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Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Delivery startups like DoorDash and Postmates struggle with driver churn, high operating costs in quest to capture untapped market   —  Delivery Start-Ups Face Road Bumps in Quest to Capture Untapped Market  —  DoorDash, one of a multitude of start-ups with a mobile app that lets people order …
Feb 11, 2016, 12:00 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Twitter says it has suspended 125K accounts for promoting or threatening terrorist acts since mid-2015   —  Twitter Steps Up Efforts to Thwart Terrorists' Tweets  —  For years, Twitter has positioned itself as a “global town square” that is open to discourse from all.
Feb 5, 2016, 3:35 PMIn context
New York Times:
Facebook announces it is banning private, person-to-person sales of guns on its network and Instagram   —  Facebook Moves to Ban Private Gun Sales on Its Site  —  Facebook is banning private sales of guns on its flagship social network and on its Instagram photo-sharing service, the company said late Friday.
Jan 29, 2016, 6:25 PMIn context
New York Times:
Facebook to shut down Parse, the toolkit for mobile developers it acquired in 2013; developers will have year-long window to migrate their data   —  Facebook to Shut Down Parse, Its Platform for Mobile Developers  —  Facebook acquired Parse, a toolkit and support system for mobile developers, in 2013.
Jan 28, 2016, 5:20 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Foursquare's COO Jeff Glueck replaces Dennis Crowley as CEO as firm announces USV-led $45M Series E; valuation around half of prior $650M figure say sources   —  Foursquare Raises $45 Million, Cutting Its Valuation Nearly in Half  —  When Dennis Crowley helped found Foursquare in 2009 …
Jan 14, 2016, 4:20 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Grindr sells 60% stake to Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech at a $155M valuation   —  Grindr Sells Stake to Chinese Company  —  Grindr, the popular dating and social networking app for gay men, has found itself a match.  —  The company on Monday said it had sold a majority stake …
Jan 11, 2016, 8:40 PMIn context
New York Times:
Facebook partners with Uber to let users in US request rides from within Messenger, first Uber ride's free; Facebook says more ride-hailing services to be added   —  Facebook and Uber Follow Asian Rivals in Plan to Enhance Messenger App  —  For years, Asia's technology giants have been one step ahead …
Dec 16, 2015, 2:15 PMIn context
New York Times:
Seattle Will Allow Uber and Lyft Drivers to Form Unions   —  SEATTLE — Seattle's city council voted unanimously to approve a bill allowing drivers for Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing apps to form unions.  —  The passage of the ordinance, the first legislation of its kind in the country …
Dec 14, 2015, 7:35 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Airbnb shares anonymized data for New York City, shows median host income is about $5K per year   —  Airbnb Releases Trove of New York City Home-Sharing Data  —  Airbnb has had a rough history with regulators in New York City.  Now the company is playing nice.
Dec 1, 2015, 10:25 PMIn context
New York Times:
LivingSocial's growth-at-all-costs strategy serves as a lesson for today's unicorns as the firm struggles to retain staff and pivots away from daily deals   —  LivingSocial, Once a Unicorn, Is Losing Its Magic  —  WASHINGTON — The first thing you see when walking into the headquarters …
Nov 21, 2015, 5:30 PMIn context

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IBM:
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