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5 things you should know about tech today

- May 19, 2020 5 MIN READ

  Welcome to Tuesday and some big news globally.   1.  SoftBank posts record loss Japan’s SoftBank has posted a shocker in its annual results for the fiscal year to March 31, revealing its first annual loss in 15 years in a A$49 billion turnaround. Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma resigned from the board, just ahead… Read more »

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5 things you should know about tech today

- May 5, 2020 5 MIN READ

  Welcome to Tuesday. Here’s what we’ve spotted 1.  Amazon VP resigns over company’s treatment of workers As exit interviews go, engineer Tim Bray’s observations on company culture and he resigned from Amazon last week are a doozy. The Canadian vice-president of Amazon Web Services and respected engineer resigned his US$1m+ job after five years and… Read more »

Elon Musk
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5 things you should know about tech today

- March 3, 2020 3 MIN READ

Welcome to Tuesday and so-called Autumn. Here’s what else is hotting up.   1.   Musk calls time on F-35s Elon Musk doesn’t mind expressing unpopular views. On Friday, the Tesla founder was talking to a room full of US fighter pilots at Orlando’s Air Warfare Symposium when he told a USAF Lt Gen that “the fighter jet… Read more »

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5 things you should know about tech today

- December 10, 2019 3 MIN READ

“Babe, do you think they had Pelotons in Gilead?” Source: Peloton   Hello Tuesday. At least we think it’s you. Hard to tell through the smoke haze.   1.  Hit the road, Jack Twitter boss Jack Dorsey is off to live in Africa for six months next year, impressed by the region’s burgeoning startup community.… Read more »

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Want to pitch your startup to Elon Musk in Dublin?

- September 12, 2014 < 1 MIN READ

A global competition called Pitch will bring together major founders like Jack Dorsey (Twitter), Reed Hastings (Netflix), Elon Musk (PayPal, Tesla, Space X), Arianna Huffington (Huffington Post) and Niklas Zennström (Skype) to judge 200 of the world’s best startups.