For Labor Day, work harder – TechCrunch

From Techcrunch Labor Day is a holiday that just doesn’t fit Silicon Valley. It’s purported purpose is to celebrate working men and women and their — our — progress toward better working... Read more »

How Silicon Valley should celebrate Labor Day – TechCrunch

From Techcrunch Ask any 25-year old engineer what Labor Day means to him or her, and you might get an answer like: it’s the surprise three-day weekend after a summer of vacationing.... Read more »

At Facebook and Twitter hearings, Congress needs to bring its A-game

From CNET Big Tech is headed to Capitol Hill again. This time around, Congress must do better than it did when questioning Zuckerberg in April. Brendan Smialowski / AFP/Getty Images Next week,... Read more »

Trump warns tech giants may be in ‘antitrust situation’

From CNET President Donald Trump has accused Silicon Valley companies of liberal bias and suppression of conservative voices. Win McNamee / Getty Images President Donald Trump is turning up the heat on... Read more »

Cryptocurrency and blockchain bring Asia funds to the forefront of U.S. tech – TechCrunch

From Techcrunch Since early 2017, there’s been a new trend in the U.S. where a number of Asian funds have been actively involved in early-stage crypto investing. Many folks in traditional tech... Read more »

Worried about a slowdown? It already happened in 2016, says one new venture study – TechCrunch

From Techcrunch In today’s market, it’s hard to make sense of what’s what. Deals have grown incestuous for the first time, with outfits like GV investing alongside Uber last week — just... Read more »

The downfall of Theranos, from the journalist who made it happen

From Ars Technica Over the last few years, the failed biomedical startup Theranos has become synonymous with some of the worst aspects of Silicon Valley. Through a combination of hubris, mendacity, and... Read more »

Facebook, Twitter are designed to be like ‘behavioural cocaine’ for users: insiders

From CNET Silicon Valley insiders told the BBC that social media sites are designed to be addictive. CNET Social media companies work hard to get us addicted to their services, Silicon Valley... Read more »

‘Eagle Cam’ is here to make your 4th of July party complete

From CNET Nothing says freedom like a bald eagle. James Devaney/Getty Images There’s nothing the U-S-of-A loves more than celebrating freedom with a freshly grilled burger, a cold beer and the 4th... Read more »

Doug Leone, the global managing partner of powerhouse Sequoia Capital, is coming to Disrupt – TechCrunch

From Techcrunch Sequoia Capital has been at the top of its game in the U.S. for decades, thanks to early investments in Google, Yahoo, LinkedIn, and PayPal, as well as, more recently,... Read more »