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    1. Uber Adds a New Board Member

      Uber Adds a New Board Member

      Uber may have just lost its CEO, but it now has a new board member.

      The ride-hailing company, reeling after CEO Travis Kalanick's resignation Tuesday late night PT, is adding TPG investor David Trujillo to its board, according to people familiar with the matter. Trujilo will fill the gap left when TPG's previous representative on the board, David Bonderman, resigned after making a sexist comment...

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    2. Ruport Murdoch Reportedly Sold $125 Million in Theranos Stock for Just $1 (NWSA)

      Ruport Murdoch Reportedly Sold $125 Million in Theranos Stock for Just $1 (NWSA)

      Rupert Murdoch has sold his $125 million stake in beleaguered blood testing startup Theranos, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal.

      Citing a source familiar with the deal, the Wall Street Journal says the company bought back Murdoch's shares for just $1. That price tag could potentially allow Murdoch to write off his investment in Theranos as a loss, a move that could let the media mogul save millions on taxes owed on other investments, the report speculated...

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    3. 20 Women Silicon Valley Tech Companies Should be Adding to Their Boards

      20 Women Silicon Valley Tech Companies Should be Adding to Their Boards

      When it comes to women in tech, people make all kinds of excuses from a broken pipeline to not wanting to “lower” their standards to bring women onto the team. Finding women to add to a company’s board is even harder since the job listings aren’t posted publicly and advertised widely to attract a diverse network, says Sukihnder Singh Cassidy, CEO of Joyus and founder of the Boardlist...

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    4. Here's Who is Going to Get Rich From the Square IPO (SQ)

      Here's Who is Going to Get Rich From the Square IPO (SQ)

      Square's long-awaited IPO is going to make a lot of money for its founders, investors and early employees.  The value of the IPO has yet to be determined, but Square's private market valuation is $6 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal.  Jack Dorsey, Square's cofounder and CEO, currently holds more than 70 million shares in the company, which makes him the biggest shareholder...

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    5. Hubspot Just Fired a Top Exec Over a Scandal Involving an Upcoming Book About the Company

      Hubspot Just Fired a Top Exec Over a Scandal Involving an Upcoming Book About the Company

      Two top executives are gone from HubSpot after several of the company's top executives became embroiled in a book scandal. HubSpot fired Mike Volpe, its chief marketing officer, after he violated the company's code of ethics, according to a press release from the inbound-marketing company. Volpe was let go "in connection with attempts to procure a draft manuscript of a book involving the Company," the statement said. Former VP of marketing Kipp Bodnar will be taking over as CMO, replacing Volpe...

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