“In the U.S. in 2016, 60 percent of the most highly valued tech companies were founded by first- or second-generation Americans and are responsible for 1.5 million employees. Those companies include tech titans Apple, Alphabet, Amazon and Facebook. “. Damn immigrants. ‪Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends Report http://ift.tt/2rcsUBS.

Mary Meeker’s 2017 Internet Trends Report – Slashdot Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner Mary Meeker delivered her annual rapid-fire internet trends report at Code Conference. Here’s the summary: 1. Global smartphone growth is slowing: Smartphone shipments grew 3 percent year over year last year, versus 10 percent the year before. 2. Voice i….

Impending US crash?

Bitcoin prices are soaring under Trump. Up 125% in 2017 alone Remember bitcoin? The digital currency’s price has more than doubled this year. Some cite the fact that President Trump has some pro-bitcoin advisers in his administration. But others argue bitcoin is a great play on political turmoil.