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# silicon-valley - This year 2022

Judge asked to delay Theranos founder sentencing to September
# Elizabeth Holmes
# Elizabeth Holmes

Judge asked to delay Theranos founder sentencing to September

Jan 12th 2022, 8:14 AM 20,118 Views 7 Comments

Elizabeth Holmes was found guilty of defrauding investors in her blood-testing startup last week.

Blood-testing start-up CEO Elizabeth Holmes guilty of defrauding investors
# Theranos
# Theranos

Blood-testing start-up CEO Elizabeth Holmes guilty of defrauding investors

Jan 4th 2022, 6:42 AM 39,890 Views 12 Comments

The jury found her guilty of four charges, acquitted her on four charges and could not reach a verdict on three others.

# silicon-valley - Last year 2021

Opening salvos due in Theranos founder's fraud trial
# Elizabeth Holmes
# Elizabeth Holmes

Opening salvos due in Theranos founder's fraud trial

Sep 8th 2021, 10:01 AM 25,800 Views 0 Comments

Rupert Murdoch and Henry Kissinger are on a list of potential witnesses filed with the court by prosecutors.

# silicon-valley - All time

The government wants to make Dublin more like Boston, Barcelona and Paris
# Innovation District
# Innovation District

The government wants to make Dublin more like Boston, Barcelona and Paris

Jan 3rd 2020, 9:19 AM 79,097 Views 95 Comments

A new Trinity College campus site will serve as the centre of the ‘Grand Canal Innovation District’.

Meet the man who wants to bring Silicon Valley nous to the Irish startup scene
# Interview
# Interview

Meet the man who wants to bring Silicon Valley nous to the Irish startup scene

Sep 26th 2019, 10:10 AM 564 Views 0 Comments

Returning home after working with Peter Thiel’s Palantir, Eoin Hayes wants to help Irish startups grow.

'Friend of Facebook' Enda Kenny offered to lobby on company's behalf while Taoiseach, says Observer article
# GDPR
# GDPR

'Friend of Facebook' Enda Kenny offered to lobby on company's behalf while Taoiseach, says Observer article

Updated Mar 3rd 2019, 6:43 PM 43,148 Views 157 Comments

The claims were contained in a Facebook memo published by The Observer.

Elon Musk and Tesla fined €34.4 million, Musk to step down as chairman over fraud charges
# Ouch
# Ouch

Elon Musk and Tesla fined €34.4 million, Musk to step down as chairman over fraud charges

Sep 30th 2018, 9:30 AM 22,668 Views 18 Comments

The controversial founder of the electric car manufacturer will remain as chief executive however.

Silicon Valley looks to Africa as a new tech frontier
# Expansion
# Expansion

Silicon Valley looks to Africa as a new tech frontier

Jul 22nd 2018, 10:30 AM 12,765 Views 21 Comments

Many African governments have given the tech titans an enthusiastic welcome.

Suspected gunwoman dead of self-inflicted wound after Youtube HQ shooting
# Silicon Valley
# Silicon Valley

Suspected gunwoman dead of self-inflicted wound after Youtube HQ shooting

Apr 3rd 2018, 11:05 PM 110,519 Views 107 Comments

Police have said at least four others have been injured in the shooting.

Engineer sues Google for allegedly discriminating against conservative white men
# James Damore
# James Damore

Engineer sues Google for allegedly discriminating against conservative white men

Jan 9th 2018, 2:44 PM 41,067 Views 156 Comments

The complaint said some employees “were ostracised, belittled, and punished” for their views.

Facebook confirms plans to create hundreds of jobs in Ireland next year
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

Facebook confirms plans to create hundreds of jobs in Ireland next year

Nov 2nd 2017, 9:04 PM 25,639 Views 90 Comments

The announcement was made during Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s trip to Silicon Valley.

Google cancels meeting to discuss gender and diversity due to 'safety concerns'
# Silicon Valley
# Silicon Valley

Google cancels meeting to discuss gender and diversity due to 'safety concerns'

Aug 11th 2017, 8:15 AM 15,398 Views 116 Comments

Questions being posed internally by employees, along with some of their names, began appearing on outside websites.

Facebook wants to build its own town - This is what it will look like
# Menlo Park
# Menlo Park

Facebook wants to build its own town - This is what it will look like

Jul 10th 2017, 9:03 AM 33,586 Views 54 Comments

The plan will include 15% of the housing units sold below market value.

