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Uber Founders Sued, Accused Of Stealing Idea For Ridesharing Service

A California entrepreneur sued Uber Technologies Inc., its founders and several investors in San Francisco Superior Court Thursday, claiming they stole his idea and plans for a cellphone-based ride service.

05/14/2015

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McDonald’s CEO Lays Out Plan To Restructure, Strip Away Bureaucracy

McDonald’s wants to simplify, simplify, simplify — but also add a bunch of choices for customers to avoid growing stale.

05/04/2015

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Silicon Valley CEO David Goldberg Died Of Head Trauma During Exercise Accident In Mexico; Hotel Says He Wasn’t Guest

SurveyMonkey CEO David Goldberg died of severe head trauma in an exercise accident at a hotel in the Mexican resort town of Punta Mita, a Mexican state official said Monday, but the hotel says he wasn’t a registered guest.

05/04/2015

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Keynotes Dreamforce Cloud Computing Event

Oracle Emerges As Favorite For Estimated $50B Salesforce Takeover

Investors are betting that business software service company Salesforce.com will be sold, with Oracle Corp. emerging as the early favorite to pull off a deal that could cost about $50 billion.

04/29/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 19:  Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff delivers the keynote address during the Dreamforce 2012 conference at the Moscone Center on September 19, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  A reported 90,000 people registered to attend the cloud computing industry conference Dreamforce 2012 that runs through September 21.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Closing Pay Gaps Between Men, Women At Company

Many of Salesforce’s 16,000 employees could be getting raises just because they are women after CEO Marc Benioff crunched the numbers and found a disturbing pay gap between men and women.

04/23/2015

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Multi-Billionaire On Paper, Elon Musk’s Salary At Tesla Just $35K

Elon Musk may be a billionaire, but last year his total compensation was just over $35,000.

04/23/2015

Nick Woodman (C), founder and CEO of GoPro celebrates during the company's initial public offering (IPO) at the Nasdaq Stock Exchange on June 26, 2014 in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

GoPro CEO Nick Woodman Declared Highest Paid Executive In U.S.

Nick Woodman, founder and CEO of San Mateo-based camera maker GoPro, has been declared the highest paid executive in the Bloomberg Pay Index after receiving 4.5 million shares valued at $284.5 million.

04/16/2015

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Netflix Boosts CEO’s Pay 43 Percent After Service Raises Prices, But Still Adds Subscribers

Netflix boosted CEO Reed Hastings’ pay by 43 percent to $11.1 million last year as the Internet video service raised its prices and still added the most subscribers in its history.

04/10/2015

Most Anticipated Blockbuster Films of 2015

Schwarzenegger Is Furious — Pens Op-Ed Warning ‘Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law Is Bad For Republicans’

Schwarzenegger: “As an American, I’m incredibly concerned about what happened in Indiana this week and the threat of similar laws being passed in other states. As a Republican, I’m furious.”

04/03/2015

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San Francisco EdTech CEO Says Students Should Be Persistent In Their Vision

Frances Cairns is founder and CEO of San Francisco-based CampusQuad Inc., described as a “digital billboard” and used by leading universities such as Stanford, Duke and Georgetown.

02/02/2015

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