken up against Chinese censorship, and as often as I berate Mark Zuckerberg’s blatant kowtowing in order to get Facebook back into China, I actually think we should hold some of our fire, or at least stop short of singling Apple out as the worst offender. I say this as someone who has also covered Silicon Valley as a Bay Area-based correspondent. ...
Changing direction image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 29th of December 2016 11:32:46 PM
....Forbes magazine reported CES as "a high water mark in terms of the scale and significance of car technology unveiled". Twelve months later and 2016 has ended with major developments from Silicon Valley titans Apple and Google-owner Alphabet. ...
The iPhone at 10 image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 26th of December 2016 02:18:43 AM
'Seat of enlightenment': How Edinburgh became startup city of the year image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 20th of December 2016 07:30:42 AM
....And while there are bigger markets around the world, Williams at Skyscanner believes their future would not have been so bright if they’d moved somewhere else. “At one point in our early years we debated whether we should move to somewhere like Silicon Valley, I don’t believe we’d have been so successful had we started out there, in such a fail-fast environment. ...
The tech industry won't save us – or the planet – from Trump's excesses | Kate Aronoff image
.... They will be guilty of their own form of climate denial if they can’t see the glaring conflict between what he says behind closed doors and the havoc his cabinet threatens to wreak on the planet. Left to their own devices, Trump and his Silicon Valley allies will just slap more Teslas and solar panels onto a burning planet. ...
Who is Peter Thiel and why is he advising Donald Trump? image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 03:57:24 PM
....He sits on Facebook's board and runs several firms that fund start-ups. He helped set up Paypal and is seen as one of the smartest readers of tech trends in Silicon Valley. ...
Trump to meet US tech bosses image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 14th of December 2016 05:32:25 AM
. The president-elect prepares for talks with Silicon Valley's main players. ...
Related to :
Airbnb a solution to middle-class inequality, company says image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of December 2016 01:01:57 PM
....”. The US president-elect is meeting with tech executives – reportedly including Elon Musk, Apple’s Tim Cook, Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook, and Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel – on Wednesday. ...
2016: the year Facebook became the bad guy image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 12th of December 2016 11:00:10 AM
.... In February, the Indian government rejected Free Basics over its violation of the tenets of net neutrality following a public debate in which Facebook was accused of digital colonialism. It was an expensive and embarrassing blow for the social network and indicative that not everyone finds its brand of Silicon Valley techno-utopianism palatable. ...
A challenge to Facebook’s reach and power is long overdue  | John Harris image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 8th of December 2016 07:44:36 PM
....Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook founder, uttered those noble words in April, at one of his company’s conferences. Clearly, the stuff about travelling the globe was rhetorical window dressing: he was channelling Silicon Valley’s revulsion at the rise of Donald Trump. ...
Google, democracy and the truth about internet search image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 4th of December 2016 10:00:11 AM
....And what next? Rebecca MacKinnon’s research has shown how authoritarian regimes reshape the internet for their own purposes. Is that what’s going to happen with Silicon Valley and Trump? As Martin Moore points out, the president-elect claimed that Apple chief executive Tim Cook called to congratulate him soon after his election victory. ...
Toxic Trumpism may have one formidable foe: corporate America | Bakari T Sellers image
....Even company officials are under scrutiny. Fortune noted in September that no Fortune 100 company CEOs backed Trump, and Silicon Valley bigwig who did donate to a Trump-related organization, Palmer Luckey of Oculus Rift, faced backlash for it. ...
Philip Morris could stop making conventional cigarettes image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of November 2016 12:03:24 AM
....It lasted a year, with customers complaining of a complicated lighting procedure and a charcoal aftertaste. PMI's solution is much more Silicon Valley. ...
Radical reform of tax system is needed, says Sage boss image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 08:25:11 PM
....But he warns that the UK's tech sector needs to lose its "fear of failure". Mr Kelly, a veteran of Silicon Valley, believes UK companies have been too quick to use success as an opportunity to sell up, rather than persevering and growing. ...
