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LeEco collapse continues as CEO cedes control; 85% of US workforce...

It appears that the "Netflix of China" should have stayed in China.

UploadVR set up “kink room” at the office, says ex-employee in...

UploadVR says the allegations are "entirely without merit."

Y Combinator head who pushes basic income is reportedly running for...

Sam Altman, 32, founded Loopt, sold it for $43M. He's been head of YC since 2014.

U.S. law allows low H-1B wages; just look at Apple

If you work at Apple's One Infinite Loop headquarters in Cupertino as a computer programmer on an H-1B visa, you can can be paid as little as $52,229.

That's peanuts in Silicon Valley.

Average wages for a programmer in Santa Clara County are more th...

Interop 4: oneM2M accelerates IoT growth in Taiwan

Conference launched to promote engagement and adoption of IoT standardsTaipei, Taiwan. 04 May 2017: oneM2M, the global standards initiative for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced it will continue to accelerate Io...

VPS.net Announces Expansion to Phoenix, Atlanta and Seattle

LONDON, UK, and SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, May 2 2017 - Cloud services provider VPS.net has completed its expansion to offering SSD VPS in Phoenix, Atlanta and Seattle.

These new locations bring VPS.net’s SSD VPS offering up to 13 locations across North America and Europe.
VPS.net has chosen these locations due to their impact on the US tech scene. Where investors would typically look to Silicon Valley for innovative startups, these new locations are positioning... Source: RealWire

IDG Contributor Network: Embracing continuous delivery to power the programmable enterprise

“Move fast and break things” with DevOps has become a popular Silicon Valley mantra during the past few years.

DevOps empowers developers to quickly ship code and holds them accountable for operating their software.

As DevOps becomes the new norm within Silicon Valley, enterprises outside the Valley have begun to look on with a mix of intrigue and terror.Some organizations have held to enforcing the ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) method of ITSM (IT service management) and shied away from using DevOps.

These organizations maintain that the segregation of duties is a non-negotiable requirement for compliance, and developers should never be allowed to ship code directly to production.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

How a Slack UI change sparked the Ars Technica civil war

We were fighting about emoji as “status” messages in Slack channels.
Seriously.

Palantir settles US charges that it discriminated against Asian engineers

"We disagree with the allegations made by the Department of Labor."

Silicon Valley security robot beat up in parking lot, police say

The droid can scan 300 license plates a minute.

Silicon Valley’s fourth season starts comfortably—and makes us nervous

The old boss wants a new project. Will it lead to new comedy?

Report: Theranos used shell company to secretly buy outside lab equipment

WSJ describes newly-unsealed depositions of 22 former employees, board members.