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Kara Swisher / Re/code:
There Have Been No Google-Spotify Acquisition Talks   —  When last we checked in, The Wall Street Journal was surmising, based on a public cocktail between AOL CEO Tim Armstrong and Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer in Sun Valley, that a merger could possibly be afoot between their companies.
Jul 22, 2014, 6:40 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Confirmed: Yahoo Poised to Buy Mobile Analytics and Ad Platform Flurry   —  Yahoo is poised to buy mobile analytics and advertising platform company Flurry, according to people with knowledge of the situation.  —  [Flurry and Yahoo just confirmed the deal in blog posts.]
Jul 21, 2014, 2:55 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Google's new chief business officer Omid Kordestani joins Spotify board, even as competition increases between the companies   —  Google's New Business Head Joins Spotify Board, While Another Former Exec Becomes Special Adviser  —  Omid Kordestani, who has just temporarily replaced Nikesh Arora …
Jul 21, 2014, 2:40 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian Joins Y Combinator as Partner   —  Alexis Ohanian has joined Y Combinator as a partner.  —  I ran into the high-profile Internet entrepreneur at an event in San Francisco yesterday, where he was sporting a very hipster beard and seemed even more excited …
Jul 18, 2014, 11:15 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Bloomberg LP to open new R&D office in San Francisco in an effort to attract developers, will house up to 100 engineers   —  Nerd Breakfast With Bloomberg: Media Mogul Opens R&D Lab in SF  —  Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was a little late to his own geek party this morning …
Jul 17, 2014, 6:45 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Yahoo now required to sell just 140M Alibaba shares in IPO, down from 208M shares   —  Billion-Dollar Bonus: Alibaba Allows Yahoo to Sell 68 Million Fewer Shares in IPO  —  As I reported might happen, Yahoo said it “requested and Alibaba Group agreed to an amendment to the share repurchase agreement …
Jul 15, 2014, 4:30 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Sources: AOL CEO Tim Armstrong would love to merge with Yahoo, but Marissa Mayer finds the idea backward-looking   —  Two Years and Still Stuck in a Revenue Rut, Will Yahoo's Mayer Bite the AOL Bullet?  —  Maybe AOL and Yahoo will merge.  Maybe not.  Maybe they should.  Maybe they shouldn't.
Jul 14, 2014, 3:00 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Twitter names ex-Goldman banker Anthony Noto CFO, Mike Gupta now Head of Strategic Investments   —  Twitter CFO Steps Down and Is Replaced By Banker Who Took Company Public  —  Twitter said in a filing today that it's CFO Mike Gupta was shifting his job to become an SVP of strategic investments.
Jul 1, 2014, 9:30 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Yahoo, burned by The Weather Channel replacing it as iOS 8's weather data provider, worries next about Stocks app   —  As Weather Channel Blows Yahoo Off Apple's Upcoming iOS 8, App Storms Ahead for Mayer  —  Of the many announcements made at Apple's recent Worldwide Developers Conference …
Jun 20, 2014, 11:25 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Adam Bain taking over business development at Twitter; Gabriel Stricker to head its media unit   —  Bain Officially Gets Biz Dev, While Media Unit Moves to Stricker at Twitter (Plus TV Memo!)  —  As Re/code reported last week, Twitter sales leader Adam Bain will take over business development at Twitter …
Jun 19, 2014, 9:00 PMIn context

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