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#Silicon Valley

# silicon-valley - Saturday 11 March, 2017

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

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

# silicon-valley - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

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

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

# silicon-valley - Sunday 22 January, 2017

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

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

# silicon-valley - Thursday 1 December, 2016

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

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

# silicon-valley - Sunday 7 August, 2016

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

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

# silicon-valley - Saturday 30 April, 2016

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

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

# silicon-valley - Monday 23 November, 2015

From Business ETC This is how young most staff are at the world’s top tech companies Child Geniuses

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

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

# silicon-valley - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Why Europe isn’t creating any Googles or Facebooks

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

# silicon-valley - Friday 4 September, 2015

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

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

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

# silicon-valley - Sunday 30 August, 2015

From Business ETC A head of diversity is the new must-have position at tech companies Recruitment

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

The spotlight and the magnifying glass have…

# silicon-valley - Monday 17 August, 2015

From Business ETC An Irish DIY startup just got the attention of Silicon Valley Nailed It

An Irish DIY startup just got the attention of Silicon Valley

BonzaQuote has won a place in a top startup programme.

# silicon-valley - Saturday 8 August, 2015

The most expensive homes for sale in Silicon Valley right now

Tech millionaires do alright for themselves.

# silicon-valley - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

From Business ETC One of the world’s top tech companies is giving staff ‘unlimited’ parental leave Baby Steps

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

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

# silicon-valley - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

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

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

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

# silicon-valley - Friday 11 July, 2014

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

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

Series comes to Sky Atlantic on July 16th.

# silicon-valley - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

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

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

# silicon-valley - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Aer Lingus targets tech companies with San Francisco route

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

# silicon-valley - Saturday 29 March, 2014

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

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

# silicon-valley - Friday 14 March, 2014

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

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

# silicon-valley - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Want to live beside Zuckerberg? Here are 15 very expensive pads for sale nearby Property Porn This post contains images

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

Unsurprisingly, Palo Alto dominates the list.

# silicon-valley - Monday 9 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Tech conference forced to apologise over controversial ‘tit staring’ app Crapp

# silicon-valley - Sunday 8 September, 2013

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

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.

# silicon-valley - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Photos: One of the largest houses in America is up for sale for €29.5 million Property Porn This post contains images

# silicon-valley - Thursday 21 March, 2013

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

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

# silicon-valley - Friday 8 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: How Google’s offices looked back in 1999 Living The Dream This post contains videos

VIDEO: How Google’s offices looked back in 1999

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

# silicon-valley - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# silicon-valley - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Fugitive McAfee seeks asylum in Guatemala

McAfee, 67, has been identified as a “person of interest” in the killing of his neighbour in Belize.

# silicon-valley - Saturday 5 May, 2012

From Business ETC Column: Why does a tech startup succeed? Here’s the recipe… Opinion

Column: Why does a tech startup succeed? Here’s the recipe…

Did you know the most promising startup founders in the US are from Limerick? John Gleeson looks at what we can learn from them.

# silicon-valley - Friday 16 March, 2012

From Business ETC Bruton announces €60m round of venture capital funding Venture Capital

Bruton announces €60m round of venture capital funding

The minister says the aim is to bring new investment and experience to Ireland to generate employment.

# silicon-valley - Sunday 11 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# silicon-valley - Friday 24 February, 2012

Apple’s third co-founder explains why he left the company after 12 days

Ron Wayne could have been a part of history – instead, he’s a footnote. Now he’s explained why.

# silicon-valley - Friday 3 February, 2012

From Business ETC This graffiti artist was paid in stock for decorating Facebook’s first HQ IPO This post contains videos

This graffiti artist was paid in stock for decorating Facebook’s first HQ

Now he’s worth over US$200 million.

# silicon-valley - Thursday 29 December, 2011

From Business ETC Apple archive reveals why Steve Jobs chose the name ‘Apple’ Apple

Apple archive reveals why Steve Jobs chose the name ‘Apple’

In an interview, which is part of the Apple archive located in Stanford University in California, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak describe why they chose the iconic name.

# silicon-valley - Sunday 9 October, 2011

Do you know the way to San José? San José This post contains images

Do you know the way to San José?

You should do now that Dublin has been twinned with the city for the next 25 years – but what’s the big attraction?

# silicon-valley - Saturday 1 October, 2011

Column: What is the secret of Silicon Valley? And can we bring it to Ireland?

Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy travelled to tech central in the US to figure out if Ireland can recreate that ecosystem for innovation and success. Rule 1 – stop writing reports and just get doing.

# silicon-valley - Friday 23 September, 2011

From Business ETC HP replaces CEO after less than a year with former eBay chief HP

HP replaces CEO after less than a year with former eBay chief

Leo Apotheker is being removed because the board lost confidence in his ability to lead the company long-term. Ouch.

# silicon-valley - Sunday 7 August, 2011

Un-friended: Mark Zuckerberg’s sister leaves Facebook to start own firm

Elder sibling Randi Zuckerberg announced her resignation on Friday… via Twitter.

# silicon-valley - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

From Business ETC 20 Silicon Valley start-ups to watch Ones To Watch

20 Silicon Valley start-ups to watch

An instant Wikipedia page for everything you see, and a service which assigns digital lockers on the internet. They’re among the ones to watch…

# silicon-valley - Monday 28 February, 2011

From Business ETC JP Morgan in Twitter investment talks - with $4bn valuation Twitter

JP Morgan in Twitter investment talks - with $4bn valuation

An investment fund run by JP Morgan is in discussions to take a stake in the microblogging site, plumping its value further.

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