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Rise of the ‘Conservatarian’ Hits S.F. this Weekend

July 18, 2014 | 6:35 pm

Rise of the ‘Conservatarian’ Hits S.F. this Weekend

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Reboot seeks to mesh Silicon Valley’s brand of libertarianism with the Grand Old Party’s fiscal conservatism.

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Google: ‘Not Where We Want to Be’ on Diversity

May 29, 2014 | 9:28 am

Google: ‘Not Where We Want to Be’ on Diversity

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Search giant wins praise for disclosure, which shows the company is overwhelmingly white and male

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The Good News About Working in the Bay Area: For Many, Wages Are Very High

May 28, 2014 | 3:12 pm

The Good News About Working in the Bay Area: For Many, Wages Are Very High

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Driven by salaries in the tech sector, pay in the South Bay is 54 percent higher than the U.S. average.

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Good Reads: Disrupting Your Laundry, One Healthy Snack at a Time

May 22, 2014 | 1:34 pm

Good Reads: Disrupting Your Laundry, One Healthy Snack at a Time

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A long walk on the ‘hedonic treadmill’ of trivial Silicon Valley innovation and customer expectations.

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Google Aside, Most Silicon Valley Companies Not Releasing Diversity Stats

May 20, 2014 | 12:46 pm

Google Aside, Most Silicon Valley Companies Not Releasing Diversity Stats

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Google makes news by releasing data on its workforce demographics. Few tech firms follow suit.

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Indian Expats in Silicon Valley Campaign to End Corruption at Home

May 13, 2014 | 7:00 am

Indian Expats in Silicon Valley Campaign to End Corruption at Home

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Volunteers gather to make last-minute phone calls to voters on behalf of clean-government party.

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Best Silicon Valley Satires

April 7, 2014 | 8:00 am

Best Silicon Valley Satires

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Check out some of the best Silicon Valley spoofs, satires and takedowns.

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Silicon Valley Spends Big Bucks Lobbying in Washington, D.C.

April 2, 2014 | 5:00 am

Silicon Valley Spends Big Bucks Lobbying in Washington, D.C.

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Big Tech is fourth now, right behind Big Health, Big Insurance, and Big Oil and Gas.

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Apple’s Latest Suit Against Samsung May Target Google

March 31, 2014 | 2:32 pm

Apple’s Latest Suit Against Samsung May Target Google

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The trial in Silicon Valley marks the latest round in a long-running series of lawsuits between the two tech giants that underscore a much larger concern about what is allowed to be patented.

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Silicon Valley Companies Embrace Bird-Friendly Building Designs

March 25, 2014 | 8:00 am

Silicon Valley Companies Embrace Bird-Friendly Building Designs

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Facebook, Apple, Intuit and Google plant trees, pathways and habitats for birds at their headquarters.

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