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Pelosi tech wall benefits Silicon Valley donors with government contracts  Communities Digital News

Nancy Pelosi would give up five billion for a wall in a click of her choppers if Trump would agree to an electronic wall built by California technocrats.

Communities Digital News
What is MHL Technology and How Does it Work?  Gizmo Times

The term MHL Technology stands for Mobile High-Definition Link and it is an industry standard for the interface between Mobile audio/video that creates an ...

Gizmo Times
Jack Dorsey's sneaker style is the story of Silicon Valley growing up  Mashable

At the last real day of CES (before Kanye showed up and tried to make the vacant halls of Thursday a "thing"), Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey held a public discussion ...

The Millions Silicon Valley Spends on Security for Execs  WIRED

Facebook told investors it expects to spend $10 million annually on security for CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Curbs on A.I. Exports? Silicon Valley Fears Losing Its Edge  The Indian Express

The Commerce Department is considering national security restrictions on artificial intelligence. Some worry they could stunt the industry in the U.S..

The Indian Express
Why SoftBank's Masayoshi Son is Silicon Valley's power broker  Fast Company

Billionaire Masayoshi Son–not Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, or Mark Zuckerberg–has the most audacious vision for an AI-powered utopia where machines control how ...

Fast Company
Silicon Valley’s year of reckoning  TechCrunch

Tech companies have always branded themselves as the good guys. But 2018 was the year that the long-held belief that Silicon Valley is on the right side of ...

This week's weirdest stories include cats with their own $1500-a-month apartment  Muscatine Journal

From some Silicon Valley cats with their own studio to a Nashville coyote trapped in a convention center, here's a look at the stranger side of news from across ...

Muscatine Journal
A 'Sun in a box' could store renewable energy in the form of molten silicon  create digital

While Elon Musk's massive South Australian battery is proving its worth, engineers in the US are working on a conceptual design to store renewable energy ...

create digital
DriveScale Says Composable Is the Answer to Data-Intensive Compute  SDxCentral

DriveScale founders want to solve the problem of infrastructure over-provisioning with their composable infrastructure company.

Ireland reveals Smart Community initiative in Tubbercurry  Siliconrepublic.com

The Department of Communications has launched a new Smart Community initiative as part of its digital strategy for the regions of Ireland.

A look at the PayPal Mafia’s continued impact on Silicon Valley  VentureBeat

Members of the PayPal Mafia were involved in 1005 investments into 646 companies over the period from 1995 to June 2018.

Nano-Sizing Silicon to Improve Lithium Ion Batteries  R & D Magazine

Tiny silicon particles could power lithium ion batteries with 10 times more capacity.

R & D Magazine
Did Silicon Valley do enough in 2018 to bring women into investing?  Recode

Venture capitalists spent 2018 welcoming women to the fold, but the welcome has been fitful, uneven and, scariest of all, tentative.

Trump’s AG nom wants to investigate the Justice Dept’s role in Big Tech  The Verge

President Trump's nominee for attorney general, William Barr, said at his first confirmation hearing today that he would look into whether Silicon Valley social ...

The Verge
In setback to San Pedro’s ‘Silicon Harbor’ goals, SpaceX scraps plan to build manufacturing site on Port of L.A.’s Terminal Island  The Daily Breeze

The SpaceX deal to create a manufacturing site on Terminal Island in the Port of Los Angeles is off, Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino has announced, ...

The Daily Breeze
Welcome to the abnormalization of transportation  TechCrunch

Something odd is in motion in Los Angeles. On a recent day at the office, colleagues debated the merits of the Boring Company's proposal to alleviate Dodger ...

No Tuition, but You Pay a Percentage of Your Income (if You Find a Job)  The New York Times

Income Sharing Agreements are gaining the attention of higher education and Wall Street. One early success story is getting a boost from venture capital.

The New York Times
The 'Oracle of A.I.': These 4 kinds of jobs won't be replaced by robots  CNBC

Kai-Fu Lee says that artificial intelligence is "going to change the world more than anything in the history of mankind. More than electricity."

Visualizing Job Growth in Top Tech Markets in North America  Visual Capitalist

Silicon Valley is no longer the only place to be for a career in tech. Here are the fastest growing tech markets in North America, and the up-and-comers.

Visual Capitalist
Is Silicon Motion Technology Corporation’s (NASDAQ:SIMO) P/E Ratio Really That Good?  Simply Wall St

The goal of this article is to teach you how to use price to earnings ratios (P/E ratios). To keep it practical, we'll show how Silicon Motion Technology ...

