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  • 00:52

    Tom Foremski of Silicon Valley Watcher

    in Marketing

    Tom Foremski, is the founder and editor of the popular and top-ranked news site, Silicon Valley Watcher, reporting on the business and culture of innovation. In May 2004, Tom became the first journalist to leave a major newspaper, the Financial Times, to make a living as a full-time journalist blogger.   Tom has been reporting on Silicon Valley and the US tech industry since 1984. His current focus is on the convergence of media and technology--the fuel for a new era for Silicon Valley. This is affecting businesses world wide.

  • 01:01

    The CEO who was called the Token Bimbo & Women Entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley

    in Current Events

    We have a full hour of women who made the headlines this past week and delving deeper into topics affecting women.  From Super Bowl 49 to the American Sniper to Measles.  We give a shout and recognize and great campaign sponsored by PlaidforWomen.com called the #NoMeanGirls campaign and how we can all take part on this movement.

    We take on two of the hottest topics trending this week with the February cover of the Newsweek Magazine, "What Silicon Valley Thinks of Women" to Carly Fiorina's interviews on being called a "token bimbo" and her client meeting at a strip club.  Stay tuned and informed on women making the headlines from the global stage to the entertainment arena, we cover it to bring  you all the top women in th headlines on the Power Lunch.  

  • 00:15

    How's Silicon Valley Doing?

    in Business

    WalletPop talks to the Silicon Valley Blogger (SVB) of The Digerati Life and The Smarter Wallet about how the economy and layoffs are impacting Silicon Valley.

  • 00:23

    Radio [itvt]: Bravo's - "Start Ups: Silicon Valley"

    in News

    Bravo Launches Interactive Experience for its New Reality Series, "Start-Ups Silicon Valley" Bravo's SVP of Marketing, Ellen Stone, Discusses the Network's "Silicon Valley Status" Project with [itvt]'s Tracy SwedlowIn this recorded interview, [itvt]'s Tracy Swedlow talks to Ellen Stone, SVP of marketing at Bravo Media, about Silicon Valley Status (SVS), an interactive experience that Bravo is launching today to enhance its new Randi Zuckerberg-executive-produced reality series, "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley" (premieres Monday, November 5th).

    Silicon Valley Status, which was developed in partnership with interactive marketing agency Campfire, centers on a digital hub located at SiliconValleyStatus.com, where fans of the show can, among other things, discover their own "SVS score," obtain pointers for increasing their score, and see how they stack up against other viewers and various "Bravolebrities." Each viewer's SVS score is based on three social factors, according to Bravo--popularity, influence and "the 'It' factor"--and draws on an analysis of the viewer's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram presence.

    The SVS site also features videos, which offer "insider" tips on improving one's SVS score from the "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley" cast. The videos include tutorials on how, for example, to promote a positive social-media image, how to get more re-tweets, and how to capture an effective profile picture. Viewers who sign up for the SVS experience will automatically be entered into a sweepstakes for a chance to win a ticket to the show's premiere party, which will take place November 4th in San Francisco.

  • 00:35

    Intersectionality & Diversity in the Tech Industry: Challenge of Silicon Valley

    in Business

    This interview is a three-way discussion between the host, Franne McNeal, the author, Dr. Fay Cobb Payton and Dr. Wayne M. Wormley.

    Dr. Fay Cobb Payton published a book in 2014 entitled: Leveraging Intersectionality: Seeing and Not Seeing, in which she discussed digital and social inclusion in technology oriented fields. Her work is a reflection of the earlier diversity efforts (from the 80’s and 90’s to the new millennium), to create productive and healthy work environments that naturally attract the best and brightest talent, globally. Here we are in 2015 and we see these efforts have not succeeded, especially in technology oriented/STEM fields.

