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Tess Townsend / Recode:
New York Times Deputy Tech Editor Quentin Hardy leaving to become the head of editorial for Google Cloud   —  He announced on Twitter Monday that he will be head of editorial for Google Cloud.  —  New York Times deputy tech editor Quentin Hardy is heading to Google.
Jan 23, 2017, 5:28 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Instagram founder Kevin Systrom and Head of Product Kevin Weil explain the bevy of new features launched in 2016, many of which were inspired by Snapchat   —  How Kevin Systrom got over minimalism and snapped into building mode.  —  Toward the tail end of 2015, Kevin Systrom, the CEO of Instagram …
Jan 23, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Amazon just launched virtual ‘Dash’ buttons for one-click buying from the homepage   —  Just let me live in the warehouse already.  —  Another day, another attempt by Amazon to make buying something as easy as humanly possible.  —  The e-commerce leader just unveiled digital versions of its Dash buttons …
Jan 20, 2017, 11:05 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitter says it beat “many” internal workplace diversity targets in 2016, including promoting minorities and women to leadership positions   —  Twitter's workforce is a little more diverse, but still predominantly white and male.  —  Most Silicon Valley tech companies have workforces …
Jan 19, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Timehop CEO Jon Wegener, who announced he was leaving last week, lands at Snap Inc. to work on product   —  Jonathan Wegener will work on product.  —  Last week, Jonathan Wegener, the CEO of Timehop, a social photo app that once showed a lot of promise, announced he was leaving the startup.
Jan 18, 2017, 2:40 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: publishers doubt Facebook will renew paid livestreaming deals, as it has been pushing them to focus on creating longer content   —  Publishers don't expect Facebook to renew the deals it was pushing last spring; now Facebook wants something else.  —  Facebook spent more than $50 million …
Jan 17, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Walmart streamlines retail, web teams internal memos show; e-commerce CTO to oversee tech teams at retail stores, US CMO to lead Walmart.com & Jet.com marketing   —  Can the brick-and-mortar retailer become a tech company?  —  If Walmart is going to better compete with Amazon …
Jan 14, 2017, 9:05 PMIn context
April Glaser / Recode:
French drone maker Parrot is laying off a third of its drone division, about 290 staff, after a poor performance in Q4 led to missed 2016 sales estimates   —  It's not easy to compete with DJI.  —  Drone makers are having a tough time competing with China's DJI.
Jan 10, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Sources: Facebook to start testing mid-roll video ad format and, like YouTube, share 55% of the revenue with video publishers   —  Mark Zuckerberg has been building a video empire.  Time to turn it into a business.  —  Facebook wants to show more ads to people who watch its videos …
Jan 9, 2017, 10:15 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: details from Mark Zuckerberg's candid weekly Q&A sessions almost never leak because staffers fear reprisal, such as firings and peer pressure   —  The CEO opens up to 16,000 employees once a week.  Why don't you hear more about it?  —  On a Friday afternoon in July 2015 …
Jan 5, 2017, 11:25 AMIn context

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