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Paul Graham steps down as Y-Combinator president

The Silicon Valley leader taps Y-Combinator alum Sam Altman to take over as president of the startup incubator.

By February 21, 2014

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F-U-N-D-E-D: Silicon Valley gives rare blessing to software for church

Startups catering to religious groups promise more parishioners -- and donations.

By August 28, 2015

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Like Twitch for illustrators: Watch art happen in real time with Sywork

A new service called Sywork lets you watch artists and illustrators in the process of bringing their creations to life. It's like Twitch, but for artists.

By August 6, 2015

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Amazon's new Launchpad shows off stuff from startups

The storefront illustrates Amazon's continued hunt to offer up different products than its competition.

By July 28, 2015

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Reddit CEO resigns after clashing with board over new offices

Yishan Wong leaves community-curated news site after disagreement over location and cost of new office space, the company says.

By November 13, 2014

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Twitter teams with women's group on anti-harassment tool

Women, Action & the Media -- one of the groups behind the #FBrape campaign that prompted a policy change from Facebook -- is working with Twitter to improve the social-media service's response to online harassment.

By November 8, 2014

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Reddit gets $50 million in funding, will share bounty with community

In true Reddit fashion, the social news site says it will share 10 percent of equity from the Series B funding round with its community members.

By September 30, 2014

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Silicon Valley talent wars: Engineers, come get your $250K salary

Weeby thinks the way to hire superstar engineers in hypercompetitive Silicon Valley is to pay them like superstars, to the tune of $1 million over four years, and be totally transparent about it.

By September 22, 2014

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Reddit to raise $50M round on $500M valuation -- report

Prominent venture capital firms Andreessen Horowitz and Sequoia Capital are expected to take part in the funding round.

By September 8, 2014

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Coin delays product launch until spring 2015 as questions remain

The startup behind a smart electronic device that stores credit and debit cards will offer a beta program for 10,000 customers.

By August 22, 2014