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Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Apple iPhone Privacy Changes Lead to Layoffs at Retail Tracking Startup Nomi   —  Apple giveth, and Apple taketh away.  —  When iOS8, Apple's new mobile operating software, rolls out in the fall, a subtle change in how Wi-Fi networks identify nearby iPhones is set to upend how some retail stores are tracking repeat visits by shoppers.
Aug 10, 2014, 9:00 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Square Will Announce Acquisition of Food Delivery Startup Caviar This Week   —  Square is on a mission to diversify, and it's turning to the red-hot food delivery industry to do so.  —  The payments company run by CEO Jack Dorsey plans to announce this week that it has acquired San Francisco-based Caviar …
Aug 3, 2014, 10:45 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Former Diapers.com CEO Marc Lore gets $55 million investment for e-commerce startup Jet   —  CEO Who Sold Diapers.com to Amazon Raises $55 Million to Challenge Amazon Again  —  If you can't beat 'em, try, try again.  —  That's the playbook being followed by Marc Lore …
Jul 29, 2014, 3:30 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Facebook and Uber Discuss Integration of Car Service Into Messenger   —  Mark Zuckerberg must be looking to Asia for inspiration for the kind of platform Facebook Messenger could become.  —  Here's one idea: An integration with popular car-hailing service Uber that would be beneficial to both companies and, presumably, their users.
Jul 24, 2014, 2:40 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Starbucks will let customers place pickup orders via mobile app in one test market this year   —  Starbucks Has Bigger Plans in Mobile Payments Than Most People Realize  —  A decade after the idea was first sketched on the proverbial drawing board, Starbucks is poised to finally let its customers order their coffees from their phones.
Jul 19, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
LivingSocial Hires eBay's Gautam Thakar as New CEO   —  LivingSocial has hired eBay's Gautam Thaker as its new CEO, replacing co-founder Tim O'Shaughnessy as the once fast-growing deals company attempts to create a new plan for growth.  Thaker most recently was general manager of eBay Advertising and CEO of eBay's Shopping.com site.
Jul 15, 2014, 2:00 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Google sets aside as much as $500M to expand Shopping Express nationwide, fend off Amazon   —  Inside Google's Big Plan to Race Amazon to Your Door  —  Google is the undisputed king of search in all but one lucrative and vital category: Product searches.  —  Over the past decade …
Jul 6, 2014, 8:50 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Fab's CEO, Still Standing, Is Plotting the Next 20 Years   —  Forget what you know about the old Fab.  This time CEO Jason Goldberg thinks he's finally got it right with a new furniture site called Hem.  —  Investors can be forgiven for demanding Goldberg's head given the sheer number of pivots the e-commerce site has endured.
Jul 6, 2014, 5:30 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
eBay Confirms Shutdown of Small-Business E-Commerce Software Products   —  eBay announced on Tuesday that it would be shutting down its Magento Go and ProStores small-business e-commerce products in early 2015.  The closure of these offerings, which Re/code first reported last week …
Jul 1, 2014, 2:45 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
“Buy Now” Buttons Start Appearing in Tweets.  Is Twitter Shopping Finally Here?   —  Two things stand out about the sneakers pictured above in a screenshot from Twitter.  First, their list price is a cool $170 million (though we imagine that's a glitch).  —  Second, there's a “Buy now” button included in the tweet.
Jun 30, 2014, 8:40 PMIn context

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