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Tesla looks to Mexico to lure engineers for California plant

Added: 28.04.2017 23:11 | 6 views | 0 comments

Tesla has been actively hiring for assembly-line jobs as it prepares to launch U.S. output of the Model 3. But finding manufacturing engineers, who are in even shorter supply than software engineers in Silicon Valley, has been a tougher challenge.


Apple's autonomous test vehicle photographed in Silicon Valley

Added: 28.04.2017 15:11 | 4 views | 0 comments

Almost two weeks after Apple secured permission to test its autonomous-car technology in California, the first images of the vehicle have been captured on Silicon Valley roads.


'Silicon Valley' Star Says 'Bachelor' Villain Corinne And Donald Trump Both Play Dirty (VIDEO)

Added: 28.04.2017 14:49 | 8 views | 0 comments

Playing dirty on "The Bachelor" is just like the 2016 Presidential campaign ... according to "Silicon Valley" star Thomas Middleditch. Turns out Middleditch is a huge 'Bachelor' fan and when we got him at LAX Thursday he told us he saw lots of...

Squeezing the juice: Girt by CNET podcast 107

Added: 28.04.2017 6:49 | 8 views | 0 comments

This week the Girt team talks Silicon Valley flight and flubs and enormous Lego Death Stars. Not a euphemism.

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Giving sci-fi tech a Farsighted 'boost' to become reality

Added: 27.04.2017 19:38 | 6 views | 0 comments

CNET's "Farsighted" crew interviews Boost VC founder Adam Draper about building the future and also reports back from Silicon Valley Comic Con.

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Technology firms and the office of the future

Added: 27.04.2017 15:46 | 6 views | 0 comments

FROM the 62nd floor of Salesforce Tower, 920 feet above the ground, San Francisco’s monuments look piddling. The Bay Bridge, Coit Tower and Palace of Fine Arts are dwarfed by the steel-and-glass headquarters that will house the software company when it is completed later this year. Subtle it is not. Salesforce plans to put on a light show every night; its new building will be visible from up to 30 miles away.
It is not the only technology company erecting a shrine to itself. Apple’s employees have just begun moving into their new headquarters in Cupertino, some 70 kilometres away, which was conceived by the firm’s late founder, Steve Jobs. The four-storey, circular building looks like the dial of an iPod (or a doughnut) and is the same size as the Pentagon. At a price tag of around $5bn, it will be the most expensive corporate headquarters ever constructed. Apple applied all its product perfectionism to it: the guidelines for the wood used inside it reportedly ran to 30 pages.
Throughout San Francisco and Silicon Valley, cash-rich technology firms have built or are erecting bold, futuristic headquarters that convey their brands to employees and customers....


Adam Savage cosplays as Chewbacca with C-3PO in tow

Added: 27.04.2017 0:49 | 12 views | 0 comments

Watch the former "MythBusters" co-host secretly invade Silicon Valley Comic Con while dressed as the famous Star Wars Wookiee.

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Silicon Valley security robot attacked by drunk man - police

Added: 26.04.2017 22:50 | 4 views | 0 comments

The suspect said he just wanted to "test" the real-life Robocop when he knocked it over.


Tencent to open cloud data centres in Korea, India

Added: 26.04.2017 9:43 | 14 views | 0 comments

Chinese internet giant launches a new data centre in Silicon Valley, with another four to open in Mumbai, Seoul, Frankfurt, and Moscow as it looks to expand its portfolio to include cloud and AI.


Tencent adding five data centers to target cloud users outside China

Added: 26.04.2017 7:10 | 5 views | 0 comments

Tencent Holdings has opened a data center in Silicon Valley on Tuesday, with four more planned outside China as part of its bid to grow its cloud business outside the country.
The proposed data centers in Frankfurt, Mumbai, Seoul and Moscow are targeted at Chinese companies looking to expand overseas and international companies expanding their businesses in China or other parts of the world, the Chinese internet giant said Tuesday. The centers are expected to go into operation this year.
Rival Alibaba has also set up data centers outside China to expand its cloud business outside the country.
The new investment aims to meet growing demand worldwide for the company's cloud services from online games and finance, video and other internet-related industries.


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