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Qualcomm Ventures had a 2021 banner

Qualcomm Enterprises Qualcomm Technology companies can innovate in different ways: they can do it organically, partner, invest or acquire. Qualcomm does all of the above and is one of the last remaining companies on the planet investing in technology research. I’m looking more and more at how tech companies do …

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Russia decides to ban Instagram and declares Meta an “extremist organization”

Meanwhile, the Russian government said on Friday it was blocking popular social media app Instagram, taking further action against Meta – the parent company of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp – over reports the day before that Facebook had temporarily suspended its hate speech rules to allow the posts. who called …

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Silicon Valley boycotts Russia over Ukraine invasion

CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple event at the company’s headquarters in Cupertino, California on September 10, 2019. stephen | Reuters Silicon Valley’s biggest tech companies have made it harder for Russians to access some of the world’s most used technologies as President Vladimir Putin continues his invasion of …

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RPT Ukraine’s tech diaspora rushes to mobilize Silicon Valley in war with Russia

OAKLAND, California, March 2 (Reuters) – Ukrainians working at Western tech companies are banding together to help their beleaguered homeland, in a bid to bring down disinformation websites, embolden Russians to turn against their government and expedite the delivery of medical supplies. They seek, through email campaigns and online petitions, …

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Old Second Bancorp (NASDAQ:OSBC) reduced to “Hold” at Zacks Investment Research

Former second Bancorp (NASDAQ:OSBC) was downgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note published Wednesday, Zacks.com reports. According to Zacks, “Old Second Bancorp Inc.’s full-service banking business includes the customary commercial and consumer products and services provided by banks. The following …

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Silicon Holler: Ro Khanna Says Big Tech Can Help Heal America’s Heart | Books

Shortly after Silicon Valley sent him to Washington, Ro Khanna visited “Silicon Holler,” a name coined by a colleague, Hal Rogers, for the nascent tech industry in eastern Kentucky. The districts of the two congressmen had little in common. Khanna was among the wealthiest, most diverse and most democratic. Rogers …

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Lexin Fintech Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ:LX) Receives Consensus “Buy” Rating from Brokerages

Lexin Fintech Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: LX) received an average “buy” recommendation from the six analysts who currently cover the company, Marketbeat reports. Three equity research analysts gave the stock a hold rating and three gave the company a buy rating. The 12-month average price target among analysts who have reported …

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As U.S. technology tumbles, traditional stocks are back in force

In less than two weeks and 2022 has already delivered its first stock market drama. A large sell-off in tech stocks – which started last week and continued on Monday – rocked U.S. stock markets. This technological rout was also bad news for UK investors, including the Scottish Mortgage Investment …

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Dobson goes endlessly to win Silicon Valley Amateur

[ad_1] Dobson goes endlessly to win Silicon Valley Amateur Sean-Karl Dobson, 2022 Silicon Valley amateur champion Sean-Karl Dobson, a student at Westlake High School in Austin, TX, was not looking to duplicate Saturday’s record-breaking performance. He was focused on winning a golf tournament. Because how to follow a 62 under …

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Silicon Valley companies virtually attend CES, delay plans to return to office

[ad_1] Silicon Valley companies virtually attend CES, delay plans to return to office The Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show kicked off Wednesday, with a few notable Silicon Valley tech companies opting to virtually attend the industry show. At the same time, Bay Area tech workers are wondering how long they’ll …

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Why Silicon Valley can’t escape Elizabeth Holmes

[ad_1] SAN JOSE, Calif .– In 2016, start-up founders sang, “Theranos doesn’t stand for, we’re better,” in a vacation video created by venture capital firm First Round Capital. Over the following years, several columnists wrote that Silicon Valley shouldn’t be blamed for Theranos. Last month, Keith Rabois, a venture capitalist, …

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Trends in Capital Formation: SEC OASB Annual Report | Mayer Brown Free Writings + Perspectives

[ad_1] [co-authors: Carlos Juarez, Marc Leong] The SEC’s Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation (“OASB”) recently released its Annual report 2021 (the “Report”), which reviews the capital raising activities of a variety of businesses, from startups and emerging companies to small public enterprises. The OASB, in collaboration with …

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Hillicon Valley – Shutterfly Gets Hacked

[ad_1] Today it’s Monday. Welcome to Hillicon Valley, detailing everything you need to know about tech and cyber news from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-inscription. Follow The Hill journalist Maggie Miller (@ magmill95) and the technical team, Chris Mills Rodrigo (@millsrodrigo) and Rebecca Klar (@rebeccaklar_), for more …

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Kalaari Sponsors Raised Over $ 600 Million In 2021

[ad_1] MUMBAI : Limited partners (LPs) of venture capital firm Kalaari Capital generated returns of over $ 600 million in 2021 alone after the company exited around 10 companies, partially or fully. “We’ve had about 8-10 solid outings this year, some bigger than others. I think a few of our …

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Miami’s startup scene gets hotter during pandemic

[ad_1] Miami has become a more desirable city than ever. An unexpected consequence of the pandemic, the tech industry is flocking to this glamorous South Florida city. The beginnings of the hype on the Miami tech scene can be traced back to a single tweet in December 2020. The tweet …

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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau confirms BNPL investigation

[ad_1] Receive instant alerts for news on your actions. Claim your 1-week free trial for Street Insider Premium here. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a series of orders to five companies offering “buy now, pay later” (BNPL) credits. Orders for collecting information on the risks and rewards of …

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UNCF and Boys & Girls Clubs announce programs to bring students into STEM fields

