All posts tagged "Silicon Valley"
Robert Downey Jr offers to voice Mark Zuckerberg’s digital assistant
Actor offered to lend his voice to the Facebook founders artificial intelligence-based personal assistant, which Zuckerberg calls kind of like Jarvis...LifeOctober 14, 2016
Google-funded loan startup to pay $6.3m for ‘deceptive’ practices
Experts say the LendUp case is significant for firms in the emerging online fintech sector that claim to offer a better...NewsSeptember 28, 2016
If Twitter is up for sale, what will potential suitors get for $15bn?
With Salesforce and Googles parent company Alphabet rumored to be possible buyers, an acquisition could bring fresh ideas on how to...NewsSeptember 23, 2016
Who said it: tech CEO or communist leader? Take our quiz
This week Mark Zuckerberg announced plans to advance human potential and promote equality. But hes not the only tech billionaire in...BUZZSeptember 23, 2016
Airbnb raises at least $500m in new funding at $30bn valuation
Airbnb is worth more than Hilton Hotels, but its controversial business model depends on local authorities allowing it to operate outside...NewsSeptember 22, 2016
What’s next for Apple’s 13bn tax battle?
Margrethe Vestager is on a US charm offensive, making the case about recovering alleged unpaid taxes but she has been met...SportsSeptember 21, 2016
Improved Tesla Model S among world’s fastest-accelerating cars, company says
Company announces new versions of electric car models S and X P100D with extended battery range though Elon Musk admits: It...NewsAugust 23, 2016
Tesla considering two theories that may explain fatal Model S crash
Tesla is considering whether the radar failed to detect the truck or detected it but tuned it out as a structure...SportsJuly 29, 2016
‘Largest-ever’ Silicon Valley eviction to displace hundreds of tenants
Demolition of 216-unit complex is the latest example of rising income inequality in a region home to many of the worlds...HealthJuly 7, 2016
Twitter bars spy agencies from buying bulk user data from analytics firm
Social network says it has never authorized Dataminr to sell information to US intelligence agencies, but officials say tools have been...BusinessMay 9, 2016