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Tony Romm / Recode:
Executives for wireless and drone firms, including AT&T and PrecisionHawk, lobby Trump to cut down on regulations in White House meeting   —  For the likes of AT&T and PrecisionHawk, the face time with the president offered a chance to push their agendas.
Jun 22, 2017, 12:40 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com invests $397M in London-based luxury boutique marketplace Farfetch, with JD.com CEO Richard Liu joining its board   —  The deal will help London-based Farfetch expand its Chinese operations.  —  JD.com, Alibaba's largest rival in the Chinese e-commerce market …
Jun 22, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
With her blog post about toxic bro-culture at Uber, Susan Fowler proved that one person can make a difference   —  The former engineer took a big swing at the car-hailing giant, and did us all an even bigger favor.  —  It was Lao Tzu who said that “the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”
Jun 22, 2017, 10:50 AMIn context
Recode:
Uber confirms TPG Capital partner David Trujillo appointed to board of directors   —  Bonderman stepped down last week after making a sexist remark at an Uber staff meeting.  —  David Trujillo, a partner at investment firm TPG Capital, will be taking David Bonderman's seat on Uber's board of directors, sources familiar told Recode.
Jun 21, 2017, 2:45 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Possible Kalanick replacements at Uber: YouTube's Susan Wojcicki, ex-Ford CEO Alan Mulally, ex-eBay CEO John Donahoe; sources say Sandberg to stay at Facebook   —  The embattled ride-hail company needs a no-nonsense executive with some form of experience with distributed networks.
Jun 21, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Meghann Farnsworth / Recode:
White House posts 20 minute video of Trump's American Tech Council meeting with 18 tech execs, notably missing representation from Facebook, Twitter   —  Silicon Valley is taking a field trip to D.C.  —  This is “tech week” at the White House, and that means Silicon Valley's tech giants …
Jun 20, 2017, 10:50 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Sources on White House tech meeting: Cook and Trump discuss immigration reform, Google talks AI, tech firms push back on tying H-1B visas to high paying jobs   —  For many, a meeting at the White House yesterday offered a chance to push their political and business agendas.
Jun 20, 2017, 2:32 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Amazon tests Prime Wardrobe, a new service that lets customers try up to 15 pieces of clothing at a time, with bigger discounts the more they keep   —  Prime Wardrobe is currently in beta.  —  Following in the footsteps of a host of e-commerce startups, Amazon's fashion division is testing …
Jun 20, 2017, 11:20 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Trump meets with tech execs, says US gov't must “catch up” with private sector; Cook calls for coding in schools; Bezos favors more adoption of commercial tech   —  The leaders of Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft, who met with Trump on Monday, have a few asks of their own.
Jun 19, 2017, 7:17 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: Slack is raising $500M at a $5B post-money valuation, leading to acquisition interest from Amazon, Microsoft, Google, and Salesforce   —  The business communications company has gotten acquisition offers in the past from Microsoft and others  —  Slack, the popular business communications company …
Jun 15, 2017, 1:55 PMIn context

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