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Julie Bort / Business Insider:
How prioritizing enterprise clients has sown conflict between employees and management at GitHub, which has lost nine executives in recent months   —  Why $2 billion startup GitHub is apparently in crisis, again  —  GitHub's internal culture seems to be melting down.
Feb 4, 2016, 8:55 PMIn context
Jillian D'Onfro / Business Insider:
Google's search chief Amit Singhal retires, to be replaced by AI manager John Giannandrea   —  Google's search chief is retiring  —  Google's search chief, Amit Singhal, is retiring, he announced Wednesday morning.  —  He has been at Google for 15 years and will be leaving the company …
Feb 3, 2016, 12:37 PMIn context
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
GitHub VP of Engineering Susan Lally has left the company and is the ninth executive to leave in past few months   —  $2 billion startup GitHub just lost another key executive amid big changes at the company  —  GitHub VP of Engineering Susan Lally has parted ways with the company …
Feb 2, 2016, 3:45 PMIn context
Eugene Kim / Business Insider:
Inside Marissa Mayer's efforts to maintain Yahoo Labs amid layoffs, overseas office shutdowns, and a shift from longer-term research to product initiatives   —  Marissa Mayer is struggling to revive Yahoo's Google-like moonshot factory  —  Google has its famous X lab, Microsoft has Microsoft Research, and Yahoo has Yahoo Labs.
Feb 2, 2016, 1:33 PMIn context
Alexei Oreskovic / Business Insider:
Alphabet's moonshots lost $3.6B in 2015, compared to $1.9B in 2014, while revenue rose to $448M from $327M   —  Google-parent Alphabet's moonshots lost $3.6 billion in 2015  —  Moonshots are not cheap.  —  Google parent-company Alphabet lost $3.6 billion on moonshot projects in 2015.
Feb 1, 2016, 4:40 PMIn context
Jay Yarow / Business Insider:
Twitter shares are jumping on news that Marc Andreessen and Silver Lake thought about buying it out   —  Twitter shares are jumping in pre-market trading on speculation that Marc Andreessen could partner with private equity group Silver Lake to buy the company.  —  The speculation comes from Jessica Lessin of The Information.
Feb 1, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Alexei Oreskovic / Business Insider:
Google to FCC: testing of transmitters at high altitude, likely related to Project Loon, fits within current rules and poses no health or environmental risks   —  Google tells feds its secret plan to conduct high-altitude wireless tests across the US is not dangerous
Jan 29, 2016, 6:10 AMIn context
Biz Carson / Business Insider:
Yahoo accelerated its stock options to try to retain employees   —  Yahoo has taken special measures to retain valued employees by accelerating its stock option grants to begin vesting after one month, rather than after the standard one year-period, as it tries to stem the distressing brain drain afflicting the company.
Jan 22, 2016, 8:40 PMIn context
Biz Carson / Business Insider:
Bulk shopping startup Boxed Wholesale raises $100M Series C but without rumored investment from Alibaba   —  A Costco-killer just raked in another $100 million to convert the next generation of bulk buyers  —  Boxed Wholesale is taking in cash to ramp up its fight against Amazon and Costco …
Jan 20, 2016, 2:10 PMIn context
Eugene Kim / Business Insider:
Hortonworks shares drop 37% following last week's announcement of plans to raise $100M in a secondary stock offering   —  Hortonworks shares are tanking after news of secondary stock offering  —  Hortonworks shares are down more than 21% Tuesday morning, after the company …
Jan 19, 2016, 12:35 PMIn context

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