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Why nonprofits should think more like tech companies

"Social Startup Success" author Kathleen Kelly Janus explains on the latest episode of Recode Decode.

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Marc Benioff says he had rabbis and imams supporting the Prop C homelessness tax — but not tech CEOs

Business leaders are conditioned with a "Pavlovian" response against tax hikes, said the Salesforce CEO.

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A lot of change is on the horizon for the Queens neighborhood.

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It’s the biggest donation the company has made in its hometown to date.

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The exec who built Snapchat Discover is leaving the company

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Amazon is dominant online, but local retail still has advantages Jeff Bezos can’t replicate

Sometimes it’s worth putting on your shoes and taking a walk.

Snap’s former No. 2 executive Imran Khan is building a shopping startup

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Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates explains how Donald Trump is trying to corrupt the Justice Department

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Why nonprofits should think more like tech companies

"Social Startup Success" author Kathleen Kelly Janus explains on the latest episode of Recode Decode.

Is the Daily Beast the new Gawker?

The site’s new Editor in Chief Noah Shachtman wants to take "full, big, considered swings" at the targets who deserve it.

How a Democratic fundraiser taught everyone his Silicon Valley tricks

RevUp CEO Steve Spinner cracked the code on raising money for politicians online. And he says it’s not so different from raising money for a startup.

Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates explains how Donald Trump is trying to corrupt the Justice Department

Yates talked with Recode’s Kara Swisher shortly before the midterms at the AllRaise Summit in San Francisco.

Facebook followed Uber and Google and is ending forced arbitration for sexual harassment cases

Arbitration is now a "choice rather than a requirement" at Facebook.

Amazon’s HQ2 was a con, not a contest

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Twitter co-founder Ev Williams says in retrospect that showing how many followers you have wasn’t ‘healthy’

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San Francisco’s Prop C homelessness tax was a big win for Marc Benioff, but legal challenges may be coming

Opponents say the city "won’t see a penny" of the funds earmarked for the homeless.

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Facebook appears to have survived this election cycle — but that’s what we thought in 2016, too

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It’s official: Democrats will control the House

It’s a return to power after eight years in the minority.

Republicans will hold on to their Senate majority

The GOP was aided by a favorable map, allowing them to hold on to their Senate majority and keep confirming Trump judges.

Microsoft’s president says we need to regulate facial recognition tech before ‘the year 2024 looks like the book “1984”’

Well here’s a frightening scenario.

Will the Democrats’ victory lead to tougher regulation of Silicon Valley? Even Europe’s tech czar isn’t sure.

European Commissioner of Competition Margrethe Vestager doesn’t sound sure that Election Day will change much in the U.S.

American capitalism broke in the 1980s. Can it be fixed?

Washington Post columnist Steven Pearlstein talks about his new book, "Can American Capitalism Survive?" on Recode Decode.

San Francisco has passed a first-of-its-kind tax on big businesses — like Square and Stripe — to help the homeless

The contentious measure, Prop C, has divided tech leaders.

On Election Day, the Cambridge Analytica whistleblower is blasting Facebook for still not doing enough

Christopher Wylie knows a bit about voter manipulation.

Amazon employees hope to confront Jeff Bezos about law enforcement deals at an all-staff meeting

The "We Won’t Build It" group sent a letter to the CEO this summer decrying the company’s relationships with police.