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Tim Cook / Businessweek:
Tim Cook publicly acknowledges he's gay, says giving up his personal privacy is worthwhile if he can help someone who is struggling   —  Tim Cook: “I'm Proud to be Gay”  —  Throughout my professional life, I've tried to maintain a basic level of privacy.  I come from humble roots, and I don't seek to draw attention to myself.
Oct 30, 2014, 7:17 AMIn context
Brad Stone / Businessweek:
Only employees, not Wall Street, can pressure Bezos to slow spending on new Amazon initiatives   —  Amazon Employees, Not Investors, Will Have to Pressure Jeff Bezos to Slow Down  —  Thursday's quarterly earnings report from Amazon spooked Wall Street.  The 95 cents per share loss …
Oct 24, 2014, 12:25 PMIn context
Businessweek:
Mark Zuckerberg appointed to China's Tsinghua University board   —  As Facebook Eyes China, Zuckerberg Makes Ties With Chinese Business School  —  In its quest to dominate the social media industry worldwide, Facebook (FB) has long hankered after China, where the company been been banned since 2009.
Oct 22, 2014, 8:10 PMIn context
Brad Stone / Businessweek:
Thync raises $13M led by Khosla Ventures for mood altering device, expected to ship 2015   —  Thync Raises $13 Million for Its Brain-Stimulating Electrodes  —  In a windowless conference room at Thync, a secretive startup in Los Gatos, Calif., I recently tried what may be Silicon Valley's strangest new product in years.
Oct 9, 2014, 10:30 AMIn context
Brad Stone / Businessweek:
Washington Post working on curated news app for the new 8.9" Kindle Fire launching this fall; app will come to other tablets eventually   —  Jeff Bezos's New Plan for News: The Washington Post Becomes an Amazon Product  —  Jeff Bezos wants to turn the Washington Post into a national publication …
Oct 6, 2014, 12:35 PMIn context
Joshua Brustein / Businessweek:
Twitter Gives MIT $10 Million to Study the Social Impact of Tech   —  Twitter is giving $10 million to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology over the next five years to study patterns of public discourse on the Internet, and potentially to build technology that will make online civic action more effective.
Oct 2, 2014, 3:05 PMIn context
Brad Stone / Businessweek:
Bezos-Backed Pro.com Raises Another $14 Million to Help Renovate Your Home   —  Fern leaf green, the color of the walls in my living room, started to look dated ages ago.  The baseboards need retouching, and there's a hole in the drywall near the front door, where movers once mishandled a sofa.
Sep 24, 2014, 4:30 PMIn context
Joshua Brustein / Businessweek:
Online survey company Qualtrics raises $150M at valuation exceeding $1B from Insight Venture Partners, Sequoia, and Accel   —  How an Online Survey Company Joined the $1 Billion Club  —  The business of making software for online surveys is pretty easy to understand: You find people …
Sep 24, 2014, 2:50 PMIn context
Businessweek:
Tim Cook Q&A: The Full Interview on iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch   —  Tim Cook was jubilant.  It was Sept. 10, a day after the introduction of the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch at the Flint Center in Cupertino, Calif., and Apple's (AAPL) chief executive officer couldn't have been happier about reactions from the audience and the media.
Sep 21, 2014, 6:25 PMIn context
Joshua Brustein / Businessweek:
Getty launches Stream, an iOS app targeted at consumers for browsing and sharing images   —  Getty Wants to Turn Free Photos Into Profit, and It Needs Your Help  —  The story of the photography business over the past 20 years has been marked by two shifts: The number of photographs …
Sep 21, 2014, 12:20 PMIn context

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Microsoft:
Microsoft to modernize Special Olympics, raise system to the cloud  —  “We're so excited.  This is going to change our world.” says Special Olympics Chief Executive Officer Janet Froetscher.
Zoho:
Announcing Zoho SalesIQ - Real-time sales intelligence platform with tight Zoho CRM integration.  —  You run an apparel store.  There's a visitor who walked in after seeing your weekly ad.
SAY Media / SAY Daily:
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