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  • Amazon Dec 3, 2019

    Cyber Monday Sales on Track to Hit Record

    Cyber Monday is still holding up as the biggest online shopping day of the year, even though many of the same deals have been available online for weeks and the name harks back to the days of dial-up modems. Shoppers are expected to spend a record $9.4 billion on purchases made on their phones and computers Monday, up about 19%…

  • Facebook Aug 25, 2019

    Employees of Big Tech Are Speaking Out Like Never Before

    When Liz O’Sullivan was hired at the New York City-based artificial intelligence company Clarifai in 2017, she felt lucky to find work at the intersection of two of her main interests: technology and ethics. Two years later, she found herself facing a moral dilemma. Clarifai was developing aerial photography and object detection tools as one of several companies working on...

  • Connecticut Jul 20, 2019

    Famed Architect Cesar Pelli Dies at 92

    Architect César Pelli, renowned for designing some of the world’s tallest buildings, has died, his firm said. He was 92. Pelli, an Argentine-American whose work ranged from skyscrapers in Malaysia and New York to an arena in Tulsa, Oklahoma, died Friday at his home in New Haven, Connecticut, said Anibal Bellomio, a senior associate architect at Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects....

  • CEO Mar 27, 2019

    50 Women Sue Salesforce, Claiming it Helped Backpage in Sex Trafficking

    Fifty women are suing Salesforce, alleging the company profited by helping Backpage to engage in sex trafficking. The women, referred to only as anonymous Jane Does, identify themselves as survivors of sex trafficking, rape and abuse — facilitated through Backpage.

  • Facebook Mar 20, 2019

    Why Levi Strauss, World’s Biggest Denim Brand, Is Going Public

    This week denim lovers will get the opportunity to invest in more than just a pair of Levi 501s. For the first time in more than three decades, investors can buy shares of the world’s biggest jeans seller. Levi Strauss & Co. is expected to list nearly 37 million shares on the New York Stock Exchange at a price between...

  • CEO Jan 22, 2019

    San Francisco Is a ‘Train Wreck’ of Inequality Because of Silicon Valley, Salesforce CEO Says

    Silicon Valley has driven San Francisco into a “train wreck” of inequality, with homelessness being a severe issue in the city, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff told CNBC on Tuesday. Benioff added that though the Valley is the home of “an incredible technology industry” that “every city in the world craves,” some executives in the sector are ignoring issues such as...

  • co-founder Sep 17, 2018

    Time Magazine Sold for $190M to Salesforce Co-Founder and His Wife

    Time Magazine is being sold by Meredith Corp. to Marc Benioff, a co-founder of Salesforce, and his wife, it was announced Sunday. Meredith announced that it was selling Time magazine for $190 million in cash to Benioff, one of four co-founders of Salesforce, a cloud computing pioneer. Meredith had completed the purchase of Time along with other publications of Time...

  • California May 22, 2018

    The View From the Top: Salesforce Officially Opens the Tallest Office Building on the West Coast

    The Salesforce Tower in San Francisco opened for business back in January, but the skyline-altering skyscraper was christened with an official grand opening ceremony Tuesday morning.

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Apr 17, 2018

    RAW: Salesforce Tower Construction Time-Lapse

    Hundreds of snapshots put together to showcase the construction of the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco. (Video credit: Alex Orellana)

  • United States Jan 23, 2018

    Salesforce CEO: Regulate Social Media Companies Like Cigarettes

    Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff suggested Tuesday that the government should step in to regulate Facebook and other social media companies the same way the government regulates tobacco companies. “Here’s a product: Cigarettes. They’re addictive, they’re not good for you,” Benioff told CNBC while in Davos, Switzerland, after referencing Russian election interference. “I think that for sure, technology has addictive qualities...

  • United States May 10, 2017

    The 5 Highest-Paying Tech Summer Internships: Survey

    The top internships in the tech industry these days aren’t the monotonous office drone work, CNBC reports. They offer challenging projects that pay thousands of dollars a month. The highest paying summer internship in tech this year is at Facebook, which pays $8,000 monthly, according to jobs website Glassdoor, which compiled data based in part on anonymously submitted feedback. “Facebook...

  • CEO Oct 25, 2016

    Twitter Plans Another Round of Layoffs, About 300: Report

    Twitter is planning another round of layoffs within the next week, according to a report from Bloomberg Technology, which cited sources familiar with the matter.

  • United States May 30, 2013

    “The Internship” Premiere

    Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson and Rose Byrne hit the red carpet for the premiere of their new movie, “The Internship” and talk about how much fun they had working with each other. So, if they had an intern, what would they make them do? Plus, Owen and Vince give and update on “Zoolander 2” and “Anchorman 2.”

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