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Erin Griffith / Fortune:
Nikesh Arora talks about his resignation, tenure at SoftBank, working with Masayoshi Son, and how he already sold his SoftBank stake to Son at a small loss   —  Nikesh Arora shocked the business world two years ago when he jumped from his role as Google's chief business officer to SoftBank SB …
Jun 26, 2016, 1:10 PMIn context
Erin Griffith / Fortune:
Behind the race in Silicon Valley and Detroit to build a self-driving car   —  Silicon Valley and Detroit are in a race to create our driverless future.  And for the first time ever, the car may take a backseat.  —  My brain knows that this demonstration has been carefully staged …
Jun 25, 2016, 11:50 AMIn context
Scott Cendrowski / Fortune:
Xiaomi struggles to expand abroad as its smartphone sales in China decline and ecosystem growth misses forecasts, making some question its $45B valuation   —  The “Apple of China” gets a reality check as its smartphone sales slump. … Xiaomi's tale may sound like merely another iteration …
Jun 25, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context
Leena Rao / Fortune:
Nonprofit Crisis Text Line counseling service receives $23.8M in grants, led by Reid Hoffman with Steve Ballmer, Pierre Omidyar, others participating   —  Crisis Text Line, a free, around the clock text-messaging support line for people in crisis, is getting a massive new round of grants …
Jun 17, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Andrew Nusca / Fortune:
Inside the transformation of Microsoft, as its bets on the cloud, open source, and a more open and agile culture start paying off   —  Microsoft Will Serve You Now  —  The newly customer-friendly tech giant is bulking up on data centers, betting its future on cloud computing, and learning to be agile again.
Jun 12, 2016, 12:50 PMIn context
Leena Rao / Fortune:
How PayPal is trying to catch up in digital payments space after losing ground under eBay   —  After a lost decade, the newly independent company is making big investments again.  —  During the gloomy spring of 2009, few tech companies were under a darker cloud than online auction giant eBay ebay .
Jun 12, 2016, 5:20 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Andreessen Horowitz announces it has raised $1.5B for its fifth fund, all from previous limited partners   —  Venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz has raised $1.5 billion for its fifth fund, maintaining its position as one of Silicon Valley's best-capitalized investors.
Jun 10, 2016, 2:10 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Fortune:
Sherpa Capital raises $172M for Sherpa Ventures II, a new early-stage fund, and $298M for Sherpa Everest, a mid-stage fund   —  Sherpa Capital, the San Francisco-based venture capital firm led by Shervin Pishevar and Scott Stanford, on Thursday announced that it has raised $470 million for a pair of new funds.
Jun 9, 2016, 12:30 PMIn context
Kirsten Korosec / Fortune:
NuTonomy raises $16M Series A, source says at about $100M valuation, plans to launch a self driving taxi service in 2018 in Singapore   —  NuTonomy, the autonomous vehicle software startup and MIT spinoff that received early backing from Ford executive chairman Bill Ford's venture capital firm …
May 30, 2016, 3:40 PMIn context
David Meyer / Fortune:
Asus unveils Zenbo, a $599 home robot with voice command recognition, touchscreen, smart-home integrations, more; dev program in works; launch date undisclosed   —  Asus asuuy may be best known as the maker of laptops and phones, but on Monday it unveiled a fairly low-cost robot that can help …
May 30, 2016, 12:00 PMIn context

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