Google begins testing Bulletin app, allows anyone to share hyperlocal news

Google is testing out a new app called Bulletin, that allows users to contribute hyperlocal stories about their community straight from a smartphone. Bulletin aims to give users a platform to easily post stories about what’s happening around them.

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Tesla boss Elon Musk pursues his most unlikely goal yet: a $55bn bonus

Some say the firm is already overvalued at $60bn. But its founder’s vision is now truly ambitious

Racy valuations for loss-making businesses are nothing new to hard-nosed Wall Street types. The dotcom boom of the late 1990s and early 2000s made a fortune for the brave souls who backed a plethora of small start-ups that are now giants of the stock market, such as Apple, Amazon and Facebook. Plenty also lost their shirts with punts on the “next big thing”.

Elon Musk knows more than most about this tricky game of risk and reward. The entrepreneur founded and sold software company Zip2 for $305m to Compaq; he also established online payment giant PayPal, which was sold to eBay for $1.5bn.

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Ex-Googler quits, claims Google can no longer innovate. Here’s why.

Steve Yegge, a blogger and programmer who recently quit his job at Google, recently made some waves with a blog post criticizing Google as an ‘arrogant’ company that can no longer innovate. He raises some good points — has Google lost its way because it’s more focused on the competition than customers?

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