Silicon Valley Articles

R.I.P. Silicon Valley (1956 – 2021)

Ever since 1956, when Shockley Transistor Corporation first opened up shop in Mountain View, California, Silicon Valley has been the epicenter of early-stage tech startups… And in turn, the epicenter for ultra-profitable startup investments. Thousands of companies have set up shop in this tiny corner of the country — and…

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Silicon Valley on the Verge of Collapse

Bitcoin Goes to Hollywood Bitcoin’s earliest backers have become insanely wealthy. Now a movie is coming out to tell their tale. Get the scoop » Man Finds Buried Treasure After 10 years, the search for a hidden treasure chest is finally over. See what was inside » These Tattoos Can…

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Silicon Valley is Dead (and why that's GREAT news for you)

KKR is one of the most successful investors in the world. It’s best known for its $25 billion leveraged buyout of RJR Nabisco. But nowadays, with $208 billion in assets under management, it’s involved in every type of investment under the sun — from energy to infrastructure to real estate.…

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Silicon Valley is Dead (why this is good news for you)

For decades now, Silicon Valley has been the epicenter of ultra-profitable start-up investments. Thousands of companies have set up shop in this tiny corner of the country — and they’ve delivered enormous returns to their earliest investors. But that’s all about to change. You see, Silicon Valley’s stranglehold on start-up…

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Magic Mushrooms Shown To Lift Depression

You rely on Crowdability to bring you the best deals. Now, rely on us to share the most up-to-date news, trends and opinion. You won’t find this stuff in the mainstream press. Look for it every Friday morning. French Billionaire Puts Up $100 million for Tuition-Free College A new school funded by billionaire entrepreneur Xavier Niel is coming to Silicon…

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Microsoft and Twitter Create Sex Slave

You rely on Crowdability to bring you the best deals. Now, rely on us to share the most up-to-date news, trends and opinion. You won’t find this stuff in the mainstream press. Look for it every Friday morning. Tear Down the Wrong House? Blame Google Maps In Rowlett, Texas, a demolition company just did the unthinkable: it tore down the…

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Hackers Target Your Pacemaker

You rely on Crowdability to bring you the best deals. Now, rely on us to share the most up-to-date news, trends and opinion. You won’t find this stuff in the mainstream press. Look for it every Friday morning. Silicon Valley Workers Take LSD at Work Could dropping acid make you more productive at work? According to Rolling Stone, a growing number…

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[Shocking Video] Real-Life "Iron Man"

You rely on Crowdability to bring you the best deals. Now, rely on us to share the most up-to-date news, trends and opinion. You won’t find this stuff in the mainstream press. Look for it every Friday morning. Netflix Nearly Blows $46 Billion In the year 2000, Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) tried to sell itself to Blockbuster for $50 million. Blockbuster…

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Jim Cramer on Start-ups: Buy or Sell?

You rely on Crowdability to bring you the best deals. Now, rely on us to share the most up-to-date news, trends and opinion. You won’t find this stuff in the mainstream press. Look for it every Friday morning. Leo DeCaprio Invests in $55 Million Worth of Beds A mattress start-up has raised $55 million from famous celebrities including Leonardo DeCaprio and…

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