[ad_1] The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington and UNCF (formerly United Negro College Fund) have announced separate plans to provide underserved youth with opportunities to learn and develop skills in STEM fields. Starting next year, Boys and Girls Clubs will be participating in the Anyone Can Code project …

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Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Regional Management Corp. (NYSE: RM) to report earnings of $ 1.79 per share

[ad_1] Stock analysts expect Regional Management Corp. (NYSE: RM) posts earnings per share of $ 1.79 for the current quarter, Zack reports. Two analysts estimated the regional leadership’s earnings, with the highest estimate of EPS at $ 1.85 and the lowest estimate at $ 1.72. Regional management reported earnings per …

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British watchdog action against Facebook on Giphy proves it has teeth | Larry Elliott

[ad_1] Big tech has two faces. A Face presents a new form of business: inclusive, socially liberal, very fashionable, supporting Democrats rather than Republicans, and unlike anything that came before. Remove your makeup and another face appears: the face of a monopoly seeking to protect itself from its rivals. Over …

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Adventure capitalism | The Economist

[ad_1] November 27, 2021 VLADIMIR LENIN believed that a small vanguard could, by force of will, harness historical forces to transform the workings of world capitalism. He was right. However, the revolutionaries were not bearded Bolsheviks but a few thousand investors, mostly based in Silicon Valley, managing less than 2% …

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State-backed venture capital group takes stakes in UK start-ups

[ad_1] The venture capital arm of the state-owned British Business Bank has acquired its first direct stakes in a range of UK start-ups, adding to a growing portfolio of investments made by the government to support businesses during and after the pandemic. British Patient Capital, which has a budget of …

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Coresight research study reveals challenges of buying digital gifts and untapped opportunities for retailers and brands

[ad_1] U.S. shopping habits continue to be influenced by COVID-19 this holiday season. Consumers remain cautious about looking for gifts in shopping malls, with data from Coresight Research showing 64% of U.S. shoppers have moved some online gift shopping due to the pandemic. Online channels accounted for 20% of vacation …

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Tech billionaire helps Facebook whistleblower

[ad_1] 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 …

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How Adobe Became Silicon Valley’s Silent Reinventor

[ad_1] 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. …

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Both sides must work together to tackle technology monopolies

[ad_1] 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 …

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Peter Thiel, bane of Silicon Valley

[ad_1] Sep 25, 2021 FOR A MAN who wants to live forever, Peter Thiel has already done enough in his 53 years to leave mere mortals exhausted and above all frustrated. The venture capitalist, techno-utopian and scourge of the liberal left is a myriad of contradictions. He co-founded PayPal, a …

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CoreSite Improves Connectivity in Silicon Valley with Dedicated Google Cloud Interconnect

[ad_1] CoreSite Realty announced support for Google Cloud Partner Interconnect, a Google Cloud service that allows customers to connect to Google Cloud worldwide, as well as direct internet peering available natively on its campus Silicon Valley data center. Added connectivity options and high-performance interoperability for customers deployed on the CoreSite …

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What Amazon and Facebook are wrong about Lina Khan

[ad_1] Last week, Facebook has filed a petition with the Federal Trade Commission demanding that its chairman, Commissioner Lina Khan, recuse oneself of any decision involving Facebook. Two weeks earlier, Amazon had filed the same request, with the two tech giants arguing that its previously expressed views on concentration in …

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Biden Silicon Valley Winners – WSJ

[ad_1] Netflix co-CEOs Reed Hastings and Ted Sarandos arrive for the Allen & Company Sun Valley conference last week in Idaho. Photo: Kevin Dietsch / Getty Images There is a lot of talk on Beltway and in the media that President Joe Biden’s regulatory agenda threatens big business and especially …

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Digital tax uncertainty worries PE / VC managers

[ad_1] The expected increase in capital gains is prompting some business owners, who otherwise might have remained in charge, to consider selling their businesses. And the time has come, as venture capital and private equity funds are scrambling to return to acquisition mode. For many business owners looking to sell …

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See the real faces of Silicon Valley

[ad_1] Through Mary Beth Meehan and Fred turner Mary Beth Meehan is a freelance photographer and writer. Fred Turner is Professor of Communication at Stanford University. The workers of Silicon Valley rarely resemble the idealized men in its tradition. They are sometimes heavier, sometimes older, often female, often darker skinned. …

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Missouri State University’s eFactory program seeks start-ups

[ad_1] Timothy Baynes told the News Leader on Friday that when most people think of the “startup ecosystem” of tech companies, they associate sources of initial investment with places like Boston and Silicon Valley. But Baynes, CEO of a Springfield-based startup dedicated to optimizing the online shopping experience by “intelligent …

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Layoffs surface in Bay Area despite job resumption

[ad_1] SAN JOSE – Several San Francisco Bay Area companies – including some tech companies – have revealed layoffs affecting hundreds of workers, further downsizing that flies in the face of recent reports of job gains jobs in the area, according to official state government reports. Lumentum, Boston Scientific, Hitachi …

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Apto Solutions expands with hyperscale facility in New Bay Area

[ad_1] Pursue its mission to help promote circularity within industry, innovator of IT asset disposal Apto Solutions announces exciting expansion with its new facility in the California Bay Area. The latter location will join existing facilities in Austin, TX and Atlanta, GA, to better serve Silicon Valley technology companies with …

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Big profit venture capital investments

[ad_1] Share Tweet Share Share Share E-mail For years, the venture capital industry has been a place where the huge rewards of technology investments have often been overshadowed by much more unsuccessful offers. But as the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday April 28, the past few months have seen …

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