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Politics test Silicon Valley's Russian ties

Entrepreneurs and investors say Silicon Valley's fast-growing financial ties with Russia's tech sector are being slowed down by current political tensions between the White House and the Kremlin.

Apr 13, 2014
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Clinton urges tech leaders to invest in training

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that if Silicon Valley executives want to persuade Congress to let them hire more high-skilled professionals from abroad, they would have a better case if they also funded ...

Apr 09, 2014
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Jesse Jackson targets tech's lack of diversity

The Rev. Jesse Jackson is bringing a strategy borrowed from the traditional civil rights era playbook to the age of social media and a booming tech industry known for its disruptive innovation.

Mar 20, 2014
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China vs Facebook: Intimate rivals

A couple of years ago I was part of a group visiting the mighty companies of Silicon Valley in California. The purpose of the trip was to understand the views of organisations such as Facebook, Apple and LinkedIn about their ...

Jan 22, 2014
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Haiti's prime minister tours Silicon Valley

From Google to Facebook to Apple, Haiti's Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe plans to spend Wednesday on a whirlwind tour through Silicon Valley's most elite tech campuses, hoping to convince some of the world's ...

Nov 20, 2013
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Retailers take on Silicon Valley

(AP)—Software engineers wearing jeans and flip flops test the latest smartphone apps. Walls and windows double as whiteboards where ideas are jotted down. And a mini basketball net is in the center of it all.

Nov 15, 2013
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Amazon fills its video cart with two new comedies

There's a new kid on the block at Culver Studios. Inside a towering soundstage, just around the corner from where such television comedies as TBS' "Cougar Town" and Showtime's "Episodes" have been filmed, ...

Nov 12, 2013
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Sloppy Silicon Valley techies find their style

The Silicon Valley has had a men's fashion problem dating back to its founders. From their inception, tech companies went out of their way to be different—and that meant no more business suits. Thus brilliant ...

Oct 07, 2013
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