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Months later, we’re still making sense of the Supreme Court’s API copyright ruling

Given APIs' ubiquity and importance, it’s understandable that all eyes were on the U.S. Supreme Court’s April 5 ruling in Google LLC v. Oracle America Inc., which addressed two core questions.

Khosla Ventures seeks $1.1 billion for its latest fund

Khosla Ventures, the eponymous venture firm helmed by longtime Silicon Valley rainmaker Vinod Khosla, is raising $1.1 billion for its latest venture fund, according to documents from the Securities an

Your first sales hire should be a missionary, not a mercenary

The first sales hire will set the best practices, cultural tone and is also responsible for making sure each subsequent new sales hire succeeds.

Hardware startup North’s big pivot bet on wearable computing and platform shifts

Waterloo, Canada-based hardware startup North is a rare bird when it comes to the tech sector: It began life as an entirely different kind of hardware startup as Thalmic Labs in 2012, and launched a m

Why Vinod Khosla thinks radiologists still practicing in 10 years will be ‘causing deaths’

Doubling down on comments he’s made throughout the years regarding AI’s potential impact on the medical industry, legendary Silicon Valley investor and Sun Microsystems founder Vinod Khosl

Why Silicon Valley needs more visas

When I hear protesters shout, “Immigrants are welcome here!” at the immigration office near my startup, I think about how simple a phrase that is for a topic that is so nuanced, especially for me.

Tesla picks telco executive Robyn Denholm to replace Elon Musk as chairman

Elon Musk’s replacement as the chair of Tesla has been named: it is Robyn Denholm, an Australian executive who has been a director with the electric vehicle firm since 2014. Denholm is currently

Elastica’s chief executive Rehan Jalil on being an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley

Serial entrepreneur discusses his journey starting up and exiting two tech companies in Silicon Valley.

Oracle CEO claims it discounted Java by 97.5% to beat out Android on Amazon’s Paperwhite

Oracle and Google continue to fight it out in a retrial over $9 billion that Oracle claims Google owes it for using its Java code in its popular Android mobile platform. And in the process, we&#8217

You’ve Only Got One Shot At Building A Consumer Unicorn

Imagine if the founder of a very successful consumer technology company knocked on your door and offered to get you in on the ground floor of their new enterprise. Almost any VC would jump at the chan

Scott McNealy: The World Lacks A Major Corporate Sponsor For Open Source

I sat down with<a target="_blank" href=""> Scott McNealy</a> today after he spoke on a panel here at <a target="_blank" href="">TUCON</

LibreOffice and One Year After the Schism

When I first started using Linux, way back in the last century, one of the biggest challenges was the lack of a decent productivity suite of the sort to which every Windows user is accustomed. The onl

Yawn: How Did Big Tech Companies Turn into Big Boring Banks?

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Man Resigns On Twitter In Haiku. Happens To Be Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz.

<img src="" width="215" height="157" />When you're on your way out of a job, there's a lot of f

Oracle receives green light from the EU to acquire Sun Microsystems

<img src="" width="215" height="159" />It's official: the European Commission has granted regulatory approval for <a href="http:

Top Tech Acquisitions Of 2009

<img src="" width="215" height="52" /> We track a lot of <a href="">acquisi

Sun Microsystems Kills Social Programming Project Zembly

<img src="" width="185" height="55" />Sun Microsystems sure had some very nice things to say about the <a href="">zembly</a

Former MySQL CEO Marten Mickos Joins Benchmark As Entrepreneur In Residence

<img src="" width="142" height="200" /><a href="">Mårten Gustaf Mickos</a>, former CEO

Interview: Vinod Khosla Is On The Hunt For Great Technologies

<img src="" width="145" height="200" /> In venture capital, <a href="">V

Oracle To Sun Customers (And IBM): "We're In It To Win It"

<img src="" width="137" height="200" />Gotta love this advertisement from <a href="">Oracle</a>, directed at current
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