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Johana Bhuiyan / BuzzFeed:
Discounted UberX Fares Are Now Permanent In NYC   —  In spite of ongoing protests against what was introduced as a temporary summer fare cut, Uber announced the less-than-taxi UberX fares are here to stay.  —  Kai Pfaffenbach / Reuters  —  This morning Uber announced that its 20% discount …
Sep 26, 2014, 12:15 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / BuzzFeed:
About 1000 New York Uber drivers plan to strike on Monday over fares and working conditions   —  Uber Drivers “Strike” — And Switch To Lyft — Over Fares And Conditions  —  Testing the labor market.  “Uber is not doing anything — it's only an application on our phones.”  —  Facebook: uberdriversnetwork
Sep 12, 2014, 9:00 AMIn context
Sapna Maheshwari / BuzzFeed:
Snapchat settles with ousted cofounder Reggie Brown on undisclosed terms, conceding his contribution to app's key concept in statement   —  Snapchat Concedes In Settlement: Ousted Co-Founder Came Up With App Idea  —  A long-broiling lawsuit between Snapchat, its CEO and CTO, and ousted co-founder Reggie Brown, has been settled.
Sep 9, 2014, 4:55 PMIn context
Sapna Maheshwari / BuzzFeed:
Tinder settles sexual harassment lawsuit brought by former executive Whitney Wolfe; Justin Mateen no longer at the company   —  Tinder Settles Fast With Co-Founder In Sexual Harassment Suit  —  The shocking lawsuit, which sparked a national conversation around the treatment of women in tech, has been dropped.
Sep 8, 2014, 5:50 PMIn context
Siraj Datoo / BuzzFeed:
Twitter To Suspend Accounts Of Anyone Tweeting Graphic Images Of Journalist's Alleged Execution   —  A video emerged last night appearing to show photojournalist James Foley being beheaded by a member of ISIS.  —  Twitter CEO Dick Costolo announced in a tweet on Wednesday morning that any users …
Aug 20, 2014, 9:25 AMIn context
Sapna Maheshwari / BuzzFeed:
Hukkster's closure could have been prevented with a deal between Winklevoss and debtholders   —  Exclusive: A Standoff Between The Winklevoss Twins And Debtholders Killed Hukkster  —  Hukkster, the discount-tracking app backed by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, was dying but managed to find a savior in Marc Lore's Jet.com.
Aug 13, 2014, 9:50 AMIn context
Matthew Lynley / BuzzFeed:
King stock drops 20% as revenue misses expectations, daily users fall 3% from previous quarter   —  Wall Street Is Not Happy With The Makers Of Candy Crush Saga  —  King.com's daily active user count actually fell compared to the last quarter, and the company is now more in need of a hit than ever.
Aug 12, 2014, 5:15 PMIn context
Matthew Lynley / BuzzFeed:
How Twitch co-founder and CEO Emmett Shear built a video game streaming site worth $1B   —  How A Site That Streams People Playing Video Games Became A Billion Dollar Business  —  Twitch CEO Emmett Shear wasn't born a leader, he became one almost by accident.  And he now runs one of the most valuable video properties on the web.
Aug 10, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Hillary Reinsberg / BuzzFeed:
One of the most-viewed YouTube channels worldwide is a woman unboxing toys for toddlers   —  YouTube's Biggest Star Is An Unknown Toy-Reviewing Toddler Whisperer  —  Is it possible an unknown, one-woman toy-reviewing YouTuber called “Disney Collector” is making more money than most CEOs?
Jul 22, 2014, 4:15 AMIn context
Sapna Maheshwari / BuzzFeed:
Bloomberg $20K+/year terminals have a classifieds section called POSH   —  There's A Secret Craigslist Just For Rich People  —  The classifieds section of the Bloomberg terminal, which costs more than $20,000 a year, is called POSH.  Aptly named.  —  The Bloomberg terminal …
Jul 16, 2014, 1:05 AMIn context

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