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Jessi Hempel / Backchannel:
Profile of Airbnb's Chief Business Affairs and Legal Officer Belinda Johnson, second in command at the company   —  Belinda Johnson knew a decision needed to be made quickly.  She pulled her boss, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky, into a small conference room in the company's highly designed downtown San Francisco headquarters.
Jul 16, 2016, 10:20 AMIn context
Rex Sorgatz / Backchannel:
Matching characters from HBO's “Silicon Valley” to real tech world personalities   —  The absolutely definitive, supremely authoritative, person-to-person mapping of “Silicon Valley” characters to real tech world personalities.  —  When we say that a television show is “realistic,” what do we mean?
Jun 11, 2016, 8:45 PMIn context
Julien Genestoux / Superfeedr Blog:
Medium acquires Superfeedr, maker of an API for generating and pushing RSS feeds   —  The web is very different from what it was 8 years ago.  We've said it several times: publishing and consuming content are new frontiers for most of the web giants like Facebook, Google or Apple.
Jun 2, 2016, 9:25 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
uBeam's former VP of engineering argues in 20 blogs posts that the company's technology won't work, says original CTO and new CFO have left   —  uBeam could be vaporware, according to a blogger claiming to be uBeam's former VP of engineering.  They accuse the startup of being unable to fulfill promises made about its technology.
May 11, 2016, 5:20 PMIn context
Zack O'Malley Greenburg / Forbes:
Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary reveal their $30M fund is now valued at $250M with investments in 70+ startups including Airbnb, Uber, Shazam, Skype, and Spotify   —  How Ashton Kutcher And Guy Oseary Built A $250 Million Portfolio With Startups Like Uber And Airbnb
Mar 27, 2016, 2:00 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Spotify Buys Cord Project And Soundwave To Expand Messaging And Social Features   —  On the same day that streaming rival Deezer announced a new cash injection of €100 million, Spotify has confirmed two new acquisitions, Cord Project and Soundwave.  The startups are based respectively …
Jan 20, 2016, 6:20 AMIn context
Darren Heitner / Forbes:
Texas Attorney General Says Daily Fantasy Sports Is Prohibited Gambling   —  Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has announced, via an opinion, that daily fantasy sports is prohibited gambling in Texas as long as the operations are taking a cut on the competitions.
Jan 19, 2016, 2:00 PMIn context
Garrett Reim / Los Angeles Business Journal:
Ultrasound wireless charging startup uBeam, backed by a16z, Marissa Mayer, Founders Fund, others, closes $2.6M of $4.7M goal on crowdfunding platform OurCrowd   —  Maker of Wireless Charger Losing Investment Power?  —  Wireless energy startup uBeam Inc. of Santa Monica seems to be raising its financing in reverse order.
Dec 18, 2015, 3:00 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
uBeam answers new skepticism with a short list of “facts” about its technology, but no actual public demonstration of phone charging   —  uBeam Declassifies Secrets To Try To Prove Wireless Power Is Possible  —  It must violate the laws of physics.  It must be dangerous.
Nov 8, 2015, 3:15 PMIn context
Garrett Reim / Los Angeles Business Journal:
After Theranos debacle, wireless charging startup uBeam faces new skepticism from experts   —  Skeptics Zap Wireless Charging  —  Meredith Perry has bold ideas.  —  For starters, there's her notion to replace intercity car commuting with rides on small personal blimps.
Nov 8, 2015, 3:10 PMIn context

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