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Biggest fundraising mistakes entrepreneurs make


“My view is, either you are being incredibly naive, or worse, trying to deceive me,” she said. “Or, at best, it means that your market is so small there [are] no competitors. “So, go and talk to me about what other things are out there,” said Gouw, “because there is …

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Market cap touches $800 billion – Silicon Valley


CUPERTINO –No publicly traded company on Earth is more valuable than Apple. And on Monday, the biggest of the big became bigger than ever before. The Cupertino company spent the day breaking its own market-capitalization record — at one point reaching a valuation of $800.8 billion, when its shares hit an intraday …

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HBO’s Silicon Valley takes a direct shot at the tech industry’s obsession with AI


Silicon Valley is Mike Judge and Alec Berg’s biting comedy about the American tech industry, now in its fourth season. Every week, we’ll be taking one idea, scene, or joke and explain how it ties to the real Silicon Valley and speaks to an issue at the heart of the …

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The Ghost Of Peter Thiel Haunts Mike Judge’s ‘Silicon Valley’


The TV show “Silicon Valley” provides a rare glimpse of humor and wisdom in our culture. It’s got more hilarious displays of human folly than anything else on television, but it is also uniquely articulates a serious problem with technology. Are we still really innovating? According to his comic muse, …

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Silicon Valley think tank assisting Smart City initiative – News – The Columbus Dispatch


Tim Feran The Columbus Dispatch @timferan Singularity University, a Silicon Valley think tank and business incubator, today announced 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 …

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Silicon Valley faces a revolt after losing public trust


A backlash against Big Tech is gathering momentum, propelled by Silicon Valley’s clumsy mistakes. The stereotype is shifting from plucky Californian underdog to faceless, malevolent behemoth. From terrorist content, sexism claims and trolls to mind-reading privacy invasion, unpaid tax and robots taking jobs, the charge sheet is growing rapidly. Technology …

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Silicon Valley billionaires created a new school called AltSchool


Silicon Valley is working on ways to change the way that we drive, eat, live, and now thanks to a new type of school, the way our children learn. The school is called AltSchool, and it’s the brainchild of a former Google executive, Max Ventilla. The school merges traditional education …

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The New Global ’Silicon Valley’


Intel and Dell are among the first group of global renowned companies to take root in this city. Intel now has introduced its world-top “high-end testing technology” into the plant in Chengdu and Dell Chengdu Global Operation Centre has now become the operation centre with highest operating efficiency around the …

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HBO’s Silicon Valley Joins the Push for a Decentralized Web


In the first episode of the new season (Season 4) of HBO’s Silicon Valley, beleaguered entrepreneur Richard Hendricks, asked by eccentric venture capitalist Russ Hanneman, what, given unlimited time and resources, he would want to build. “A new Internet,” says Hendricks. “Why?” asks Hanneman. Hendricks babbles about telescopes and the …

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‘Silicon Valley,’ Season 4, Episode 3 review: ‘Intellectual Property’


                 Zach Woods and Thomas Middleditch in “Silicon Valley.” (HBO) This post discusses “Intellectual Property,” the May 7 episode of “Silicon Valley.” I’ve written before about the limits of the idea that the best television shows are like novels. Episodes and seasons often …

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