All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Silicon Valley’

Silicon Valley Premieres Four Days Early on Twitch

April 12th is going to be a good day, as both Game of Thrones and Silicon Valley return to HBO’s lineup. And if you’re really impatient, you can watch the season premiere of the latter a few days early. On April 8th at 3pm EST Amazon’s live-streaming gaming platform Twitch will host a Q&A with the cast and then show …

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Silicon Valley Season 2 Gets a Great New Promo

If it were’t for Game of Thrones, April 12 would be all about Silicon Valley. For HBO, and really for anyone who loves TV, April 12 is that day we’re all waiting for, when both Game of Thrones and Silicon Valley will have their new season premieres. Last week, the internet was abuzz with the epic two-minute GoT trailer, and …

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Silicon Valley Season 2 Premieres April 12

Silicon Valley, HBO’s hilarious series about a team of tech dreamers navigating the pitfalls of living and working in the cradle of innovation, has just been given an official premiere date. Season two, which was ordered after just three episodes of season one, will air on April 12 at 10pm EST. That’s the same night as the debut of season …

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Microsoft’s Knightscope Robots Guard Silicon Valley

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 security guards that will serve to protect the streets surrounding their branch in Mountain View, California, according to GdgtArena. As …

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Magic Johnson Offers His Expertise To Improve Diversity In Silicon Valley

The lack of diversity in Silicon Valley recently made headlines as statistics on their racial and gender make-up were revealed, showing a largely white and Asian workforce. Former basketball player turned businessman Magic Johnson is now offering his expertise to companies like Google and Apple in order to help them increase their employment of African-Americans and Hispanics. Johnson is an …

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‘Silicon Valley’ Renewed by HBO for a Second Season

Good news, guys. Your favorite new HBO startup has just received a sizable investment. HBO has just announced that after just three episodes, they’ve decided to renew Mike Judge’s new comedy Silicon Valley for a second season. #SiliconValleyHBO is renewed for Season 2, & can continue to make the world a better place. @MikeJudge @realalecberg pic.twitter.com/Zg1ATtIyLl — HBO (@HBO) April …

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Watch Steve Jobs Talk About His Work Becoming Obsolete

Computer historians go through a lot of effort to make sure we don’t forget what came before us. That’s incredibly hard to do, however, as the computers and systems from the 80s and 90s are becoming increasingly harder to maintain. Steve Jobs himself said such obsolescence was just part of the job. In a new never-before-seen interview from 1994, Steve …

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Is Silicon Valley Spying On You For The Federal Government?

Everything you do on Facebook, Google or any other online service is protected, right? There are strict privacy guidelines in place that keep your data out of the hands of government or third parties. Well, that’s at least what we thought until yesterday. Say hello to PRISM – your all-in-one data mining and surveillance system that has its hands in …

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Ford Looks to App Developers and Open-Source Innovation for Futuristic Driving Experience

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 the form of a new laboratory in Silicon Valley, where collecting data on how people are using their vehicles and …

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Pay Pal Co-Founder Funds A Floating City…For Science

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 idea that it would operate as a kind of floating laboratory for entrepreneurs who can’t officially immigrate to America due …

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Google TV Gets First Ever Hackathon

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 unofficial hacks, but Google is finally hosting an official hackathon event. The Google TV blog announced a partnership with two …

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Disney Refused PIPA Talks With Silicon Valley

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 on SOPA and PIPA with members of Silicon Valley. Sen. Feinstein was attempting to broker a truce between Hollywood and …

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