Simply Wall St
A Look at Solaris 10 6/06 – OSnews  OS News

Sun Microsystems makes new releases of Solaris about every four to six months, in many cases all the new release contains is bug fixes and some changes in ...

OS News
Waves in Saturn's rings give precise measurement of planet's rotation rate  Science Daily

Saturn's distinctive rings were observed in unprecedented detail by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, and scientists have now used those observations to probe the ...

Science Daily
Image: Space chips etched in silicon  Phys.Org

Multiple integrated circuits destined to serve as the brains of Europe's future space missions are etched together onto single pieces of silicon.

Intel's Graphics-Free CPUs Don't Come With Discounts, Higher Clock Rates  ExtremeTech

At CES earlier this month, Intel announced that it would launch a new range of high-end Core i9 CPUs, but didn't give many details on the chips. Over the last 10 ...

I Mentored Mark Zuckerberg. I Loved Facebook. But I Can't Stay Silent About What's Happening.  TIME

I am really sad about Facebook. I got involved with the company more than a decade ago and have taken great pride and joy in the company's success … until ...

Can Anyone Look Cuul Smoking a Juul?  GQ

Welcome to Signs of the Times, a semi-frequent column that interrogates trends and other things people are doing.

A Man on a Mission to Make Humanity 'Future Proof'  Fortune

Daan Roosegaarde is on a mission to make humanity “future proof.” He's not trying to save the planet; he says the planet will save itself. Humans, on the other ...

Apple launches $129 battery cases for iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR  The Verge

Apple has been rumored to be working on battery cases for its latest iPhone XR and XS models for a while, and today, seemingly out of nowhere, the company ...

The Verge
Our robotic pleasure tech won a big award. Then they took it away.  Washington Post

The CES technology show isn't the only source of double standards in the industry, either.

Washington Post
Human Brain Project: EU's shocking €1BILLION plan to grow SILICON BRAINS in a lab  Express.co.uk

A EUROPEAN UNION (EU) funded project is pioneering cutting-edge research into the human brain and is inspiring artificial intelligence breakthroughs, ...

U.S. regulators have met to discuss imposing a record-setting fine against Facebook for privacy violations  The Washington Post

The penalty is expected to be much larger than the $22.5 million fine the agency imposed on Google in 2012.

The Washington Post
Who Wants a Market Downturn? These Investors Actually Do  The New York Times

Some venture capitalists are rooting for a market dip to calm Silicon Valley's overheated start-up scene.

The New York Times
More Details on Next Generation Console's AMD-Powered Processors  Appuals

The next generation of processors from AMD is knocking on the door. We did see a glimpse of the 7nm giants AMD has to offer at CES 2019. Apart from the ...

The Apple Watch's next three health features  Fast Company

The company has hired numerous clinicians and engineers to work on health features. The big ones are not yet public.

Fast Company
In the Shadow of the CMS  The Nation.

How *content*-management systems will shape the future of media businesses big and small.

The Nation.
The Best TVs Of CES 2019: From 8K To Rollable OLED Display And Micro LED Technology  Forbes

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is probably the world's biggest show when it comes to new TV technologies: No wonder, that's how the event got its start ...

Laser-writable high-k dielectric for van der Waals nanoelectronics  Science Advances

Similar to silicon-based semiconductor devices, van der Waals heterostructures require integration with high-k oxides. Here, we demonstrate a method to embed ...

Science Advances
PW 2019: Excelitas' 1x64 Silicon APD Array for Next-Generation Lidar Systems  Novus Light Technologies Today

Excelitas Technologies Corp., a global technology leader delivering innovative, customized photonic solutions, will unveil its new 1x64 Silicon APD for use in ...

Novus Light Technologies Today
A Dark Consensus About Screens and Kids Begins to Emerge in Silicon Valley  The New York Times

SAN FRANCISCO — The people who are closest to a thing are often the most wary of it. Technologists know how phones really work, and many have decided ...

The New York Times
FPGA-making Lattice Semiconductor names AMD man as CEO  The Register

Lattice Semiconductor has hired a shiny new CEO, Jim Anderson, to plot a way forward for the silicon, reference designs and boards maker.

The Register
Galaxy S10+ Allegedly Leaked by Samsung Employee in Grainy Shot  Techweez

Device leaks, while exciting for many, are often a bummer for folks who want to enjoy an element of surprise. However, those leaks and tips have, from time to ...

