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iol.co.za
The identity crisis that led to Yahoo’s demiseBut for one retreat exercise, everyone was asked to say what word came to mind
The identity crisis that led to Yahoo’s demise
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
But for one retreat exercise, everyone was asked to say what word came to mind when a company name was mentioned. They went through the list: eBay: auctions. Google: search. Intel: microprocessors. Microsoft: Windows. Then they were asked to write... Read more
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Fortune
Yahoo's Demise Was Fueled By Its Own Identity CrisisWhen senior Yahoo yhoo executives gathered at a San Jose hotel for a management
Yahoo's Demise Was Fueled By Its Own Identity Crisis
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
When senior Yahoo yhoo executives gathered at a San Jose hotel for a management retreat in the spring of 2006, there was no outward sign of a company in crisis. The internet pioneer, not yet a teenager, had just finished the prior year with $1.9... Read more
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dna
Decoded: What led to Yahoo's tragic demiseWhen senior Yahoo executives gathered at a San Jose hotel for a management retr
Decoded: What led to Yahoo's tragic demise
dna / Posted 2 days ago
When senior Yahoo executives gathered at a San Jose hotel for a management retreat in the spring of 2006, there was no outward sign of a company in crisis. The internet pioneer, not yet a teenager, had just finished the prior year with $1.9 billion... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
The identity crisis that led to Yahoo's demiseWhen senior Yahoo executives gathered at a San Jose hotel for a management retr
The identity crisis that led to Yahoo's demise
Otago Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
When senior Yahoo executives gathered at a San Jose hotel for a management retreat in the spring of 2006, there was no outward sign of a company in crisis. The internet pioneer, not yet a teenager, had just finished the prior year with $US1.9... Read more
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The Economic Times
The identity crisis that led to Yahoo's demiseSAN FRANCISCO: When senior Yahoo executives gathered at a San Jose hotel for a
The identity crisis that led to Yahoo's demise
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO: When senior Yahoo executives gathered at a San Jose hotel for a management retreat in the spring of 2006, there was no outward sign of a company in crisis. The internet pioneer, not yet a teenager, had just finished the prior year... Read more
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Reuters
The identity crisis that led to Yahoo's demiseSAN FRANCISCO When senior Yahoo executives gathered at a San Jose hotel for a m
The identity crisis that led to Yahoo's demise
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO When senior Yahoo executives gathered at a San Jose hotel for a management retreat in the spring of 2006, there was no outward sign of a company in crisis. The internet pioneer, not yet a teenager, had just finished the prior year with... Read more
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Northern Star
Why being lazy at work is a good thingare looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - inf
Why being lazy at work is a good thing
Northern Star / Posted 4 days ago
are looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - influential Silicon Valley start-up incubator Y Combinator is funding a pilot study in Oakland, in which they are giving 100 families between US$1000 ($1414) and US$2000... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Why being lazy at work is a good thingare looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - inf
Why being lazy at work is a good thing
The Daily Mercury / Posted 4 days ago
are looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - influential Silicon Valley start-up incubator Y Combinator is funding a pilot study in Oakland, in which they are giving 100 families between US$1000 ($1414) and US$2000... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Why being lazy at work is a good thingare looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - inf
Why being lazy at work is a good thing
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
are looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - influential Silicon Valley start-up incubator Y Combinator is funding a pilot study in Oakland, in which they are giving 100 families between US$1000 ($1414) and US$2000... Read more
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Queensland Times
Why being lazy at work is a good thingare looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - inf
Why being lazy at work is a good thing
Queensland Times / Posted 4 days ago
are looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - influential Silicon Valley start-up incubator Y Combinator is funding a pilot study in Oakland, in which they are giving 100 families between US$1000 ($1414) and US$2000... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Why being lazy at work is a good thingare looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - inf
Why being lazy at work is a good thing
