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Crunch Report | Google Maps Launches Location Sharing with Others

Google Maps launches a location-sharing feature, Coffee Meets Bagel has a new paid membership tier and AI expert Andrew Ng leaves Baidu. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

But even I have to acknowledge that my hometown and surrounding area, famously known for its startups and giant Silicon Valley companies, is also an unsustainable rental market.

Because it's so expensive to settle down here, one tech company is taking a new approach to the high cost of living. Zapier, an apps integration and automation company, is offering its employees $10,000 to leave. Read more...

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Tech company offers $10,000 to ‘de-locate’ out of San Francisco

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San Francisco is the best — and not just because I'm a native to the city by the bay. It's the center of tech, innovation, art and creativity. Don't forget its geographic beauty and easy access to world-class wine, food and nature.

But even I have to acknowledge that my hometown and surrounding area, famously known for its startups and giant Silicon Valley companies, is also an unsustainable rental market.

Because it's so expensive to settle down here, one tech company is taking a new approach to the high cost of living. Zapier, an apps integration and automation company, is offering its employees $10,000 to leave. Read more...

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The Art of the Pitch

 Vitaly M. Golomb leads global investments at HP Tech Ventures, the corporate venture arm of Silicon Valley’s original startup and is the author of Accelerated Startup, a book about ramping up your business. Below is a fascinating excerpt from the book about Golomb’s favorite thing: pitching. If you’ve ever seen me speak at an event, you have probably noticed that I get… Read More
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Crunch Report | Apple’s New Video Editing App

Apple creates a new video editing app called Clips, large electronics are now banned from flights to the U.S. coming from 13 countries and Hyperloop Transportation Technologies starts building full-size passenger pods. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
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Crunch Report | Uber’s President Leaves Company

Jeff Jones, the president of Uber, leaves the company, Y Combinator launches a vertical for AI startups, according to Bloomberg, Apple assembles a team to work on new augmented reality device and SpaceX recovers capsule and sets sights on Mars. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
Recode.

Uber didn't immediately respond to our request for comment on the sources' accusations in Recode's report. We'll update here if they do. 

The straw that broke the camel's back, according to Recode, was CEO Travis Kalanick announcing his decision to hire a chief operating officer to help him put the ride-hailing giant back on track. It wasn't that Uber was looking hire another No. 2, according to these sources; instead, it seems to be the fact that a COO was necessary at all.  Read more...

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Uber president Jeff Jones just went full on #DeleteUber and resigned: Recode

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Different day, but the same tough times at Uber. Uber President Jeff Jones has quit, Recode reported Sunday. The decision to leave directly relates to Uber's last two months of PR hell, anonymous sources told Recode.

Uber didn't immediately respond to our request for comment on the sources' accusations in Recode's report. We'll update here if they do. 

The straw that broke the camel's back, according to Recode, was CEO Travis Kalanick announcing his decision to hire a chief operating officer to help him put the ride-hailing giant back on track. It wasn't that Uber was looking hire another No. 2, according to these sources; instead, it seems to be the fact that a COO was necessary at all.  Read more...

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Recode.

Uber didn't immediately respond to our request for comment on the sources' accusations in Recode's report. We'll update here if they do. 

The straw that broke the camel's back, according to Recode, was CEO Travis Kalanick announcing his decision to hire a chief operating officer to help him put the ride-hailing giant back on track. It wasn't that Uber was looking hire another No. 2, according to these sources; instead, it seems to be the fact that a COO was necessary at all.  Read more...

More about Susan Fowler, Delete Uber, Ride Hailing, Ride Hailing Apps, and Silicon Valley'>
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Uber president Jeff Jones just went full on #DeleteUber and resigned: Recode

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Different day, but the same tough times at Uber. Uber President Jeff Jones has quit, Recode reported Sunday. The decision to leave directly relates to Uber's last two months of PR hell, anonymous sources told Recode.

Uber didn't immediately respond to our request for comment on the sources' accusations in Recode's report. We'll update here if they do. 

The straw that broke the camel's back, according to Recode, was CEO Travis Kalanick announcing his decision to hire a chief operating officer to help him put the ride-hailing giant back on track. It wasn't that Uber was looking hire another No. 2, according to these sources; instead, it seems to be the fact that a COO was necessary at all.  Read more...

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Crunch Report | Walmart Acquires Modcloth

Apple investing $500 Million into R&D Centers in China, Walmart acquires Modcloth, and John Mannes reports to us about his trip at South by Southwest. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
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Crunch Report | GoPro plans to cut 270 jobs

GoPro plans to cut 270 Jobs, Tesla looking to raise $1 billion for the Model 3, growth of the iMessage store is slowing down and the pricing of the Lucid Air electric car is revealed. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
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Crunch Report | DOJ Accuses Four People of 2014 Yahoo Hack

DOJ accuses four people of a 2014 Yahoo hack, Reid Hoffman joins Microsoft’s board of directors, a new process for visualizing chips and solving Uber’s navigation problem. All this on Crunch Report. Read More