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‘I am saving lives, literally, w my tweets’: Coronavirus is melting down Silicon Valley Twitter

03.27.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

There is no shortage of coronavirus armchair experts on Twitter. Now, prominent Silicon Valley investors and founders are fighting in the mentions. They're taking swings at one another about the alleged promise of treatments, the validity of studies,... ...

A guide to Silicon Valley’s High-Tech Heritage Trail

Over at The Startup on Medium, David Laws, semiconductor curator at the wonderful Computer History Museum, has prepared a fascinating guide to Silicon Valley's "high-tech heritage trail exploring places that housed the early stirrings of the digital revolution." Covering the "30-mile corridor from Stanford University to the former IBM disk-drive campus," Laws visits ...

Startups Weekly: Oyo has issues + A farewell

In this week's newsletter: India's growing pains, Brazil's latest venture funding and how to pitch journalists. ...

China Roundup: Y Combinator’s short-lived China dream

Hello and welcome back to TechCrunch’s China Roundup, a digest of recent events shaping the Chinese tech landscape and what they mean to people in the rest of the world. Last week, we looked at how Alibaba and Tencent fared in the last quarter; the talk in Silicon Valley and Beijing this week is on ...

A rich white guy reclaimed his ‘richest person’ title, but we all still lose

11.16.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

The two-way race for which white tech man has the most unfathomable amount of money seesawed again on Friday.  Jeff Bezos has led the pack for most of 2019 as the richest rich guy, with about $110 billion in the bank. Nipping at his sumptuously ... ...

Prayer beads and vegan jerky: Inside L.A.’s elite hippy tech conference

11.16.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Prayer beads are a fashion must-have for a certain type of Professional. You know the kind. They don't drink alcohol for reasons relating to "energy," probably worked in private equity at some point, and "practice" meditation and fasting. They were o... ...

Good news Peter Thiel and Count Dracula, company that sells young blood is back in business

11.08.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Scientific evidence and federal approval be ******: young blood is back on the menu. Ambrosia, the company that sold plasma transfusions from donors aged 16-25 with the promise of youthful health benefits, shuttered its doors in August after the FDA ... ...

Via is launching an on-demand public transit network in the city of Cupertino

Shuttle startup Via and the city of Cupertino are launching an on-demand public transportation network, the latest example of municipalities trying out alternatives to traditional buses. The aim is for these on-demand shuttles, which will start with six vans branded with the city of Cupertino logo, to provide more efficient connections to CalTrain and increase ...

Despite Brexit, UK startups can compete with Silicon Valley to win tech talent

Brexit has taken over discourse in the UK and beyond. In the UK alone. The impact of Brexit has already rippled through industries all over the world. The UK’s technology sector is no exception... ...