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Alex Heath / Business Insider:
CEO of WPP, the world's largest advertising group, says the company plans to spend $200M on Snapchat ads in 2017, after spending $96M in 2016   —  The CEO of the world's largest advertising group, WPP's Sir Martin Sorrell, said his firm plans to spend $200 million on Snapchat in 2017 during …
Apr 29, 2017, 12:15 AMIn context
Greg Hoffman / Business Insider:
Cloudera opens up 19% on its first day of trading, after raising $225M in its IPO   —  Cloudera Inc. held its IPO today on the New York Stock Exchange.  The company and its underwriters settled on an IPO price of $15, pricing above expectations of $12-$14.  —  Shares of Cloudera are up 22% …
Apr 28, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context
Biz Carson / Business Insider:
Memo: Anthony Levandowski to stop work on lidar amid Waymo lawsuit, will remain with Uber, report to Eric Meyhofer who was named head of Uber's ATG   —  Anthony Levandowski, the head of Uber's self-driving group, is stepping aside in face of trade-theft accusations from his former employer, Waymo.
Apr 27, 2017, 4:43 PMIn context
Shona Ghosh / Business Insider:
Unroll.me CEO says it's “heartbreaking” that users are upset Unroll.me sold their anonymized email data to Uber   —  Sorry not sorry.  —  That's the tone of the apology posted by Unroll.me, an email decluttering service which takes a look at the subscriptions clogging up your inbox …
Apr 24, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
Apple received permit to test autonomous vehicles in California; DMV spokesman says Apple applied to test three 2015 Lexus RX450h vehicles   —  Apple has received a permit to test autonomous cars in California, the first official confirmation that the maker of the iPhone sees the century-old automobile …
Apr 14, 2017, 12:17 PMIn context
Lydia Ramsey / Business Insider:
Blink Health, an app that helps people save money on prescription medications, raises $90M Series B led by 8VC, bringing total raised to $165M   —  Blink Health, a company that provides discounts to prescription drugs, just raised another $90 million.  —  The New York-based digital health startup …
Apr 14, 2017, 7:05 AMIn context
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
Microsoft announces an event on May 2 in New York City; sources say the focus will be on education and creativity, with new high-end Surface devices unlikely   —  It's official: Microsoft is holding a big Windows event in New York City on May 2nd.  This event was first reported by Mary Jo Foley at ZDnet …
Apr 12, 2017, 11:42 AMIn context
Business Insider:
Sources: Magic Leap last spring quietly acquired game studio FuzzyCube Software, which had fewer than ten employees   —  Magic Leap is beefing up its ranks with artists and animators from an Oscar-winning studio and veteran game designer, in a sign that the $4.5 billion company believes content …
Apr 10, 2017, 10:50 PMIn context
Biz Carson / Business Insider:
Uber responds to Waymo's lawsuit in a court filing, says it never received the documents Levandowski downloaded from Waymo, has different Lidar design, more   —  Uber has said from the beginning that Google's claims of intellectual-property theft involving self-driving-car technology are “meritless.”
Apr 7, 2017, 1:27 PMIn context
Biz Carson / Business Insider:
Udacity spins out Voyage, which aims to create a fleet of self-driving taxis using retrofitted cars; Voyage has raised a seed round from Khosla Ventures, others   —  Six months ago, online education startup Udacity set out to train a new legion of self-driving car engineers.
Apr 5, 2017, 8:15 PMIn context

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