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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
AngelList has acquired Product Hunt, sources say for about $20M; Product Hunt will continue as a standalone site with Ryan Hoover continuing as CEO   —  Product Hunt will continue to operate as a standalone site.  —  AngelList, the company that helps investors find startups to invest in …
Dec 1, 2016, 11:15 AMIn context
April Glaser / Recode:
Trump's new FCC advisers Jeff Eisenach and Mark Jamison oppose net neutrality and broadband subsidies for low-income Americans   —  The president-elect's new FCC advisers dislike net neutrality and broadband subsidies for low-income Americans.  —  President-elect Trump formally named …
Nov 21, 2016, 6:15 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Joya Communications, developer of video sharing app Marco Polo, raises around $20M, now valued near $100M; Benchmark's Bill Gurley to join firm's board   —  Benchmark partner Bill Gurley is expected to join the startup's board.  —  VC firm Benchmark has a strong track record …
Nov 20, 2016, 5:55 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
AOL to lay off 500 employees, or 5% of its staff, mostly in its corporate units; CEO says resources will be shifted to mobile, video, and data offerings   —  There will be more changes next year if the deal to buy Yahoo is completed.  —  AOL will announce layoffs of 5 percent of its staff today …
Nov 17, 2016, 8:50 AMIn context
April Glaser / Recode:
Benioff on why he prodded FTC on Microsoft-LinkedIn deal after Salesforce lost bid: regulators should examine mergers resulting in monopolistic control of data   —  The FTC has never challenged a merger based on the anticompetitive acquisition of data.  —  Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff …
Nov 15, 2016, 5:15 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Snap to sell Spectacles through “Snapbot” vending machines in different locations for one day; sources say Snap will likely only sell a few thousand this fall   —  You can buy Spectacles — just not online or in a store.  —  Snap is selling its new futuristic …
Nov 10, 2016, 12:10 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: Nasty Gal prepares to file for bankruptcy, and founder Sophia Amoruso is resigning as executive chairwoman   —  Founder Sophia Amoruso will also resign as executive chairwoman of the online clothing retailer.  —  According to sources close to the situation, Nasty Gal is preparing …
Nov 9, 2016, 9:20 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook launches Flash, another Snapchat clone, for emerging markets, in Brazil; it works in areas with limited connectivity and is less than 25MB in size   —  Can Facebook beat Snapchat to its future growth markets?  —  Facebook is launching another Snapchat clone, a standalone ephemeral picture …
Nov 9, 2016, 11:55 AMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Comcast's NBCUniversal will handle ad sales for Apple News in exclusive deal starting in January; Apple says Apple News now has over 70M unique users   —  It's an exclusive deal, but publishers can still sell their own.  —  Apple is bringing in help to boost its News app.
Nov 7, 2016, 12:55 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Postmates' investors converted their preferred stock to common stock at latest funding round, forfeiting their liquidation preferences to help retain employees   —  One downside to the new fundraise.  —  Postmates' difficult but successful investment raise of $141 million has given the delivery startup new life.
Nov 6, 2016, 9:15 PMIn context

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