Silicon Valley

  • Does Mozilla CEO's resignation expose Silicon Valley's intolerance? 05-04-2014 12:08 PM

    San Francisco: Tech workers in Silicon Valley debated on Friday whether Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich got the comeuppance he deserved or was himself a victim of intolerance when he resigned under pressure this week amid outrage over his opposition to same-sex marriage. Some, especially a dating website that had urged...
  • Why Twitter's senior VP engineering gets paid more than the CTO, CFO, COO 14-10-2013 09:00 AM

    San Francisco: Among Twitter Inc's highest-paid executives, Christopher Fry's name stands out. The senior vice president of engineering raked in $10.3 million last year, just behind Twitter Chief Executive Dick Costolo's $11.5 million, according to Twitter's IPO documents. That is more than the pay cheques of executives such as Chief...
  • Writing is the act of interpreting real life events: Eshwar Sundaresan 20-06-2013 06:23 PM

    A techie community of around two hundred Indians stationed in Milwaukee suddenly finds itself under a siege. On a fateful Friday, a cyclonic snowstorm-Super Susan-is breaking winter records outside their windows. And beyond, somewhere in the inky darkness, a serial killer who targets immigrants is on the loose. An indiscreet...
  • Azure Power founder Inderpreet Wadhwa talks about his company's success 18-06-2013 11:46 AM

    I like many good things, this too started with a movie. It was an unsettling one though; a documentary that had created as much buzz as a Hollywood blockbuster. But unlike commercial flicks, 'An Inconvenient Truth' had forced many viewers to pause and think. It moved me, a software professional...
  • Steve Jobs resigns, Tim Cook new Apple CEO 25-08-2011 07:10 AM

    San Francisco: Silicon Valley legend Steve Jobs relinquished the reins at Apple Inc to right-hand man Tim Cook on Wednesday, after 14 years in command at a company he brought back from the brink and turned into the world's largest technology corporation. Jobs, who fought and survived a rare form...
  • Justin Timberlake: Stealth Silicon Valley angel? 01-07-2011 08:49 AM

    Los Angeles: As it turns out, Justin Timberlake's role as Napster founder Sean Parker in The Social Network was a wink and nod to the celebrity's little publicized role in driving Silicon Valley start-ups. But his involvement in the technology industry drew public notice this week with news that Timberlake,...
  • Kerala could become India's new Silicon Valley 26-06-2011 06:15 PM

    Dubai: Kerala could well become an IT hub as the advantages enjoyed by Bengaluru, the country's 'Silicon Valley', start to wear thin, said a senior IT official in Dubai. Gigo Joseph, CEO of Infopark Kochi said the congestion in India's leading IT hubs has presented Kerala with the unique opportunity...
  • Schmidt no longer Google CEO, Page takes over 21-01-2011 07:49 AM

    San Francisco: Google Inc co-founder Larry Page will take over as CEO from Eric Schmidt, a surprise that signaled Silicon Valley's most powerful Internet company was taking the offensive against fast-moving rivals like Facebook. Schmidt will step aside on April 4 and make way for Page - who created the...
  • Rains bring Bangalore to a halt; kill 17 in J&K 25-09-2010 11:24 AM

    Bangalore/Rajouri: A heavy downpour brought life to a standstill in Bangalore on Friday and claimed the lives of 17 people at Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir. Massive traffic jams and waterlogging was reported in various parts of Bangalore, which just can’t handle the heavy rains. The infrastructure is pathetic and...
  • Book Talk: Bangalore author Usha KR looks beyond IT 02-09-2010 12:27 PM

    New Delhi: For many people, the city of Bangalore, also known as Bengaluru, conjures up an image of a metropolis that plays host to the headquarters of some of the world's biggest software companies. But dubbing Bangalore 'the Silicon Valley of India' has started to irritate local residents and even...
  • A technology that moves objects with thoughts 05-02-2010 12:13 PM

    Engineers plan to revolutionise the way people work, play and live. ...
  • Indian techies hit by recession in US 18-11-2008 07:00 PM

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  • Killer of Indian American CEO arrested 16-11-2008 10:43 AM

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  • Indian techies could decide who wins California 02-02-2008 03:58 PM

    Colombo: The ICC has informed Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) that opener Upul Tharanga has failed the test for a banned substance. According to a media release issued by SLC, his urine sample had been taken on March 29 after World Cup semi-final clash against New Zealand. The ICC has said...
  • IITians started Silicon Valley boom 04-01-2007 04:19 PM

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