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Once Cozy With Silicon Valley, Democrats Grow Wary of Tech Giants

Advertisement WASHINGTON — In November 2016, Dipayan Ghosh was still reeling from Hillary Clinton’s defeat as he left what was supposed to be a celebration party at the Javits Convention Center in New York to attend morning meetings for his ...

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As Silicon Valley Gets ‘Crazy,’ Midwest Beckons Tech Investors

COLUMBUS, Ohio — They seem an odd couple. J. D. Vance, author of “Hillbilly Elegy,” his best-selling memoir of growing up in the postindustrial Midwest and his journey of escape. And Steve Case, the billionaire co-founder of America Online. But ...

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Education Disrupted: Inside Silicon Valley’s Playbook for Wooing School Superintendents

BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. — They call it the “Church Lane Hug.” That is how educators at Church Lane Elementary Technology, a public school here, describe the protective two-armed way they teach students to carry their school-issued laptops. Administrators at Baltimore ...

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Europe Renews Offensive on Silicon Valley With Tax Reforms

BRUSSELS — The European Union’s offensive against Silicon Valley looks as though it is likely to resume, as officials in Brussels consider a raft of proposals aimed at increasing the amount of tax paid by digital titans like Facebook and ...

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Lurid Lawsuit’s Quiet End Leaves Silicon Valley Start-Up Barely Dented

SAN FRANCISCO — At Upload, the parties never seemed to stop. The start-up began by hosting impromptu gatherings to promote virtual reality as the next big thing. It quickly became an entertainment and news hub for the VR industry, hosting ...

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Using Silicon Valley Tactics, LinkedIn’s Founder Is Working to Blunt Trump

SAN FRANCISCO — Reid Hoffman, the founder of LinkedIn and a billionaire Silicon Valley venture capitalist, has made a half-dozen or so investments in recent months with a specific aim: to counteract the influence of President Trump. The venture-style investments ...

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State of the Art: Silicon Valley’s Politics Revealed: Mostly Far Left (With a Twist)

Farhad Manjoo STATE OF THE ART Silicon Valley has long preferred to remain aloof from national politics, but the Trump era has altered that stance. In recent months, tech luminaries have repeatedly clashed with the president, criticizing his executive order ...

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Video: Apple disrupts Silicon Valley with another eye-catcher

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Apple's new home in Cupertino – the centerpiece being a $ 5 billion, four-story, 2.8 million-square-foot ring that can be seen from space. Arabian Business – videos

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To Fit Into Silicon Valley, Wear These Wool Shoes

SAN FRANCISCO — Silicon Valley goes through its own unique shoe crazes. There were Vibrams. There were Crocs. Now comes the Allbird, a knit wool loafer. In uncomfortable times, Silicon Valley has turned to a comfortable shoe. If there’s a ...

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