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# silicon-valley - Friday 3 January, 2020

The government wants to make Dublin more like Boston, Barcelona and Paris
# Innovation District
# Innovation District

The government wants to make Dublin more like Boston, Barcelona and Paris

Jan 3rd 2020, 9:19 AM 79,019 Views 93 Comments

A new Trinity College campus site will serve as the centre of the ‘Grand Canal Innovation District’.

# silicon-valley - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Meet the man who wants to bring Silicon Valley nous to the Irish startup scene
# Interview
# Interview

Meet the man who wants to bring Silicon Valley nous to the Irish startup scene

Sep 26th 2019, 10:10 AM 549 Views 0 Comments

Returning home after working with Peter Thiel’s Palantir, Eoin Hayes wants to help Irish startups grow.

# silicon-valley - Sunday 3 March, 2019

'Friend of Facebook' Enda Kenny offered to lobby on company's behalf while Taoiseach, says Observer article
# GDPR
# GDPR

'Friend of Facebook' Enda Kenny offered to lobby on company's behalf while Taoiseach, says Observer article

Updated Mar 3rd 2019, 6:43 PM 43,097 Views 157 Comments

The claims were contained in a Facebook memo published by The Observer.

# silicon-valley - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Elon Musk and Tesla fined €34.4 million, Musk to step down as chairman over fraud charges
# Ouch
# Ouch

Elon Musk and Tesla fined €34.4 million, Musk to step down as chairman over fraud charges

Sep 30th 2018, 9:30 AM 22,633 Views 18 Comments

The controversial founder of the electric car manufacturer will remain as chief executive however.

# silicon-valley - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Silicon Valley looks to Africa as a new tech frontier
# Expansion
# Expansion

Silicon Valley looks to Africa as a new tech frontier

Jul 22nd 2018, 10:30 AM 12,721 Views 21 Comments

Many African governments have given the tech titans an enthusiastic welcome.

# silicon-valley - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Suspected gunwoman dead of self-inflicted wound after Youtube HQ shooting
# Silicon Valley
# Silicon Valley

Suspected gunwoman dead of self-inflicted wound after Youtube HQ shooting

Apr 3rd 2018, 11:05 PM 110,503 Views 107 Comments

Police have said at least four others have been injured in the shooting.

# silicon-valley - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Engineer sues Google for allegedly discriminating against conservative white men
# James Damore
# James Damore

Engineer sues Google for allegedly discriminating against conservative white men

Jan 9th 2018, 2:44 PM 41,043 Views 156 Comments

The complaint said some employees “were ostracised, belittled, and punished” for their views.

# silicon-valley - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Facebook confirms plans to create hundreds of jobs in Ireland next year
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

Facebook confirms plans to create hundreds of jobs in Ireland next year

Nov 2nd 2017, 9:04 PM 25,620 Views 85 Comments

The announcement was made during Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s trip to Silicon Valley.

# silicon-valley - Friday 11 August, 2017

Google cancels meeting to discuss gender and diversity due to 'safety concerns'
# Silicon Valley
# Silicon Valley

Google cancels meeting to discuss gender and diversity due to 'safety concerns'

Aug 11th 2017, 8:15 AM 15,367 Views 116 Comments

Questions being posed internally by employees, along with some of their names, began appearing on outside websites.

# silicon-valley - Monday 10 July, 2017

Facebook wants to build its own town - This is what it will look like
# Menlo Park
# Menlo Park

Facebook wants to build its own town - This is what it will look like

Jul 10th 2017, 9:03 AM 33,564 Views 54 Comments

The plan will include 15% of the housing units sold below market value.

Tottenham deny £1billion takeover from buyer backed by Facebook owner
# The Social Network
From The42
# The Social Network

Tottenham deny £1billion takeover from buyer backed by Facebook owner

Jul 10th 2017, 8:22 AM 7,449 Views 9 Comments

Spurs have issued a response to speculation that a man associated with Mark Zuckerberg is interested in owning the club.

# silicon-valley - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Emails between Google and Uber show how the tech giants became enemies
# SELF-DRIVING CARS
# SELF-DRIVING CARS

Emails between Google and Uber show how the tech giants became enemies

Jul 9th 2017, 8:30 AM 17,262 Views 1 Comment

Uber was suspicious that Google was going to launch a competing lift-sharing service.

# silicon-valley - Saturday 11 March, 2017

'There's talk of tech clusters in Ireland, but they're not deep enough. This isn't Silicon Valley'
# Silicon Docks
# Silicon Docks

'There's talk of tech clusters in Ireland, but they're not deep enough. This isn't Silicon Valley'

Mar 11th 2017, 7:15 AM 9,484 Views 9 Comments

One of Ireland’s top VCs says our tech sector is still small compared to the likes of the US.

# silicon-valley - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Irish tech executives say Trump's travel ban 'makes no sense morally or economically'
# Silicon Valley
# Silicon Valley

Irish tech executives say Trump's travel ban 'makes no sense morally or economically'

Feb 1st 2017, 9:40 AM 14,656 Views 78 Comments

Stripe and Intercom are matching public donations made to the American Civil Liberties Union.

# silicon-valley - Sunday 22 January, 2017

'I knew nothing about the taxi industry and dipping my toes in there cost me dearly'
# Insights
# Insights

'I knew nothing about the taxi industry and dipping my toes in there cost me dearly'

Jan 22nd 2017, 11:30 AM 646 Views 27 Comments

Eureka moments on Everest and hiring Sherpas has helped this businessman stay ahead.

# silicon-valley - Thursday 1 December, 2016

'Thousands of employees, very highly trained': Kenny pays tribute to Apple
# Appletax
# Appletax

'Thousands of employees, very highly trained': Kenny pays tribute to Apple

Dec 1st 2016, 7:55 AM 8,366 Views 53 Comments

The Taoiseach is on a three-day trip to the US, where he will meet business leaders including those from Apple and Facebook.

# silicon-valley - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Inside Area 404 - Facebook's heavy-duty tech lab that Zuckerberg isn't even allowed enter
# Top Secret
# Top Secret

Inside Area 404 - Facebook's heavy-duty tech lab that Zuckerberg isn't even allowed enter

Aug 7th 2016, 6:00 PM 34,412 Views 22 Comments

It’s where all Facebook’s hardware prototypes are made.

# silicon-valley - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Ireland's youngest tech billionaires are going on primetime US television
# Done Good
# Done Good

Ireland's youngest tech billionaires are going on primetime US television

Apr 30th 2016, 12:55 PM 54,097 Views 122 Comments

Stripe’s Patrick and John Collison will be on CBS 60 Minutes.

# silicon-valley - Monday 23 November, 2015

This is how young most staff are at the world's top tech companies
# Child Geniuses
# Child Geniuses

This is how young most staff are at the world's top tech companies

Nov 23rd 2015, 2:21 PM 20,010 Views 10 Comments

It’s no place for the oldies in Silicon Valley.

# silicon-valley - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Why Europe isn't creating any Googles or Facebooks
# Dislike Button
# Dislike Button

Why Europe isn't creating any Googles or Facebooks

Sep 22nd 2015, 2:18 PM 13,572 Views 20 Comments

There’s a massive gulf between the US and Europe when it comes to tech success stories.

# silicon-valley - Friday 4 September, 2015

The CEO of a billion-dollar startup who quit for his family is back working in Silicon Valley
# Still In Business
# Still In Business

The CEO of a billion-dollar startup who quit for his family is back working in Silicon Valley

Sep 4th 2015, 12:24 PM 18,961 Views 4 Comments

Max Schireson made headlines with his decision last year – but he’s making a comeback.

# silicon-valley - Sunday 30 August, 2015

A head of diversity is the new must-have position at tech companies
# Recruitment
# Recruitment

A head of diversity is the new must-have position at tech companies

Aug 30th 2015, 9:45 AM 8,808 Views 56 Comments

The spotlight and the magnifying glass have…

# silicon-valley - Monday 17 August, 2015

An Irish DIY startup just got the attention of Silicon Valley
# Nailed It
# Nailed It

An Irish DIY startup just got the attention of Silicon Valley

Aug 17th 2015, 3:07 PM 16,091 Views 1 Comment

BonzaQuote has won a place in a top startup programme.

# silicon-valley - Saturday 8 August, 2015

The most expensive homes for sale in Silicon Valley right now
# Salubrious
# Salubrious

The most expensive homes for sale in Silicon Valley right now

Aug 8th 2015, 6:00 PM 20,835 Views 14 Comments

Tech millionaires do alright for themselves.

# silicon-valley - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

One of the world's top tech companies is giving staff 'unlimited' parental leave
# Baby Steps
# Baby Steps

One of the world's top tech companies is giving staff 'unlimited' parental leave

Aug 5th 2015, 10:45 AM 17,633 Views 14 Comments

Netflix said it made the move to hold onto its best talent.

# silicon-valley - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Twitter share drop: It may be evolving, but not fast enough and nothing like Facebook
# Silicon Valley
# Silicon Valley

Twitter share drop: It may be evolving, but not fast enough and nothing like Facebook

Oct 28th 2014, 8:46 AM 5,492 Views 6 Comments

Analysts say investors want to see more rapid change at the social network.

# silicon-valley - Friday 11 July, 2014

You're not watching Silicon Valley? Why the hell not?
# Silicon Valley
From The Daily Edge
# Silicon Valley

You're not watching Silicon Valley? Why the hell not?

Jul 11th 2014, 11:30 AM 3,538 Views 9 Comments

Series comes to Sky Atlantic on July 16th.

# silicon-valley - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Enda is jetting off to sunny California to woo investors and secure jobs
# West Coast
# West Coast

Enda is jetting off to sunny California to woo investors and secure jobs

Jun 4th 2014, 6:33 AM 6,704 Views 52 Comments

The Taoiseach will be visiting several companies in both San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

# silicon-valley - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Aer Lingus targets tech companies with San Francisco route
# Taking Flight
# Taking Flight

Aer Lingus targets tech companies with San Francisco route

Apr 2nd 2014, 5:42 PM 12,206 Views 53 Comments

The new route aims to bring Irish subsidiaries closer to Silicon Valley parent companies.

# silicon-valley - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Silicon Valley has a homelessness problem...and here are the photos to prove it
# Photojournalism
# Photojournalism

Silicon Valley has a homelessness problem...and here are the photos to prove it

Mar 29th 2014, 5:30 PM 41,448 Views 86 Comments

San Francisco landlords are using a legal loophole to evict longtime residents. They served 1,977 eviction notices in the past year.

# silicon-valley - Friday 14 March, 2014

‘Well-known’ billionaire buys record-breaking €144 million life insurance policy
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

‘Well-known’ billionaire buys record-breaking €144 million life insurance policy

Mar 14th 2014, 5:45 PM 22,557 Views 15 Comments

The payout more than doubles the previous world record, sold in 1990.

# silicon-valley - Sunday 2 March, 2014

Want to live beside Zuckerberg? Here are 15 very expensive pads for sale nearby
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

Want to live beside Zuckerberg? Here are 15 very expensive pads for sale nearby

Mar 2nd 2014, 5:00 PM 27,719 Views 25 Comments

Unsurprisingly, Palo Alto dominates the list.

# silicon-valley - Monday 9 September, 2013

Tech conference forced to apologise over controversial 'tit staring' app
# Crapp
From The Daily Edge
# Crapp

Tech conference forced to apologise over controversial 'tit staring' app

Sep 9th 2013, 11:40 AM 4,636 Views 2 Comments

What a pair…

# silicon-valley - Sunday 8 September, 2013

Photos: This is what it’s like to be homeless in Silicon Valley
# California
# California

Photos: This is what it’s like to be homeless in Silicon Valley

Sep 8th 2013, 9:15 AM 23,574 Views 25 Comments

Despite being one of the richest areas in America, the number of homeless in Silicon Valley has risen by 7% over the past two years.

# silicon-valley - Sunday 31 March, 2013

Photos: One of the largest houses in America is up for sale for €29.5 million
# Property Porn
# Property Porn

Photos: One of the largest houses in America is up for sale for €29.5 million

Mar 31st 2013, 5:00 PM 38,884 Views 67 Comments

Let’s take a look around.

# silicon-valley - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Taoiseach visiting Silicon Valley, San Francisco and Seattle as US trip continues
# Westside
# Westside

Taoiseach visiting Silicon Valley, San Francisco and Seattle as US trip continues

Mar 21st 2013, 12:07 PM 4,067 Views 46 Comments

The west coast trip is part of his St Patrick’s Day programme.

# silicon-valley - Friday 8 March, 2013

VIDEO: How Google's offices looked back in 1999
# Living The Dream
From The Daily Edge
# Living The Dream

VIDEO: How Google's offices looked back in 1999

Mar 8th 2013, 4:21 PM 11,244 Views 10 Comments

Through the eyes of an 11-year-old boy.

# silicon-valley - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Feb 3rd 2013, 10:30 AM 14,806 Views 5 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# silicon-valley - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Fugitive McAfee seeks asylum in Guatemala
# McAfee
# McAfee

Fugitive McAfee seeks asylum in Guatemala

Dec 5th 2012, 11:18 AM 5,417 Views 8 Comments

McAfee, 67, has been identified as a “person of interest” in the killing of his neighbour in Belize.

# silicon-valley - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Column: Why does a tech startup succeed? Here’s the recipe…
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why does a tech startup succeed? Here’s the recipe…

May 5th 2012, 7:00 PM 399 Views 17 Comments

Did you know the most promising startup founders in the US are from Limerick? John Gleeson looks at what we can learn from them.

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