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By Mauro Battocchi Among the great innovators of our time stands Federico Faggin, the Vicenza native turned Bay Area resident, who designed the first commercial microprocessor and, in doing so, left an indelible mark on the face of humanity.   Take a look around the room. You will likely see myriad objects essential to our current way of li...

After a big bang opening party, LUCE della Citta brings the Italian glamour to the Malibu Country Mart, Malibu, CA located at 3835 Cross Creek Road, Malibu, CA 90265. Tel 310 745 4154. They sell all things hand crafted and contemporary, including one of a kind Murano glass chandeliers, art glass complements and tableware, contemporary custom furnit...

Il 12 dicembre è una data di straordinaria importanza per tutti quelli che – dottorandi in ricerca scientifica, ingegneri, economisti, laureati con competenze art, fashion e design -, vogliono imparare a lanciare una start-up apprendendo il "come" in Silicon Valley, con i migliori del mondo.   Il 12 dicembre è il giorno del lancio del bando2...

By Lawrence Ulrich Slip-sliding around Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca with Derek Hill in the world's last Maserati Tipo 151 – a vintage honey that tore through LeMans in the early '60s – it's possible to imagine that Maserati's glory days were all in the past. But seeing the alluring Alfieri concept car unveiled for North America, it's clear that...

di Paolo Giaccio   Per uno startupper italiano che voglia presentare il suo progetto nella Silicon Valley il primo ponte da attraversare è quello gettato da Marco Marinucci e Alberto Onetti. Si chiama Mind the Bridge. È una fondazione che aiuta le startup che vogliono uscire dai propri confini, organizzandogli corsi, incontri, presentazioni....

By Mauro Battocchi Fabrizio Capobianco knows a thing or two about software. Ten years ago he founded Funambol, which grew to be the world's leading open mobile source company, and recently his newest venture TOK.tv promises a new social dimension to television watching where friends can talk to each other while watching TV.   Indeed from yo...

I'm on my way back from Davos where, during the World Economic Forum, we'll participate at the launch of the Startup European Partnership. After the official press conference and press release by commissioner by EU Commissioner Neelie Kroes, the news has been picked up and commented by a significant number of both international sources (Techcrunch...

In un momento di transizione e instabilità come quello attraversato in questo momento dall'Italia, c'è una parte vitale del paese che crede nelle opportunità offerte per il futuro dalla nuova rivoluzione tecnologica digitale.   Sulla scia di ciò che è avvenuto da oltre un decennio negli Stati Uniti, in molte città italiane si assiste alla na...

It's a hop, skip and a jump from the Geary Street side of Union Square to 236 Post St., where the Salvatore Ferragamo store just reopened in larger, two-story digs.   A fixture in San Francisco since 2000, the purveyor of luxury Italian goods is now cheek-to-jowl with Burberry, Cartier, Graff and Giorgio Armani, a growing designer alley. &n...

The 2013 edition of Concorso Italiano will be staged Friday, August 16th at Laguna Seca Golf Ranch in Monterey, California. Long a staple of the Monterey Classic Car Week, the 28th annual Concorso will again honor Italian vehicles and style with everything great from Italy including cars, fashion, food and wine.   This year's Concorso Italia...

Claudia Volpi throws down a friendly ultimatum: "I challenge you to find an Italian who doesn't own a pair of Superga shoes." And she's hoping the sporty "People's Shoes of Italy" will soon become common footfare for Fillmore residents as well, now that the doors to her new boutique are open at 2326 Fillmore Street.   The shoes — slip-o...

A beautiful loft in the heart of Downtown, a panoramic rooftop with a pool and a scenic view over the skyline, a professional equipment suitable for big production companies.   Definitely not a bad way of introducing themselves to prospective clients! But what lies behind such a stylish look? Hard work, the courage to follow dreams, family a...