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Kara Swisher / Recode:
As Facebook courts publishers, the company and some of its directors decline to comment on board member Peter Thiel's funding of lawsuit against Gawker   —  And there will also likely be no action, either.  —  Here's a very good question swirling around Silicon Valley and the media universe today …
May 26, 2016, 2:50 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: group led by Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert, backed by Warren Buffet, and advised by former senior Yahoo executives bids for Yahoo   —  Former execs Dan Rosensweig and Tim Cadogan are also helping in the Yahoo sweepstakes.  —  Apparently, once you bleed purple, you never stop.
May 14, 2016, 3:10 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Sources: second round of bidders in Yahoo sale have begun all-day meetings; Mayer playing a more active role as initial recalcitrance regarding sale has faded   —  It's time for the real deal to emerge.  —  The second round of bidders in the sale of Yahoo have begun holding all-day meetings …
May 9, 2016, 5:30 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Yahoo bidders include Verizon, TPG, and Bain Capital paired with Vista Equity Partners, which involves multiple former Yahoo execs including Ross Levinsohn   —  Yahoo bidders are few and far between, but include Verizon, TPG and a gang of exes  —  As Yahoo prepares to release what is widely expected …
Apr 19, 2016, 2:35 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Bill Campbell, legendary “Coach” to Silicon Valley execs, and former Intuit CEO, has died of cancer at age 75   —  Silicon Valley's Legendary ‘Coach’ Bill Campbell Has Died  —  Bill Campbell — who garnered the name “The Coach” for the sage advice and counsel he gave numerous tech leaders …
Apr 18, 2016, 12:03 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
TaskRabbit names current COO and former Google executive Stacy Brown-Philpot as CEO; she replaces founder Leah Busque, who becomes executive chairwoman   —  Brown-Philpot Tapped as New TaskRabbit CEO  —  Stacy Brown-Philpot, the COO of TaskRabbit, has been named CEO of the San Francisco-based errand and personal services platform.
Apr 14, 2016, 3:15 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Yahoo Gives Bidders Another Week, Moving Deadline to April 18   —  Yahoo has moved the deadline for its bids out another week to April 18, according to sources close to the situation and the blabby bankers they talk to.  —  The process to sell Yahoo has been churning on as a variety …
Apr 8, 2016, 10:35 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Apr 6, 2016, 2:32 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Tinder acquires contact management startup Humin for tech and IP assets, hires top execs   —  As Expected, Tinder Buys Humin to Goose Better Relationships  —  As Re/code previously reported it would, Tinder has officially acquired contact management startup Humin.
Mar 29, 2016, 12:27 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
Mar 24, 2016, 8:00 PMIn context

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