Editor's Pick For International Women's Day, we spoke with dozens of women in the tech industry to understand the primary problems they still face, and their suggested solutions.
Vivek Wadhwa is vice president of innovation and research at Singularity University and Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University.
At the Women 2.0 “The Next Billion” conference last week, I started my talk by …
Guest Post As the use of unmanned aerial vehicles by governments increases -- even by state and city governments -- what does the future hold? Do individuals have a right to fly their own drones, too?
Guest Post For the first time in years, the Democrats and Republicans are working together to fix the immigration mess.
Guest Post Women-run startups might have trouble getting funding at present, but women are primed to lead in this new tech era.
Guest Post Companies all over the world are becoming increasingly worried about their ability to innovate and compete in the fast-changing technology world. That’s according to GE’s third annual “Global Innovation Barometer” released Jan 17.
Tablets, the quantified self movement, big data, new user interface paradigms, and the return of manufacturing jobs to the U.S. will help shape the coming year.
Guest Post Mexico’s I.T. offshoring industry ranks as #3 in Gartner’s global rankings, lagging behind only India and the Philippines, according to analyst Frances Karamouzis. Its ambition is to take second place.
Guest Post One of the most worrisome aspects of rapid advances in technology is its impact on jobs.
Guest Post When we reviewed the initial survey results, we thought something must be wrong. The Indian numbers could not have increased so dramatically.
In its second incarnation, India's $35 Aaakash tablet has finally achieved the potential to revolutionize education for millions.
Guest Post SMASH provides full funding for high-achieving, low-income high school students of color to spend time at California's top universities for five weeks during the summers after their 9th, 10th, and 11th grade years.
One of the most contentious issues in the skilled-immigrant debate is the H-1B visa, which allows qualified immigrants to work for U.S. tech companies on a temporary basis. Proponents of raising the H-1B visa cap say the nation faces a …
Guest Post When it comes to the IPO, both the Valley’s entrepreneurs and our government leaders are misguided. The IPO isn’t a profit superhighway, with on-ramps and exits for entrepreneurs thirsty for a quick profit. Rather, an IPO is like a marriage.
Attention high school graduates with dreams of becoming a doctor: That’s a bad idea. Instead, become a plumber. You’ll make more money. If you think that sounds crazy, that’s because it is. But that’s precisely the message from noted investor and Libertarian Peter Thiel, who sees education as a liability rather than an asset.
Quit your technology job. Get a Ph.D in the humanities. That’s the way to get ahead in the technology sector. That, at least, is what philosopher Damon Horowitz told a crowd of attendees at the BiblioTech Conference at Stanford University …
President Obama has been touting patents as a way to create jobs and increase U.S. competitiveness. “These are jobs and businesses of the future just waiting to be created,” he said of patent applications last September, “somewhere in that stack …
With the economy still in the doldrums, our political leaders are desperate to find ways to boost economic growth. Innovation and entrepreneurship are among the most obvious pathways to a solution. Both were the subject of a hearing held by …
Silicon Valley has led the world in innovation and entrepreneurship because of its culture of information sharing and mentoring. No other region in the world is like it. But things are changing. In my travels to countries like India, China, …
President Barack Obama reportedly asked Steve Jobs what it would take to bring iPhone manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. to which Jobs replied, “Those jobs aren’t coming back.”
The exchange, according to a Jan. 12, 2012 report in the …