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Maya Kosoff / Business Insider:
Sequoia Capital's Michael Moritz echoes Bill Gurley's bubble warning, predicts death for many unicorns and “crazy little companies”   —  One of the most prolific tech investors says there will soon “undoubtedly will be some sort of setback” in Silicon Valley
Mar 24, 2015, 12:35 PMIn context
Alyson Shontell / Business Insider:
How Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington built Yik Yak, an anonymous messaging app with valuation now approaching $400M   —  How 2 Georgia fraternity brothers created Yik Yak, a controversial app that became a ~$400 million business in 365 days  —  Last March, an app called Yik Yak took …
Mar 14, 2015, 8:30 PMIn context
Taylor Lorenz / Business Insider:
Facebook acquires e-commerce shopping search engine TheFind, to close service in next few weeks   —  Facebook just bought a startup that can find every product for sale online  —  Facebook has bought shopping search engine The Find.  —  We first spotted the news in a tweet …
Mar 13, 2015, 4:52 PMIn context
Portia Crowe / Business Insider:
Now anybody can use Robinhood, the no-fee trading app backed by Snoop Dogg and Marc Andreessen   —  It's sleek.  It's easy to use.  It's designed to give first time, small-scale investors a leg up on Wall Street hotshots.  —  And after months of waiting, it's now open to anyone who wants to join.
Mar 13, 2015, 1:10 PMIn context
Alyson Shontell / Business Insider:
Source: Twitter closes deal to acquire live streaming startup Periscope, which is still in closed beta   —  Twitter quietly bought a video startup that hasn't launched yet, Periscope  —  Last month, Twitter acquired a startup that hasn't launched yet, Periscope, which is building an app for streaming video from your phone.
Mar 9, 2015, 4:00 PMIn context
Alyson Shontell / Business Insider:
Uber launches a quarterly print magazine, Momentum, for drivers in Boston, New York City, San Francisco, Chicago, Ohio, and Oklahoma   —  Uber just launched a quarterly print magazine, Momentum  —  Here's something different.  —  Uber, the $41 billion ride hailing company …
Mar 3, 2015, 8:40 AMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
How Samsung won and then lost the smartphone war   —  In November 2011, Samsung released the first of a series of ads that would define the company for the next three years.  —  It started with a bunch of hipster-looking people waiting outside a mock Apple Store for the next iPhone.
Feb 28, 2015, 8:25 PMIn context
Jillian D'Onfro / Business Insider:
Google pays $25M for top level domain .app, the most expensive TLD ever sold   —  Google just paid $25 million to buy the entire ‘.app’ web domain  —  Google just paid $25 million for exclusive rights to the “.app” top-level web domain.  —  Google decided to apply for new top-level domains …
Feb 26, 2015, 10:05 PMIn context
Joshua Barrie / Business Insider:
Uber partners with Starwood Hotels to offer reward points for rides   —  Uber riders can now earn free stays at some of the world's most luxurious hotels  —  Uber has launched a partnership with Starwoods Hotels & Resorts to reward its most loyal passengers.
Feb 26, 2015, 12:25 AMIn context
Jillian D'Onfro / Business Insider:
WSJ: YouTube remains unprofitable, breaking even with revenue of $4B in 2014   —  YouTube still doesn't make Google any money  —  YouTube still isn't a profitable business for Google, sources tell The Wall Street Journal's Rolfe Winkler.  —  Thanks to a premium ads push last year called …
Feb 25, 2015, 6:35 PMIn context

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