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The Verge:
How the H-1B visa program has become a gateway for companies to replace US tech staff with foreign workers earning less and receiving fewer benefits   —  In the summer of 2014, Craig Diangelo thought he was on the path to an easy retirement.  A veteran of the tech industry, Diangelo got his start as a Cobalt programmer in the 1970s.
Apr 23, 2017, 12:10 AMIn context
Aaron Pressman / Fortune:
AT&T to acquire wireless carrier Straight Path in $1.6B deal for its spectrum, ahead of 5G push, paying almost 3x Straight Path's stock price   —  AT&T just settled the Wall Street debate over the value of high bandwidth airwave rights suitable for super-fast next generation wireless networks.
Apr 10, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Google is working on a new social app for small groups to edit photos together   —  While Google continues to add more features to its two social communication apps Allo and Duo, TechCrunch has learned that it has quietly been working on least one more social app.
Mar 25, 2017, 10:00 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Pinterest expects $500M+ in revenue this year, a jump of at least 67% over last year's $300M   —  The visual discovery site is on the path to an IPO.  —  Pinterest may finally be growing into its $11 billion valuation.  —  Pinterest, which makes all of its money from advertising …
Mar 21, 2017, 2:45 PMIn context
Ben Lang / Road to VR:
Hands-on with LG's SteamVR compatible headset prototype, which seems like a strong competitor to HTC Vive   —  LG is the first company after HTC to follow the path laid out by Valve for headset makers to bring their wares to SteamVR.  That path involves using SteamVR Tracking technology …
Mar 3, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Jeff Grubb / VentureBeat:
Valve's Steam Direct to replace Steam Greenlight, will charge developers a fixed fee to submit a game instead of relying on users to vet submissions   —  Valve wants to take itself out of the equation when it comes to the Steam PC gaming marketplace, and that means it is ending …
Feb 10, 2017, 4:35 PMIn context
Agam Shah / PCWorld:
D-Wave Systems launches 2000Q, a quantum computer with 2000 qubits, priced at $15M and double the size of its existing quantum computer   —  D-Wave's 2000Q quantum computer will ship to select customers but could ultimately be available to others via the cloud
Jan 24, 2017, 7:45 PMIn context
Jessi Hempel / Backchannel:
How BitTorrent has failed to find a successful business model despite its widely used protocol and has pursued a costly, fruitless path under new leadership   —  How a group of valley outsiders blew through the company's cash and nearly left it for dead.  —  Last April, a pair …
Jan 11, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context
Alex Davies / Wired:
Nissan is working on a teleoperation system for allowing human operators to remotely control self-driving cars in tricky situations   —  “This is it!”  Maarten Sierhuis says.  “I mean, look at this.”  He points to a photo of road construction at an intersection in Sunnyvale, California …
Jan 8, 2017, 12:05 AMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Lyft more than doubles Q4 ridership year-over-year to 52.6M, with 18.7M in December alone compared to Uber's 78M   —  President John Zimmer says the is paring back incentives and is on a path toward overall profitability  —  Ride-hailing service Lyft Inc. more than doubled its quarterly ridership …
Jan 5, 2017, 11:45 AMIn context

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