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  1. Silicon Valley Trails Big U.S. Companies in Women CEOs and DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Wall Street Journal

    Silicon Valley tech firms have about half as many female directors and about two-thirds the number of female executive officers as America's largest companies, according to a new study. The share of women leaders at Silicon Valley companies has increased steadily over two decades, the study by law firm Fenwick & West found.

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  2. The Daily Startup: Lending Club Shares Surge in Market DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Wall Street Journal

    Shares of Lending Club surged 56% from their initial public offering price Thursday-a strong debut for the first publicly traded peer-to-peer lending company, the WSJ reports. That first-day pop left Lending Club at a valuation more in line with high-tech firms than the banks and other financial companies it is seeking to displace.

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  3. Y Combinator, Transcriptic Team Up on Early-Stage 'Biotech Ecosystem'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Wall Street Journal

    Starting up a software company is inexpensive today, largely due to the fact that Web-services companies such as Amazon have removed expensive barriers, like the need to buy and configure servers. But starting up a life-sciences company remains cash-intensive, because there is little in the way of an early-stage ecosystem that can do for biotechnology what Amazon has done for Web companies.

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  4. Y Combinator, Transcriptic Team Up on Early-Stage 'Biotech Ecosystem'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Wall Street Journal

    Starting up a software company is inexpensive today, largely due to the fact that Web-services companies such as Amazon have removed expensive barriers, like the need to buy and configure servers. But starting up a life-sciences company remains cash-intensive, because there is little in the way of an early-stage ecosystem that can do for biotechnology what Amazon has done for Web companies.

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  5. Would Air Travel Be Safer Without Pilots? Steve Jurvetson Thinks SoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Wall Street Journal

    Steve Jurvetson likes big ideas. The venture capital investor placed early, bold bets on electric cars and space exploration .

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  6. Would Air Travel Be Safer Without Pilots? Steve Jurvetson Thinks SoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Wall Street Journal

    Steve Jurvetson likes big ideas. The venture capital investor placed early, bold bets on electric cars and space exploration .

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  7. Facebook Shuttle Drivers Favor Teamsters in Union VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    In a sign of discontent over divisions in Silicon Valley, drivers of Facebook shuttle buses voted Wednesday night to be represented by the Teamsters union. Leaders of Teamsters Local 853 said Wednesday evening that the drivers voted 43 to 28 in favor of union representation.

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  8. Facebook Wants to Move Into the OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Facebook is moving to redefine workplace collaboration, taking on entrenched rivals like Microsoft, Google and a slew of newcomers aiming their sights at the quickly evolving landscape. The Menlo Park, Calif., social network plans to launch "Facebook at Work," in early January, according to a person briefed on the matter.

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  9. Facebook Is Giving Users More Control Over the News FeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    On Friday, the social network began to roll out new options for both desktop and mobile. The update gives users insight into why certain posts are included and lets them filter posts from specific people and pages.

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  10. Facebook Is Giving Users More Control Over the News FeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    On Friday, the social network began to roll out new options for both desktop and mobile. The update gives users insight into why certain posts are included and lets them filter posts from specific people and pages.

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  11. Zuckerberg Holds Town Hall Q&A With Facebook UsersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    CEO Mark Zuckerberg held a first-of-its-kind town-hall meeting Thursday, fielding questions on a variety of subjects from Facebook users around the world through a live webcast. Participants submitted more than 9,000 questions through Facebook's website and in person at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif.

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  12. The Daily Startup: After Recent Exits, Storm Ventures on Way to New FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Early-stage information technology investor Storm Ventures has collected more than $100 million so far for its fifth fund, Hillary Canada reports for Dow Jones VentureWire, citing a person with knowledge of the fund. The Menlo Park, Calif.-based firm's recent streak of exits figures to help its cause-in late September, Cisco Systems agreed to acquire Storm portfolio company Metacloud in a deal that Storm Managing Director Jason Lemkin described as an "epic exit."

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  13. The Daily Startup: After Recent Exits, Storm Ventures on Way to New FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Early-stage information technology investor Storm Ventures has collected more than $100 million so far for its fifth fund, Hillary Canada reports for Dow Jones VentureWire, citing a person with knowledge of the fund. The Menlo Park, Calif.-based firm's recent streak of exits figures to help its cause-in late September, Cisco Systems agreed to acquire Storm portfolio company Metacloud in a deal that Storm Managing Director Jason Lemkin described as an "epic exit."

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  14. Startup Deliv Widens Same-Day Delivery, Following GoogleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Ahead of the crucial holiday shopping season, Silicon Valley startup Deliv, which offers same-day delivery from malls and stores like Macy's Deliv's expansion follows Google's recent moves to offer its Google Express same-day delivery service in more stores and cities; while Amazon.com is preparing its first brick-and-mortar locale for quicker drop-offs within Manhattan. Deliv has reached agreement to offer its delivery operation out of new malls like the Beverly Center in Los Angeles- bringing its total to 30- and will be begin operations in Seattle, Houston, Washington, D.C., and Northern New Jersey, said Chief Executive Daphne Carmeli.

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  15. The Daily Startup: Silicon Valley Weighs Impact of Newly Public AlibabaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    China's largest e-commerce company Alibaba on Friday became a publicly traded technology powerhouse , launching a blockbuster share offering in New York that drew attention world-wide. Silicon Valley watched the Alibaba IPO with a mix of anticipation, awe and dread , the WSJ reports.

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  16. In Silicon Valley, Awe, Dread and Hope for AlibabaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Silicon Valley, the center of the U.S. tech industry, watched the Alibaba IPO with a mix of anticipation, awe and dread. "I think it could be an incredibly disruptive company in the U.S.," said George Zachary, general partner at Charles River Ventures in Menlo Park, Calif.

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  17. In Silicon Valley, Awe, Dread and Hope for AlibabaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Silicon Valley, the center of the U.S. tech industry, watched the Alibaba IPO with a mix of anticipation, awe and dread. "I think it could be an incredibly disruptive company in the U.S.," said George Zachary, general partner at Charles River Ventures in Menlo Park, Calif.

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  18. Facebook's Status on China's Weibo: FakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Facebook has long been blocked in China. But for a brief few days, many Chinese thought the social-media network had found a way in.

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  19. Facebook's Status on China's Weibo: FakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    Facebook has long been blocked in China. But for a brief few days, many Chinese thought the social-media network had found a way in.

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  20. Facebook Settles Suit Over Ad ProductRead the original story

    May 22, 2012 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Facebook Inc. agreed Tuesday to settle a lawsuit filed over one of the social-networking site's most prominent advertising services, days after the company's lackluster initial public offering.

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