Karat’s Interviewers, Software Help Tech Firms Assess Engineers

When it comes to interviewing candidates for software engineering positions at big technology companies, “takes one to know one” tends to be an appropriate axiom, says Mohit Bhende. He’s one of the co-founders of Karat, a Seattle-based startup that uses proprietary software and its own stable of freelance interviewers to help some of the marquee names in tech assess job applicants.It’s typical for someone who has applied for a engineering role at a large software company to be first screened by...
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Former Google exec Amit Singhal exec was awarded a $45 million exit deal amid accusations of sexual harassment, according to lawsuit (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google's former senior VP of search operations Amit Singhal was awarded a $45 million exit package upon his departure, amid accusations that the executive sexually harassed a subordinate.  The ammount was disclosed in a complaint filed in a lawsuit made public on Monday.  In the end, Singhal received $15 million from the deal because of a clause in the deal that limited payout if he joined a competitor.  Details of Singhal's exit package, combined with Android creator Andy Rubin's $...
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Bharti Airtel to slash direct stake in Infratel

Bharti Infratel Ltd said on Tuesday mobile carrier Bharti Airtel Ltd will slash its stake in the telecom tower company by more than half to 18.3 percent.
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Global Markets: Pound soars, Asian shares rally after Brexit deal changes

The pound jumped and Asian shares rallied on Tuesday after the European Commission agreed to changes in a Brexit deal ahead of a vote in the British parliament on a divorce agreement.
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Boeing to roll out design changes on 737 Max 8 as more aircraft grounded

US air regulator says model is airworthy but will mandate alterations by AprilA visual guide to what we know so farThe US air regulator said on Monday the Boeing 737 Max 8 was airworthy but, as more airlines and aviation authorities grounded their planes, said it would mandate design changes to the aircraft from Boeing by April.The new model of aircraft has been involved in two fatal crashes since October, and airlines using the short-haul passenger jet have been inundated with questions from co...
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ADT Corporation (ADT) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

ADT earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018.
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Auckland Airport and Uber team up

Auckland Airport and Uber are teaming up to make it easier for travellers to get to and from New Zealand's largest airport. From tomorrow a dedicated rideshare area will be available at both the domestic and international terminals.... [Author: [email protected]]
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Singapore suspends Boeing 737 MAX flights after Ethiopia crash

Singapore will temporarily suspend all Boeing 737 MAX flights from 1400 local time (0600 GMT) on Tuesday, the civil aviation authority said, two days after an Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157 on board.
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PetIQ, Inc. (PETQ) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

PETQ earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018.
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U.S. to mandate design changes on Boeing 737 MAX 8 after crashes

The United States will mandate that Boeing Co implement design changes by April that have been in the works for months for the 737 MAX 8 fleet after a fatal crash in October but said the plane was airworthy and did not need to be grounded after a second crash on Sunday.
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Elon Musk shoots down U.S. regulator's complaint about his Tesla tweet

SAN FRANCISCO - Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk shot back against U.S. securities regulators on Monday, arguing in a filing that his recent tweet about the electric vehicle maker's production volume did not violate his fraud settlement and he cannot be held in contempt.
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Why NV5 Global Is a Strong Buy After a Huge Earnings Selloff

NV5 Global's stock took a beating after announcing guidance for 2019. Here's why it's still one of my top infrastructure stocks to own.
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Emirates Team New Zealand says proposed Auckland anchor fee for superyachts short-sighted

Emirates Team New Zealand says proposed anchor fees planned for Auckland are ''extremely'' short sighted.It says the superyachts that can't find berths and have to anchor around the harbour will not come here if they are stung by... [Author: [email protected]]
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Juha Saarinen: Breaking up tech giants won't be easy

COMMENT: Well after the fact it has dawned on politicians that having a few tech companies completely dominate multiple markets is not a good thing.Democratic senator and presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren says that if she's... [Author: [email protected]]
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Former Google exec Amit Singhal received $51m exit pay despite sexual misconduct investigation

Google paid former search executive Amit Singhal US$35 million ($51.2m) in an exit package when he was reportedly forced to resign after a sexual assault investigation, according to court documents released Monday.Details of the... [Author: [email protected]]
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Pro-Jeb Bush super PAC fined for accepting foreign donations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Election Commission is fining a super PAC that supported former Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush for accepting over $1.3 million in illegal donations from Chinese nationals. The Right to Rise super political action committee was fined $390,000 for soliciting the foreign contributions during the 2016 campaign. American Pacific International Capital, […]
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Bootstrap to Exit

strategy and process. Over the last decade and more, I’ve had the privilege of working with a large number of bootstrapped entrepreneurs. These include self-financed companies and also modestly capitalized startups that operate in a capital-efficient manner applying the principles of bootstrapping. [You can review my Bootstrapping course on LinkedIn to review these.] For our Seed Capital series of podcasts and blog interviews, I’ve interviewed hundreds of investors, especially micro-VC...
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‘Everybody feels it’: Boeing workers react to second 737 crash

Among workers streaming through the turnstile gate at the Renton plant, reactions to the disaster seemed a mixture of sadness for the victims along with deep uncertainty -- about the cause of the accident, but also what it might mean for their employer.
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Costco Keeps Rolling in the Second Quarter

The top warehouse club operator decisively refuted investors' concerns about the stability of its profit margin.
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Musk’s lawyers say tweet complied with SEC fraud settlement

DETROIT (AP) — Attorneys are telling a federal judge that Tesla CEO Elon Musk should not be found in contempt because he didn’t violate a securities fraud settlement. The attorneys wrote in documents filed Monday night that a Feb. 19 tweet by Musk merely restated prior disclosures on electric car production volumes. They wrote that […]
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Apple's Big Event: What to Expect

New services -- not products -- may see the spotlight this time.
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Apple drops huge hint over video streaming launch

After months of speculation, Apple has announced what promises to be one of the tech giant's most interesting events in a very long time.The company sent out invitations this morning for an event at its Californian headquarters... [Author: [email protected]]
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Coupa Software Incorporated (COUP) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

COUP earnings call for the period ending January 31, 2019.
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Musk's lawyers shoot down SEC lawsuit

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk shot back against U.S. securities regulators on Monday, arguing in a filing that his recent tweet about the electric vehicle maker's production volume did not violate the court's judgement and there is no basis to issue contempt against him.
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Boeing to upgrade software in 737 MAX 8 fleet in 'weeks'

Boeing Co confirmed late on Monday it will deploy a software upgrade to the 737 MAX 8, a few hours after the Federal Aviation Administration said it would mandate "design changes" in the aircraft by April.
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'We not spyware' - after school controversy, Family Zone hits back

The head of Family Zone is pushing back against claims his company makes "spyware."Tim Levy's ASX-listed company got slapped with that label as controversy erupted over Birkenhead College's demand that its pupils install Family... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, ASX, Tim Levy, Birkenhead College

Gold inches down as updated Brexit deal improves risk appetite

Gold edged lower on Tuesday as appetite for risk improved after the European Commission agreed additional assurances in an updated Brexit deal, while stronger than expected U.S. data eased some fears about an economic slowdown.
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India election 2019: Did the ban on high-value banknotes work?

What impact did the sudden withdrawal of two banknotes in 2016 have?
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