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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

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

Has Elon Musk Setup Tesla For An "Epic Fail" With His Model 3 Production Guidance (Hint: Yes)

Elon Musk, Silicon Valley's automotive visionary, loves to wow the world with grandiose visions that serve primarily to reinforce his position at the top of the list of tech titans.  That said, at.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge9 hr. 56 min. ago

Why Silicon Valley isn"t fighting to save the Internet (yet)

The tech industry has been mostly quiet on net neutrality since Trump took office, even as the FCC chips away at the rules. Here's why......»»

Category: topSource: cnn18 hr. 41 min. ago

Survey: Tech Leaders Say Donald Trump Is No. 1 Threat to Silicon Valley

The survey found that 85 percent of those polled believe that Trump's anti-immigration policies will "seriously damage America's ability to innovate.".....»»

Category: topSource: incMar 23rd, 2017

This CEO was so broke he had to crash on Travis Kalanick"s couch — now he"s raised $18 million from Andreessen Horowitz

MashapeToday, programming software company Mashape announces a $18 million investment, led by famed Silicon Valley firm Andreesen Horowitz. Andreessen Horowitz general partner Martin C.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 23rd, 2017

Company offering employees $10,000 to leave Bay Area

Silicon Valley is the global capital of the technology industry, but one tech company is offering to pay employees $10,000 to leave the Bay Area. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 20th, 2017

Female tech CEO: Don"t accept the status quo

After a spate of sexual harassment claims within Silicon Valley startups, TaskRabbit CEO Stacy Brown-Philpott discusses what women can do to combat gender inequality within the workplace......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnMar 20th, 2017

Would-Be Tesla Competitor Selling Silicon Valley Land As Cash Remains Scarce

LeEco has struggled in recent months, citing overexpansion. Reuters reports that LeEco, a Chinese tech conglomerate with ambitions to enter the electric car market, is trying to sell a 49-acre plot of land in Silicon Valley tha.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 19th, 2017

Armenia: new Silicon Valley of the former Soviet Union

Emerging startups, global expansion and initiatives from some of the biggest names in tech – from Intel to Microsoft — are creating great momentum......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 19th, 2017

Signs That The Silicon Valley Tech Bubble Is About To Burst

18 months ago there was a seemingly limitless number of Silicon Valley future billionaires buying up multi-million dollar homes and renting out lavish pads.  But if demand for excessively price.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 18th, 2017

YouTube CEO: How Silicon Valley can finally shatter the glass ceiling

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki believes Silicon Valley can break its own bro culture — it just needs the will to do it. Allegations of gender discrimination have rocked the tech industry for years, with one of the most recent coming from a former Ube.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 17th, 2017

Tech workers protest Trump on Pi Day

Silicon Valley marked its favorite math holiday by protesting President Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: moneyMar 14th, 2017

Wal-Mart (WMT) Presents At Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Consumer and Retail Tech Conference

Wal-Mart (WMT) Presents At Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Consumer and Retail Tech Conference.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaMar 14th, 2017

9 high-profile entrepreneurs who have endorsed universal basic income

APIt might seem odd for tech entrepreneurs to take an interest in income distribution policy. But an increasing number of high-profile Silicon Valley executives.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 14th, 2017