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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Snap acquired San Francisco-based ad tech firm Flite which has raised money from Sequoia Capital, General Catalyst, more; source calls deal “acquihire”   —  Snap is beefing up its ad tech team.  —  Snap, the parent company that owns Snapchat, has acquired San Francisco …
Dec 19, 2016, 8:00 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Jack Dorsey announces Square's virtual payment cards now work with Apple Pay   —  Square Cash is expanding again.  —  Back in September, Square rolled out virtual payment cards: Digital debit cards that pull directly from a user's Square Cash account.  —  Now those payment cards work with Apple Pay.
Dec 7, 2016, 12:30 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
AngelList has acquired Product Hunt, sources say for about $20M; Product Hunt will continue as a standalone site with Ryan Hoover continuing as CEO   —  Product Hunt will continue to operate as a standalone site.  —  AngelList, the company that helps investors find startups to invest in …
Dec 1, 2016, 11:15 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Joya Communications, developer of video sharing app Marco Polo, raises around $20M, now valued near $100M; Benchmark's Bill Gurley to join firm's board   —  Benchmark partner Bill Gurley is expected to join the startup's board.  —  VC firm Benchmark has a strong track record …
Nov 20, 2016, 5:55 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Snap to sell Spectacles through “Snapbot” vending machines in different locations for one day; sources say Snap will likely only sell a few thousand this fall   —  You can buy Spectacles — just not online or in a store.  —  Snap is selling its new futuristic …
Nov 10, 2016, 12:10 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook launches Flash, another Snapchat clone, for emerging markets, in Brazil; it works in areas with limited connectivity and is less than 25MB in size   —  Can Facebook beat Snapchat to its future growth markets?  —  Facebook is launching another Snapchat clone, a standalone ephemeral picture …
Nov 9, 2016, 11:55 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook to test TV ads delivered via its ad network to apps on devices like Apple TV and Roku   —  Facebook is moving another step closer to getting its hands on TV ad budgets.  —  Facebook has wanted to get its hands on TV ad budgets for years.  Now it's taking another step closer, by selling ads that will actually appear on TVs.
Nov 4, 2016, 11:25 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
NFL Films is producing an exclusive nine-part VR video series for YouTube and Google's Daydream about life in and around the NFL, to debut November 24   —  The videos will be available on YouTube and Google's new VR headset, Daydream.  —  If anything can bring virtual reality into the mainstream, it's NFL football, right?
Nov 3, 2016, 8:50 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook's mobile ad business brought in $5.7B in Q3 2016, representing 84% of all the company's ad revenue   —  Facebook beat Q3 earnings estimates Wednesday.  —  Facebook delivered for Wall Street again — and its mobile ad business is driving the bus.  —  The social giant beat earnings …
Nov 2, 2016, 4:26 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Thiel defends Trump donation: says lewd tape was poor taste, doesn't back policies like Muslim ban with religion test, and his business relationships are intact   —  It was a lot.  —  Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel is a vocal and financial supporter of Donald Trump; he is also the man who helped bankrupt Gawker media.
Oct 31, 2016, 2:20 PMIn context

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