Commenters Cry Foul After Popular Silicon Valley Forum Bans Politics
Hacker News, the forum run by Y Combinator, is trying out a "Political Detox Week." Commenters are crying foul.
Why Snapchat And Apple Don't Have A Fake News Problem
Being a control freak pays off. "It’s impossible for somebody to go rogue in Discover."
Stanford, The White House, And Tech Bigwigs Will Host A Summit On Poverty
The White House has partnered up with the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and Stanford to host an invite-only event focused on the ways that technology can "solve" issues like poverty, inequality, and economic immobility
Silicon Valley's Latest Innovation: Free Market Philanthropy
Treating charity like a startup means bigger bets on bolder ideas, but some bad habits, too.
Tidal Fired A New Mom Over Breast-Pumping, Lawsuit Alleges
According to a new lawsuit filed against the music streaming service, a former employee was fired the day after requesting a private room to breast-pump.
Tech Diversity Advocates: Self-Segregation Happens Offline, Too
"Genuinely how many folks sit down, break bread with someone who doesn’t look like them?"
Trump-Supporting CEO Kicked Out Of Y Combinator Startup Incubator
“I helped meme a President into office, cucks.”
GrubHub CEO Suggests That Employees Who Agree With Trump's Rhetoric Should Resign
“If you do not agree with this statement then please reply to this email with your resignation because you have no place here," CEO Matt Maloney said in an email to more than 1,000 employees.
After Trump, Soul-Searching In Silicon Valley
“Sometimes I feel like we’re just a bunch of nerds who don’t know how to play the game.”
Tech Is Freaking Out Over Trump's Victory
"Everyone I know in Silicon Valley is in shock."
Less Than 12% Of The Companies Peter Thiel's VC Fund Invested In Have A Woman Founder
BuzzFeed News estimates that since its inception in 2005, Founders Fund invested in 27 startups with at least one female co-founder.
Supporters Trust That A Trump Presidency Will Fix Just About Everything
“I think he’s going to change everything that he says he will”
Here's What Tech Leaders Think About Trump
Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and investors spoke about Trump both onstage and to BuzzFeed News at Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit in San Francisco.
At Vanity Fair’s Festival, Tech Can’t Stop Talking About Trump
Donald Trump’s popularity is prompting the tech industry to wonder whether its massive success has left some Americans behind.
Silicon Valley Confronts Its Peter Thiel Problem
Tech's high priesthood has compared Donald Trump to Hitler and Stalin. But that doesn't mean they'll stop doing business with one of his biggest backers.
Evan Rachel Wood And Thandie Newton Defend Sexual Violence In "Westworld"
“I don’t think there’s anything titillating about what we’re doing — it’s all horrific, as it should be,” Wood said of the controversial rape scenes in HBO's new sci-fi drama about the dark side of virtual reality.
Meet The Techies Trying To Create The TurboTax Of Voting
Y Combinator’s Sam Altman is back at it again with the civic engagement.
How Tech Gazillionaires Spent Their Summer On Instagram
It's always #sundayfunday in Silicon Valley.
Inside Glossier, The Beauty Startup That Reached Cult Status By Selling Less
Emily Weiss has reinvented herself from reality TV villain to patron saint of dewy skin, no-makeup makeup, and no-commerce commerce. How she got women — and investors — to buy in.
Trump Family Connection Raises Questions For Tech Investor Josh Kushner
What’s the brother of Trump’s son-in-law supposed to do?