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

A new class of startup is upending America’s consumer-goods industry

Tommy John’s got the consumer coveredIN MANY ways, Tommy John, a startup based in Manhattan, resembles a tech company straight out of Silicon Valley. On its website the venture-backed firm touts its innovative materials .....»»

Category: topSource: economistNov 16th, 2017

The Midwest is Thriving as a Increasingly Active, Lower Cost Alternative to Silicon Valley

The Midwest is become a hot new hub for tech startups looking for more affordable talent and growth......»»

Category: topSource: incNov 16th, 2017

Tech Industry Celebrates Change in Tax Bill: DealBook Briefing

The Senate has removed a provision from its legislation that, Silicon Valley executives asserted, would impose steep costs on start-up employees......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytNov 15th, 2017

DealBook Briefing: Can Tech Change the Senate Tax Bill?

Silicon Valley is outraged over a proposed change to how stock options are taxed, arguing that it would decimate start-ups and hurt employees......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytNov 14th, 2017

Chobani Announces $20 Million Expansion in Idaho"s "Silicon Valley of Food"

Founder Hamdi Ulukaya calls Idaho 'the home of Chobani.'.....»»

Category: topSource: incNov 10th, 2017

The Crunchies, where Silicon Valley went to be celebrated and skewered, is ending

Is there still a place for awards shows in Silicon Valley? TechCrunch apparently doesn’t think so. The tech news site, now owned by Verizon Communications subsidiary Oath, this week said it was killing the Crunchies, a splashy, Oscars-like awards sh.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2017

Arrested Saudi prince built empire from Riyadh to Silicon Valley

It's a business that has plowed cash into everything from top American banks to Chinese tech startups. And now it could be in trouble......»»

Category: topSource: moneyNov 6th, 2017

Tech World Is Shaken by Tech Investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal"s Arrest

Meanwhile, in Silicon Valley, leaked documents known as the Paradise Papers revealed that Facebook and Twitter received major investments from the Kremlin.....»»

Category: topSource: incNov 6th, 2017

Nasdaq Smashes Records! Sweep Up 5 Silicon Valley Tech Stocks

Nasdaq logged its 63rd record close of 2017, beating the prior record of 62 all-time closing highs in a single year. The stock market’s tech benchmark set a new record .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytNov 6th, 2017

World"s happiest country is becoming a startup mecca

Silicon Valley is known as the startup capital of the world. It's where entrepreneurs go to raise money, develop their tech platforms, and find investors......»»

Category: topSource: moneyNov 6th, 2017

Leaks reveal Kremlin cash is behind billionaire"s Twitter and Facebook investments

Leaked files show that a state-controlled bank in Moscow helped to fuel Yuri Milner's ascent in Silicon Valley, where the Russia investigation has put tech companies under scrutiny.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 5th, 2017

Investing in tech, backed by Kremlin

Leaked files show that a state-controlled bank in Moscow helped to fuel Yuri Milner's ascent in Silicon Valley, where the Russia investigation has put tech companies under scrutiny......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 5th, 2017