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Queenie Wong / Mercury News:
New Facebook feature will allow US users to create fundraisers for nonprofits, available to some users Thursday, rolling out to all in coming weeks   —  MENLO PARK — Looking to strike an emotional chord with potential donors, some nonprofits are turning to Facebook users to help them raise money for worthy causes.
Jun 30, 2016, 11:15 PMIn context
Rex Crum / Mercury News:
Lending Club cuts 179 jobs, 12% of its workforce, and promotes interim CEO Scott Sanborn to permanent chief   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Embattled online loan marketplace Lending Club on Tuesday named a new chief executive and said it will cut 12 percent of its workforce as it deals with the continued fallout …
Jun 28, 2016, 9:50 PMIn context
Marisa Kendall / Mercury News:
Twilio sets price range for 10M shares at $12 to $14 for its IPO, valuing company at around $1B, close to its latest private round   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Cloud communications company Twilio is poised to end Silicon Valley's tech IPO drought next week with a $130 million market debut.
Jun 20, 2016, 3:15 AMIn context
Ethan Baron / Mercury News:
Bay Area tech layoffs more than doubled in first four months of 2016 to 3,135 compared to same period in 2015   —  In yet another sign of a slowdown in the booming Bay Area economy, tech layoffs more than doubled in the first four months of this year compared to the same period last year.
May 12, 2016, 10:05 PMIn context
Rex Crum / Mercury News:
Hong Kong's VTech to acquire LeapFrog, maker of electronic educational toys, for $72M   —  LeapFrog jumps to be acquired by VTech for $72 million  —  EMERYVILLE — LeapFrog Enterprises, the maker of well-known electronic educational toys for children, said Friday it has agreed to be acquired …
Feb 8, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context
Pete Carey / Mercury News:
Oracle building new facility for Design Tech High School, a free public charter school, on its campus in Redwood City, slated to open fall 2017   —  Oracle to build high school at its headquarters campus  —  REDWOOD CITY — Oracle said Tuesday it will build a home on its corporate campus …
Oct 28, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Howard Mintz / Mercury News:
Samsung plans to petition to US Supreme Court the 2012 verdict that it violated Apple's patents   —  Apple v. Samsung: Samsung plans to appeal to U.S. Supreme Court  —  Samsung plans to ask the U.S. Supreme Court by November to hear its appeal of a San Jose federal jury's stinging 2012 verdict …
Aug 22, 2015, 1:25 PMIn context
Howard Mintz / Mercury News:
US Court of Appeals rejects Samsung's request for rehearing of patent case against Apple   —  Apple v. Samsung: court rejects Samsung's latest appeal  —  A federal appeals court Thursday refused to re-examine Samsung's appeal of a stinging 2012 jury verdict that found the tech giant violated Apple's iPhone patents.
Aug 14, 2015, 11:05 PMIn context
Heather Somerville / Mercury News:
Lyft forgoes global expansion in favor of U.S. market domination   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Lyft has walked back years of promises about a global expansion, and instead the car-booking company is doubling down on the U.S. market, hoping to beat its biggest foe here at home.
Aug 1, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Matt O'Brien / Mercury News:
Yahoo launches Daily Fantasy sports product in 45 states, allows users to pay up to $600/day, takes about 10% in fees   —  Yahoo amps up fantasy sports, allowing users to compete for money  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Hoping to amp up an American addiction to fantasy sports that already drives legions …
Jul 8, 2015, 8:50 PMIn context

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