iPhone X hits stores, Apple nears $1 trillion market cap

In September, Apple CEO Tim Cook paid homage to company co-founder Steve Jobs, by unveiling the iPhone X with the phrase, “One more thing.” That “one more thing” has helped propel Apple’s market cap over the $900 billion mark and may hit $1 trillion, experts say.

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New documents shed light on Steve Jobs' interesting connection to the Clinton administration

As the CEO of Apple, not to mention a widely revered tech luminary, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was no stranger to rubbing elbows with the political elite.

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Medium Is Looking for a Few Good Founding Members

Medium, the online publishing platform launched by Twitter cofounder Evan Williams, has announced a $5 monthly subscription membership upgrade that promises a better reading experience and better content. Medium on Thursday opened the subscription offer to a limited number of people who meet certain criteria. “No matter how skilled or well-intentioned, ad-driven publishers are rewarded on their ability to capture attention and even, at times, to weave a particular corporate-driven narrative,” said Williams, who is Medium’s CEO.

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Robots that steal human jobs should pay taxes, Gates says

Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft and world’s richest man, said in an interview Friday that robots that steal human jobs should pay their fair share of taxes.

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Hyperloop One co-founder has just launched a rival startup

Brogan BamBrogan, the co-founder of Hyperloop One and its former chief technology officer, has just launched a rival company bidding to develop the first fully operational hyperloop system.

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Medium Slashes Staff, Aims to Fix 'Broken' Model

Medium, the once-promising platform led by Twitter cofounder Ev Williams, is losing 50 staffers — about a third of its workforce — and will undergo a radical overhaul to fix what the CEO has deemed a “broken” business model — advertising-supported online publishing. Williams touted the company’s successes in a post announcing the layoffs, but said that change was needed to address several major business shortfalls that otherwise would continue to plague it. The company will shut down its New York and Washington D.C. offices.

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Silicon Valley Reels From Trump Shock

PayPal cofounder Peter Thiel ran a victory lap following Tuesday’s presidential election, but many other Silicon Valley figures were stunned by the historic upset victory of real estate mogul Donald Trump against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Thiel, a billionaire conservative activist, last month made headlines by donating $1.25 million to Trump in the midst of the furor over the candidate’s Access Hollywood comments about women. Trump now has an “awesomely difficult task,” Thiel said in a statement released Wednesday.

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Russian hackers had access to all DNC email communcations, co-founder of security firm says

The co-founder of the security firm that investigated the dual cyber breaches of the Democratic National Committee’s computer network told Fox News on Tuesday one of the Russian-government linked intelligence groups responsible for the cyberattack had access to all email communications coming into the organization.

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SugarCRM CTO Clint Oram: Make Every Customer Experience Extraordinary

SugarCRM cofounder Clint Oram is one of the original architects and developers of the Sugar application. He currently serves as the company’s CTO. The biggest CRM challenge right now is that “technology is changing the way customers work with companies,” Oram said. “I want the company that I do business with to give me answers quickly, and they need to be insightful answers. Technology has driven speed and relevancy expectations through the roof, and companies of all sizes are struggling to keep up with this.”

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Woz backs Apple in FBI's 'lame' iPhone encryption case

Article Image During a late-night television appearance on Monday, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak expressed his support for Apple in the company’s ongoing fight with the FBI, saying the bureau “picked a lame case.”

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Apple CEO Tim Cook attends secret meeting with tech and government elite to plot end to Trump presidential run

Article Image Technology industry leaders including Apple CEO Tim Cook, Google co-founder Larry Page and Tesla and SpaceX chief Elon Musk met with top GOP representatives at the secretive American Enterprise Institute’s annual World Forum this past weekend to discuss how to halt Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, a report said Monday.

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Bill Gates says he doesn't back FBI in case vs. Apple, encourages more discussion

Article Image Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says he was taken aback by a recent report quoting him as supporting the FBI in its encryption battle with Apple, calling the oversimplification of his view on the controversy “disappointing.”

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MIT wins design competition for Elon Musk's Hyperloop

MIT student engineers won a competition to transform SpaceX and Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk’s idea into a design for a Hyperloop to move pods of people at high speed.

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Bill Gates monitored Microsoft employees' work hours by memorizing their license plates

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates used to memorize employees’ license plate numbers so that he could keep track of when they were arriving at work and leaving.

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Foursquare Shifts Gears

Foursquare on Thursday announced that cofounder Dennis Crowley has assumed a new executive role, and that it has raised $45 million in a new round of funding led by Union Square Ventures. Crowley has moved from his perch as CEO into the newly created position of executive chairman, which will let him focus on developing new products. Jeff Glueck, who served as COO for the past year, has taken the CEO helm. Crowley named Steven Rosenblatt, a four-year veteran of the firm, as president — essentially acting as Glueck’s copilot.

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Diane Greene to Lead Google Into Cloud Business Fray

Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Thursday announced the appointment of Diane Greene, cofounder of VMWare and a current Google board member, to lead its cloud business operations. Google will acquire Bebop, another firm founded by Greene. Bebop is a new development platform that makes it easy to build and maintain enterprise applications.
“We think this will help many businesses find great applications, and reap the benefits of cloud computing,” noted Pichai.

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Aaron Sorkin's 'Steve Jobs' flops at the box office

Article Image “Steve Jobs,” the dramatic, fictionalized depiction of Apple’s cofounder written by Aaron Sorkin and starring Michael Fassbender, has flopped on its national release, bringing in just $7.3 million for a film that cost $30 million to make.

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