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Two Democratic senators donate funds from Shervin Pishevar to charities for women

Two Senate Democrats will donate funds they received from Shervin Pishevar to charitable organizations after the venture capitalist was accused of sexual harassment and assault by multiple women. Acco

Magnify Is Buying Waywire To Build A Consumer-Facing Video Curation Powerhouse

New York-based video startup Magnify is in the process of acquiring Waywire, the company that Cory Booker founded, to build a consumer-facing business around the curation of videos online. The deal is

Cory Booker Opens Stop-And-Frisk Data To The Public. Here’s Why It Might Help.

Newark Mayor and Senate candidate Cory Booker has just begun testing an innovative solution to the racial problems plaguing law enforcement’s use of stop-and-frisk: hold officers accountable by

Waywire CEO Nathan Richardson Departs As Company Shifts Focus From Content Creation To Curation

The CEO of <a target="_blank" href="http://waywire.com/">Waywire</a> -- the startup co-founded by Newark mayor and Senate candidate Cory Booker -- is stepping down, TechCrunch has learned. The resigna

A Glimpse Of How Cory Booker Wants To Fix The Federal Government

  Newark’s social media-happy mayor, Cory Booker, regularly grabs headlines for his impressively innovative uses of social media. In response to critics’ tweets, he housed residents i

The Weekly Good: Cory Booker On Public Service, Twitter, And…Burning Buildings

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Cory Booker: “Mark Zuckerberg Is An American Hero”

When discussing social media and how he uses it for his political work as mayor of Newark, New Jersey, Cory Booker called out Facebook CEO Mark Zuckberg as an "American Hero" for his work on connectin

Cory Booker: The Power Of The People Is More Important Than People In Power

Newark, New Jersey Mayor Cory Booker took the stage at TechCrunch Disrupt 2012 in San Francisco. We all know him as the Mayor who has taken Twitter by storm, and also the fellow who has no problem jum

Hands On With #waywire, Cory Booker’s Video Service That Turns You Into A Newscaster

Don’t let big media decide what’s important. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.waywire.com/">#waywire</a> enters private alpha today to let you collect, curate, and <a href="https://beta.techcru

#waywire, Cory Booker’s Personalized News Startup, Uses Video To Give Youth A Voice

"There's an oligarchy in the media and that needs to be broken up" Newark, NJ mayor Cory Booker tells me. So he's building <a target="_blank" href="http://waywire.com/">#waywire</a>, a news site that