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Ryan Lawler / TechCrunch:
How Lyft evolved from Zimride and pioneered the peer-to-peer ride-sharing model   —  Lyft-Off: Zimride's Long Road To Overnight Success  —  When John Zimmer and Logan Green launched a new ride-sharing service called Lyft in the spring of 2012, they instantly knew they had a hit on their hands.
Aug 31, 2014, 10:35 PMIn context
Anthony Ha / TechCrunch:
Ticket Search Engine SeatGeek Raises $35M Round From Accel And Some Big-Name Athletes   —  SeatGeek, a company that bills itself as “the web's largest ticket search engine”, is announcing that it has raised $35 million in Series B funding.  —  The round brought was led by Accel Capital …
Aug 28, 2014, 11:45 AMIn context
Robinson Meyer / The Atlantic Online:
Top apps by user age groups: Pandora is 2nd most popular after Facebook for 3 youngest groups   —  Baby Boomers Are Still Playing Words With Friends  —  College students love their Instagram.  Baby Boomers still use Yahoo Mail.  —  These were some of the findings of a new report …
Aug 24, 2014, 7:00 AMIn context
Claire Cain Miller / New York Times:
Delivery startups return: services like Instacart try to avoid flaws of dot-com-era companies   —  Delivery Start-Ups Are Back Like It's 1999  —  Last year, I was excited to hear about a new start-up in San Francisco that delivered cheap bottles of wine within an hour.  It was called Rewinery, and it was fantastic.
Aug 23, 2014, 7:00 PMIn context
New York Times:
Secret Service advisory estimates over 1,000 businesses affected by “Backoff” PoS malware used in Target attack   —  U.S. Finds ‘Backoff’ Hacker Tool Is Widespread  —  More than 1,000 American businesses have been affected by the cyberattack that hit the in-store cash register systems at Target …
Aug 22, 2014, 2:50 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Majority Of Digital Media Consumption Now Takes Place In Mobile Apps   —  U.S. users are now spending the majority of their time consuming digital media within mobile applications, according to a new study released by comScore this morning.  That means mobile apps, including the number 1 …
Aug 22, 2014, 12:00 AMIn context
Reuters:
Report: eBay telling candidates for PayPal CEO role it may spin off the unit as early as next year   —  EBay considering spinning off Paypal - report  —  (Reuters) - EBay Inc is considering spinning out its fast-growing payments unit PayPal as soon as next year, news website The Information reported, citing sources.
Aug 21, 2014, 12:50 PMIn context
Harrison Weber / VentureBeat:
Uber launches on-demand delivery service “Corner Store” in Washington D.C.   —  Uber launches on-demand product deliveries in Washington D.C.  —  Update 6:19 a.m. PT: Uber confirms that the service will launch today.  —  Uber is set to launch an on-demand product delivery service …
Aug 19, 2014, 11:50 AMIn context
Biz Carson / Gigaom:
Max Levchin on Affirm, his online payments and lending startup, and his focus on data   —  The Gigaom Interview: Max Levchin on data, sensors and building the future of finance  —  Part of the original “PayPal Mafia” and also formerly of Slide, Max Levchin has made a return …
Aug 17, 2014, 3:55 PMIn context
Natasha Singer / New York Times:
In the Sharing Economy, Workers Find Both Freedom and Uncertainty   —  Just after 4 a.m. on a recent Friday, while most of the neighbors in her leafy Boston suburb were still asleep, Jennifer Guidry was in the driveway of her rental apartment, her blond hair pulled back in a tidy French braid, vacuuming the inside of her car.
Aug 17, 2014, 1:55 PMIn context

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