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A brief history of Uber’s bumpy road to an IPO

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It’s been nine years since UberCab made its first appearance on the WordPress pages of this website. In the ensuing years, the startup has grown from an upstart looking to upend the taxi cab cartels, to a juggernaut that has its hands in every form of transportation and logistics service it can think of. In […]

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#DrewStrong: Mass. Student Wounded in NC Shooting Is ‘Stable,’ Family Says

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The Massachusetts native wounded last week in the shooting at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is improving while receiving big-name well-wishers at his hospital bedside. Twenty-year-old Drew Pescaro, formerly of Rutland, was one of six people shot April 30 by former UNC student Trystan Andrew Terrel, 22. Twenty-one-year-old Riley Howell, of Waynesville, and 19-year-old Ellis […]

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GitHub gets a package registry

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GitHub today announced the launch of a limited beta of the GitHub Package Registry, its new package management service that lets developers publish public and private packages next to their source code. To be clear, GitHub isn’t launching a competitor to tools like npm or RubyGems. What the company is launching, however, is a service […]