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Ari Levy / CNBC:
Sources: Sequoia raising up to $12B for new funds in response to SoftBank, including up to $8B for a growth fund with minimum investment commitment set at $250M   —  - Sequoia is raising about $12 billion for several funds focusing on both global opportunities and start-ups in U.S., China and India.
Mar 20, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Josh Elman, who formerly worked on product at Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook, will join Robinhood as its VP of product while remaining a partner at Greylock   —  Zero-fee stock trading app Robinhood is getting some product firepower as it dives into cryptocurrency and weighs platform aspirations.
Mar 14, 2018, 2:44 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Coinbase hires Emilie Choi, who did 40+ deals during her tenure as head of M&A at LinkedIn, as its VP of corporate and business development   —  A cryptocurrency company could do some fairly outside-the-box acquisitions.  —  Coinbase, the cryptocurrency trading platform …
Mar 5, 2018, 11:40 AMIn context
Jacob Silverman / New Republic:
How the awkward fusion of market values and vague humanitarianism defining Silicon Valley ideology stems from a 1960s generational shift to commercialization   —  On January 26, 2008, Joseph Weizenbaum, a famed and dissident computer scientist in his eighties, ascended the dais in Davos …
Mar 5, 2018, 7:15 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Facebook is rolling out job ads to 40 more countries; businesses can post job openings to a Jobs tab on their Page, Facebook Marketplace, and the News Feed   —  LinkedIn wasn't built for low-skilled job seekers, so Facebook is barging in.  Today Facebook is rolling out job posts to 40 …
Feb 28, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
Dave Gershgorn / Quartz:
Ashwin Ram, who served as senior manager and lead for Alexa AI at Amazon, joins Google Cloud as Technical Director of AI   —  The researcher tasked with dreaming up new capabilities for Amazon's Alexa is taking his talents to Google.  —  Ashwin Ram, former senior manager and lead for Alexa AI at Amazon …
Feb 27, 2018, 10:40 PMIn context
Paresh Dave / Reuters:
Injong Rhee, Samsung Electronics' CTO, says he has left the company to lead Google's IoT business under cloud boss Diane Greene   —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google this month hired Injong Rhee, who recently resigned as Samsung Electronics Co's chief technology officer …
Feb 13, 2018, 11:33 AMIn context
Business Insider:
Interview with Peggy Johnson, Microsoft's “deal-maker-in-chief”, on how she became an engineer, her 25 years at Qualcomm, the LinkedIn acquisition, and more   —  By - Anna Mazarakis Alyson Shontell  — Before Microsoft, she spent 25 years at Qualcomm, on the technical side as an engineer and on the business side.
Feb 4, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context
New York Times:
Job ads aimed at age groups on platforms including Facebook raise questions of age discrimination, prompt lawsuit; Amazon, LinkedIn change methods after query   —  This article was written through collaboration between The New York Times and ProPublica, the independent, nonprofit investigative journalism organization.
Dec 20, 2017, 6:30 PMIn context
Rita Liao / TechNode:
LinkedIn's China rival Maimai announces $75M Series C; iResearch says Maimai had 30M users as of April, while LinkedIn China claimed 32M users around that time   —  Maimai, LinkedIn's biggest China rival, just raised $75 million in its latest Series C round and has plans to go IPO in 2019, our sister site is reporting (in Chinese).
Nov 19, 2017, 8:10 AMIn context

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