Prisoners make pitch to Silicon Valley venture capitalists. The months-long program works to develop the inmates’ street-leadership skills, organization, hustle and passion, and to channel them into the business world.
36 photos showing how Silicon Valley went from prune orchards to the center of the tech world
Silicon Valley’s College-Consultant Industry. In Silicon Valley, parents will pay anything to ensure their kids land impressive internships, write stand-out essays, and have a cutting edge in the application process. But at what cost?
How ‘Star Wars’ made Silicon Valley a new kind of Hollywood People busy at work at the offices of Atomic Fiction in Oakland, Calif. on Wednesday December 16, 2015. The studio has worked on films such as Flight, Looper, the recent release The Walk, and two Oscar-nominated films: Star Trek Into Darkness and The Lone Ranger. Photo: Michael Macor, The Chronicle
Google is coming closer to home with its gigabit Fiber internet service in San Jose. San Jose will be the first city in California to be fitted with Fiber following three other U.S. cities: Kansas, Austin and Provo.
Good news for Jet: The e-commerce start-up is cultivating a loyal customer
The July launch of Jet.com was perhaps the most highly-anticipated debut on the retail scene this year. The new e-commerce site, founded by Diapers.com veteran Marc Lore, is among the most well-funded start-ups in history and has a real-time pricing model that is unlike that of any other retailer.