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The New York Times, which bought the Boston Globe for $1.1 billion 20 years ago, is now accepting bids for the company.

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The New York Times, which bought the Boston Globe for $1.1 billion 20 years ago, is now accepting bids for the company.

A $100 Million Bid for the Boston Globe May Not Exactly Be $100 Million

The New York Times Co., which put the Boston Globe up for sale in February, is expecting bids in the range of $100 million today, a tidy sum for a shrinking business. But $100 million may not exactly be $100...

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Lyft, which offers ride sharing in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle and Chicago, helps arrange more than 30,000 rides per week.

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Lyft, which offers ride sharing in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle and Chicago, helps arrange more than 30,000 rides per week.

Andreessen Backs Lyft Ride Sharing With $60M Investment

Lyft Inc., a service for connecting drivers to ride-seekers via smartphone software, has raised $60 million from venture firms led by Andreessen Horowitz LLC as it seeks to almost double its staff and take on rivals. Lyft, which competes with Side.Cr LLC and...

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An example of Tableau's chart-making ability, a Web Traffic Trends Dashboard.

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An example of Tableau's chart-making ability, a Web Traffic Trends Dashboard.

Chart This: NEA’s Investment Return on Tableau — 3,000%

For New Enterprise Associates, its investment return on Tableau Software was — fittingly — off the charts. NEA’s $29.2 million stake in the digital chart provider, which made its stock market debut today, was valued at more than $925 million...

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Twitter's IPO has been a source of speculation, but co-founder Dorsey says it's not on Twitter executives' minds.

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Twitter's IPO has been a source of speculation, but co-founder Dorsey says it's not on Twitter executives' minds.

Twitter Co-Founder Dorsey ‘Not Even Thinking’ About IPO

Twitter’s initial public offering could be the biggest for a consumer web company since Facebook. But executives have so far declined to say when it might happen, and co-founder Jack Dorsey said the company is “not even thinking about it”...

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The logo for SFR, a mobile-phone unit of Vivendi SA, sits on a giant display screen at one of the company's stores in Paris, France.

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The logo for SFR, a mobile-phone unit of Vivendi SA, sits on a giant display screen at one of the company's stores in Paris, France.

Vivendi Goes Back to Future With SFR Spinoff Plan

In its unlikely transformation from a regional water utility into Europe’s biggest telecom and media conglomerate, Vivendi has ridden a lot of corporate trends. It may be on the verge of adding another to the list: the spinoff. Vivendi is...

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Matt Mickiewicz left 99designs to start DeveloperAuction, an online marketplace that matches engineers and employers.

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Matt Mickiewicz left 99designs to start DeveloperAuction, an online marketplace that matches engineers and employers.

How Donuts Gave Rise to Site Where Employers Can Bid on Engineers

As co-founder of web startup 99designs, Matt Mickiewicz relied on 30 recruiters to find engineering talent for his company in the hyper-competitive market of San Francisco. Results were so poor that when one finally got a prospect hired, the recruiter...

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