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FOX Business
Mart's Acquisition History Bodes Poorly for Jet.comoriginal strategy with that business did not pan out. Similarly, WalmartLabs,
Mart's Acquisition History Bodes Poorly for Jet.com
FOX Business / Posted 10 minutes ago
original strategy with that business did not pan out. Similarly, WalmartLabs, the company's tech division located in Silicon Valley has had mixed result despite making 15 acquisitions in its history. With Jet.com, Wal-Mart is making its bet... Read more
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FOX Business
Mart's Acquisition History Bodes Poorly for Jet.comoriginal strategy with that business did not pan out. Similarly, WalmartLabs,
Mart's Acquisition History Bodes Poorly for Jet.com
FOX Business / Posted 11 minutes ago
original strategy with that business did not pan out. Similarly, WalmartLabs, the company's tech division located in Silicon Valley has had mixed result despite making 15 acquisitions in its history. With Jet.com, Wal-Mart is making its bet... Read more
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Orange County Register
Portola High School opens doors to serve Irvine's growing populationfeatures movable chairs and sofas and a library with dedicated quiet rooms, giv
Portola High School opens doors to serve Irvine's growing population
Orange County Register / Posted 24 minutes ago
features movable chairs and sofas and a library with dedicated quiet rooms, giving it the look and feel of a college or a Silicon Valley office. District officials looked at such universities as Stanford and UC Irvine to install design and... Read more
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USA Today
HP hit with age-discrimination lawsuit by four ex-employeesin a statement. In a statement, HPE said the workforce reductions were based o
HP hit with age-discrimination lawsuit by four ex-employees
USA Today / Posted 32 minutes ago
in a statement. In a statement, HPE said the workforce reductions were based on legitimate factors unrelated to age. In Silicon Valley, where the workforces of major companies increasingly are under scrutiny for racial and gender diversity,... Read more
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PhysOrg
Silicon Valley's power brain food: Cricketsbreeding crickets for mass consumption, and New York-based Exo using them in pr
Silicon Valley's power brain food: Crickets
PhysOrg / Posted 47 minutes ago
breeding crickets for mass consumption, and New York-based Exo using them in protein bars. The products are showing up in Silicon Valley break rooms, and investors and entrepreneurs are paying close attention. "I would say there's a new company... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Mark Zuckerberg headed to Italy after earthquakethe act of a politician, visiting a country after a disaster would fit with his
Mark Zuckerberg headed to Italy after earthquake
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 54 minutes ago
the act of a politician, visiting a country after a disaster would fit with his recent push to paint himself as a sort of Silicon Valley statesman. Zuckerberg has been carefully crafting his public image through Facebook posts, Q&As and public... Read more
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The Mercury News
Silicon Valley boosters cheer expansion of Cristo Rey school"East San Jose hasn't gotten to benefit from the magic of Silicon Valley. I thi
Silicon Valley boosters cheer expansion of Cristo Rey school
The Mercury News / Posted 58 minutes ago
"East San Jose hasn't gotten to benefit from the magic of Silicon Valley. I think Cristo Rey is going to change that." That was what Los Altos Hills resident Steve Finn, the chairman of Trust Company of America, said Tuesday at the dedication of a... Read more
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Business Insider
A Russian billionaire has a crazy plan to reach a nearby planet that might harbor lifein about 25 years' time. Each nanocraft will contain a tiny spacecraft and a l
A Russian billionaire has a crazy plan to reach a nearby planet that might harbor life
Business Insider / Posted an hour ago
in about 25 years' time. Each nanocraft will contain a tiny spacecraft and a laser-light sail for propulsion. "This is the Silicon valley approach to spaceflight," Milner said. The hypothetical spacecraft, called StarChip, will be built out of a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Bay Area startups developing the high-tech way to make a babyAs Silicon Valley technophiles use devices to collect data on everything from h
Bay Area startups developing the high-tech way to make a baby
PhysOrg / Posted an hour ago
As Silicon Valley technophiles use devices to collect data on everything from how many calories they burn to their fluctuating stress levels and their posture, a group of entrepreneurs is bringing that technology somewhere new - into the... Read more
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Mashable
This startup wants to help small businesses survive expensive lawsuits by funding themthe outcome. However, litigation funding did receive mainstream media attentio
This startup wants to help small businesses survive expensive lawsuits by funding them
Mashable / Posted 2 hours ago
the outcome. However, litigation funding did receive mainstream media attention this year after a Forbes report revealed Silicon Valley tech investor Peter Thiel had been backing Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker Media. Legalist plans to offer... Read more
