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Walmart launches tech incubator to take on Amazon

Retail behemoth Walmart this week took the wraps off Store No. 8, a new technology incubator based in Silicon Valley. Store No. 8’s leaders say they plan to invent new products, invest in and incubate startups and partner with venture capitalists, .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 22nd, 2017

Walmart Is Launching a Tech Incubator in Silicon Valley

It'll operate independently to help Walmart figure out the future of retail. Walmart wants to drastically speed up its development of retail tech. To do that, the discount retailer announced on.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 20th, 2017

Wal-Mart unveils "Store No. 8" tech incubator in Silicon Valley

(Bloomberg) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 20th, 2017

Y Combinator chief: Future of humanity is a "merge" with tech

Sam Altman, the president of Silicon Valley startup incubator Y Combinator, said in an on-stage interview on Monday that he sees the future of the human race as a "merge" with machines, not a conflict with them. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 28th, 2017

Walmart Launches "Store No. 8," a Startup Incubator in Silicon Valley

This is the retail giant's latest effort to beef up its e-commerce operations......»»

Category: topSource: incMar 21st, 2017

Walmart Is Launching a Tech Incubator in Silicon Valley - Fortune

FortuneWalmart Is Launching a Tech Incubator in Silicon ValleyFortuneTo do that, the discount retailer announced on Monday it was launching .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMar 20th, 2017

ACLU, Flush With $24M In Wake Of Trump Immigration Orders, Partners With Tech Incubator Y Combinator

The nearly 100-year old nonprofit organization will soon play the role of Silicon Valley startup. The ACLU's executive director, Anthony Ro.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJan 31st, 2017

Texas retail tech company buys Silicon Valley Big Data startup

Kibo has a new data hub to power its e-commerce solutions for the retail world. The Dallas-based company announced on Tuesday that it acquired San Jose-based Baynote, which bills itself as a cloud-based personalization platform. Baynote mixes historical .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 28th, 2016

Apple Backed by Tech Giants in Ongoing Spat with Qualcomm

Silicon Valley backs Apple Inc (AAPL) as its legal fight against QUALCOMM Incorporated (QCOM) over royalty payments intensifies. Cupertino-based tech giant, Apple Inc. AAPL has garnered the support of Silicon V.....»»

Category: topSource: zacks3 hr. 54 min. ago

After failed Silicon Valley expansion, Chinese rival says LeEco is "obviously a Ponzi scheme"

A co-founder of the Chinese tech giant Tencent has dubbed troubled LeEco a Ponzi scheme. Both Chinese companies have entered Silicon Valley, although LeEco has faltered amid a global cash crunch. Tencent cofounder Zeng Liqing made the accusation .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 19th, 2017

Cybersecurity firm says goodbye to Silicon Valley, hello to NYC

Defending businesses from cyberattacks is a growth industry, but for decades that industry had been centered in the traditional tech hubs of Silicon Valley and Boston. New York's cybersecurity... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 19th, 2017

Cybersecurity firm says goodbye Silicon Valley, hello NYC

Defending businesses from cyberattacks is a growth industry, but for decades that industry had been centered in the traditional tech hubs of Silicon Valley and Boston. New York's cybersecurity... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 19th, 2017

Women of Silicon Valley: Bro Culture

Wow:   Six female entrepreneurs, among them founders and CEOs of companies worth millions, open up to Megyn Kelly about sexual harassment in the tech world and what .....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureJul 18th, 2017

Former Xerox CEO Ursula Burns: It"s a "time of power" for women in tech

With headlines about sexual harassment sweeping Silicon Valley, the former CEO of Xerox has a message for women: Don't avoid the tech industry......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJul 18th, 2017

OpenTable CEO Calls ‘Bullsh-t’ on the Idea That Women in Tech Don’t Support Each Other

“In Silicon Valley today, there is a sisterhood of women who are supporting each other.” Some questions have easy answers. 'Why don't more women hold positions of power in Silicon Valley?' isn't one of them. Multi-fa.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 18th, 2017

The board of Silicon Valley's biggest food tech company has basically called it quits - Quartz

QuartzThe board of Silicon Valley's biggest food tech company has basically called it quitsQuartzThere are a lot of surprising things to know about the Silicon Valley food startup Hampton Creek—for .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJul 17th, 2017

The top 17 startups to launch so far in 2017

BrandlessWhile much of Silicon Valley has been consumed by the drama at Uber, tech's most.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 15th, 2017

Why Kaiser added these tech execs to its med school board

Kaiser Permanente is opening its medical school in two years, and it has tapped Silicon Valley tech leaders to join its board of directors......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 14th, 2017

How Silicon Valley can level the playing field for women

The bigger “woman problem” in tech is female entrepreneurs have a far more difficult time raising funds for their startup busine.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 13th, 2017

Anchored by GE Digital, San Ramon transforms to "digital industrial" hotspot

Next to Silicon Valley and San Francisco, the greater East Bay – including cities like San Ramon, Danville, Livermore and Dublin – has long been overshadowed as a hub for next-generation tech companies. But increasingly, as housing and transpo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2017