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Senior business reporter for @Mashable. Formerly with @SAI and @TheStreet. Tweet about tech/culture. All opinions are mine, even the stupid ones.

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Silicon Valley rebels grudgingly learn to play by the rules — The hottest new club in Silicon Valley is the regulatory compliance office. Zenefits is fast-growing human resources company that received a staggering $4.5 billion valuation last May after barely two years in business. On its site, it touts the fact that Forbes called it "the hottest startup of the year."

Twitter has hatched a dismal, brand new plan to ruin your news feed — Get ready to stare at an autoplay video ad at the top of your Twitter feed every single day - until you, or Twitter, give up. Twitter announced Tuesday that it plans to roll out a new premium advertising offering which will let marketers place a video ad near the top of the news feed.

Google's new CEO gets a whopping $200 million in stock — Sundar Pichai scored one of the most prestigious titles in the tech world last year when Google restructured its entire organization and named him CEO. Now he's getting a nice little bonus to match. Like, enough to buy an island, or at least a pretty village.

Chipotle will shut down all its stores today and rivals are rubbing salsa in the wound — The great Chipotle shutdown of 2016 is officially under way. Chipotle will be shutting down all of its stores across the U.S. on Monday throughout the entire lunch rush to hold a company-wide meeting about its recent E.coli crisis and food safety plans.

LinkedIn stock just fell off a cliff — LinkedIn's executives may want to add some stress management experts to their professional networks on LinkedIn. Shares of LinkedIn collapsed nearly 30% in after hours trading Thursday following a disappointing earnings report, effectively shaving off $7 billion from the company's market cap in a matter of minutes.

The 5 most absurd moments of pharma bro Martin Shkreli's useless Congressional testimony — Martin Shkreli shocked the business world on Thursday by apologizing to the U.S. Congress for hiking the price of a crucial AIDS drug and trolling law enforcement, promising to turn over a new leaf. Just kidding.
Feb 04, 2016

.@sfiegerman's witty take on @MartinShkreli's testimony today is your fun read of the afternoon.…

Feb 04, 2016

The 5 most absurd moments of pharma bro Martin Shkreli's useless Congressional testimony… via @mashable

Uber's weird new logo resembles these other things — If Uber's goal was to get people talking about its new logo, it has certainly succeeded. Predictably, the Internet lost it. Many on Twitter suggested the new design looks like a bank logo, which is actually fitting for a startup that has gone from scrappy to a $62.5 billion corporate behemoth in just five years.
Feb 03, 2016

RT @mashable: Uber's new logo resembles: a) Chase logo b) State Bank of India logo c) Every Chinese bank logo d) all the above

Mark Zuckerberg is richer than Jeff Bezos now — Not only was Jeff Bezos bested by Elon Musk in the race to space, he has also fallen a step behind a much younger rival in the race for riches. Mark Zuckerberg, the founder and CEO of Facebook and All-American Dad, passed Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on Tuesday to become the fourth richest person in the world, according to data from the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

Uber inexplicably changes its perfectly fine logo to weird lines

Feb 03, 2016

.@uber changed its perfectly fine old logo to a new fugly one.…

Feb 03, 2016

RT @mashable: Uber changed its logo to something pretty weird.

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As of now, Google is the most valuable company on earth — Apple has officially been dethroned as the king of Wall Street - by the company it once declared " thermonuclear war" against. Google overtook Apple as the most valuable company in the world by market capitalization on Tuesday after a strong holiday quarter earnings report that drove its stock price up 5% overnight.
Feb 02, 2016

RT @moorehn: As of now, Google is officially the most valuable company in the world.… by @sfiegerman

Feb 02, 2016

RT @moorehn: As of now, Google is officially the most valuable company in the world.… by @sfiegerman

Feb 02, 2016

Google passes Apple to become the most valuable company in the world, the culmination of a sea change in tech…

Feb 02, 2016

RT @mashable: As of now, Google is officially the most valuable company in the world.

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Feb 10, 2016

@AlexJamesFitz think it's more of an evergreen story for when it inevitably becomes opt out

Feb 09, 2016

playing a new game this week: how many pairs of pants can i stain with food

Feb 09, 2016

Friendly reminder: if Twitter can't get more new users, it will punish existing users…

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