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Mary Meeker, author of the Internet Trends Report, is leaving Kleiner Perkins

Mary Meeker is leaving Kleiner Perkins to build a new fund and she’s taking the firm’s growth team with her. The news, first reported by Recode and confirmed to TechCrunch, is the latest high-level departure at one of the most prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firms. Joining Meeker in her new fund are Kleiner Perkins GPs Mood Rowghani and Noah ...

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Mary Meeker, author of the Internet Trends Report, is leaving Kleiner Perkins

Mary Meeker is leaving Kleiner Perkins to build a new fund and she’s taking the firm’s growth team with her. The news, first reported by Recode and confirmed to TechCrunch, is the latest high-level departure at one of the most prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firms. Joining Meeker in her new fund are Kleiner Perkins GPs Mood Rowghani and Noah ...

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Mary Meeker, author of the Internet Trends Report, is leaving Kleiner Perkins

Mary Meeker is leaving Kleiner Perkins to build a new fund and she’s taking the firm’s growth team with her. The news, first reported by Recode and confirmed to TechCrunch, is the latest high-level departure at one of the most prominent Silicon Valley venture capital firms. Joining Meeker in her new fund are Kleiner Perkins GPs Mood Rowghani and Noah ...

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FBI paid dossier author Christopher Steele, heavily redacted documents show

The FBI has released 70 pages of documents related to contacts with British spy Christopher Steele, author of the notorious Trump-Russia dossier. Though almost entirely whited out, the documents still show FBI paid Steele. The documents were released on Friday after the conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch sued to get access to them under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). ...

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If one person was impacted by it, I am vindicated – author of ‘This is Iraq’ tribute to RT

Published time: 19 Jul, 2018 15:56 Edited time: 19 Jul, 2018 15:59 Rapper I-NZ, who produced an Iraq-themed tribute to Childish Gambino’s ‘This is America’, says if even one person is affected positively by his music video, he will feel the effort paid off. “The world is a dark place, but we can get a positive message across. If this ...

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'Propaganda organization': White Helmets 'engage in anti-Assad activities' – author Sy Hersh to RT

Although some members of the Western-supported White Helmets may be in the business of saving lives, the group is also a “propaganda organization,” author Sy Hersh has told RT’s ‘Going Underground.’ “Too many times we’ve seen the same child in photographs, year after year, always covered in dust,” Hersh said, adding that the White Helmets “do engage in anti-Assad [activities].” ...

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Facebook fights fake news with author info, rolls out publisher context

Red flags and “disputed” tags just entrenched people’s views about suspicious news articles, so Facebook is hoping to give readers a wide array of info so they can make their own decisions about what’s misinformation. Facebook will try showing links to a journalist’s Wikipedia entry, other articles, and a follow button to help users make up their mind about whether ...

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Author Ryan Holiday on “the nature of world-altering success”

It could be said that the first few years of this current tech boom were fueled by mostly harmless, relatively easy products—websites for sharing your photos, for looking up stuff, for connecting with old friends. And the people who made them were seen as mostly good people. Yet this feel-good perception has slowly and then suddenly disappeared. Users have begun ...

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'Fire and Fury' author Wolff fakes technical glitch to dodge question on Trump's alleged affair

The author of the Trump-bashing bestseller ‘Fire and Fury’ Michael Wolff was hit with an inconvenient question in an Australian TV interview. So inconvenient, in fact, that he had to feign a technical malfunction and run off. The meltdown occurred during an interview with Channel 9’s “Today Australia” anchor Ben Fordham, who asked Wolff about his claims Trump was in ...

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‘Tony Blair is a complete liar,’ says Trump critic & ‘Fire and Fury’ author

Michael Wolff has labelled former UK prime minister Tony Blair a “complete liar,” after the ex-politician claimed the author made up a passage in his controversial book about US President Donald Trump, ‘Fire and Fury’. In his hugely successful book, which details the first year of Donald Trump’s White House, Wolff wrote that Blair was “sucking up” to Jared Kushner ...

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