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Nathaniel Popper / New York Times:
Startups that once aimed to disrupt big banks in the US are now working with the banks and building services on top of existing financial infrastructure   —  SAN FRANCISCO — In 2011, Brett King was promoting his book, “Breaking Banks,” and creating a start-up that he hoped would do to the banks …
Feb 26, 2017, 5:35 AMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: autonomous Uber was driving itself when it ran a red light in San Francisco, though Uber claimed “human error”   —  The suit, brought by the autonomous car business Waymo, accuses Uber and a star engineer, Anthony Levandowski, of planning to steal trade secrets.  —  April 22, 2064
Feb 24, 2017, 9:45 PMIn context
Katie Benner / New York Times:
Sources: early Snap investor Lightspeed added terms effectively giving it veto power over later investments; Snap founders tightened grip on company in response   —  When Snap goes public next month, one of the biggest winners will be Lightspeed Venture Partners.
Feb 24, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Interviews with 30+ current and former Uber employees depict an unrestrained work culture; Uber also faces 3+ lawsuits over sexual harrassment or verbal abuse   —  SAN FRANCISCO — When new employees join Uber, they are asked to subscribe to 14 core company values, including making bold bets …
Feb 22, 2017, 8:00 PMIn context
New York Times:
Inside Europe's fight against online disinformation, as Dutch, German, and French elections approach   —  BRUSSELS — They scan websites and pore over social media, combing through hundreds of reports a day.  But the bogus claims just keep coming.  —  Germans are fleeing their country, fearful of Muslim refugees.
Feb 22, 2017, 5:35 AMIn context
Katie Benner / New York Times:
Snap explains how it's unique in these five clips from its 35-minute IPO roadshow video   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Snap, the parent company of the ephemeral-message application Snapchat, on Friday revealed its own story: the video presentation it will use to pitch investors as it prepares to go public in a few weeks.
Feb 19, 2017, 6:55 PMIn context
John Herrman / New York Times:
How a hands-off culture and tangible rewards for attention led to the PewDiePie scandal on YouTube, a platform with its own emerging politics   —  Felix Kjellberg, known to his fans as PewDiePie, is by far YouTube's biggest star.  His videos, a mix of video-game narration, humorous rants and commentary …
Feb 16, 2017, 2:45 PMIn context
New York Times:
SEC filing shows Berkshire Hathaway nearly quadrupled investment in Apple last quarter to $7.7B, up from $2B in previous quarter   —  OMAHA, Neb. — Warren Buffett's company nearly quadrupled its investment in Apple to over 57 million shares during the last three months of last year.
Feb 14, 2017, 9:55 PMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
How Amazon is using Seattle as a testing ground for its experiments in bricks-and-mortar retailing   —  SEATTLE — On a busy stretch of road in this city's Ballard neighborhood, a curious new grocery store is taking shape — and so begins another effort by Amazon to use the residents of its hometown as guinea pigs.
Feb 14, 2017, 5:00 AMIn context
New York Times:
Sub-Saharan African nations like Cameroon, Gambia, and the Republic of Congo increasingly use internet blackouts to stem protests   —  DAKAR, Senegal — Julius Ikena's trade business is at a standstill because he cannot make electronic payments to his partners.
Feb 12, 2017, 11:15 AMIn context

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