Hillary Clinton

  • Clinton and Rubio allegedly targeted by Russian hackers

    Clinton and Rubio allegedly targeted by Russian hackers

    Sen. Marco Rubio announced during a Senate Select Intelligence Committee hearing today that members of his former presidential campaign were targeted by hackers from IP addresses located in Russia. Thomas Rid, a professor at King’s College, also testified at the hearing that Russian attacks on the Clinton campaign were more widespread than previously known. Read More

  • Hillary Clinton discusses diversity and inclusion in Silicon Valley

    Hillary Clinton discusses diversity and inclusion in Silicon Valley

    Speaking at the PBWC Conference in San Francisco today, Hillary Clinton called on Silicon Valley to improve diversity and inclusion, particularly by introducing paid parental leave policies. Clinton mentioned Uber and its recent sexual harassment scandal as an example of a company struggling with inclusion, and cited Salesforce as a company making positive strides on equal pay. Read More

  • Justice Department to probe of FBI’s handling of Clinton email case

    Justice Department to probe of FBI’s handling of Clinton email case

    The Inspector General of the Justice Department announced today that it is looking into allegations that the FBI acted improperly in regards to a number of issues connected with the 2016 election, particularly its handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe. Read More

  • We need new candidates to run for office, and startups can help Crunch Network

    We need new candidates to run for office, and startups can help

    This presidential election pitted two candidates who were the #1 and #2 most disliked candidates, EVER, for president. Why is this happening in our golden age of technology, when information is widespread and organizing easier than ever? Read More

  • Democratic Trump supporters were hiding in plain sight

    Democratic Trump supporters were hiding in plain sight

    If you’re shocked by Donald Trump’s election, you’re not alone — the president-elect surprised many people, including the pollsters who predicted a Hillary Clinton victory by wide margins. Since election night, pollsters, journalists, voters, and probably the folks over at the Clinton campaign have been trying to figure out how predictions about the election went so… Read More

  • Losing the future

    Losing the future

    There’s a story that Silicon Valley likes to tell about the future. Part of that story, of course, is the idea that technological change will continue to accelerate and make our lives better. But when I talk to entrepreneurs and investors, I hear a broader narrative of progress — a belief that society is becoming more diverse, meritocratic and rational. Things are getting… Read More

  • Casey Neistat’s Beme launches Exit Poll, an app to share who you voted for and why

    Casey Neistat’s Beme launches Exit Poll, an app to share who you voted for and why

    Beme, the social media app founded by Casey Neistat, is getting involved in the election by launching an app called Exit Poll. The concept is simple: You download the app, tap who you are voting for (the options are Hillary or Donald or decline to answer), what state you are in and record a short video explaining your reasoning. Exit Poll then will collate these videos into a Facebook Live… Read More

  • Crunch Report | Facebook’s Election Hub

    Google Capital has rebranded to CapitalG, Facebook hub gives its election hub top billing in hopes of making you a more informed voter, Wish is rumored to be raising $500 million, Lucas Matney was really impressed by Doppler Labs’ Here One device and the NFL is launching a virtual reality series on YouTube. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • Kenyan startup Ushahidi launches a crowdsourced campaign to monitor the U.S. election Crunch Network

    Kenyan startup Ushahidi launches a crowdsourced campaign to monitor the U.S. election

    The Kenyan software company Ushahidi has launched a campaign to observe the upcoming U.S. elections. The operation, called USA Election Monitor, will track voting irregularities reported via website, email, Twitter and SMS and post accounts to an online interactive map. “It’s a citizen-inspired, citizen-led election deployment,” Ushahidi’s Executive Director Daudi… Read More

  • Hillary Clinton will likely be as pro-innovation as President Obama

    Hillary Clinton will likely be as pro-innovation as President Obama

    Behind the less than enthusiastic embrace is a collective skepticism in the tech industry about Clinton’s pro-innovation credentials. The shade is unwarranted. Read More

  • Tim Cook and Bill Gates were on the list of potential Hillary Clinton VP’s

    Tim Cook and Bill Gates were on the list of potential Hillary Clinton VP’s

    Hillary Clinton was considering several tech leaders among a list of potential running mates, according to leaked emails supposedly from Clinton’s campaign manager John Podesta. In an email sent March 17, 2016, Podesta mentions a “first cut” of those Clinton might consider as her vice president. In one section of that list, organized into “food groups” is Tim… Read More

  • Andrew Romans | INNOVATE 2016
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    INNOVATE2016: Are we on the verge of Brexit 2.0

    The danger is taking the election for granted and then being sucker punched by a vast undercurrent of populist anger against the establishment. Read More

  • Hillary mentions internet

    Hillary mentions internet

    Hillary says Trump “makes you just want to look at cat GIFs”, and she even pronounced it correctly.* Hillary Clinton appealed to the tech crowd of San Francisco today at a campaign event, discussing technology in more depth than she or Trump has in weeks. Clinton said that because of Donald Trump’s bragging about sexual assault and insults toward immigrants, Muslims and… Read More

  • Sheryl Sandberg shoots down rumors of a role in Clinton administration

    Sheryl Sandberg shoots down rumors of a role in Clinton administration

    Rumors have swirled for months that if Hillary Clinton succeeds in her bid to become the next U.S. president, she would appoint Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg as Treasury Secretary. But Sandberg shot down those rumors today at the Virtuous Circle conference, hosted by the Internet Association. “I’m staying at Facebook,” Sandberg said when asked during a… Read More

  • Sean Ammirati | INNOVATE2016
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    INNOVATE2016: The dark confessions of a lifelong Republican entrepreneur

    Sean Ammirati has many identities: serially successful start-up entrepreneur, Carnegie Mellon University professor, venture capitalist at Birchmere Ventures, best-selling writer and lifelong Republican.  He certainly proud of the first four of these identities. But the fifth thing – his status as a lifelong Republican – is now causing him severe embarrassment. The Grand Old Party… Read More

  • Clinton Foundation denies hack claims by Guccifer 2.0

    Clinton Foundation denies hack claims by Guccifer 2.0

    The hacker who claimed responsibility for the Democratic National Committee email leak claims to have breached the Clinton Foundation’s servers and retrieved a number of files potentially damaging to the Democratic Presidential nominee — but the Foundation denies any such breach occurred. The hacker, Guccifer 2.0, posted screenshots and spreadsheets they claimed were from the… Read More

  • Union Square Ventures endorses Hillary Clinton

    Union Square Ventures endorses Hillary Clinton

    In a blog post this morning, Union Square Ventures formally endorsed Hillary Clinton for President of the United States. This marks the first time that the 13-year-old fund has endorsed a candidate in a presidential election. In the brief 375 word statement, the firm addressed both the risks of a Trump presidency and the qualities that would make Clinton ideal for the job. Collectively… Read More

  • Climate change and cleantech provide unlikely first flashpoints in Presidential debate

    Climate change and cleantech provide unlikely first flashpoints in Presidential debate

    In the opening moments of the presidential debate, some of the first flashpoints came over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s push for clean energy and clean technology in her economic development plan. While both presidential challengers, Secretary Clinton and Donald Trump, support infrastructure spending, Clinton came out during the debates with a full-throated support… Read More

  • Tech really wants to fix this election

    Tech really wants to fix this election

    With just 42 days left until the election, it’s crunch time for anyone who hasn’t registered to vote. The deadlines to register in most states fall throughout October, with only a few states allowing in-person registration on the day of the election. The process can be confusing, and it’s one that tech companies from Google all the way down to small startups like Sam… Read More

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