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Silicon Valley Venture Capitalists Prepare for an I.P.O. Wave

SAN FRANCISCO — Jason Pressman spent Thursday morning cheering from the balcony of the New York Stock Exchange as shares of the software firm Zuora, which he backed in 2008, began trading. By the market’s close, Zuora’s stock had soared 43 percent, making his venture capital firm’s $ 17 million ...

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In China, Silicon Valley Giants Confront New Walls

SHANGHAI — Facebook is the world’s largest social network, with more than two billion users. LinkedIn was sold to Microsoft for $ 26 billion last year. And Apple is Apple, the most valuable company in the world. In most local markets, it would be a surprise if any one of ...

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A Backlash Builds Against Sexual Harassment in Silicon Valley

The upheaval over sexual harassment in the technology start-up industry mushroomed on Monday, with the resignation of a prominent Silicon Valley investor who said he had been “a creep” and more women saying they would come forward to talk about their experiences. Dave McClure, the founder of the start-up incubator ...

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Flexible solar panel goes where silicon can’t

In the very near future, recycling light energy may be easier than recycling any other item in your house. Led by Shashank Priya, a team of mechanical and materials engineers and chemists at Virginia Tech, including post-doctoral researchers Xiaojia Zheng and Congcong Wu, as well as College of Science chemistry ...

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