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Danny Brown And ‘Silicon Valley’ Go Together Like An Awkward First Date – NPR

NPR Danny Brown And ‘Silicon Valley‘ Go Together Like An Awkward First DateNPRYou know what’s funny about “Kool Aid,” the new Danny Brown song made for the HBO show Silicon Valley? No, it’s not Brown’s endearing squeal. It’s not even the familiar way in which he recycles Kool-Aid as colloquial …

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An UnSAFE Bet: SEC Raises Flag on Silicon Valley Investment Darling

The Securities and Exchange Commission‘s message in its Tuesday investor bulletin on Simple Agreement for Future Equity securities was clear: Be wary of opportunities bearing names too good to be true. The SAFE investment vehicles, as they’re known, were created to facilitate a faster, less cumbersome way for Silicon Valley …

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Tech industry backers lure top chefs to Silicon Valley

Tech industry backers lure top chefs to Silicon Valley By Carolyn Jung May 11, 2017 Updated: May 11, 2017 1:36pm ‘); } With nearly all of his restaurant experience concentrated in San Francisco, Joe Hargrave wasn’t necessarily looking to venture south to Silicon Valley to open a branch of his …

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Silicon Valley sees dramatic drop in cash from ‘tourist investors’

Silicon Valley may get fewer tourist dollars this year. Mutual funds, hedge funds and private equity shops earned the nickname “tourist investors” after their recent forays into private technology firms helped fuel the sector’s growth. But they have pulled back their spending in recent months, potentially fanning concerns that an outflow …

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AMERICAN THEATRE | Robert Kelley to Leave TheatreWorks Silicon Valley

Robert Kelley. (Photo courtesy of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley) PALO ALTO, CALIF.: Robert Kelley, founding artistic director of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, has announced that he will retire at the end of the company’s 50th season, in 2020. Kelley founded the theatre in 1970. “I’m healthy, I still love making theatre, and I …

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Silicon Valley’s Big Bet on Europe’s Hip New Start-Up Scene

On a recent Tuesday evening in Berlin, Mohamed Jimale stood onstage in a cavernous blue-lit event space before a crowd of hundreds. Projected on a screen behind him was the headshot of a mellow-looking goat. “You become the owner of the goats’ babies,” Jimale explained during his pitch for Ari.Farm, …

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How The World Is Taking On Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley has been at the forefront of innovative tech, but regions around the world are hoping to emulate and surpass it as an entrepreneurial superpower. The San Francisco Bay Area is home to some of the most successful tech companies in the world. It’s also the starting point of …

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How the World Is Taking on Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley has been at the forefront of innovative tech, but regions around the world are hoping to emulate and surpass it as an entrepreneurial superpower. The San Francisco Bay Area is home to some of the most successful tech companies in the world. It’s also the starting point of …

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Toyota Teams with Silicon Valley Tech Giant

By Bob Nagy on May 11, 2017 9:00 AM Silicon Valley chipmaker NVIDIA used its annual GPU Technology Conference to announce a partnership with Toyota that will see the automaker use NVIDIA’s sophisticated Drive PX AI (artificial intelligence) car computer in its future self-driving vehicles. The Drive PX system is …

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Zach Woods: I based my ‘Silicon Valley’ character on my mom

May 11th, 2017 Best known for his roles in “The Office” and “Veep,” Zach Woods now plays a young developer on the HBO comedy series “Silicon Valley.” On TODAY he talks about how his mom inspires his acting and his fear of the internet as “a harrowing chasm of cruelty.” …

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