1,500 jobs for Dublin as software company expands  RTE.ie

US software company Salesforce has announced a significant expansion of its Dublin operations with the addition of 1500 jobs over the next five years.

Google's $1B NYC investment shows it's looking past Silicon Valley for growth  CNN

Big Tech's expansion outside of Silicon Valley continues: Google announced Monday it will invest more than $1 billion to double its workforce in New York City.

Why China still needs Silicon Valley  CNN

Hong Kong (CNN Business) China may be in the middle of a tech battle with the United States, but that hasn't stopped some of its biggest companies from ...

Lattice Semi to buy Silicon Image for $600 million  Reuters

Connectivity chip maker Lattice Semiconductor Corp said it would buy Silicon Image Inc to gain technology that connects smartphones and tablets to TVs and ...

Sparking dialogue: childhood in a Silicon Valley mobile home  The Guardian

A new Guardian documentary shows young Geovany filming his last day in a temporary home. Plus, read about other interesting documentary releases.

The Guardian
How Silicon Valley invented the myth of the startup garage  Fast Company

To understand the enduring mythology of the Silicon Valley garage, you have to go back to the one that started it all: a converted shed in suburban Palo Alto, ...

Fast Company
Silicon Valley Nannies Are Phone Police for Kids  The New York Times

SAN FRANCISCO — Silicon Valley parents are increasingly obsessed with keeping their children away from screens. Even a little screen time can be so deeply ...

The New York Times
Protectionism could drain top talent from Silicon Valley, VC says  CNBC

Lu Zhang, founder and managing partner of venture capital firm Fusion Fund, said the the trade war between the U.S. and China is fostering an "anti-immigrant, ...

Silicon Image (SIMG) Stock Surges Today on Sale Talk  TheStreet.com

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Silicon Image (SIMG) jumped 7.12% to $6.24 on heavy trading volume after it was reported that the semiconductor company ...

Facebook Fallout Ruptures Democrats’ Longtime Alliance With Silicon Valley  The New York Times

The alliance between Democrats and Silicon Valley has buckled and bent this year amid revelations that platforms like Facebook and Twitter allowed hateful ...

The New York Times
Silicon Valley startups are still taking Saudi cash  CNN

London (CNN Business) Silicon Valley startups are still taking Saudi cash despite the intense controversy over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

California's new tech taxes could start a movement  Fast Company

Three Bay Area cities approved new taxes to help even out the income divide. They may inspire a movement across the state and country.

Fast Company
Crazy Work Hours and Lots of Cameras: Silicon Valley Goes to China  The Indian Express

A group of Silicon Valley executives went to China and discovered a parallel tech universe that can be equally impressive, alienating and dystopian.

The Indian Express
Silicon Power Enters Market of Enthusiast-Class DRAM with DDR4-4133  AnandTech

Silicon Power currently offers a broad range of products that span from memory cards to SSDs and from power banks to headphones. For several years the ...

The Cleaners documentary, life as Facebook content moderator  Fast Company

In the documentary “The Cleaners,” we meet the people who do the exhausting, ambiguous, and traumatizing work of *content* moderation.

Fast Company
Realization of color filter-free image sensors  Science Daily

A research team has succeeded in discovery of a high efficiency organic image sensor which is expected to replace silicon image sensors.

Science Daily
Inside China's Silicon Valley: From copycats to innovation  CNN

A tech hardware market in Shenzhen highlights how innovation sometimes works in China. Experts say viewing the country as just a vast manufacturing base is ...

Twenty times we got a good look at Silicon Valley's dark side  Fast Company

Companies in Silicon Valley have pioneered personal computers, smartphones, biotech, and more. But perhaps the greatest creation of technology industry ...

Fast Company
The Yoda of Silicon Valley  The New York Times

For half a century, the Stanford computer scientist Donald Knuth, who bears a slight resemblance to Yoda — albeit standing 6-foot-4 and wearing glasses — has ...

The New York Times
Silicon Valley’s Keystone Problem: ‘A Monoculture of Thought’  The New York Times

In a satirical new novel, a former Google executive identifies the technology industry's chief issue: its narrow engineering-focused bubble.

The New York Times
A Silicon Valley Start-Up Offers Hints of Alternate Lives  The New York Times

In Helen Schulman's latest novel, “Come With Me,” a California family's bonds are frayed by infidelities both virtual and actual.

