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The revolution wasn't televised: The early days of YouTube – Mashable

MashableThe revolution wasn't televised: The early days of YouTubeMashableThe business they built was worth $1.6 billion for Google at the time, which let Google own the world's second largest social network and the primary purveyor of online video. Since 2006, YouTube has been as synonymous with online video as Google is to …and more »

North Portal of Fourth Tunnel on Figueroa Street under Construction, Los Angeles, 1935

Amtek Engineering says Q2 net profit soar 74% – The Straits Times

Amtek Engineering says Q2 net profit soar 74%The Straits TimesSINGAPORE – Amtek Engineering, a manufacturer of precision engineered components, recorded a 74 per cent jump in second quarter net profit to US$11.3 million on Thursday. Revenue for the three months to Dec 31 grew 60 per cent to US$263 million, …

Apple, Tesla Fighting Over Top Employees (Macrumors)

Apple and Tesla have been battling to recruit top talent from each other, according to a new report from _Bloomberg Business_. Tesla has hired at least 150 former Apple employees, more than they have from any other company.

> The company has hired at least 150 former Apple employees, more than from any other company, even carmakers. The former Apple staffers work in many areas of the 6,000-employee automaker, including engineering and law. “From a design philosophy, [Apple] is relatively closely aligned,” says Musk, Tesla’s co-founder and chief executive officer. Apple declined to comment for this story.
Former Apple employees say their decision to join Tesla was based on the company's electric cars and CEO Elon Musk, who is a similar figure to Jobs. Like Jobs, Musk pays a great deal of attention to the details of his products and is a strong, visionary leader. Musk reportedly has a soft spot for Apple and enjoys comparisons to Steve Jobs as well, one former Tesla employee tells _Bloomberg_.

Apple's influence can be felt in the 17-inch touchscreen installed in Tesla's cars as well as its retail stores, both of which had former Apple employees in key roles. High profile …

Top Tech Names Skip Obama???s Cybersecurity Summit

President Obama today convened the White House Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection, but some top tech names were missing.


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