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Mark Bergen / Recode:
SEC filing reveals a play-by-play account of how LinkedIn shopped itself to Salesforce, Google, and Microsoft, which prevailed thanks to its all-cash bid   —  How the $26 billion deal went down.  —  Most Securities and Exchange Commission filings are dry affairs.
Jul 2, 2016, 3:15 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Recode:
Profile of Mario Queiroz, VP of product management at Google, and the man behind Google Home   —  The man behind Google Home.  —  Six years ago, Mario Queiroz, a VP of product management at Google, stood onstage at the company's Mountain View headquarters holding the first hardware device bearing the company's name.
Jul 2, 2016, 12:05 PMIn context
Recode:
Facebook hires Kevin Lo, former general manager of Google Fiber, to join its connectivity team   —  Kevin Lo will help Facebook wheel and deal in its efforts to bring more people online.  —  Facebook has brought in Kevin Lo, the former general manager for Google Fiber …
Jun 24, 2016, 7:30 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Recode:
Google Fiber to acquire Webpass, an ISP that focuses on apartment complexes and businesses, serves San Francisco, Miami, Boston, Chicago, and San Diego   —  Deal gives the Alphabet unit a foothold in apartments and businesses.  —  To take on the big internet service providers, Google Fiber is scooping up a small one.
Jun 22, 2016, 8:30 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Recode:
Nest pushes further into energy business with SolarCity partnership and a feature called Time of Savings that tweaks thermostat settings based on utility prices   —  Will saving dollars on utility bills save the company?  —  If you live in California, your energy bill may look different soon.
Jun 21, 2016, 12:05 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Recode:
Google endorses the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership, but says the negotiation process could benefit from greater transparency   —  An endorsement of the TPP.  —  Google has just lent its support to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an Obama administration policy priority facing significant hurdles in this fraught election year.
Jun 10, 2016, 7:15 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Recode:
Sources: Google Play is testing an 85/15 app revenue sharing model for all subscriptions   —  Unlike Apple, the Play Store split would take effect immediately.  —  On Wednesday, Apple detailed major shake-ups coming to its powerful app store.  Those include a new revenue sharing model …
Jun 8, 2016, 5:36 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Recode:
A look at Nest's new low-key CEO Marwan Fawaz and his challenge of standing up for the firm within Alphabet while retaining Fadell's loyalists at Nest   —  A look at the newest, low-key CEO under Alphabet.  —  The intrepid entrepreneur behind Nest, one of the most high-profile tech acquisitions ever, has left.
Jun 3, 2016, 10:00 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Recode:
Google says its ads have driven 2B+ total app downloads; at F8 Facebook also noted 2B+ ad-driven installs   —  And Google is bringing its mobile ad tool to iOS.  —  Universal app campaigns, Google's tool that lets app advertisers spend across several services — and a pillar of Google's strategy …
May 18, 2016, 3:00 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Recode:
Google brings shopping ads to image searches to fend off Amazon   —  The search giant is adding new offline perks for retailers, too.  —  As people use mobile phones more to shop, Google is doing more and more to make sure it's not cut out of the process.  Its latest move …
May 17, 2016, 10:50 AMIn context

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