Silicon Valley

 
​Walking among unicorns
​Walking among unicorns
The City of San Francisco is not big. It is roughly 12km long, and the same wide. Data from the 2016 census tells us that it is home to about...
German court to rule on parents' access to dead daughter's Facebook
German court to rule on parents' access to dead daughter's Facebook
German judges will rule Thursday on Facebook users' "digital legacy", or the fate of their private data after they die, in a case pitting the...
Zuck and I: Facebook friends forever
Zuck and I: Facebook friends forever
Yes, it finally happened: the whole world ditched Facebook and it’s just me and Mark Zuckerberg left.
Makhura believes digital revolution could address Gauteng unemployment crisis
Makhura believes digital revolution could address Gauteng unemployment crisis
Gauteng Premier David Makhura has placed his hopes on the advent of the fourth industrial revolution to provide solutions for the province’s...
We have created a monster in the internet machine
We have created a monster in the internet machine
We were warned. The venture capitalist and Netscape founder Marc Andreessen wrote a widely read essay in 2011 titled, Why Software Is Eating the...
Chinese Chengdu aspires to become next Silicon Valley
Chinese Chengdu aspires to become next Silicon Valley
This as the government encourages more investment outside the booming coastal regions.
SA fails test of network society
SA fails test of network society
Ten years ago, world-renowned academic and activist Manuel Castells came to South Africa. It was not long after the publication of his seminal...
Steve Jobs: A genius to the end
Steve Jobs: A genius to the end
No one wanted Steve Jobs when he was born. His biological father was a young Syrian professor at the University of Wisconsin, his mother a graduate...
Young graduates struggle for Silicon Valley jobs
Young graduates struggle for Silicon Valley jobs
Young professionals and recent graduates have struggled to find work in a sliding economy, but one area -- Silicon Valley -- has been relatively...
Flickr founder's exit marks end of a web era
Flickr founder's exit marks end of a web era
It was a final flourish befitting one of Silicon Valley's more eccentric characters. Stewart Butterfield, who with his wife Caterina Fake created...
Microsoft eyes new tie-up with Yahoo!
Microsoft eyes new tie-up with Yahoo!
With Yahoo! facing pressure from a corporate raider, the internet giant has reopened discussions on a tie-up with Microsoft, but for a new deal...
CEO: Microsoft can do it without Yahoo!
CEO: Microsoft can do it without Yahoo!
Microsoft can build a competitive online advertising business without Yahoo! but it "could just take more time", CEO Steve Ballmer told the Wall...

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