Silicon Valley News
'Time for me to write the next chapter of my life': Meta's Sheryl Sandberg to step down after 14 years
Sheryl Sandberg, 52, has been one of the most influential women in Silicon Valley and her departure comes as the social media juggernaut faces an uncertain future and fierce competition
Congress chief DK Shivakumar and Telangana Minister KT Rama Rao engaged in friendly banter on Twitter, debating which was the better IT city, after entrepreneur Ravish Naresh complained about Bengaluru’s poor infrastructure
Until American state and federal laws — and domestic law elsewhere — catch up to the realities of caste apartheid, the most vulnerable of Indian-origin persons will suffer
There’s a lot of excitement over Parag Agarwal becoming the Twitter CEO. But it is futile to expect Indian-American CEOs to suddenly swing their companies in directions that help India, or Hindus
The Cult of We Review: Brown and Farrell's definitive documentation of how WeWork thrived and eventually crashed
The larger question the book addresses is: What made a startup which was once valued at close to $96 billion in September 2018 (and was on the precipice of going public) implode so quickly that its valuation was stripped down to $2.9 billion by May 2021?
How relocation choices of millennial generation over past decade are reshaping US' political geography
The US Census Bureau this coming week is expected to formally tally this change by releasing its count of population shifts in the once-a-decade reallocation of congressional seats.
Though leisure and sloth have variously been praised and scorned, a central tension runs through the history of idleness, from the Roman Empire to today: What obligations do humans have to society? And just because you can do nothing, should you?
Anti-vaxxers to AIDS denialism, should online platforms be held accountable for the misinformation they host?
As people take to the internet to spread misinformation like cures for autism and encourage AIDS denialism, social media algorithms boost their messages.
H-1B visa suspension: Remote working during COVID-19 lockdown insulates India's IT sector; Indian talent will be in demand, say experts
Analysts and sector specialists said that the latest move by the Trump government is not expected to have much impact on the Indian tech sector which has a significant presence in the US.
Silver Lake invests an additional Rs 4,546-cr in Jio Platforms, raises stake in Reliance Industries' digital arm to 2.08 percent
The deal adds to a pile of funds raised by Jio in recent months and comes close on the heels of Abu Dhabi sovereign fund Mubadala Investment Company injecting Rs 9,093.6 crore on 4 June.
Facebook to permanently move to remote work even after coronavirus lockdowns ease: CEO Mark Zuckerberg
Zuckerberg said that Facebook would start "aggressively opening up remote hiring" in July.
Jio Platforms attracting funds from Facebook, Silver Lake, Vista Equity, highlight Mukesh Ambani's digital-era venture capitalist avatar
In the new normal for Reliance Industries Limited, investors in Jio Platforms like Silver Lake and Vista Equity are more like knowledge and network partners.
Tesler made using computers easier for generations as a proponent and pioneer of what he called “modeless editing.”
Nine-yr-old Shillong girl develops anti-bullying app after facing harassment at school; aspires for Silicon Valley scholarship
Distraught over repeated bullying at school, a nine-year-old girl in Shillong has developed a mobile application which would enable a person to anonymously report such incidents
A government intervention would probably be welcome news to TikTok’s competitors, who have been working from their usual crush-the-upstart playbook.
India emerges third-largest ecosystem for successful startups behind China, US: Hurun Global Unicorn List 2019
Startups leading the pack from the country are payments solutions platform One97 Communications ($10 billion), cab aggregator Ola Cabs ($6 billion), online educator Byjus ($6 billion), and travel-stay finder OYO Rooms ($5 billion).
The criticism came Thursday at a meeting in Atlanta hosted by Facebook
Indian-American US Congressman Ro Khanna on Friday advocated for NATO equivalent status for India in bilateral defence ties.
We should celebrate when machines execute and take over dull, repetitive jobs, Toby Walsh says. In this conversation, he speaks about the inherent biases in algorithms, holding tech companies accountable and how the fear about losing jobs to machines is misplaced
Elon Musk's Neuralink is developing a brain implant to connect people’s minds directly to a computer.