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Business Insider:
Sony Just Cancelled The December 25 Release Of ‘The Interview’   —  Sony Pictures has decided to cancel the December 25 release of ‘The Interview’ after major theaters said they wouldn't screen the movie.  “We Have Decided not to move forward with the planned December 25 theatrical release of 'The Interview …
Dec 17, 2014, 5:10 PMIn context
Alyson Shontell / Business Insider:
Twitter And Foursquare Are Partnering To Improve Location In Tweets   —  Twitter wants to start surfacing information for users that's relevant and interesting, not just timely.  And the company believes adding a location layer to its platform could be part of the solution.
Dec 16, 2014, 10:50 PMIn context
Business Insider:
Emails from Sony Hack show Snapchat quietly acquired Google-Glass like startup Vergence Labs for $15M in early 2014   —  It Looks Like Snapchat Paid $15 Million To Buy A Google Glass-Like Startup  —  Snapchat secretly acquired a company working on a Google Glass type of product in March …
Dec 16, 2014, 9:45 PMIn context
Lara O'Reilly / Business Insider:
Facebook now has an empathy team, calls users “people” to consider them in more human way   —  Facebook: We Don't Call Them ‘Users’ Any More, We Call Them ‘People’  —  Facebook has overhauled the way it talks about its userbase and advertising customers in order to consider them in a more “human” way.
Dec 15, 2014, 11:35 AMIn context
Maya Kosoff / Business Insider:
Uber Is Suspending Operations In New Delhi Following Allegations Of Rape Against One Of Its Drivers   —  Uber will suspend operations in New Delhi and review its Indian operations, according to a company blog post on Thursday.  The announcement comes three days after Delhi, India's capital territory, banned the service.
Dec 11, 2014, 3:25 PMIn context
Jillian D'Onfro / Business Insider:
eBay considering plan to cut up to 3k employees, or 10% of its total workforce, in its core marketplace division early next year   —  REPORT: eBay Will Cut Thousands Of Jobs Early Next Year  —  eBay might eliminate thousands of jobs early next year as it gets ready to spin off PayPal …
Dec 10, 2014, 6:20 PMIn context
Eugene Kim / Business Insider:
YouTube Boss Susan Wojcicki Joins Salesforce.com Board   —  Susan Wojcicki, a Google veteran and currently the head of Google's YouTube business, has joined Salesforce.com's board of directors, the company said on Monday.  The move happened last Friday.  —  Wojcicki has been with YouTube …
Dec 8, 2014, 11:35 PMIn context
Jillian D'Onfro / Business Insider:
Amazon Has A Plan To Deliver Your Packages In Only One Hour If You Live In New York City   —  Amazon has been testing the idea of using bike messengers to help deliver packages within an hour in New York City, sources tell The Wall Street Journal.  —  The program — called Amazon Prime Now …
Dec 8, 2014, 4:55 PMIn context
Julie Bort / Business Insider:
HP Misses On Revenue, All Businesses Down Except PCs   —  HP just reported its fourth quarter earnings: inline with profits and a miss on revenue.  —  HP reported Q4 earnings per share of $1.06, right in line with expectations and revenue of $28.40 billion, that's a miss.
Nov 25, 2014, 4:40 PMIn context
Alyson Shontell / Business Insider:
Exodus of revived Valleywag's original team complete as Nitasha Tiku heads to The Verge to bolster Silicon Valley coverage   —  Valleywag Lead Editor Nitasha Tiku Joins The Verge  —  Less than one month ago, Nitasha Tiku was promoted to Editor-in-Chief of Gawker's tech lifestyle section, Valleywag, in place of Sam Biddle.
Nov 20, 2014, 1:30 PMIn context

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