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  1. Same-day delivery provider's expansion may help retailers combat AmazonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Deliv, a same-day delivery startup based in Menlo Park, California, announced today that it is expanding to 14 new markets, according to a press release seen by BI Intelligence. It will now offer its services in 33 markets, nearly doubling its footprint to more than 1,400 cities across the US.

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  2. Facebook's cafeteria workers are demanding higher pay because they...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Over 500 cafeteria workers at Facebook's Menlo Park, California headquarters have unionized and are demanding higher wages because they can't afford to live in Silicon Valley. The workers are employed by Flagship Facility Services, one of the contractors that Facebook uses to fill positions for roles like janitors and security personnel.

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  3. A judge threw out a lawsuit alleging Facebook tracks logged out users ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A U.S. judge has dismissed nationwide litigation accusing Facebook of tracking users' internet activity even after they logged out of the social media website. In a decision late on Friday, U.S. District Judge Edward Davila in San Jose, California said the plaintiffs failed to show they had a reasonable expectation of privacy, or that they suffered any "realistic" economic harm or loss.

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  4. 12 modest but insanely expensive homes for sale in Silicon ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    In Silicon Valley, the more suburban area south of San Francisco, house-hunters find a confluence of a mild climate, a strong economy with high-paying jobs, and a tech sector unlike any in the world. The environment attracts a competitive housing marke.

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  5. Facebook is reportedly about to open its first office in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Facebook is planning to open its first office in San Francisco, according to a Bloomberg report citing a person familiar with the matter. The social media giant is reportedly planning to move up to 100 Instagram staff into the new 181 Fremont skyscraper in the South of Market district.

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  6. Inside Facebook's plan to eat another $350 billion IT marketRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    On an ordinary work day in mid-2016, a handful of Facebook engineers were sitting on the couches in a corner of the company's Menlo Park, California, headquarters when one of them tossed out a wacky idea. "It can't be so difficult to build our own system," the engineer said, referring to the telecom equipment that sends data across cables and wireless networks, and which the engineer suspected could be made to operate faster and cheaper than the pricey equipment sold by big vendors like Nortel, Huawei, Ericsson, Cisco or Juniper Networks.

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  7. Ann Coulter was a no-show at a UC Berkeley protest in her honorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The conservative pundit's canceled appearance at the University of California, Berkeley drew hundreds of her supporters to a downtown park Thursday, many of them dressed in flak jackets, ballistic helmets adorned with pro-Donald Trump stickers and other protective gear in anticipation of violence. supporters and opponents, largely because of a significant police presence and the fact that members of an extremist left-wing group did not show up to provoke clashes.

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  8. Court rejects Facebook's request to withhold hundreds of accounts from fraud investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    New York state's highest court on Tuesday rejected Facebook's challenge to 381 search warrants to uncover suspected widespread Social Security disability fraud by its customers. By a 5-1 vote, the Court of Appeals said it lacked jurisdiction to hear Facebook's appeal over warrants obtained by the office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. The decision is a defeat for internet privacy advocates such as the New York Civil Liberties Union and the Electronic Frontier Foundation, as well as technology and social media companies including Apple, Google, Microsoft and Twitter that supported Facebook's appeal.

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  9. The most successful people I know all ask the same 4-word questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    California has its share of famous streets: Sunset Strip, Rodeo Drive, Hollywood Boulevard. But for entrepreneurs, the most famous is Sand Hill Road.

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  10. How to crush a job interview at FacebookRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    But if you've set your sights on a big-name company with a selective hiring process like Facebook, the whole thing can seem rather overwhelming, maybe even impossible. Luckily, Business Insider recently spoke to Facebook global head of recruiting Miranda Kalinowski and VP of people Lori Goler to get a better sense of what it's like to interview at the Menlo Park, California-based company.

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  11. Here's what to expect when you interview at Facebook - and how to blow them awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    But if you've set your sights on a big-name company with a selective hiring process like Facebook, the whole thing can seem rather overwhelming, maybe even impossible. Luckily, Business Insider recently spoke to Facebook global head of recruiting Miranda Kalinowski and VP of people Lori Goler to get a better sense of what it's like to interview at the Menlo Park, California-based company.

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  12. How Snapchat's first investor found Snapchat when it had less than 100,000 usersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Jeremy Liew is a partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners who found hot startups like Snapchat and Whisper before everyone else. Snapchat just filed its paperwork to go public.

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  13. For $8,000, this startup will fill your veins with the blood of young peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Just off a winding highway along the Pacific coast in Monterey, California, is a private clinic where people can pay $8,000 to have their veins pumped with blood plasma from teenagers and young adults. Jesse Karmazin is the entrepreneur who made the practice possible, by launching a clinical trial on the potential of "young blood" through his startup Ambrosia .

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  14. A Facebook executive says fasting for 15 hours a day changed his life - here's his daily routineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    In 2014, Dan Zigmond, director of analytics at Facebook, lost more than 20 pounds in less than a year. He didn't track steps or count calories.

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  15. A look inside Facebook's New York office, where employees of the $280 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A look inside Facebook's New York office, where employees of the $280 billion company enjoy virtual reality games and an in-house pastry chef Known for its incredible perks , impressive salaries , and great corporate culture , Facebook is one of the world's most desirable places to work. The Menlo Park, California-based tech giant consistently earns top spots on rankings like Business Insider's annual " best companies to work for ," Glassdoor's " best places to work ," and LinkedIn's " top attractors ," among many others.

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  16. A look inside Facebook's New York office, where employees of the $280 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A look inside Facebook's New York office, where employees of the $280 billion company enjoy virtual reality games and an in-house pastry chef Known for its incredible perks , impressive salaries , and great corporate culture , Facebook is one of the world's most desirable places to work. The Menlo Park, California-based tech giant consistently earns top spots on rankings like Business Insider's annual " best companies to work for ," Glassdoor's " best places to work ," and LinkedIn's " top attractors ," among many others.

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