Dylan’s Desk: Why Silicon Valley is still a man’s world

Girls are just better at school, it appears. So why aren’t there more women in key roles at tech companies? Girls outperform boys in academic achievement in 70 percent of the countries around the world, according to a recent study. The study, done by researchers at the University of Missouri and the University of Glasgow, looked […]

Dylan’s Desk: Why Silicon Valley is still a man’s world

What to Think Ep. 37: Can Marissa Mayer save Yahoo?

Nicholas Carlson, the chief correspondent for Business Insider, has just published a book that goes deep into Yahoo under Marissa Mayer. Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo has details such as Mayer’s first day at work and her showdowns with activist investors and truculent executives. We brought Carlson into the podcast studio to ask […]

What to Think Ep. 37: Can Marissa Mayer save Yahoo?

Dylan’s Desk: The best of CES, from selfie sticks to smoke alarms

What will be hot in consumer electronics and computing in 2015? Read VB’s full coverage of International CES 2015 to find out. The best things at CES, an annual festival of consumer electronics and excess in Las Vegas, were not what you’d expect. Giant televisions were everywhere, of course, along with the usual forest of […]

Dylan’s Desk: The best of CES, from selfie sticks to smoke alarms