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Market Watch
5 things Tim Cook has done better than Steve Jobsgay kids who might feel isolated or depressed know that they, too, could achiev
5 things Tim Cook has done better than Steve Jobs
Market Watch / Posted 2 hours ago
gay kids who might feel isolated or depressed know that they, too, could achieve anything. Apple—like many of its peers in Silicon Valley, responding to social pressure—has placed greater emphasis on the hiring of women and minorities. In its most... Read more
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Business Insider
Tech workers are sending this 'Silicon Valley' star some surprising pictures from their officesIf you've watched "Silicon Valley," you're probably wondering: Is "rest and ves
Tech workers are sending this 'Silicon Valley' star some surprising pictures from their offices
Business Insider / Posted 3 hours ago
If you've watched "Silicon Valley," you're probably wondering: Is "rest and vest" a real thing? In season three, the sweet and utterly useless Nelson "Big Head" Bighetti learns he's been promoted at the Google-inspired tech giant Hooli, but is... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Gawker to shut downaround a sex tape of the wrestler, whose real name is Terry Bollea, that Gawker
Gawker to shut down
Crain's New York Business / Posted 3 hours ago
around a sex tape of the wrestler, whose real name is Terry Bollea, that Gawker published. The suit was bankrolled by Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel, who has said his own privacy was invaded when Gawker outed him as gay in 2007. Media... Read more
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Deseret News
Best-selling book sheds light on poverty, educational blind alleys — and pathways outfrom other writers who came from similar backgrounds. One of the other escapees
Best-selling book sheds light on poverty, educational blind alleys — and pathways out
Deseret News / Posted 3 hours ago
from other writers who came from similar backgrounds. One of the other escapees to weigh in is Stephen Blank, a noted Silicon Valley entrepreneur and author, who reviews "Hillbilly Elegy" for the Huffington Post in light of his own... Read more
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Greenwich Time
5 Lessons From the Founder of a Platform That Funds Community Projectsto relocate his company from Kansas City, Mo., to San Francisco. The geographic
5 Lessons From the Founder of a Platform That Funds Community Projects
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 hours ago
to relocate his company from Kansas City, Mo., to San Francisco. The geographical change had benefits: being closer to Silicon Valley helped to bring in much-needed seed money through some of the area’s well-known investors. Neighborly... Read more
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Greenwich Time
How Silicon Valley is Changing the Fintech Spacesweethearts like Apple and Facebook, Northern California is now tackling a less
How Silicon Valley is Changing the Fintech Space
Greenwich Time / Posted 3 hours ago
sweethearts like Apple and Facebook, Northern California is now tackling a less sexy though infinitely important task. Silicon Valley is bringing change to outdated financial systems through advanced financial technology (FinTech). A line of... Read more
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The Mercury News
California may become a marijuana 'epicenter,' with pot a $6.5 billion marketaccelerate the industry in a way that legalization (efforts) in Colorado and Wa
California may become a marijuana 'epicenter,' with pot a $6.5 billion market
The Mercury News / Posted 3 hours ago
accelerate the industry in a way that legalization (efforts) in Colorado and Washington haven't been able to do." Silicon Valley should play a leading role, both via capital as well as technical and intellectual expertise, Kagia and... Read more
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FOX News
Why 2016 is the year of the angry white maleAmerica’s inner cities and the lives of American citizens? Oh, guess what? Some
Why 2016 is the year of the angry white male
FOX News / Posted 3 hours ago
America’s inner cities and the lives of American citizens? Oh, guess what? Someone has. His name is Donald Trump! The Silicon Valley Jobs Scam Middle-class Americans don’t realize the immigration scam isn’t just about working stiffs. The... Read more
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The Washington Times
Silicon Valley attacks The Donald: Firm’s ‘F—k Trump’ website blasts immigration stanceA Silicon Valley firm that has backed companies such as Dropbox and Udacity red
Silicon Valley attacks The Donald: Firm’s ‘F—k Trump’ website blasts immigration stance
The Washington Times / Posted 4 hours ago
A Silicon Valley firm that has backed companies such as Dropbox and Udacity redesigned its website to specifically attack Donald Trump. The landing page for Charles River Ventures now reads “F*ck Trump.” A hyperlink below the text takes readers to... Read more
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Business Insider
The real Tesla supercar is completely overdueit did recently by changing up the front end on the S. The overall impression
The real Tesla supercar is completely overdue
Business Insider / Posted 4 hours ago
