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In China, Silicon Valley Giants Confront New Walls

SHANGHAI — Facebook is the world’s largest social network, with more than two billion users. LinkedIn was sold to Microsoft for $ 26 billion last year. And Apple is Apple, the most valuable company in the world. In most local markets, it would be a surprise if any one of ...

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A Backlash Builds Against Sexual Harassment in Silicon Valley

The upheaval over sexual harassment in the technology start-up industry mushroomed on Monday, with the resignation of a prominent Silicon Valley investor who said he had been “a creep” and more women saying they would come forward to talk about their experiences. Dave McClure, the founder of the start-up incubator ...

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Goodbye, Ivory Tower. Hello, Silicon Valley Candy Store.

By STEVE LOHR September 3, 2016 For eight years, Peter Coles had an economist’s dream job at Harvard Business School. His research focused on the design of efficient markets, an important and growing field that has influenced such things as Treasury bill auctions and decisions on who receives organ transplants. He even ...

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