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Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Telegram has raised an additional $850M for its ICO, according to SEC documents, bringing total raised to $1.7B, which could make it the largest ever ICO   —  Messaging app Telegram has raised an additional $850 million for its initial coin offering, according to documents filed with the SEC on Thursday.
Mar 29, 2018, 6:45 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Snap confirms it has laid off just over 120 people in its engineering department, less than 10% of the unit, in its largest round of layoffs to date   —  Snap Inc. is preparing its largest round of layoffs to date, Cheddar has learned.  —  The Snapchat-maker plans to announce …
Mar 7, 2018, 2:33 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Sources: Snap is working on new Spectacles for Q3 focusing on performance; 3rd gen planned for 2019 with 2 cameras for 3D-like depth effects in videos for $300   —  Snap Inc. plans to launch a second version of its Spectacles glasses this year followed by a more ambitious third version equipped …
Mar 2, 2018, 10:30 AMIn context
Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Source: Snap's VP of Sales Jeff Lucas has left the company after joining less than two years ago   —  Jeff Lucas, Snap Inc.'s VP of Sales, has left the company, Cheddar has learned.  —  His departure comes after working for less than two years at Snap.  Before that he served as ad sales chief at Viacom.
Feb 12, 2018, 1:45 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Leaked Snap memo to staff threatens them with termination, financial liability, and even jail time if they leak confidential information about the company   —  Snap Inc. has a simple message to its employees: leak information, and you could be sued or even jailed.
Jan 19, 2018, 10:00 AMIn context
Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Sources: Snap laid off about 24 people across 8 teams, mostly in the content unit that curates users' videos; some staff were asked to relocate to Los Angeles   —  Snapchat parent Snap Inc. laid off roughly two dozen people across 8 different teams on Thursday, people familiar with the matter told Cheddar.
Jan 18, 2018, 5:11 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Sources: Facebook plans to unveil Portal, an Echo Show-like video chat device with a screen and camera, at F8 in May and ship it in second half of 2018 for $499   —  Facebook is about to jump into the consumer hardware business in a big way with a video chat device named “Portal,” …
Jan 9, 2018, 11:50 AMIn context
Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Source: Snap is developing a “Stories Everywhere” product, led by former Storyful CEO, to make Stories available outside Snapchat, possibly through a web player   —  Snapchat is developing a new product called “Stories Everywhere” with a goal of making Snapchat Stories available outside …
Dec 27, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Source: Snapchat redesign coming Dec. 4, app will still open to camera, all friend-based comms move to left, all crowdsourced, partner, celeb stories to right   —  - Snapchat's biggest redesign ever is planned to debut on December 4, Business Insider has learned.
Nov 8, 2017, 6:55 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Snap reports Q3 revenue of $207.9M, up 62% YoY, vs. $235.5M est., as DAUs grew 17% YoY or 3% QoQ to 178M   —  Snap CEO Evan Spiegel.  —  Snap Inc. will report its third-quarter earnings after the closing bell on Tuesday.  —  The primary question for investors is whether the young public company …
Nov 7, 2017, 4:27 PMIn context

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