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Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Alphabet's Waymo sues Otto and parent company Uber for trade secret theft, unfair competition, and patent infringement, claiming Otto founder took LiDAR designs   —  The Alphabet subsidiary is accusing its former employee, Otto co-founder Anthony Levandowski, of downloading 14,000 confidential files before he left the company.
Feb 23, 2017, 6:08 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook begins testing ad breaks in partner videos, sharing 55% of ad revenue; Live videos from Pages with 2K+ followers will get an ad break option   —  Many publishers have trouble making money off Facebook videos — this could change that.  —  Facebook is ready to make money from all the videos …
Feb 23, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Brian Robbins, CEO of teen/tween video network AwesomenessTV, is stepping down and will be replaced by Brett Boutier   —  Here's the memo.  —  Brian Robbins, the founder and CEO of teen/tween video network AwesomenessTV, is leaving the company.  —  In a memo to his staff …
Feb 22, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Amazon Go checkout-less store in Seattle will sell alcohol and have staff on hand to check IDs   —  The Amazon Go store in Seattle also carries sandwiches, salads and snacks.  —  Amazon's new convenience store of the future has no lines and no cashiers.  But it will have someone checking IDs.
Feb 21, 2017, 10:50 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Sources largely attribute problems at Uber to Kalanick's original directive for HR to focus on recruitment rather than workplace issues   —  Could allegations of sexual harassment and sexism put the company's future IPO prospects at risk?  —  Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has hired former U.S …
Feb 21, 2017, 6:55 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Instagram hires Kristina Schake, formerly head of communications for Hillary Clinton's campaign and Michelle Obama, as communications chief   —  Kristina Schake is joining Instagram to lead comms, and current comms boss David Swain is leaving after almost a decade at Facebook.
Feb 21, 2017, 4:45 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Uber CEO Kalanick tells staff in memo that former US AG Eric Holder has been hired to probe sexism allegations, and Uber will begin publishing diversity reports   —  The car-hailing company has tried to move quickly to quell the outrage over blog that alleges rampant sexism.
Feb 20, 2017, 6:43 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sriram Krishnan, who led Snap's ad tech offerings, is leaving the company after one year   —  Sriram Krishnan, who joined a year ago from Facebook, was a key leader on Snap's ad tech team.  —  Sriram Krishnan, one of Snap's top ad executives, has left the company less than a month before Snap's expected IPO.
Feb 19, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Zuckerberg's letter, while short on specifics, hints at how Facebook might “create the greatest positive impact on the world”   —  The Zuckerberg manifesto, explained.  —  Mark Zuckerberg posted nearly 6,000 words today outlining his vision for Facebook's future …
Feb 16, 2017, 9:20 PMIn context
Recode:
Alphabet reduces the number of balloons needed to test Loon from 200-400 to 10-30 using AI and an improved system for altitude control and navigation   —  The Loon project says these advancements shorten their timeline for deployment.  —  Loon, the balloon project that aims to deliver internet …
Feb 16, 2017, 3:30 PMIn context

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