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Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Facebook announces improved benefits for US contractors and vendors, including $15 minimum wage, 15 paid days off, child benefits   —  Facebook Presses for More Pay for Janitors, Cooks  —  Tech giant pushes its vendors to improve pay, benefits for their workers
May 13, 2015, 12:35 PMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook to host content with ‘Instant Articles’ initiative starting later this month, will offer publishers 100% of revenue if they sell their own ads   —  Facebook Offers to Let Publishers Keep Revenue From Certain Ads  —  Publishers currently post links to content but mobile device speed frustrating users
May 1, 2015, 6:55 PMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
WhatsApp hits 800M monthly active users, stays on pace to reach 1B users by year's end   —  WhatsApp Hits 800 Million Users — 1 Billion by Year-End?  —  “What I'd say around messaging is we're pretty early in that cycle,” Zuckerberg said during the company's fourth-quarter earnings call.
Apr 18, 2015, 1:05 PMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Instagram Tightens Guidelines to Curb Pornography and Harassment   —  Instagram is dropping the nice-guy act.  —  The photo- and video-sharing app Thursday unveiled more-detailed standards for images, aimed at curbing pornography and harassment.  The tone is tougher, too …
Apr 16, 2015, 11:20 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Facebook's solar-powered Internet drone, dubbed Aquila, with a wingspan of a Boeing 737 to begin testing this summer   —  Facebook, Moving Ahead with Drone, Plans Test This Summer  —  Facebook plans to test a version of its solar-powered drone this summer, a step in its efforts …
Mar 26, 2015, 10:25 PMIn context
Reuters:
Amazon to invest $55M in its Silicon Valley-based hardware unit Lab126 to develop smart home gadgets and wearables   —  Exclusive: Amazon tests smart home gadgets, expands hardware lab  —  (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc will boost staffing at its secretive Silicon Valley-based hardware unit …
Sep 24, 2014, 8:20 AMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Reuters:
Amazon expands its test of offering assembly, installation and repair services to NY, LA   —  Amazon quickens push into tough local services market  —  (Reuters) - Seattle audio and video technician Todd Mueller showed up last year for what might have been a routine job except for one thing: Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) was taking notes.
Aug 1, 2014, 5:00 AMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Reuters:
Exclusive: Amazon.com plans local services marketplace this year - sources   —  (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc later this year plans to launch a marketplace for local services, a broad term that encompasses anything from babysitters to handymen to birthday clowns, beginning with a single market, several people familiar with the matter said.
Jun 10, 2014, 3:10 PMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Reuters:
Amazon to launch online subscription and billing payments for startups, competing with Paypal   —  Amazon expands middleman role in latest online payments push  —  (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc will start managing subscription payments for start-ups and other companies - the latest in a series …
Jun 9, 2014, 12:00 PMIn context
Reuters:
eBay discovered breach in early May, didn't initially believe customer data was compromised   —  Exclusive: EBay did not initially realize customer data compromised in breach - executive  —  An eBay logo is projected onto white boxes in this illustration picture taken in Warsaw, January 21, 2014.
May 23, 2014, 4:45 PMIn context

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