Articles by tag: silicon valley

The SVB Shutdown Proves It. It’s Time to Rethink How We Fund Startups.

SVB Shutdown

When headlines read about banks collapsing, we think of 1929, of 2008, and crashing markets. But is that what’s happening with the fall of the SVB? As of now, no, but that isn’t to say that the implications of the fall of the tech industry’s favorite bank won’t have long lasting and potentially global…

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Strategies for Giving Tech Entrepreneurs Market Staying Power

The tech sector moves at a lightning fast pace, with boom and bust cycles driving innovation, new products, and new companies. Which cutting edge technologies are innovating to success and staying there? Where is there resiliency in Silicon Valley’s entrepreneurship? We spoke with one entrepreneur, CEO & co-founder of Egnyte, Vineet Jain, who has taken…

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Google’s US Employees May Receive a Pay Cut for Choosing to Work From Home

The BBC reports that Google employees in the United States who opt to permanently work from home may have their pay cut. Google currently has no plans to implement the policy in the U.K. According to the BBC, some Silicon Valley firms are experimenting with employee pay structures. Big tech companies including Microsoft, Facebook and…

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VW’s Hopes of Catching Tesla Hinge on a $30 Billion Tech Reboot

(Bloomberg) — Max Senges traded the visionary buzz of Silicon Valley for an old-school German industrial center bracing for a dramatic overhaul. As head of a new coding school in Wolfsburg, the former Google researcher is a small but important part of Volkswagen AG’s massive push into software. The strategy — involving more than $30 billion in…

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Understanding Big Tech’s Newest Union: Alphabet Workers Union

In response to several high-profile scandals from the Google leadership team and a desire to have a larger voice in the workplace, hundreds of Alphabet workers have unionized under the newly-formed Alphabet Workers Union. Since its launch in early January 2021, the union has grown from 230 members to 700 members. MarketScale’s Daniel Litwin…

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Legacy Brands Become Modern Communicators

Education is the highest form of marketing. Shannon Maverick sets on out on a quest to speak with business leaders from around B2B to better understand how they are utilizing education with their customers.   When thinking about the most innovative companies around today, we tend to reflect on those that have made the headlines…

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Dallas Lands the Top 10 for Tech Sector Employment

North Texas is no Silicon Valley, but it’s still one of the fastest growing tech hubs in the US. A new Cyberstates report by CompTIA placed Dallas 7th for technology sector employment in 2019, in front of its Texas rival Austin. On this Business Casual segment, hosts Daniel Litwin and Tyler Kern, and producer…

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Applied Digital is Scaling Up Infrastructure to Handle Growing GPU Deployment Needs
May 20, 2024

During a transformative period, Applied Digital experienced a significant increase in demand for large-scale GPU deployment. This demand required a focus on power density, as the networking within data centers, particularly for InfiniBand, necessitated that servers be located close together. Each server consumed 10.2 kilowatts of power, and the optimal performance was achieved when…

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Applied Digital is Revolutionizing High Performance Computing by Locating Facilities at Unique Power Sources
May 20, 2024

Applied Digital optimizes high-performance computing by leveraging unique power sources, and locating facilities at the source of power rather than in traditional cloud regions. This approach is particularly suited for AI workloads, which do not require ultra-low latency like video streaming. By targeting areas with abundant but underutilized power, known as “stranded power,” the…

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Experts Talk K-12 EdTech Leadership Priorities
K-12 EdTech Leadership Needs a Bigger Seat at the Table to Overcome Cybersecurity, Staffing, Professional Development Challenges
May 20, 2024

As we navigate the evolving landscape of K-12 education, the role of technology, as well as K-12 edtech leadership has never been more pivotal. Especially in the era of K-12 education post-pandemic, how has this influx of technology solutions for everything from curriculum management, to hybrid learning, to quiz gamification, to AI-supported learning, impacted…

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Energy Reporting for Utilities & Businesses Isn’t Just for Transparency. It’s for Energy & Cost Savings, Too.
May 20, 2024

As cities and states increasingly implement energy benchmarking, disclosure, and transparency mandates, utilities and businesses find themselves navigating a complex landscape of compliance and opportunity. The rise of building performance standards, such as New York’s Local Law 97, Boston’s Building Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO), and Denver’s Energize Denver, underscores the urgency for detailed…

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White House Turns to Big Tech to Fight Coronavirus: Business Casual
March 18, 2020

On this episode of MarketScale’s Business Casual, hosts Tyler Kern and Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin discuss U.S. Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios’ remote conference call to some of the biggest players in tech, requesting their help in mapping out a response plan to the COVID-19 pandemic. So, what exactly is the White House…

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Fusion: Creating Smart Workspaces with AV, Tech, and UX Design
February 12, 2020

The modern-day office space is getting a shake-up. Gone are the days of gray cubicles and harsh, fluorescent-lit office floors. Contemporary workspaces are seeing a monumental shift in style, design and function, with innovative tech companies like Google and Apple leading the charge. Silicon Valley start-ups are drafting up corporate campuses that focus on collaboration,…

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Buying vs Renting Office Space in the Bay Area
September 18, 2019

As rents continue to rise across the Bay Area businesses have started to alter their approach to obtaining office space. Rather than submit themselves to higher rent costs, companies are now far more likely to buy their own properties. This strategy has been adopted by some of the biggest companies in the world, like…

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