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Shyp runs aground, startup suspends operations in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York

San Francisco-based startup Shyp is suspending its operations in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York as it focuses in on achieving profitability on its home turf, the CEO wrote in a blog post Thursday. The shipping [Read entire story]

Exclusive: S.F.’s tech talent lead narrows as other cities gain ground

The Bay Area remains the leader in the tech talent market, but its advantage is narrowing as other cities around the country are on the rise. [Read entire story]

HR tech company Lever raises $30 million to double its staff size

San Francisco-based HR tech company Lever raised $30 million and plans to double its staff size in the next year as it ramps up its research and development. [Read entire story]

Bay Area company targets its competitors in lawsuit trying to eliminate non-compete clauses

Pleasanton-based Veeva Systems has sued three competitors with the goal of bringing down non-compete clauses. The company has grappled with all three competitors before — in lawsuits they brought against Veeva. [Read entire story]

Exclusive: Salesforce exec swings to SurveyMonkey as it adds new data analysis products

SurveyMonkey is bringing on a former Salesforce lead data scientist as it branches out into more data analysis. [Read entire story]

What companies need to know about cyber insurance

As the number of cyber threats increases, the cyberinsurance industry has grown by billions of dollars [Read entire story]

Would more diversity among venture capitalists help end tech’s harassment problem?

As more people step forward with accounts about harassment and discrimination they’ve faced in the tech sector, attention is turning to how to fix the problem — and changing venture capital, some suggest, would be a [Read entire story]

CEO shares how his company survived dot-com bubble and the Great Recession

Sharat Sharan has had to adapt his company to changing circumstances a few times, but each time ON24 manages to endure. [Read entire story]

Soundcloud closes S.F. offices as it slashes 40% of roster in bid for profitability

Music streaming service SoundCloud is closing its San Francisco office as it cuts 173 jobs to focus on “long-term” success. The company’s employees will be consolidated into its Berlin and New York offices, [Read entire story]

Soundcloud closes S.F. offices as it slashes 40% of roster in bid for profitability

Music streaming service SoundCloud is closing its San Francisco office as it cuts 173 jobs to focus on “long-term” success. The company’s employees will be consolidated into its Berlin and New York offices, [Read entire story]

Dropbox explores going public this year as it shifts to business focus

San Francisco-based Dropbox is reportedly seeking underwriters for an initial public offering sometime this year. “Dropbox will begin interviewing investment banks in the coming weeks,” Reuters reported, citing [Read entire story]

Here’s why the CEO of this expanding pizza-delivery startup says automation isn’t everything

In the heart of Silicon Valley, where automation is often talked about as the future of food delivery, one startup says it is relying on the human touch to make it stand out among the competition. That’s what drew [Read entire story]

San Francisco startup raises $34 million for hardware that helps drive autonomous vehicles

This San Francisco startup raised $34 million for its GPS hardware that helps drive autonomous vehicles. [Read entire story]

Exclusive: Here’s how Salesforce is expanding the jobs pipeline for women in tech

Salesforce is aiming to expand the jobs pipeline for women in tech by partnering with Girl Develop It. [Read entire story]

Here are the five investors who forced Kalanick to quit Uber

After six months of one major misstep after another at ride-hailing giant Uber, it was the ire of the tech company’s board that finally ousted co-founder and CEO Travis Kalanick. Kalanick resigned Tuesday as CEO but [Read entire story]

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns amid investor pressure

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has resigned amid investor calls for new leadership at the embattled ride-hailing company. His departure "came under pressure after hours of drama involving Uber’s investors," the New York [Read entire story]

Autodesk’s chief marketing officer steps in to fill CEO role

Software maker Autodesk has a new CEO after its longtime head Carl Bass stepped down in February — and it is losing one interim co-CEO who didn’t get the job. Andrew Anagnost, who was interim co-chief executive [Read entire story]

What’s ahead for Uber’s brand?

How will the ride-hailing titan shift to Uber 2.0 and repair its brand? [Read entire story]

A timeline of Uber’s bumpy ride

News that the co-founder and CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber will take an indefinite leave of absence is the latest in a stretch of incidents roiling the company, but it's not the first time Uber has gone through months [Read entire story]

Uber CEO takes indefinite leave of absence as workplace report is released

Uber co-founder and CEO Travis Kalanick is taking an indefinite leave of absence from the embattled ride-hailing company, which is dealing Tuesday with the recommendations of an investigation into its workplace [Read entire story]