The Independent is a relatively small venue in the San Francisco live music scene. This film, which features Bay Area band Diego’s Umbrella, shows how it sets itself apart from larger, more corporate concert halls.
As the U.S. population ages, established Silicon Valley incubators are funding more startups with products that meet public demand for new medical tests and devices.
It’s no secret that illegal downloads have taken a toll on album sales, but music ownership has also steadily declined over time. Graphics examine the trends with data from Nielsen SounScan.
Leaders of The Foundry, a Menlo Park incubator, tell a Stanford crowd how they’ve been able to consistently identify and develop medical device startups. They have founded and financed 10 medical device companies.
Founders of companies like Google, Yahoo! and LinkedIn attended Stanford University. Friday at Stanford, venture capitalists met with student entrepreneurs in a speed-dating format. Was the next big startup there?
Sunnyvale-based molecular diagnostics firm Cepheid reported record fourth-quarter numbers due to strong market adoption of its automated lab testing systems and other laboratory tests.
In the early 2000s, San Mateo was YouTube’s home. Then Google moved it to San Bruno. San Mateo’s new economic council hopes to promote local business and ensure that the next YouTube doesn’t slip through its fingers.
After the 2007 season, the Golden State Warriors mysteriously did away with their popular mascot, Thunder. Troubled by the team’s reluctance to provide an explanation, reporter Joe Ciolli set out to uncover the truth.
This year was a year of nostalgic revivalism in indie rock. These 10 albums and 20 songs represent the best of an indie rock landscape that flourished in 2010.