Google and Facebook back post-Brexit UK, but tech worries linger image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 06:22:22 PM
....Facebook’s London office is the company’s largest engineering base outside the US, and houses the team behind Workplace, a product that lets businesses build their own internal Facebooks for employee communication. Intended to compete with Silicon Valley darling Slack, it’s one of the first Facebook products that charges users directly: fees start at $1 per employee. ...
Clock watching image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 21st of November 2016 12:16:53 AM
...."We aim to enable companies to respond more quickly to disruption or changing consumer needs," says Mr Mee. Despite being raised in California's Silicon Valley, Mr Mee was late to take an interest in the industry. ...
Google commits to massive new London headquarters image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of November 2016 05:13:30 PM
.... In a joint statement they said that the goal with the new building was to “create an interestingness that fits the scale and the community of King’s Cross. The Silicon Valley startup garage meets the London train sheds in a building that couples clarity with eccentricity and anchors innovation with heritage. ...
Richard Branson reveals prototype for supersonic passenger aircraft image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of November 2016 01:00:17 PM
.... He said his plane could work on 500 different routes, but would concentrate initially on London to New York, San Francisco to Tokyo, and Los Angeles to Sydney. Scholl declined to state how much money Virgin had pumped into the venture, but listed a dozen well-known Silicon Valley venture capital firms and angel investors who had invested funds. ...
We are living in a depression - that's why Trump took the White House image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 13th of November 2016 03:29:04 PM
.... The better off, who have being doing just fine out of business as usual, supported Clinton as the candidate of the status quo. For Wall Street and Silicon Valley she was the safer choice. ...
Basic income for all: a 500-year-old idea whose time has come? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of November 2016 11:28:56 PM
....The argument is being heard in a number of countries. Swiss voters pondered such a scheme this year, before rejecting it; Finland is running a non-universal pilot program next year; Y-Combinator, a Silicon Valley incubator firm, will sponsor a similar test in Oakland, California. ...
In Brexit Britain there will be no benefit caps for the multinationals | Aditya Chakrabortty image
.... From Margaret Thatcher onwards, successive governments have lured multinational investors by promising them access to the single market, a cheap, biddable workforce and a bunch of corporate sweeteners. It was the same offer Dublin made to the tax avoiders of Silicon Valley and – within its own narrow confines – it worked. ...
US election eyed by Indian tech workers image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 7th of November 2016 02:34:12 AM
.... . Many of these visas have been granted to Indian technology workers who found jobs in Silicon Valley. ...
Microsoft shares at new high as cloud focus pays off image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 21st of October 2016 01:31:13 AM
....And Mr Nadella said the changing business environment meant this was paying off. "It's not just the Silicon Valley startups anymore; it is the core enterprise that is also becoming a digital company. ...
Self-driving cab in 'prang' in Singapore image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 18th of October 2016 12:22:23 PM
.... Currently the vehicles are not taking paying passengers. Driverless technology is one of the biggest growth areas in the automotive industry and just about every car company is working on driverless technology from Silicon Valley's Tesla to Ford, Volvo, BMW and a number of Chinese car makers. ...
Quick question image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 16th of October 2016 11:03:30 PM
.... And for 66 consecutive days in late 2014 and early 2015 it was the most downloaded free app on Apple's US app store. With success like that you may imagine that Maximo and his company Etermax were firmly established in California's Silicon Valley. ...
Theranos will shut labs and cut 40% staff image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 6th of October 2016 12:57:13 PM
....". It comes after a controversial few years for the Silicon Valley firm, which was launched by Ms Holmes in 2003 and grew to a valuation of $9bn by the summer of 2014. ...
Supercar maker McLaren denies Apple investment report image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 21st of September 2016 08:56:39 PM
.... And it's recognised as a leader in the development of simulators, which can model and predict vehicle behaviour. It's an open secret in Silicon Valley that Apple is developing a car; it's widely believed the company has ambitions to become a leader in the market for driverless vehicles. ...
