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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.

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16 Dec 2017

Uber should have given court an ex-employee's letter about 'fraud and theft' in Waymo case

SAN FRANCISCO Ride hailing company Uber was obligated to turn over to a U.S. federal judge a letter from a former employee that told of the company's "fraud and theft" and mentioned evidence of stolen trade secrets nailed "like a scalp" to the wall, a court official said Friday.

15 Dec 2017

Uber investor departs venture firm amid harassment claims

SAN FRANCISCO Silicon Valley investor Shervin Pishevar, known for his early bet on Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL], said on Thursday that he would sever ties with his venture capital company, Sherpa Capital, after being accused of sexual misconduct.

15 Dec 2017

Uber investor departs venture firm amid harassment claims

SAN FRANCISCO Silicon Valley investor Shervin Pishevar, known for his early bet on Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL], said on Thursday that he would sever ties with his venture capital company, Sherpa Capital, after being accused of sexual misconduct.

13 Dec 2017

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dies at 65: mayor's office

SAN FRANCISCO San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, a champion for the technology sector and former civil rights attorney who sued the city on behalf of tenants and would go on to lead as its first Chinese American mayor, died early on Tuesday, officials said. | Video

11 Dec 2017

Lending startup Affirm valued at $1.8 billion in latest financing round

SAN FRANCISCO Silicon Valley lending startup Affirm said on Monday it has raised $200 million in a fresh round of funding, boosting prospects as the firm aims to go after the market for millennial shoppers needing loans.

09 Dec 2017

Uber agrees to settle U.S. lawsuit filed by India rape victim

SAN FRANCISCO Uber Technologies Inc and a woman who accused top executives of improperly obtaining her medical records after a company driver raped her in India have agreed to settle a civil lawsuit the woman filed against Uber in June, according to a U.S. federal court filing on Friday.

08 Dec 2017

Exclusive: Uber's Chinese rival Didi Chuxing to enter Mexico next year - sources

MEXICO CITY/SAN FRANCISCO Didi Chuxing, China's ride-hailing behemoth, plans to expand into Mexico next year, intensifying its global rivalry with Uber, according to two sources familiar with the plans.

06 Dec 2017

Farming startup Indigo raises $203 million with help from Dubai fund

SAN FRANCISCO Farming technology startup Indigo has raised more than $200 million from investors to fund its efforts to reform how crops including wheat, soybeans, cotton and corn are grown around the world.

06 Dec 2017

Uber investor Pishevar takes leave of absence amid misconduct claims

SAN FRANCISCO Silicon Valley investor Shervin Pishevar, known for his early bet on Uber, said on Tuesday he was taking a leave of absence from his venture capital firm and the startup he co-founded to fight allegations of sexual harassment.

06 Dec 2017

Uber investor Pishevar takes leave of absence amid misconduct claims

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 5 Silicon Valley investor Shervin Pishevar, known for his early bet on Uber, said on Tuesday he was taking a leave of absence from his venture capital firm and the startup he co-founded to fight allegations of sexual harassment.

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