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Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Profile of US deputy CTO Michael Kratsios, who comes from Thiel-founded VC firm and oversees ~45 staff of director-less Office of Science and Technology Policy   —  Tech adviser Michael Kratsios is working on a policy agenda, but he needs some of the president's staunchest critics to cooperate
Nov 14, 2017, 4:05 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
The National Venture Capital Association sues the Trump administration for delaying immigration program meant to help foreign-born startup founders stay in US   —  Association claims DHS illegally delayed program meant to help foreign-born founders of startups stay in U.S.
Sep 19, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: DoJ opens preliminary probe into whether Uber executives breached Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; Uber says it's working with DoJ on the probe   —  Justice Department opens preliminary probe into whether managers at ride-sharing firm breached Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Aug 29, 2017, 5:14 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Emails and interviews show Uber bought 1,000+ faulty Hondas, which were subject to recall, in Singapore and leased them to drivers; one vehicle caught fire   —  Chasing breakneck growth, the ride-hailing giant bought Honda SUVs in Singapore subject to a recall—then one caught fire
Aug 3, 2017, 3:30 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
VCs, entrepreneurs are divided over whether they'd accept funding from Saudi Arabia, as tech deals make up a growing percentage of sovereign-wealth portfolios   —  Investment of $3.5 billion in Uber prompts discussion among venture-capitalists, entrepreneurs
Jul 18, 2016, 11:50 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Source: Uber raises $1.15B from its first leveraged loan, to pay a yield of about 5%   —  Ride-hailing company will pay a yield of about 5%, source says  —  Uber Technologies Inc. has raised $1.15 billion from a new high-yield loan, according to a person familiar with the matter …
Jul 7, 2016, 9:05 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Uber to track driver behavior like speeding and abrupt braking, to give feedback to improve safety   —  The software is aimed at improving driver safety, but could raise privacy concerns  —  Uber Technologies Inc. has developed new technology to track when drivers of the ride-hailing app go too fast …
Jun 29, 2016, 10:05 AMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Lyft hires M&A banker Qatalyst Partners, possibly seeking a sale or new funding   —  Lyft was last valued at $5.5 billion by investors including GM  —  Ride-hailing startup Lyft Inc. has hired Qatalyst Partners LP, the boutique investment bank best known for helping tech companies find a buyer …
Jun 27, 2016, 6:25 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
How Marissa Mayer's spending at Yahoo to spur growth, in defiance of deals with activist investors to cut costs, led to auction of core assets, board shakeup   —  Embattled CEO failed to produce pledged savings, plunged deeper into turnaround; more room in the parking lot
Jun 17, 2016, 1:10 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Yahoo hires bank to auction off 3K patents, including original search patent, expects $1B+, sets mid-June deadline for preliminary bids   —  Yahoo has set mid-June deadline for preliminary bids and hired Black Stone IP to run auction  —  Yahoo Inc. has kicked off an auction …
Jun 7, 2016, 10:15 PMIn context

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