Testing for Ebola image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Monday 19th of September 2016 11:04:33 PM
....Since then, Dr Senguku says the diagnostic technology has been "very critical" in reducing false Ebola scares and restoring confidence among the people of Monrovia. Dr David Persing, who created the rapid diagnostic test, is executive vice president of Cepheid, a Silicon Valley-based biotechnology company. ...
Tech Talent image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 18th of September 2016 11:00:39 PM
.... . And it's also notable how few of the firms in the list below are the kind of household names you would associate with Silicon Valley. ...
Bank of England to buy Apple bonds image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 13th of September 2016 09:25:31 AM
....This means the central bank views the company as making a "material contribution" to the British economy. The decision will anger the Silicon Valley giant's critics, who accuse it of avoiding tax on UK sales by routing them via Ireland. ...
The ultra-Orthodox Jews combining tech and the Torah image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of September 2016 11:14:54 PM
....Israel is known as the "start-up nation". Its technology sector is considered by many to be second only to Silicon Valley and it needs more coders and developers. ...
UK tech firm swoops on HP software unit in £6.6bn deal image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 8th of September 2016 07:14:31 AM
.... . Micro Focus, a fast-growing technology firm based in Newbury, Berkshire, is merging with a division of the original Silicon Valley titan, Hewlett-Packard. ...
Born to sell image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Sunday 4th of September 2016 11:29:39 PM
....Today Jacyn says Epos Now is turning over £17m a year, and it has entered the US and German markets. The company had planned to open its American office in Silicon Valley, but Jacyn says it was far too overpriced, so instead the business's US operation is based in Orlando, Florida. ...
Self-driving taxi trial kicks off in Singapore image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Thursday 25th of August 2016 04:33:42 AM
.... . And just about every car company is working on driverless technology from Silicon Valley's Tesla to Ford, Volvo, BMW and a number of Chinese car makers. ...
Gawker case: Thiel is 'serious threat' to press freedom image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 16th of August 2016 05:31:12 PM
....In an article published by the New York Times on Tuesday, Mr Thiel said that Gawker had revealed his sexuality to the wider world in 2007. In that piece, the media organisation had covered the scarcity of out gay people in elevated positions within Silicon Valley. ...
Cold turkey image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Tuesday 9th of August 2016 11:20:17 PM
....Shaffir is not so sure - and he is not alone. Hollywood actor Bill Murray is said never to have had a smartphone and Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur Steve Hilton has written about his decision not to own any sort of mobile phone for the last three years. ...

British businessman stands to make millions after investing in Pokémon Go
 image
....”. Last November, he joined a few other select Silicon Valley investors who backed the company as part of its first $5m funding round. ...
Twitter live-streams Wimbledon matches image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 6th of July 2016 05:18:16 PM
....The high definition-quality stream is being offered in partnership with the TV network ESPN and the organisers of the Championships. Several of Silicon Valley's leading tech firms are investing in live-streaming technologies. ...
Brexit: UK tech sector reacts to Leave vote image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 24th of June 2016 03:48:49 PM
....Hundreds of start-ups have benefitted from the government's Tech City initiative, for example, and both employees and customers have been plucked from EU member states. Much was once made of British companies' potential to compete with Silicon Valley - hence the nickname of the London hub of "Silicon Roundabout". ...
Elizabeth Holmes's fall from hero to zero highlights problems of rich lists image
....In general, the same set of billionaires jostle to hold their positions from one year to the next. Rarely are we treated to the kind of fall from grace that we’ve witnessed with Holmes, founder of Theranos, a blood-testing startup that took Silicon Valley, and some sections of the financial press, by storm. ...
Uber lands $3.5bn investment from Saudi Arabia image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 1st of June 2016 11:09:01 PM
....It’s a curious investment for Uber, given that the country is the only one in the world to ban women from driving. In exchange for the huge check, Yasir Al Rumayya, managing director of the Saudi public investment fund, will join Uber’s board, giving the Middle Eastern government a voice in one of Silicon Valley’s hottest firms. ...

Page rendered in 1.9750 seconds.