    Guest: Dr. Fay Cobb Payton, Founding Director, MyHealthImpactNetwork, a social network experience that focuses on health disparities and social media technology interventions. @MyHealthImpact provides “voice” for the millennial generation about health, culture and technology innovation topics. www.MyHealthImpactNetwork.org, https://www.linkedin.com/in/drfay, www.twitter.com/MyHealthImpact

    Guest: Dr. Wayne M. Wormley, President, The Wormley Company, an extensive network of consultants and trainers, that provides clients with cost-effective solutions to interpersonal and organizational performance and productivity issues, by creating a work environment in which everyone can do their best work and achieve their full potential. www.linkedin.com/pub/wayne-wormley/5/394/575

  • 01:29


    in Current Events

    Prior to the airing of the fourth installment of Soledaid O'Brien's BLACK IN AMERICA series which will focus on the lack of diversity and representation of black entrepreuners in Silicon Valley, a heated debate has occurred on the web.
    Michael Arrington, a Silicon Valley investor and capital venturalist, stated that he has difficulty finding new high tech business startup wholly owned, initiated or operated by African Americans. 
    The South Bay(San Jose CA surrounding area) is the home of many well known high tech companies. The corporate headquarters of companies such as GOOGLE, CISCO, APPLE, HP, FACEBOOK, SUN MICROSYSTEMS, ORACLE and the location of major universities such as Stanford, UC Berkley, creates an environment whereby the ideas of the best & the brightest, coupled with financial backing of venture capital investment companies, fosters a climate of entrepreunership.
    The admissions requirements to these highly academically competitive universities are some of the toughest in the country. The percentage of  AA undergraduates is 10%; graduate students 3%. This could account for the difficulties Mr. Arrington alluded to in his interview. If more black students excelled in math and science subjects, could this acheivement gap be closed?

  • 00:45

    Special Guest -Silicon Valley Roller Girls

    in Current Events

    This week on the MBM we'll take an inside look at the sport of Roller Derby thanks to special guests from Los Angeles, CA's "Silicon Valley Roller Girls" .
    Plus we'll have the "Muji Movie Minute" featuring 1979's "The Evictors" and 2010's "Trollhunter", and a big announcement regarding the future of "The Midnight Black Mass". Won't you join us boys and ghouls.

  • 00:05

    TECH AM - Suppressing Wages in Silicon Valley

    in News

    WSJ's Mathew Passy on allegations tech titans tried to restrict wages in Silicon Valley; Square Inc. considers a sale; an extra charge to use Uber; the race to dominate mobile gaming and why some folks carry two cellphones.

  • 01:21

    EPISODE #20: CIA station chief on spy tales & Silicon Valley veteran on hacking

    in Current Events

    UNREDACTED with Rachel Marsden: Lifting the black ink to reveal the covert information and intelligence around global events.

    Details about today's guests: www.unredactedshow.com/vault.html

    Show website: www.unredactedshow.com

  • 01:56

    Medicine and Silicon Valley: Two Cultures, At Odds or In Common #BBSradio

    in Business

    Communication and Business Strategist and Keynote Speaker Michele Price brings you weekly access to the top minds to Master the Inner and Outer Game of business. 

    Breakthrough Radio is a global business radio show that delivers high impact & pioneering knowledge for leaders in business. Entrepreneurs, startups, sales/marketing/IT professionals join us every Monday.

    Lisa Suennen, author Tech Tonics, Can Passionate Entrepreneurs Heal Healthcare With Technology?

    Don Cooper, The Sales Heretic (tm) brings us every first Monday of the month Breakthrough Sales tip,  growing our revenue and profits.

    Jeff Shuey, Chief Evangelist K2, Jeff joins us after our featured guest, discussing technologies that impact our lives.

    We will enjoy a one on one with her and dig into what does it really mean to our businesses and careers when we truley understand "How the World See You?

    Follow us & ask your questions via twitter using #BBSradio.

     We love rewarding engagement. You are invited to visit radio show blog at www.WhoIsMichelePrice.com 

  • 02:46

    Eco-Tourism, World Travel, Travel Writing & Travel Safety Tips

    in Travel

    Join Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith – mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine, for Day 1 of Big Blend Radio’s 2-day Travel Radio Expo! This show airs live from Yerington Inn, in western Nevada.
    On This Episode:
    - Adam Roberts, CEO of Born Free USA discusses the benefits of Eco-Tourism
    - Glynn Burrows of Norfolk Tours shares a Day 10 Trip Itinerary Through Norfolk, England
    - Rick & Wendy Walleigh discuss their travel memoir ‘From Silicon Valley to Swaziland:  How One Couple Found Purpose and Adventure in an Encore Career’
    - Travel writer Eva Eldridge discusses her recent visit to Honolulu, Hawaii.