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
are looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - influential Silicon Valley start-up incubator Y Combinator is funding a pilot study in Oakland, in which they are giving 100 families between US$1000 ($1414) and US$2000... Read more
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News Mail
Why being lazy at work is a good thingare looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - inf
Why being lazy at work is a good thing
News Mail / Posted 4 days ago
are looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - influential Silicon Valley start-up incubator Y Combinator is funding a pilot study in Oakland, in which they are giving 100 families between US$1000 ($1414) and US$2000... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Why being lazy at work is a good thingare looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - inf
Why being lazy at work is a good thing
Daily Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
are looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - influential Silicon Valley start-up incubator Y Combinator is funding a pilot study in Oakland, in which they are giving 100 families between US$1000 ($1414) and US$2000... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Why being lazy at work is a good thingare looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - inf
Why being lazy at work is a good thing
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
are looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - influential Silicon Valley start-up incubator Y Combinator is funding a pilot study in Oakland, in which they are giving 100 families between US$1000 ($1414) and US$2000... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Why being lazy at work is a good thingare looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - inf
Why being lazy at work is a good thing
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
are looking into introducing UBIs, and the private sector is in on it too - influential Silicon Valley start-up incubator Y Combinator is funding a pilot study in Oakland, in which they are giving 100 families between US$1000 ($1414) and US$2000... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Fund-raising in Cannabis, Initially Slow, Is Going Higher and HigherThis year, 2016, is shaping up to be a milestone for the cannabis industry, wit
Fund-raising in Cannabis, Initially Slow, Is Going Higher and Higher
Greenwich Time / Posted 7 days ago
This year, 2016, is shaping up to be a milestone for the cannabis industry, with its legal branches (both medical and recreational) continuing to show growing demand and increased revenues. Just last year alone, market estimates for legal cannabis... Read more
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The News-Times
Fund-raising in Cannabis, Initially Slow, Is Going Higher and HigherThis year, 2016, is shaping up to be a milestone for the cannabis industry, wit
Fund-raising in Cannabis, Initially Slow, Is Going Higher and Higher
The News-Times / Posted 7 days ago
This year, 2016, is shaping up to be a milestone for the cannabis industry, with its legal branches (both medical and recreational) continuing to show growing demand and increased revenues. Just last year alone, market estimates for legal cannabis... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Fund-raising in Cannabis, Initially Slow, Is Going Higher and HigherThis year, 2016, is shaping up to be a milestone for the cannabis industry, wit
Fund-raising in Cannabis, Initially Slow, Is Going Higher and Higher
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
This year, 2016, is shaping up to be a milestone for the cannabis industry, with its legal branches (both medical and recreational) continuing to show growing demand and increased revenues. Just last year alone, market estimates for legal cannabis... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Fund-raising in Cannabis, Initially Slow, Is Going Higher and HigherThis year, 2016, is shaping up to be a milestone for the cannabis industry, wit
Fund-raising in Cannabis, Initially Slow, Is Going Higher and Higher
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
This year, 2016, is shaping up to be a milestone for the cannabis industry, with its legal branches (both medical and recreational) continuing to show growing demand and increased revenues. Just last year alone, market estimates for legal cannabis... Read more
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The News-Times
New Report Shines Light on the U.S. Accelerator Industryall regions throughout the globe. However, it's found its foothold in the U.S.
New Report Shines Light on the U.S. Accelerator Industry
The News-Times / Posted 9 days ago
all regions throughout the globe. However, it's found its foothold in the U.S. and Canada. In 2005, Paul Graham launched Y Combinator (YC), setting forth an entirely new business model known as the startup accelerator. YC provided housing for... Read more
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Deseret News
Would a Universal Basic Income help eradicate poverty in the US?a universal basic income would eliminate poverty, or if it would even be possib
Would a Universal Basic Income help eradicate poverty in the US?
