Only Woman in ‘Silicon Valley’ Trailer Is a Stripper Named Mochachino

HBO dropped a new trailer for the upcoming series Silicon Valley, centered on the contemporary gold rush that is the tech industry, and it's kinda problematic, like the tech industry itself. First up, there's only one visible woman in the clip who's allowed to speak: A stripper named Mochachino. (I definitely thought… »2/24/14 5:45pm

Famous Young Entrepreneur Also Allegedly Skilled at Domestic Violence

Gurbaksh Chahal, the 31-year-old self-described "die-hard entrepreneur" and chief executive of online advertising company RadiumOne, was deemed one of the youngest and wealthiest entrepreneurs in the world by Oprah Winfrey in 2010. He was also charged last night with 47 counts of domestic violence-related crimes.… »8/09/13 2:50pm

Breaking News: Silicon Valley Startups Discriminate Against Old People

Silicon Valley has a "dirty secret," according to Reuters: age bias. We don't know if we'd call it a secret, exactly — it's pretty common knowledge that startups like to hire wunderkinds who are fresh out of college (or didn't even make it to graduation) who have few responsibilities other than staying up all night,… »11/27/12 2:10pm

If Nothing Else, Silicon Valley Reality Show Proves the Existence of Female Tech Entrepreneurs

Even though 2010's The Social Network renewed mainstream interest in the tech industry for the first time since the dot-com boom (and crash) of the early aughts, the narrative in the media about Silicon Valley has remained the same, a rather dated one about boy wonders—like Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Instagram's… »7/10/12 12:30pm

Twitter Founder Serves All Male Intern Staff Sandwiches With the Crusts Cut Off

After cofounding Twitter, web entrepreneur Jack Dorsey got busy building Square, the web company of the future. Square will allow mobile devices to accept credit and debit card payments. It will also feature an entirely male staff of interns, and all of the interns will eat sandwiches with the crusts cut off and… »7/03/12 6:50pm