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Here’s what Silicon Valley CEOs want from Sacramento – Silicon Valley Business Journal

Here’s what Silicon Valley CEOs want from SacramentoSilicon Valley Business JournalTwo months after a larger-than-normal Silicon Valley Leadership Group delegation went to Washington to pitch its wish list, more than 40 members have 37 meetings with California lawmakers. Subscribe to get the full story. Already a subscriber? Sign in … and …

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Nvidia shares jump 12% on huge earnings beat – Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Stockhouse Nvidia shares jump 12% on huge earnings beatSilicon Valley Business JournalShares of Santa Clara-based chipmaker Nvidia jumped more than 12 percent in early trading today after the company posted quarterly earnings that surpassed Wall Street’s already optimistic expectations. Nvidia (NASDAQ: NVDA) closed at $102.94 on …Avigilon Joins NVIDIA in Silicon …

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In Trump’s America, the Midwest hooks up with Silicon Valley

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By BLOOMBERG President Donald Trump’s get-tough attitude on immigration is spurring a surge of high-tech investment in America’s heartland, where farmers are scrambling for new ways of coping with labor shortages and slumping profits. Finding people for the sometimes back-breaking tasks of planting and harvesting crops has become more and …

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In Trump’s America, Heartland Hooks Up With Silicon Valley

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President Donald Trump’s get-tough attitude on immigration is spurring a surge of high-tech investment in America’s heartland, where farmers are scrambling for new ways of coping with labor shortages and slumping profits. Finding people for the sometimes back-breaking tasks of planting and harvesting crops has become more and more difficult …

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Silicon Valley is ‘officially a retirement community for D.C. political vets’

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A graying man — once the baby-faced press wrangler for Sen. Barack Obama’s nascent presidential campaign — nursed an absinthe cocktail as he mingled near a former spokesman for President George W. Bush’s 2004 reelection bid. Nearby, one of Sen. John McCain’s most aggressive public advocates in his 2008 presidential …

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Pensions Are a Problem in the Heart of Silicon Valley – The American Interest

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Pensions Are a Problem in the Heart of Silicon ValleyThe American InterestGoogle’s booming hometown of Mountain View, California, which has a jobless rate of below three percent and a median family income in the six figures, may need to raid its rainy day fund to cover its unfunded pension liabilities …

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Clayton taps Silicon Valley lawyer for SEC role

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The Securities and Exchange Commission has tapped a seasoned Silicon Valley lawyer who advised on the initial public offerings of Square, Alibaba and Facebook to lead its corporate finance division, signalling a desire by its new chairman to ease rules on US capital markets. Walter “Jay” Clayton, who was nominated …

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These are the three things one Silicon Valley VC wants to hear on Snap’s first earnings call tomorrow

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Goodwater Capital, a two-year-old, San Mateo, Ca.-based early-stage venture firm, has been trying to stake out new territory for itself by publishing a steady stream of research and tools that help inform both competing firms and startup founders. One of those pieces of research was a detailed snapshot of the tech …

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Silicon Valley benefits from new tech apprentices

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Dive Brief: Companies in Silicon Valley are creating opportunities for adults who come from non-tech backgrounds to enter careers in technology through special apprenticeship programs, reports the San Francisco Chronicle. Candidates like Lyn Muldrow, a coder from Baltimore who is now working on her dream career as a result of LinkedIn’s …

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Silicon Valley Think Tank Assists Smart City Initiative in Columbus, Ohio

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(TNS) — Singularity University, a Silicon Valley think tank and business incubator, announced Monday it is sponsoring a Smart City Accelerator in Columbus. The accelerator would be the first program of its kind and is in response to Columbus winning the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Smart City Challenge. The accelerator …

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