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Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Oculus Has Hired Mary Lou Jepsen Away From Google X   —  Facebook-owned Oculus has hired away big-time Google X executive Mary Lou Jepsen, according to sources familiar with the move.  —  Jepsen, who spent the last three years running the Display Division at Google X, is joining …
Mar 3, 2015, 7:10 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Tinder building out ad product, approaching potential partners including Facebook, Twitter   —  Tinder Is Building Out Its Ad Product  —  Dating app Tinder is ready to make some money.  —  The Los Angeles-based startup, which isn't generating any substantial revenue, is building out its first ad product …
Feb 27, 2015, 6:20 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Twitter's global head of developer and platform relations, Jeff Sandquist, is departing after less than 18 months   —  Twitter's Global Developer Lead Jeff Sandquist Departing  —  Twitter's global head of developer and platform relations, Jeff Sandquist, is leaving the company at the end of the week …
Feb 24, 2015, 4:55 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Kara Swisher Interviews President Barack Obama on Cyber Security, Privacy and His Relationship With Silicon Valley   —  President Barack Obama took the hot seat with Re/code's Kara Swisher Friday as the two talked about a range of tech-focused topics, including cyber warfare …
Feb 13, 2015, 9:40 PMIn context
Re/code:
Apps Search Pioneer Quixey Poised to Raise $60 Million From Alibaba, Twitter, SoftBank   —  Quixey, the app search engine, is close to getting $60 million in funding from a powerful coterie of investors, including China's Alibaba Group, Twitter, SoftBank and others.
Feb 11, 2015, 3:15 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Twitter restricts employee access to MAU metrics, making them only available on a need-to-know basis   —  Twitter Cuts Off Employee Access to Its Metrics  —  At Twitter, size matters.  —  There's no metric more important to the social network than the number of people that use the service …
Feb 5, 2015, 1:50 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Twitter is testing a new landing page featuring curated tweets for people without accounts   —  Another Twitter Update!  This One's a New Homepage, Designed to Lure New Users.  —  Twitter is experimenting with yet another new product tweak — a homepage designed for people who visit Twitter but don't have their own account.
Feb 3, 2015, 11:30 PMIn context
Re/code:
Snapchat “Discover” Content Feature Launches Tuesday   —  Snapchat's boosters have long argued the company could be more than just a messaging service: It could also be a platform for media companies to reach the startup's youthful audience.  —  Now Snapchat will try to deliver on its promises.
Jan 26, 2015, 8:45 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Snapchat Revenue Boss Mike Randall Departs After Seven Months   —  Snapchat's revenue boss Mike Randall has left the company, seven months after joining the messaging startup.  —  Randall, who was hired away from Facebook in June 2014, departed last week.  —  “We thank Mike for his many contributions …
Jan 20, 2015, 1:00 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Video chat startup Rounds raises $12M led by Sequoia, allows chats with up to 12 users and gameplay and video watching while chatting   —  Video Chat Startup Rounds Raises $12 Million  —  Rounds, a Tel Aviv-based video chat startup, has raised $12 million in new venture funding, according to CEO Dany Fishel.
Jan 15, 2015, 7:45 AMIn context

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