it did recently by changing up the front end on the S. The overall impression is sleek and technologically sophisticated — Silicon Valley minimalist. But this is a Ferrari LaFerrari: There's a reason why the world's fastest cars look absolutely... Read more
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The Hill
Entrepreneurs versus regulatorsseek to sell cost-reducing solutions direct to consumers. Substantial geograph
Entrepreneurs versus regulators
The Hill / Posted 4 hours ago
seek to sell cost-reducing solutions direct to consumers. Substantial geographic and social distance separates the Silicon Valley entrepreneur and the Washington regulator, leading to an us versus them mutual distrust. The entrepreneur is... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
5 Lessons From the Founder of a Platform That Funds Community Projectsto relocate his company from Kansas City, Mo., to San Francisco. The geographic
5 Lessons From the Founder of a Platform That Funds Community Projects
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 hours ago
to relocate his company from Kansas City, Mo., to San Francisco. The geographical change had benefits: being closer to Silicon Valley helped to bring in much-needed seed money through some of the area’s well-known investors. Neighborly... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
How Silicon Valley is Changing the Fintech Spacesweethearts like Apple and Facebook, Northern California is now tackling a less
How Silicon Valley is Changing the Fintech Space
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 hours ago
sweethearts like Apple and Facebook, Northern California is now tackling a less sexy though infinitely important task. Silicon Valley is bringing change to outdated financial systems through advanced financial technology (FinTech). A line of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
How Silicon Valley is Changing the Fintech Spacesweethearts like Apple and Facebook, Northern California is now tackling a less
How Silicon Valley is Changing the Fintech Space
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 hours ago
sweethearts like Apple and Facebook, Northern California is now tackling a less sexy though infinitely important task. Silicon Valley is bringing change to outdated financial systems through advanced financial technology (FinTech). A line of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
5 Lessons From the Founder of a Platform That Funds Community Projectsto relocate his company from Kansas City, Mo., to San Francisco. The geographic
5 Lessons From the Founder of a Platform That Funds Community Projects
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 hours ago
to relocate his company from Kansas City, Mo., to San Francisco. The geographical change had benefits: being closer to Silicon Valley helped to bring in much-needed seed money through some of the area’s well-known investors. Neighborly... Read more
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Fortune
The Man Who Sold Silicon Valley on Giving (Fortune, 2000)Editor’s Note:Peter Hero, the pioneering leader of the Silicon Valley Community
The Man Who Sold Silicon Valley on Giving (Fortune, 2000)
Fortune / Posted 4 hours ago
Editor’s Note:Peter Hero, the pioneering leader of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, died Sunday from cancer. He was 73. Hero was a transformative figure in the tech world, described by Fortune editor-at-lage Peter Elkind in a 2000 profile as... Read more
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FOX News
After Clinton bounce, polls indicate tightening race in key battlegroundshas mostly stuck exclusively to private fundraisings events over the past week.
After Clinton bounce, polls indicate tightening race in key battlegrounds
FOX News / Posted 4 hours ago
has mostly stuck exclusively to private fundraisings events over the past week. She was making a swing Wednesday through Silicon Valley to raise cash, while Trump was holding rallies in Florida and Mississippi. Trump has been hammering Clinton... Read more
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Calcutta News
Melania Trump threatens to sue media outlets for defamation; Trump tax cut pitch to Silicon Valley falls flat WASHINGTON, U.S. - Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s wife Melani
Melania Trump threatens to sue media outlets for defamation; Trump tax cut pitch to Silicon Valley falls flat
Calcutta News / Posted 4 hours ago
WASHINGTON, U.S. - Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s wife Melania Trump has hired Attorney Charles Harder, threatening to sue... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
Uber taps Betterment for retirement planshave a 401(k) plan, but Uber drivers will soon be able to open a retirement acc
Uber taps Betterment for retirement plans
Financial Planning.com / Posted 5 hours ago
have a 401(k) plan, but Uber drivers will soon be able to open a retirement account right in its app. And in traditional Silicon Valley style, the ride-hailing company is partnering with another startup to do it. While fighting a pitched court... Read more
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The News-Times
How Silicon Valley is Changing the Fintech Spacesweethearts like Apple and Facebook, Northern California is now tackling a less
How Silicon Valley is Changing the Fintech Space
The News-Times / Posted 5 hours ago
