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Elon Musk Feuds With Amazon Over Satellites

SpaceX and Amazon are fighting in front of federal regulators and on Twitter over their competing satellite internet efforts. The news, first reported by CNBC, comes as SpaceX is working to persuade the Federal Communications Commission to allow it to change the location of some of its Starlink satellites. The satellites are part of CEO Elon Musk’s plan to offer high-speed internet to paying...

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Pipe, one of a cluster of startups that found a niche in lending money to companies against their recurring revenues, is close to naming a new CEO to succeed co-founders Harry Hurst and Josh Mangel, who were co-CEOs until last fall, according to people familiar with the decision. Luke Voiles, an executive from payment app Block, has surfaced as a potential candidate, said a person close to the...
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The Supplement Stacks: All the Pills, Powders and Potions Filling Tech’s Kitchen Counters
When Courtney Reum wakes up in his Los Angeles home, it’s time to freeze, shake and dangle upside down.
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The Relationship Model Is Killing Venture Capital
The social and racial homogeneity of the venture capital industry has long been a source of frustration for entrepreneurs and investors alike.
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OpenAI has just 375 full-time employees, but its buzzy chatbot, ChatGPT, is shaking up Silicon Valley.
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Revenues Rise at Alphabet’s Biggest ‘Other Bet’ But So Do Losses
Verily, by far the biggest Alphabet unit by revenue after Google, continues to post heavy losses, according to previously undisclosed financial information.
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