Tottenham deny £1billion takeover from buyer backed by Facebook owner
# The Social Network
From The42
# The Social Network

Tottenham deny £1billion takeover from buyer backed by Facebook owner

Jul 10th 2017, 8:22 AM 7,474 Views 9 Comments

Spurs have issued a response to speculation that a man associated with Mark Zuckerberg is interested in owning the club.

Emails between Google and Uber show how the tech giants became enemies
# SELF-DRIVING CARS
# SELF-DRIVING CARS

Emails between Google and Uber show how the tech giants became enemies

Jul 9th 2017, 8:30 AM 17,302 Views 1 Comment

Uber was suspicious that Google was going to launch a competing lift-sharing service.

'There's talk of tech clusters in Ireland, but they're not deep enough. This isn't Silicon Valley'
# Silicon Docks
# Silicon Docks

'There's talk of tech clusters in Ireland, but they're not deep enough. This isn't Silicon Valley'

Mar 11th 2017, 7:15 AM 9,516 Views 9 Comments

One of Ireland’s top VCs says our tech sector is still small compared to the likes of the US.

Irish tech executives say Trump's travel ban 'makes no sense morally or economically'
# Silicon Valley
# Silicon Valley

Irish tech executives say Trump's travel ban 'makes no sense morally or economically'

Feb 1st 2017, 9:40 AM 14,692 Views 78 Comments

Stripe and Intercom are matching public donations made to the American Civil Liberties Union.

'I knew nothing about the taxi industry and dipping my toes in there cost me dearly'
# Insights
# Insights

'I knew nothing about the taxi industry and dipping my toes in there cost me dearly'

Jan 22nd 2017, 11:30 AM 767 Views 27 Comments

Eureka moments on Everest and hiring Sherpas has helped this businessman stay ahead.

'Thousands of employees, very highly trained': Kenny pays tribute to Apple
# Appletax
# Appletax

'Thousands of employees, very highly trained': Kenny pays tribute to Apple

Dec 1st 2016, 7:55 AM 8,385 Views 53 Comments

The Taoiseach is on a three-day trip to the US, where he will meet business leaders including those from Apple and Facebook.

Inside Area 404 - Facebook's heavy-duty tech lab that Zuckerberg isn't even allowed enter
# Top Secret
# Top Secret

Inside Area 404 - Facebook's heavy-duty tech lab that Zuckerberg isn't even allowed enter

Aug 7th 2016, 6:00 PM 34,509 Views 22 Comments

It’s where all Facebook’s hardware prototypes are made.

Ireland's youngest tech billionaires are going on primetime US television
# Done Good
# Done Good

Ireland's youngest tech billionaires are going on primetime US television

Apr 30th 2016, 12:55 PM 54,223 Views 122 Comments

Stripe’s Patrick and John Collison will be on CBS 60 Minutes.

This is how young most staff are at the world's top tech companies
# Child Geniuses
# Child Geniuses

This is how young most staff are at the world's top tech companies

Nov 23rd 2015, 2:21 PM 20,054 Views 10 Comments

It’s no place for the oldies in Silicon Valley.

Why Europe isn't creating any Googles or Facebooks
# Dislike Button
# Dislike Button

Why Europe isn't creating any Googles or Facebooks

Sep 22nd 2015, 2:18 PM 13,597 Views 20 Comments

There’s a massive gulf between the US and Europe when it comes to tech success stories.

The CEO of a billion-dollar startup who quit for his family is back working in Silicon Valley
# Still In Business
# Still In Business

The CEO of a billion-dollar startup who quit for his family is back working in Silicon Valley

Sep 4th 2015, 12:24 PM 18,989 Views 4 Comments

Max Schireson made headlines with his decision last year – but he’s making a comeback.

A head of diversity is the new must-have position at tech companies
# Recruitment
# Recruitment

A head of diversity is the new must-have position at tech companies

Aug 30th 2015, 9:45 AM 8,818 Views 56 Comments

The spotlight and the magnifying glass have…

An Irish DIY startup just got the attention of Silicon Valley
# Nailed It
# Nailed It

An Irish DIY startup just got the attention of Silicon Valley

Aug 17th 2015, 3:07 PM 16,114 Views 1 Comment

BonzaQuote has won a place in a top startup programme.

