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Connecticut Post
How a former teen chess genius wound up leading a hot Valley startupThe classic Valley success story goes something like this: a geeky kid falls in
How a former teen chess genius wound up leading a hot Valley startup
Connecticut Post / Posted 9 minutes ago
The classic Valley success story goes something like this: a geeky kid falls in love with computers at a very early age, learns to code, invents something cool in college, and drops out to do a startup. That's about the exact opposite of how Poojan... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
How a former teen chess genius wound up leading a hot Valley startupThe classic Valley success story goes something like this: a geeky kid falls in
How a former teen chess genius wound up leading a hot Valley startup
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 31 minutes ago
The classic Valley success story goes something like this: a geeky kid falls in love with computers at a very early age, learns to code, invents something cool in college, and drops out to do a startup. That's about the exact opposite of how Poojan... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
As Supreme Court Storm Brews, Obama Defrosts At SunnlandsPosted: Sunday, February 14, 2016 – 1:45 PM (CNS) – With a major political sto
As Supreme Court Storm Brews, Obama Defrosts At Sunnlands
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 33 minutes ago
Posted: Sunday, February 14, 2016 – 1:45 PM (CNS) – With a major political storm brewing over a vacant Supreme Court seat, President Barack Obama began his day in the Coachella Valley at a golf club’s gymnasium today. The death of Supreme Court... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Last Week's 10 Biggest PostsWhile hiding your number may not be the best idea if you actually want people t
Last Week's 10 Biggest Posts
Lifehacker Australia / Posted an hour ago
While hiding your number may not be the best idea if you actually want people to pick up your call, you may have a legitimate reason for wanting to hide your number from coming up on the receiver's phone. Here's how you can do it. You wanted sleep... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Killer Interview Question: Are You The Smartest Person You Know?This week’s KIQ is an interview question favoured by the eccentric CEO of Oracl
Killer Interview Question: Are You The Smartest Person You Know?
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 2 hours ago
This week’s KIQ is an interview question favoured by the eccentric CEO of Oracle Larry Ellison. We’ve written about a similar question in a previous KIQ post which was “Who is the smartest person you know?“. While Lisa Thompson, Commvault human... Read more
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Daily Herald
How a 'superboss' turns employees into bossesMost of us just want a decent boss. Someone who doesn't take credit for our wor
How a 'superboss' turns employees into bosses
Daily Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
Most of us just want a decent boss. Someone who doesn't take credit for our work. Who doesn't mind if we don't immediately respond to an email sent after 11 p.m. Who actually asks us once in a while how we're doing. But Dartmouth business school... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
President spends quiet weekend in Palm Springs with no public events plannedPresident Obama is keeping a low profile while he vacations in the Coachella Va
President spends quiet weekend in Palm Springs with no public events planned
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
President Obama is keeping a low profile while he vacations in the Coachella Valley this weekend, before greeting 10 South East Asian leaders at Sunnylands on Monday. According press pool reports this morning, the President's motorcade left the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
A banker stopped Larry Ellison from buying the Warriors and it was the best thing that could have happened to themOracle cofounder Larry Ellison missed out on buying the Golden State Warriors i
A banker stopped Larry Ellison from buying the Warriors and it was the best thing that could have happened to them
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
Oracle cofounder Larry Ellison missed out on buying the Golden State Warriors in 2010, and it may have been the best thing that happened to the team. In a Bloomberg M&A podcast, reporter Alex Sherman interviewed Sal Galatioto, the banker who worked... Read more
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Connecticut Post
A banker stopped Larry Ellison from buying the Warriors and it was the best thing that could have happened to themOracle cofounder Larry Ellison missed out on buying the Golden State Warriors i
A banker stopped Larry Ellison from buying the Warriors and it was the best thing that could have happened to them
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
Oracle cofounder Larry Ellison missed out on buying the Golden State Warriors in 2010, and it may have been the best thing that happened to the team. In a Bloomberg M&A podcast, reporter Alex Sherman interviewed Sal Galatioto, the banker who worked... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
A banker stopped Larry Ellison from buying the Warriors and it was the best thing that could have happened to themOracle cofounder Larry Ellison missed out on buying the Golden State Warriors i
A banker stopped Larry Ellison from buying the Warriors and it was the best thing that could have happened to them
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Oracle cofounder Larry Ellison missed out on buying the Golden State Warriors in 2010, and it may have been the best thing that happened to the team. In a Bloomberg M&A podcast, reporter Alex Sherman interviewed Sal Galatioto, the banker who worked... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Locals excited for Presidents stayThe President wasted little time getting on the golf course after his arrival.
