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Jared Kushner Enlists Silicon Valley to Help Do His Job

By Olivier Douliery/Pool via Bloomberg. When ordinary Americans have a problem with their computer, they go to the Genius Bar or call the Geek Squad. Donald Trump summons the billionaire leaders of America’s biggest companies to solve his tech problems for him. And he’s using his executive powers as president …

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HBO Silicon Valley on Kevin Rose raccoon toss

In the preview for next week’s episode of HBO’s “Silicon Valley,” the hapless Jared notes that series arch villain Gavin Belson, the CEO of Google stand-in Hooli, is so mean, he once “tossed a sloth down a flight of stairs.” “He said it was an accident, but he had this look …

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Apple’s cash reserves set to cross $250B, report says – Silicon Valley Business Journal

Apple’s cash reserves set to cross $250B, report saysSilicon Valley Business JournalApple is widely expected to tell investors on Tuesday that it now has more than $250 billion in mostly overseas cash reserves — a massive war chest that could be coming home under President Donald Trump’s proposed changes to …

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Alumni at Google, Apple, top Silicon Valley companies

If you want a job at one of Silicon Valley’s coveted tech companies such as Google, Apple, Amazon or Facebook, a degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology might do the trick. » RELATED: Two Georgia colleges among the best in the world in new global ranking In fact, according to an …

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Silicon Valley finally went in on tech’s ‘new’ obsession — virtual reality

Silicon Valley has always been apt at spotting the latest trends in the tech world and satirizing them, but the show finally took on one of the hotter trends over the past few years: Virtual reality. [Warning: The following contains spoilers for the the second episode of Silicon Valley’s fourth …

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As nationalism rises, Silicon Valley’s black leaders strengthen their resolve

“Welcome to the Blacks in Silicon Valley Trump rally,” Andrea Hoffman said to boisterous laughter throughout the room. And with that, the 2017 Culture Shifting Awards Brunch was underway. Last weekend, on a cool Sunday morning at one of the nicest hotels in Silicon Valley overlooking the Santa Cruz mountains, …

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President Trump Plans Tech Council with Silicon Valley

President Trump is establishing an American Technology Council to assist the government in delivering enhanced digital services, Axios reports. In conjunction with the council, executives from Silicon Valley will be invited to the White House in June to share their ideas and attempt to establish a level of cooperation with the …

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Trump reaching out to Silicon Valley: report

President Trump is reportedly creating a new council in an effort to establish better digital services for the federal government. Axios AM reported that the Trump administration is forming an American Technology Council and is planning to bring in leaders from Silicon Valley to generate ideas. The White House is …

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How Silicon Valley companies performed: An interactive look

The Silicon Valley 150 ranks public technology companies headquartered in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties on the basis of worldwide revenue (“sales”) for the most recently available four quarters. Most results are for the four quarters ended on or near Dec. 31, 2016. The table …

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