Tag: silicon valley

San Francisco Skyline Painted Ladies (Justin Sullivan / Getty)

Report: Bay Area Rises to World’s 19th Largest Economy

The Economic Institute reported this month that the Bay Area would be the 19th-largest economy in the world, if it were a country, after growing at the fifth-fastest rate of any nation since 2014.

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Robotics Engineer Compares Silicon Valley to Soviet Union

Anton Troynikov, a robotics engineer who apparently has worked in the San Francisco Bay Area, launched a series of hilarious viral tweets on Thursday comparing Silicon Valley to the former Soviet Union.

In this photo illustration the Google logo is reflected in the eye of a girl on February 3, 2008 in London, England. Financial experts continue to evaluate the recent Microsoft $44.6 billion (?22.4 billion) offer for Yahoo and the possible impact on Internet market currently dominated by Google. (Photo by …

WSJ: Google Lets App Developers Read Your Gmail

In a recently published article, the Wall Street Journal outlined how Google still allows developers to scan the Gmail accounts of its users — including having employees read unredacted emails — despite promises to stop this practice.

A picture taken in Moscow on March 22, 2018 shows an illustration picture of the Russian language version of Facebook about page featuring the face of founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. A public apology by Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, on March 22, 2018 failed to quell outrage over the hijacking …

Priorities: Facebook Will Show Even More Ads in New Places

Despite previous debates relating to privacy issues following 87 million Facebook users’ data allegedly being accessed without their direct consent, Facebook has chosen to further increase the platforms on which it displays ads to its users.

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 20: AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson and AT&T Senior Executive Vice President David R McAtee II leave after a news conference in Time Warner headquarters addressing the latest developments in the AT&T and Time Warner merger on November 20, 2017 in New York City. …

Federal Judge Approves AT&T Time Warner Merger

Judge Richard Leon’s much anticipated antitrust decision on the merger of AT&T and Time Warner is in. AT&T scored a total victory against the U.S. government.

A shakeup announced by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella pushes the onetime tech leader deeper into the internet cloud

CNBC: Microsoft Is Now More Valuable than Google

Microsoft surpassed Google in stock market value this week following several years of doubt over whether or not the original Silicon Valley giant would turn it around.