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This Week in Tech: Tough times for Libra

It’s Friday – time to read about all the tech news you may have missed throughout the week. Here’s what we’ve been keeping an eye on: Trouble for Libra I wrote about the introduction of Libra back in June – Facebook’s planned cryptocurrency that has received it’s fair share of criticism. Well, it had a…

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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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This Week in Tech: CEO Shuffle Edition

If you’re a CEO, this summer may have had you sweating in your corner office. In fact, in August U.S-based companies announced 159 CEO changes, a 28-percent increase over July and the most ever in a month. Through August, over 1,000 U.S. CEOs had stepped down, more than the same point in 2008 when we…

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This Week in Tech: Amazon takes on climate change

Happy Friday, everyone. Do you like tech news, but worried that you may have missed something throughout your busy week? Don’t worry – you’ve come to the right place. Here are the biggest stories in technology that our B2B PR teams have been monitoring. Amazon tackles climate change On Thursday, Jeff Bezos laid out a…

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AVENIR GLOBAL makes a change at SHIFT

Industry veteran Rick Murray takes over as Managing Partner Rick Murray, a PR industry veteran with 20+ years of agency leadership experience in the U.S. and Canada, has been appointed Managing Partner of Boston-based SHIFT Communications. SHIFT part of AVENIR GLOBAL, a privately-held agency network based in Montreal which also owns NATIONAL Public Relations. Murray…

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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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A “Super Pumped” Blog Post

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the San Francisco launch of Super Pumped, written by New York Times reporter Mike Isaac and hosted by The Verge’s Casey Newton. As an avid fan of Silicon Valley tech stories, the Booksmith, a bookstore in the historical Haight neighborhood that held the event, was the place…

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This Week in Tech: Jack gets hacked, and more cybersecurity news

It’s the Friday after Labor Day. If you’re still whirling from the holiday weekend, short week at work and start of the NFL season, you may have missed some big-time tech news. But it’s okay – we have you covered. Here are the most trendy-worthy stories that our B2B PR teams have been monitoring. Jack…

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This Week in Tech: International Edition

It’s the final days of August and SHIFTers are digging up their passports and heading everywhere from Cabo to Paris, which has us thinking outside of the U.S. Here are some of the international stories that got SHIFTers talking this week: All About India Many U.S. businesses have recently turned their eyes towards India. With…

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A Toast to the End of Summer (Fridays)

Labor Day weekend is almost upon us, and that means that one of SHIFT’s most beloved perks—Summer Fridays—is coming to an end. What are Summer Fridays? Well, every year between Memorial Day and Labor Day, SHIFTers can leave at 3 PM to take advantage of all that summer has to offer. Pretty sweet, right?! What…

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