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Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Driverless-car tech startup Nauto raises $159M Series B led by Greylock Partners and SoftBank   —  Greylock's Reid Hoffman and SoftBank's Shu Nyatta will join Nauto's board as part of the investment.  —  Greylock Partners and SoftBank are leading a $159 series B round into auto-tech startup Nauto.
Jul 19, 2017, 8:55 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources on Uber CEO search: Sheryl Sandberg, Susan Wojcicki, Tom Staggs, Alan Mulally, and Arianna Huffington have little to no interest in the job   —  Uber wants a global CEO — like easyJet CEO Carolyn McCall.  —  I know it's fun to speculate on the various CEO candidates who might take over at Uber.
Jul 13, 2017, 4:48 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
FanDuel and DraftKings drop their merger, following FTC's vote to challenge it last month   —  The decision to terminate the deal comes after the U.S. government voted to challenge it.  —  FanDuel and DraftKings have decided to scrap their merger rather than fight the U.S. government …
Jul 13, 2017, 3:06 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Net neutrality Day of Action organizers estimate at least 10M saw Wednesday's protest, with over 2M submitting comments to the FCC   —  Organizers say they reached more than 10 million users, but some of the largest tech companies seemed to hold back.  —  Facebook, Google, Twitter and other companies …
Jul 13, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitter hires a new CFO: Ned Segal, longtime Goldman Sachs banker and recent Intuit exec, relieving COO Anthony Noto of CFO duties he's held since November   —  Segal was most recently at Intuit.  —  Twitter has hired a new CFO: Ned Segal, a longtime Goldman Sachs banker who was most recently …
Jul 11, 2017, 4:14 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Amazon has quietly rolled out free smart home consultation and $99 in-home product installation service in seven markets   —  The new service is aimed at educating customers about “the smart home” — and, naturally, about Alexa.  —  For 15 years, Best Buy's Geek Squad installation …
Jul 10, 2017, 12:22 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Mark Pincus, Reid Hoffman launch Win the Future to rethink the Democratic Party; project's site will put political topics up for a vote, crowdsource proposals   —  It's called Win the Future, and Pincus is even courting potential WTF candidates like the frontman of '90s rock band Third Eye Blind.
Jul 4, 2017, 12:15 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook says it will identify and demote links from users who post more than 50 times a day in News Feed   —  People who post 50-plus times per day are likely sharing spam or false news, Facebook says.  —  Facebook has a new way of identifying false news and spam in users' feeds …
Jun 30, 2017, 2:23 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
White House confirms Trump nominated Brendan Carr, FCC general counsel and Pai ally, for FCC GOP slot; he named Jessica Rosenworcel for Democratic slot earlier   —  Carr is an ally of agency chairman Ajit Pai, and previously worked in the telecom industry.  —  U.S. President Donald Trump …
Jun 29, 2017, 4:25 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
US House committee debates 14 bills regarding self-driving car rules, as 22 states have enacted their own, often conflicting, regulations   —  It's one of 14 bills that House lawmakers debated Tuesday.  —  Greg Walden recently was riding comfortably in his Subaru Outback …
Jun 27, 2017, 3:45 PMIn context

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