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Microsoft’s Knightscope Robots Guard Silicon Valley

Microsoft’s Knightscope Robots Guard Silicon Valley

By Alex Williams November 18, 2014

Don’t be alarmed when you’re strolling along the roads of Silicon Valley and you happen to be stalked by a cold, heartless, egg shaped machine on wheels; it’s happening. Microsoft, the multinational technology corporation, has finally decided to hire robot …

Fords Aspires to Reactive and Adaptive Automobiles Fords Aspires to Reactive and Adaptive Automobiles

Ford Motors has been doing everything they can think of to facilitate innovation and a creative spirit in the automotive community. The company has changed their outlook on design and engineering. Their latest effort to spur creative ideas comes in …

Pay Pal Co-Founder Creates A Floating City Pay Pal Co-Founder Creates A Floating City
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Blueseed co-founder and CEO Max Marty has a dream. In his dream there is a floating city of sorts 12 miles off shore from Silicon Valley in the middle of the San Francisco Bay. The project, named Blueseed, is an …

Google Wants You To Hack The Google TV Google Wants You To Hack The Google TV

Google technology thrives off of hacking. No, not that kind of hacking. The kind of hacking that unlocks the full capabilities of the device and explores new ways it can be used. The Google TV has seen a number of …

Disney Refused PIPA Talks With Silicon Valley Disney Refused PIPA Talks With Silicon Valley
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Compromise is important when it comes to bills like SOPA. Film studios and media moguls don’t seem very interested though. The Walt Disney Co. was reported to have refused calls made by Sen. Dianne Feinstein to join in a discussion …

Ford Opening New Research Lab Ford Opening New Research Lab

Ford Motor Company is opening a research lab in Silicon Valley that will be about emerging technologies just as much as it is about cars. The company announced Friday morning that it will open its first dedicated research lab on …

Skype Expands Operations in Silicon Valley
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Skype announced today that it is expanding its operations in Silicon Valley. The company has signed a lease with Stanford University for a 90,000 square foot office space in the Stanford Research Park in Palo Alto.

"Silicon Valley will add to Skype’s excellent engineering team in Estonia, Prague and Stockholm, and will also become the home of regional marketing, business development, and the Skype for Business team," says Skype CEO Josh Silverman.

Salad Days Over In The Valley
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Things aren’t looking so good in Silicon Valley these days. As the US economy adjusts to recession, funding for ventures is down, stock prices are falling, and online tabloids have to let go even their decadent Valley prostitution reporters.

High Tech Sector Sees Strong Growth

New York City has the largest amount of technology workers in the U.S. according to a new study from the American Electronics Association (AeA)

New York City led the nation with 316,500 technology jobs in 2006, according to the most current data available from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The region added 6,400 tech jobs in 2006, the second fastest growing cybercity behind Seattle, which added 7,800 jobs. The average wage was $91,500, 46 percent higher than the average private sector wage in the area.

Google, Yahoo, Apple Boost Silicon Valley Real Estate

If you’re looking to locate your business in California’s Silicon Valley and are feeling the pain of real estate prices, we know who you should blame.

Is The Valley Better For Software Startups?

I want to start out by saying that this is one of the more troubling articles that I’ve written for this blog.

Prayer of Silicon Valley

A little while ago one of my coworkers alerted me to the fact that news vans were showing up on campus. (I’m at our Mission College office right now, just a few miles away.)

Cyberspies Invade Silicon Valley

Fictional super spies like James Bond may have to retire from all the action, sizzle and international intrigue of days past if the recent trend in stealing company secrets through computer hacking in Silicon Valley continues.