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Why Women in Tech Might Consider Just Using Their Initials Online

blogs.wsj.com – John Greathouse – Sep 28, 11:00 AM – John Greathouse (@johngreathouse) is a partner at Rincon Venture Partners, a venture-capital firm, and previously a serial entrepreneur. Mr. Greathouse also teaches at University of California at Santa Barbara. Professional women, are you properly…
Alex RT @karaswisher: Let me just be clear as I can: This VC is a fucking idiot t.co/qoJvGGAYuC
Katrina Archer This is exactly why I DON'T use my initials. Because I SHOULDN'T HAVE TO. t.co/QCr2zA0AGF
Jacob Brody RT @stephpalmeri: Why don't we just put paper bags over our heads? White man-splaining at its best, can't believe @WSJ published this. t.co/n9SAWczkCP
Alexia Tsotsis RT @jimandelman: I am Managing Partner at Rincon Venture Partners, and I could not disagree with this more. t.co/2T0pi8zEe2 via @WSJ
Farhad Manjoo RT @jimandelman: I am Managing Partner at Rincon Venture Partners, and I could not disagree with this more. t.co/2T0pi8zEe2 via @WSJ
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usatoday.com - The Editorial Board - Don't vote for Trump: Our view

Don't vote for Trump: Our view

USATODAY.com – The Editorial Board – Sep 29 – In the 34-year history of USA TODAY, the Editorial Board has never taken sides in the presidential race. Instead, we've expressed opinions about the major issues and haven't presumed to tell our readers, who have a variety of priorities and values…
Paul Graham RT @noonanjo: Superbly written, devastating, accurate takedown of Trump. @USATODAY calls it a DISENDORSEMENT, another mold breaker t.co/U6RP0GAYgS
Brian Solis USA TODAY's Editorial Board: Trump is 'unfit for the presidency' t.co/dLgyuj7wPz via @usatoday
Ina Fried RT @anoyes: Worth noting @USATODAY's Ed Board has never taken sides in the presidential race... Trump 'unfit for the presidency' t.co/LxZs0mS4Qx
Manu Kumar RT @USATODAY: The Editorial Board has never taken sides in the presidential race. We're doing it now. t.co/v7OMLQwYTt
Dave McClure RT @sarahkendzior: USA Today makes its first-ever presidential endorsement: #NeverTrump t.co/wOyuGObgLK t.co/5rCLlMRYbS
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Beyoncé becomes a tech startup investor

TechCrunch Josh Constine (@JoshConstine) – Sep 29 – Joining celebrity investors like Snoop Dogg, Ashton Kutcher, and Justin Bieber, Queen Bey is bringing her supreme business skills to the tech world. Beyoncé and the management company she started called Parkwood Entertainment have invested…
Taylor Lorenz She already was a tech startup investor and I wrote about it last year and talked abt it on Good Morning America t.co/RM84Cewb4f
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Employees at Trump's California golf course say he wanted to fire women who weren't pretty enough

latimes.com – Matt Pearce – Donald Trump wanted only the pretty ones, his employees said. After the Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes opened for play in 2005, its world-famous owner didn't stop by more than a few times a year to visit the course hugging the…
Arguably Margarita RT @jessica_roy: 'Mr. Trump doesn't like fat people': Managers at CA golf course hid less attractive employees from him, docs show: t.co/pqH1xWQU5c
John Biggs RT @steveweinstein: Employees at Trump's California golf course say he wanted to fire women who weren't pretty enough t.co/165iK7Skj0 via @nuzzel
Ina Fried RT @lizmeriwether: 'Fat' employees were hidden from Trump so he wouldn't have them fired, LA Times reports: t.co/nfaefVE5Ey
Alex RT @lizmeriwether: 'Fat' employees were hidden from Trump so he wouldn't have them fired, LA Times reports: t.co/nfaefVE5Ey
Heather Kelly 🦁 RT @lizmeriwether: 'Fat' employees were hidden from Trump so he wouldn't have them fired, LA Times reports: t.co/nfaefVE5Ey
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Google rebrands its business apps as G Suite, launches Team Drive & upgrades apps

TechCrunch Sarah Perez (@sarahintampa) – Sep 29 – Google announced today that its now ten-year old service Google Apps for Work (formerly Google Apps for Your Domain), is getting rebranded yet again. This time around, the company will call it “ G Suite.” Sounds more hip, right?
stacy-marie ishmael 'a third of Sheets users doesn't understand how formulas work.' 1) how'd they figure that 2) what is it for excel t.co/kbaadXBeF9
Techmeme Chatter RT @panzer: Man, I remember the good old days rolling deep bumping G-Suite t.co/ibkWTMHV4K
Matthew Panzarino Man, I remember the good old days rolling deep bumping G-Suite t.co/ibkWTMHV4K
Neesha Tambe RT @TechCrunch: Google rebrands its business apps as G Suite, launches Team Drive & upgrades apps t.co/T4nMaIHwnb by @sarahintampa
Sarah Perez RT @Techmeme: Google rebrands its business apps as G Suite, launches Team Drive & upgrades apps t.co/16hnqcR1TX t.co/QevtzpqrDn
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Free stock trade app Robinhood monetizes with $10/month for 2X credit

