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Forbes:
Behind the legal battles against Gawker involving Charles Harder, the attorney funded by Peter Thiel in the Hulk Hogan case   —  It's voting season for the Emmy Awards, which means that electioneering in the form of billboards rising into the haze dominates the Los Angeles skyline.
Jun 11, 2016, 5:35 AMIn context
Forbes:
Sources: Peter Thiel has played a lead role in bankrolling Hulk Hogan's lawsuits against Gawker Media   —  One of Silicon Valley's best-known investors has been footing a former wrestler's legal bills in lawsuits against a shared enemy.  —  Peter Thiel, a PayPal cofounder and one of the earliest backers …
May 24, 2016, 7:45 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
PayPal beats expectations with Q1 net income of $452M, up from $353M last year, and net revenue of $2.54B, up 19% YoY   —  PayPal Grows Revenue 19% In Strong First Quarter  —  PayPal reported first quarter earnings for 2016 on Wednesday and continued to show growth in its core payments business.
Apr 27, 2016, 4:35 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
In his annual shareholder letter, Jeff Bezos reveals AWS is on track to reach $10B in annual sales, defends Amazon's working culture, and more   —  Jeff Bezos Calls Amazon ‘Best Place In The World To Fail’ In Shareholder Letter  —  In his annual shareholder letter, which was unveiled on Tuesday …
Apr 7, 2016, 3:01 AMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Drone OS startup Airware raises $30M round led by Next World Capital, adds Cisco's John Chambers to board   —  Drone Startup Airware Raises $30 Million, Adds Cisco's John Chambers To Board  —  Last week, the Federal Aviation Administration projected in a report that 7 million drones will be sold annually in the U.S. within four years.
Mar 31, 2016, 3:55 AMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
GoPro acquires startups Stupeflix and Vemory, developers of mobile video editing apps Replay and Splice, for $105M   —  GoPro Shells Out $105 Million For Two Video Editing Startups To Address Its Biggest Problem  —  The pounding waves of the public market have batters and bruised GoPro.
Feb 29, 2016, 5:00 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Some who invested in failing payments startup Clinkle asked for their money back   —  Clinkle Up In Smoke As Investors Want Their Money Back  —  On Sept. 23, 2013, Lucas Duplan was on top of the world.  Having finished a computer science degree at Stanford University the year before …
Jan 22, 2016, 5:15 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Enjoy Technology, ex-Apple retail boss Ron Johnson's electronics e-commerce company, raises $50M led by Highland Capital   —  Ron Johnson Raises $50 Million For E-commerce Venture Enjoy  —  The man who built Apple's brick-and-mortar stores is back at it again.
Aug 6, 2015, 1:15 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Square Adds Payroll To Its Ever-Expanding Offerings For Small Businesses   —  Square is quickly becoming the one-stop shop for small merchants.  —  In the last year, the San Francisco-based financial services company has launched a scheduling and booking system, marketing tools and Square Capital, a small business cash advance program.
Jun 30, 2015, 1:25 PMIn context
Ryan Mac / Forbes:
Sources: Square plans IPO for this year   —  Square Expected To Go Public This Year  —  Square, a San Francisco-based payments company, is expected to go public this year, sources familiar with the company told FORBES.  It's unclear whether the company has already filed …
Jun 12, 2015, 3:40 PMIn context

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