Five Million Jobs at Risk

Five Million Jobs at Risk

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A World Economic Forum report says robots could replace 5m jobs. Former California CTO P.K. Agarwal discusses the future of automation.

Super Bowl’s Super Bill?

Super Bowl’s Super Bill?

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San Francisco Magazine’s Joe Eskenazi wonders if the NFL will regret coming to the Bay Area. And vice versa.

Pick a Side, Jack

Pick a Side, Jack

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Jack Dorsey, CEO of two companies, needs to pick just one. Commentary from Pando’s Sarah Lacy and The New York Times’ Quentin Hardy.

Vinod Khosla

Vinod Khosla

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The legendary Silicon Valley venture capitalist isn’t worried about a bubble or anything China does.

Khosla’s Big Bet on Big Data

Khosla’s Big Bet on Big Data

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The VC invests $10m to find a digital needle in a data haystack.

Ayasdi

Ayasdi

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Big data CEO Gurjeet Singh’s mathematicians can answer questions you didn’t even know you had.

Kitman Labs

Kitman Labs

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Can big data and careful measurement help college and pro sports teams prevent injury?

“The Membership Economy”

“The Membership Economy”

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Author Robbie Kellman Baxter on the benefits of the subscription model

Silicon Valley’s Roller Coaster History

Silicon Valley’s Roller Coaster History

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The modern roller coaster was born before computers.  Documentarian Kris Rowberry.

Reporter: Microsoft failed to warn victims of hack

Reporter: Microsoft failed to warn victims of

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Reuters’ Joseph Menn talks about his investigation into security breaches at the world’s largest software company

A Wall Street Debut

A Wall Street Debut

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Pure Storage’s Scott Dietzen is one of the few Silicon Valley CEO’s to take a company public this year.

The Silicon Valley Way

The Silicon Valley Way

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Can venture capitalist Naoko Okumoto convince Japanese businesses to take risks?

The Gig Economy

The Gig Economy

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Thumbtack’s Jon Lieber tries to convince Congress to take action to protect workers before the courts do.

He Hopes You Miss The Shot

He Hopes You Miss The Shot

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We delve into the economics of the half-court basketball shooting contest and find Bob Hamman behind the money.

Swiped!

Swiped!

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Author and security expert Adam Levin says even smart Silicon Valley types can get fooled by phishing.

The Future of Unicorns

The Future of Unicorns

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Which billion-dollar company could turn into a “unicorpse”?  A unicorn CEO speaks out.

Paying À La Carte in an All-You-Can-Eat World

Paying À La Carte in an All-You-Can-Eat Worl

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Metromile CEO Dan Preston offers by-the-mile car insurance for those who don’t want to pay a flat fee.

The Future of Payments

The Future of Payments

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What if you were automatically billed for everything you did during the day? PayByPhone CEO Kush Parikh

Will Adblock Break the Internet?

Will Adblock Break the Internet?

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SessionM CEO Lars Albright, an expert in mobile advertising, weighs in on ad-blocking software.

Silicon Valley finally gets a patent office.

Silicon Valley finally gets a patent office.

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US Patent and Trademark Office director John Cabeca

“100 Years” goes Viral

“100 Years” goes Viral

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Mode Media CEO Sam Arora takes us behind the scenes of a YouTube hit.

Extreme Tech Challenge

Extreme Tech Challenge

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Kym McNicholas announces 10 companies that will present at CES.  Winners go on to pitch Richard Branson on his private island.

‘The Martian’

‘The Martian’

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Andy Weir wrote a bestselling book-turned-movie about an astronaut stranded on Mars.

Andrew Mason

Andrew Mason

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The Groupon co-founder explains his unusual pivot to digital tour guide. A look at the “Detour” app.

Ron Johnson on JC Penney

Ron Johnson on JC Penney

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What happens when you take Silicon Valley passion to an aging company?  Disaster.

Tim O’Reilly

Tim O’Reilly

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How can one person have been so right about so many things? The publishing pioneer explains his “O’Reilly Radar."

Tim O’Reilly continued

Tim O’Reilly continued

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O’Reilly says even failing tech companies are important to the future of Silicon Valley.

The Video Revolution will not be Televised

The Video Revolution will not be Televised

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This week marks a first: An NFL game streams for free on the Internet.  Ooyala CEO Jay Fulcher on the future of video.

Obama’s Drone Expert

Obama’s Drone Expert

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A former presidential advisor, attorney Lisa Ellman is one of the top legal minds in high-tech aviation.

Can I Do That With My Drone?

Can I Do That With My Drone?

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Web extra: Attorney Lisa Ellman on what you can (and can’t) do with your hobby drone.

Inside AltSchool

Inside AltSchool

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Former Googler Max Ventilla grows his network of micro schools.

“The Master Algorithm”

“The Master Algorithm”

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Pedro Domingos searches for the perfect formula to create intelligent computers.

What Happened to My Credit Card?

What Happened to My Credit Card?

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Verifone CTO Alok Bhanot explains new chip technology.

W2 > 1099

W2 > 1099

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No more contractors:  Shyp CEO Kevin Gibbon makes all workers employees.

The Coming Cliff in Solar

The Coming Cliff in Solar

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Siva Power CEO Brad Mattson on the challenges expiring incentives pose for solar.

What Bubble? 

What Bubble? 

