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Nitasha Tiku / BuzzFeed:
Behind the scenes of Code Conference, which provides a safe cocoon for the tech elite, and leaves outlandish presumptions unchallenged   —  At 9 p.m. on a Wednesday night, at an exclusive resort along the California coast, Elon Musk blew a lot of millionaires' minds.
Jun 7, 2016, 7:15 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / BuzzFeed:
India bans zero-rated internet services, including Facebook's Free Basics, for infringing on the principles of net neutrality   —  India's Telecom Authorities Have Ruled Against Facebook's Controversial Free Internet Plan  —  “Who could possibly be against this?”  Zuckerberg asked.
Feb 8, 2016, 12:20 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / BuzzFeed:
How waste specialists and nonprofits manage the leftover food from Silicon Valley companies' extravagance   —  Free Food For Tech Employees Goes To Waste  —  Tales from the clean-up crew for tech company overflow.  —  Dreamforce is an annual conference hosted by the software company Salesforce.
Nov 29, 2015, 7:50 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / BuzzFeed:
A breakdown of October 2014 fundraising documents from WeWork, which raised $400M in June 2015 at a $10B valuation   —  How WeWork Convinced Investors It's Worth Billions  —  Startups don't turn into unicorns — the buzzword for companies valued at a billion dollars or more — without a good story attached.
Oct 9, 2015, 1:05 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / BuzzFeed:
Silicon Valley's perks arms race now includes parental leave, but tech companies are still not adequately addressing child care   —  The One Time Silicon Valley's Herd Mentality Comes In Handy  —  The perks arms race now includes parental leave along with on-site dry-cleaning and private chefs.
Aug 23, 2015, 3:55 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / The Verge:
Source: Twitter CFO Anthony Noto to head marketing department as search for CMO continues   —  Twitter gives control of its hapless marketing department to its chief financial officer  —  As an investment banker at Goldman Sachs, Anthony Noto orchestrated Twitter's initial public offering.
May 5, 2015, 1:32 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / The Verge:
Uber is bringing its food delivery service to New York City and Chicago   —  This week Uber is launching its food delivery service, UberEats, in New York City and Chicago.  The company has already piloted the program in Los Angeles and Barcelona.  UberEats will be accessible from within Uber's existing app …
Apr 28, 2015, 10:50 AMIn context
The Verge:
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo takes personal responsibility for company's troll problem, vows stronger action against harrassment   —  Twitter CEO: ‘We suck at dealing with abuse’  —  Dick Costolo says trolls are costing Twitter users  —  Twitter CEO Dick Costolo is taking personal responsibility …
Feb 4, 2015, 10:05 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Valleywag:
Ten good questions Travis Kalanick failed to address in his tweetstorm apology   —  Uber CEO Posts 13-Tweet Apology Without Answering a Single Question  —  Uber CEO Travis Kalanick just responded to privacy and ethics concerns about Emil Michael, after the top executive publicly suggested paying $1 million …
Nov 18, 2014, 4:45 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Valleywag:
Uber and Its Shady Partners Are Pushing Drivers into Subprime Loans   —  The subprime lending market that plunged America into the Great Recession is back and as unscrupulous as ever.  Instead of mortgages, this time a bubble has formed around auto loans, and reliably ruthless Uber is in the thick of it.
Nov 4, 2014, 2:30 PMIn context

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