A World Economic Forum report says robots could replace 5m jobs. Former California CTO P.K. Agarwal discusses the future of automation.
San Francisco Magazine’s Joe Eskenazi wonders if the NFL will regret coming to the Bay Area. And vice versa.
Jack Dorsey, CEO of two companies, needs to pick just one. Commentary from Pando’s Sarah Lacy and The New York Times’ Quentin Hardy.
The legendary Silicon Valley venture capitalist isn’t worried about a bubble or anything China does.
The VC invests $10m to find a digital needle in a data haystack.
Big data CEO Gurjeet Singh’s mathematicians can answer questions you didn’t even know you had.
Can big data and careful measurement help college and pro sports teams prevent injury?
Author Robbie Kellman Baxter on the benefits of the subscription model
The modern roller coaster was born before computers. Documentarian Kris Rowberry.
Reuters’ Joseph Menn talks about his investigation into security breaches at the world’s largest software company
Pure Storage’s Scott Dietzen is one of the few Silicon Valley CEO’s to take a company public this year.
Can venture capitalist Naoko Okumoto convince Japanese businesses to take risks?
Thumbtack’s Jon Lieber tries to convince Congress to take action to protect workers before the courts do.
We delve into the economics of the half-court basketball shooting contest and find Bob Hamman behind the money.
Author and security expert Adam Levin says even smart Silicon Valley types can get fooled by phishing.
Which billion-dollar company could turn into a “unicorpse”? A unicorn CEO speaks out.
Metromile CEO Dan Preston offers by-the-mile car insurance for those who don’t want to pay a flat fee.
What if you were automatically billed for everything you did during the day? PayByPhone CEO Kush Parikh
SessionM CEO Lars Albright, an expert in mobile advertising, weighs in on ad-blocking software.
US Patent and Trademark Office director John Cabeca
Mode Media CEO Sam Arora takes us behind the scenes of a YouTube hit.
Kym McNicholas announces 10 companies that will present at CES. Winners go on to pitch Richard Branson on his private island.
Andy Weir wrote a bestselling book-turned-movie about an astronaut stranded on Mars.
The Groupon co-founder explains his unusual pivot to digital tour guide. A look at the “Detour” app.
What happens when you take Silicon Valley passion to an aging company? Disaster.
How can one person have been so right about so many things? The publishing pioneer explains his “O’Reilly Radar."
O’Reilly says even failing tech companies are important to the future of Silicon Valley.
This week marks a first: An NFL game streams for free on the Internet. Ooyala CEO Jay Fulcher on the future of video.
A former presidential advisor, attorney Lisa Ellman is one of the top legal minds in high-tech aviation.
Web extra: Attorney Lisa Ellman on what you can (and can’t) do with your hobby drone.
Former Googler Max Ventilla grows his network of micro schools.
Pedro Domingos searches for the perfect formula to create intelligent computers.
Verifone CTO Alok Bhanot explains new chip technology.
No more contractors: Shyp CEO Kevin Gibbon makes all workers employees.
Siva Power CEO Brad Mattson on the challenges expiring incentives pose for solar.
Mike Kwatinetz was the “best stock picker on Wall Street” before he became a venture capitalist. He’s bullish on tech.
Marbles expands at a rapid clip as CEO Lindsay Gaskins puts her faith in real-life stores.
Lexicographer Erin McKean explains her Kickstarter campaign to add one million new words to the dictionary.
Software developer Isis Anchalee ran into bizarre criticism over an ad campaign. Her Twitter response won accolades.
The former Xbox chief discusses gaming, Apple and civic duty.
Tien Tzuo says the best customer is the one with auto billing in place.
Robbie Bach’s greatest hit: Xbox. The Zune? Not so much.
Coursera CEO and former Yale president Rick Levin talks about higher education in the 21st century.
Nasdaq builds a massive new center in the financial district. Nicola Corzine has been tapped to run it – but what’s it for?
Taiwan joins a growing list of countries creating “launch pads” for entrepreneurs.
Munchery takes on dozens of competitors in one of the hottest new industries: delivering dinner.
CEO & founder Jen O’Neal comments on the rapidly-consolidating online travel industry.
HackerOne pays hackers to find bugs and vulnerabilities at some of the world’s biggest companies.
Johnson is a retail giant: he made Target cool and launched the Apple Store. He explains his next effort, Enjoy.
Nitin Pachisa’s idea will help keep the American economy strong.
Mark Johnson of Descartes Labs spies on grains from space to help farmers feed the world.
The big question facing many startups. Expert analysis from venture capitalist Hemant Taneja.
Who in the world thought to turn a Tom Hanks movie into a restaurant? Scott Barnett did.
Security expert Lisa Dolev discusses taking humans “out of the loop” in airport security.
A team including Silicon Valley firefighters dream up a carpooling app in their spare time – then Google steps in.
The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence gets $100m from a Russian billionaire. Astronomer Seth Shostak.
Livionex says its toothpaste is a hundred times better. Amit Goswamy tries to disrupt the dental industry.
“If you don’t have enough homes, why not build new ones?” asks housing activist Sonja Trauss.
Steve Chambers introduces us to a quirky robot for your home.
Yahoo – one of the first websites to offer fantasy sports – deals with hot new startups like DraftKings.
Concierge car services remove the biggest pain point of buying a car: the dealer.
Johnson & Johnson’s head of innovation is a surgeon and venture capitalist.
Libin wants to turn our favorite app into a 100-year startup.
Bare-wristed reporters from Fortune and USA Today weigh in.
Can traditional Silicon Valley compete with flashy San Francisco?
Lisa Lambert wants to level the playing field with a bulldozer full of money.
Silicon Valley reporters talk about their magazines’ front covers.
The founder of Men’s Warehouse (“you’re going to like the way you look”) starts his second act with a service tailor fit for millennials.
Elektrobit brings futuristic technology to Audi, BMW, Maserati and Ford.
U.S. Trust’s Marc Compton bursts our theory of a tech bubble.
CEO Anne Wojcicki comes from an accomplished Silicon Valley family. Now she wants you to know more about yours.
It’s been a long time since we’ve seen a great new idea emerge from Silicon Valley. Stanford’s Tina Seelig weighs in.
Millennials are much less willing to spend money on sports tickets. What can teams do?
How is it possible no one over age 12 has heard of this blockbuster company?
Paypal founder and legendary venture capitalist Peter Thiel in discussion with Sarah Lacy and Laura Sydell.