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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

Feb 14 2018

Venture firm Norwest raises $1.5 billion fund, its largest ever

SAN FRANCISCO Silicon Valley firm Norwest Venture Partners has raised its largest fund to date, a $1.5 billion pool of money, joining a wave of record fundraising as venture firms jockey for deals in the competitive field of startup investing.

Feb 13 2018

Airbnb's 'Experiences' business on track for 1 million bookings, profitability

SAN FRANCISCO Airbnb Inc's year-old tours and activities business is booking tens of thousands of travelers every month and is likely to be profitable late next year, the company said on Tuesday, highlighting success in its efforts to grow beyond renting rooms and homes.

Feb 12 2018

Grocery delivery startup Instacart raises $200 million and prepares to battle Amazon

SAN FRANCISCO Grocery delivery service Instacart has raised $200 million in fresh funding, the company said on Monday, boosting its valuation and providing new resources for the startup to compete against heavyweight Amazon.com Inc.

Feb 09 2018

Uber rejected $500 million settlement with Waymo earlier this week

SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc's Waymo early this week proposed a settlement deal with Uber Technologies Inc in which Uber would pay $500 million (362.14 million pounds) in equity to resolve a high-stakes trade-secrets case, but Uber directors rejected the offer in a board meeting on Tuesday, according to two sources close to the discussions.

Feb 09 2018

Waymo accepts $245 million and Uber's 'regret' to settle self-driving car dispute

SAN FRANCISCO Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] will pay $245 million worth of its own shares to Alphabet Inc's Waymo self-driving vehicle unit to settle a legal dispute over trade secrets, allowing Uber's chief executive to move past one of the company's most bruising public controversies. | Video

Feb 09 2018

Uber rejected $500 million settlement with Waymo earlier this week

SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc's Waymo early this week proposed a settlement deal with Uber Technologies Inc in which Uber would pay $500 million in equity to resolve a high-stakes trade-secrets case, but Uber directors rejected the offer in a board meeting on Tuesday, according to two sources close to the discussions.

Feb 09 2018

Uber rejected $500 million settlement with Waymo earlier this week

SAN FRANCISCO Alphabet Inc's Waymo early this week proposed a settlement deal with Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] in which Uber would pay $500 million in equity to resolve a high-stakes trade-secrets case, but Uber directors rejected the offer in a board meeting on Tuesday, according to two sources close to the discussions.

Feb 09 2018

Uber rejected $500 mln settlement with Waymo earlier this week

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 9 Alphabet Inc's Waymo early this week proposed a settlement deal with Uber Technologies Inc in which Uber would pay $500 million in equity to resolve a high-stakes trade-secrets case, but Uber directors rejected the offer in a board meeting on Tuesday, according to two sources close to the discussions.

Feb 08 2018

Uber board got assurances on diligence ahead of self-driving deal: investor

SAN FRANCISCO A key Uber investor testified on Thursday that the company's board received assurances that due diligence had turned up no problems with a self-driving car startup which Uber acquired, differing from testimony by Uber's former chief executive.

Feb 07 2018

Before lawsuit, Uber fell out with 'big brother' Google, Kalanick testifies

SAN FRANCISCO Just a few years ago, Uber Technologies Inc saw itself as the little brother to Alphabet Inc, but that cosy bond quickly dissolved into a turf war and ultimately a high-stakes legal battle, a jury heard on Wednesday. | Video

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