Occupation: Editor, Valleywag Handle: @nitashatiku Why: Nitasha Tiku is Valleywag's new editor, as Sam Biddle steps down to become a writer at Gawker. She tweets a lot about tech, and her takes on Silicon Valley news are always entertaining. Occupation: Venture Capitalist Handle: @pmarca Why: Influential investor who took Tweetstorming to another level. A Tweetstorm is 10 or more tweets in a row. It's an acquired taste, but it's pretty great.Occupation: Partner, Kleiner Perkins Handle: @msquinn Why: She's an investor at Kleiner Perkins now, and she's had experience working at tech companies like Square and Google. She tweets a lot about startups.Occuaption: Founder, Brew PR Handle: @brooke Why: Tech public relations folks and journalists have a love-hate relationship. Brooke, who runs Brew PR, knows more about tech than most people, and she won't bombard your DMs, inbox, and replies with pitches, either.Occupation: CEO, T-Mobile Handle: @john_legere Why: Legere is outspoken on Twitter, calling out rival companies, promoting T-Mobile, and even posting the occasional tweetstorm.Occupation: Co-Executive Editor and Co-Founder, Re/code Handle: @karaswisher Why: Kara breaks a lot of huge tech stories, so if you follow her, you'll be among the first to know when a CEO steps down or a company gets acquired.Occupation: Co-Editor, TechCrunch Handle: @alexia Why: Following Alexia is like getting a curated list of the best TechCrunch stories tweeted out regularly.Occupation: Senior Editor, 9to5Mac Handle: @markgurman Why: If you're looking for breaking news, scoops, leaks, and more news about Apple, look no further than Mark Gurman, a college student who's probably the best Apple reporter around.Occupation: Founder and CEO of Walker & Company brands Handle: @tristanwalker Why: Tristan, an early Foursquare employee, is still relatively new to the venture space. He tweets a lot of inspirational stuff about business and tech in Silicon Valley, and he's got a super positive attitude. Occupation: CEO, Square; Twitter co-founder Handle: @jack Why: Lots of tweets about everything from tech to social justice and current events. Oh, and he helped create Twitter.Occupation: Host, Bloomberg West Handle: @emilychangtv Why: She hosts the tech show Bloomberg West. She talks to the biggest names in tech, so make sure you're tuned in. Occupation: Reporter, New York Times Handle: @fmanjoo Why: Manjoo is something special on Twitter. Occupation: Analyst, Andreessen Horowitz Handle: @BenedictEvans Why: If you're looking for solid insight about and analysis of the mobile industry, look no further than Benedict Evans. Occupation: Tech reporter and columnist, New York Times Handle: @jennydeluxe Why: Her stories always provide new perspectives other people simply aren't writing about. She tweets out tech news with a twist.Occupation: CEO, Tesla Handle: @elonmusk Why: He occasionally posts cheeky tweets that get people talking. Occupation: Columnist, Wall Street Journal Handle: @joannastern Why: She's always tweeting out a good mix of the day's top stories in tech. Occupation: Co-founder and general partner, Andreessen Horowitz Handle: @bhorowitz Why: He's the co-founder of one of the most influential venture capital firms in Silicon Valley. He also has an affinity for hip-hop, and occasionally tweets about it. Occupation: Reporter, FORTUNE Handle: @danprimack Why: Dan breaks the news on Twitter, and then breaks it down so you can understand it.Occupation: Wall Street Journal technology reporter Handle: @ShiraOvide Why: She really gets markets, finance, and tech, and where all those things intersect. Occupation: Senior editor, Re/code Handle: @pkafka Why: Good to follow him for tweets about tech and media, as well as his own stories.Occupation: Twitter CEO Handle: @dickc Why: He runs Twitter! Occupation: Microsoft reporter, Bloomberg Handle: @dinabass Why: Follow along for great Microsoft coverage — and tweets about Liverpool FC. Occupation: Apple CEO Handle: @tim_cook Why: If