Nine Silicon Valley Companies Pioneering Robotics

The perils of Artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics are often highlighted in the media, with numerous commentators suggesting that many of us could find ourselves losing our jobs to a machine. For some, the very image of a walking, talking computer is frightening. In MIT’s Technology Review, a robot designed by Boston Dynamics was described…

Eight Silicon Valley companies changing the financial services industry

Experts and media pundits are quick to draw parallels between technologies. “The Blockchain will do to the financial system what Internet did to media,” wrote MIT researchers in a Harvard Business Review article last year. Others, like the noted economist Nouriel Roubini, argue that Blockchain is not yet ready for the primetime. Yet, there are…

14 Disruptive Machine Learning Startups in Silicon Valley by Industry

The challenge for most companies today isn’t that they don’t understand what machine learning is, but rather that they don’t know what it’s for. What most executives struggle with is coming up with a pilot project which uses the technology and produces real value for their organization. Here at Silicon Valley Innovation Center, we understand…

Silicon Valley tech giants get on board with tours

PALO ALTO, Calif. — It’s an odd place for a pilgrimage: a quiet suburban street of low-rise shingle-style houses near the Stanford University campus. But the GPS on their phones leads a steady stream of tourists from around the world to 367 Addison Ave. What they’ve come to see is even more surprising: a singularly…