User Groups say to heck with the holidays

It's not such a bad thing that Valleywag Calendar will be gone after this week. The scarcity of upcoming events in the Valley means you'll have time to devote to the real things that matter this holiday season-shopping, eating, drinking, oh and family. But before you get festive, there are a few die hard groups still… » 11/25/08 1:48pm 11/25/08 1:48pm

Industries that might actually do well in 2009

It is unseasonably hot in the Bay Area. Time to lap up your vitamin D and forget about the dismal economic climate. Tonight, reps from high tech, life sciences, and the non-profit world dish about where to place your money and your time » 11/17/08 2:00pm 11/17/08 2:00pm for a plausibly successful 2009. To channel the positive energy, head to the the…

Give your employees the gift that keeps on giving: a job

Just in time for the holidays, layoff season is here. To avoid your own nightmare before Christmas, join a dotcom bust survivor, The Stephenz Group, at the Silicon Valley Capital Club. They'll be sharing their tips for keeping your revenue stream flowing in a tight financial market » 11/11/08 2:00pm 11/11/08 2:00pm from 5-8:30 p.m. For something a…

F-bomb dropping PHP advocate derails Ruby, again

Didn't make it to ZendCon08 for developer Terry Chay's expletive-laden talk on Ruby? Chay, the original PHP terrorist, is headlining the PHP meetup » 11/06/08 2:00pm 11/06/08 2:00pm with an encore presentation of "Making Frameworks Suck Less" at CBS Interactive, the company formerly known as CNET, from 6:30-10 p.m. Now that the Internet has won the…

Tila Tequila switches from Yahoo spawn to Mac guy

Promiscuous MySpace friender Tila Tequila recently denied » 11/05/08 3:00pm 11/05/08 3:00pm reports that her relationship with Courtenay Semel, the publicly drunken daughter of former Yahoo CEO Terry Semel, was on the rocks. But The Superficial the Hollywood Z-lister's shot at girl-on-girl love has ended. Why does she no longer Yahoo?Gossip column…