Deseret News / Posted 10 days ago
a universal basic income would eliminate poverty, or if it would even be possible to implement within the U.S. economy. Y Combinator, an Oakland company that provides seed funding for startups, announced in January it would experiment with a... Read more
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Business Standard India
In the engine room of the start-up economyyou as unseemly or unnecessary, you'll never make it in Palo Alto. Mr García M
In the engine room of the start-up economy
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
you as unseemly or unnecessary, you'll never make it in Palo Alto. Mr García Martínez's big break was hyping his way into Y Combinator, in effect the valley's finishing school for innovators. He labels the YC entrepreneur profile as "bomb-throwing... Read more
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The Register
Successful fintech: UK has some, but it's not in Silicon Roundaboutpromoters. The starry-eyed investors and startup CEOs all dreamed of replicati
Successful fintech: UK has some, but it's not in Silicon Roundabout
The Register / Posted 13 days ago
promoters. The starry-eyed investors and startup CEOs all dreamed of replicating the now legendary startup incubator Y Combinator, based in Mountain View, California. That, however, has produced a stream of hotshot successes and launched the... Read more
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WA Today
Atlassian buys tiny start-up StatuspagePresident Jay Simons during the opening bell ringing ceremony before their IPO
Atlassian buys tiny start-up Statuspage
WA Today / Posted 13 days ago
President Jay Simons during the opening bell ringing ceremony before their IPO last year. Photo: Trevor Collens What the Y Combinator-backed StatusPage brings to the table is all in the name. When a website or service goes down or is having other... Read more
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Canberra Times
Atlassian buys tiny start-up StatuspagePresident Jay Simons during the opening bell ringing ceremony before their IPO
Atlassian buys tiny start-up Statuspage
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
President Jay Simons during the opening bell ringing ceremony before their IPO last year. Photo: Trevor Collens What the Y Combinator-backed StatusPage brings to the table is all in the name. When a website or service goes down or is having other... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Atlassian buys tiny start-up StatuspagePresident Jay Simons during the opening bell ringing ceremony before their IPO
Atlassian buys tiny start-up Statuspage
Brisbane Times / Posted 13 days ago
President Jay Simons during the opening bell ringing ceremony before their IPO last year. Photo: Trevor Collens What the Y Combinator-backed StatusPage brings to the table is all in the name. When a website or service goes down or is having other... Read more
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The Age
Atlassian buys tiny start-up StatuspagePresident Jay Simons during the opening bell ringing ceremony before their IPO
Atlassian buys tiny start-up Statuspage
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
President Jay Simons during the opening bell ringing ceremony before their IPO last year. Photo: Trevor Collens What the Y Combinator-backed StatusPage brings to the table is all in the name. When a website or service goes down or is having other... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Atlassian buys tiny start-up StatuspagePresident Jay Simons during the opening bell ringing ceremony before their IPO
Atlassian buys tiny start-up Statuspage
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
President Jay Simons during the opening bell ringing ceremony before their IPO last year. Photo: Trevor Collens What the Y Combinator-backed StatusPage brings to the table is all in the name. When a website or service goes down or is having other... Read more
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Business Insider
$5.7 billion Atlassian just bought its first company since going public and it fills a big holeits two other biggest businesses, both came to Atlassian via acquisition while
$5.7 billion Atlassian just bought its first company since going public and it fills a big hole
Business Insider / Posted 13 days ago
its two other biggest businesses, both came to Atlassian via acquisition while they were still young startups. What the Y Combinator-backed StatusPage brings to the table is all in the name. When a website or service goes down or is having other... Read more
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The Register
Atlassian looks at StatusPage, reaches for walletStatusPage cofounder Scott Klein said it had been "profitable since month three
Atlassian looks at StatusPage, reaches for wallet
The Register / Posted 13 days ago
StatusPage cofounder Scott Klein said it had been "profitable since month three." He added that the firm grew out of the Y Combinator program, and that other than a little angel funding, it had been self-funded. Which might explain why it is... Read more
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Business Wire
Top Augmented Reality Developer Meta Weighs in on Pokemon GoAugmented Reality (AR) since the company’s inception in 2012. After a successfu
Top Augmented Reality Developer Meta Weighs in on Pokemon Go
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
