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Bird is raising $100 million to become the Uber of electric scooters

“It feels like investing in Uber when it first launched.” That’s what one investor said of the hot new Santa Monica, Calif.-based startup, Bird — an electric scooter company th

Salesforce Adds COO To Keith Block’s List Of Executive Titles

Salesforce announced today that vice chairman and president Keith Block was also taking the role of Chief Operating Office at the cloud CRM giant. That gives him three major executive roles and a seat

PicoBrew’s Zymatic Beer Making Machine Made A Brewer Out Of A Noob Like Me

PicoBrew is a beer-centered startup in Seattle, founded by brothers Bill and Jim Mitchell and Avi Geiger. The machine at the heart of their operation is The Zymatic—an apparatus that simplifies b

Google Executive Dan Fredinburg Dies In Everest Avalanche After Nepal Earthquake

Dan Fredinburg, a respected Google executive who headed privacy for Google X and led its product management team, has died in the avalanche on Mount Everest which was triggered by the huge earthquake

How Google, Facebook And Others Pay Their H-1B Employees

Legislative debate regarding expanding the H-1B visa program is heating up in the U.S. Senate. H-1B visas allow foreign workers—specifically those in technical roles—to legally work in the United

Elon Musk Says Tesla Will Be The Leader In Autonomous Cars

Tesla CEO Elon Musk was on stage at Nivdia’s 2015 GPU Technology Conference, chatting with CEO Jen-Hsun Huang about autonomous cars and the hurdles standing in the way of self-driving tech. Musk

BlackBerry Executive Culling Continues As Alicia Keys Hits The Chopping Block

BlackBerry continues to tighten its purse strings, and even top executives and global recording stars aren’t safe – and if you’re both, you’re screwed. Alicia Keys will depart her

BlackBerry Cleans House As COO, CMO And CFO Depart

BlackBerry's executive shifts may have only begun, after exiting CEO Thorsten Heins was replaced by John Chen earlier in November, as three more high-profile C-levels get the boot today. The company a

Reports Claim Forstall And Browett Were Asked To Leave Apple Following Crucial Missteps

The Wall Street Journal has released a report with updated information about why Apple decided to part ways with two senior executives, including former iOS SVP Scott Forstall and former SVP of Retail

Here’s The Beats By Dre “Executive” Headphone Review By Someone Who Actually Used Them

In case you haven't noticed, rapper Dr. Dre has his own line of headphones. They're called "<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/10/16/beats-by-dre-pill-speaker/">Beats By Dre</a>" and until now,