Piercing the Silicon Valley Bubble

Piercing the Silicon Valley Bubble

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Josh Reeves of San Francisco's high tech “unicorn” Gusto hits the road to find the real America

How to Drive for Lyft without a Car

How to Drive for Lyft without a Car

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GM’s Rachel Bhattacharya heads Maven Gig – a unique car rental program

Silicon Valley’s High Tech Palaces

Silicon Valley’s High Tech Palaces

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Apple’s campus cost 5x the Sears Tower.  Google wants to double San Jose’s downtown office space.

Boring, boring, murder, boring…

Boring, boring, murder, boring…

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Screening internet videos for objectionable content is drudgery interspaced with horror. Open Access BPO founder Henry Chang

The Modern Day Suggestion Box

The Modern Day Suggestion Box

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Giving employees a high tech voice in the direction of the company. Glint CEO Jim Barnett

Former Head of Talent at LinkedIn

Former Head of Talent at LinkedIn

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Steve Cadigan hired a lot of engineers - he has advice for anyone seeking a job in Silicon Valley.  Cadigan is also the co-founder of ...

Does anyone need a $1,500 oven? Yes.

Does anyone need a $1,500 oven? Yes.

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We turn up the heat on June Intelligent Oven inventor Matt Van Horn (co-founder of Lyft).

Jane Chen may never be this successful again

Jane Chen may never be this successful again

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Jane Chen’s MBA project helped create a low cost incubator that saved hundreds of thousands of lives

The Other Hot San Francisco Industry

The Other Hot San Francisco Industry

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Fieldwire CEO Yves Frinault on San Francisco’s construction boom

Michael Acton Smith is Calm

Michael Acton Smith is Calm

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Can an app be a cult hit? Calm turns your smartphone into a guru.

White Collar Robots

White Collar Robots

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Mortgage processor Ellie Mae moves to automate the home buying process.  CEO Jonathan Corr.

Abe Ankumah

Abe Ankumah

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A startup CEO’s unexpected path from West Africa to big data.

No, Your Microwave is Not Spying on You (Yet)

No, Your Microwave is Not Spying on You (Yet)

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Cloudera director of cybersecurity Sam Heywood on the Internet of Things

$100,000 House for Sale – Family Included

$100,000 House for Sale – Family Included

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Roofstock CEO Gary Beasley can turn you into a landlord with one click.

Sue Decker

Sue Decker

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Former Yahoo president Sue Decker launches social app Raftr.

Sue Decker Part 2

Sue Decker Part 2

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Decker sits on the board of Berkshire Hathaway, Costco, Vox Media and Vail Resorts.

Automation on the Farm

Automation on the Farm

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John Deere’s Ganesh Jayaram helps feed the world with technology.

Chariot Races to Solve Your Commute

Chariot Races to Solve Your Commute

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Chariot founder Ali Vahabzadeh sells his private bus line to Ford.

A Knockout CEO

A Knockout CEO

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Legacy Republic CEO Brian Knapp on jobs, family memories and his MMA connections.

Trying to Predict 2017 (After Failing to Predict 2016)

Trying to Predict 2017 (After Failing to Pred

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Lighter Capital’s BJ Lackland joins USA Today’s Jon Swartz and The NY Times’ Quentin Hardy to prognosticate.

He’s Finally in Charge

He’s Finally in Charge

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Successful venture capitalist Bipul Sinha tries his hand at CEO for the first time.

A Problem More than Skin Deep

A Problem More than Skin Deep

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An academic study finds some Uber and Lyft drivers discriminate.  Study co-author Stephen Zoepf of Stanford.

eero vs. Google

eero vs. Google

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Nick Weaver sets out to change your Wi-Fi.  And then along comes Google.

‘Tis the Season for Stealing

‘Tis the Season for Stealing

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Forter’s Liron Damri is a fraudster’s worst enemy.

Silicon Valley is “in a Panic”

Silicon Valley is “in a Panic”

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What do President Trump’s policies mean for high tech? Straight talk from VC Hemant Taneja.

The Psychology of Wall Street

The Psychology of Wall Street

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Economists warned of a recession. We got a new record on the Dow. Behavioral finance expert Dr. Meir Statman discusses.

(Tiny) Rocketman

(Tiny) Rocketman

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SpaceX alum Jim Cantrell launches Vector Space Systems to lob small satellites into orbit.

O’Reilly on the Future of Work

O’Reilly on the Future of Work

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Big thinker Tim O’Reilly returns to Press:Here to talk about augmented reality and AI.

What Problem Are We Trying to Solve?

What Problem Are We Trying to Solve?

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The founder of O’Reilly Media previews his Next:Economy conference.

Too Many Jobs?