Augmented Reality (AR) since the company’s inception in 2012. After a successful Kickstarter campaign, Meta was selected by Y Combinator (YC13) for seed funding. Meta entered the marketplace with the first see-through glasses that allowed wearers to... Read more
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CNBC
A high-tech mecca rises to rival Silicon Valleythe application process for obtaining a green card, is now spending the summer
A high-tech mecca rises to rival Silicon Valley
CNBC / Posted 15 days ago
the application process for obtaining a green card, is now spending the summer at Silicon Valley-based accelerator Y Combinator, although the company plans to stay put in Provo. "Raising the capital's obviously important, but at the end,... Read more
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SiliconIndia
Three Indian Startups Chosen by YC for their Summer ProgrammeBENGALURU: Startups in India are gaining global recognition as Y Combinator (YC
Three Indian Startups Chosen by YC for their Summer Programme
SiliconIndia / Posted 15 days ago
BENGALURU: Startups in India are gaining global recognition as Y Combinator (YC) inducts three Indian startups into their summer batch. Innov8, a co-working space, self-drive car rental app JustRide, and Meesho, an app for sellers on Facebook and... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Why Working Multiple Jobs Will Be the New Normalin Silicon Valley, experiments regarding the adoption of a universal basic inco
Why Working Multiple Jobs Will Be the New Normal
Stamford Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
in Silicon Valley, experiments regarding the adoption of a universal basic income have been hotly debated -- and incubator Y Combinator has embarked on a controversial study of such a move. The citizens of Switzerland recently voted on a similar... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Why Working Multiple Jobs Will Be the New Normalin Silicon Valley, experiments regarding the adoption of a universal basic inco
Why Working Multiple Jobs Will Be the New Normal
Connecticut Post / Posted 15 days ago
in Silicon Valley, experiments regarding the adoption of a universal basic income have been hotly debated -- and incubator Y Combinator has embarked on a controversial study of such a move. The citizens of Switzerland recently voted on a similar... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Why Working Multiple Jobs Will Be the New Normalin Silicon Valley, experiments regarding the adoption of a universal basic inco
Why Working Multiple Jobs Will Be the New Normal
Greenwich Time / Posted 15 days ago
in Silicon Valley, experiments regarding the adoption of a universal basic income have been hotly debated -- and incubator Y Combinator has embarked on a controversial study of such a move. The citizens of Switzerland recently voted on a similar... Read more
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The News-Times
Why Working Multiple Jobs Will Be the New Normalin Silicon Valley, experiments regarding the adoption of a universal basic inco
Why Working Multiple Jobs Will Be the New Normal
The News-Times / Posted 15 days ago
in Silicon Valley, experiments regarding the adoption of a universal basic income have been hotly debated -- and incubator Y Combinator has embarked on a controversial study of such a move. The citizens of Switzerland recently voted on a similar... Read more
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The Mercury News
Election 2016: Big Pharma's $70 million tops California campaign contributionsor will equal -- a win,'' O'Connor said. "In this election, who knows?'' To wi
Election 2016: Big Pharma's $70 million tops California campaign contributions
The Mercury News / Posted 16 days ago
or will equal -- a win,'' O'Connor said. "In this election, who knows?'' To wit: Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, Paul Graham of Y Combinator, and Marc Benioff of Salesforce have given money to support Proposition 62, a measure that would repeal the... Read more
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The Mercury News
'On-demand economy' strains startups$5 million in venture capital funding. It had earned a tech world pedigree afte
'On-demand economy' strains startups
The Mercury News / Posted 16 days ago
$5 million in venture capital funding. It had earned a tech world pedigree after graduating from the prestigious incubator Y Combinator. And it had its roots firmly planted in the "on-demand economy" -- a business model popularized by Uber that was... Read more
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Fortune
How Goldman Grooms Its 10,000 Small Businesses for Growthways, Goldman’s program bears similarities to popular accelerators that cater p
How Goldman Grooms Its 10,000 Small Businesses for Growth
Fortune / Posted 17 days ago
ways, Goldman’s program bears similarities to popular accelerators that cater primarily to the high-tech world, such as Y Combinator, 500 Startups, and Techstars. These tend to provide seed funding as well as advice–not to mention industry... Read more
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The Economic Times
Silicon Valley accelerator YC picks 3 Indian startups for first timeCALIFORNIA: Y Combinator has for the first time inducted three domestic startup
Silicon Valley accelerator YC picks 3 Indian startups for first time
The Economic Times / Posted 19 days ago
