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Snapchat said to have $10B valuation on Kleiner Perkins investment

The venture-capital investment firm has made an investment of up to $20 million in the ephemeral message service, according to The Wall Street Journal.

By August 26, 2014

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Kleiner Perkins founder: We didn't even look at Jobs and Wozniak

Venture capitalist pioneers Tom Perkins and Don Valentine dish out details about running into Steve Jobs, their worst investments, and attending board meetings in hot tubs.

By September 11, 2013

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Augmented-reality startup nabs $542M from Google, others

As the battle for virtual reality heats up, Google -- along with other well-known firms -- makes a big bet on a little-known wearable headset maker called Magic Leap.

By October 21, 2014

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Snapchat warns users outside apps 'can't be trusted'

Snapchat tells its more than 100 million users that some third-party apps pose a threat. But the photo-sharing service doesn't address why outsiders were able to connect to Snapchat in the first place.

By October 14, 2014

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Tinder settles sexual harassment lawsuit with former exec

A lawsuit from a former employee accused the dating app's co-founders of condoning a "frat-like" environment, in which she was called disparaging names.

By September 8, 2014

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Uber designs secret recruiting crusade -- Operation SLOG

In its competition with rival car-sharing service Lyft, Uber has a complex system in place that involves paying contractors to recruit Lyft's drivers, according to a report by The Verge.

By August 26, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Welcoming new techies with a middle finger salute

The new era of dot-com fortunes spurs plenty of angst aimed at San Francisco's most privileged, but it hasn't stopped tech workers from moving in.

By August 23, 2014

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Inside the 49ers' new tech-rich stadium

Levi's Stadium is the third NFL stadium to open in the last five years -- but the only one billed as a tech haven.

By August 16, 2014

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Ellen Pao, former Kleiner Perkins junior partner, joins Reddit

Ellen Pao, who last year filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Silicon Valley's most powerful venture capital firm, gets a new job.

By April 11, 2013

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Tinder's co-founder is suspended after sexual harassment lawsuit

Justin Mateen, co-founder of the popular dating app, is removed from his job after allegations he condoned sexual harassment by other top brass.

By July 1, 2014