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Microsoft's president says tech's bruising 2018 has left scars that will result in US federal regulation as early as this year

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Microsoft President Brad Smith said the tech industry is changed forever after a “watershed” 2018 when privacy became embedded into the global consciousness thanks to Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica scandal. He said new US federal privacy laws are inevitable, and could come into force as early as this year, potentially borrowing heavily from […]

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Findo announces Yva.ai early access program

At the Transform conference in Mill Valley today, Findo co-founder David Yang announced an access program for Yva, the company’s AI-driven employee analytics and performance management system. The platform is designed to analyze talent across your company in real time by accessing all your corporate communication, from personal emails to Slack messages, and requiring weekly […]

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Early Facebook investor Marc Andreessen says one of the biggest mistakes that startups make is hiring an HR leader too late

Marc Andreessen says most companies put off hiring a HR leader too long. The delay makes the company more at risk of “catastrophic failure through self-inflicted wounds,” according to Andreessen. In an interview with tech industry veteran Elad Gil for his new book “High Growth Handbook,” Andreessen says companies should hire a HR leader when […]