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We tried the first lab-grown sausage made without killing animals. It was smoky, savory, and tasted like breakfast

A Silicon Valley startup called New Age Meats offered us a taste of the world's first pork sausage made in a lab without killing any animals. Here's how the cultured meat cooked, smelled, and tasted.
The abandoned Vallco Mall.

A dead mall near Apple’s Silicon Valley headquarters is transforming into a $4 billion development

The project, located just blocks away from Apple Park, could set a precedent for future affordable housing proposals, including a $29 million initiative in San Francisco's Mission District.
Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos could be the first ‘woke’ billionaire philanthropist — but only if he’s willing to help solve the problems he’...

Anand Giridharadas, author of Winners Take All, shares his thoughts on billionaire Jeff Bezos' latest charity announcement, and how the tech CEO could change the future of corporate philanthropy.

‘Harold and Kumar’ actor Kal Penn shares why he backed the startup behind Silicon Valley’s favorite ‘bleeding’ veggie bu...

Kal Penn, who played Kumar in the comedy "Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle," now has a reason to return to the burger chain in real life. The chain is adding vegetarian sliders made with patties from Silicon Valley startup Impossible Foods to its menu.

We tasted the first lab-grown sausage made without slaughtering any animals — here’s what it was like

New Age Meats, a Silicon Valley company funded by startup hub IndieBio, offered us a taste of the world's first pork sausage made without a farm. The cultured, or cell-based, meat is made from real pig cells.
Steve Huffman is cofounder and CEO of Reddit.

After a huge user revolt, nobody wanted to work at Reddit. 3 years later, the CEO explains how the ‘front page of the internet’ rebuilt th...

When Steve Huffman, the cofounder of Reddit, rejoined the company as CEO in 2015, he learned that very few people in Silicon Valley wanted to work there anymore. Here's the story of how Reddit persuaded hundreds of engineers to come work for it.
Minal Hasan, a venture capitalist and Silicon Valley native.

A VC who’s lived in Silicon Valley her whole life says the things that used to set it apart from Los Angeles and New York are changing fast

Silicon Valley has undergone many changes since it first became the hub of the tech world decades ago. Venture capitalist Minal Hasan, a Silicon Valley native, says the biggest change she's seen is that residents today show off their wealth more than they used to.

A venture capitalist and former Obama official are giving startups $30 million to fix a ‘crisis’ in our food system — and you can ap...

FoodShot Global is a new fund for researchers and startups solving problems in food and agriculture that stem from soil degradation. Venture capitalist Victor Friedberg, former Obama-administration official Sara Eckhouse, and former Rabobank North America CEO Rajiv Singh will lead the fund.
Justin Kan, Nick Cortes, and Augie Rakow are the cofounders of Atrium.

The 35-year-old creator of Twitch has already launched and sold one startup for $1 billion. And he just raised $65 million from top VC firms, like And...

Justin Kan's new legal startup, Atrium, has raised $65 million in a new round of funding led by Andreessen Horowitz. Kan is perhaps best known as the creator of modern live-streaming with the launch of Twitch, which sold to Amazon for nearly $1 billion.

Some of Silicon Valley’s leading startups making meat from cells are abandoning the term ‘clean meat’ — here’s what to c...

Instead of using the label "clean meat," CEOs of several startups have opted for other language. The move is aimed at making it easier to collaborate with traditional meat companies and to more accurately represent real meat that's made from cells.