Latino Founders Have a Hard Time Raising Money From VCs
Despite diversity pledges, funding to Latino-founded startups in the US still lags—accounting for only 2 percent of venture investments last year.
Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Is Convicted on 4 Counts
A jury acquits the former CEO of the failed blood-testing startup on four other charges, and deadlocks on three.
VCs Lavished Startups With Cash in 2021. Now Comes the Hard Part
“Is it a casino or the future of tech? Everyone’s trying to figure that out.”
Great Resignation? Tech Workers Try a Great Reconsideration
More Americans are quitting their jobs than ever before. Some engineers are finding new workplaces to prioritize their own wellbeing.
Twitter Blue Is for People Who Love Reading the News
The platform's first subscription feature has a specific target audience.
Facebook Can't Hide Its Problems Behind a New Name
Can rebranding the company herald a fresh start? Experts, as you might guess, are skeptical.
A New Credit Card Arrives—With a Silicon Valley Twist
The X1 is designed for spenders who are young, high-earning, and live on their phones.
In a Banner Year for VC, Women Still Struggle to Get Funding
“Reading these headlines about record rounds, you have to ask, who is having this experience?” one founder says. “Certainly not the women I know.”
With Fist Bumps and Nasal Swabs, Tech Conferences Are Back
Hundreds of (vaccinated) attendees gathered in a Beverly Hills hotel ballroom as Code Conference returned after a year off.
Elizabeth Holmes Is on Trial. Silicon Valley Is Watching
“I’m glad the ‘Fake it till you make it’ mantra of Silicon Valley is coming into question,” one investor told WIRED.
Tech Companies Wade Into Abortion Politics in Texas
In 2021, corporations are expected to take a stand on even the most divisive issues.
Gavin Newsom’s Recall Election Divides Silicon Valley’s Elite
How the tech world’s unique brand of politics is shaping the fight over who governs California.