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Peter Kafka / Recode:
Source: Oracle will pay more than $850M for digital ad tracking company Moat   —  A big bet on ad tech.  —  Oracle will pay more than $850 million to acquire Moat, a company that tracks digital ads, according to a person familiar with the deal.  —  Oracle announced its planned acquisition earlier …
Apr 20, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
YouTube to start letting outside firms like DoubleVerify and comScore audit its efforts to avoid controversial ad placements   —  In an interview with Recode, Philipp Schindler, Google's top business exec, walks a fine line.  —  A top Google executive says the company's YouTube ad controversy …
Apr 3, 2017, 5:40 AMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Sources: SoundCloud has been trying to raise $100M since last summer, without success   —  In 2014, the streaming music service thought it was worth $700 million.  It could sell for much less.  —  SoundCloud needs more money, or it needs a buyer.  —  Sources say the streaming music service …
Mar 10, 2017, 5:20 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
As Facebook begins adding “disputed” labels, a look at how Facebook took a full week to label one made-up story from a fake news site as “disputed”   —  Coming to your feed: A “disputed” label for bogus stories.  —  That bogus story about Donald Trump your uncle posted on Facebook?
Mar 4, 2017, 9:10 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke's note to employees: Snap investment “builds on our strategy to drive digital growth for our business”   —  Here's a note from CEO Steve Burke.  —  Comcast's NBCUniversal invested $500 million in Snap when it went public this week.
Mar 3, 2017, 9:40 AMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
YouTube debuts YouTube TV, a $35/month service including broadcast networks, about 30 cable channels, cloud DVR with unlimited storage, personal recommendations   —  Meet YouTube TV.  —  YouTube used to be the place you could watch almost anything you wanted, for free.
Feb 28, 2017, 3:57 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Brian Robbins, CEO of teen/tween video network AwesomenessTV, is stepping down and will be replaced by Brett Boutier   —  Here's the memo.  —  Brian Robbins, the founder and CEO of teen/tween video network AwesomenessTV, is leaving the company.  —  In a memo to his staff …
Feb 22, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
New FCC chair Ajit Pai quietly removed a proposal to force pay-TV operators to open-source their set-top boxes from the FCC's agenda last week   —  The cable guys win one, courtesy of a Trump appointee.  —  Looks like the cable guys won't have to open their boxes after all.
Jan 31, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Facebook says it will promote longer videos with high completion rates in News Feed   —  Because that's what's on TV.  —  You know how mobile + social is supposed to = short attention span?  —  No more, says Facebook: It says it is going to start rewarding video makers who create longer clips.
Jan 26, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Timehop CEO Jon Wegener, who announced he was leaving last week, lands at Snap Inc. to work on product   —  Jonathan Wegener will work on product.  —  Last week, Jonathan Wegener, the CEO of Timehop, a social photo app that once showed a lot of promise, announced he was leaving the startup.
Jan 18, 2017, 2:40 PMIn context

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