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Wall Street Journal:
Echo Show's camera detects motion to wake up when someone is in range; Amazon says the system processes images locally, video is streamed out only during calls   —  Amazon.com already knows what millions of people buy, and already has smart speakers listening inside people's homes.
May 14, 2017, 10:10 AMIn context
Steven Russolillo / Wall Street Journal:
Snap earnings preview: Q1 results expected to show slowing user growth and tougher competition, but revenue up 300% YoY to $158M   —  Snap's first earnings report as a public company is likely to leave investors wanting more  —  Young tech companies often generate excitement leading …
May 10, 2017, 10:00 AMIn context
Tomio Geron / Wall Street Journal:
Remix, which helps transit agencies plan routes, raises $10M Series A, led by Sequoia Capital   —  Remix has raised $10 million in Series A financing led by Sequoia Capital to help public transportation planners quickly create or change their transit routes.
May 9, 2017, 4:10 PMIn context
Sam Schechner / Wall Street Journal:
Retailers increasingly using AI to set prices, moving beyond conventional “dynamic pricing” software, often raising prices overall for consumers   —  Retailers are using artificial-intelligence software to set optimal prices, which are sometimes higher than competitors.
May 9, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Dealogic: US-listed IPOs have raised $18B+ in 2017 and new listing volume highest since 2014, but high-profile private companies like Uber and Airbnb hold back   —  The market for IPOs is rebounding, but high-profile startups like Uber and Airbnb are shying away amid concerns their companies …
May 9, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Tomio Geron / Wall Street Journal:
May 9, 2017, 12:05 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Amazon will unveil Echo speaker with 7" touch screen that has video calling feature, expected to be announced as soon as Tuesday, ship as soon as June   —  Amazon is due to unveil a new Echo speaker with a screen that will incorporate video calling capabilities, according to people familiar with the matter.
May 8, 2017, 4:31 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Comcast, Charter are striking wireless partnership; source says it forbids material M&As in the wireless space without other's consent, for one year   —  Comcast and Charter Communications are striking a wireless partnership, as the cable giants look to get a piece of the cutthroat business.
May 7, 2017, 9:10 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Snap launches Snapchat Ad Manager, which lets marketers buy targeted Snapchat ads without using Snap's sales team or ad partners   —  Snap Inc. is launching a new tool that small- and mid-size advertisers can use to buy targeted ads on the vanishing-message app and pay with a credit card.
May 4, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Shalini Ramachandran / Wall Street Journal:
In its effort to create TV-like content, Snap has signed original show deals with NBCUniversal, Turner, others, and is in talks with CBS and Fox, sources say   —  Snap Inc.'s ambitious effort to create television-like content has old and new media companies alike clamoring to learn …
May 4, 2017, 9:00 AMIn context

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