A pastor in Silicon Valley stepped down from his church on Monday after locals spiraled into a frenzy over some of his tweets. The truth hurts.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a personal security and private flight budget that likely eclipses that of anyone but the highest-profile celebrities and government officials, CNN reported on Saturday.
The director of cellular agriculture at JUST Inc, formerly known as Hampton Creek, has started his own company, business filings show.
Soylent, the powder-based “food product” slash “meal replacement” that became all the rage for joyless Silicon Valley employees in recent years, will soon be offered in Walmart stores across the US.
Artificial intelligence is all the rage these days, so naturally we want to throw it at all of our problems. Yesterday, Mark Zuckerberg’s comment that Facebook won’t have effective tools to filter hate speech for another “five to 10 years” seemed both dismissive and uninspiring. No doubt, it was classic Silicon…
A fire-ravaged home in San Jose is selling for a staggering $800,000, local Fox affiliate KTVU reports. The high asking price is for both the abandoned home and the 5,800 square foot lot surrounding it.
Comedian, actor, and widely disliked guy T.J. Miller has been charged with allegedly calling in a fake bomb threat aboard an Amtrak train. And according to the federal complaint obtained by Gizmodo, law enforcement officials are claiming he made the threat in a drunken attempt to get back at a fellow passenger.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and his entourage are likely the reason one of Silicon Valley’s highest-tier hotels is closed to the public this week, Recode reported, as the prince continues to make the rounds in a marathon spree of meetings with some of the United States’ most powerful people.
On-demand package delivery startup Shyp, which offered to take care of the entire packing-and-shipping process for customers in exchange for rates ranging from $5 to more than double the cost of just going to FedEx, announced it is going out of business on Tuesday.
Uber founder Travis Kalanick, who was forced out of his CEO role last year amid widening scandals about its toxic work culture, legal troubles, and a video of him screaming at a bankrupt driver, seems an awful lot like he’s finally admitting defeat in the unending slew of backroom drama that plagued the company in his…
The fifth season of hit HBO show Silicon Valley is coming out in late March, though we’ve already gotten a trailer filled with temp engineers, urinating dogs and what appears to be a complete and total crisis of faith in satirical tech company Pied Piper’s business model. But it also has a hidden Easter egg for…
Last month, reports emerged that Apple’s new “spaceship” campus in Cupertino, California—which hosts roughly 13,000 employees behind around 3,000 giant panes of glass—had resulted in the company’s employees repeatedly injuring themselves by walking straight into the semi-visible walls.
Apple is reportedly launching a new healthcare venture this spring, but it will only aid its own employees—at least for now.
When you’re having a picnic, the last thing you want is ants, and when you’re a billionaire venture capitalist, it’s equally irksome to have plebeians accessing the beach next to your 89 acres of land. On Thursday, Sun Microsystems co-founder Vinod Khosla filed a 151-page petition with the Supreme Court in order to…
Apple and Google have rerouted shuttle buses which carry employees from San Francisco to their out-of-town headquarters after a series of possible attacks broke the vehicles’ windows in the past week.
This month, the famed Silicon Valley startup accelerator Y Combinator put out a call for companies working to “help people live healthier for longer.” If you’re a scientist or entrepreneur who wants to increase human longevity and “healthspan,” Y Combinator will give you up to $1 million to do it.
Excerpts from an insider account of Trump’s bumbling first year in office are making big news on Wednesday. Among the nuggets of new information, a source recounts the aftermath of the president-elect’s first sit-down with tech CEOs at Trump Tower. At the time, it seemed that Trump was rubbing his new power in the…