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Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Sources: Apple in talks with payments industry partners to launch Venmo-like P2P money-transfer service; one source says service could be announced this year   —  Could the money-transfer service be called Apple Cash, perhaps?  —  Apple's on-again, off-again flirtation with building …
Apr 27, 2017, 11:10 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Instagram says it now has 700M monthly active users, adding 100M new users in just over four months   —  It took the company just four months to add 100 million new accounts.  —  Instagram is growing faster than it ever has before.  —  The photo and video app, which is owned by Facebook …
Apr 26, 2017, 9:05 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Facebook is offering publishers a monthly sum in exchange for a minimum amount of produced video, to host mid-roll ads   —  The new deals include a mix of both live and produced video commitments.  —  Facebook wants to pay publishers to create more produced video as part of a plan …
Apr 21, 2017, 7:55 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
FCC removes restrictions on ISPs raising prices for firms that need a dedicated connection, changes how TV station groups calculate their footprint   —  Republican Chairman Ajit Pai delivers some wins for AT&T, Verizon and a few players in the broadcasting industry.
Apr 20, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Source: Oracle will pay more than $850M for digital ad tracking company Moat   —  A big bet on ad tech.  —  Oracle will pay more than $850 million to acquire Moat, a company that tracks digital ads, according to a person familiar with the deal.  —  Oracle announced its planned acquisition earlier …
Apr 20, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Facebook is looking to hire a head of news products to combat fake news, but is having trouble finding someone with media and tech experience   —  The new role is proving hard to fill.  —  Facebook is looking to hire someone to head up its news products, a significant new role charged …
Apr 20, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Amazon, Facebook, Google, Snap, and 150+ more file brief in federal court arguing against Trump's revised travel ban   —  Amazon, Facebook, Google and Snap are among those filing.  —  Amazon, Facebook, Google, Snap and more than 150 other tech companies told a federal court in Virginia today …
Apr 19, 2017, 5:25 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Sources: PetSmart is acquiring Chewy.com for $3.35B in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever   —  Bigger than Walmart's deal for Jet.com.  —  PetSmart has agreed to make the biggest e-commerce acquisition in history, putting a deal in place to snatch up fast-growing pet food …
Apr 18, 2017, 3:23 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Susan Fowler, the Stripe employee who exposed harassment at Uber, is named editor-in-chief of Increment, Stripe's new quarterly magazine for software engineers   —  The techie who became famous for her blog about the sorry state of Uber will run Increment.  —  Susan Fowler …
Apr 13, 2017, 6:45 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Internet Association, which represents Google, Facebook, Twitter, Netflix, and others, tells FCC chairman Ajit Pai to keep Obama-era net neutrality rules   —  The D.C. lobbying group for Facebook, Google and others tells FCC Chairman Ajit Pai they have their doubts.
Apr 12, 2017, 11:25 AMIn context

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