Instagram’s co-founders have resigned from the Facebook-owned company

Systrom, right. Krieger, left. Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images Instagram co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger are leaving the company. Reports suggesting that the pair had resigned their positions as CEO and CTO, respectively, first appeared in the New York Times on Monday, but a statement issued by Systrom a short while later confirmed their departure from […]

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From Nazis To Incels: How One Tech Company Helps Hate Groups Thrive

By all standards, the forum is a hate group. Littered through well over 1 million messages is a cascade of posts calling for women to be raped, decapitated, stabbed, starved, poisoned, skinned, cannibalized, blinded, mutilated, sodomized, tortured, beaten, burned, enslaved and otherwise brutally killed, simply because they are women. (Unedited excerpts from some of […]

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This $610 million real estate company doesn't have an office for its 8,000 employees – instead, everybody works from this completely virtual island

Screenshot If you’ve ever wondered what the next phase of working remotely could be like, look no further than eXp Realty. In most respects, eXp is your typical real estate brokerage company. It employs thousands of licensed agents to help clients buy and sell their homes. And business seems to be good: eXp’s stock price […]

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company To Build High-Speed Transit Network In Chicago

Elon Musk’s Boring Company will soon have some boring to do. The tech billionaire’s tunnel-building endeavor confirmed to HuffPost late Wednesday that it had been selected to construct an express transit network between downtown Chicago and O’Hare International Airport. The company claims the trip through its futuristic tunnels will ferry up to 16 passengers in […]

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A 32-year-old startup CEO threw up the first time she tried to negotiate a raise – and it inspired her to launch her own company

Kathryn MinshewKathryn Minshew, pictured, wanted to give people a leg up in their careers. The Muse CEO Kathryn Minshew started the company to give people the kind of career guidance she wished she’d had early on. For example, the first time she tried to negotiate a raise, she felt extremely uncomfortable – and threw up […]

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company puts first 1,000 flamethrowers in buyers’ hands

[embedded content] Consumer flamethrowers and rockets on cars? Sure, right? Never happen. Fact is, Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised both and this weekend he delivered on his promised personal flamethrowers. To be more specific, Musk’s The Boring Company delivered the first 1,000 of a limited run of 20,000 TBC Flamethrowers to customers this weekend. On that […]