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AN UNLIKELY REVOLUTIONARY: How Tristan Harris went from working at Apple and Google to consulting with heads of state about how to reform Silicon Valley (FB, GOOGL)

Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty In recent years, Tristan Harris has become one of the most prominent critics of the tech industry. Harris got his start with a presentation he made while at Google high.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 15th, 2019

The Ratings Game: Alphabet stock heads for worst day on record after Google revenue slows down

Alphabet Inc. shares on Tuesday were headed for their worst day since the Berkshire Hathaway-but-in-Silicon Valley corporate structure was created in 2015, after Google’s revenue growth declined in its first-quarter earnings report......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2019

A Google employee in Silicon Valley has been diagnosed with measles according to a report (GOOG, GOOGL)

REUTERS/Stephen Lam Amid criticisms for letting anti-vaccin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2019

In One Chart: Apple says it’s trying to keep people from overusing its products — it doesn’t seem to be working, according to this chart

Apple released its long-awaited suite of Screen Time tools last year as part of a broader push in Silicon Valley to address growing concerns about how personal devices are engineered to be addictive. Is it working? Not by the looks of this chart......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 14th, 2019

Apple made a controversial change in 2016 — but now all of Silicon Valley is playing catch-up (AAPL, FB, GOOG, GOOGL)

Apple Apple changed the design of the gun emoji into a squirt gun back in 2016. At the time, it was a controversial choice, but tech companies have since followed suit. T.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 25th, 2018

Sergei Brin: Silicon Valley has outgrown the time of being "wide-eyed and idealistic" about tech and needs to show "responsibility, care and humility" (GOOG, GOOGL)

Eric Risberg/Associated Press Google cofounder Sergei Brin wrote Alphabet's 2017 annual Founders Letter. Brin said artificial intellig.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 29th, 2018

Sources: North Carolina site tops Apple"s shortlist for second big corporate campus

Multiple sources say Silicon Valley electronics giant Apple is zeroing in on a North Carolina site for a new campus and state officials there are hopeful that they will be able to secure one of the biggest economic development prizes in the country......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2018

June"s big ticket events in Silicon Valley: Apple conference, paddleboard race, and unique cars

Summer is here, and with it, some hot events in Silicon Valley for tech heads, surfers and car lovers. Silicon Val.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 8th, 2018

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer"s has advice for Facebook and Google: Don"t make the mistake we did (FB, GOOG, GOOGL, MSFT)

Durand/Getty Images The backlash against Silicon Valley is growing. Steve Ballmer, the former CEO of Microsoft, has some advice for the likes of F.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 23rd, 2018

Silicon Valley made a big deal about obeying GDPR, but a study shows the policies of firms like Facebook are "vague" and "insufficient" (FB, AMZN, GOOG)

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon are all falling short of new European privacy rules, according to a co.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 5th, 2018

The woman who just cost Google $5 billion revealed her next target, and it could spell trouble for Apple

Getty Silicon Valley's greatest foe, Margrethe Vestager, has revealed her next target. The European Union's competition commissioner wa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 8th, 2018

Why these Apple alums launched their startup in Portland, not Silicon Valley

When Apple Inc. alums Heather and Justin Knapp decided to start their own business, they didn’t want to do it in startup saturated Silicon Valley. Instead, the two negotiated remote working with the technology giant and set up shop in Portland in sp.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 20th, 2018

No College, No Problem: Silicon Valley’s Student Loan Solution

Submitted by Michael Kern of Safehaven.com In the emerging new American world, you might not have to bury yourself in student loan debt in order to get a job: Even Silicon Valley tech giants like Google, Apple and IBM are playing by a new set of.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 31st, 2018

Washington starts to respond to complaints that Google and Facebook are too powerful

As President Trump calls for regulators to scrutinize Silicon Valley, policymakers are left scratching their heads......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 14th, 2018

Are Google and Facebook too powerful? Washington: ¯backslash_(ツ)_/¯

As President Trump calls for regulators to scrutinize Silicon Valley, actual policymakers are left scratching their heads......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 14th, 2018

Are Google and Facebook too powerful? Washington: ¯backslash_(ツ)_/¯

As President Trump calls for regulators to scrutinize Silicon Valley, actual policymakers are left scratching their heads......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 14th, 2018

Chase for Talent Pushes Tech Giants Far Beyond West Coast

Amazon and Google are aggressively opening offices outside of their Silicon Valley and Seattle hometowns. On Thursday, Apple said it would invest $1 billion in Austin, Tex......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytDec 13th, 2018

Chase for talent pushes tech giants far beyond West Coast

Amazon and Google are aggressively opening offices outside of their Silicon Valley and Seattle hometowns. On Thursday, Apple said it would invest $1 billion in Austin, Tex......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 13th, 2018

Chase for talent pushes tech giants far beyond West Coast

Amazon and Google are aggressively opening offices outside of their Silicon Valley and Seattle hometowns. On Thursday, Apple said it would invest $1 billion in Austin, Tex......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 13th, 2018

Australian developer LendLease lands $15 billion project with Google; shares surge

Australia's LendLease Group on Thursday said it secured a contract with Alphabet Inc's Google to develop $15 billion worth of residential and retail space in Silicon Valley, sending the builder's stock to a more than eight-month high......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 17th, 2019

Google executive finally confirms that the tech giant is no longer working on a censored search engine for China (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google finally said that it is killing the censored search engine it had been building for China, known internally as Project Dragonfly.  "Yes, we have terminated that," Karan Bhatia, Google's VP of Government Affairs and .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 17th, 2019