The story of Anne Wojcicki’s genetic testing service 23andMe is destined to become a classic in the epic tale of how libertarian, fast-paced, entrepreneurial Silicon Valley clashes with the slow grind of regulatory Washington.
Stewart Butterfield, cofounder and CEO of Slack, has had some luck with that quintessential Silicon Valley gremlin, the pivot.
Brace yourselves: The Facebook Dislike button is coming.
In another bizarre move that proves no one can predict the actions of James Franco, the actor will begin teaching film at his high school alma mater this month.
It’s a bird, it’s a plane…it’s your neighbor’s drone flying down the street. As the number of drones in the skies has increased over the last few years, so has concern about air traffic congestion and safety. Enter NASA, Google, Amazon, and, of course, the U.S. Government, whose top-clearance nerds are now working on solutions.
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These 10 women aren't just surviving in the male-dominated tech world—they are helping to steer it, thriving on the boards of some of the Bay Area's most powerful companies.
On the rooftop of the Galvanize building on Tehama Street, Alaina Percival leans forward and brushes a handful of hair over her shoulder before settling both hands back on her lap. She’s telling a story about visiting a company where male engineers used Nerf guns as a way of team building, but the team specifically mentioned that their women engineers didn’t like getting pelted by the bullets.