Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley Cuts Salaries for Remote Workers, Fueling Tensions

Many employees at Silicon Valley tech companies have recently moved to cheaper locales to work remotely amidst the coronavirus pandemic.  Big Tech has responded by slashing salaries using  “cost-of-living” reductions, increasing tensions between the Masters of the Universe and their highly-touted employees. One tech CEO in the midwest called Silicon Valley’s salary cuts “hypocritical.”

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 29: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies via video conference during an Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee hearing on "Online platforms and market power. Examining the dominance of Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple" on Capitol Hill on July 29, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Graeme …

CEO of Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinbase Confronts Woke Capitalism

Wired magazine recently outlined the internal turmoil at cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase following CEO Brian Armstrong’s declaration that political discussions were to be kept outside of the office, giving employees a week to agree or leave. His direct refutation of the tech industry’s woke capitalism left his employees in an uproar.

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong

Uber Warns of California Shutdown After Legal Woes

Uber could shut down services in California as early as Friday as the ridesharing company continues to fight the state over a new law that requires its gig economy drivers to be re-classified as employees. The threat of a stoppage comes after Uber posted a whopping $1.8 billion loss during the second quarter as the Chinese coronavirus pandemic continues to take a financial toll on the company.

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi on Wall Street

Pinkerton: The Return of the San Francisco Democrats

The Democratic Party’s presumptive vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris is the ultimate San Francisco Democrat, representing the “woke” left-libertarianism of a place where everything is tolerated except for conservatism and where Silicon Valley’s plutocrats are free to enrich themselves insulated from the deplorable riffraff they despise.

US Senator Kamala Harris attends the United State of Women Summit at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, on May 5, 2018. (Photo by CHRIS DELMAS / AFP) (Photo by CHRIS DELMAS/AFP via Getty Images)