we're being honest, he's not a great Tweeter. He's new to the platform, and only tweets out small things from time to time. But, he runs the most valuable company in the world, so you might want to follow just to be safe. Occupation: Reporter, Wall Street Journal Handle: @EvelynRusli Why: Evelyn writes about startups, so follow along accordingly. Occupation: Investor, Khosla Ventures Handle: @rabois Why: He tweets about sports and tech, and he's not afraid to call out journalists. Occupation: Apple expert Handle: @SammyWalrusIV Why: He provides great insights on Apple. While he's generally bullish on the company, he's not a disillusioned Apple fanboy.Occupation: Yahoo Finance tech reporter Handle: @ampressman Why: He's always adding something of value to the daily debate about the biggest stories in tech. Occupation: Reporter, New York Times Handle: @mikeisaac Why: His Twitter feed is a mix of tech news, analysis, and amusing tweets. He's big on faving tweets, too. Occupation: Venture Capitalist, Lerer Ventures Handle: @erichippeau Why: His opinions on digital media matter. Occupation: Founder and Editor-In-Chief, The Information Handle: @jessicalessin Why: Lessin tweets out all her own stories and others from The Information, giving you your daily need-to-know on what's going on in tech and digital media. Occupation: Co-Founder, Foursquare Handle: @dens Why: Dennis's Twitter feed is a snapshot of his personality: pictures of cats, thoughtful links to stories, and, of course, Foursquare check-ins. Occupation: President and Editor-in-Chief, The Huffington Post Media Group Handle: @ariannahuff Why: Arianna Huffington is digital media royalty. Occupation: Investor, Box Group; Founder, Spring; Co-Founder, TechStars NYC Handle: @davetisch Why: His tweets will catch you up on what's happening in early-stage startups. Occupation: Founder of MakeLoveNotPorn and IfWeRanTheWorld; consultant and coach Handle: @cindygallop Why: Good takes on business, social issues, and tech. Occupation: CEO, Yahoo Handle: @marissamayer Why: Marissa Mayer won't spam your feed — she doesn't tweet regularly — but when she does tweet, it's something newsworthy. Occupation: Senior editor, Re/code Handle: @DelRey Why: He writes about e-commerce with a focus on Amazon. Follow for the scoopage.Occupation: Chief technology and strategy officer, Cisco Handle: @Padmasree Why: She's a huge supporter of women in tech. Occupation: Editor, Bloomberg Digital Handle: @joshuatopolsky Why: Josh left The Verge, where he was editor-in-chief, for head up Bloomberg Digital earlier this year. You'll get a good mix of the day's news with lots of tech thrown in the mix. Occupation: Writer, ReadWrite Handle: @selenalarson Why: Selena Larson's writing focuses largely on the intersection between tech and gender issues, and her Twitter account is a reflection of that.Occupation: Founder, GigaOM; Venture Partner, True Ventures Handle: @om Why: Om Malik breaks stories and reports on tech trends. He's been in the tech blogging scene for a while, and his analysis is top-notch. Occupation: Founding partner and co-editor of Boing Boing; founding board member of Freedom of the Press Foundation Handle: @xeni Why: Lots of news, thoughtful commentary, and inspiring tweets. Occupation: Editor-In-Chief, The Verge Handle: @reckless Why: Expect lots of tweets with links to the best stories from The Verge every day. Occupation: Senior Online Editor, Forbes Handle: @kashhill Why: Solid mix of tech news-related tweets. Occupation: Partner, Homebrew Handle: @hunterwalk Why: Walk has had experience at YouTube, Google, and Second Life, and he knows what's up in tech. Occupation: CEO, Jewliebots; Founder, Girl Develop It Handle: @SaraJChipps Why: She tweets about everything from coding and UI to social issues to tech news. She's hilarious too. Occupation: Technology reporter, The Guardian Handle: @charlesarthur Why: He's a sharp tech writer. Occupation: Principal, O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures