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Nitasha Tiku / BuzzFeed:
Hundreds of Silicon Valley engineers at major tech firms sign pledge refusing to help build a Muslim registry   —  A group of nearly 60 employees at major tech companies have signed a pledge refusing to help build a Muslim registry.  The pledge states that signatories will advocate within …
Dec 13, 2016, 1:38 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / BuzzFeed:
Snapchat avoids the fake news epidemic by vetting publishers who appear in Discover, hiring human editors for Live Stories, and limiting re-sharing   —  Evan Spiegel, Snapchat CEO and cofounder  —  Facebook emerged during the U.S. election as a central political and news source …
Dec 4, 2016, 1:50 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / BuzzFeed:
The White House partners with Stanford University and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to host an event on Wednesday to discuss how tech can help address poverty   —  President Obama and Mark Zuckerberg in 2011  —  Tomorrow, the White House will partner with Stanford University …
Nov 29, 2016, 12:00 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / BuzzFeed:
Trump-supporting founder of Gab.ai, a social network popular with the alt-right, was kicked out of Y Combinator for violating its harassment policy   —  Milo Yiannopoulos and Gab.ai CEO Andrew Torba.  —  On the Friday after the US presidential election, Andrew Torba, CEO of Gab.ai …
Nov 12, 2016, 4:00 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / BuzzFeed:
Sam Altman and others launch VotePlz, a nonprofit, nonpartisan website aiming to help young people vote by letting users check registration status, and more   —  For first-time voters, the process can be new and unknown — “just like having sex,” said Erika Reinhardt, co-founder of VotePlz, a nonpartisan nonprofit that launched today.
Sep 8, 2016, 1:45 PMIn context
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

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