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Eli Horn On Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Goldman Sachs’ Blankfein, JPMorgan’s Dimon Receive Hefty Cash Bonuses

JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs boosted the cash portion of their leaders’ bonuses for the first time since 2010, as a surge in U.S. bank stocks slows, Bloomberg said. JPMorgan’s board gave Chairman More...

Eli Horn On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Google Making Virtual Reality Headway with Shockingly Simple ‘Cardboard’

Google is sending the message that virtual reality (VR) is ready, it’s affordable and it’s for everyone, a report said. Google’s product, unveiled at its developer conference in June, More...

Eli Horn On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Uber’s Travis Kalanick Offers 50, 000 Jobs to European Cities

Offering an olive branch to European regulators, Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick said the company intends to add 50, 000 jobs in Europe and get 400, 000 cars off the road, VentureBeat said. Such growth More...

Lily Bethlehem On Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Tom Steyer Outspent Everyone In Last Election

It wasn’t the Koch brothers, Sheldon Adelson or Michael Bloomberg who gave the largest campaign donations in the last election. The biggest spender was San Francisco-based hedge fund manager and environmental More...

Reuters On Monday, December 15th, 2014

Ahead of taxi protest, France says UberPop to be banned

– The UberPop transport service will be forbidden in France beginning Jan. 1, the French interior ministry said on Monday, the latest regulatory hurdle for the controversial car service company. The More...

Reuters On Friday, December 12th, 2014

French court rejects bid to forbid UberPop, will continue for now

–   Uber will continue to operate its UberPop transport service in France for now after a Paris commercial court rejected on Friday a request by competitors to ban the service. Three car companies More...

Reuters On Monday, December 8th, 2014

Uber banned from operating in Indian capital after driver rape

– U.S. online ride-hailing service Uber has been banned from operating in the Indian capital after a female passenger accused one of its drivers of rape, a case that has reignited a debate about the More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, December 7th, 2014

The Weinsteins Want an Oscar for Jessica Chastain

The Weinstein Co. is planning to work hard to get Jessica Chastain her first Oscar for her performance in The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby. The Weinsteins are also using social media to promote their new animated More...

Reuters On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Bitcoin exchange Kraken to help in Mt. Gox bankruptcy

–   U.S. bitcoin exchange operator Payward Inc said on Wednesday it will work on retrieving some millions of dollars lost by Tokyo-based Mt. Gox, once the world’s largest bitcoin exchange More...

Noam Meir On Monday, November 17th, 2014

Jason Kilar’s New Company Vessel Could Launch this Month

The founding CEO pf Hulu Jason Kilar’s new company Vessel might be ready for launch as early as the end of the month, according to a report in Advertising Age. The San Francisco-based company which is building More...

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