Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley : Not Your Friend : Now a Political Powerhouse or Social Wrecking Ball

Silicon Valley Tech Giants, Once Seen as Saviors, Are Now Viewed as Threats Silicon Valley LATE last month, Mark Zuckerberg wrote a brief post on Facebook at the conclusion of Yom Kippur, asking his friends for forgiveness not just for his personal failures but also for his professional ones, especially “the ways my work was used to divide people rather …

Antitrust Sentiment – Google is losing allies across the political spectrum

Antitrust Sentiment Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt. Eight years ago, Google was on top of the world. People across the political spectrum saw the search giant as a symbol of high-tech innovation. During the just-completed 2008 presidential campaign cycle, candidates as diverse as Ron Paul, John McCain, and Barack Obama had all made pilgrimages to Google’s Mountain View headquarters to burnish their …

The Indian who owned Google.com – Sanmay Ved

Sanmay Ved Sanmay, who owned Google.com for 1 minute, gets Rs 8 lakh Search engine giant paid him about Rs 4.07 lakh initially, later doubled amount when he donated his reward to charity Press Trust of India  |  New York January 31, 2016 Last Updated at 23:34 IST 1145 Search engine giant Google has paid Sanmay Ved, the man who owned …