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Uber Hiring Outpaces Some Tech Leaders

By Cory Weinberg and Mike Sullivan · 2 comments

Over the past year, Uber has added as many or more employees as established heavyweights Apple, Tesla and ...

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Mutual Funds Double Down on Snap—Will They Hold On?

By Alfred Lee and Mike Sullivan

Fidelity Investments and T. Rowe Price more than doubled their stakes in Snap in the month after the ...

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In China, Tencent’s WeChat Threatens Alibaba’s Alipay

By Juro Osawa and Mike Sullivan · 2 comments

Move over Alipay. Here comes WeChat.

In China’s massive mobile payment market, WeChat operator ...

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Competitors Like to Poach Microsoft’s AI Talent

By Reed Albergotti and Mike Sullivan

Every company in the tech industry is searching for talented employees with artificial intelligence ...

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Amazon Wants Alexa to Play More Games

By Kevin McLaughlin and Mike Sullivan · 5 comments CEO Jeff Bezos has decided that games are the killer app for Alexa.

Mr. Bezos has told the team ...

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Uber’s Unfilled Board Seats

By Alfred Lee and Jessica E. Lessin · 1 comment

As Uber CEO Travis Kalanick looks for leadership help, one place he could turn is his board.

Uber has one ...

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Snap’s Spending Spree

By Tom Dotan and Mike Sullivan · 1 comment

Snap may not be the most prolific buyer of startups, but it’s lapping the field when it comes to ...

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Growth Cools Off for Blue Apron, HelloFresh

By Cory Weinberg and Mike Sullivan · 11 comments

The novelty of ordering a “meal kit,” to make dinner at home, appears to be wearing thin.

Blue ...

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Tech IPOs’ First Year Can Be Tough

By Mike Sullivan and Alfred Lee · 1 comment

When Snap goes public in the next few weeks, it will hope to buck a troubling recent trend for ...

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Uber Versus the World: Cash Edition

By Amir Efrati and Mike Sullivan · 6 comments

Uber has set records for fundraising in the private tech markets, but the rest of the world has more than ...

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Google’s Relentless AI Appetite

By Kevin McLaughlin and Mike Sullivan · 1 comment

Alphabet is seen as the tech industry’s top destination for artificial intelligence engineers and ...

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The Most (and Least) Affordable Tech Cities

By Cory Weinberg and Peter Schulz · 4 comments

Seattle was one of the most affordable places for a tech worker to live in 2015, measured by housing costs ...

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