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Dan Primack / Fortune:
Exclusive: Todd Park stepping down as America's chief technology officer   —  Todd Park is planning to step down as U.S. Chief Technology Officer by year-end, Fortune has learned from sources familiar with the situation.  —  He is expected to take on a new White House role …
Aug 22, 2014, 4:00 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Chain raises $9.5 million to build Bitcoin development platform   —  Chain today is launching as a startup that hopes to become the definitive development platform for Bitcoin, whether the ultimate application relates to financial services or to some other sort of decentralized service.
Aug 20, 2014, 6:05 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
We lack the data needed to show whether venture capital is performing as an asset class   —  VCs suck (but there's a way you could prove me wrong)  —  There has been a bunch of Twitter conversation this week about venture capital economics and performance, stemming from an HBR post titled Venture Capitalists …
Aug 17, 2014, 11:40 AMIn context
Miguel Helft / Fortune:
Inside ATAP, Google's mobile development group led by former DARPA director Regina Dugan   —  Google goes DARPA  —  Regina Dugan loves to tell the story of how she got her current job.  It was a little over two years ago, and Dugan, a mechanical engineer by training and an expert in counterterrorism …
Aug 17, 2014, 8:20 AMIn context
John Kell / Fortune:
Supervalu warns that payment card data from 200+ of its grocery stores may have been stolen   —  Supervalu warns card data may have been stolen  —  Supervalu on Friday warned its computer network was hacked and the intrusion could potentially have led to the theft of payment card data used at more than 200 grocery stores.
Aug 15, 2014, 12:30 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
We tested Secret's anti-bullying system... and it failed   —  Anonymous messaging app Secret has been under fire almost since the day it launched, with some critics arguing that it enables cyber-bullying.  Company CEO David Byttow responded earlier this week with a Medium post about how Secret …
Aug 9, 2014, 5:25 PMIn context
John Kell / Fortune:
Target will book $148M in data-breach expenses in Q2, lowers profit forecast   —  Target to book $148 million in data-breach expenses  —  Target disclosed Tuesday it will book $148 million in expenses in its second quarter results due to a massive data breach, and also warned that its profit …
Aug 5, 2014, 3:55 PMIn context
Erin Griffith / Fortune:
Palantir snaps up Propeller — its second deal this week   —  Until this week, Palantir Technologies, a Palo Alto-based data analytics company, wasnt much of an acquirer.  Despite having raised $896 million in venture capital, at a $9 billion valuation, and generating more than $500 million in revenue …
Jul 31, 2014, 1:25 PMIn context
Andrew Nusca / Fortune:
How Code2040 fellowship programs connect blacks and hispanics with Silicon Valley tech firms   —  In tech, some minorities are too minor.  This group wants to change that.  —  Before Randi Williams spent last summer in San Francisco, the 19-year-old computer-engineering student from Maryland …
Jul 23, 2014, 10:20 AMIn context
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune:
Analysts' estimates for Apple's Q3: revenues up 8.5% year over year, earnings up 18%   —  Spreadsheet of the day: Final estimates for Apple's fiscal Q3  —  With the world's most valuable company — and the hedge funds' favorite — set to report earnings after the markets close today, the eyes of Wall Street are once again on Apple.
Jul 22, 2014, 11:45 AMIn context

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Intel:
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