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This Week in Tech: Holiday Prep Edition

We’re in the final stretch of 2019, and the holiday decorations are out and the festivities have begun. Here’s what caught our attention this week as we make the most of the remaining 20 shopping days ‘til Christmas: 404 Page Not Found Spurring a joke that nearly broke the Internet, Google’s founders and co-CEOs, Sergey…

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This Week in Tech: Privacy Edition

Fall has finally set in across San Francisco, and we’re nursing our PSLs as we brace ourselves for the onslaught of Dreamforce, which will overtake SoMa (and the whole city, TBH) next week. Here’s what caught our attention this week as we finalized schedules and briefing books: Paging Dr. Google? This week, the Wall Street…

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This Week in Tech: Fall Back Edition

With Halloween in the rearview mirror, SHIFTers are getting ready for the fall conference season, 2020 campaign planning and looking forward to our annual SHIFTgiving potluck. Here is some of the news that caught our attention this week – and don’t forget to turn your clocks back an hour on Saturday night! Twitter Bans Political…

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This Week in Tech: WeWork, Walkouts and Wheels Edition      

Fall marches on at SHIFT … this week, Boston celebrates Octoberfest, New York has Yankees fever and San Francisco is all about the 49ers. Here are a few other things that caught our attention this week: Tech Worker Walkouts Increasingly, employees at some of the world’s largest tech companies are using their collective power to…

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This Week in Tech: First Week of Fall Edition

We made it through the first full week of fall – those of us in SF have pulled our puffy vests and Patagonias from storage to brave those cold 60 degree days. Here’s some of what we’ve been reading while nursing our Pumpkin Spice Lattes: Opening the Black Box Marketplace On Wednesday, a group of…

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Friday the 13th Tech News

This Week in Tech: Friday the 13th Edition

Sure, Apple showed off new products, state attorneys general are investigating Google and WeWork may not be worth what it claimed. Here are some of other tech stories you might have missed this week: Uber’s Employer Status The California Legislature on Wednesday passed a bill known as AB-5, which will make it more difficult for…

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This Week in Tech: Summer Friday Edition

School’s back in session and we’re gearing up for our last Summer Friday*, so fall must be fast approaching. Here are a few of the stories that caught our attention this week while we wait to bust out our Patagonia vests: Startup Takes on Alexa & Siri This week, Engadget profiled Mycroft, a startup taking…

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This Week in Tech: Fogust Edition

August in San Francisco means exactly one thing: Karl the Fog makes his nearly daily appearance. Here are a few of the stories that caught our attention this week as we navigated the microclimates here at SHIFT SF: Black Hats Hit Sin City Security folks descended on Las Vegas this week for Black Hat 2019,…

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This Week in Tech: Spyware & Data Privacy Edition

Summer’s on full blast on both SHIFT coasts this week. Here are some of the stories that grabbed our attention this week while trying to keep our cool: Spyware Uncovered Researchers from mobile security provider Lookout have discovered what was described by Ars Technica as “some of the most advanced and full-featured mobile surveillanceware ever…

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This Week In Tech: Security & Privacy Edition

It’s a busy season for the tech industry’s big names … privacy and security were front and center at Facebook’s F8 developer conference and Google is giving users more control over the data it retains. These are some of the stories that our B2B tech teams have been monitoring throughout the week: Developers Get Preview…

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