CALIFORNIA: Y Combinator has for the first time inducted three domestic startups into its summer batch, making it by far the largest representation of Indian companies at one of Silicon Valley's most coveted accelerator programmes. Innov8, a... Read more
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Wired News
Y Combinator’s Plan to Build a New City? Not Actually CrazyLast week, Y Combinator, the Silicon Valley startup accelerator that helped lau
Y Combinator’s Plan to Build a New City? Not Actually Crazy
Wired News / Posted 20 days ago
Last week, Y Combinator, the Silicon Valley startup accelerator that helped launch companies like Dropbox and Airbnb, announced it was launching an ambitious project of its own. The “New Cities” initiative will study freshly minted cities, and how to... Read more
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The Economic Times
Silicon Valley investors are finally getting marijuana religionamount to a $75 million investment round in Privateer Holdings, a Seattle-based
Silicon Valley investors are finally getting marijuana religion
The Economic Times / Posted 20 days ago
amount to a $75 million investment round in Privateer Holdings, a Seattle-based private-equity firm focused on marijuana. Y Combinator Inc., the incubator that helped seed Airbnb and Dropbox Inc., last year poured $120,000 apiece into Confident... Read more
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Business Insider
A Silicon Valley mogul says a world with trillionaires is inevitable — here's how it'll happenbe Gates who gets there. "We need to be ready for a world with trillionaires i
A Silicon Valley mogul says a world with trillionaires is inevitable — here's how it'll happen
Business Insider / Posted 21 days ago
be Gates who gets there. "We need to be ready for a world with trillionaires in it," says Sam Altman, the president of Y Combinator, the tech industry's largest and most well-respected incubator for start-ups. "And that's always going to feel... Read more
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Quartz
The Silicon Valley revolution is for white people because its investors are all white tooof voter engagement platform Vote.org, is hoping to break into the big time wit
The Silicon Valley revolution is for white people because its investors are all white too
Quartz / Posted 22 days ago
of voter engagement platform Vote.org, is hoping to break into the big time with the help of famed startup accelerator Y Combinator, which accepted Vote.org into its spring 2016 class. For Cleaver, one of the of the biggest surprises about Y... Read more
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CNBC
Why Silicon Valley's elite want to disrupt how cities are builtBut where previous musings often took a fantastical approach, efforts like Side
Why Silicon Valley's elite want to disrupt how cities are built
CNBC / Posted 22 days ago
But where previous musings often took a fantastical approach, efforts like Sidewalk Labs are more market-oriented, while Y Combinator's new city seems to fall somewhere in between. Meanwhile, back in the real world, on the same day the new cities... Read more
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Breitbart
Hacker News Censors Clinton Email Server Stories, Despite Mass User InterestY Combinator’s Hacker News appears to be censoring all mention of the FBI’s dec
Hacker News Censors Clinton Email Server Stories, Despite Mass User Interest
Breitbart / Posted 22 days ago
Y Combinator’s Hacker News appears to be censoring all mention of the FBI’s decision not to recommend criminal charges against Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, for her use of a private email server, despite tremendous... Read more
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New York Post
Justin Trudeau is one hot ticket at Sun Valley mogulfestwill host a session introducing the world of artificial intelligence. He will s
Justin Trudeau is one hot ticket at Sun Valley mogulfest
New York Post / Posted 22 days ago
will host a session introducing the world of artificial intelligence. He will share the stage with executives from Y Combinator, LinkedIn, IBM and VC firm Founders Fund. Boutique investment bank Allen & Co. typically tries to identify hot... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
This top Silicon Valley investor thinks his taxes are too low so he's doing something about itSam Altman, the president of top startup mentorship and investment program Y Co
This top Silicon Valley investor thinks his taxes are too low so he's doing something about it
Stamford Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
Sam Altman, the president of top startup mentorship and investment program Y Combinator, thinks venture capitalists like himself have gotten off too easily, tax-wise — so he's putting the difference into improving the world. The fiscal issue Altman... Read more
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Connecticut Post
This top Silicon Valley investor thinks his taxes are too low so he's doing something about itSam Altman, the president of top startup mentorship and investment program Y Co
This top Silicon Valley investor thinks his taxes are too low so he's doing something about it
Connecticut Post / Posted 22 days ago
Sam Altman, the president of top startup mentorship and investment program Y Combinator, thinks venture capitalists like himself have gotten off too easily, tax-wise — so he's putting the difference into improving the world. The fiscal issue Altman... Read more
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