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Mike Isaac / New York Times:
A look at Travis Kalanick's risk taking, from his early startups to Uber, which once led Tim Cook to threaten Kalanick with app removal for breaking store rules   —  Travis Kalanick's drive to win in life has led to a pattern of risk-taking that has put his ride-hailing company on the brink of implosion.
Apr 23, 2017, 11:56 AMIn context
Kim Hart / Axios:
Tech community “dumbfounded” by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin's remark that AI won't supplant US jobs for “50-100 more years”   —  Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin riled the tech community this morning when he told Axios' Mike Allen that displacement of jobs …
Mar 24, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Ron Miller / TechCrunch:
Contact management service Nimble raises $9M Series A led by Imagen Capital Partners   —  Nimble CEO Jon Ferrara has been around the contacts block a few times.  He was the guy who founded Goldmine, the grandaddy of contact databases.  For the last several years he has been working at Nimble …
Mar 3, 2017, 7:30 AMIn context
TechCrunch:
GOAT raises $25M round led by Accel for its mobile-only marketplace for collectible sneakers, after raising $5M in August 2016   —  Feb 7, 2017, 8:00 amFeb 7, 2017, 1:38 pm  —  The secondary market for collectible shoes continues to grow, leading investors to pump more funds into companies serving sneakerheads.
Feb 10, 2017, 4:55 AMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg Technology:
Review of overlooked tech trends in 2016: faster broadband speeds, growth of digital currencies, the success of tech M&A, more   —  I'm on a flight home to Macon, Georgia, reading Hillbilly Elegy like much of the rest of Silicon Valley.  I'm trying to figure out how I misread the American electorate so fundamentally.
Jan 1, 2017, 2:05 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: Tim Cook, Larry Page, Satya Nadella, Sheryl Sandberg, plus CEOs of Cisco, IBM, Intel, and Oracle to attend Trump's tech summit in New York on Wednesday   —  The gathering will take place Wednesday in New York.  —  Alphabet CEO Larry Page, Apple CEO Tim Cook and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg …
Dec 10, 2016, 5:58 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
After pivoting from app sales to app analytics and intelligence, Apptopia raises another seed round of $2.7M, led by Sound Ventures   —  Apptopia, a startup that began its life as a marketplace for reselling apps before morphing into the app intelligence provider that's now used by Google …
Nov 27, 2016, 7:00 PMIn context
Lora Kolodny / TechCrunch:
Sprinklr acquires Little Bird, a tool for finding experts on anything via Twitter, co-founded by Marshall Kirkpatrick   —  New York marketing tech firm Sprinklr has acquired Portland-based Little Bird, according to Sprinklr founder and CEO Ragy Thomas.  —  Little Bird was founded in 2011 …
Nov 18, 2016, 1:35 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Pay-per-mile auto insurance firm Metromile has raised $191.5M in 3 rounds since late 2014, will acquire Mosaic Insurance to start underwriting policies itself   —  The automotive industry is in flux with the rise of self-driving and electric cars, and the concept of car ownership altogether being thrown into question.
Sep 26, 2016, 7:30 AMIn context
Biz Carson / Business Insider:
Leaked promotional video shows Snapchat's glasses, called “Spectacles”, in use; ring around camera in glasses frame apparently lights up when recording   —  Snapchat has been working on secret sunglasses for years, but a leaked video is the first glimpse at what the product will look like.
Sep 23, 2016, 8:15 PMIn context

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