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Selina Wang / Bloomberg:
Used goods marketplace Letgo raises $175M Series C from Accel and others, has raised $325M since '15 launch, still doesn't charge for Craigslist-like service   —  Letgo, an online marketplace for buying and selling used goods, said it raised $175 million to invest in growth plans and grab market share from EBay Inc. and Craigslist.
Jan 17, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Snap Inc.'s culture of secrecy, led by CEO Evan Spiegel, could be problematic as the company prepares to IPO in March   —  Snap Inc. CEO Evan Spiegel's values will be tested as he convinces investors of the company's potential.  —  by  —  Last September, Snapchat employees read a report …
Jan 17, 2017, 12:20 PMIn context
Ben Fox Rubin / CNET:
eBay announces an authentication program for high-end products, offering verification for a fee in an effort to reduce counterfeit goods on site   —  The new program will create a network of authenticators to make it easier to sell big-ticket items online and keep out fakes.
Jan 12, 2017, 8:30 PMIn context
Consumer Reports:
Consumer Reports now recommends 2016 MacBook Pro after Apple fixed battery issues found in earlier tests via a software update   —  New Apple software fixes a battery issue found in CR tests.  The software, now in beta, will be part of a broad update soon.  —  Consumer Reports …
Jan 12, 2017, 6:20 PMIn context
Horace Dediu / Asymco:
iOS devices and services will have generated Apple over $1T in revenue between 2007 and the end of 2017, with developer payments currently at $20B+ per year   —  In its first 10 years, the iPhone will have sold at least 1.2 billion units,[1] making it the most successful product of all time.
Jan 11, 2017, 6:45 PMIn context
Jessi Hempel / Backchannel:
How BitTorrent has failed to find a successful business model despite its widely used protocol and has pursued a costly, fruitless path under new leadership   —  How a group of valley outsiders blew through the company's cash and nearly left it for dead.  —  Last April, a pair …
Jan 11, 2017, 4:20 PMIn context
Manish Singh / Mashable:
Amazon launches “Sell as Individual” pilot service in Bangalore, India, allowing users to sell used goods   —  Amazon is eyeing old goods and the space of reselling those products as it works on expanding its ecommerce business in India.  —  Amazon has launched its “Sell as Individual” …
Jan 3, 2017, 6:30 AMIn context
Oscar Williams-Grut / Business Insider:
UK department store group House of Fraser to invest £35M in Tandem, a British app-only banking startup   —  LONDON — Department store House of Fraser is planning to invest £35 million into app-only challenger bank Tandem.  —  The investment will be part of a tie-up between …
Jan 2, 2017, 5:05 AMIn context
Liza Lin / Wall Street Journal:
After US put Alibaba's Taobao site back on counterfeiters blacklist, Alibaba says it will create advisory board with international brands to tackle fake goods   —  Advisory board is intended to improve intellectual-property enforcement  —  Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. …
Dec 23, 2016, 2:20 PMIn context
Jerry Beilinson / Consumer Reports:
In a first for MacBooks, Consumer Reports won't recommend 2016 MacBook Pros after testing reveals inconsistent battery life   —  Yes, it's the battery life.  Lab tests reveal problems in three different MacBook Pro models  —  Apple launched a new series of MacBook Pro laptops this fall …
Dec 22, 2016, 6:20 PMIn context

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