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Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Sources: NBCUniversal paid around $230M for Craftsy, a site that sells videos of crafts classes, as well as craft supplies and kits   —  Put one in the win column for content + commerce.  —  It turns out content and commerce can be a valuable mix.  —  Earlier this week …
May 12, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Founder of Nucleus, which raised $5.6M from Alexa Fund, and now faces competition from similar Echo Show device, says Amazon crippling its Alexa Fund ecosystem   —  Another cautionary tale for would-be Amazon partners.  —  When the investment arm of Amazon's Alexa division led …
May 10, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Square is rolling out debit cards that draw money from users' Square Cash accounts   —  It's a prepaid card, not a real debit card.  But it's like the one Jack Dorsey recently showed off.  —  Last month, Jack Dorsey teased the launch of a Square debit card.
May 6, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Recode:
Sources: Amazon and Apple close to an agreement to launch Amazon video app on Apple TV; Amazon employees expect the app in Q3   —  Jeff Bezos and Tim Cook bury the hatchet.  —  Amazon and Apple may have reached a truce.  —  The tech giants, who are increasingly competing for customers' time …
May 5, 2017, 11:10 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Sources: Apple in talks with payments industry partners to launch Venmo-like P2P money-transfer service; one source says service could be announced this year   —  Could the money-transfer service be called Apple Cash, perhaps?  —  Apple's on-again, off-again flirtation with building …
Apr 27, 2017, 11:10 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Sources: PetSmart is acquiring Chewy.com for $3.35B in the largest e-commerce acquisition ever   —  Bigger than Walmart's deal for Jet.com.  —  PetSmart has agreed to make the biggest e-commerce acquisition in history, putting a deal in place to snatch up fast-growing pet food …
Apr 18, 2017, 3:23 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Sources: Amazon execs told employees they expected Quidsi, including Diapers.com, to be profitable in 2017, raising speculation about real reasons for shutdown   —  The e-commerce giant blamed profitability issues, but sources say execs expected the subsidiary to be profitable in 2017.
Apr 3, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Industry insiders shed light on how pricing war between Amazon and Walmart is putting pressure on suppliers of consumer packaged goods   —  Grocery suppliers are feeling the squeeze — big-time.  —  Last month, Walmart gathered some of America's biggest household brands near its Arkansas headquarters for a tough talk.
Apr 2, 2017, 6:30 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Instacart will pay $4.6M to settle a class-action lawsuit with independent contractors and change its description of a service fee often mistaken as a tip   —  The startup also has to change how it describes a controversial service fee.  —  The grocery delivery startup Instacart has agreed …
Mar 23, 2017, 6:00 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Amazon says it's working on its 10th Amazon Books store, located in Bellevue Square in Seattle with plans to open in 2017   —  The new Amazon Books location will open in Bellevue, Wash., later this year.  —  People were surprised when Amazon announced its first brick-and-mortar bookstore in November 2015.
Mar 8, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context

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Microsoft:
Testing a datacenter under the sea  —  Envisioned to be resilient and self-sustainable, Project Natick enters a new research phase off the Scottish coast.
IBM:
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