The most expensive homes for sale in Silicon Valley right now
# Salubrious
# Salubrious

The most expensive homes for sale in Silicon Valley right now

Aug 8th 2015, 6:00 PM 20,910 Views 14 Comments

Tech millionaires do alright for themselves.

One of the world's top tech companies is giving staff 'unlimited' parental leave
# Baby Steps
# Baby Steps

One of the world's top tech companies is giving staff 'unlimited' parental leave

Aug 5th 2015, 10:45 AM 17,654 Views 14 Comments

Netflix said it made the move to hold onto its best talent.

Twitter share drop: It may be evolving, but not fast enough and nothing like Facebook
# Silicon Valley
# Silicon Valley

Twitter share drop: It may be evolving, but not fast enough and nothing like Facebook

Oct 28th 2014, 8:46 AM 5,510 Views 6 Comments

Analysts say investors want to see more rapid change at the social network.

You're not watching Silicon Valley? Why the hell not?
# Silicon Valley
From The Daily Edge
# Silicon Valley

You're not watching Silicon Valley? Why the hell not?

Jul 11th 2014, 11:30 AM 3,557 Views 9 Comments

Series comes to Sky Atlantic on July 16th.

Enda is jetting off to sunny California to woo investors and secure jobs
# West Coast
# West Coast

Enda is jetting off to sunny California to woo investors and secure jobs

Jun 4th 2014, 6:33 AM 6,723 Views 52 Comments

The Taoiseach will be visiting several companies in both San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

Aer Lingus targets tech companies with San Francisco route
# Taking Flight
# Taking Flight

Aer Lingus targets tech companies with San Francisco route

Apr 2nd 2014, 5:42 PM 12,230 Views 53 Comments

The new route aims to bring Irish subsidiaries closer to Silicon Valley parent companies.

Silicon Valley has a homelessness problem...and here are the photos to prove it
# Photojournalism
# Photojournalism

Silicon Valley has a homelessness problem...and here are the photos to prove it

Mar 29th 2014, 5:30 PM 41,469 Views 86 Comments

San Francisco landlords are using a legal loophole to evict longtime residents. They served 1,977 eviction notices in the past year.

‘Well-known’ billionaire buys record-breaking €144 million life insurance policy
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

‘Well-known’ billionaire buys record-breaking €144 million life insurance policy

Mar 14th 2014, 5:45 PM 22,591 Views 15 Comments

The payout more than doubles the previous world record, sold in 1990.

Want to live beside Zuckerberg? Here are 15 very expensive pads for sale nearby
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

Want to live beside Zuckerberg? Here are 15 very expensive pads for sale nearby

Mar 2nd 2014, 5:00 PM 27,740 Views 25 Comments

Unsurprisingly, Palo Alto dominates the list.

Tech conference forced to apologise over controversial 'tit staring' app
# Crapp
From The Daily Edge
# Crapp

Tech conference forced to apologise over controversial 'tit staring' app

Sep 9th 2013, 11:40 AM 4,663 Views 2 Comments

What a pair…

Photos: This is what it’s like to be homeless in Silicon Valley
# California
# California

Photos: This is what it’s like to be homeless in Silicon Valley

Sep 8th 2013, 9:15 AM 23,611 Views 25 Comments

Despite being one of the richest areas in America, the number of homeless in Silicon Valley has risen by 7% over the past two years.

Photos: One of the largest houses in America is up for sale for €29.5 million
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

Photos: One of the largest houses in America is up for sale for €29.5 million

Mar 31st 2013, 5:00 PM 38,927 Views 67 Comments

Let’s take a look around.

Taoiseach visiting Silicon Valley, San Francisco and Seattle as US trip continues
# Westside
# Westside

Taoiseach visiting Silicon Valley, San Francisco and Seattle as US trip continues

Mar 21st 2013, 12:07 PM 4,092 Views 46 Comments

The west coast trip is part of his St Patrick’s Day programme.

VIDEO: How Google's offices looked back in 1999
# Living The Dream
From The Daily Edge
# Living The Dream

VIDEO: How Google's offices looked back in 1999

Mar 8th 2013, 4:21 PM 11,272 Views 10 Comments

Through the eyes of an 11-year-old boy.

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