Google has been using an obscure Chinese website it still owns to figure out which web sites get blocked by Chinese authorities, as part of an effort to return to China, The Intercept reported. The site, 265.com, which is owned by Google’s old China-based joint venture, is a news portal with links and advertisements, and is the 1,318th most visited site in China, according to Alexa.com. The...
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What a Brazilian Steakhouse Says About the Tech Economy
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.One of my favorite tech memes is the “We’re so back” post, the kind that pokes fun at the industry returning to the good old days of expensive perks and wine-soaked dinners.I had a real-life “We’re so back” moment this week when I attended a bacchanalian feast thrown by Bain Capital Ventures at Fogo de Chão in San Francisco. Bain Capital’s private equity arm...
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