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Rob Price / Business Insider:
Google.org-backed Wayfindr's open standard to help blind people navigate using audio instructions and Bluetooth beacons gets ITU approval   —  LONDON — In 2014, members of a youth forum at the Royal London Society for Blind People wrote a manifesto on the change they wanted in the world to help young blind people like themselves.
Oct 1, 2017, 6:50 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Mark Zuckerberg wanted Facebook employees to work for Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, until senior staff told board member Marc Andreessen it would be a mistake   —  Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan.  —  Mark Zuckerberg wanted Facebook employees to work on projects for his philanthropic fund …
Sep 30, 2017, 6:05 PMIn context
Dennis Green / Business Insider:
A look at Jet.com a year after acquisition by Walmart as the site chases urban millennials and launches its own private-label products brand Uniquely J   —  - Walmart acquired Jet.com roughly one year ago.  — Jet executives say the acquisition has let them chase a more specific customer: the urban millennial.
Sep 29, 2017, 3:50 PMIn context
Kate Taylor / Business Insider:
Whole Foods says it is investigating credit card security breach in some taprooms and restaurants in some of its stores   —  Whole Foods is facing a credit-card security breach.  —  The grocery chain, which Amazon acquired for $13.7 billion in late August, announced Thursday it …
Sep 28, 2017, 5:48 PMIn context
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
Amazon debuts $35 Echo Connect, which plugs into a landline and allows phone calls on Echo, available to preorder today   —  Over the next few days, Amazon's Echo smart speakers will get the ability to make phone calls to any number — matching a feature that Google added to its Home speaker several months ago.
Sep 27, 2017, 2:05 PMIn context
Becky Peterson / Business Insider:
Google adds per-second billing for Google Cloud, effective today, before Amazon's per-second billing takes effect on October 2   —  The cloud wars rage on, and this time, the battle is over billing increments.  —  On Tuesday, Google announced that its cloud service will offer per-second billing.
Sep 26, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context
Sam Shead / Business Insider:
UK-based food delivery startup Deliveroo raises $385M led by Fidelity and T Rowe Price, now valued at $2B+   —  Deliveroo has raised $385 million (£285 million) from investors in a huge funding round that values it at over $2 billion (£1.48 billion) and makes it one of the most valuable tech companies in the UK.
Sep 24, 2017, 10:15 AMIn context
Jim Edwards / Business Insider:
In an interview, Lightspeed's Jeremy Liew and Blockchain's Peter Smith claim a big driver of ICOs are early bitcoin millionaires who want to diversify   —  - A large portion of ICOs are funded by people who got rich buying Bitcoin.  — They need to diversify their exposure to the volatile cryptocurrency.
Sep 24, 2017, 4:10 AMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Facebook settles with shareholders, abandons the plan to issue non-voting shares   —  Facebook has dropped plans to create a new class of non-voting shares that would have protected CEO Mark Zuckerberg's control of the company even as he sells 99% of his shares.
Sep 22, 2017, 2:55 PMIn context
Shona Ghosh / Business Insider:
Sep 22, 2017, 6:15 AMIn context

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