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Capital Gains: New BBQ, robots in schools & DeJoria's day
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Capital Gains: New BBQ, robots in schools & DeJoria's day

Each week on page 3 of our weekly edition, we summarize some of the news, talk and speculation rolling through this hot economy. Here's what caught...

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San Francisco to weigh IPO tax – more revenue for services or job killer?
News 5 months ago
San Francisco to weigh IPO tax – more revenue for services or job killer?

San Francisco startups stampeding to the IPO gate, as well as privately held companies, may face a higher payroll tax rate if San Francisco Board...

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San Francisco to weigh 'IPO tax' on tech startups as Uber gets ready to go public
News 5 months ago
San Francisco to weigh 'IPO tax' on tech startups as Uber gets ready to go public

San Francisco startups stampeding to the IPO gate, as well as privately held companies, may face a higher payroll tax rate if San Francisco Board...

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Facebook purchases additional land in Los Lunas
News 5 months ago
Facebook purchases additional land in Los Lunas

Facebook's presence in Los Lunas has expanded by 400 acres. Ralph Mims, Los Lunas economic development manager, announced the purchase of the...

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Sources: Amazon will buy big Bellevue development site Tuesday
News 5 months ago
Sources: Amazon will buy big Bellevue development site Tuesday

Amazon.com on Tuesday will close on the sale of The Bellevue Corporate Plaza, 600 108th Ave. N. E. The seller, Equity Commonwealth, was planning a...

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Exclusive first look: Inside HPE's new San Jose headquarters, a mix of clean lines and relics from its past
News 5 months ago
Exclusive first look: Inside HPE's new San Jose headquarters, a mix of clean lines and relics from its past

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. is settling into its new 220,000-square-foot headquarters at America Center, an office park in San Jose's Alviso...

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This Instacart competitor is using AI to minimize food waste — and donates the rest
News 5 months ago
This Instacart competitor is using AI to minimize food waste — and donates the rest

Farmstead's distribution hub in San Francisco's Mission District bustles with the assembly of fresh grocery orders placed in reusable bags and then...

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Still sizzling: Vulcan, others move ahead on big South Lake Union projects
News 5 months ago
Still sizzling: Vulcan, others move ahead on big South Lake Union projects

Gemdale USA is proposing this 29-story mixed-use apartment tower at 222 Dexter Ave. N. in Seattle's South Lake Union district. The plan calls for...

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Business community participates in Big Table discussions around Pittsburgh
News 5 months ago
Business community participates in Big Table discussions around Pittsburgh

A group of 10 Pittsburghers shared lunch around a table at the Comcast Corporation (NYSE: CCZ) facility in McKees Rocks Wednesday and talked about...

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Glass encased stairway will run entire length of Seattle skyscraper
News 5 months ago
Glass encased stairway will run entire length of Seattle skyscraper

Real estate development company Urban Visions has added health and wellness features a unique features to an updated the design of the Net, a 36...

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Nashville's boom, and renewable energy, power new data center near Beretta
News 5 months ago
Nashville's boom, and renewable energy, power new data center near Beretta

Jordan Milman built his career on Wall Street, including a role at Deutsche Bank alongside a subprime mortgage trader made famous in Michael Lewis'...

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Amazon acquires robotics startup Canvas Technology to automate warehouses (Video)
News 5 months ago
Amazon acquires robotics startup Canvas Technology to automate warehouses (Video)

Amazon.com Inc. has acquired a warehouses robotics startup as the Seattle-based company automates its network of fulfillment centers. Canvas...

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Capital One confirms Kendall Square expansion
News 5 months ago
Capital One confirms Kendall Square expansion

McLean, Virginia-based Capital One Financial Corp. on Thursday confirmed plans to lease 78,000 square feet in Cambridge and expand the financial...

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ICNC, Chicago’s West Side startup incubator, isn’t just another tech hub
News 5 months ago
ICNC, Chicago’s West Side startup incubator, isn’t just another tech hub

When people think of Chicago startup incubators, they often first think of 1871, the tech hub located in the epicenter of the city's business...

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Avail raises another $2.5 million to help DIY landlords
News 5 months ago
Avail raises another $2.5 million to help DIY landlords

Avail, a Chicago startup that makes software for landlords, just landed some new funding as it looks to bring its tech to more property owners....

