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Over 250 tech industry leaders were asked which skills are in highest demand at their companies. Here’s what they said.

Software development, data analytics, and engineering are among the most valued skills in the eyes of tech leaders.
Activists hung a sign at a Palo Alto parking garage near Palantir's cafeteria.

Over 1,200 students at 17 universities including Stanford have pledged to not take jobs at Palantir unless it stops working with ICE

Some students from elite schools, including MIT and Stanford, have pledged not to work for Palantir due to its contracts with ICE.
Silicon Valley employees get luxurious perks, like free stays at Airbnb listings.

The most incredible perks Silicon Valley workers can take advantage of, from free rental cars to travel stipends

Employees at Silicon Valley tech companies have access to perks like travel stipends, on-site acupuncture and massages, and more.
The San Francisco Bay Area is a unique place to grow up, author Michal Kranz says.

I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. Here are 10 things I wish people would understand about it.

Visitors to the San Francisco Bay Area might be surprised to learn there's so much more to the city than Silicon Valley and the booming tech industry.
Wide leg tuxedo trousers by Victoria Beckham.

A Silicon Valley stylist reveals which women’s brands she’s choosing right now

While it's New York Fashion Week on the East Coast, here's what stylist Victoria Hitchcock is dressing her Silicon Valley clients in.
Curbside view of South Park Cafe.

Brex, the buzzy credit card startup valued at $2.6 billion, is opening a restaurant in the heart of San Francisco’s VC district

The South Park Cafe, a favorite of tech VCs, is alive again and under new management: the $2.6 billion startup, Brex.
The microbiome testing company uBiome has come under scrutiny after an FBI raid.

Dispensed: uBiome gets dumped by CVS, Jeffrey Epstein’s wacky plan to sell DNA data, and 19 unicorn startups to watch

Welcome to Dispensed, Business Insider's weekly roundup of healthcare, biotech, and pharma news. In this week's letter: CVS dumps uBiome, Epstein's plan to sequence people's genomes, and key unicorn healthcare startups to watch.
Alex Karp, chief executive officer of Palantir Technologies, attends the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 12, 2018 in Sun Valley, Idaho.

Palantir’s IPO could be delayed until 2023 as the embattled, Peter Thiel-founded data firm looks overseas for private funding

Palantir has reportedly courted Singapore's Temasek Holdings, SoftBank, and other non-US investors for a coming round.
Index backed hot scooter startup Bird.

The 25 hottest startups where Americans want to work at, according to LinkedIn

The top 25 startups include stationary-bike-maker Peloton, bike-sharing company Lime, and beauty company Glossier.
The microbiome testing company uBiome has come under scrutiny after an FBI raid.

Poop-testing startup uBiome was once valued at $600 million by Silicon Valley’s top VCs. It just filed for bankruptcy.

The poop-testing firm said it hopes to entice an investor to purchase it for its scientific knowledge. It also aims to sell its sole remaining product at CVS.