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George Slefo / Ad Age:
Reddit to debut Promoted User Posts on August 4, a new ad offering that lets marketers sponsor user-generated posts   —  Marketers Will Be Allowed to Sponsor (Consenting) Redditors' Posts  —  Picture this: It's 2020 and Reddit is the third most downloaded app in Apple's App Store …
Jul 27, 2016, 11:20 AMIn context
Aaron Back / Wall Street Journal:
After announcing deal with Visa, PayPal stock had its biggest single day drop since splitting from eBay, as investors fear increased transaction costs   —  PayPal has gained access to Visa's mobile-payments system but given up a lot in return  —  PayPal has buried the hatchet with Visa, but the peace has come at a great cost.
Jul 25, 2016, 9:55 AMIn context
Katie Roof / TechCrunch:
PayPal narrowly beats quarterly revenue expectations with $2.65B as it partners with Visa   —  PayPal reported earnings after the bell on Thursday, showing $2.65 billion in revenue for the quarter, when analysts were expecting $2.6 billion.  Adjusted earnings per share was also in line with Wall Street estimates at 36 cents.
Jul 21, 2016, 4:50 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Profile of Peter Thiel, the eccentric investor who is unlike anyone else in tech, as he endorses Trump with a speech at the RNC   —  The eccentric investor is not like anyone else in tech.  —  Okay, I will just say what pretty much everyone in tech thinks, even if they never seem to be able …
Jul 21, 2016, 12:00 PMIn context
Natalie Gagliordi / ZDNet:
eBay slightly beats Q2 estimates on revenues of $2.2B and earnings of $437M, announces $2.5B share buyback   —  eBay said its board approved an additional $2.5 billion share repurchase program, which likely helped its shares pop around six percent in after market trading.
Jul 20, 2016, 5:00 PMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
WiFi Startup Zenreach Emerges From Stealth With $50 Million And Peter Thiel On Its Board   —  Jack Abraham's idea was so simple that for three years, he kept his startup quiet.  On LinkedIn it was simply “new company.”  And he raised $50 million across three rounds of funding without a peep to the press.
Jul 19, 2016, 10:30 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Rocket Internet, known for incubating copycat startups, struggles to find a path to profitability as its stock price hovers at a third of its peak, hit in 2014   —  German tech company has created 100 startups, many of which remain unprofitable  —  BERLIN—In 2011, German tech company Rocket …
Jul 17, 2016, 11:15 PMIn context
Vindu Goel / New York Times:
As Yahoo puts itself up for sale, early employees known as “surfers” recall building the company's directory   —  SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Back in the mid-1990s, before Google even existed, the world's best guides to the internet sat in Silicon Valley cubicles, visiting websites and carefully categorizing them by hand.
Jul 17, 2016, 6:05 AMIn context
Steven Loeb / VatorNews:
eBay acquires predictive analytics company SalesPredict for its machine learning and natural language processing expertise and tech   —  eBay will be putting the SalesPredict team to work on understanding what inventory to show customers  —  For eBay, one of the company's most important initiatives …
Jul 11, 2016, 7:35 PMIn context
Elad Blog:
Tech VCs, to their own detriment, are increasingly investing in businesses that aren't software-driven   —  One sign that technology markets often exhibit at the tail end of a cycle is a fast diversification of the types of startups getting funded.  For example, following the core internet boom …
Jul 6, 2016, 11:25 PMIn context

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