Silicon Valley

Tech billionaire helps Facebook whistleblower

Omidyar’s global philanthropic organization Luminate manages Haugen’s press and government relations in Europe, and his foundation last year donated $ 150,000 to Whistleblower Aid, the non-profit organization that provides legal representation and advice to Haugen. And Haugen’s senior public relations representative in the United States, former Obama spokesman Bill Burton, …

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How Adobe Became Silicon Valley’s Silent Reinventor

October 16, 2021 BY SILICON VALLEY standards, Adobe is a lackluster company. Nudging 40 he’s middle aged. It doesn’t grab the headlines with the mega-mergers or have a boastful CEO. “I feel very comfortable not being there hitting my chest,” confesses her boss, Shantanu Narayen, in a rare interview. All …

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Both sides must work together to tackle technology monopolies

One of the few things that most Republicans and Democrats agree on is the need to tackle big tech monopolies like Google, Facebook, and Amazon. Despite this bipartisan consensus, however, these companies have manipulated Washington to avoid accountability. Fortunately, Jonathan Kanter, who has been appointed to head the Justice Department’s …

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India Insight: a success in Silicon Valley

An employee works at a computer terminal against a backdrop of a photo of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs at Kinfra High Tech Park’s Start-up Village in Kochi city, southern India, on the 13th. October 2012. REUTERS / Sivaram V BENGALURU, October 11 (Reuters Breakingviews) – There has never been …

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AppLovin buys MoPub from Twitter for $ 1.05 billion

SAN FRANCISCO – Twitter, Inc. has agreed to sell MoPub to AppLovin Corporation, a leading marketing software company based in Palo Alto, for $ 1.05 billion in cash. MoPub provides an advertising network for application publishers. Twitter bought the company for around $ 350 million in 2013, but sells it …

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Is Africa home to the next Silicon Valley?

The future is attitude and it’s electric … Join us in celebrating progress with Audi’s podcast on the future on 702. The Future is an Attitude podcast series presented by Audi features inspiring South Africans who think differently about the future and challenge the status quo by advancing the fields …

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