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Exclusive: CEO Elon Musk defends workplace, saying [we are not] just greedy capitalists who skimp on safety and declares his $50bn company overvalued When Tesla bought a decommissioned car factory in Fremont, California, Elon Musk transformed the old-fashioned, unionized plant into a much-vaunted Ford and, briefly, 500,000 cars in 2018 (a 495% increase from 2016) […]

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New details emerge in Google lawsuit that alleges former employee Anthony Levandowski plotted to steal trade secrets and take them to Uber A former Google employee secretly collaborated with competing self-driving car companies for years before allegedly stealing trade secrets and bringing the proprietary technology to Uber, according to a new court filing. Anthony Levandowski […]

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Setback is the latest sign of turmoil at Uber, which recently found itself in a separate sexual harassment firestorm and faces a major lawsuit from Google The top engineering executive at Uber has resigned, adding to the companys turmoil a week after the company found itself in an unrelated sexual harassment firestorm. Amit Singhal, whose […]

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Gurbaksh Chahal got NIN Ventures gig less than six months after he was given a year in jail for violating probation by allegedly assaulting second woman Gurbaksh Chahal, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who assaulting a second woman months after pleading guilty to the first case. His sentence is suspended pending an appeal. Announcing Chahals appointment […]

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Attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions has sought to curtail H-1B visa program that allows thousands of workers and students into US annually The main US visa program for technology workers could face renewed scrutiny under President-elect Donald Trump and his proposed attorney general, Senator Jeff Sessions, a longtime critic of the skilled-worker program. Under the […]

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Silicon Valley has enjoyed its relationship with Obama, but how will companies such as Google, Apple and Facebook fare under a Trump administration? Americas technology industry has enjoyed a close relationship with President Obamas administration since he was elected in 2008 a fact that will not be lost on president-elect Donald Trump, who pitched his […]

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Facebook board member who donated to Donald Trump after sexual misconduct allegations wrote a 1995 book that attempted to discredit date rape When Mark Zuckerberg The Diversity Myth: Multiculturalism and Political Intolerance on Campus suggests that he may sympathize more with Trump who has recently been accused of New York Times. In the book, co-authored […]

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Thiel, the mogul who helped to found PayPal and was an early investor in Facebook, brushed off concerns over his partys anti-LGBT platform Silicon Valley billionaire conservative platforms in its partys history. Thiel, the controversial mogul who helped to found PayPal and was an early investor in Facebook, to cheers said: I am proud to […]

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The billionaire investor, who has a difficult history with the sites tech branch, is paying the legal bills for the ex-wrestler in his sex-tape lawsuit, Forbes reports Billionaire Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel is secretly funding lawsuits to financially ruin journalist Nick Denton and his media empire Gawker, awarded $115m, a decision Denton is appealing. […]

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