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nytimes.com - Erin Griffith - Silicon Valley Slides Back Into 'Bro' Culture
Silicon Valley Slides Back Into 'Bro' Culture
The New York Times

SAN FRANCISCO — Last month, Mark Zuckerberg spent hours touting his love of jiujitsu, wrestling and UFC on Joe Rogan's podcast, which is known for its hypermasculinity. Watching TV was not active enough, Mr. Zuckerberg said. Compared with…

theguardian.com - Lauren Aratani - 'I would rather eat an actual burger': why plant-based meat's sizzle fizzled
'I would rather eat an actual burger': why plant-based meat's sizzle fizzled
The Guardian

At the start of the year, McDonald's launched a plant-based burger “sizzled on a flat-iron grill, then topped with slivered onions, tangy pickles, crisp shredded lettuce, Roma tomato slices, ketchup, mustard, mayo and a slice of melty…

businessinsider.com - Phil Rosen - Messari Mainnet: Bullish event draws crowd to NYC amid crypto bear market
Messari Mainnet: Bullish event draws crowd to NYC amid crypto bear market
Business Insider

Crypto enthusiasts, Web3 founders, and investors convened at Messari Mainnet in New York City this week. The tone was firmly upbeat, despite bitcoin, ether, and other digital assets struggling through a bear market. Here's a look inside the event…

nytimes.com - Vivian Giang - Silicon Valley Had Its Heyday. Can Tech Ecosystems Now Grow Inland?
Silicon Valley Had Its Heyday. Can Tech Ecosystems Now Grow Inland?
The New York Times

The DealBook newsletter delves into a single topic or theme every weekend, providing reporting and analysis that offers a better understanding of an important issue in business. If you don't already receive the daily newsletter, sign up here. Steve…

nytimes.com - Jessica Silver-Greenberg - They Were Entitled to Free Care. Hospitals Hounded Them to Pay.
They Were Entitled to Free Care. Hospitals Hounded Them to Pay.
The New York Times

In 2018, senior executives at one of the country's largest nonprofit hospital chains, Providence, were frustrated. They were spending hundreds of millions of dollars providing free health care to patients. It was eating into their bottom line. The…

nytimes.com - DealBook: Peak Silicon Valley
DealBook: Peak Silicon Valley
The New York Times

Good morning. Steve Case, a co-founder of AOL, has traveled across the country challenging the idea that innovation can happen only in certain coastal cities. In today's newsletter, DealBook speaks with Mr. Case about how politics may be affecting…

techcrunch.com - Greg Kumparak - GTA 6 footage leaks, Revolut gets hacked, and Wipro fires 300 for 'moonlighting'
GTA 6 footage leaks, Revolut gets hacked, and Wipro fires 300 for 'moonlighting'
TechCrunch

Hi, friends! Welcome back to Week in Review, the newsletter where we very quickly sum up the most read TechCrunch stories from the past week. Want it in your inbox every Saturday morning? Get it here. GTA 6 footage leaks: Roughly 90 clips of the…

techcrunch.com - Connie Loizos - Steve Case is trying to make money with founders outside Silicon Valley; his plan is starting to work
Steve Case is trying to make money with founders outside Silicon Valley; his plan is starting to work
TechCrunch

Steve Case, the cofounder of America Online, the investment firm Revolution, and its offshoot seed-stage arm Rise of the Rest, has a new book out called Rise of the Rest: How Entrepreneurs in Surprising Places are Building the New American Dream.

businessinsider.com - Ebony Flake - Black women are underrepresented in business and on the golf course. This Harvard Business grad is working to change that.
Black women are underrepresented in business and on the golf course. This Harvard Business grad is working to change that.
Business Insider

Business relationships are often built, and deals are sometimes made, on the golf course. People of color remain underrepresented in the predominantly white, male sport. CitySwing seeks to create pathways for Black women on the golf course and in…

theglobeandmail.com - Opinion: Canada hasn't had a 'tech lash' yet, but consumers should still be wary
Opinion: Canada hasn't had a 'tech lash' yet, but consumers should still be wary
The Globe and Mail

Images are unavailable offline. Vass Bednar is the founder of Regs to Riches, a senior fellow at CIGI, and the executive director of McMaster University's MPP in Digital Society Program. It is strangely charming that Canada's cautionary case study…

cnbc.com - Hugh Son - The perils and promise of quantum computing are nearing. Here are ways to invest
The perils and promise of quantum computing are nearing. Here are ways to invest
CNBC

The stark warning came from one of the tech world's most prominent CEOs. Sitting before an audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, three years ago, Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai said quantum computing has the power to transform…

ctpost.com - Jeffrey Sonnenfeld and Steve Tian - Opinion: Discovering CT's business turnaround
Opinion: Discovering CT's business turnaround
Connecticut Post

Last week, we hosted a unique economic development forum at Yale. It included the state's largest employers, such as Sikorsky, Pratt & Whitney, Xerox, Travelers, Charter Communications and Ethan Allen Designs; thriving new fintech and biotech such…

nytimes.com - Hannah Seligson - Honey, I Shrunk the Couples Counselor
Honey, I Shrunk the Couples Counselor
The New York Times

On a recent sticky summer evening, Andrew and I assumed our trademark marital position: hovered over the iPad in bed. But this time it wasn't to binge-watch the new season of “Borgen” or “ The Bear.” Instead, the screen…

axios.com - Felix Salmon - Porsche and Instacart are planning blockbuster IPOs
Porsche and Instacart are planning blockbuster IPOs
Axios

Very few companies would voluntarily try to go public in the current stock market. Yet two multi-billion-dollar household names, both of them profitable, are planning blockbuster IPOs right now. Why it matters: The IPO market has flipped from…

fortune.com - Jeremy Kahn - What a top NATO commander learned interning at a software startup
What a top NATO commander learned interning at a software startup
Fortune

There's a joke making the rounds on the Internet about a retired Navy veteran who gets a job as a Walmart greeter. He's great at his job—always friendly and enthusiastic, always quick to help out customers. But there's a problem: he's also…

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