Handle: @noUpside Why: She gets the venture side of tech.Occupation: CEO and founder of Peek, a travel startup that lets you find the best places to eat and things to do while you're traveling. Handle: @ruzwana Why: Good tweets about tech and social issues. Marc Andreessen thinks you should follow her too.Occupation: Reporter, Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones VentureWire Handle: @lorakolodny Why: She writes about tech and venture capital, and her tweets are a good mix of tech and other news.Occupation: CEO, LinkedIn Handle: @jeffweiner Why: Jeff Weiner tweets out stories and analysis from the tech sector, and a bunch of LinkedIn blog posts you'll actually want to read. Occupation: Founder of audience.io; tech reporter Handle: @CBM Why: She's an entrepreneur and a journalist. Lots of valuable tweets about tech and entrepreneurship. Occupation: Co-Founder, Activate; Co-Founder and CEO, ThinkUp; Publisher, Editor, and Owner, Dashes.com Handle: @anildash Why: He's a thoughtful tweeter, and he has a great understanding of tech and all its nuances. Occupation: Partner, Benchmark Capital Handle: @billgurley Why: Bill Gurley is an investor at VC firm Benchmark Capital, so you'll want to read his insights. Occupation: Founder, Editor-In-Chief and CEO, Pando Handle: @sarahcuda Why: Sarah Lacy's always has a strong take on the news. Occupation: Partner, Lerer Ventures; CEO, Wildcard Handle: @jordancooper Why: He understands venture capital and tweets about it. Occupation: Founder/CEO of Girls Who Code. She was also the Deputy Public Advocate at the Office of the New York City Public Advocate. Handle: @reshmasaujani Why: Huge advocate for gender equality and getting women into tech and coding. Occupation: CEO, CyPhy Works; Co-Founder, iRobot Handle: @helengreiner Why: She knows way more about robotics than you. Occupation: Reporter/writer Handle: @edbott Why: He's one of the top columnists writing about Microsoft.Occupation: WSJ Tech columnist, Wall Street Journal Handle: @mims Why: He'll tweet smart analysis and good stories.Occupation: Web video producer, Handle: @MKBHD Why: At 20 years old, he's already one of the best people covering tech — his expertise lies in gadgets and computer hardware and software. He's big on YouTube, too.Occupation: Senior editor at Re/code Handle: @inafried Why: She scoops and reports on everything related to mobile. Occupation: Writer, Gawker Handle: @samfbiddle Why: The former editor of Valleywag is delightfully brutal on Twitter.Occupation: Writer, The Atlantic Handle: @megangarber Why: Her Twitter is a collection of tweets that reflect the kinds of tech and internet culture stories she writes for The Atlantic.Occupation: Founder and managing partner, SV Angel Handle: @davidlee Why: He founded SV Angel, a hugely important early-stage investment firm that's put money behind startups like ClassPass, Secret, Flatiron Health, and Snapchat. Occupation: Senior reporter, The Verge Handle: @CaseyNewton Why: He tweets tech stories constantly, and he's had his own scoops, too. Follow him for those! Occupation: Columnist, New York Times Handle: @nickbilton Why: Valuable insight on everything tech and business related. Occupation: Reporter at the Wall Street Journal Handle: @dmac1 Why: A great reporter, who breaks plenty of news. Occupation: Silicon Valley bureau chief, Fusion Handle: @alexismadrigal Why: Lots of links to thought-provoking tech stories. You won't be bored. Occupation: Editor, Quartz; Founder, CityNotes Handle: @fromedome Why: Don't be a doofus, follow Frommer.Occupation: Sophia Amoruso is the Founder and CEO, Nasty Gal Handle: @Sophia_Amoruso Why: She's not a regular boss, she's a cool boss (and her tweets about life and her growing business are super entertaining). Occupation: Editor, Ars Technica Handle: @caseyjohnston Why: Her tweets about tech — and other musings — are hilarious.Occupation: Writer, Wired Handle: @mat Why: He's an awesome tech writer, and his tweets are hilarious. Occupation: