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Inside Airbnb, Employees Eager for Big Payouts Pushed It to Go Public

SAN FRANCISCO — Last summer, several Airbnb employees wrote a letter to the online room-rental start-up’s founders. On behalf of more than a dozen employees, they pleaded to be able to sell their Airbnb stock options. Because Airbnb is privately held, its shares cannot be easily traded or cashed in. So the employees also asked …

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Microsoft’s Exchange Server 2010 has its end of support pushed back by nine months

Microsoft Corp. is pushing back its January 14, 2020 end of support date for Exchange Server 2010 by nine months. In a blog post published this morning, Greg Taylor, Microsoft’s director of product marketing for Exchange, noted the date was changed after “investigating and analyzing the deployment state of an extensive number of Exchange customers.” …

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Campaign of the Week: has Oasis pushed their advertising gimmicks too far past good taste?

“Self-indulgent, poorly written shite” that screams “me! me! me!” before the needs of the customer. Over the last few years, Oasis has released campaign adverts that play on the advertising industry. Calling out the behind-the-scenes thinking of adverts in order to appeal to what seems to be an edgier and cooler new generation who it …

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Elon has Really Pushed the Industry to Embrace Electrification

“Elon Musk has really pushed the industry to embrace electrification,” says former Ford CEO Mark Fields. “The challenge here is how do you make money at it?” Fields says that there will continue to be a large portion of internal combustion engines and that the shift to electric is going to take a long time …

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Google’s Walled Garden: Are We Being Pushed Out of Our Own Digital Backyards?

Posted by Dr-Pete Early search engines were built on an unspoken transaction — a pact between search engines and website owners — you give us your data, and we’ll send you traffic. While Google changed the game of how search engines rank content, they honored the same pact in the beginning. Publishers, who owned their …

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