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Mike Kwatinetz was the “best stock picker on Wall Street” before he became a venture capitalist. He’s bullish on tech.

Betting on Brick and Mortar

Betting on Brick and Mortar

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Marbles expands at a rapid clip as CEO Lindsay Gaskins puts her faith in real-life stores.

Word Up

Word Up

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Lexicographer Erin McKean explains her Kickstarter campaign to add one million new words to the dictionary.

#ILOOKLIKEANENGINEER

#ILOOKLIKEANENGINEER

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Software developer Isis Anchalee ran into bizarre criticism over an ad campaign.  Her Twitter response won accolades.

Robbie Bach

Robbie Bach

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The former Xbox chief discusses gaming, Apple and civic duty.

The Subscription Economy

The Subscription Economy

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Tien Tzuo says the best customer is the one with auto billing in place.

Web Extra

Web Extra

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Robbie Bach’s greatest hit: Xbox. The Zune? Not so much.

The Future of College

The Future of College

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Coursera CEO and former Yale president Rick Levin talks about higher education in the 21st century.

Nasdaq in San Francisco

Nasdaq in San Francisco

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Nasdaq builds a massive new center in the financial district.  Nicola Corzine has been tapped to run it – but what’s it for?

A Taiwanese Outpost in Silicon Valley

A Taiwanese Outpost in Silicon Valley

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Taiwan joins a growing list of countries creating “launch pads” for entrepreneurs.

Food Fight

Food Fight

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Munchery takes on dozens of competitors in one of the hottest new industries:  delivering dinner.

Tripping.com

Tripping.com

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CEO & founder Jen O’Neal comments on the rapidly-consolidating online travel industry.

HackerOne

HackerOne

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HackerOne pays hackers to find bugs and vulnerabilities at some of the world’s biggest companies.

Ron Johnson

Ron Johnson

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Johnson is a retail giant: he made Target cool and launched the Apple Store.  He explains his next effort, Enjoy.

Unshackled

Unshackled

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Nitin Pachisa’s idea will help keep the American economy strong.

Catcher of the Rye

Catcher of the Rye

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Mark Johnson of Descartes Labs spies on grains from space to help farmers feed the world.

Employee or Contractor?

Employee or Contractor?

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The big question facing many startups.  Expert analysis from venture capitalist Hemant Taneja.

Bubba Gump Shrimp Company

Bubba Gump Shrimp Company

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Who in the world thought to turn a Tom Hanks movie into a restaurant?  Scott Barnett did.

Does airport security need humans at all?

Does airport security need humans at all?

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Security expert Lisa Dolev discusses taking humans “out of the loop” in airport security.

MüV

MüV

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A team including Silicon Valley firefighters dream up a carpooling app in their spare time – then Google steps in.

SETI Finds an Angel

SETI Finds an Angel

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The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence gets $100m from a Russian billionaire. Astronomer Seth Shostak.

Not Twice as Good as the Leading Brand…

Not Twice as Good as the Leading Brand…

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Livionex says its toothpaste is a hundred times better. Amit Goswamy tries to disrupt the dental industry.

Another Kooky San Francisco Idea

Another Kooky San Francisco Idea

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“If you don’t have enough homes, why not build new ones?” asks housing activist Sonja Trauss.

Meet Jibo

Meet Jibo

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Steve Chambers introduces us to a quirky robot for your home.

Fantasy Sports

Fantasy Sports

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Yahoo – one of the first websites to offer fantasy sports – deals with hot new startups like DraftKings.

Roadster

Roadster

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Concierge car services remove the biggest pain point of buying a car: the dealer.

The Future of Wearables

The Future of Wearables

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Johnson & Johnson’s head of innovation is a surgeon and venture capitalist.

Evernote CEO Phil Libin

Evernote CEO Phil Libin

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Libin wants to turn our favorite app into a 100-year startup.

Do You Need an Apple Watch?

Do You Need an Apple Watch?

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Bare-wristed reporters from Fortune and USA Today weigh in.

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo

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Can traditional Silicon Valley compete with flashy San Francisco?

Intel Doubles Down on Diversity

Intel Doubles Down on Diversity

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Lisa Lambert wants to level the playing field with a bulldozer full of money.

Behind the Cover Story

Behind the Cover Story

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Silicon Valley reporters talk about their magazines’ front covers.

George Zimmer

George Zimmer

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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.

Detroit vs. Silicon Valley

Detroit vs. Silicon Valley

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Elektrobit brings futuristic technology to Audi, BMW, Maserati and Ford.

Bubble? What Bubble?

Bubble? What Bubble?

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U.S. Trust’s Marc Compton bursts our theory of a tech bubble.

23andMe  

23andMe  

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CEO Anne Wojcicki comes from an accomplished Silicon Valley family.  Now she wants you to know more about yours.

Are we running out of ideas?

Are we running out of ideas?

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It’s been a long time since we’ve seen a great new idea emerge from Silicon Valley. Stanford’s Tina Seelig weighs in.

Gametime

Gametime

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Millennials are much less willing to spend money on sports tickets. What can teams do?

ROBLOX 

ROBLOX 

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How is it possible no one over age 12 has heard of this blockbuster company?

Peter Thiel

Peter Thiel

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Paypal founder and legendary venture capitalist Peter Thiel in discussion with Sarah Lacy and Laura Sydell.