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.
The creator of Flickr launches Findery, a geotagging discovery app.
The high-profile entrepreneur at the center of the “Let PJ Stay” campaign gets a visa. But that’s not the end of the story.
Matt Dalio wants to bring an inexpensive computer to the world’s growing middle class.
The founder of Mint (sold to Intuit for $170m) is back with a new idea.
Professional contrarian Andrew Keen is not so sure this “Internet thing” is a good idea.
Six months after the Sony attack, businesses still seem woefully vulnerable to hackers. Elastica CEO Rehan Jalil.
Leena Rao debriefs us on the PayPal founder’s latest venture.
An app that takes all the work out of owning a car.
One of the longest-serving women in venture capital says there’s progress in the boardroom.
One of Steve Jobs’ closest confidantes tells a little-known story about the first time Jobs left Apple.
A wide-ranging conversation about startups, Draper University and incubators.
Draper University wants students ages 18 to 28. You’re 29? Look elsewhere.
Would Tim Draper’s “Six Californias” improve the crisis - or make it worse?
Josh Tetrick wants to change the food industry and wouldn’t sell for a billion dollars. How about $5 billion?
Interana cofounder and CEO Ann Johnson explains why big data can’t give you answers unless you ask the right questions.
Former Press:Here contributor Ben Parr returns to talk up his new book – and leaves a colorful impression.
Sentient grabs the largest-ever venture capital round for an AI company.
Rohin Dhar of Pricenomics examines the business models of the bearded ones.
Federal courts strike down the FCC’s Open Internet rules. Lawyer & author Larry Downes (“Big Bang Disruption”) weighs in.