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In this article TSLA AMZN Smith Collection/Gado | Archive Photos | Getty Images A U.S. federal agency is considering as evidence a former Tesla employee’s complaint about how the company managed and communicated about fire risks and defects in its solar installations, CNBC has learned from documents received through a Freedom of Information Act request.
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From left, Wiz employees Yaniv Shaked, Idan Gazit, Adi Leist Sharon, Guy Rozendorn, George Pisha, Eyal Wiener in Israel in March 2021. Wiz Public market investors have trimmed their stakes in technology stocks in recent weeks, but the start-up market remains hot. Wiz, a year-old cybersecurity company with just 65 employees, is now worth $1.7
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Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s broadly based on the daily column that appears on Extra Crunch, but free, and made for your weekend reading. Want it in your inbox every Saturday morning? Sign up here. Earnings season is coming to a close, with public tech companies wrapping up their Q4 and
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Facebook develops a new way to interact with AR, Uber’s facial recognition policy faces scrutiny and SpaceX’s Starship rocket booster hits a major milestone. This is your Daily Crunch for March 19, 2021. The big story: Facebook shows off wrist-based interface This project comes out of Facebook Reality Labs and is supposed to present an
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Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Financial Services Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill October 23, 2019 in Washington, DC. Zuckerberg testified about Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency Libra, how his company will handle false and misleading information by political leaders during the 2020 campaign and how it handles
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Chairman of Direct-to-Consumer & International division of The Walt Disney Company Kevin Mayer took part today in the Disney+ Showcase at Disney’s D23 EXPO 2019 in Anaheim, Calif., August 23, 2019. Jesse Grant The last year in Kevin Mayer’s professional life wasn’t just a whirlwind, it was a global overview of the biggest stories in
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Palantir Technologies CEO Alex Karp sharply criticized Wall Street on Tuesday, saying there’s too much emphasis on near-term gains at the expense of developing healthy, long-lasting companies. Karp made the comments in an interview with CNBC’s Wilfred Frost as part of an event hosted by The Executives’ Club of Chicago. The remarks were later aired
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Brandi Susewitz founded Clear Office, a website that lists and sells high-end furniture leftover from office buildings. Brandi Susewitz When Oracle announced plans to move its corporate headquarters from Silicon Valley to Texas, it needed to clear out multiple floors of furniture sitting inside its office. Instead of putting it in a landfill, the company
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images For the past few weeks, Facebook has been running an ad campaign in defense of personalized advertisements, arguing that targeted ads are key to the success of small businesses. The catalyst for the campaign has been an ongoing battle between the social media company
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Co-founder and director of Netflix Reed Hastings delivers a speech as he inaugurates the new offices of Netflix France, in Paris on January 17, 2020. Christophe Archambault | AFP | Getty Images Netflix has never made a big deal about password-sharing, but a new test suggests the company may be reconsidering. Netflix is trying out
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David Baszucki, founder and CEO of Roblox, presents at the Roblox Developer Conference on August 10, 2019 in Burlingame, California. Ian Tuttle | Getty Images Neil Rimer recalls having early conversations about what became Roblox when he was studying at Stanford in the 1980s. He was college buddies with David Baszucki, the gaming company’s founder
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The Covid-19 pandemic led to a boom in online learning that has increased the revenue of education technology company Coursera. Coursera Education tech company Coursera filed its IPO prospectus with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday, and plans to list on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “COUR.” The Mountain View, California-based
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