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Avery Hartmans / Business Insider:
Airbnb hires former Attorney General Eric Holder to help “craft a world-class anti-discrimination policy”   —  Airbnb has hired former Attorney General Eric Holder.  —  CEO Brian Chesky announced the hire in a blog post on Airbnb's website.  Holder will help “craft …
Jul 20, 2016, 2:30 PMIn context
Nathan McAlone / Business Insider:
Netflix whiffed big on earnings, and the stock is crashing   —  Netflix missed huge on domestic and international subscriber additions in its Q2 earnings on Monday.  —  “We are growing, but not as fast as we would like or have been,” Netflix said in a letter to shareholders.
Jul 18, 2016, 4:48 PMIn context
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
Niantic CEO John Hanke interview: Pokémon Go's goals are to nudge players to exercise, explore real world, and team up   —  On Saturday night, my girlfriend and I snuck away from the cocktail reception at a charity dinner because “Pokémon Go” informed us there might be a Pikachu nearby, and we were on the hunt.
Jul 11, 2016, 1:55 PMIn context
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
‘Pokémon Go’ international rollout will be ‘paused’ as players overload the system   —  These are the messages you get when the game isn't available.  —  People love “Pokémon Go,” the new smash-hit iPhone and Android game that lets you catch pocket monsters in real life …
Jul 8, 2016, 8:40 PMIn context
Matt Rosoff / Business Insider:
Interview with Reid Hoffman on Paypal, SocialNet, and the meaning of life ahead of Microsoft-LinkedIn deal   —  Reid Hoffman was one of the first people to have the idea that the internet could be used to connect large numbers of like-minded people together, founding a short-lived social platform called SocialNet in 1997.
Jul 4, 2016, 9:55 AMIn context
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
Microsoft didn't have highest bid for LinkedIn, another bidder, likely Salesforce, offered $200/share in cash and stock, but Microsoft's all cash bid prevailed   —  We knew that before Microsoft paid $26 billion for LinkedIn, the social network was also reportedly in talks with Salesforce, which ultimately couldn't afford to compete.
Jul 1, 2016, 7:35 PMIn context
Business Insider:
Sources: self-driving car startup Zoox closes $200M round at a $1B valuation   —  Zoox, the super-stealth self-driving-car startup, has closed a $200 million round of funding, according to a source familiar with its fundraising plans.  —  In an SEC filing on June 6, the startup said that it had raised over $100 million in equity.
Jul 1, 2016, 12:10 AMIn context
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

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Why Pokemon Go's technology is no fad  —  Pokemon Go has ignited the digital world.  Every news organization has reported on why Pokemon Go, the smartphone app based on the Japanese cartoon game from the 1990s, is extraordinarily popular.