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Biz Carson / Business Insider:
Leaked investor update doc: Lyft had record May, providing 12.7M rides that month, but volume may flatten with Austin retreat and college students heading home   —  Lyft had a record May, completing 12.7 million rides in the month, according to a leaked investor update viewed by Business Insider.
Jun 28, 2016, 2:30 PMIn context
Lara O'Reilly / Business Insider:
Flipboard CEO Mike McCue talks about focus on high-end ads, competition from Nuzzel and Apple News, and why he took JPMorgan's $50M investment   —  Flipboard, the magazine-style curation app, is about to turn profitable “reasonably soon,” the company's CEO Mike McCue revealed to Business Insider on Monday.
Jun 27, 2016, 3:55 AMIn context
Business Insider:
Amazon presenting engineers additional job offers at fast-growing divisions like AWS, Alexa when hiring managers from other Amazon divisions first make offers   —  Amazon's hugely popular and important cloud-computing division, Amazon Web Services, has a classic problem: It can't hire qualified engineers fast enough.
Jun 24, 2016, 4:25 PMIn context
Nathan McAlone / Business Insider:
Study: Amazon Video downstream traffic share in North America hits 4.26%, up from 1.97% in 2015, overtaking iTunes; Netflix has 35.15% share, YouTube has 17.53%   —  Streaming video companies like Netflix are notoriously secretive about their numbers, but there are proxy measurements we can use …
Jun 22, 2016, 12:15 PMIn context
Julie Bort / Business Insider:
Profile of Diane Greene, who is retooling all Google's cloud services to work for business customers and compete with AWS   —  The first thing to understand about Diane Greene, the woman Google acqui-hired in November to transform its fragmented cloud business, is that she has the mind of an engineer.
Jun 19, 2016, 5:00 PMIn context
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
Cloud infrastructure monitoring startup LogicMonitor raises $130M from Providence Strategic Growth   —  LogicMonitor, a Santa Barbara-based startup, is taking a whopping $130 million investment from Providence Strategic Growth, an affiliate of Providence Equity Partners.
Jun 16, 2016, 2:15 PMIn context
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
X.ai, the virtual assistant that you copy on emails to schedule meetings, comes to Office 365, Outlook; support for corporate accounts is “coming soon”   —  For the last two years, the popular x.ai virtual personal assistant has been helping Google Calendar users manage their meetings.
Jun 15, 2016, 1:40 PMIn context
Biz Carson / Business Insider:
One Kings Lane, once valued at $900M+, acquired by Bed Bath & Beyond in all-cash deal, at a price “not material” to BB&B Inc.   —  Bed Bath & Beyond has bought One Kings Lane, a home-goods website that, at its peak, was valued at more than $900 million.
Jun 14, 2016, 6:45 PMIn context
Lara O'Reilly / Business Insider:
AR startup Blippar unveils its “visual browser” app for recognizing real-world objects using machine learning   —  Ambarish Mitra, CEO of London startup Blippar, came out with the bold statement last year that what he was working on could be “bigger than the internet itself”.
Jun 13, 2016, 10:00 AMIn context
Jillian D'Onfro / Business Insider:
Google will build an “off-the-record” Incognito-like mode into Home to help with privacy concerns   —  Google knows how important it is to avoid crossing the “creepy” line, so the company is baking privacy controls into its smart home appliance, Google Home, CEO Sundar Pichai …
Jun 1, 2016, 3:45 PMIn context

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