Locals excited for Presidents stay
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted yesterday
The President wasted little time getting on the golf course after his arrival. News Channel 3 and CBS Local 2 brought you live coverage of his motorcade as it traveled through Rancho Mirage on its way to Porcupine Creek Golf Club. Several excited... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
The rise of Larry Ellison, the jet-setting billionaire founder of Oracle (ORCL)Larry Ellison, founder and chairman of international mega-giant Oracle, is one
The rise of Larry Ellison, the jet-setting billionaire founder of Oracle (ORCL)
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
Larry Ellison, founder and chairman of international mega-giant Oracle, is one of the most interesting figures in tech. Here's how he went from two-time college dropout all the way to international playboy: Lawrence Joseph Ellison was born in the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
The rise of Larry Ellison, the jet-setting billionaire founder of Oracle (ORCL)Larry Ellison, founder and chairman of international mega-giant Oracle, is one
The rise of Larry Ellison, the jet-setting billionaire founder of Oracle (ORCL)
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
Larry Ellison, founder and chairman of international mega-giant Oracle, is one of the most interesting figures in tech. Here's how he went from two-time college dropout all the way to international playboy: Lawrence Joseph Ellison was born in the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
The rise of Larry Ellison, the jet-setting billionaire founder of Oracle (ORCL)Larry Ellison, founder and chairman of international mega-giant Oracle, is one
The rise of Larry Ellison, the jet-setting billionaire founder of Oracle (ORCL)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Larry Ellison, founder and chairman of international mega-giant Oracle, is one of the most interesting figures in tech. Here's how he went from two-time college dropout all the way to international playboy: Lawrence Joseph Ellison was born in the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
President Obama set to host Summit at SunnylandsAir Force One has landed at Palm Springs International Airport as President Oba
President Obama set to host Summit at Sunnylands
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 2 days ago
Air Force One has landed at Palm Springs International Airport as President Obama visits the Coachella Valley for the sixth time. President Obama will be in town for four days hosting the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Summit at... Read more
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Business Insider
Kickstarter founder: 'I'm not some rich dude with a Tesla'It might seem like becoming a tech entrepreneur is an expedient path to wealth.
Kickstarter founder: 'I'm not some rich dude with a Tesla'
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
It might seem like becoming a tech entrepreneur is an expedient path to wealth. Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Snapchat's Evan Spiegel, Oracle's Larry Ellison, and Amazon's Jeff Bezos became billionaires through the companies they founded. So if you... Read more
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The Hill
Obama hits golf course in CaliforniaWhile Washington was facing a deep freeze Friday, President Obama was eager to
Obama hits golf course in California
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
While Washington was facing a deep freeze Friday, President Obama was eager to hit the links on the West Coast. Fresh off a Thursday fundraising swing through San Jose and Los Angeles, Obama flew to Palm Springs, Calif., for a weekend golf... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
A Dartmouth professor says this is the No. 1 trait that distinguishes 'superbosses' from average leadersJustin Sullivan / Getty Images In his new book, "Superbosses," Dartmouth busin
A Dartmouth professor says this is the No. 1 trait that distinguishes 'superbosses' from average leaders
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Justin Sullivan / Getty Images In his new book, "Superbosses," Dartmouth business professor Sydney Finkelstein identifies a type of leader who thrives on making other people successful. In an interview with Business Insider, Finkelstein said the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
A Dartmouth professor says this is the No. 1 trait that distinguishes 'superbosses' from average leadersJustin Sullivan / Getty Images In his new book, "Superbosses," Dartmouth busin
A Dartmouth professor says this is the No. 1 trait that distinguishes 'superbosses' from average leaders
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
Justin Sullivan / Getty Images In his new book, "Superbosses," Dartmouth business professor Sydney Finkelstein identifies a type of leader who thrives on making other people successful. In an interview with Business Insider, Finkelstein said the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
A Dartmouth professor says this is the No. 1 trait that distinguishes 'superbosses' from average leadersJustin Sullivan / Getty Images In his new book, "Superbosses," Dartmouth busin
A Dartmouth professor says this is the No. 1 trait that distinguishes 'superbosses' from average leaders
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Justin Sullivan / Getty Images In his new book, "Superbosses," Dartmouth business professor Sydney Finkelstein identifies a type of leader who thrives on making other people successful. In an interview with Business Insider, Finkelstein said the... Read more
