Silicon Valley

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‘People wanted to believe the fairytale’: the downfall of Elizabeth Holmes
Disgraced founder of fraudulent blood-testing company Theranos is expected to enter prison on Thursday

Kari Paul in San Francisco

30, May, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Philosopher Peter Singer: ‘There’s no reason to say humans have more worth or moral status than animals’
The controversial philosopher on the importance of updating his landmark book on animal liberation, being ‘flexibly vegan’ and the ethical dangers of artificial intelligence for the non-human world

Zoë Corbyn

21, May, 2023 @2:00 PM

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We need AI to help us face the challenges of the future | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to Naomi Klein’s article that argued it is delusional to believe AI machines will benefit humanity

12, May, 2023 @3:55 PM

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Greed, eugenics and giant gambles: author Malcolm Harris on the deadly toll of Silicon Valley capitalism
In his hotly anticipated 700-page book, Palo Alto, the writer and activist reviews a dark history through the lens of his home town

Lois Beckett

11, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes again delays start of 11-year prison term
Lawyers for the disgraced entrepreneur told a judge she would not be turning herself in as she is appealing custody ruling

Kari Paul

26, Apr, 2023 @8:15 PM

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Silicon valediction? Our road trip to tech industry hotspots as the sector cools
Tables may have freed up at Silicon Valley’s Coupa Cafe, but ‘scalability’ is still on the menu as tech workers look forward

Kari Paul

15, Apr, 2023 @5:00 AM

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As AI weaponry enters the arms race, America is feeling very, very afraid | John Naughton
Will technological advantages be enough for China to replace the US as the world’s AI superpower?

John Naughton

08, Apr, 2023 @3:00 PM

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The SVB debacle has exposed the hypocrisy of Silicon Valley | John Naughton
US tech innovators have a culture of regarding government as an innovation-blocking nuisance. But when Silicon Valley Bank collapsed, investors screamed for state protection

John Naughton

18, Mar, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Billionaire Peter Thiel claims he has $50m of his own money stuck in SVB fall
In the wake of the bank’s crisis, venture capitalists have been trading accusations over who is responsible for the collapse

Lois Beckett

16, Mar, 2023 @10:24 PM

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Be serious, conservatives. ‘Wokeness’ didn’t cause Silicon Valley Bank’s demise | Tayo Bero
The right is claiming that political correctness – not capitalism – caused this financial catastrophe. Really?

Tayo Bero

15, Mar, 2023 @10:05 AM

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Wineries to affordable housing: SVB fall knocks out more than startups
Demise of Silicon Valley Bank has rattled not just businesses and investors but the ecosystem that grew up around it

Kari Paul in San Francisco and Johana Bhuiyan in New York

15, Mar, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Silicon Valley Bank: why did it collapse and is this the start of a banking crisis?
Until last Friday Silicon Valley Bank was the 16th largest bank in the US, worth more than $200bn

Jonathan Barrett

13, Mar, 2023 @6:42 AM

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