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Silicon Valley’s liberal bubble has burst, and the culture war has arrived

I spent three months living in San Francisco in 2014 for a work assignment. As a New Yorker, I had the feeling I was jumping into a living cartoon, a culture more like HBO s Silicon Valley than anything steeped in reality. I was right. My main takeaway after my stint out west: The citizens of Silicon Valley Continue reading Silicon Valley s liberal bubble has burst, and the culture war has arrived
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Another Silicon Valley startup is being accused of ignoring sexual harassment

A former BetterWorks employee is suing the company and its CEO Kris Duggan over allegations of assault, sexual harassment and a hostile work environment. The complaint, first reported by Tech Crunch and filed in San Francisco Superior Court earlier this week, is the latest charge of sexual misconduct to come out of Silicon Valley in recent weeks, Continue reading Another Silicon Valley startup is being accused of ignoring sexual harassment
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The ad industry feels like Silicon Valley is killing creativity

Advertisers are grappling with having to make shorter ads for social and mobile platforms. Agency executives are worried their creativity is being squashed by Silicon Valley s push for six-second ads. Media sellers don t love these short ads either as they tend to snag lower prices. The ad industry seems to agree that it needs much shorter video ads. Continue reading The ad industry feels like Silicon Valley is killing creativity
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Silicon Valley is developing an obsession for wacky new forms of aviation

Silicon Valley is literally taking to the skies. Tech giants like Uber and billionaires such as Google s cofounders have all been in the news over the last week for backing new forms of aviation transport that could one day whiz people around cities or even across continents. Let s take a closer look at who is Continue reading Silicon Valley is developing an obsession for wacky new forms of aviation
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Silicon Valley shoppers are paying hundreds of dollars for used Louis Vuitton sneakers

Silicon Valley, land of hoodies and startup tees, isn t known for its dazzling fashion. But a leather high-top sneaker from Louis Vitton, which retailed for $745 before it went out of production, has captured the hearts and wallets of Startupland, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The Louis Vitton Damier high-top sneaker is the top-selling Continue reading Silicon Valley shoppers are paying hundreds of dollars for used Louis Vuitton sneakers
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I’m a Silicon Valley liberal, and I traveled across the country to interview 100 Trump supporters — here’s what I learned

Sam Altman runs a prestigious Silicon Valley startup incubator, Y Combinator. He did not vote for Trump. But he wanted to learn about how the rest of America thinks and feels. So he spent months traveling the country, interviewing Trump supporters. He published his findings on his personal blog, and has allowed Business Insider to Continue reading I m a Silicon Valley liberal, and I traveled across the country to interview 100 Trump supporters — here s what I learned
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Startups are shunning London’s ‘Silicon Roundabout’ in favour of new tech hubs

Fewer entrepreneurs are founding startups around London s so-called Silicon Roundabout area, according to figures obtained under the Freedom of Information Act. Silicon Roundabout, the name used to describe London s EC1V postcode that is often considered a hotbed for tech startup activity, saw new business openings fall by 70% last year, according to accountancy firm UHY Continue reading Startups are shunning London s Silicon Roundabout in favour of new tech hubs
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