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Yahoo News
How to tell if you work for a superboss Jazz great Miles Davis was a superboss. So was San Francisco 49ers coach Bi
How to tell if you work for a superboss
Yahoo News / Posted 2 days ago
Jazz great Miles Davis was a superboss. So was San Francisco 49ers coach Bill Walsh, Oracle founder Larry Ellison and famed designer Ralph Lauren. That’s the... Read more
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Quartz
The best bosses let their top talent leave - Quartz With an intense battle for talent going on throughout the business w
The best bosses let their top talent leave
Quartz / Posted 2 days ago
- Quartz With an intense battle for talent going on throughout the business world, most leaders will likely find this difficult to accept: The best bosses don’t sweat it when their best performers want to... Read more
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Business Insider
The CEO of Whole Foods says he never hires people who display this personality traitJob interviewing is all about persuading the company that you're the absolute p
The CEO of Whole Foods says he never hires people who display this personality trait
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
Job interviewing is all about persuading the company that you're the absolute perfect person for the job. Yet at the same time, it's important not to seem overconfident or delusional as to your own abilities. That's according to Walter Robb, co-CEO... Read more
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Yahoo News
Here's the tricky interview question Larry Ellison asked to hire extremely smart employees (Kimberly White / Getty Images) As former Oracle engineer Roger Bamford told
Here's the tricky interview question Larry Ellison asked to hire extremely smart employees
Yahoo News / Posted 3 days ago
(Kimberly White / Getty Images) As former Oracle engineer Roger Bamford told Wilson, Ellison coached his recruiters to ask new college graduates: "Are you... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
How old 17 self-made billionaires were when they made their first millionMark Zuckerberg had $1 million in the bank at the ripe age of 22, while Larry E
How old 17 self-made billionaires were when they made their first million
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Mark Zuckerberg had $1 million in the bank at the ripe age of 22, while Larry Ellison didn't reach millionaire status until age 42. Today, they're both billionaires. Some successful entrepreneurs strike it rich early on. For others, it takes... Read more
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Connecticut Post
How old 17 self-made billionaires were when they made their first millionMark Zuckerberg had $1 million in the bank at the ripe age of 22, while Larry E
How old 17 self-made billionaires were when they made their first million
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
Mark Zuckerberg had $1 million in the bank at the ripe age of 22, while Larry Ellison didn't reach millionaire status until age 42. Today, they're both billionaires. Some successful entrepreneurs strike it rich early on. For others, it takes... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
How old 17 self-made billionaires were when they made their first millionMark Zuckerberg had $1 million in the bank at the ripe age of 22, while Larry E
How old 17 self-made billionaires were when they made their first million
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Mark Zuckerberg had $1 million in the bank at the ripe age of 22, while Larry Ellison didn't reach millionaire status until age 42. Today, they're both billionaires. Some successful entrepreneurs strike it rich early on. For others, it takes... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Larry Ellison's hot new Hawaiian island redo: Four Seasons Resort LanaiLuxury lodging has returned to Lanai -- the little-visited island owned by bill
Larry Ellison's hot new Hawaiian island redo: Four Seasons Resort Lanai
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
Luxury lodging has returned to Lanai -- the little-visited island owned by billionaire Larry Ellison -- with this month’s reopening of the Four Seasons Resort Lanai. The 217 rooms have been upgraded with 75-inch LED televisions, iPad Air tablets and... Read more
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Toronto Star
Apple cash goes to Democrats, but many tech donations go to RepublicansAside from official campaign contributions, Silicon Valley wealth has been a ta
Apple cash goes to Democrats, but many tech donations go to Republicans
Toronto Star / Posted 5 days ago
Aside from official campaign contributions, Silicon Valley wealth has been a target for super-PACs, which can accept unlimited donations as long as they don’t co-ordinate directly with the candidates. The size of those contributions can quickly... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Island Air names Murashige as CEO after DOT approves saleFeb. 08--Island Air is bringing back two former top executives as part of its m
Island Air names Murashige as CEO after DOT approves sale
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 5 days ago
Feb. 08--Island Air is bringing back two former top executives as part of its management team after the U.S. Department of Transportation approved the sale of controlling interest in the airline to two investment groups managed by Honolulu venture... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Do we dare fly with the wild dreamers?The problem with life-changing technology is that sooner or later you get used
Do we dare fly with the wild dreamers?
