Silicon Valley

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Does the Twitter CEO’s departure signal a platform identity crisis? | John Naughton
Jack Dorsey will no longer steer the company he founded, but is this due to stagnating profits or a more fundamental change of direction?

John Naughton

04, Dec, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Elizabeth Holmes trial: former Theranos CEO recounts alleged abuse by her former lover
Holmes said in her fourth day of testimony that Sunny Balwani berated and controlled her to make her more disciplined and focused

Guardian staff and agencies

30, Nov, 2021 @2:51 AM

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Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes testifies at trial in risky move
The former CEO testified about the early days of setting up her company in surprise decision by her defense team

Kari Paul

20, Nov, 2021 @1:15 AM

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The executive suing Amazon Web Services: ‘I wouldn’t want my worst enemy working there’
Cindy Warner saw a promising career at the cloud computing company. What she found, she says, was ‘toxic’

Kari Paul in San Francisco

16, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Theranos lab chief says Elizabeth Holmes offered ‘implausible’ explanation for odd findings
Kingshuk Das testifies that former CEO was resistant to critiques of company’s devices

Kari Paul in San Jose

10, Nov, 2021 @5:30 AM

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The Every by Dave Eggers review – scathing big-tech satire sequel
The writer’s follow-up to The Circle is longer and baggier, but still fuelled by rage at the power of Silicon Valley and its numbing effect on the human race

Rob Doyle

08, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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US tech investor Joe Lonsdale refuses to apologise for ‘loser’ paternity tweet
‘Correct masculine response’ to newborn is for men to work harder, says venture capitalist

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

28, Oct, 2021 @6:42 PM

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Whistleblowing requires courage, but don’t expect Facebook to change its ways | John Naughton
Frances Haugen’s ‘testimony tour’ of revelations about the tech company makes good copy, but will its executives listen?

John Naughton

23, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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California companies can no longer silence workers in victory for tech activists
Silenced No More Act makes it illegal for firms to prevent employees from speaking out about harassment or discrimination

Kari Paul

08, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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A billionaire wants to build a utopia in the US desert. Seems like this could go wrong | Jessa Crispin
The architects of the proposed 150,000-acre project are scouting the American south-west. They’re already predicting the first residents can move in by 2030

Jessa Crispin

20, Sep, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Leaks just exposed how toxic Facebook and Instagram are to teen girls and, well, everyone
The company’s own research reveals that, in short, the problem with Facebook is Facebook

Siva Vaidhyanathan

18, Sep, 2021 @10:21 AM

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‘Selling a promise’: what Silicon Valley learned from the fall of Theranos
The company’s collapse has changed the startup environment, but some say the industry still hasn’t faced a ‘true reckoning’

Kari Paul

30, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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