Latest Silicon Valley Stories

2014-04-16 23:04:46

Sustainable Silicon Valley to Support Event for Global Warming Education Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 First Congregational Church of San Jose is hosting an open discussion on global warming in celebration of Earth Day on Sunday, April 27. Sustainable Silicon Valley, California Interfaith Power and Light and other organizations have joined to support this event. Climate change is impacting energy, technology, geopolitics, lifestyles and the environment worldwide. Silicon Valley...

2014-04-15 23:13:09

“Silicon Valley AgTech Conference” — which brings together farmers, technologists, venture capitalists and government representatives — will be held in May in Silicon Valley. Palo Alto, Calif. (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 The first-ever “Silicon Valley AgTech Conference” will be held on May 12, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center at 3921 Fabian Way in Palo Alto. The event is a forum for farmers, technologists, venture capitalists, and...

2014-04-10 23:26:50

Collaaj, Inc. was one of the top startups selected to present at Sloan-C’s Launch Pad event in Dallas. The Company unveiled its ‘Unified Video Capture & Management’ platform, that provides a simple, unified way to implement lecture captures as well as flipped learning initiatives at schools and universities, with zero hardware cost and full integration with existing infrastructure. Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Collaaj, a Silicon Valley company with a mission to enrich...

Silicon Valley-Based Robot Maker Secures Investment From Google
2014-04-10 11:19:27

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Silicon Valley-based robotics company Savioke (pronounced ‘savvy oak’), which is developing a medical assistance robot that could work in nursing homes and hospitals, announced on Wednesday that Google Ventures, the search giant’s funding arm, had invested an undisclosed sum that makes up part of a $2 million seed financing package. This funding was led by Morado Venture Partners, with AME Cloud Ventures and other individuals also...

2014-04-07 23:00:54

HBO’s new hit comedy series Silicon Valley premiered last night with a cameo appearance by the TrekDesk Treadmill Desk. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Art imitates life and no where was that more apparent than in last night’s premier of HBO’s raucous new hit comedy series ‘Silicon Valley’. Set among the characters, props and settings of the technology world’s epicenter ‘Silicon Valley’ provides a humorous insight into the dynamics and lifestyles of the world’s most...

2014-04-02 23:27:17

650 Labs founder Mark Zawacki Leads the Firm’s Latest Service Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 650 Labs, an analytically driven strategy consulting firm located in the heart of Silicon Valley, is offering a new immersion boot camp for multinationals through its “Pop Up Innovation Lab.” The highly competitive pop-up program aligns with the emerging global trend toward multinationals setting up innovation centers and labs in Silicon Valley, while not having the costs...

2014-04-02 12:21:13

New Aer Lingus Route between San Francisco and Dublin will Ease the Process for Silicon Valley Companies Looking to Establish and Maintain a European Presence MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDA Ireland, Ireland's inward investment promotion agency responsible for foreign direct investment into the country, today announced the availability of a direct flight between San Francisco and Dublin, increasing collaboration among Silicon Valley companies and Europe. More...

2014-04-02 08:40:40

planetRE Moves into Prestigious High Tech Silicon Valley Corridor as the Company Continues to Grow at a Rapid Pace SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- planetRE (www.planetre.com), the nation's leading enterprise solution cloud vendor for online real estate announced major growth in business and move to a prestigious new office location. planetRE has doubled the size of its workforce and today moved in to the high tech landmark building known as Santa Clara Towers...

2014-03-31 23:04:49

Pooki’s Mahi, etailer of award-winning teas, brown rock sugar and specialty food products today announced the launch of Halo Tea and its Blooming Tea Collection. Now tea-lovers can enjoy savory display teas delivered to your door at a modest price. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Pooki’s Mahi, a Silicon Valley etailer startup of award-winning teas, brown rock sugar and 100% Hawaiian coffees announced today the launch of the Blooming Tea Collection and Halo Tea. The goal is...

2014-03-31 08:34:22

Investment into Pacific Cloud Xchange cable to support soaring bandwidth requirements resulting from continued evolution of new technology and business applications HONG KONG, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Cloud Xchange, today announced that plans are underway for the company's latest investment into expanding its Trans-Pacific footprint. The new subsea infrastructure is part of the company's strategy to lead and drive the world's critical digital trading routes. "The...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'