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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 Ellen Pao Tackles Sex Discrimination, Workplace Diversity In Memoir

The tech investor dives into the lawsuit that thrust her into the national spotlight and the workplace discrimination that prompted it. She says firms are largely applying "tepid diversity soluti.....»»

Category: topSource: npr1 hr. 31 min. ago

Union power is putting pressure on Silicon Valley"s tech giants

Organized labor doesn’t rack up a lot of wins these days, and Silicon Valley isn’t most people’s idea of a union hotbed. Nonetheless, in the past three years unions have organized 5,000 people who work on valley campuses. Among .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 16th, 2017

Which tech CEO is most popular with their employees?

Silicon Valley CEOs are required to make some tough decisions regarding layoffs, spending and company culture — and some carry it off with more panache than others. Life may not be a popularity contest, but when it comes to recruiting the best tech t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 15th, 2017

Lurid Lawsuit’s Quiet End Leaves Silicon Valley Start-Up Barely Dented

For all the outcry over how women are treated in the tech industry, the resolution of a sexual harassment case against Upload, a virtual reality start-up, shows that little has changed......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytSep 15th, 2017

Google and LinkedIn"s $315 million land swap is our Deal of the Year

The deal between the two tech giants redrew the boundaries for each of their campuses in Mountain View and followed years of the two butting heads over space in Silicon Valley......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 14th, 2017

Uber exec: We need more black women in tech

Bozoma Saint John, Uber's Chief Brand Officer spoke candidly about working in Silicon Valley as a black woman at Recode's Code Commerce event......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnSep 14th, 2017

Bodega and the Persistent, Puzzling Tone-Deafness of Silicon Valley Startups

It's unlikely to disrupt much of anything, but Bodega is a potent symbol of the tech industry's worst impulses......»»

Category: topSource: incSep 13th, 2017

Two Ex-Googlers Compete for the Worst Silicon Valley Business Idea

Other than misunderstanding history, retail, and social attitudes, the idea is still bad......»»

Category: topSource: incSep 13th, 2017

How Silicon Valley Heavyweights Like Apple and Amazon Are Helping Dreamers

These tech behemoths are also offering legal aid to employees affected by President Trump's decision to end DACA......»»

Category: topSource: incSep 13th, 2017

Silicon Valley is obsessed with these ultra-comfy, machine-washable shoes that cost $95 — here"s why

Allbirds Tech workers in Silicon Valley are singing the praises of Allbirds, a startup in San Francisco that makes the "world's most comfortable shoes," according to investors.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 9th, 2017

Kombucha, climbing walls, free plane tickets for parents, and hard work — A day in the life of a Silicon Valley intern (MSFT)

Becky Peterson/Business InsiderThe tech industry is famous for having some of the best internships around. From free food, to impressive monthly stipends, Silicon Valley is the place to be for college s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 7th, 2017

What Every Tech Entrepreneur Needs to Know About Scaling, According to a Silicon Valley Designer

Measure twice. Cut once......»»

Category: topSource: incSep 7th, 2017