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Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Apr 13, 2016, 2:12 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Mobile search and ad startup Quixey replaces founding CEO Tomer Kagan with veteran exec Mark Lazar after raising $60M and missing sales targets last year   —  Mobile Startup Quixey Names New CEO Amid Sales Struggle, Leadership Churn  —  Quixey, a mobile search and advertising startup …
Apr 11, 2016, 8:05 AMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Google Fiber drops free internet option for new subscribers in Kansas City, now starts plans at $50 per month   —  Google Fiber is ending a free-Internet offer in its first city  —  When Google Fiber first arrived, it came with a compelling pitch: Pay a one-time construction fee, and you get Internet access for free after that.
Apr 11, 2016, 12:20 AMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Sources: Nest generated about $340M in sales last year, below Google's expectations, is facing scrutiny as $500M annual operating budget set to expire this year   —  With $340 million in revenue, Nest is underperforming, and its future at Google is at risk  —  Nest generated about $340 million …
Mar 31, 2016, 1:30 AMIn context
Re/code:
Sources: Google considers acquisitions to expand cloud business; possible targets include Shopify, Namely, Metavine, CallidusCloud, and Xactly   —  Google Is Shopping for Cloud Companies.  On the List: Namely and Shopify.  —  Google has two engines in its push to be a formidable enterprise force: Cloud and apps.
Mar 19, 2016, 3:10 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Vic Gundotra's AliveCor is building the Kardia Band, a heart monitor with medical grade ECG analysis for the Apple Watch, awaiting FDA approval   —  Vic Gundotra, Former Google+ Boss, Is Building a Heart Monitor for the Apple Watch  —  AliveCor, a startup that builds heart-monitoring sensors …
Mar 16, 2016, 9:15 AMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
How Kyle Vogt Sold Cruise Automation to GM, Twitch to Amazon   —  Ten years ago, Justin Kan and Emmett Shear had just sold their app company, Kiko, and were itching for another venture.  They had a concept — livestream video — but no idea how to build it.  So they sent an email …
Mar 11, 2016, 9:25 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Sources: COO and CTO at in-app ad provider Quixey depart as startup misses revenue targets   —  Quixey COO, CTO Depart as Mobile Startup Misses Revenue Targets  —  A wave of staffers, including two high-level execs, have recently left Quixey after the well-funded mobile startup missed …
Feb 29, 2016, 11:30 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Google AMP is about speeding up mobile web, not beating Facebook at news, and may expand beyond publishing to e-commerce and other types of websites   —  Google AMP Is Less About Beating Facebook at News, More About Gobbling Up the Mobile Web  —  When Google looks at the mobile Web, it sees so many things it does not like.
Feb 28, 2016, 5:10 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Re/code:
Yelp customer service employee publicly confronts CEO about low pay, is promptly fired   —  Yelp Customer Service Employee Protests Low Pay in Medium Post, Is Promptly Fired  —  Late on Friday afternoon, Talia Jane, a customer service employee for Yelp, penned a letter to CEO Jeremy Stoppelman …
Feb 20, 2016, 2:30 PMIn context

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