Daily Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
The problem with life-changing technology is that sooner or later you get used to it. When the first iPhone was launched in June 2007, it might as well have been Stanley Kubrick’s space monolith for the awe that it inspired. Now we think nothing of... Read more
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Quartz
The first step to being a superboss is a good dose of empathy - Quartz PERSONALITY PARADOX Successful CEOs know how to make room for their
The first step to being a superboss is a good dose of empathy
Quartz / Posted 5 days ago
- Quartz PERSONALITY PARADOX Successful CEOs know how to make room for their protégés. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma) For every Mark... Read more
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Orange County Register
Obama revives glory years of SunnylandsWASHINGTON – President Barack Obama spends his Christmas holidays in an oceanfr
Obama revives glory years of Sunnylands
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama spends his Christmas holidays in an oceanfront rental house on the windward side of Oahu. But Hawaii has never really staked a claim to being the home of the western White House. That status increasingly belongs to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Monkey businessAfter a very turbulent Year of the Wood Sheep, we finally celebrate Chinese New
Monkey business
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
After a very turbulent Year of the Wood Sheep, we finally celebrate Chinese New Year today and usher in the Year of the Fire Monkey. From Feb. 8 until Jan. 27, 2017, we will be under the sway of this wily and naughty creature. The Year of the Sheep... Read more
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Breitbart
Senior Senate Staffer Reveals the Marco Rubio Story You’ve Never HeardMiller recounted one story in particular about Rubio’s treatment of Immigration
Senior Senate Staffer Reveals the Marco Rubio Story You’ve Never Heard
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
Miller recounted one story in particular about Rubio’s treatment of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) union president Chris Crane, who represents thousands of ICE officers. At the time, Crane slammed Rubio for having “directly misled law... Read more
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Salon.com
This is the battle that made Los Angeles — and a great newspaper warThe Los Angeles Times’ coverage of the anti-aqueduct opposition was comically,
This is the battle that made Los Angeles — and a great newspaper war
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
The Los Angeles Times’ coverage of the anti-aqueduct opposition was comically, outrageously biased. When the people of Bishop mounted their formal protest against Fred Eaton, the paper was quick to point out that “the utmost care was taken to see... Read more
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Breitbart
EXCLUSIVE — Trump Adviser: Rubio Will Never Say ‘I’m Sorry’ for Gang of 8 Bill“The perfect question for Mr. Rubio is: Why can’t you say ‘I’m sorry’?” Trump a
EXCLUSIVE — Trump Adviser: Rubio Will Never Say ‘I’m Sorry’ for Gang of 8 Bill
Breitbart / Posted 7 days ago
“The perfect question for Mr. Rubio is: Why can’t you say ‘I’m sorry’?” Trump adviser Stephen Miller told host Alex Marlow on Breitbart News Saturday on Sirius/XM Channel 125. “The fact that he’s never said these two words tells you everything you... Read more
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iol.co.za
Superbosses rule! Here’s how to be oneWashington - “I don't care if you have to take drugs, you have to build it in s
Superbosses rule! Here’s how to be one
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Washington - “I don't care if you have to take drugs, you have to build it in six months,” said my boss, Khurshed Birdie, when I told him that he was on drugs if he thought my team could create a software development toolset in less than three... Read more
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Breitbart
Trump Senior Adviser: Rubio the Candidate of ‘The Open Borders Syndicate’; Represents ‘Obama’s Third Term’“Marco Rubio is the front man for the open borders syndicate,” Miller declared.
