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For these startups, Silicon Valley’s diversity problem brings big business

For these startups, Silicon Valley’s diversity problem brings big business

May 2, 2017


Filed under Business, Technology

SAN JOSE, Calif. — It’s one of the tech industry’s biggest embarrassments. But for a handful of startups, Silicon Valley’s lack of diversity is also a money-making machine. Capitalizing on the pressure Bay Area tech companies face to hire and promote more women and people of color, a new class o...

Competing with Silicon Valley for engineers, aerospace firms start recruitment in pre-kindergarten

Competing with Silicon Valley for engineers, aerospace firms start recruitment in pre-kindergarten

January 12, 2017


Filed under Technology

By Samantha Masunaga Los Angeles Times (TNS) LOS ANGELES — USC mechanical engineering junior Stephanie Balais developed a passion for aerospace after joining the university’s AeroDesign team and helping to construct an airplane fuselage hours before transporting the plane to a competition in Kansas. ...

Hackers Attack Jailbroken iOS Devices, Accessing 225,000 Apple Accounts

Hackers Attack Jailbroken iOS Devices, Accessing 225,000 Apple Accounts

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September 8, 2015


Filed under Technology

By Andrea Chang Los Angeles Times (TNS) Hackers have attacked jailbroken iOS devices and obtained access to more than 225,000 Apple accounts, according to a Silicon Valley network security company. Palo Alto Networks said in a blog post this week that the malware, named KeyRaider, may have affected...

Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Launch Washington Think Tank

Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Launch Washington Think Tank

March 31, 2015


Filed under National

Silicon Valley entrepreneurs launch Washington think tank By Andrea Chang Los Angeles Times (TNS) Silicon Valley is becoming more involved in Washington. On Tuesday, a number of high-profile tech entrepreneurs launched the Economic Innovation Group, an ideas laboratory and advocacy organization dedicated to buil...

TV picks for the week of April 6-12

TV picks for the week of April 6-12

April 5, 2014


Filed under Television

By Dale Roe Austin American-Statesman (MCT) Ladies and lords — sharpen your swords! “Game of Thrones” is back. Elsewhere, country artists get back pats and Gordon Ramsay revisits a psycho bakery. Here’s what caught my eye on television this week: —Sunday: “Academy of Country M...

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