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The biggest tech turkeys of 2015

The year's most notable embarrassments in technology run the gamut from the industry's inability to secure our personal data to the blunders of Airbnb, Twitter and Tinder.

By November 24, 2015


Toyota invests $1B to tap Silicon Valley's AI know-how

The automaker hopes its new hub in Palo Alto, California, will develop technology to improve the safety of its vehicles.

By November 6, 2015


Silicon Valley's opposition to cybersecurity bill mounts as US Senate prepares to vote

A controversial bill that aims to thwart hacking highlights the tension between the need for security and the desire for privacy.

By October 26, 2015


How corporate fears of hacks just created Silicon Valley's newest $1 billion startup

Okta receives a $75 million investment, the latest sign companies are scrambling for cybersecurity software that can prevent them from becoming the next Ashley Madison, Sony or Target.

By September 8, 2015


Aiming high: Pot entrepreneurs look to Silicon Valley for inspiration

Marijuana startups are imitating companies like Airbnb and Dollar Shave Club as they chase anything related to the weed biz. Getting high is just an app away.

By November 20, 2015


Conan O'Brien challenges the 'Silicon Valley' guys to a game of Halo 5

The "Clueless Gamer" and late night host battles some of the stars from HBO comedy "Silicon Valley" in a not-so-friendly game of Halo 5: Guardians. Who will reign supreme?

By June 16, 2015


East Palo Alto: Life on the other side of Silicon Valley's tracks

Wedged between techie territories like Palo Alto and Menlo Park, this once down-and-out California town is trying to turn itself around while still keeping its identity. We paid a visit on Road Trip 2015.

By August 31, 2015


On encryption, Clinton tells Silicon Valley to be a team player

Democratic presidential candidate tells tech companies they need to help track down terrorists but stops short of calling for weaker encryption. It's a balancing act between security and privacy.

By November 19, 2015


Ellen Pao: We've made progress battling sexism in Silicon Valley

In an online essay, the former Reddit CEO says more women and minorities are speaking publicly about discrimination in tech.

By November 10, 2015


Silicon Valley Comic Con's list of celebs just got a lot longer

You already knew Stan Lee and William Shatner plan to be there. Now find out who else, in a group that ranges from "Avengers" to X Labs, "X-Men" and beyond.

By November 5, 2015