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Big-Tech Tax Gap Hits $100bn As Silicon Six Plead Innocent...
The so-called Silicon Valley Six, Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Apple and Netflix have a combined "tax gap" (read shortfall) of more than US$100 billion this decade, according to a new analysis by British organisation Fair Tax Mark. The UK
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-12-05 08:37 UTC
Silicon Valley Is One of the Most Polluted Places in the Country...
Microchip manufacturers contaminated the groundwater in the 1980s. Almost 40 years later, the cleanup still isnt complete.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-24 12:46 UTC
Opting out: Some of China's '996' tech tribe quit, seek less stress...
The term 996 refers to working from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., six days a week. For some companies and employees, working 996 became a badge of honor and Silicon Valley heavyweights such as Sequoia Capital’s Mike Moritz highlighted it as a competitive advantage over the United States.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-16 16:02 UTC
A Left-Wing Journalist Mafia Now Runs Silicon Valley...
Journalists complaining about recent layoffs want you to think that their entire profession is at risk. And maybe it was, at one point. But those same journalists now receive hundreds of millions of dollars from both national governments and tech giants, special favors in the latter’s algorithms,
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-04 18:29 UTC
Two Cats Live Alone In $1,500 Silicon Valley Apartment...
In the latest example of Silicon Valley opulence, two cats are reportedly the sole occupants of a $1,500-per-month studio apartment in the San Francisco Bay Area. With the average rent for a studio apartment in the San Jose area at roughly $2,000 per month, Tina and Louise are making out relatively
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-01-14 23:44 UTC
To promote entrepreneurship, Rajasthan-govt sends 91 students to Silicon Valley...
Rajasthan government has sent 91 students under 'Student Startup Exposure Program' to Silicon Valley as part of its efforts to promote entrepreneurship in the state. As part of the two-week program, the students visited Stanford University's various departments on first day, official statement said.
By shubham400 on 2018-08-28 13:06 UTC
It’s Cringeworthy Watching The Star Of ‘Silicon Valley’ Discuss T.J. Miller...
"Silicon Valley" star Thomas Middleditch recently did an interview with Larry King, and it was brutal to watch him discuss former castmate T.J. Miller. Miller left the hit HBO show at the end of seaso
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-04 15:04 UTC
Silicon Valley's Ultimate Diversity Problem Is Ideological: New at Reason...
More tech folks call themselves libertarian than anything else. So why are they afraid to speak up at work?
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-29 18:18 UTC
Adult dorms in Silicon Valley? Maybe the millennials were right...
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Commentary: Why are hard-working adults in San Francisco living in dorm rooms? This "lazy millennial" has a theory.
By ceres on 2018-03-08 17:09 UTC
How Silicon Valley went from 'don't be evil' to doing evil...
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The tech giants now constitute the world’s five largest companies in market capitalization. Rather than idealistic newcomers, they increasingly reflect the worst of American capitalism — squashing competitors, using indentured servants, attempting to fix wages, depressing incomes, creating ever
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-04 15:38 UTC
Silicon Valley Elites Now Trying To Put Bodegas Out Of Business - Twitter Erupts...
Two former Google employees are trying to make Bodegas a thing of the past with their startup, according to Fast Company. The startup -- called Bodega -- sets up unmanned five-foot wide pantry boxes in apartments, offices, dorms or gyms. The boxes contain products that are non-perishable. The
By earlybird on 2017-09-13 19:32 UTC
There's Blood In The Water In Silicon Valley...
The new corporate leviathans that used to be seen as bright new avatars of American innovation are increasingly portrayed as sinister new centers of unaccountable power, a transformation likely to have major consequences for the industry and for American politics.

That turn has accelerated in recent
By earlybird on 2017-09-13 19:27 UTC, Edited: 2017-09-13 19:33 UTC
Startup offers $10,000 to Silicon Valley techies … who will leave Bay Area...
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High cost of peninsular leads to 'de-location' offer A startup is offering workers a hefty sign-on bonus – if they move out of the San Francisco Bay Area.…
By ceres on 2017-03-21 21:40 UTC

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