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Becky Peterson


Becky Peterson is a New York City-based reporter covering the most interesting people and companies in tech. She previously worked at Insider, where she revealed the private financials of the spyware company NSO Group, got inside the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and unveiled turmoil at Mark Zuckerberg’s family office. Her profile subjects include the CEO of Rent the Runway, the former-CEO of Peloton, and Emerson Collective’s Laurene Powell Jobs. Previously, she covered enterprise tech and tech investment banking with a focus on M&A, IPO and venture capital deals in San Francisco. Email her at [email protected]

Photo by Bloomberg. Art by Mike Sullivan
Photos by Bloomberg. Art by Mike Sullivan

Russian Internet Giant Yandex Reports 45% Revenue Growth  

July 26, 2022 · 1:52 PM PDT
Russia’s biggest search engine reported strong search and e-commerce growth despite difficulties caused by the war in Ukraine

Musk’s Right Hand Man at Tesla is Under Investigation

July 21, 2022 · 1:53 PM PDT
Omead Afshar, a senior director in the office of the CEO, is expected to leave the company

Tesla Loses Head of Artificial Intelligence Amid High-Level Departures

July 13, 2022 · 3:02 PM PDT
AI head Andrej Karpathy and energy engineering lead Chris Rollins have stepped down.
Tesla's Fremont factory, in a photo taken in May 2020.
Carta CEO Henry Ward. Photo: Carta
From left: Stripe's Patrick Collison, Mike Clayville and John Collison. Images via Stripe; YouTube. Art by Mike Sullivan

Elon Musk Doubles Down on Office Return In Staff Emails

June 1, 2022 · 8:13 AM PDT
Employees must spend 40 hours in person or resign

Twitter Board Rejects Shareholder Vote to Oust Silver Lake’s Durban

May 27, 2022 · 3:13 PM PDT
Durban will step down from other boards.

Stripe’s Incoming Finance Exec Decides Not to Join

May 13, 2022 · 10:37 AM PDT
Former Microsoft exec James Phillips was supposed to join Stripe as president of financial services.

Stripe Head of Security Provos to Depart

May 11, 2022 · 1:57 PM PDT
The ex-Google engineer and blacksmith is taking time off work.

Stripe CEO Defends Launch of Product That Rivals Plaid

May 6, 2022 · 3:43 PM PDT
Patrick Collison warns staff to “expect controversies” as the company’s profile grows.