The New York Times
Silicon Valley may have done 'bare minimum' to help Russia investigation, Senate Intel Committee told  CNN

The Senate Intelligence Committee has been advised that social media companies might have provided the "bare minimum" amount of data to aid the panel's ...

The government surveillance state is outsourced to Silicon Valley  Fast Company

Immigrant and privacy activists are detailing the involvement of big tech–especially Amazon–with the military, ICE, and local law enforcement.

Fast Company
Silicon Valley’s sovereign wealth problem  TechCrunch

It's time to bring out into the open the conversation about where Silicon Valley gets its money. Following recent revelations into Saudi Arabia's extensive reach ...

Scientists Envision Replacing Batteries with a Molten Silicon 'Sun in a Box'  Popular Mechanics

One of the biggest practical problems keeping renewable energy from overtaking fossil fuels is the question of how to store it. When the sun is shining, or when ...

Popular Mechanics
Sheryl Sandberg’s saintly image in Silicon Valley is unravelling  NEWS.com.au

Charismatic, personable, strong and highly successful, Sheryl Sandberg has been a shining light for women in business, in particular in the male dominated ...

Tech C.E.O.s Are in Love With Their Principal Doomsayer  The New York Times

The futurist philosopher Yuval Noah Harari worries about a lot. He worries that Silicon Valley is undermining democracy and ushering in a dystopian hellscape ...

The New York Times
Nigerian girls win Silicon Valley contest for app that spots fake drugs  CNN

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) Five months ago Jessica Osita had never used a computer, sent an email or even browsed the internet, yet she is part of a team of five ...

Silicon Valley’s Saudi Arabia Problem  The New York Times

Technology companies can no longer turn a blind eye to the human rights abuses of one of their largest investors.

The New York Times
The Digital Gap Between Rich and Poor Kids Is Not What We Expected  The New York Times

America's public schools are still promoting devices with screens — even offering digital-only preschools. The rich are banning screens from class altogether.

The New York Times
A last minute election surprise, claiming to be from Russia, causes a stir in Silicon Valley  CNN

Washington DC (CNN) As election results were rolling in Tuesday night, an obscure website, consisting of only a single page, made a remarkable claim: Russia ...

Increased Focus On Better Margins Driving More Value At Lattice Semiconductor  Seeking Alpha

Lattice made a good CEO hire (AMD's former head of Computing and Graphics) and has made it clear that margins are a significant area of focus. Lattice isn't lik.

Seeking Alpha
JPMorgan is building a fintech campus in Silicon Valley  CNN

New York (CNN Business) JPMorgan Chase is building a campus in Silicon Valley as it redoubles its focus on tech — and looks to compete more aggressively ...

Silicon Valley Takes a (Careful) Step Toward Autonomous Flying  The New York Times

A new flying ambulance *service* will use small helicopters outfitted with tech that could eventually let them fly without pilots.

The New York Times
The undertakers of Silicon Valley: how failure became big business  The Guardian

In the world of tech startups, messing up is practically a religion. This company is here to pick up the pieces.

The Guardian
Quantum computing's next leap may require old-school silicon  Fast Company

A new approach to quantum—schlepping data with light—depends upon the very readily available stuff of classical computer chips.

Fast Company
Your Gadgets' Battery Life Could Be About to Get Much Better  Popular Mechanics

Silicon anode batteries are coming, and with them, a boost in battery life for anything that uses them.

Popular Mechanics
Is Silicon Valley's giant foundation just hoarding money?  Fast Company

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation has collected billions from the tech elite. But some people complain that it's not spending enough on fixing the issues ...

Fast Company
Dara Khosrowshahi and 39 Iranians who power Silicon Valley  Fast Company

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is just one of dozens of execs and investors who've shaped the tech industry, from Airbnb to Google to Y Combinator.

Fast Company
Facebook has built an AI called Rosetta to analyze 1B+ user images a day  SiliconANGLE News

Facebook Inc.'s more than 2.2 billion users share a staggering number of images on the platform each day that the social giant needs to catalog, add to search ...

SiliconANGLE News
Burning Man's influence in Silicon Valley | Stanford News  Stanford University News

Every August, fire-breathing dancers, costumed performers and free-thinking artists gather in the Nevada desert to celebrate Burning Man, a countercultural ...

