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Silicon Valley startup Aeva aims to give driverless cars better vision

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 7 Months ago
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In January, with funding from Lux Capital and other venture capital firms, two former members of Apple’s Special Projects Group, Soroush Salehian and Mina Rezk, started Aeva. The company aims to improve the ability of self-driving cars to see their surroundings, according to New York Times report. Salehian and Rezk are reimagining Lidar—that is, Light […]

Google to face lawsuit over gender pay gap

  • Kirsten Loose
  • 8 Months ago
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Google is once again making headlines this week due to a familiar issue in Silicon Valley—the gender pay gap. At least 70 current and former female employees are expected to file a class-action lawsuit against the tech giant with the help of a San Francisco employment law firm, Altshuler Berzon LLP. James Finberg, the civil […]

Moon Express to Mine the Moon for Riches This Year

  • Anahit Moumjian
  • 1 year ago
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Moon Express announced on Tuesday that it had raised another $20 million in private equity financing to fund its first lunar mission. The Silicon Valley startup is the first private company in history to be granted permission to explore past the Earth’s orbit. Following consultations with the FAA, White House, State Department, and NASA, the […]

Rare Apple I Computer Found

  • Leanne Coelho
  • 3 Years ago
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Recently, a rare Apple I computer has been found. Apparently, a woman was giving away a few boxes of her old electronics for recycling in South Bay. Little did she know, the electronic junk she needed to get rid of was actually priceless. Amongst the junk computers and electronics was a vintage Apple I. The […]

Levi’s and Google Are Making Your Clothing Into Smart-Clothing

  • Priscilla Manzo​
  • 3 Years ago
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It is one thing for our accessories to go tech, but Levi Strauss & Co and Google Inc. are collaborating to make your clothing from jeans, shirts and underwear tech savvy as well. The companies are calling it Project Jacquard and it is officially being introduced to Google developers at their Friday May 29 conference. […]

Highest Paid Executive Woman is Apple’s Senior VP

  • Priscilla Manzo​
  • 3 Years ago
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Highest paid women in the U.S.  is Apple Inc.’s senior vice president of retail and online stores, Angela Ahrendts. According to Bloomberg, Ahrendts made $82.6 million in 2014 when she was working as the chief executive officer for London luxury fashion retailer Burberry Group Plc. At 54 years old she became the first women on […]

Shhh…The Secret’s Out, of Business – Secret App Shuts Down

  • Taylor Brown
  • 3 Years ago
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Shortly over a year after its launch, the Secret app is shutting down. Secret is based in the Silicon Valley, and is an anonymous sharing app where users could share their secrets without being identified. The anonymity appealed to many tech-savy users, as have similar apps like Yikyak and Whisper. According to Businesssinsider.com, the co-founders […]

‘Six Californias’ Will Be on the 2016 Ballot

  • Cho KwanLi
  • 4 Years ago
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A proposal of splitting California into six states has gotten enough signatures to be put on the November 2016 ballot, according to the “Six Californias” campaign’s announcement on Monday, July 14. #SixCalifornias will be submitting signatures in Sacramento tomorrow for placement on the November 2016 ballot. Stay tuned for coverage! — Six Californias (@SixCalifornias) July […]

She Started It: A Documentary About Young Female Founders

  • Jana Ruthberg
  • 4 Years ago
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She Started It – a documentary co-directed by Insiyah Saeed and Nora Poggi – over the course of one year, details the journeys of four young women entrepreneurs who have recently created their own successful startup companies. The message behind the film is to inspire and empower young women to delve into the world of […]