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The DC to Silicon Valley pipeline: Meet the former Washington power-players who joined the ranks at tech companies like Amazon and Airbnb

In recent years, there’s been a talent pipeline from Washington, DC, to Silicon Valley. Several for Obama administration officials now work at tech companies like Airbnb and Amazon. Jay Carney, President Barack Obama’s former press secretary, is now a high-ranking Amazon employee. Tony West, a former Justice Department official, is […]
The DC to Silicon Valley pipeline: Meet the former Washington power-players who joined the ranks at tech companies like Amazon and Airbnb
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Top Amazon spokesman apologised after a tweet slamming baseball umpires as ‘overweight, diabetic, half-blind geriatrics’

Amazon‘s top spokesman, Jay Carney, apologised Wednesday for attacking Major League Baseball umpires. “What a disgrace for the @mlb,” Carney tweeted on Tuesday during Game 6 of the World Series. The entire ump crew is a bunch of overweight, diabetic, half-blind geriatrics. Bring in the machines!!” Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
Top Amazon spokesman apologised after a tweet slamming baseball umpires as ‘overweight, diabetic, half-blind geriatrics’
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Photo captures the exact moment Obama learned of the Sandy Hook shooting

Former White House photographer Pete Souza captured the moment in 2012 when President Barack Obama learned of the Sandy Hook shooting. In 2017, Souza described the powerful moment to Business Insider, reflecting on the way Obama’s energy appears to just “zap” out of his body. Friday, December 14, marks six […]
Photo captures the exact moment Obama learned of the Sandy Hook shooting
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