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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitter adds a second former Google executive to its board, Patrick Pichette, who served as Google's CFO from 2008 until summer of 2015   —  Hugh Johnston, Pepsi's CFO, is leaving Twitter's board.  —  Twitter has added another longtime Google executive to its board of directors: Patrick Pichette …
Sep 19, 2017, 5:35 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Former Facebook and Snap ad exec Sriram Krishnan announces he is joining Twitter as senior director of product   —  Krishnan, who previously worked on ad tech, is trying something new.  —  Twitter has hired Sriram Krishnan, a former ad tech executive from Facebook and Snap, but he won't be working on ads.
Sep 18, 2017, 9:25 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
New York Times reporter Mike Isaac is writing a book about Uber for W. W. Norton, due out in 2019   —  Crazy ambition, betrayal, sex, deceit and naked power grabs all make for a page-turner.  —  The Uber story has crazy ambition, betrayal, sex, deceit, naked power grabs, and lots and lots and lots of money.
Sep 14, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
WhatsApp cofounder Brian Acton says he's leaving after eight years, and will start a nonprofit at “the intersection of nonprofit, technology and communications”   —  Acton has a net worth of $6.5 billion.  —  WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton is leaving the company to start his own non-profit.
Sep 13, 2017, 4:40 AMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
NTSB says causes of fatal Tesla crash in May 2016 included driver's over-reliance on Autopilot, approves safety recommendations for automakers, DoT, and NHTSA   —  The National Transportation Safety Board met on Tuesday to determine the cause of May's fatal Tesla crash.
Sep 12, 2017, 12:28 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
House Energy and Commerce Committee, Financial Services Committee, and New York attorney general announce probes into Equifax breach   —  Meanwhile, New York announces its own investigation.  —  The U.S. Congress plans to probe a massive data breach at the credit-monitoring service Equifax …
Sep 8, 2017, 4:33 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
House passes bipartisan SELF-DRIVE Act, which is now heading to Senate and would let companies test as many as 100,000 new self-driving cars on US roads   —  It's still an early win for companies like Ford, Google and Uber.  —  The U.S. House approved a bill on Wednesday that could soon pave …
Sep 6, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Interview with Reid Hoffman, a vocal Trump opponent and Hillary Clinton supporter, on his recent political activism, including giving millions to candidates   —  Inside the tech mogul's 2017 political playbook for funding candidates, causes and companies.  —  It began with a simple card trick.
Sep 5, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Rani Molla / Recode:
Amazon, Alphabet, Intel, Microsoft, and Apple lead S&P 500 in R&D spending, with Amazon at #1 with $16.1B spent last year   —  Amazon is No. 1.  —  Tech companies lead top U.S. companies in R&D spending.  —  That's notable because spending on research and development is a key indicator …
Sep 3, 2017, 4:45 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Seven months after inauguration, the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology still has no members; Trump admin says it'll resume work soon   —  Months later, there's still no one sitting on the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.
Sep 3, 2017, 10:05 AMIn context

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