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Poshmark’s plan to go public builds retail presence on expanding IPO stage
News 5 months ago
Poshmark’s plan to go public builds retail presence on expanding IPO stage

Racing alongside giants like Uber and Pinterest, there's another unexpected group of companies ready to sprint to the public markets: retailers....

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Cool Digs: Broadly brings West Coast style to its Fells Point office
News 5 months ago
Cool Digs: Broadly brings West Coast style to its Fells Point office

Inside Broadly.com's Fells Point office you'll find trendy decor, open workspaces and conference rooms, encouraging messages written on Post-it...

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Exclusive: SWaN & Legend founder on why he's high on East Coast companies like Custom Ink
News 5 months ago
Exclusive: SWaN & Legend founder on why he's high on East Coast companies like Custom Ink

SWaN & Legend Venture Partners LLC co-founder and venture capitalist Fred Schaufeld likes to invest in Greater Washington and other East Coast...

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Office Depot analyst: Company faces 'structural issues that may challenge' transformation
News 5 months ago
Office Depot analyst: Company faces 'structural issues that may challenge' transformation

Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. maintained its "hold" rating of Office Depot Inc. stock following the release of preliminary first quarter results,...

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Will Office Depot's big bet on tech pay off?
News 5 months ago
Will Office Depot's big bet on tech pay off?

Investors recoiled from Office Depot Inc.'s stock after the company announced an expected $15 million operating loss in the first quarter from its...

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Despite Bellevue plans, Amazon remains on track to add thousands of employees in Seattle
News 5 months ago
Despite Bellevue plans, Amazon remains on track to add thousands of employees in Seattle

Amazon's desire to move a key team to Bellevue will not affect the company's plans to have at least 55,000 employees in Seattle by 2020. The...

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ProviderTrust leases 20,000 square feet of space at Capitol View
News 5 months ago
ProviderTrust leases 20,000 square feet of space at Capitol View

Publix Super Markets Inc. and HCA Healthcare Inc. are getting a new neighbor. Nashville-based health-tech company ProviderTrust Inc. will move into...

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Amazon will attract tech companies to Crystal City, JBG Smith says
News 5 months ago
Amazon will attract tech companies to Crystal City, JBG Smith says

It's a tale of two maps. One shows Crystal City and Pentagon City's present. The other shows the Salt Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle and the ...

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UT Health San Antonio to launch TechNovum bioscience accelerator
News 5 months ago
UT Health San Antonio to launch TechNovum bioscience accelerator

Andrea Giuffrida, vice president for research at UT Health San Antonio, said TechNovum will operate as collaborative and complementary support for...

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PayPal co-founder’s fintech company scores $300 million, plans massive hiring in S.F.
News 5 months ago
PayPal co-founder’s fintech company scores $300 million, plans massive hiring in S.F.

PayPal co-founder Max Levchin's fintech Affirm landed $300 million and plans to go on a larger-than-usual hiring spree. Affirm has 580 employees...

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Raytheon, Lockheed partner on potential SENSR development plan
News 5 months ago
Raytheon, Lockheed partner on potential SENSR development plan

Technology contractors Raytheon Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp. have joined forces for an anticipated overhaul of the nation's air traffic...

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Office Depot Inc., Support.com to pay $35M to settle FTC allegations that they 'tricked' customers
News 5 months ago
Office Depot Inc., Support.com to pay $35M to settle FTC allegations that they 'tricked' customers

As part of a consent order, Office Depot agreed to pay $25 million, and California-based Support.com agreed to pay $10 million, to settle a lawsuit...

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Grubhub doubling Boston footprint on heels of $390M LevelUp acquisition
News 5 months ago
Grubhub doubling Boston footprint on heels of $390M LevelUp acquisition

Online food-ordering giant Grubhub Inc. plans to more than double its local footprint with a move to nearly 75,000 square feet at Center Plaza, a...

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JLL negotiates big new Seattle office lease for texting firm Zipwhip
News 5 months ago
JLL negotiates big new Seattle office lease for texting firm Zipwhip

Seattle-based business texting software company Zipwhip is nearly doubling the size of its office with a new 72,000-square-foot lease at Elliott...

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Real estate tech firm acquires Blackstone-backed company in South Florida
News 5 months ago
Real estate tech firm acquires Blackstone-backed company in South Florida

Aquicore, a Washington, D. C. commercial real estate software company, has acquired Entic, a Pembroke Pines-based software-as-a-service firm. Terms...

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