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Aaron Pressman / Fortune:
Profile of John Legere, who has more than doubled T-Mobile's revenue since 2012 with brash messaging and relentless focus on customers and frontline employees   —  The crowd in the ballroom at the Westin New York at Times Square on this February afternoon is in a partying mood well before sundown.
Feb 17, 2018, 2:00 AMIn context
Richard Nieva / CNET:
Nest co-founder, chief product officer Matt Rogers says he's leaving to focus on his venture firm Incite.org but will help with Nest's transition into Google   —  Nest co-founder Matt Rogers says he's leaving the maker of smart home gadgets.  —  The move comes a day after Google's parent Alphabet …
Feb 8, 2018, 7:03 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
A district court judge has ruled that Grubhub properly classified a California delivery driver as an independent contractor   —  A few months after hearing closing arguments in the Lawson v. Grubhub case, Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley has ruled Raef Lawson, the plaintiff …
Feb 8, 2018, 5:05 PMIn context
Richard Nieva / CNET:
Alphabet says Nest will be brought back under Google with Nest CEO Marwan Fawaz reporting to Google's hardware chief Rick Osterloh   —  Nest has sold 11 million devices, so Google isn't ditching the brand.  The new strategy: Try to get Google Assistant into more of Nest's smart gadgets in a war against Amazon's Alexa.
Feb 7, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Douglas Hofstadter / The Atlantic:
Google Translate's AI-driven translation is fast and useful, but simple tests show it's still a long way from real understanding   —  One Sunday, at one of our weekly salsa sessions, my friend Frank brought along a Danish guest.  I knew Frank spoke Danish well, since his mother was Danish, and he, as a child, had lived in Denmark.
Feb 4, 2018, 7:00 PMIn context
Emily Chang / Bloomberg:
How sexist undercurrents, from a widely-used Playboy image to personality tests favoring men, turned Silicon Valley into a brotopia despite early women pioneers   —  Lena Söderberg started out as just another Playboy centerfold.  The 21-year-old Swedish model left her native Stockholm …
Feb 3, 2018, 10:30 PMIn context
Deirdre Bosa / CNBC:
CEO Brian Chesky says Airbnb will not go public in 2018; CFO Laurence Tosi is stepping down to focus on his investment fund; Belinda Johnson becomes first COO   —  Airbnb is losing its Wall Street-savvy CFO, getting its first COO and ruling out going public in 2018, delaying any payout …
Feb 1, 2018, 2:36 PMIn context
Paul Mozur / New York Times:
Sources: Facebook's lead liaison with Beijing, Wang-Li Moser, resigned in December after a three-year tenure in a fresh setback to its China charm campaign   —  HONG KONG — The executive in charge of Facebook's efforts to court China has left the company, a fresh setback for the social network …
Jan 19, 2018, 11:40 AMIn context
Leslie Hook / Financial Times:
Uber's $9.3B deal with SoftBank closes; new board member Rajeev Misra says Uber should return focus to US, Europe, Latin America, Australia to become profitable   —  Uber's largest shareholder has called for the car-booking company to focus on recovering market share in the US and growing …
Jan 18, 2018, 3:38 PMIn context
Connie Loizos / TechCrunch:
James Damore, author of controversial diversity memo who was fired by Google, files class action suit claiming it discriminates against white male conservatives   —  James Damore, a former Google engineer who was fired in August after posting a memo to an internal Google message board arguing …
Jan 8, 2018, 2:01 PMIn context

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