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Gen Zers take on Silicon Valley establishment
Rather than reinforcing norms and kowtowing to the most prominent and outspoken venture capitalists on Twitter, Gen Z Mafia members have tried to cultivate an environment that feels inclusive and aligned with their values.
Former Wipro CEO Abidali Neemuchwala joins Dallas Venture Partners, to ramp up India investment
DVP will tap the opportunities that the burgeoning tech ecosystem is offering to overseas investors and ‘aims to bring Silicon Valley spirit from Dallas to India’.
How Netflix’s Reed Hastings conquered Hollywood with a PowerPoint presentation
Netflix’s high-performance culture was forged during a round of layoffs in 2001, just after the dot-com bubble popped. The company needed to raise money to prop up its unprofitable business and had to fire a third of its staff to stay solvent.
Y Combinator unveils 14 Indian startups in its first fully remote startup batch
Indian startups have the third-largest representation after the United States and the United Kingdom this year.
In Hyderabad, Amazon builds its largest office yet. But not everyone is happy
The retail behemoth’s desire for expansion is easy to explain. India’s e-commerce industry is still in its infancy, nearing 120 million online shoppers in 2018 out of a population of more than 1 billion.
Palantir, tech’s next big IPO, lost $580 million in 2019
Palantir has recently been the subject of sustained protests over its government contracts, particularly its work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and critics have called on the company to stop assisting the agency with deportations.
Summer of Covid marks the end of office clothes
Altogether, the malaise means that thousands of square feet dedicated to selling chinos, houndstooth jackets, pencil skirts and faux pearl necklaces are about to disappear.
How India's Silicon Valley saw its COVID-19 success come undone
Two and a half months on, Bengaluru, dubbed India's Silicon Valley for its tech firms and startups, has reported more than 110,000 cases. Where its infections in early June rose by 25 a day on average, the rate is now more than 2,500. In New Zealand, the total caseload stood at 1,339 as of Aug. 25.
How Kamala Harris forged close ties with Silicon Valley’s tech elite
Those close industry ties have coincided with a largely hands-off approach to companies that have come under increasing scrutiny from regulators and lawmakers around the world. As California’s attorney general, critics say, Harris did little to curb the power of tech giants as they gobbled up rivals and muscled into new industries.
Covid-19 impact: The Silicon Valley workplace will never be the same
Apple Inc. intends to stagger the introduction of employees back to the office, conduct temperature checks, keep people apart and create some kind of health checklist, Tim Cook, the chief executive officer, told employees in a virtual meeting last month.
Only 44 startups in Silicon Valley got funded last month
In January, 126 startups in the region raised money from investors. The number was particularly high, perhaps thanks to a light December. But that sank to 60 companies in February—about on par with February of last year.
After case against Cisco, US group gathers evidence against caste discrimination in Silicon Valley
Ambedkar King Study Circle (AKSC) in California is collecting evidence following the US State’s lawsuit against networking tech company Cisco Systems for allegedly denying professional opportunities to an unnamed engineer.
Next 10 years will be India's golden moment in key sectors, says Silicon Valley venture capitalist
"Coronavirus is sweeping the world, especially the US and India. In spite of that, the amount of investment going into India is mind-boggling," Silicon Valley's top venture capitalist, entrepreneur and philanthropist M R Rangaswami told PTI in an interview.
Data boosts euro, dollar dips before Fed's Powell speaks this week
A German business climate index rose more than expected in August as both manufacturing and services picked up steam, boosting hopes that Europe's largest economy is set for a strong recovery following the massive coronavirus pandemic shock.