The stereotypical founder of a Silicon Valley giant is an insanely arrogant, pathologically driven, geekily brilliant 22-year-old guy. This boom looks different. For the first time in startup history, girl wonders actually have an edge over the boys. (Not that anyone has noticed.) Can the new femme entrepreneurs seize their moment?
In Silicon Valley, some dare to ask: Why hire a PhD, when a self-taught kid is just as good?
Why design is the secret weapon of the social network.
In 2005, when Ruchi Sanghvi walked into Facebook's offices in downtown Palo Alto looking for a job, she didn't expect to become the poster girl for women in Silicon Valley. Now almost a decade -- and two jobs -- later, including a stint at Dropbox, the tag of 'Facebook's first female engineer' still holds.
Women startup founders used to keep their pregnancies on the down low. No more. They're busting open the myth that nurturing a baby and a startup are mutually exclusive.
A look at some of the startups, investors, and accelerators building the tech world in the Middle East.
Will tech chops, great looks, and a hotshot social network add up to success for Brit Morin?
Google wants Voice Search to master the Tower of Babel. So Linne Ha travels the world, gathering the language samples used to train it.
Yahoo announces Marissa Mayer will be taking over as CEO while five months pregnant. Pundits wonder whether she can hack it as a new mom. Here's what they don't know about how Silicon Valley works.
The increasing deployment of robots to disarm or subdue suspects is stirring ethical debate.
This "Groupon for Moms" is not your father's daily deals company.
Diaspora was supposed to be the “Facebook Killer.” Then 22-year-old cofounder Ilya Zhitomirskiy committed suicide. E.B. Boyd reports on how his death has touched a nerve in Silicon Valley—and forced one of its biggest secrets out in the open.
The U.S. might be the leader in startups, but entrepreneurship elsewhere is catching up. Here are a few of the world's rock stars.