Emerging Tech

President of Silicon Valley’s Y Combinator Is Funding Trump Promise-Tracker

“One of the lesson from startups is more measurement almost always leads to better decision making,” Altman says.


We Already Have a Muslim Registry. It’s Called Facebook

The U.S. government will never need to ask anyone to build Muslim registries because tech companies have already built them.

Emerging Tech

Truckers Think Automation Won’t Take Their Jobs for 40 Years. Silicon Valley Strongly Disagrees.

The disconnect about the timing for the arrival of such technology, and the political forces it may unleash, reveals a massive split in how the groups believe the transport industry will evolve.

CIO Briefing

In Silicon Valley, Savvy Founders Are Networking All Around Town by Driving for Uber and Lyft

As more companies crowd into San Francisco and Silicon Valley, and the road from to idea to venture financing gets harder, the startup hustle is getting even more challenging.

Emerging Tech

We May Finally Make Our Homes Smart by Listening to the Flow of Their Electricity

Every appliance speaks a secret language. Now we know what they’re saying.


It Will Soon Be Legal to Hack Your Tesla (And Every Other Car) in the US

The modern automobile, say cybersecurity experts, is not a car with a computer in it. It’s a computer with four wheels and a motor.

CIO Briefing

Silicon Valley May Finally Get Special Approval for Foreign Founders to Enter the US

The hardest part of building a startup for many is just arriving in the United States.

CIO Briefing

The Highest Paid Workers in Silicon Valley Are Not Software Engineers

Programming isn’t the only way to climb Silicon Valley’s career ladder

Emerging Tech

Make Less Than $20 an Hour? A Robot Could Take Your Job

They promised us jetpacks. But if they arrive in the future, many of us may not be able to afford them.

CIO Briefing

Watch Out, Designers: AI Design Bots Getting Better at Building Websites

The goal isn’t to replace great artists, but to make everyone else into a pretty good one.

CIO Briefing

Watching Plants Grow Is One of the Most Exciting Things in Technology

“Agriculture is all about complex judgments on the part of the farmer that are oftentimes stewed down to simple rules of thumb."

CIO Briefing

Want to Work in Silicon Valley? Move to Seattle

The city boasts one of the densest concentration of software developers in the country.