Google and Ascension, the nation’s second-largest health system, are drawing criticism for Project Nightingale, their plan to store detailed health records of around 50 million patients in Google’s cloud.
Rob CopelandHere come the feds! Regulators open inquiry into "Project Nightingale," secretive Google project to amass 50 million Americans' health care records.
Move follows @WSJ exposé on the project yesterday.
Google’s online-advertising engine generated more cash than ever in the third quarter, a sign of strength for the search engine giant’s flagship franchise, but profit dropped 23% from a year earlier as rising costs crimped margins.
Peter Thiel’s venture-capital firm is raising nearly $3 billion—and in a switch from the company’s usual script, much of the war chest will be poured into the swelling ranks of technology startups that have stayed private for years.
Federal regulators have ordered Google to assure employees they are allowed to speak out on political and workplace issues, as part of a settlement of formal complaints that the search giant punishes those who do just that.
The #MeToo Movement has been the beginning of a sea change for women, exposing the double standard between women and men in the workplace…
Rob CopelandGoogle's chief legal officer, David Drummond, repeatedly cheated with subordinates. He fathered a child with one, and then sent this text message: “Don’t expect me back. I’m never coming back.”
He is still chief legal officer.
The Silicon Valley unicorn, a data-analysis giant that’s inching toward an IPO, has been run like a scrappy startup, including lavish perks. CEO Alex Karp is now under pressure to remake the business, including bringing an end to what’s known inside...
The 29-year-old now running the world’s largest crypto fund says he is undeterred by recent losses. But his firm, Polychain, has shed around 40% of the $800 million it made for clients last year, and some backers grumble he refuses to change tactics.
Women run only two of the top 50 hedge funds. Instead, they tend to cluster in investor relations or marketing, positions rarely involved in important investment decisions.
Rob Copeland“The everyday reality of being at a hedge fund is to lock yourself in the fraternity basement.” This is a story about what everyone in hedge funds knows and doesn’t like to talk about.