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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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A split within a split: the Catalan valley sticking with Spain

VIELHA, Spain (Reuters) – If Catalonia declares independence from Spain this week, one community in the region’s mountainous north might declare independence from Catalonia.  Most people in the picturesque Aran Valley – a semi-autonomous community nestled among the Pyrenees – want to stay with ...

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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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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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The Shift: The Alt-Right Finds a New Enemy in Silicon Valley

By KEVIN ROOSE When James Damore, a Google engineer, was fired this week for writing a 10-page manifesto spelling out his grievances with the company’s progressive values and positing that biological differences explained the tech industry’s gender gap, it might ...

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