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Lucy Handley / CNBC:
Bumble, a dating app that only lets women message first and has 21M users, launches Bumble Bizz for professional networking in US, Canada, UK, France, Germany   —  Would you use the same app to find a new job as well as a potential life partner?  Bumble, the mobile dating app …
Oct 2, 2017, 10:55 PMIn context
Eugene Kim / CNBC:
Amazon now has 5,000 people working on Alexa and Echo, up from 1,000 in May 2016; the company's job site lists an additional 1,500 related openings   —  - Amazon's hardware chief said more than 5,000 employees now work on the Alexa voice technology platform.
Sep 28, 2017, 12:01 AMIn context
Eugene Kim / CNBC:
Roku sets IPO price at $14/share, valuing firm at $1.3B, begins trading Thursday on NASDAQ   —  Roku set its IPO price at $14 per share, according to Dow Jones, which would give the video streaming device maker a $1.3 billion stock market value when it debuts on Thursday.
Sep 27, 2017, 7:35 PMIn context
Saheli Roy Choudhury / CNBC:
China says it has imposed “maximum fines” on Baidu, Tencent, and Weibo for not censoring banned content like porn and violence on their social media platforms   —  - Chinese internet watchdog said on Monday that it has imposed maximum fines on tech giants Baidu …
Sep 25, 2017, 11:40 PMIn context
Jordan Novet / CNBC:
Source: Tesla working with AMD to develop its own AI chip for self-driving functionality in its cars, has 50+ people on project including chip star Jim Keller   —  - Tesla is working with AMD to refine its new chip, which will likely reduce its reliance on Nvidia.
Sep 20, 2017, 4:42 PMIn context
CNBC:
BlackBerry and Delphi announce they will partner on an OS for self-driving cars; Blackberry stock jumps 7%   —  - Delphi already has developed a turnkey self-driving system called CSLP that it plans to begin selling to smaller automakers in 2019.  — BlackBerry would provide an operating system …
Sep 20, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
David Faber / CNBC:
Sources: T-Mobile and Sprint are in active talks about a stock-for-stock merger in which T-Mobile parent Deutsche Telekom would emerge as the majority owner   —  - T-Mobile and Sprint are in active talks about a merger, according to people close to the situation.
Sep 19, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Jordan Novet / CNBC:
AWS says that beginning October 2, it will start charging EC2 customers by the second, not hour; competitors Azure and Google Cloud charge by the minute   —  Public cloud market leader Amazon Web Services on Monday said that on Oct. 2 it will start charging its customers by the second for use …
Sep 18, 2017, 4:10 PMIn context
Jordan Novet / CNBC:
Oracle beats Q1 estimates with $9.2B revenue, up 7% YoY, vs. $9.02B expected, as cloud revenue rises 51% YoY to $1.5B   —  - Oracle beat estimates on revenue and earnings per share.  Cloud revenue came in above revenue estimates.  —  Oracle stock rose by nearly 2 percent …
Sep 14, 2017, 4:35 PMIn context
Ali Montag / CNBC:
Computer vision-powered kiosk maker Bodega debuts to furious internet backlash on concerns the startup wants to replace mom-and-pop corner stores   —  For two former Google employees, the launch of their new app may not have gone exactly as planned.  —  Paul McDonald and Ashwath Rajan released …
Sep 13, 2017, 4:25 PMIn context

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