sweethearts like Apple and Facebook, Northern California is now tackling a less sexy though infinitely important task. Silicon Valley is bringing change to outdated financial systems through advanced financial technology (FinTech). A line of... Read more
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The News-Times
5 Lessons From the Founder of a Platform That Funds Community Projectsto relocate his company from Kansas City, Mo., to San Francisco. The geographic
5 Lessons From the Founder of a Platform That Funds Community Projects
The News-Times / Posted 5 hours ago
to relocate his company from Kansas City, Mo., to San Francisco. The geographical change had benefits: being closer to Silicon Valley helped to bring in much-needed seed money through some of the area’s well-known investors. Neighborly... Read more
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Newsmax
Trump's Offshore Tax-Cut Pitch Falls Flat in Silicon ValleyApple didn’t respond to requests for comment for this story. “This is woefully
Trump's Offshore Tax-Cut Pitch Falls Flat in Silicon Valley
Newsmax / Posted 5 hours ago
Apple didn’t respond to requests for comment for this story. “This is woefully inadequate in terms of an olive branch to Silicon Valley from Donald Trump,” said Tucker Bounds, a startup founder and former deputy communications director for... Read more
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Bizjournals
Matchmaking service takes on some of Bay Area's toughest clients: Techis money for many busy professionals, the economics work out well for Brotherto
Matchmaking service takes on some of Bay Area's toughest clients: Tech
Bizjournals / Posted 6 hours ago
is money for many busy professionals, the economics work out well for Brotherton and Buquen, who officially launched the Silicon Valley service earlier this year. Men pay a fee to join, and women don't. But everyone is screened by a person,... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Jeff Vinik says transportation improvements key to luring major companiesWith to five to six million people in the Central Florida region, we’re growing
Jeff Vinik says transportation improvements key to luring major companies
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 6 hours ago
With to five to six million people in the Central Florida region, we’re growing faster than places like Austin or Denver or Silicon Valley.” Vinik said that Tampa Bay’s state-leading number of STEM related, high paying jobs puts it in a good... Read more
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Daily Record
Phil Murphy courts senior vote at Cedar Cresteconomy — "Science, tech, engineering and math." "This is part of our legacy,"
Phil Murphy courts senior vote at Cedar Crest
Daily Record / Posted 7 hours ago
economy — "Science, tech, engineering and math." "This is part of our legacy," Murphy said. "This is who we are. We were Silicon Valley before Silicon Valley. We had Bell Labs, and Sarnoff Labs, and Thomas Edison and AT&T, and bio and healthcare... Read more
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Daily Mail
U2's Bono and Microsoft founder Bill Gates enjoy a lunch in St Tropezblack chinos, a panama hat and shades Microsoft found Bill, who now works only
U2's Bono and Microsoft founder Bill Gates enjoy a lunch in St Tropez
Daily Mail / Posted 7 hours ago
black chinos, a panama hat and shades Microsoft found Bill, who now works only part-time at the tech company, went for Silicon Valley smart-casual; wearing a white polo neck which he paired with blue shorts. Adding a pair of grey sports... Read more
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The Hill
Clinton enjoying edge over Trump in Silicon ValleyClinton has close ties to the valley. ADVERTISEMENT Clinton, the Democratic p
Clinton enjoying edge over Trump in Silicon Valley
The Hill / Posted 7 hours ago
Clinton has close ties to the valley. ADVERTISEMENT Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, also counts Silicon Valley gatekeepers like venture capitalists Marc Andreessen and Chris Sacca among her supporters. She frequently travels to... Read more
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Accounting Today
Trump's Offshore Tax-Cut Pitch Falls Flat in Silicon ValleyApple didn’t respond to requests for comment for this story. “This is woefully
Trump's Offshore Tax-Cut Pitch Falls Flat in Silicon Valley
Accounting Today / Posted 7 hours ago
Apple didn’t respond to requests for comment for this story. “This is woefully inadequate in terms of an olive branch to Silicon Valley from Donald Trump,” said Tucker Bounds, a startup founder and former deputy communications director for... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Bill O’Reilly Praises ‘Heroism’ of Hulk Hogan for Ending Gawkerfor years for its often snarky and gossipy coverage of the media landscape. Mos
Bill O’Reilly Praises ‘Heroism’ of Hulk Hogan for Ending Gawker
Houston Chronicle / Posted 7 hours ago
for years for its often snarky and gossipy coverage of the media landscape. Most recently, it has been under attack by Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel, who admitted earlier this year he was bankrolling lawsuits against the company in an... Read more
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ABC News
ARCHIVAL VIDEO: Steve Jobs Resigns as Apple CEO in 2011.to see he has kept the short and seem to have its PR people on edge. No one bat
ARCHIVAL VIDEO: Steve Jobs Resigns as Apple CEO in 2011.
