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Steve Lohr / New York Times:
Since Satya Nadella became CEO, Microsoft has almost tripled its market cap to $850B+, and on Friday it replaced Apple as the world's most valuable company   —  Just a few years ago, Microsoft was seen as a lumbering has-been of the technology world.  —  It was big and still quite profitable …
Nov 30, 2018, 8:30 AMIn context
New York Times:
Sources say Sandberg asked Facebook staff to research George Soros's finances, though she denied knowledge of hiring Definers, the firm tasked to research Soros   —  Sheryl Sandberg asked Facebook's communications staff to research George Soros's financial interests in the wake …
Nov 30, 2018, 12:40 AMIn context
New York Times:
Law enforcement authorities, working with Microsoft, have arrested dozens of scammers in New Delhi over fake PC virus pop-up alert ads during the past month   —  MUMBAI, India — You know the messages.  They pop up on your computer screen with ominous warnings like, “Your computer has been infected with a virus.
Nov 29, 2018, 1:25 AMIn context
New York Times:
Some experts say the US economy has become less dynamic as smaller companies shift away from IPOs, choosing buyouts and VC money instead, especially in tech   —  Ryan Smith spent years planning to sell shares of his software company, Qualtrics, on the stock market, meeting with bankers …
Nov 28, 2018, 8:10 AMIn context
Li Yuan / New York Times:
How data tagging firms in China are using cheap labor to apply labels to troves of images and surveillance footage to help train AI systems across the country   —  Some of the most critical work in advancing China's technology goals takes place in a former cement factory in the middle …
Nov 26, 2018, 7:30 PMIn context
Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
Low fees and high interest rates are allowing VC-funded “neo-banks” like Chime, Aspiration, Empower, and Varo to compete with the big consumer banks in the US   —  SAN FRANCISCO — After the financial crisis 10 years ago, unhappy customers were expected to flee the megabanks for smaller competitors.
Nov 26, 2018, 2:25 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / New York Times:
Sheryl Sandberg deserves much blame for the bad decisions at Facebook but, with most criticism directed at her, Mark Zuckerberg largely escapes scrutiny   —  Perhaps it's only fair that, as women like Sheryl Sandberg rise to power, they pay the price for failure.
Nov 24, 2018, 1:10 PMIn context
Liz Alderman / New York Times:
With only 10% of Swedes using cash this year, down from 40% in 2010, officials are trying to slow its demise as they determine societal costs   —  Cash is disappearing in the country faster than anyone thought it would.  Now, officials are trying to slow its demise as they determine the societal costs.
Nov 22, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
Jack Nicas / New York Times:
How Definers brought DC-style political trickery to tech: sources say working for Qualcomm, they promoted Tim Cook as a potential 2020 presidential candidate   —  SAN FRANCISCO — When Tim Miller, a longtime Republican political operative, moved to the Bay Area last year to set up a public relations shop …
Nov 21, 2018, 10:35 PMIn context
Karen Weise / New York Times:
How a group of East African Amazon warehouse workers in Minneapolis became the first known collective to get Amazon management to negotiate better terms   —  Labor organizers and researchers said they had not heard of Amazon previously coming to the table after worker pressure, even for private discussions.
Nov 21, 2018, 12:50 PMIn context

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