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Thomas Middleditch of ‘Silicon Valley’ on Doing Verizon Ads and Flying His Own Plane

Mr. Middleditch discussed identifying with Richard, his evolution as an actor and his new plane. These are edited excerpts from the conversation. Richard Hendricks’s defining attribute may be his gracelessness. Do you share any of that with him? Hey, man, I’m smooth. I’m cool as a cucumber, baby. He wouldn’t …

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Al-Qaeda operative with Silicon Valley ties loses citizenship

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal judge has revoked the naturalized U.S. citizenship of a confessed al-Qaeda operative who at one point ran a communications hub for an affiliated terrorist organization out of his Santa Clara apartment, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Khaled Abu al-Dahab, 57, a native of …

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Silicon Valley · Season 4 · TV Review Silicon Valley sets ’em up to knock ’em all down again in season 4 · TV Review · The A.V. Club

The Peter principle was born in ’60s corporate America, but it’s not relegated to stuffy old workplaces—we basically see it in action every time a new series or film turns out to be a hit. Whether they’re in Hollywood or on Wall Street, executives can’t help but try to wring …

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‘Silicon Valley’ Is Still the Outrageous, Tech Industry-Skewering Show That We Deserve

The fourth season of HBO and Mike Judge’s series tees off on the unbridled egomania that fuels Silicon Valley, a land of $400 juicers and dreams broken and fulfilled. Over the course of three years, HBO’s Silicon Valley has presented its northern California milieu as a microcosm of corporate America, …

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As Pence visits Indonesia to talk trade, Silicon Valley VCs meet in Bali

Political uncertainty in both the U.S. and Indonesia is causing a ripple of anxiety here. President Donald Trump has repeatedly said he will seek trade arrangements that greater benefit his country, worrying many trade partners throughout the region. “Donald Trump presents the danger of U.S. protectionism being misinterpreted to an …

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Man who ran Silicon Valley hub for Al Qaeda terror operatives has U.S. citizenship revoked

A Silicon Valley man who ran an Al Qaeda communications hub from his Santa Clara apartment has had his U.S. citizenship revoked by a federal judge. Khaled Abu Dahab, 57, an Egyptian-born naturalized U.S. citizen and former Silicon Valley car salesman, was arrested in 1998 on terrorism charges in Cairo …

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Silicon Valley’s Public Sector Competes With Tech Giants For Workers « CBS San Francisco

SANTA CLARA COUNTY (KPIX 5) — Santa Clara County’s government is having trouble finding the tech workers it needs. You might think it would be easy to recruit such people, in a county that’s teeming with tech. But it’s not. Santa Clara County has a peculiar problem. It has more …

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Man who ran Silicon Valley hub for Al Qaeda terror operatives has U.S. citizenship revoked

A Silicon Valley man who ran an Al Qaeda communications hub from his Santa Clara apartment has had his U.S. citizenship revoked by a federal judge. Khaled Abu Dahab, 57, an Egyptian-born naturalized U.S. citizen and former Silicon Valley car salesman, was arrested in 1998 on terrorism charges in Cairo …

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Nas and DJ Shadow Share New Song for “Silicon Valley”: Listen

Nas and DJ Shadow have shared a new collaborative track. It’s called “Systematic,” and it appears on the soundtrack for HBO’s “Silicon Valley.” Listen to the song below. “Systematic” premiered earlier today on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 radio, after DJ Shadow emailed it to Zane while he was on air, commenting, “Got that fire for you …

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Facebook has become a ‘digital slot machine’

Call it the paradox of the 21st century: Social media and technology are actually destroying our sense of connectedness, according to some research. Gina Bianchini has been on a mission to change this notion for as long as she’s been an entrepreneur. Her latest venture, Mighty Networks, helps you connect …

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