Millions of Americans have taken to the streets from New York to Los Angeles and everywhere in between as the Women's Marches on Washington is estimated to be the biggest one-day protest in US history. UConn professor Jeremy Pressman is keeping a running total of crowd estimates across the United States in a Google document.
A key ingredient of Techstars accelerator programs is our experienced and engaged mentor community. Mentors embrace the Techstars "Give First" philosophy by offering founders their time, advice, and connections. We treat mentorship seriously - you can read about it in our Mentor Manifesto and my blog series on the mentor manifesto.
Accel, the VC firm that has been involved some of the biggest deals in the most recent tech boom - startups backed include Facebook, Supercell, Dropbox, Deliveroo, Slack and Atlassian, Spotify, Flipkart and many more - has appointed a new partner, Luciana Lixandru.
Back in 2014, when it was clear that Congress was not going to pass bipartisan immigration reform, President Obama vowed to take whatever steps he could, short of legislation, to advance his immigration agenda, including making it easier for foreign entrepreneurs to work in the U.S.
Alphabet Inc.'s Google runs the world's largest advertising business, selling space atop its search results. Google is also among the biggest buyers of those ads, promoting products from its music service to its app store. These days, Google often pushes its growing list of hardware products, from Pixel phones to Nest smart thermostats, in the top ad spot above its search results.
Etsy COO Linda Kozlowski knows an operations leader is critical to the success of a company. Here, she sheds light on the most mysterious role in the C-suite - and how startups can hire and empower the right COO for their company.
Tesla's driver-assistance features, known collectively as Autopilot, have been vindicated. The U.S. Department of Transportation closed its investigation into a May 7 collision with a tractor trailer that killed a driver using Autopilot. The agency found no indication of a safety problem with the feature.
In the midst of highly publicized steps to dismantle insurance coverage for 32 million people and defund women's healthcare facilities, Republican lawmakers have quietly laid the foundation to give away Americans' birthright: 640m acres of national land.
The quick answer is sometimes - and always with eyes wide open. As a serial founder who devolved into a venture capitalist five years ago, I've wrestled with this question. In fact I've struggled with it my full 20 years in tech.
A few months ago, I took a leave of absence from Google to do a stint with the US Digital Service. A lot of people know about the US Digital Service because they helped rescue the healthcare.gov website.
Mr. Perry, who once called for the elimination of the Energy Department, will begin the confirmation process Thursday with a hearing before the Senate Energy Committee. If approved by the Senate, he will take over from a secretary, Ernest J.
When you're working with your team in Slack, discussions can move quickly and cover a lot of ground. They evolve - and branch off - as people share insights, ask questions, and introduce new topics (or resurface old ones), which may not involve everyone in a channel.
Fabric has grown to reach 2.5 billion active mobile devices, and Fabric's Crashlytics and Answers kits were recently recognized as the #1 SDKs for app stability and analytics. We are incredibly proud of the products we have built and grateful to this community of more than 580K passionate mobile developers.
Google is taking over Twitter's mobile app developer platform Fabric, as well as its Answers mobile app analytics, and Crashlytics crash reporting system. Twitter launched Fabric as a modular SDK in 2014 to allow developers to pick and choose different tools to improve their apps, and it now serves apps reaching 2.5 billion users built by 580,000 developers.
I stayed out of the public debate and discussion of the Gawker lawsuit because while I privately came down on the side of Gawker, the specifics of the case made me uncomfortable and I don't think it was an ideal case to determine what is free speech and what is not.