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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

Silicon Valley’s ultimate status symbol is the sneaker — here are the rare, expensive, and goofy sneakers worn by the top tech CEOs

The inhabitants of Silicon Valley are not exactly known for haute couture. It's a land where jeans, T-shirts, and hoodies reign supreme, and whe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 26th, 2017

The actor behind one of the most pivotal "Silicon Valley" characters is suddenly leaving

John P. Johnson/HBOT.J. Miller, who plays startup incubator Erlich Bachman on the HBO comedy "Silicon Valley," is leaving the show after the current fourth season. "The producers of 'Silicon Valley' and T.J. Miller.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 25th, 2017

Accelerate Live! talk: Learning from Silicon Valley - Using SaaS to automate AEC, Sean Parham, Aditazz

    Straight from Silicon Valley, Sean Parham has spent nearly his entire career in the tech and telecom worlds, from Motorola to Cisco to launching his own startups. La.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkMay 24th, 2017

Brian Shin-founded Mustbin sells assets to Silicon Valley company

Boston-based Mustbin Inc., a security-focused mobile app maker founded by local entrepreneur Brian Shin, announced Wednesday it has sold its technology assets to a Silicon Valley startup. Mountain View-based LifeSite Inc. bought Mustbin's tech, whic.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 24th, 2017

Why Chicago Will Be the Next Silicon Valley Tech Hub

A look at why the Valley is losing its mojo and how Chicago might take it over as the center for innovation......»»

Category: topSource: incMay 24th, 2017

LeEco to lay off 325 employees, halt Silicon Valley expansion efforts

LeEco, the troubled Chinese tech company with U.S. headquarters in San Jose, confirmed on Tuesday that it will lay off 325 U.S. employees while halting its Silicon Valley expansion. The cuts, reported by Variety, represent a significant retreat for L.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 23rd, 2017

How I became a software engineer in Silicon Valley in 12 months

You need real-world skills and you have to learn a lot, reports Tech in Asia.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 23rd, 2017

Widespread layoffs expected at LeEco"s San Jose operations

LeEco, the beleaguered Chinese tech company that once had ambitious plans to expand in Silicon Valley, could lay off hundreds of people at its San Jose offices Tuesday, according to CNBC. The company has about 500 employees in the United States, mos.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2017

Silicon Valley is getting interested in healthcare — here"s why that could be a good thing (GOOGL)

GVMajor tech companies are eyeing the healthcare world.  Amazon is seriously considering entering the pharmacy business, .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 22nd, 2017

Ford claims its new CEO has deep ties to Silicon Valley — but the company still has a big self-driving-car problem (F)

FordFord is showing it's serious about self-driving tech by naming Jim Hackett its new CEO, but w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 22nd, 2017

Steve Jobs widow helps Silicon Valley startup raise $30M for open government tech

Government software startup OpenGov, which says it has been riding a wave of interest since Donald Trump was elected President, on Tuesday got a boost from Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' billionaire widow. Emerson Collective, the social impact inve.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2017

Therese Poletti"s Tech Tales: Google vs. Uber: Silicon Valley battle looks set for juicy public trial

It is official: We are headed for a trial between one of the world’s biggest tech companies and the most highly valued startup in the Age of the Unicorn, with one of the most heavily hyped technological advances of the era in the middle......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 15th, 2017