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Joshua Brustein / Bloomberg:
Profile of Andrew Torba, who founded social network Gab.ai, which has become an alt-right haven, following the failure of his YC-backed ad tech firm   —  Andrew Torba founded Gab.ai as a “free speech” alternative to other social networks  —  There's a revolution going on in online conservative media.
Oct 9, 2017, 7:10 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
TSMC founder Morris Chang, who pioneered the made-to-order foundry model, talks about his industry legacy as he retires at 86   —  TSMC founder Morris Chang talks about his industry legacy  —  Chang credits a friend for inspiring in him the foundry model  —  One of the most influential …
Oct 9, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Olivia Zaleski / Bloomberg:
Airbnb to launch pilot program that lets travelers book a WeWork spot when renting a room   —  Companies will test partnership in six markets globally  —  Booking a room on Airbnb?  Soon you'll have the option to snag a desk or conference room at the closest WeWork location.
Oct 5, 2017, 8:30 PMIn context
Giles Turner / Bloomberg:
Filing: Uber's London operation had 2016 revenue of £36.9M, up 59% YoY, with pretax profit of £3M, up 65% YoY, as headcount rose 90% YoY to 199   —  Ride-hailing app's revenue in London jumped by 59% in 2016  —  Company continues to operate during appeal of London ban
Oct 5, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Spencer Soper / Bloomberg:
Sources: Amazon is testing its own delivery service called Seller Flex; trial began this year in West Coast states, with broader rollout planned in 2018   —  Online retailer would deliver from other merchants' warehouses  —  Trial program underway on West Coast before national expansion
Oct 5, 2017, 8:00 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Inside Apple and Qualcomm's billion dollar patent war, during which Apple stopped paying $2B a year in royalties to Qualcomm   —  IPhone season, that extravaganza of novelty and surprise, began in mid-September with a two-hour-long presentation at Apple Inc.'s brand-new, spaceshiplike campus.
Oct 5, 2017, 7:05 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Facebook requested blanket exemption from FEC over political ad disclosures for many years until changing course in 2017   —  In 2011, company said FEC shouldn't stand in way of innovation  —  Russian meddling prompts calls for political ad transparency  —  Facebook Inc. is pledging greater …
Oct 4, 2017, 3:45 PMIn context
Steven T. Dennis / Bloomberg:
Senate intel panel calls Facebook, Twitter, Google execs to testify at a Nov. 1 public hearing, says it's up to firms to disclose contents of Russian-linked ads   —  The issue of possible collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia before the election is still an open question …
Oct 4, 2017, 2:00 PMIn context
Gerry Smith / Bloomberg:
Sources: Comcast Xfinity Mobile wireless service has attracted 200K subscribers in ~5 months since launch   —  Low-cost service adds pressure on rivals in price battle  —  Comcast Corp.'s low-cost entry into wireless service, called Xfinity Mobile, has attracted about 200,000 subscribers …
Oct 4, 2017, 12:25 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Rob Joyce, the White House cybersecurity czar, says it wants to end use of Social Security numbers for identification and is examining modern alternatives   —  Administration exploring new tech for personal identifiers  —  Ex-Equifax CEO tells Congress relying on numbers outdated
Oct 3, 2017, 5:30 PMIn context

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