Facebook has released its fifth diversity report, and it’s fine. Unless companies fire everyone and start over, we’re not going to see drastic improvements anytime soon. “A critical lesson we’ve learned is that recruiting, retaining and developing a diverse,
So 15 of the 30 cities with the highest rents in the country are all in the San Francisco Bay Area, with Palo Alto topping the list, according to this lovely report from Lovely that came out last week. Part of this is cyclical.
What if Silicon Valley had emerged from a racially integrated community? Would the technology industry be different? Would we? And what can the technology industry do now to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past?
How bad is the commercial real estate crunch in San Francisco and Silicon Valley?Uh, bad?So bad that that prices per square foot are roughly where they were around the first dot-com boom.So bad that Uber decided to go in, buy its own piece of land and build its own headquarters from scratch.
When I recently set out for the Pentagon's R&D department, I instead found myself in front of a downtrodden shopping mall in Arlington, Virginia. I'd been navigating the old fashioned way—with my eyes—but when I pulled out my smartphone there it was, clearly marked in the Google Maps app:
AIDS was a terrifying mystery, and then we solved it. When researchers identified the human immunodeficiency virus as the reason why young, previously healthy people were developing rare cancers and wasting away, it was a triumph of medical science.Read more...
The Santa Clara Valley was some of the most valuable agricultural land in the entire world, but it was paved over to create today’s Silicon Valley.
In California, a state built on the idealism and tacit cruelty of real estate capitalism, no one is innocent. That’s no different with Airbnb and Proposition F, merely the latest of San Francisco’s Brobdingnagian sagas over land-use politics that will go down in tomorrow’s election.
According to a new report from the WSJ, Apple and Goldman Sachs are partnering on a different kind of products for both companies — a credit card. The Mastercard-based card would be focused on Apple Pay and feature some deep integrations in iOS. This card could launch later this year in the U.S.
JFrog, the popular DevOps startup now valued at over $1 billion after raising $165 million last October, is making a move to expand the tools and services it provides to developers on its software operations platform: it has acquired Shippable,
Redis Labs, fresh off its latest funding round, today announced a change to how it licenses its Redis Modules. This may not sound like a big deal, but in the world of open-source projects, licensing is currently a big issue. That’s because organizations like Redis, MongoDB,
Last year Microsoft introduced several mixed reality business solutions under the Dynamics 365 enterprise product umbrella. Today, the company announced it would be moving these to smartphones in the spring, starting with previews. The company announced Remote Assist on HoloLens last year.
Spotinst, the startup that helps customers automate selecting the cheapest set of resources to complete a job, announced a strategic partnership with Amazon Web Services today, joining the AWS Partner Network (APN) Global Startups program. Under the agreement,
A privacy complaint targeting the behavioral advertising industry has a new piece of evidence that shows the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) shedding doubt on whether it’s possible to obtain informed consent from web users for the programmatic ad industry’s real-time bidding (RTB) system to broadcast their personal data.
Carpooling is heralded to be environmentally friendly and money-saving, but in smog-stricken China, the transportation option became a source of public concerns after two female passengers got murdered during their lifts with Didi Chuxing drivers.
One year after receiving a whopping $75 million commitment to invest in early stage companies applying artificial intelligence to various industries, Glasswing Ventures has closed its debut fund with $112 million.
We announced recently that TechCrunch is staging its first ever Startup Battlefield Latin America on Nov. 8 in São Paulo to find the best early stage startup in Latin America. To spread the word,
Your typical cloud monitoring service integrates with dozens of service and provides you a pretty dashboard and some automation to help you keep tabs on how your applications are doing. Datadog has long done that but today, it is adding a new service called Watchdog,
These pugs are by far the cutest ones to lay claim to the Iron Throne.Blinkbox, a UK-based video on demand service, switched the human actors of the now-legendary HBO show Game of Thrones with canines that rules them all: the pugSee also:
It's the worst fear of narcissists around the globe: Those confessions, those private things, those secrets you've been sharing on the popular app Secret aren't actually secret. Well, narcissists of the globe, your worst fear has come true. Secret isn't really secret.Read more...
Michelle Lee 在专利律法上有长达 15 年的操作经验，曾在 Google 担任专利方面法律顾问长达 9 年的时间。科技行业对她抱有非常高的期待，认为她将能够改变医药行业把持专利法，扼杀改革苗头的现状。
Millions of Americans will vote today, and for the first time in years, many of them will use paper instead of the electronics machines of the past few cycles. For a nation that's produced some of the most advanced machines in the world,
NEW YORK CITY — Business travelers are bypassing the taxi queue with greater frequency, choosing instead ride-hailing services like Uber.See also: In airline reward program changes,
The first happy hour the aggregation platform held had a line down the street and around the corner. This time I breezed right through the doors at 620 Jones, a full hour after the party started. The party was held to celebrate the launch of Product Hunt’s gaming vertical.