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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

20 Oct 2017

Alphabet's CapitalG leads Lyft's $1 billion funding round

Lyft Inc has raised $1 billion in fresh financing, the ride-services company said on Thursday, in a round led by one of Alphabet Inc's investment funds, further complicating the convoluted world of ride-hailing alliances and dealing a blow to rival Uber Technologies Inc. | Video

20 Oct 2017

SoftBank's big checks are stalling tech IPOs

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. Big cash infusions for startups from an ever-expanding group of financiers, led by SoftBank Group Corp and Middle East sovereign wealth funds, have extinguished hopes that the technology IPO market would bounce back this year.

20 Oct 2017

SoftBank's big checks are stalling tech IPOs

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. Big cash infusions for startups from an ever-expanding group of financiers, led by SoftBank Group Corp and Middle East sovereign wealth funds, have extinguished hopes that the technology IPO market would bounce back this year.

19 Oct 2017

Top startup investors see mounting 'backlash' against tech

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. Two of the technology industry's top startup investors took to the stage at a conference on Wednesday to decry the power that companies such as Facebook Inc had amassed and call for a redistribution of wealth.

19 Oct 2017

Top startup investors see mounting 'backlash' against tech

Laguna Beach, California, Oct 18 Two of the technology industry's top startup investors took to the stage at a conference on Wednesday to decry the power that companies such as Facebook Inc had amassed and call for a redistribution of wealth.

18 Oct 2017

GM's Ammann says company moving 'really quickly' on autonomous cars

Laguna Beach, Calif. After a series of acquisitions, General Motors Co has the building blocks it needs to deploy a large-scale fleet of robot cars, the automaker's president said on Tuesday.

16 Oct 2017

Pot farmer's dreams go up in smoke during California wildfires

SANTA ROSA, Calif. Andrew Lopas' plans to bring his marijuana business out of the black market with a legal, profitable and organic pot farm went up in smoke in the wildfires that have scorched Santa Rosa, California.

16 Oct 2017

Pot farmer's dreams go up in smoke during California wildfires

SANTA ROSA, Calif. Andrew Lopas' plans to bring his marijuana business out of the black market with a legal, profitable and organic pot farm went up in smoke in the wildfires that have scorched Santa Rosa, California.

16 Oct 2017

Pot farmer's dreams go up in smoke during California wildfires

SANTA ROSA, Calif. Andrew Lopas' plans to bring his marijuana business out of the black market with a legal, profitable and organic pot farm went up in smoke in the wildfires that have scorched Santa Rosa, California.

15 Oct 2017

California 'horror' fires burn on, 40 dead in one week

SANTA ROSA, Oct 15 Authorities hope weaker winds will help more than 10,000 firefighters battle the deadliest blazes in California history, which have killed at least 40 people and destroyed thousands of structures in one of the state's worst natural disasters in years.

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