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Brad Stone / Bloomberg:
Uber hires veteran NASA engineer Mark Moore as director of engineering for aviation as part of its Uber Elevate flying car initiative   —  The man who inspired Google's co-founder will join the ride-hailing startup's nascent project.  —  by  —  In 2010, an advanced aircraft engineer …
Feb 6, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Brad Stone / Bloomberg:
Book excerpt: how Uber and Airbnb, now worth a total of $99B, won customers, fought regulators, and figured out the sharing economy   —  In January 2009 the three founders of a little-known website called Airbedandbreakfast.com decided at the last minute to attend the inauguration of Barack Obama.
Jan 29, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Airbnb turned a profit in the second half of 2016 as revenue rose 80%, is expected to maintain profitability before interest and taxes in 2017   —  The room-rental startup made its first profit in the second half of 2016 and expects to remain profitable this year.  —  by
Jan 26, 2017, 12:45 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Q&A with Didi CEO Cheng Wei on his journey from obscurity to China business hero, the Kuaidi merger, battle with Uber, self-driving cars, and Didi's future   —  Photographs by Ka Xiaoxi  —  At the Beijing offices of the ride-hailing startup Didi, many employees refer to Cheng Wei …
Oct 6, 2016, 6:45 AMIn context
Brad Stone / Bloomberg:
Alphabet hires satellite broadband industry vet Tom Moore as VP at X and GM of Project Loon; Project Loon head Mike Cassidy moves to new research projects   —  Mike Cassidy steps aside for a satellite broadband industry veteran tasked with taking company's internet balloon project from stratosphere to profitability
Aug 23, 2016, 7:25 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Dropbox says it is now cash-flow positive but not profitable, not in rush to IPO   —  Drew Houston said at the Bloomberg Technology Conference that the company is cash-flow positive.  —  Since attaining a $10 billion valuation from investors in 2014, Dropbox Inc. has become a symbol of unicorn startup exuberance.
Jun 15, 2016, 12:05 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
“The Lean Startup” author Eric Ries raises seed round and begins discussions with SEC to launch a “long-term” stock exchange to move beyond a quarterly cycle   —  The author of “The Lean Startup” and his team are in early talks with the Securities and Exchange Commission
Jun 13, 2016, 12:30 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Larry Page has invested over $100M in flying-car startup Zee.Aero, also backs competing firm Kitty Hawk   —  With Zee.Aero and Kitty Hawk, the Google co-founder looks to the skies.  —  Three years ago, Silicon Valley developed a fleeting infatuation with a startup called Zee.Aero.
Jun 9, 2016, 7:00 AMIn context
Bloomberg Business:
Sources: Alphabet puts Boston Dynamics robotics unit up for sale because it is unlikely to produce marketable product in next few years   —  Google Puts Boston Dynamics Up for Sale in Robotics Retreat  —  Alphabet executives questioned path to marketable products  —  Toyota, Amazon are among possible acquirers of division
Mar 17, 2016, 12:51 PMIn context
Bloomberg Business:
Startup L. Jackson revealed to be Parker Thompson, a VC who works for AngelList   —  Unmasking Startup L. Jackson, Silicon Valley's Favorite Twitter Persona  —  The anonymous tech personality is a venture capitalist but not any of the ones people thought.  —  Startup L. Jackson didn't even say goodbye.
Mar 17, 2016, 11:10 AMIn context

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