Silicon Valley Watcher (Guest Posts)

2019
October
07,
2019
| 08:43 PM America/Los_Angeles
RTB House is a proud sponsor of the RTB-Warsaw MIMotaurs one of nine teams competing in a unique Artificial Intelligence (AI) competition — autonomous racing drones. And for the team whose AI beats an elite human pilot — there’s fame and fortune....
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May
02,
2019
| 11:59 PM America/Los_Angeles
Stanford students threw first "Brazil at Silicon Valley" event with 700+ attendees that included many Brazilian investment icons. Insiders bet that one third of Brazil’s GDP was in the room. ...
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2016
December
02,
2016
| 03:19 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Silicon Valley firm that helped Al Gore create a movement to curb climate change introduces strategy team to help leaders spark and sustain change. Guest post by Chris Knight In 2012, Nancy Duarte and Patti Sanchez set out to write a book to help...
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2015
June
01,
2015
| 01:43 PM America/Los_Angeles
I'll be at the Startup Voodoo conference in St. Louis on June 18. Here is an interview by conference co-founder Aaron Perlut, with one of the keynote speakers: Maxine Clark, who pioneered crowd-sourcing in 1997 to build a very successful business. By...
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March
20,
2015
| 01:03 PM America/Los_Angeles
Erin Steinbrugge is COO of Crowdsource.com, where she authored the Growth Hacking 101: Rookie Template; and is a contributor to the Accelerate St. Louis startup ecosystem. Guest post by Erin SteinbruggeIf there is one area where marketers excel, it’s...
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February
26,
2015
| 03:24 PM America/Los_Angeles
A data lake...The following is a guest column from Sharmila Mulligan, CEO and founder of ClearStory Data.By Sharmila MulliganIn the late 1990s, organizations struggled to solve the problem of who gets access to more information, more applications and...
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January
17,
2015
| 08:55 PM America/Los_Angeles
Here's a guest post by Chris Knight, who recently returned from the International Consumer Electronics Show and he's convinced that Big Data needs to have some top chefs.Guest Post by Chris KnightWith billions of smart devices coming online, the vari...
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2014
July
18,
2014
| 01:44 PM America/Los_Angeles
Editor's Note: Wall Street and VC investors seek out companies selling services in the human resources (HR) sector, as compliance with new legislation grows in complexity.Guest column: By Burton Goldfield, CEO, TriNet.If you look at the HR cloud mark...
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May
23,
2014
| 10:40 AM America/Los_Angeles
By Matthew Grimshaw at InPress Media GroupMost people don't know much about the business of science publishing. When I tell friends what I do for a living there's a certain look of terror that flashes across their eyes at words such as, 'semiconducto...
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May
23,
2014
| 10:04 AM America/Los_Angeles
By Prakash Nanduri, Co-founder and CEO at Paxata and Kenny Mendes, Head of Recruiting at Box and member of Paxata Advisory BoardThe technology boom is driving a hiring frenzy, pitting giant companies like LinkedIn, Twitter and Google against small, s...
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2013
September
26,
2013
| 03:41 PM America/Los_Angeles
People at Oracle World on Wednesday watching Larry Ellison's team win the America's Cup in a spectacular finish. By Intel Free Press“America’s Cup racing is more aggressive in its use of technology, particularly in officiating, than any other sport. ...
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June
21,
2013
| 02:29 PM America/Los_Angeles
By Heddi CundleWhen you're building your business, you'll come across global corporations that may step on your toes. Here's a timely example of a recent scenario that happened to myTab. With a unique twist to gift cards, my company myTab.co has grow...
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March
01,
2013
| 12:22 PM America/Los_Angeles
Google-funded CliQr helps enterprises move any application to any cloud. Turning cloud providers into commodity services.By Gaurav Manglik, CEO CliQr TechnologiesFor many businesses the promise of cloud computing has been the ultimate paradox. What c...
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March
01,
2013
| 11:47 AM America/Los_Angeles
Here is a fascinating guest post infographic sent by Muhammad Saleem from the blog on http://www.onlinebusinessdegree.org/:...
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February
22,
2013
| 02:13 PM America/Los_Angeles
Daniel Ha  (above) is the CEO and cofounder of Disqus.By Daniel HaTo some, the idea of improving internet comments may provoke flashbacks to the war on drugs or overcoming gridlock in Washington. Some problems are too pervasive to fix, so why even bo...
