Hillary Clinton

  • 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

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