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Before joining LinkedIn I was a journalist at two of the world's most impactful media companies during the most innovative period for journalism since Guttenberg. Now, I've joined a third -- and the innovation has just begun.

Most recently I was Wired's New York Bureau Chief and launched Wired Opinion. Before that I spent 26 years at Reuters, where my career was evenly split between pre-and post-Internet. Pre ...

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Is anyone ​*not*​ suing Uber? Supremes won't help Seattle restaurants; and more news

Is anyone ​*not*​ suing Uber? Supremes won't help Seattle restaurants; and more news
linkedin.com — Two more states are suing Uber for treating drivers like contractors instead of employees. The ride-hailing company just settled a suit just like that with California and Massachusetts, for $100 million. Now Florida and Illinois are going to court - and it's hard to see it ending there.

Dimon Warns Google, Bayer Welcomes Merck and Other News You Need to Know

Dimon Warns Google, Bayer Welcomes Merck and Other News You Need to Know
linkedin.com — Dimon knows whereof he speaks: Chase agreed to fines exceeding $20 GOOGLE BANK - Who's taking Facebook and Google seriously as financial institutions? No less than JP Morgan Chase & Co chief executive Jamie Dimon. And (perhaps expectedly) he's warning them off.

Silicon Valley interns probably make more than you, Google's self-driving car might be a Fiat; Priceline CEO resigns over workplace relationship

Silicon Valley interns probably make more than you, Google's self-driving car might be a Fiat; Priceline CEO resigns over workplace relationship
linkedin.com — Priceline CEO Darren Huston resigned over a relationship with an employee that violated the company's code of conduct. He'll lose more than $13 million in equity awards and won't get a severance. But the Wall Street Journal reports the online ticketing company did "hasten the vesting of other equity awards" he was previously awarded, worth about $35 million.

Have we reached 'Peak Unicorn'? Breakfast is saving McDonalds, and more news

Have we reached 'Peak Unicorn'? Breakfast is saving McDonalds, and more news
linkedin.com — No sign of foul play or suicide in the death of Prince, but full autopsy results will not be released for days or weeks. The state of the music legend's personal affairs are not a matter of public knowledge, but the artist was single and childless and possibly worth $300 million.

Grammy Buzz: And Social Media Monitoring Says The Winner Is … (Infographic)

Grammy Buzz: And Social Media Monitoring Says The Winner Is … (Infographic)
wired.com — (Updated: None of the favorites won Grammys) Social media monitoring firm Meltwater is circulating an infographic on who will win the key categories in Sunday night's Grammy Awards based on what's being said around the social media water cooler. I am perhaps not the person to reality-check such conclusions, but the concept has some merit:...

Former slave replaces slave owner on the $20, FOMO, ICYMI, TMI are now proper English, and more news

Former slave replaces slave owner on the $20, FOMO, ICYMI, TMI are now proper English, and more news
linkedin.com — Reinventing himself as a rap star saved Alexander Hamilton from getting booted off the $10 bill. But Andrew Jackson will be replaced on the $20 by the first woman and first African-American on US currency: Abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

Oracle's Mark Hurd on - HR?

Big Oil and Climate Change: A 'Tobacco' Moment?

Big Oil and Climate Change: A 'Tobacco' Moment?
linkedin.com — As the oil industry weathers a big patch of historically low prices, it faces a threat on another front: a broadening investigation by US state attorneys general on "whether fossil fuel companies such as ExxonMobil have misled shareholders and the public about what they knew - and when - about the risks of climate change," as Brady Dennis of The Washington Post puts it.

@Jack Dorsey's 10th Anniversary "Thank You" Tweetstorm

Was There Ever Any Hope for Yahoo?

Was There Ever Any Hope for Yahoo?
linkedin.com — With Marissa Mayer essentially hanging out the " For Sale: Best Offer" sign, and aggressive investors saying the only thing that can save Yahoo is sacking the entire C-suite, it is fair to ask: Is there anything anyone could have done that might have turned things around?
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May 02, 2016

RT @MarkHalperin: If @realDonaldTrump is nominee, he could be the 1st R in a long time to compete for celebrity endorsements, including sports legends/stars

May 02, 2016

Will Cruz get knocked out of the boxing square tomorrow? twitter.com/reuterstv/stat…

May 02, 2016

"Is anyone ​*not*​ suing Uber? Supremes won't help Seattle restaurants; and more news" lnkd.in/bM3WG8j by @johncabell on @LinkedIn

May 01, 2016

RT @jpm25: I learn and discover a lot from various blogs and posts each week, but @CFair1 has become a "can't miss" for me.

May 01, 2016

Warren Buffett's famously frugal. But these shots at how other businesses are run don't sound cheap. Via @ChipCutter lnkd.in/bBg3PRe

May 01, 2016

"A full wallet is like a full bladder; you may have the urge to pee it away.” -Warren Buffett wisdom via @ChipCutter lnkd.in/bJuvYwe


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