Tag Archives: silicon valley

TikTok’s fate was shaped by a ‘knockdown, drag-out’ Oval Office brawl 

Trump advisers Mnuchin and Navarro fought bitterly over TikTok as Silicon Valley dealmakers tried to get closer to Trump.

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Ex-Google, Uber engineer Levandowski sentenced to 18 months in prison for stealing trade secrets 

One of Silicon Valley’s most prominent trade-secret cases in recent years came to a close Tuesday, as former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski was sentenced to 18 months in prison.

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Star Technologist Who Crossed Google Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison 

Anthony Levandowski, a onetime star Silicon Valley engineer of self-driving cars, had pleaded guilty to stealing trade secrets.

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‘After Boris Johnson’s Zoom call, all hell broke loose’: inside the world’s favourite video app 

Ten years ago, Silicon Valley had written off Zoom. Now it’s used by everyone from princes to piano teachersOn 6 January, a day after the World Heath Organization first reported a strange cluster of pneumonia-like cases in Wuhan, China, a party invitation dropped online. “Mark your calendars”, read the invite sent out by Zoom, a video-conferencing company ba […]

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Learn how to build a company that puts profits and users first, and VCs last at Disrupt SF 

Contrary to popular belief, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to success in Silicon Valley. Beyond raising traditional venture capital and beyond pursuing growth at all costs strategy, there are people in the start ecosystem that are finding success through less mainstream avenues. At TechCrunch Disrupt on September 14-18, I’ll be chatting with Conducto […]

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EBay’s Critics Faced an Extreme Case of an Old Silicon Valley Habit 

Six former employees were recently named in federal charges that were an indication of the lengths some companies will go to hit back at detractors.

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