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February
22,
2013
| 01:10 PM America/Los_Angeles
 Guest post by Amy Seidman - Noble ProfitJennifer Scholze, Senior Director, Sustainability Solutions Product Safety and Stewardship, explains how SAP is working with women in Ghana as part of the Ghana Shea Value Chain Initiative.SAP is using its sup...
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February
19,
2013
| 02:54 PM America/Los_Angeles
Interview with Adam Pisoni (above), co-founder of Yammer.By Intel Free Press At a time when many doubted social networking could benefit a business' bottom line, Yammer hit the scene with a service that many called "Twitter for the Enterprise."More t...
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February
15,
2013
| 09:54 AM America/Los_Angeles
Fridays is when SVW opens up to additional voices by publishing some of the guest posts that readers send to us. This week there's a coincidental theme: the hundreds of millions of women that are missing from the global online communities.It's a mass...
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February
14,
2013
| 12:59 AM America/Los_Angeles
By Intel Free PressTrina DasGupta (above) directs the GSMA mWomen organization, which operates under a cloud of disheartening data. Its research shows that there are more than 300 million women missing from the global mobile communications revolution...
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February
14,
2013
| 12:33 AM America/Los_Angeles
Guest post by Maryruth Belsey Priebe at Noble Profit.Two social entrepreneurs have recently introduced simple, yet astoundingly effective systems that can be used by women living in developing countries to collect and carry clean water. Many women an...
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February
14,
2013
| 12:29 AM America/Los_Angeles
There's millions of women missing in the online world and it's not necessarily because of poor economic resources. It's also due to cultural biases held by women themselves.Guest post infographic from Muhammad Saleem, at Consumer Media Network and th...
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February
14,
2013
| 12:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Guest Post: The marketing consultancy Social By Design is charting new territory with a novel service that allows clients to experiment with a variety of strategies before launching a large campaign. It's based on methodology developed at Stanford Un...
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February
07,
2013
| 12:46 AM America/Los_Angeles
Here is the first of regular weekly Friday posts from Amy Seidman's Noble Profit, which interviews executives at companies that are striving for a better way of building sustainable businesses.By Amy SeidmanWatch Anne Smart from Silicon Valley Leader...
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February
07,
2013
| 12:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
By Virginia HogeMy name is Virginia Olive Hoge and I am in the strange and fated position of being one of the first people who noticed that something very alarming was happening on Topix.com. Over three and a half years ago, I noticed how it was bein...
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February
07,
2013
| 12:13 AM America/Los_Angeles
Fridays is when I'll be publishing some of the guest posts people send me as part of a plan to open up SVW to additional voices. My choices won't necessarily reflect my opinions. If you'd like to participate send your article to editors@siliconvalley...
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2012
July
05,
2012
| 10:59 PM America/Los_Angeles
(Above: Capacitive touchscreens use an electrostatic field to continuously sample the screen surface for movement and relays that information to a processor that can interpret it. )I've long been curious about how touchscreens work and never got arou...
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June
15,
2012
| 11:29 AM America/Los_Angeles
Silicon Valley VC firm Emergence Capital Partners was an early investor in Salesforce.com and now works exclusively with cloud-based startups primarily focused on business customers. Gordon Ritter writes that they can learn a lot from consumer servic...
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March
28,
2012
| 09:53 PM America/Los_Angeles
Touching the screen on a tablet is different from using a laptop with a keyboard. Intel's market research shows that despite tired arms ('gorilla arms') users like to touch.By Intel Free PressTouch on vertical screens, such as laptops, has been thoug...
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March
22,
2012
| 09:49 AM America/Los_Angeles
Jeffrey Stephenson surrounded by several of his computer designs. He is a fan of the Mid-Century Modern designs depicted in the AMC television series "Mad Men" By Intel Free PressBy day, Jeffrey Stephenson works as an information technology professio...
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March
22,
2012
| 09:23 AM America/Los_Angeles
By Paul Lipman, CEO, Total DefenseAs the industry prepares for the release of Windows 8 toward the end of this year, just about every security company is wondering how they will be affected and how the general security landscape may change. Windows 8...
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