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.
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?
A look at some of the startups, investors, and accelerators building the tech world in the Middle East.
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.
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.
Google wants Voice Search to master the Tower of Babel. So Linne Ha travels the world, gathering the language samples used to train it.
Will tech chops, great looks, and a hotshot social network add up to success for Brit Morin?
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 increasing deployment of robots to disarm or subdue suspects is stirring ethical debate.
Dorsey and Square COO Keith Rabois talk to Fast Company about their unintentional, design-driven revolution, what it means for the cash register space, the deals space, and the future of buying ... everything.