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Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing government
Technology CEOs are being urged by White House officials to pitch in on President Donald Trump's effort to modernize government
Ellen Pao Loses Big Silicon Valley Sex-Bias Case to Kleiner Perkins
A preeminent venture capital firm was victorious in Silicon Valley's biggest sex discrimination suit. A jury ruled in favor of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, which had been sued by Ellen Pao, the interim CEO of Reddit and former partner of the firm. Pao, 45, filed her complaint in May 2012
Mark Zuckerberg's Political Status: It's Complicated
Less than three weeks after Mark Zuckerberg officially launched his pro-immigration reform group, the billionaire technology mogul seems to be experiencing the Facebook equivalent of a liberal de-friending. Progressive activists have been voicing their disapproval after two Zuckerberg-backed groups
Zuckerberg Calls Immigration Policy 'Unfit for Today's World'
Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg unveiled his new political group today that has the powerful backing of a who’s who of technology leaders. The group, which will be called FWD.us (“Forward U.S.”), represents the most ambitious effort yet to connect the innovators and...
The 50 Most Influential Networking Tycoons
Wealth-X, a company based in Singapore which has a propiertary databse of individuals worth $30 million or more, has compiled a list of the 50 most influential ultra high net worth individuals, based on the collective net worth of their social and professional networks. Wealth-X said it ignored
Fisker May Never Build Electric Cars in US
The luxury carmaker Fisker Automotive continues to signal it could ditch plans to build its next generation hybrid electric vehicle in the United States, despite the nearly $200 million in Obama administration loan money it has already received. Fisker received federal funds in part to help
Kleiner Perkins Lawsuit Gives Inside View of Clubby Venture Capital World
Kleiner Perkins Female Partner Describes Repeated Gender Exclusion, Harassment
Car Company Gets U.S. Loan, Builds Cars In Finland
In Billion-Dollar Gamble on Tesla and Fisker, Some Worry About A Second Solyndra
Obama Jobs Council Stacked With Democratic Donors
The group of private-sector business leaders advising President Obama on how to create jobs and grow the economy is full of deep-pocket Democratic donors and high-profile financiers of Obama’s re-election campaign, a review of Federal Election Commission data shows. At least 10 members of the...
'Farmville' creator Zynga files for IPO
SAN FRANCISCO -- Social-gaming sensation Zynga filed an initial public offering today that could raise up to $1 billion and value it at up to $20 billion. The maker of the popular FarmVille and CityVille games, played by tens of millions, has picked Morgan Stanley to lead the offering, according to