Stanford University News
Ted Cruz Takes Brave Anti-Tofu Stance, Despite Texas Being a Soybean State  Esquire.com

Ted Cruz amped up his fight against liberals like his competitor Beto O'Rourke at a rally this weekend, which apparently meant warning of the encroaching ...

EW – Production Edition – Bruker Fluorescence Microscopy, EVGGaN-on-Silicon Technology & More  ENGINEERING.com

New products from Advantest, Bruker, EVG, LPKF and Nordson.

HBO’s Silicon Valley is struggling to stay relevant  The Verge

Now in its fifth season, HBO's sitcom about the tech industry is still funny, but it isn't as relevant and cutting-edge as it used to be. As the real Silicon Valley faces ...

The Verge
Black Man’s Fatal Encounter With Police Strikes Close to Home in Silicon Valley  The New York Times

After a Bay Area black man was hit by police officers with a stun gun and died, executives at Facebook have used their influence to help spread the story.

The New York Times
The Techies Turning Kenya Into a Silicon Savannah  WIRED

People hunched over greasy computer screens, crunching data, writing code: The scenes in Janek Stroisch's photographic series Co.Ke are familiar to anyone ...

Fast-growing Matterport taps former eBay product chief to be its CEO  Silicon Valley Business Journal

Matterport Inc., the fast-growing 3D image capture startup, on Monday named R.J. Pittman, the former chief product officer at eBay Inc., as its new CEO.

Silicon Valley Business Journal
Silicon chips are reaching their limit. Here's the future  TechRadar

Main image credit: Intel. We live in a world powered by computer circuits. Modern life depends on semiconductor chips and transistors on silicon-based ...

Silicon Valley’s Saudi money crisis illustrates a decline of ‘moral leadership’ in America  Recode

Some of Silicon Valley's biggest companies are swimming in billions of dollars invested by the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman — a heavy ...

Silicon Valley Opens Checkbook Again for Semiconductors  Electronic Design

Silicon Valley's venture capital firms had largely pulled out of the semiconductor market before Google introduced the custom tensor processing unit in 2016.

Electronic Design
A Silicon Valley stylist on why tech moguls dress like college kids  Vox

For men working in the tech industry, fitting in usually means subscribing to a style aesthetic — that is, wearing the Silicon Valley uniform, which consists of a ...

Why Big Tech pays poor Kenyans to teach self-driving cars  BBC News

When Artificial Intelligence works as intended, Silicon Valley types often say it's "like magic". But it isn't magic. It's Brenda, a 26-year-old single mother who lives ...

BBC News
Silicon Valley donations to Republicans have grown faster than to Democrats since 2014  Recode

Bay Area donations to Democrats and liberal causes, however, still rose by $54 million compared to totals in 2014.

Stacy Brown-Philpot of TaskRabbit on Being a Black Woman in Silicon Valley  The New York Times

The Detroit native studied at Penn and Stanford, worked for Goldman and Google, and now runs the gig economy pioneer that Ikea acquired in 2017.

The New York Times
Silicon Valley Can’t Escape the Business of War  The New York Times

Many in the tech industry don't want to be part of the military-industrial complex. But defense work is already part of Silicon Valley's DNA.

The New York Times
Facebook's Oculus open-sources DeepFocus code for more realistic VR images  SiliconANGLE News

Facebook Inc.'s Oculus virtual reality team today open-sourced the code behind its DeepFocus software that's used to create more realistic visuals for VR ...

SiliconANGLE News
My journey from India's Silicon Valley to its 'no network' zone  CNN

Jaisalmer, India (CNN Business) We had left from Jaisalmer, a small city in the Western Indian desert state of Rajasthan, that morning. After driving past tents, ...

How and Why Silicon Valley Gets High  The New York Times

Everyone's hoping a little LSD can lead them to the next billion-dollar idea.

The New York Times

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Silicon Image is a provider of semiconductors for the mobile, consumer electronics and personal computers (PCs). It also manufactures wireless and wired connectivity products used for high-definition content. The company’s semiconductor and IP products are deployed by the electronics manufacturers in devices such as smartphones, tablets, digital televisions (DTVs), other consumer electronics, as well as desktop and notebook PCs. Silicon Image, in cooperation with other companies, has driven the creation of some global industry standards such as DVI, HDMI, MHL, and WirelessHD.Silicon Image was founded in 1995, and is traded on the NASDAQ market under the symbol SIMG. It is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, employs around 600 people worldwide and has regional engineering and sales offices in India, China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan.