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# silicon-valley - Friday 3 January, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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'

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'

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The spotlight and the magnifying glass have…

# silicon-valley - Monday 17 August, 2015

An Irish DIY startup just got the attention of Silicon Valley

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

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

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

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

# silicon-valley - Friday 11 July, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# silicon-valley - Sunday 2 March, 2014

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

Unsurprisingly, Palo Alto dominates the list.

# silicon-valley - Monday 9 September, 2013

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

# silicon-valley - Sunday 8 September, 2013

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

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 This post contains images

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

Let’s take a look around.

# silicon-valley - Thursday 21 March, 2013

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

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

# silicon-valley - Friday 8 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: How Google's offices looked back in 1999 Living The Dream This post contains videos

VIDEO: How Google's offices looked back in 1999

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

# silicon-valley - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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, 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…

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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