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Uber continues to make headlines, and often for questionable reasons. This time, the news is that the San Francisco-based ride-sharing startup, valued at north of $41 billion, has been picking off engineers right and left from Carnegie Mellon University's cutting-edge robotics center.
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Apple leads the tech industry when it comes to shifting to using renewable energy, according to a new report from the environmental group Greenpeace. Despite its rapid growth over the past 12 months, Apple has managed to continue powering its data centers with 100 percent renewable energy in the ...
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In an overwhelming indication of the rapid-fire pace of venture investments — and the ever-ballooning size of funding rounds — Uber reportedly has plans to raise between $1.5 billion and $2 billion in new funding. The latest funding round, reported by the Wall Street Journal, would mark the ...
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You never know who might be on Quora.
If your next career move hinges on working for a company with a sexy, bad-boy image and household name, don't apply to Zenefits. Or, at least don't apply to Zenefits and then vent on the Internet's most popular Q&A site that the software company isn't sexy and bad-boy enough.
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Google has lost a key battle in the race to build new tech offices in its hometown city of Mountain View. After a 6 1/2-hour meeting to decide which of several developers can build a limited amount of new office space allowed in the North Bayshore neighborhood, Google watched the Mountain View ...
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Wevorce, a startup that uses technology and mediators to give parting couples a more amicable — and cheaper — option for divorce, announced on Tuesday a new online support network of experts who will help guide families through post-divorce challenges. The network of specialists, ...
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Most Americans value privacy in their online and offline lives but feel they have little control over it, a new report by Pew Research Center says. In addition, they don't have much trust that their information will stay secure, and want more limits on government collection of data as well as ...
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Ellen Pao is contesting Kleiner Perkins' claim that she is on the hook for reimbursing the firm's nearly $1 million bill in legal fees incurred during the five-week trial brought by Pao's $16 million gender discrimination lawsuit. In documents filed Friday with San Francisco Superior Court, ...
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In the latest testament to how Israeli startups are on the bleeding edge of cybersecurity, a startup with Tel Aviv roots launched Thursday offering new security technology for businesses. Twistlock emerged from stealth mode with technology to secure what's called container-based applications ...
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He's gone from being a young civil rights leader in the South to presidential candidate to someone who appears in times of crisis such as most recently in Ferguson, Mo. and Baltimore, Md. And he continues to press corporate America on the ethnic and racial make-up of its boards. The Rev.
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Carly Fiorina, the former chief executive of Hewlett-Packard and now contender for the Republican presidential nomination, defended the thousands of layoffs she made at the company. In an interview with Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric, Fiorina said that layoffs were “a terrible decision to ...
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Like many others, I've been thinking about Dave Goldberg, the CEO of SurveyMonkey who died unexpectedly this weekend. He wasn't as well known as his wife, Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer, although she always credited him for having a critical hand in her success.
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