Tech Moves: PayScale hires legal chief; Amazon’s first Distinguished Engineer departs; and more

Kristin Boraas. (PayScale Photo) — Compensation software provider PayScale named Kristin Boraas its new general counsel, responsible for the growth of the Seattle-based startup’s legal department. Boraas spent more than five years in Tableau’s corporate legal department, most recently as senior director. She previously was senior corporate counsel at Expedia. “PayScale is a values-driven company with a clear vision for helping businesses achieve fair and informed pay practices. I’m excited to join the dedicated leadership team to drive this vision forward as the company continues to grow and evolve,” Boraas said. — Peter Vosshall, Amazon’s first Distinguished Engineer, departed the Seattle tech giant after more than 21 years. Vosshall is… Read More

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Dead by Daylight New Killer: Teases, Rumors, Leaks & More

We’re gearing up for a release of another chapter, number 15, to be exact, in Dead by Daylight, which means a new survivor, killer, and set of perks is just on the horizon. BHVR has already released the killer’s first teaser, which means we’re not far from the official debut of the new chapter. This is always an exciting time for the game as it means there’s plenty of new content for players to dive into. The teasers also get the community talking as they work to figure out just who the next killer is. Let’s take a look at everything that’s out there currently, starting with the teasers. Dead… Read More

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SpaceX making rocket landings mundane with 50th attempt Monday

Enlarge / SpaceX launched its first batch of operational Starlink satellites in November. (credit: Trevor Mahlmann) SpaceX is readying a Falcon 9 rocket for the launch of 60 more Starlink satellites on Monday morning. If successful, the mission will bring the total number of satellites in its low-earth orbit Internet constellation to nearly 300. But what is perhaps most remarkable about Monday’s launch is that the company has made rocket launches and landings almost, dare we say, mundane? Only a little more than four years have passed since SpaceX first landed a rocket along the Florida coast, and less than that since its first drone ship landing. As of Monday,… Read More

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The top 20 most popular travel destinations on Instagram for people who travel and live in camper vans

Australia-based insurance company Budget Direct has compiled a list of the most popular locations in the world for van lifers based off of data from Instagram. #VanLife has been hashtagged 6.6 million times and #VanLifeDiaries almost 1.3 million times on Instagram alone. Vancouver, British Columbia is the most popular destination and California is the most popular US state. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. In recent years, “van life” has been growing in popularity — a trend that can be seen most prominently on Instagram. Australia-based insurance company Budget Direct has compiled a list of the most popular destinations for the nomadic van-based travelers by using data from the… Read More

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Warren Buffett sold more than $800 million worth of Apple stock last quarter

Warren Buffett sold more than $800 million in Apple stock last quarter, new SEC filings show. The Berkshire Hathaway CEO is Apple’s biggest shareholder with a 5.4% stake worth $72 billion. Buffett’s lieutenants may have sold the shares to free up cash to invest in Kroger and Biogen. Apple stock has skyrocketed 90% in the past year. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Warren Buffett sold more than $800 million worth of Apple stock last quarter, according to SEC filings published on Friday. That might seem like a massive sale, but it’s closer to a rounding error for the billionaire investor and Berkshire Hathaway CEO. Berkshire is Apple’s biggest… Read More

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