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Rob Goldstone, the music publicist who connected Russians to the Trump campaign, is talking again

2017-11-20T03:00:25+00:00

Remember him? Rob Goldstone is back. The British music publicist who brokered a meeting between the Trump campaign and four Russians in the summer of 2016, then became famous last summer for doing so, is talking again. Goldstone went quiet once emails between him and Donald Trump Jr surfaced in July. Now he given his [...]

Rob Goldstone, the music publicist who connected Russians to the Trump campaign, is talking again 2017-11-20T03:00:25+00:00

What kind of apps catch the attention of Silicon Valley investors?

2017-11-19T03:01:53+00:00

Early Snapchat investor Jeremy Liew lays out his criteria. Creating a well-used consumer app is hard. Not only do people download fewer apps than they used to, but big companies like Facebook and Google dominate the world of consumer apps. Also, once an app looks like it might bring competition, Facebook just buys them — [...]

What kind of apps catch the attention of Silicon Valley investors? 2017-11-19T03:01:53+00:00

Steve Jurvetson was pushed out of his firm as the lines between personal and professional crossed

2017-11-19T03:01:51+00:00

Jurvetson was asked to leave because DFJ caught him lying about what it considered serious allegations. Steve Jurvetson, who started his career in Silicon Valley as a wunderkind founder of one of its marquee venture capital firms, has become one of its highest-profile investors, palling around with its most flamboyant tech superstars and backing its [...]

Steve Jurvetson was pushed out of his firm as the lines between personal and professional crossed 2017-11-19T03:01:51+00:00

Twitter says you can lose verified status for bad behavior — even if it’s off Twitter

2017-11-19T03:01:36+00:00

Twitter wants to police its users both on and off the service. Twitter has put itself in quite the predicament. Here’s how it started: Twitter recently verified Jason Kessler, the white supremacist who helped organize the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, back in August. Lots of people on Twitter got mad. They felt [...]

Twitter says you can lose verified status for bad behavior — even if it’s off Twitter 2017-11-19T03:01:36+00:00

Tesla’s new super car will cost at least $200,000

2017-11-19T03:01:19+00:00

But you’ll go super fast and probably look fly as hell. Vroom vroom! Tesla unveiled its new electric semi-truck late Thursday, which is pretty cool if you care about the future of trucking, but less cool since there’s a good chance you’ll never actually drive one. But in a surprise twist at the end of [...]

Tesla’s new super car will cost at least $200,000 2017-11-19T03:01:19+00:00

Full transcript: Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams on Recode Decode

2017-11-19T03:01:15+00:00

On perhaps becoming the first black and first woman governor: “When no one has done what you want to do, it’s hard for people to see that it can be done.” On this episode of Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher, Stacey Abrams, a Democrat running for governor of Georgia, talks about the early stages [...]

Full transcript: Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams on Recode Decode 2017-11-19T03:01:15+00:00

Two years after going public, Square is now worth more than Twitter

2017-11-18T03:01:01+00:00

Jack Dorsey’s payments company has edged past Jack Dorsey’s tweeting company. Jack Dorsey’s “other” company, Square, is now worth more than Twitter. As of this afternoon, the mobile payments firm had a market value of $16.5 billion — more than a billion dollars above Twitter’s market cap, according to FactSet. Dorsey, who founded Square in [...]

Two years after going public, Square is now worth more than Twitter 2017-11-18T03:01:01+00:00

Women in tech see today’s Stitch Fix IPO as a milestone

2017-11-18T03:00:59+00:00

Founder and CEO Katrina Lake is the first woman to take an internet company public this year. On the day Stitch Fix publicly filed paperwork for its long-awaited IPO, Glossier CEO Emily Weiss had a simple message for the company’s 34-year-old founder and chief executive, Katrina Lake. Katrina Lake, my hero. @stitchfix— Emily Weiss (@EmilyWWeiss) [...]

Women in tech see today’s Stitch Fix IPO as a milestone 2017-11-18T03:00:59+00:00