TechCrunch Josh Constine (@JoshConstine) – Sep 29 – Robinhood says it will never charge commissions to trade stocks, but the $66 million-funded startup is finally ramping up monetization with the launch of “Robinhood Gold” premium features. For $10 per month, users can skip the…
Josh Constine With my mind on my money and my money on this app t.co/VQQEajUKuW
Techmeme Chatter RT @JoshConstine: 3 years and $66M later, Robinhood gets serious about monetizing zero-commission stock trading. Web version is coming t.co/dGeCAWqlEf
Techmeme Robinhood launches Gold, a $10/month set of features including ability to buy on credit t.co/uKDVyKU1zd t.co/F7Orn2GVJE
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'Call Your Girlfriend' co-host Aminatou Sow: I started podcasting because men told me I couldn't

recode.net – Eric Johnson – Sep 29, 3:30 AM – If you want to get Aminatou Sow * to do something, just tell her she can't. 'We were told by a man that women don't make podcasts,' Sow said on the latest episode of Recode Media with Peter Kafka. 'Nothing motivates me faster than telling me that…
Kara Swisher RT @Recode: '@callyrgf ' co-host @aminatou: I started podcasting because men told me I couldn't. t.co/YbIWSS2stZ
Dan Frommer RT @JMBooyah: 'Call Your Girlfriend' co-host Aminatou Sow: I started podcasting because men told me I couldn't t.co/TICbDIH8mn via @Recode
Maya Kosoff RT @awesomechoi: "Venture capital is welfare for white people" -- @aminatou I'm dead you've killed me. t.co/8u6sr7O4Fc @pkafka @mashupamerican
Edmund Lee RT @awesomechoi: "Venture capital is welfare for white people" -- @aminatou I'm dead you've killed me. t.co/8u6sr7O4Fc @pkafka @mashupamerican
Edmund Lee RT @pkafka: I got to talk to the excellent @aminatou, who told me how to make a hit podcast. t.co/X2mkCtLue9
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AOL's Innovative Card-Based Email Service, Alto, Comes To iOS And Android

fastcompany.com – Sep 29, 8:00 AM – Three years ago, AOL released a Pinterest-like platform for desktop email called Alto, which Co.Design hailed as 'email's next UI paradigm.' Alto has kept a low profile since then, as its developers refined the desktop product with a small group of…
Techmeme Chatter RT @chrismessina: How many times will AOL relaunch Alto? Seriously. t.co/7WyRvIPdor
𐄥Chris Messina𐄮 How many times will AOL relaunch Alto? Seriously. t.co/7WyRvIPdor
Natt การุณรังษีวงศ์ Still have the OG 2012 test flight Alto shirt, wore just last week! t.co/spNGPgvYiI
Techmeme AOL launches Alto, an email app that shows relevant info in a dashboard, on iOS and Android t.co/gjOS2nWT8Z t.co/ICKiAx9fWW
Harry McCracken Interesting to see that AOL is still investing in Alto, its clever email app. (I wasn't positive it still existed.) t.co/39OpiiI9bp
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Gage's Take: Confessions of a Veteran Tech Reporter

wsj.com – Deborah Gage – Sep 29, 4:30 AM – To read the full story, Join Now or Sign In This is the kind of news coverage and analysis you can access exclusively as a WSJ Pro Member.
Tomio Geron Confessions of a Veteran Tech Reporter t.co/3eiQOZ4U3r - via @deborahgage - fair, smart, tough, generous
BEWARE: Ed Zitron RT @ScottMAustin: Big congrats to @deborahgage on a fantastic 22-year career of tech reporting. Proud to have hired her 6 years ago. t.co/eXzcPCHUOe
Cat Zakrzewski Congratulations to @deborahgage on her retirement. Read her reflection on 22 years of tech reporting t.co/lwy2NCqWSx
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Shoppers are preparing to boycott Instacart over elimination of tips

TechCrunch Sarah Perez (@sarahintampa) – Sep 29 – Online grocery service Instacart is facing a boycott from shoppers who are unhappy about the company's decision to eliminate tips in favor of raising guaranteed delivery rates. Although Instacart positioned the move as a way to smooth out the…
Haje Jan Kamps RT @meganrosedickey: Shoppers are preparing to boycott Instacart over elimination of tips t.co/P24NIdjomH via @techcrunch
Sarah Buhr RT @meganrosedickey: Shoppers are preparing to boycott Instacart over elimination of tips t.co/P24NIdjomH via @techcrunch
Megan Rose Dickey Shoppers are preparing to boycott Instacart over elimination of tips t.co/P24NIdjomH via @techcrunch
Sarah Perez Shoppers are preparing to boycott Instacart over elimination of tips: t.co/WMKtbGnugU
TechCrunch Shoppers are preparing to boycott Instacart over elimination of tips t.co/wOdEAMaiST by @sarahintampa