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    Weibo: Tech execs call on Facebook on Silicon Valley tour

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 11:48am by Doug Young

    ... companies like Airbnb and Pinterest, and electric car powerhouse Tesla (Nasdaq: TSLA). But certainly the biggest and most intriguing stop on this Silicon Valley tech tour was a visit to the global ... Costolo.  But among the China wannabes that rolled out the red carpet on this Silicon Valley tech tour, Facebook is probably the boldest and most persistent about its aim to enter the market, even ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Tech firm interns in Silicon Valley enjoy well-paid, perk-filled summers

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 10:22pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Mountain View Those lucky to have summer jobs at Google, Facebook or elsewhere in Silicon Valley are also well paid, but for many the work is the passion Tech firm ... by a designer she has long admired. With summer's arrival comes an influx of thousands of Silicon Valley interns who are well paid and enjoy many perks. The young up-and-comers from around ...

  3. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple and Google among tech giants who settle case over alleged plot to hold down Silicon Valley salaries

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 12:26am by Reuters

    ... and others of conspiring to hold down salaries in Silicon Valley. Tech workers filed a class action lawsuit against Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe Systems in 2011, alleging they conspired to refrain ... of Silicon Valley's elite. The case was based largely on e-mails in which Apple's co-founder Jobs, former Google CEO Eric Schmidt and some of their Silicon Valley rivals hatched plans ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology - SOCIETY

    Silicon Valley the 'most ageist' place in America, investigation says

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 03:39am by GUARDIAN

    ... The Guardian Even those in their 20s are turning to cosmetic procedures to appear more youthful 'Ageist' US tech firms drive staff to surgery Silicon Valley has become the most ... relaxation, but a real fear of appearing old, which is to say past about 35. Thirtysomethings say they "avoid the sun to escape premature wrinkling". One Silicon Valley recruitment ...

  5. News - World - Artificial Intelligence

    Silicon Valley big guns back Vicarious, software with a human touch

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:53am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in New York Big guns back software with a human touch Some of Silicon Valley's biggest names are pouring cash into a hitherto low-profile tech firm that claims to be "building software that thinks and learns like a human". Vicarious, a four-year-old San Francisco-based start-up, aims to re-create the human neocortex as computer code. It is understood ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Silicon Valley billionaire buys record US$201 million life insurance policy

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 05:31am by AP

    ... Associated Press in San Francisco Billionaire buys record US$201m life insurance An unnamed Silicon Valley billionaire has purchased the world's most valuable life insurance policy, worth US$201 million. The man who cobbled the deal together said on Saturday that it had taken seven months and 19 insurance companies to put together a deal that surpasses the US$100 million ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - START-UPS

    Start-ups in Asia: Slowly bridging the gap to Silicon Valley

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 03:52pm by Terence Lee

    ... undergone a sea of change in the past half decade, the summit participants agreed. While Silicon Valley has remained a barometer for the industry in terms of building a sustainable culture ...

  8. San Jose

    Posted Apr 29th 2007, 12:00am by Christina Pfeiffer

    ... equipment, DVDs and software designed by local, Silicon Valley programmers. You'll find an out-of-the-box software program for everything from learning how to play music by ear to designing ... computing items. And don't forget the Intel Museum (www.intel.com/museum) for a peep into the microprocessor giant's world of cutting-edge technology and silicon-chip making. Admission ...

  9. News - World

    Silicon Valley jury orders Samsung to pay Apple $290 million for copying iPhone features.

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 04:35am by AP

    ... SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Silicon Valley jury orders Samsung to pay Apple $290 million for copying iPhone features. ...

  10. Business - Economy

    Group wants to shun Silicon Valley and revive 40-hour working week

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 01:55pm by Kevin Rafferty

    ... Kevin Rafferty An advocacy group is calling for companies to revive the eight-hour day, saying Silicon Valley geeks have distorted how long one must work Happy hours A small but impassioned group of psychologists and business academics have made a plea for changing the daily working routine – moving away from the ethics of the nerds and geeks of Silicon Valley and towards ...




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