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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"s Silicon Valley-based incubator to help it target "busy NYC moms"

Walmart hopes to target upscale shoppers with a little help from its Silicon Valley-based incubator. A Wal-Mart Stores subsidiary, dubbed Code Eight, is testing a personal shopping service for “busy NYC moms,” according to Recode. The service.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 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

Silicon Valley Investor Says Debates About Work-Life Balance Are “Concerns of a Society That is Becoming Unhinged"

Mike Moritz, a top partner at Sequoia Capital, chastises American tech workers who advocate for environments and conditions that promote work-life balance......»»

Category: topSource: inc3 hr. 53 min. ago

H-1B Visa Row: Foreign Workers Make Up More Than Half Of Silicon Valley"s Tech Industry, Reports Say

Silicon Valley relies on more foreign-born workers than domestic ones, reports say......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 18th, 2018

'Alt-right' escalates war against Silicon Valley, pledges to expose bias against conservatives

New lawsuits plus a series of videos are the latest volleys in growing campaign to expose tech industry's alleged discrimination against conservati.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJan 18th, 2018

Big tech defends handling of extremist content in Senate hearing

It's Silicon Valley vs. Washington, take two......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJan 17th, 2018

Facebook is a "living, breathing crime scene," says one former tech insider

Three Silicon Valley insiders, including Mark Zuckerberg's former mentor, are sounding off on what they say is Facebook's failure to protect users......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcJan 16th, 2018

Bill Gates is surprisingly strict about his kids" tech use — and it should be a red flag for the rest of us

Shutterstock Rex for EEM Bill Gates has set strict rules in his home regarding the use of cell phones and other technology. The policy speaks to the growing consensus in Silicon Valley that consumer tech is too addictive, and potent.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 14th, 2018

China neck and neck with Silicon Valley in showcasing auto tech at CES 2018

China is seeking to move away from being the world's factory floor for sneakers, apparel and toys to become a maker of robots, bullet trains.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJan 12th, 2018

Here"s the Little-Known Secret That Silicon Valley Tech Companies Use to Change the World

How entrepreneurial companies can apply lessons from the Silicon Valley playbook to their businesses, regardless of industry......»»

Category: topSource: incJan 12th, 2018

Elon Musk Attended Lewd Silicon Valley Party, But Says He Saw No Sex

A spokesperson for the Tesla founder says he just talked about tech and business. Even tech superstars sometimes get confused. Elon Musk unwittingly attended what some say was a sex party held last summer at a venture capitalist's Silicon .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 12th, 2018

Key Words: Spotted: Elon Musk on the dance floor at a Silicon Valley ‘cuddle puddle’ party

Tech entrepreneur Paul Biggar, sounding off in a post on Medium about an after-hours party he attended last year, said he saw one of the most recognizable names in tech on the dance floor......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 12th, 2018

Elon Musk Attended Infamous Silicon Valley Sex Party

Bloomberg reporter Emily Chang’s “Brootopia” - a scathing examination of White Male Privilege in Silicon Valley - was one of the most talked-about tech books of last year, thanks in part to a memorable scene that has come.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 11th, 2018