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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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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

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Vexed in the city: Starved for tech talent and yet nobody to hire?

As the H-1B debate continues, the tech industry faces an odd contradiction: a skills shortage along with an applicant surplus.

By August 21, 2014

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With Mailbox, Dropbox moves beyond its cloud-storage beginnings

As Dropbox transforms from its online-storage origins to a growing, multi-purpose platform, the company's head of design is orchestrating its app-centric future.

By August 19, 2014

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Hungry for a pile of bacon? Get it delivered, now

For four days, a San Francisco-based startup will bring high-quality bacon to you. On. Demand. Think of it as your own personal bacon delivery service.

By June 12, 2014

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Y Combinator for the world? How USAID lab plans to fight poverty

The goal of the U.S. Global Development Lab is nothing short of harnessing innovation to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030. Crave's Eric Mack asks USAID about the ambitious plan it likens to DARPA.

By April 3, 2014

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'Superb' app matches people with places

Pick up this new iPhone app and swipe to see which of your pals is also dying to try the new bar down the street.

By April 16, 2014

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Game-changing $5 chemistry set inspired by music box

A Stanford researcher reinvents the chemistry set completely in the form of an inexpensive gizmo modeled after a hand-crank music box.

By April 10, 2014