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Mark Bergen / Recode:
Report: Google Fiber chief Craig Barratt was told by Larry Page to halve staff to 500; Alphabet CFO Ruth Porat interceded to defend business model   —  Another bump in the road for Alphabet.  —  For the past year, Ruth Porat, the CFO of Google and its parent Alphabet, has told Wall Street …
Aug 25, 2016, 3:35 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Sources: online home-furnishings retailer One Kings Lane sold for less than $30M this year after being valued at $900M in early 2014   —  In the wake of two huge e-commerce acquisitions, a reminder of the tough ones.  —  One Kings Lane, an online home-furnishings retailer …
Aug 23, 2016, 7:00 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Sources: Amazon hopes to launch unlimited, ad-free, $4-$5/month Echo-only music streaming service in September, has yet to finalize deals with labels   —  Spotify, Apple Music and everyone else cost $10 a month.  Amazon wants to charge half of that.  —  Amazon wants to launch …
Aug 22, 2016, 7:35 PMIn context
Recode:
Sources: Lyft recently sought $9B for buyout after GM expressed interest in acquiring the company but received no bids even after lowering its asking price   —  It failed to find another buyer after GM expressed interest in acquiring the company.  —  Lyft may have run out of options.
Aug 19, 2016, 9:10 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Dropbox CFO Vanessa Wittman leaving due to health reasons, her deputy Ajay Vashee will take over on September 1   —  Vanessa Wittman will be replaced by Ajay Vashee.  —  Dropbox CFO Vanessa Wittman is stepping down due to what the San Francisco-based storage company described as “health reasons.”
Aug 19, 2016, 1:45 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Instagram starts showing US users personalized video suggestions of live events in the Explore tab   —  The photo sharer is getting into event curation again.  —  Instagram really wants to become a video destination.  It's one of the reasons (I suspect) it built its own version …
Aug 17, 2016, 1:10 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Recode:
LG will use Intel factories to start making its own mobile chips using 10-nanometer technology that will debut in 2017   —  The move could be a blow to Qualcomm.  —  Korean phone maker LG, which has largely relied on processors from Qualcomm, plans to start making a new generation of homegrown mobile chips using Intel factories.
Aug 16, 2016, 10:10 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Univision acquires Gawker Media for $135M; Denton says employees will continue work under new ownership “disentangled from the legal campaign”   —  Sold!  —  Univision has won the auction for Gawker Media.  —  The TV network and digital publisher has agreed to pay $135 million …
Aug 16, 2016, 6:17 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Ford plans fleet of fully autonomous cars operating in a riding-hailing service by 2021; CEO says self-driving cars as a service to become main revenue source   —  The company has invested in four startups as part of that effort.  —  Ford is finally taking the plunge and setting a date …
Aug 16, 2016, 2:25 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Recode:
Former co-workers of GV's new chief David Krane describe him as energetic and politically savvy   —  The company swapped the dreamer for the networker.  —  At the helm of its venture arm, Google swapped the dreamer for the networker.  —  Friday is the final day for Bill Maris at Google Ventures …
Aug 13, 2016, 2:00 AMIn context

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