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Silicon Valley's Hottest Innovations 2016

Let the Fun and Games begin
A graphical representation of the changing tech and media landscape in the US

Forecasting Fortune

Spire wants to make weather reporting a precise science than an art

Kripa Mahalingam | JAN 11 , 2017

"When Money looks easy, it brings out the worst entrepreneur"

Bill Gurley of Benchmark Capital on how excess capital continues to distort valuations in Silicon Valley

JAN 03 , 2017

"I am looking for entrepreneurs who balance confidence with humility"

Jim Breyer of Breyer Capital on what he looks for in entrepreneurs and where he is betting next 

DEC 09 , 2016

"Great Entrepreneurs have a learn-it-all, and not a know-it-all approach"

Benchmark Capital's Peter Fenton expects a couple of breakout IPOs in the open source space

DEC 09 , 2016

Going for Broke

With its free trading app, Robinhood wants to take the game away from fat cat brokers in the US

Kripa Mahalingam | DEC 03 , 2016

Lessons for the Future

Udacity, the online education start-up, wants students of today to learn the technology of tomorrow

V Keshavdev | DEC 03 , 2016

Virtual Wizards

Baobab Studios wants to redefine virtual reality through its unique and immersive way of storytelling

Kripa Mahalingam | DEC 03 , 2016

Here Comes the Roboguard

Smart autonomous robots are Knightscope’s answer to the rising threat of violence and crime in the US  

V Keshavdev | DEC 03 , 2016

"If you can't impose self-discipline, you can't be better off as a private Co."

Scott Sandell of NEA on the investment opportunities thrown up by the cloud and mobile revolution

DEC 03 , 2016

Microsoft Envisions a Whole New Reality

CEO Satya Nadella talks about how augmented reality and artificial intelligence will transform life

DEC 03 , 2016

IBM's Big Bet on Cognitive Intelligence

CEO Virginia Rometty describes the broad consumer impact of Watson, the tech major’s artificial intelligence platform

DEC 03 , 2016

Facebook: Media Company or Technology Platform?

Chris Cox and Sheryl Sandberg reflect on the social media giant’s evolving role

DEC 03 , 2016

The Case for the AT&T-Time Warner Deal

The CEOs of the two companies argue that their merger is good for consumers — and competition

DEC 03 , 2016

How do big ideas get turned into reality?

Astro Teller, the head of X, which is working on some of Google’s most ambitious  projects, talks on what’s going on at the “moonshot” factory

DEC 03 , 2016

Activist Paul Singer Expects Positive Change at Samsung

Elliott founder says the South Korean company has a “tremendous platform” and offers “tremendous value”

DEC 03 , 2016

Inside the Brain of the Driverless Car

Nvidia’s Jen-Hsun Huang says autonomous cars are pretty safe now, and will get even safer

DEC 03 , 2016

Let the Fun and Games begin

A graphical representation of the changing tech and media landscape in the US

DEC 02 , 2016

The Space Rider

With its affordable launch system, Rocket Lab is poised to make the most of the growing small satellite space

Kripa Mahalingam | DEC 02 , 2016

Small is Beautiful

With its low-cost satellites, Planet Labs is bringing the benefit of real time data access to just about everyone

Kripa Mahalingam | DEC 02 , 2016

An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Hyperloop Transportation, through a collaborative effort wants to make travelling through high-speed tubes a reality

V Keshavdev | DEC 02 , 2016

Parcel from the Sky

Matternet is all set to bring alive the concept of autonomous deliveries through its unmanned aerial vehicles

V Keshavdev | DEC 02 , 2016

A Better Pill to Swallow

Proteus Digital’s revolutionary ingestible sensor aims at redefining how patients consume medicines in the future

V Keshavdev | DEC 02 , 2016

When Aging is Fun

Unity Biotechnology wants to make the sunset years less painful through its discovery of senolytic medicine

V Keshavdev | DEC 02 , 2016