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Technology Insider

Jul 9, 2014

This Week's Top Story

This Week's Top Story - Wall Street's Lessons for Tinder and the Rest of Silicon Valley

Deja Vu

Wall Street's Lessons for Tinder and the Rest of Silicon Valley

The tech industry's workplace behavior issues look similar to those of finance a generation ago

More Top Stories

For Lazy Tipplers, There's an Uber of Alcohol

Saucey, in Los Angeles, will pick up a bottle of your favorite booze and deliver, with extras if you need them

Samsung Finds It Costly to Keep Up with China

As China brands pressure smartphone prices, Samsung’s operating profit fell 24 percent in a third consecutive quarter of declining profits

IBM's Quest to Make Selling Chocolate Seem Difficult

A TV ad hails IBM's software solution for Lindt & Sprüngli as a sweet triumph

Charge Those Devices: U.S. Security Threat Leads to a Ban on Dead Phones

A Department of Homeland Security terror directive has British Airways and Virgin Atlantic bar passengers bearing uncharged devices

The Quest to Build the World's Fastest Bike

Cameron Robertson and Todd Reichert have an unusual design in carbon fiber composite

A Spanish Wi-Fi Star Implodes, Admitting Its Financial Reports Were Faked

Let's Gowex, a Madrid-based Wi-Fi hotspot provider, filed for insolvency after its chief executive admitted filing fake financial accounts

Chinese Cities Deploy Useless Water 'Cannons' Against Smog

The devices shoot water into the air, presumably to soak pollution particles and cause them to fall

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This week in Technology Insider

For close watchers of ascendant, powerful industries and their problems dealing equitably with female employees, the lawsuit filed last week against tech startup Tinder caused an eerie sense of déjà vu. The closest parallel can be found on Wall Street, an industry that Silicon Valley finds itself being compared to more and more these days—and not in a flattering way.


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