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Adam Satariano / Bloomberg:
SoundCloud cuts 173 employees, or about 40% of its staff, and plans to close its offices in San Francisco and London to cut costs and stay independent   —  Music service will close offices in San Francisco, London  —  SoundClound has struggled to compete against Spotify, Apple
Jul 6, 2017, 11:55 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Snap hired Laurent Balmelli, co-founder of Strong.Codes, which makes tools to prevent copycats, after noting risk of Facebook mimicking its products in its S-1   —  Switzerland subsidiary created by Snap to make deals  —  Co-founder of security startup Strong.Codes joins Snap
Feb 8, 2017, 2:05 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Spotify retaliates against artists who give exclusives to rivals by excluding tracks from promoted playlists and demoting their songs in search results   —  Service said to tell labels it may keep tracks off playlists  —  Apple Music emerges as largest challenge to streaming leader
Aug 26, 2016, 2:35 PMIn context
Adam Satariano / Bloomberg:
WhatsApp lays groundwork to monetize its service by easing privacy rules and allowing businesses to message users   —  New privacy policy opens up service for texts from businesses  —  WhatsApp begins sharing more user data with Facebook  —  Facebook Inc. is laying the groundwork …
Aug 25, 2016, 1:00 PMIn context
Adam Satariano / Bloomberg:
Microsoft's UK CEO says Britain should remain in the EU, cites membership as a reason for economic investment in the country   —  U.K. CEO says EU membership important for future investment  —  Company employs 5,000 people in the U.K. since opening in 1982
May 17, 2016, 12:30 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: New Apple team led by former iAd head Todd Teresi explores Google-like paid search model for App Store   —  Apple Pursues New Search Features for a Crowded App Store  —  Company explores adding Google-like ‘paid search’ feature  —  Effort follows last year's App Store leadership change
Apr 14, 2016, 7:00 PMIn context
Adam Satariano / Bloomberg Business:
Source: Apple to argue that code should be protected as speech under First Amendment in FBI case   —  Apple-FBI Fight Asks: Is Code Protected as Free Speech?  —  IPhone maker is seeking to use First Amendment as a defense  —  Case may set precedent for considering software as expression
Feb 23, 2016, 11:05 PMIn context
Adam Satariano / Bloomberg Business:
Profile of Giphy, a GIF search engine that quadrupled unique visitors to 95M/month in 2015 and is working with advertisers, movie studios, political candidates   —  How Two Guys Built the Ultimate GIF Search Engine  —  Deal with it.  —  One afternoon in December, Giphy's …
Jan 28, 2016, 8:05 PMIn context
Bloomberg Business:
Apple says it has acquired LearnSprout, a startup that creates software for schools and teachers to track students' performance   —  Apple Acquires Education-Tech Startup LearnSprout  —  The iPhone maker bought startup to develop education software  —  LearnSprout competes with Sequoia-backed startup Clever
Jan 28, 2016, 2:45 PMIn context
Adam Satariano / Bloomberg Business:
Apple reports quarterly record net income of $18.4B on revenue of $75.9B, forecasts $50B-53B in revenue next quarter, below estimates of $55.5B   —  Apple Forecasts First Sales Drop Since 2003 on iPhone Slowdown  —  Apple Inc. is forecasting a sales decline for the first time in more than a decade …
Jan 26, 2016, 4:48 PMIn context

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