Too Many Jobs?

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Palo Alto mayor Pat Burt has a challenge most mayors cannot imagine.

Tom Siebel

Tom Siebel

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The longtime entrepreneur and cofounder of Siebel Systems knows where he’ll make his next billion: the Internet of Things.

Siebel on Startups

Siebel on Startups

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In the second half of our interview, the CEO of C3 IoT talks about whether the bubble is bursting.

Bruce Aust

Bruce Aust

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The Nasdaq vice chairman discusses new private markets and the dearth of IPO’s.

Apple Finds Friends in its Battle with FBI

Apple Finds Friends in its Battle with FBI

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Mozilla chief legal officer Denelle Dixon-Thayer explains tech’s amicus briefs in support of Apple.

The Three Rules of Entrepreneurial Success

The Three Rules of Entrepreneurial Success

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Rocket Lawyer CEO Charley Moore says all good startups need this magic formula.

Looking forward to a New (Old?) iPhone

Looking forward to a New (Old?) iPhone

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Troy Wolverton of the Mercury News and Jon Swartz of USA Today predict Apple’s next products.

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.

‘The Martian’

‘The Martian’

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

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.

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.

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.

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?

The Internet is Not the Answer

The Internet is Not the Answer

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Professional contrarian Andrew Keen is not so sure this “Internet thing” is a good idea.

Why Doesn’t Business Fight Back?

Why Doesn’t Business Fight Back?

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Six months after the Sony attack, businesses still seem woefully vulnerable to hackers. Elastica CEO Rehan Jalil.

Max Levchin Lands a Quarter Billion

Max Levchin Lands a Quarter Billion

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Leena Rao debriefs us on the PayPal founder’s latest venture.

Zirx

Zirx

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An app that takes all the work out of owning a car.

Sexism in Silicon Valley

Sexism in Silicon Valley

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One of the longest-serving women in venture capital says there’s progress in the boardroom.

Andy Cunningham

Andy Cunningham

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One of Steve Jobs’ closest confidantes tells a little-known story about the first time Jobs left Apple.

You Know What’s Cool? $10 Billion.

You Know What’s Cool? $10 Billion.

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Venture capitalist Jason Green says the next hot thing is startups valued at $10,000,000,000.

Inside Apple

Inside Apple

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Former designer Mark Kawano on the Apple watch, product announcements and his new startup Storehouse.

#CarryonShame

#CarryonShame

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SF Chronicle travel editor Spud Hilton uses social media to pressure airlines into cracking down on carry-ons.

Beacons

Beacons

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Macy’s, the San Francisco 49ers and Apple stores all use beacons to track customers.   How do they work, and what can they learn?

Non-Technical Founder

Non-Technical Founder

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Can a high tech founder create an app company without knowing how to code?  Bindle CEO Chris Toy.

The Future of Passwords

The Future of Passwords

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Dual authentication – your password plus a phone – can keep your data safe.  TeleSign CEO Steve Jillings.

Interviewing Stephen Hawking

Interviewing Stephen Hawking

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USA Today’s Jon Swartz chats with the world’s most famous scientist.

John Collison of Stripe

John Collison of Stripe

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Peter Thiel and Elon Musk invest heavily in Collison and his brother.   What do they see that’s worth millions?

More Exclusive Than Harvard

More Exclusive Than Harvard

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Minerva School founder Ben Nelson sheds the football team and granite columns for traditional learning.

Holiday Jingle Sales

Holiday Jingle Sales

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Ecommerce expert and Reflektion CEO Sean Moran predicts seasonal shopping on mobile.

Tea for Two Year Olds

Tea for Two Year Olds

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A mom creates a new sort of juice box and gives advice to other kitchen entrepreneurs.

Jennifer Granick

Jennifer Granick

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The director of civil liberties for the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School discusses net neutrality, privacy and the NSA.

Hour of Code

Hour of Code

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Between December 8-14, tens of thousands of teachers around the world will teach their kids computer code.  You can too.

Stop Building Dumb Apps

Stop Building Dumb Apps

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AnchorFree’s David Gorodyansky is helping oppressed people get access to information.  Why are you working on a dry-cleaning app?

About Us: Jon Swartz

About Us: Jon Swartz

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Jon Swartz, USA TODAY’s award-winning technology reporter (more)

From the archive: Larry Baer

From the archive: Larry Baer

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(March 2013) Giants CEO Larry Baer runs the finest sports organization in the world.

Motif Investing

Motif Investing

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Invest by theme: China Internet, Gas Glut or Obamacare.  CEO Hardeep Walia shows us how.

David Siminoff

David Siminoff

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Why does a billionaire want to help your kid understand The Great Gatsby?