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Feeding the gigantic tarpon at Saba Rockin the British Virgin Islands. Photograph: Alan Betson

“I’m not getting off the boat, and I’m definitely not getting into the sea if there are fish in there,” the seven-year-old declared. That’s a bit of a(...)

“As multibillion dollar companies took hold in our world, many people naively assumed – for no real reason – that tech companies would always do with “right” thing.” From left are, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Alphabet chief executive Larry Page, Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg, US vice president-elect Mike Pence, and president-elect Donald Trump. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP Photo

The ongoing farce that is Donald Trump’s series of “transition” meetings at his penthouse palace in Manhattan featured a meeting on Wednesday made up (...)

Tech leaders including  Larry Page,  Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos, Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and Tesla’s Elon Musk are expected to meet with  Donald Trump on Wednesday. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

Google is racing to hire more conservatives for its lobbying and policy arm, trying to get a foothold in president-elect Donald Trump’s Washington af(...)

Silicon Valley: where lunch is on the company

One Saturday afternoon, I was sitting on the sofa in my San Francisco apartment, spooning out the insides of an avocado. I had bought it in the conve(...)

Craig and Annie Stoll, owners of Pizzeria Delfina in Palo Alto: restaurants in the area are increasingly struggling as rents soar. Photograph: Jason Henry/The New York Times

You know something strange is going on when the mayor of a city complains that there are too many jobs. You know something stranger still is happening(...)

Ehang’s single-seater autonomous minicopter prototype: the passenger straps in, touches in a destination, and the machine does the rest. Photograph: AP Photo/John Locher

‘Life is too short for traffic.” Poorly-set traffic lights, few encouragements to keep traffic flowing, hardly any red-light camera enforcements, and(...)

Buddy can you spare a dime? Microsoft founder Bill Gates is still coining it in

Microsoft founder Bill Gates remains the richest man in tech with a personal fortune amounting to $78 billion (€69.74 billion), while Hong Kong-based (...)

In 1994 Jerry Yang and David Filo, two graduate students at Stanford University, create a website called “Jerry and David’s guide to the world wide web”, cataloguing sites.

January 1994: In the early days on the internet - when no one knows what content is out there - Jerry Yang and David Filo, two graduate students at St(...)

Claire Foy in The Crown

At Netflix’s recent state-of-the- nation shindig in Paris, stray celebrities wander through crowds of journalists and vloggers. Outside there’s a big(...)

William Campbell (L), who died this week. He is pictured with  investor Allison Butts. Photograph: Bloomberg

Bill Campbell, one of the most influential background players in Silicon Valley, who was known as “coach” there for his work advising technology indus(...)

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