ABC News / Posted 7 hours ago
to see he has kept the short and seem to have its PR people on edge. No one bats a thousand you can call the Babe Ruth of Silicon Valley are you worried that you reach a point where there isn't another killer piece of hardware to come out with so... Read more
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Mashable
Google's internet-beaming balloon project gets a new leaderInc. He starts as a vice president at X and general manager of Project Loon in
Google's internet-beaming balloon project gets a new leader
Mashable / Posted 8 hours ago
Inc. He starts as a vice president at X and general manager of Project Loon in mid-September. Mike Cassidy, a well-known Silicon Valley entrepreneur who has run Loon since early 2012, will remain at the company's X lab to develop new research... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'Start-up institute' next to UC Berkeley hopes to land students' and professors' ideas earlythe program will be a boon to the Cal start-up community. “When I was a PhD st
'Start-up institute' next to UC Berkeley hopes to land students' and professors' ideas early
Los Angeles Times / Posted 8 hours ago
the program will be a boon to the Cal start-up community. “When I was a PhD student, I didn’t have any sense of what Silicon Valley was like, what it meant to raise money or have a demo,” he said. “A program like this would have helped me a... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
5 California Things to Know for TodayLuis Obispo-Monterey counties blaze near Lake Nacimiento rises to 45. 2. PRESI
5 California Things to Know for Today
The Record Searchlight / Posted 8 hours ago
Luis Obispo-Monterey counties blaze near Lake Nacimiento rises to 45. 2. PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN Hillary Clinton to attend Silicon Valley fundraisers. 3. KILLING-KIDNAP Man, woman sought in north Los Angeles County killing of woman, kidnapping of... Read more
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The Mercury News
HP hit with age-discrimination suit claiming older workers purgedPALO ALTO -- Four former employees of Silicon Valley tech icon Hewlett-Packard
HP hit with age-discrimination suit claiming older workers purged
The Mercury News / Posted 8 hours ago
PALO ALTO -- Four former employees of Silicon Valley tech icon Hewlett-Packard have filed an age discrimination lawsuit alleging they were ousted amid a purge of older workers. Hewlett-Packard began layoffs in 2012, before the company broke into HP... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Uber drivers aren't employees, but they have a retirement planUber Technologies Inc.'s platform will soon be able to open a retirement accoun
Uber drivers aren't employees, but they have a retirement plan
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Uber Technologies Inc.'s platform will soon be able to open a retirement account right in the app. And in traditional Silicon Valley style, the ride-hailing company is partnering with another startup to do it. While fighting a pitched court... Read more
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Fortune
Daimler Is Adopting Silicon Valley Tactics to Fight Its Upstart RivalsMercedes-Benz maker Daimler is embracing Silicon Valley management techniques i
Daimler Is Adopting Silicon Valley Tactics to Fight Its Upstart Rivals
Fortune / Posted 9 hours ago
Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler is embracing Silicon Valley management techniques in a drive to speed up decision making, empower staff and fend off new rivals such as electric carmaker Tesla Motors. Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche is sweeping away... Read more
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Auto Spies
Daimler Adopting Silicon Valey Tatics To Stay Ahead Of UpstartsMercedes-Benz maker Daimler is embracing Silicon Valley management techniques i
Daimler Adopting Silicon Valey Tatics To Stay Ahead Of Upstarts
Auto Spies / Posted 10 hours ago
Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler is embracing Silicon Valley management techniques in a drive to speed up decision making, empower staff and fend off new rivals such as electric carmaker Tesla Motors. Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche is sweeping away... Read more
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Web Host Industry Review
Alphabet Hires New Leader for Loon Internet Balloon ProjectInc. He starts as a vice president at X and general manager of Project Loon in
Alphabet Hires New Leader for Loon Internet Balloon Project
Web Host Industry Review / Posted 10 hours ago
Inc. He starts as a vice president at X and general manager of Project Loon in mid-September. Mike Cassidy, a well-known Silicon Valley entrepreneur who has run Loon since early 2012, will remain at the company’s X lab to develop new research... Read more
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Business Wire
Avira To Sell Online Anonymity By-The-Monthwith headquarters near Lake Constance, in Tettnang, Germany, and additional off
Avira To Sell Online Anonymity By-The-Month
Business Wire / Posted 11 hours ago
with headquarters near Lake Constance, in Tettnang, Germany, and additional offices in Munich, Bucharest, Beijing, and Silicon Valley. A portion of Avira’s sales supports the Auerbach Foundation, which assists education, children, and families... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Most expensive airbnb rentals in ConnecticutMasterpiece" listed for $10,000 a night on airbnb. The bedrooms in the house of
Most expensive airbnb rentals in Connecticut
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 hours ago
Masterpiece" listed for $10,000 a night on airbnb. The bedrooms in the house offer scenic views of the Bay and Silicon Valley. According to the listing, you can even see Levi's Stadium from the house. While there aren't any $10,000... Read more
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