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Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
How Amazon's Echo made Alexa the most successful smart voice assistant at home, and how Google, Microsoft, and Apple are fighting back   —  We're barely halfway through January of 2017, and it's already looking like this is going to be the year of Amazon's Alexa, the virtual assistant at the heart of the Amazon Echo.
Jan 16, 2017, 7:50 AMIn context
Avery Hartmans / Business Insider:
Report: Lyft lost $600M in 2016, up from $412M in 2015, as revenue rose to $700M, up from about $200M in 2015   —  Lyft lost $600 million in 2016 in its battle with Uber for ride-hailing dominance, according to leaked financial data obtained by The Information's Amir Efrati.
Jan 13, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Alexei Oreskovic / Business Insider:
SEC filing: Marissa Mayer, Yahoo co-founder David Filo, and four others to leave Yahoo board after Verizon sale; remaining business to be renamed Altaba Inc.   —  Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is resigning from company's board of directors, Yahoo announced in a filing with the SEC on Monday.
Jan 9, 2017, 6:17 PMIn context
Bob Bryan / Business Insider:
Alibaba's Jack Ma meets with Trump, talks about US/China relations and having US products sold on the platform, as Alibaba tweets pledge to create 1M US jobs   —  Jack Ma, the founder and chairman of Alibaba Group, met with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower on Monday.
Jan 9, 2017, 12:30 PMIn 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
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Twitter's Android app inflated video ad metrics between Nov. 7 and Dec. 12, source says by up to 35%; Twitter admits technical error and refunds advertisers   —  A bug in a recent version of Twitter's Android app inflated video advertising metrics by as much as 35%, a person familiar with the matter told Business Insider.
Dec 22, 2016, 6:40 PMIn context
Sam Shead / Business Insider:
DeepMind is building a team in the US to work on Google products   —  London artificial intelligence lab DeepMind is setting up a sizeable new team in the US in a bid to increase collaboration with parent company Google.  —  DeepMind, bought by Google in 2014 for £400 million …
Dec 20, 2016, 2:35 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Behind Pebble's demise: competition from Apple, difficulty paying suppliers, the fizzled Intel deal, and a disappointing collaboration with watchmaker Citizen   —  For a moment, it looked like the story would have a happy ending.  —  As struggling smartwatch maker Pebble discussed selling itself to Fitbit …
Dec 18, 2016, 1:55 AMIn context
Rob Price / Business Insider:
Google Maps now shows which locations are wheelchair-friendly, thanks to a group of employees who worked on it in their “20% time”   —  Google Maps is now wheelchair-friendly.  —  The wildly popular map app will now tell you whether locations are suitable for people with access needs …
Dec 17, 2016, 4:05 AMIn context
Biz Carson / Business Insider:
Sources: Snap Inc. is exploring acquisitions of startups building drones, wearable cameras, and AR/VR applications to further its mission as a camera company   —  Snapchat is on the hunt for a wide range of hardware acquisitions, as it seeks to further its new mission of creating cameras …
Dec 16, 2016, 10:05 PMIn context

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