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The CEO of a $600 million startup blasted Silicon Valley's culture of delaying IPOs, likening it to a college victory lap paid for by VCs

The CEO of a $600 million startup blasted Silicon Valley's culture of delaying IPOs, likening it to a college victory lap paid for by VCs

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Better.com CEO Vishal Garg told Business Insider he'd like his rapidly growing mortgage-tech company, which just closed its Series C, to tap the public markets in two to three...
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How one internship program launches tech careers

9 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Carlos Vasquez found his passion for coding while working in a factory.
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Abandon sinking US dollar ship? Top UK bankster pushes for new 'synthetic hegemonic currency'

Abandon sinking US dollar ship? Top UK bankster pushes for new 'synthetic hegemonic currency'

11 hours ago   |   RT

Bank of England head Mark Carney has urged his fellow central bankers to embrace tech like Facebook's Libra to build a multipolar system, warning against "swapping one currency...
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Eric Gordon on the evolution of the residential data game - and how to stay competitive in the new world

17 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

VC-backed rivals. New types of tech. The Real Deal talked to six players in New York City's residential space about the new pain points they're feeling in a sector that's...
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Google Tries to Corral Its Staff After Ugly Internal Debates

17 hours ago   |   NY Times

The tech company, telling its employees to “stop disrupting the workday,” issued new workplace rules designed to rein in its freewheeling culture.
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Behind the curtain of WeWork's all-male board of directors

20 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

WeWork recently revealed the makeup of its Board of Directors in advance of its much anticipated IPO, and the selections are already stirring up some controversy. Many have...
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Microsoft performance reviews used to be hyper-competitive 'stack rankings.' Then Satya Nadella drove the culture toward collaboration - here's how they work now, according to HR chief Kathleen Hogan

Microsoft performance reviews used to be hyper-competitive 'stack rankings.' Then Satya Nadella drove the culture toward collaboration - here's how they work now, according to HR chief Kathleen Hogan

22 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Microsoft's culture has drastically changed in the past six years. The performance-review system underwent a change in 2013, which Kathleen Hogan, chief people officer of...
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These are the best things about working at the Apple Store, according to former employees

These are the best things about working at the Apple Store, according to former employees

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Apple's retail strategy has always been an important part of the customer experience, especially its iconic iPhone launches. Much of that success also comes down to the people...
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Silicon Valley has become so money-obsessed, founders and venture capitalists keep accepting money from horrible people, and it's ruining all of us

Silicon Valley has become so money-obsessed, founders and venture capitalists keep accepting money from horrible people, and it's ruining all of us

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Silicon Valley claims it's all about building innovative products that change the world. But in the desperate pursuit of success, many founders and venture capitalists have...
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Why Wall Street is Losing Control of Tech IPOs-Data Sheet

1 day ago   |   Fortune

This is the web version of Data Sheet, Fortune's daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here . In May, before Uber went...
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Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

Burglars caught on camera stealing money from 4-year-old boy's piggy bank

The little boy was saving money for a trip to Dave and Buster's, according to his family. Read more ...

Jerome Powell: US economy continues to perform well but faces risks

Jerome Powell: US economy continues to perform well but faces risks

The US economy remains in good shape, and the Federal Reserve will only “act as appropriate” to keep the expansion on track, Fed chair Jerome Powell said Friday in remarks that... Read more ...

Watch the first trailer for Disney's new 'Star Wars: The Mandalorian' TV...

Watch the first trailer for Disney's new 'Star Wars: The Mandalorian' TV series teasing the dark bounty hunter tale

"The Mandalorian" is the first new live-action "Star Wars" prequel series set in a galaxy far, far away. Following the D23 Expo event on Friday at the Anaheim Convention Center... Read more ...

Ewan McGregor is officially returning as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a 'Star Wars' show

Ewan McGregor is officially returning as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a 'Star Wars' show

Ewan McGregor will reprise his role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new, untitled series on Disney's upcoming streaming service, Disney Plus. McGregor surprised fans on stage Friday at... Read more ...

A 'High School Musical' show is coming to Disney's streaming service...

A 'High School Musical' show is coming to Disney's streaming service - here's the first trailer

A "High School Musical" series is coming to Disney's streaming service Disney Plus . "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" will follow East High's drama club as they... Read more ...

Gold and Treasuries surge as the escalating trade war sends investors...

Gold and Treasuries surge as the escalating trade war sends investors fleeing from the stock market

Safe-haven assets from Treasuries to gold surged Friday amid escalating trade tensions between the US and China. Tensions are likely to continue and add volatility to markets... Read more ...

A youth sports organization is raffling off a semi-automatic weapon to help...

A youth sports organization is raffling off a semi-automatic weapon to help its cheerleading and football teams

A youth football and cheer organization in rural Ohio has sparked controversy over a fundraising raffle offering a high powered AM-15 semi-automatic rifle. In the wake of... Read more ...

Jay Powell says no Fed ‘rulebook' for Trump trade war

Jay Powell says no Fed ‘rulebook' for Trump trade war

In a highly anticipated speech on Friday, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell distanced the Fed from economic impact of President Trump's trade war, saying that the Fed... Read more ...

David Koch's reclusive nephew is next in line to inherit the family legacy...

David Koch's reclusive nephew is next in line to inherit the family legacy, and he may be planning a shift away from conservative politics

Koch Industries confirmed Friday morning that 79-year-old David Koch, brother to 83-year-old Charles Koch, has died. The Koch family legacy includes the second-largest company... Read more ...

Trump allies want A$AP Rocky to publicly thank the president for his release...

Trump allies want A$AP Rocky to publicly thank the president for his release from a Swedish jail but so far he's refused

A$AP Rocky, whose birth name is Rakim Mayers, spent a month in a Swedish jail after he was detained in July over an altercation in Stockholm. He was found guilty of assault on... Read more ...