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What's it Like to Work In Silicon Valley if You're Not in Tech?

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 11.12.2016 | Technology
Alison van Diggelen

If you're a techie in Silicon Valley today, chances are you have a six figure salary and a comfortable living situation. But what if you don't work in tech? What's it like being in Silicon Valley when you have to struggle to make ends meet and you see 20-year-olds with million dollar mansions?

Apple vs Samsung: The Battle for the Green Halo

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 06.25.2014 | Technology
Alison van Diggelen

Yesterday, I was invited to join the live BBC World Service show, Business Matters to discuss Apple's green manifesto and its rivalry with Samsung. I was interviewed by the BBC's talented Manuela Saragosa. Here's a transcript of the highlights.

BBC Chief Vows To Protect Treasured Service | Posted: 13 June 2011 | Posted 08.13.2011 | Media

BBC Trust chairman Chris Patten has vowed to try and protect the World Service from spending cuts, possibly at the expense of one of the broadcaster's...

U.S. Culture Slightly Less Entrepreneurial Than Indonesia: Survey

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 07.25.2011 | Business

Americans have long been comforted by the belief that they live in the world's most entrepreneur-friendly country. But among the 24 countries surveyed...

World's Opinion Of U.S. Has 'Improved Sharply' Under Obama, Says BBC Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Since Barack Obama entered office, the world's view of the United States has 'improved sharply,' according to a poll carried out by the BBC World Serv...