Trump Senior Adviser: Rubio the Candidate of ‘The Open Borders Syndicate’; Represents ‘Obama’s Third Term’
Breitbart / Posted 9 days ago
“Marco Rubio is the front man for the open borders syndicate,” Miller declared. “Understand this,” Miller told listeners, “Marco Rubio is determined to finish what he started with the Gang of Eight bill and to be President Obama’s third term on... Read more
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Breitbart
Marco Rubio’s 7 Top Achievements in U.S. Senate“When Rubio is asked to name his single greatest achievement in the Senate, do
Marco Rubio’s 7 Top Achievements in U.S. Senate
Breitbart / Posted 9 days ago
“When Rubio is asked to name his single greatest achievement in the Senate, do you hear crickets?” tweeted the National Journal’s Ron Fournier. Though Rick Santorum was unable to name the accomplishments of the man he just endorsed, there are indeed... Read more
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TechCrunch
Why Big Companies Keep Failing: The Stack FallacyMore posts by this contributor: Stack fallacy has caused many companies to att
Why Big Companies Keep Failing: The Stack Fallacy
TechCrunch / Posted 9 days ago
More posts by this contributor: Stack fallacy has caused many companies to attempt to capture new markets and fail spectacularly. When you see a database company thinking apps are easy, or a VM company thinking big data is easy — they are suffering... Read more
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CNBC
Zuckerberg, Bezos duke it out on rich listIn just the past year, Zuckerberg has vaulted from 16th place to sixth on the l
Zuckerberg, Bezos duke it out on rich list
CNBC / Posted 9 days ago
In just the past year, Zuckerberg has vaulted from 16th place to sixth on the list, jumping past the Waltons, the Kochs and Larry Ellison. It's all the more amazing given that Zuckerberg is only 31 years old, and Facebook is just 12. Still, he has a... Read more
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NBC News
Zuckerberg Wants to Catch Baby's First Steps in Virtual RealityMark Zuckerberg's firstborn turns 12 on Thursday — but it's his newborn daughte
Zuckerberg Wants to Catch Baby's First Steps in Virtual Reality
NBC News / Posted 9 days ago
Mark Zuckerberg's firstborn turns 12 on Thursday — but it's his newborn daughter that's keeping him up at night. Zuckerberg spoke about his first experiences as a father at a small gathering held with COO Sheryl Sandberg and a select group of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
What Facebook used to look likeMark Zuckerberg and his co-founders Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes and Eduardo
What Facebook used to look like
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Mark Zuckerberg and his co-founders Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes and Eduardo Saverin launched Facebook while at Harvard University in February 2004. Back then it was called "The Facebook" and was only available to students on the Harvard... Read more
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Salon.com
They’re all bought and sold: American democracy belongs to the billionaires nowThis piece originally appeared on Speaking of the need for citizen participati
They’re all bought and sold: American democracy belongs to the billionaires now
Salon.com / Posted 10 days ago
This piece originally appeared on Speaking of the need for citizen participation in our national politics in his final State of the Union address, President Obama said, “Our brand of democracy is hard.” A more accurate characterization might have... Read more
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Wired News
Meet the 20 Tech Insiders Defining the 2016 CampaignLook—we have no idea how this election will turn out. President Trump? Cruz? Cl
Meet the 20 Tech Insiders Defining the 2016 Campaign
Wired News / Posted 10 days ago
Look—we have no idea how this election will turn out. President Trump? Cruz? Clinton? Rubio? Sanders? Fiorina? If we could tell you where things will stand in November, we damn sure wouldn’t be editing a magazine. But we do know this: 2016 is the... Read more
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Market Watch
Silicon Valley waiting for Bloomberg’s bid, reluctantly supporting ClintonIs Michael Bloomberg the choice of Silicon Valley? Tech CEOs are much more int
Silicon Valley waiting for Bloomberg’s bid, reluctantly supporting Clinton
Market Watch / Posted 11 days ago
Is Michael Bloomberg the choice of Silicon Valley? Tech CEOs are much more interested in a potential presidential bid by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg than throwing their support behind Hillary Clinton, according to one expert who tracks... Read more
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The Maui News
Renovations to begin at Koele now that Manele Bay resort completeThe news comes as the Lodge's sister resort, now known just as The Four Seasons
Renovations to begin at Koele now that Manele Bay resort complete
The Maui News / Posted 11 days ago
The news comes as the Lodge's sister resort, now known just as The Four Seasons Resort Lana'i, located at Manele Bay, resumed guest services Monday after a $75 million renovation that closed the resort for seven months in the final phases of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
With a $57 billion fortune, Jeff Bezos is the world's wealthiest tech CEO (AMZN)With a net worth of $56.6 billion, Jeff Bezos ranks fourth on our recently publ
With a $57 billion fortune, Jeff Bezos is the world's wealthiest tech CEO (AMZN)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
With a net worth of $56.6 billion, Jeff Bezos ranks fourth on our recently published list of the 50 richest people on earth, produced in collaboration with Wealth-X, a company that researches the super-wealthy. That makes him the world's richest... Read more
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Connecticut Post
With a $57 billion fortune, Jeff Bezos is the world's wealthiest tech CEO (AMZN)With a net worth of $56.6 billion, Jeff Bezos ranks fourth on our recently publ
With a $57 billion fortune, Jeff Bezos is the world's wealthiest tech CEO (AMZN)
Connecticut Post / Posted 12 days ago
With a net worth of $56.6 billion, Jeff Bezos ranks fourth on our recently published list of the 50 richest people on earth, produced in collaboration with Wealth-X, a company that researches the super-wealthy. That makes him the world's richest... Read more
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