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Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Yelp Tops Q1 Expectations, Raises 2014 Guidance   —  Online reviews company Yelp posted a narrower loss and more revenue in the first quarter than Wall Street analysts were expecting, sending the stock up more than three percent in after-hours trading.  Yelp lost four cents a share on $76 million …
Apr 30, 2014, 5:10 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Etsy Paid Less Than $10 Million for Online Gadget Marketplace Grand St. (Updated)   —  In many ways, Grand St. aspired to build an Etsy for electronics.  Now Etsy has acquired Grand St., the company announced today.  —  The deal, which is still closing, was a small one.
Apr 23, 2014, 3:55 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Apple Interviewing Job Candidates for Mobile Payments Push   —  Apple has been interviewing senior payments industry executives to push ahead on a plan to build an electronic payments business, according to two people familiar with the process.  —  The company has been meeting with potential applicants …
Apr 21, 2014, 3:15 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Webvan founder Louis Borders is working on a new grocery delivery business   —  Webvan's Founder Is Back and He's Building Another Grocery Delivery Business  —  Two years after his high-flying online grocery business collapsed into bankruptcy, Webvan founder Louis Borders was quoted as saying …
Apr 18, 2014, 3:10 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Lending Club Raises $115 Million, Acquires Springstone Financial for $140 Million   —  Lending Club, the online market that connects borrowers looking for loans with individuals with the money to fund them, has acquired Springstone Financial for about $140 million in cash and stock, the company said this morning.
Apr 17, 2014, 2:00 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Amazon Says No to Accepting Bitcoin, Maybe to Building an Amex or Visa Competitor   —  Like bitcoin?  Like Amazon?  Want to use bitcoin to buy stuff from Amazon?  —  I have some bad news for you.  Not going to happen anytime soon.  —  “Obviously it gets a lot of press and we have considered it …
Apr 14, 2014, 7:15 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Square Hires Amazon AWS Exec Alyssa Henry as Engineering Lead   —  Square is one step closer to fully filling out its executive team, hiring long-time Amazon veteran Alyssa Henry as its new engineering lead.  —  At Square, Henry will “head up engineering operations for Square's infrastructure …
Apr 14, 2014, 6:00 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Jeff Bezos is making payments a top area of focus and investment at Amazon   —  Jeff Bezos to Amazon Payments Team: Move Faster  —  The payments industry has been waiting for years for Amazon, with its 215 million credit cards on file, to flex its muscles.  Apparently, CEO Jeff Bezos has been, too.
Apr 13, 2014, 9:10 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
Sources: Apple not interested in acquiring Square, Jack Dorsey not keen on selling it to Google   —  A Sale or IPO or More Funding?  Here's What Might Be Next for Square.  —  Of all the many high-profile Internet companies, perhaps none has attracted more speculation than Square.  It makes sense.
Apr 9, 2014, 10:30 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Re/code:
More Exec Departures Hit Payments Startup Clinkle   —  Sooner or later, you'd think the bleeding has to stop at Clinkle.  Not yet, though.  —  Re/code has learned that Chief Service and Operational Officer Andy Rendich has left the startup just a few weeks after COO Barry McCarthy …
Mar 31, 2014, 1:10 PMIn context

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