CEO, News Corp Handle: @rupertmurdoch Why: It's not often you see the 83-year-old CEO of a massive media company crafting his own tweets.Occupation: Journalist Handle: @leighalexander Why: She writes about video games and tech culture poignantly, and her Twitter feed is a reflection of that.Occupation: CEO and Co-Founder, Cultivated Wit Handle: @baratunde Why: The former Onion writer puts a twist on tech and startups on his Twitter feed. Occupation: Reporter, Politico Handle: @TonyRomm Why: Great perspective on the intersection of tech and politics.Occupation: General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz Handle: @cdixon Why: Care about venture capital? Probably a good idea to follow a guy who's invested in companies like BUzzFeed, Oculus, and Soylent.Occupation: Founder and CEO of uBeam Handle: @meredithperry Why: She's super smart, and she tweets about tech news and her wireless charging company, uBeam. Occupation: General partner, Google Ventures; columnist, TechCrunch Handle: @mgsiegler Why: He has great insights about early-stage startups.Occupation: Deputy tech editor, The New York Times Handle: @qhardy Why: Hardy is a weirdo in a good way. His account is well worth the follow. He understands both consumer and enterprise tech.Occupation: Co-founder, Viaweb and Y Combinator Handle: @paulg Why: If you want to keep up with what's happening in tech, or if you're the founder of a startup trying to get off the ground, look to Paul Graham for valuable VC advice. Occupation: Founder, Techmeme Handle: @gaberivera Why: He runs Techmeme. Occupation: Lead dewveloper, Tapbot, the maker of Tweetbot Handle: @tapbot_paul Why: Follow along for his insight into app development.Occupation: Co-Executive Editor, reviewer and columnist, Re/code Handle: @waltmossberg Why: He tweets out the best stories from Re/code. Occupation: Founder, Product Hunt Handle: @rrhoover Why: You'll know about the buzziest startups before anyone else if you follow Ryan. Occupation: Columnist, Washington Post Handle: @caitlindewey Why: Her takes on internet culture are not to be missed.Occupation: Editor-In-Chief, The Next Web Handle: @MartinSFP Why: Get some perspective on tech from across the pond. Occupation: Reporter, GigaOM Handle: @gigastacey Why: She tweets about everything from the FCC to the Internet of Things. Occupation: Associate Editor, The Atlantic Handle: @yayitsrob Why: He's an articulate writer, and he's got an eccentric and funny Twitter presence.Occupation: Staff writer, Wired Handle: @redgirlsays Why: Good tweets about everything from cycling to the number of women who code. Occupation: Co-founder, Union Square Ventures Handle: @fredwilson Why: He's arguably one of the most important people in tech.Occupation: Tech reporter, ZDNet Handle: @maryjofoley Why: She'll school you in all things Microsoft. Occupation: VC, Foundry Group Handle: @bfeld Why: He'll give you his take on startups from Boulder, Colorado. Occupation: Founder/editor, 9to5Mac, 9to5Google, 9to5Toys Handle: @llsethj Why: Get firsthand reports about Google and Apple.Occupation: Creative strategist, Tumblr; Founder, Femsplain Handle: @missambear Why: She's the creative force behind Denny's social media accounts, and she just launched a new website for women. More than almost anyone else, she gets the internet — and Twitter, specifically. Occupation: Writer, TechCrunch Handle: @alex Why: He's a fun person to follow, tweeting out thought-provoking stories and asking questions to his 37,000+ followers. Occupation: Founder and author, Asymco Handle: @asymco Why: Great charts and analysis of mobile trends and tech news.Occupation: Editor, Buzzfeed Handle: @katienotopoulos Why: If you're not already following her, you must have missed her #UnfollowAMan movement.Occupation: CEO, Betaworks Handle: @Borthwick Why: If you care about Silicon Alley news, follow this guy. Occupation: Venture Capitalist, Kleiner Perkins Handle: @johndoerr Why: He's one of the most important VCs in tech.