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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
New York Times:
Sources: Lyft looking to raise $500M in new funding at valuation of about $4B   —  Lyft Said to Seek $500 Million in Funding  —  Even as questions swirl over the fund-raising environment for hot young start-ups, the ride-hailing sector is barreling into new funding talks at top speed.
Nov 17, 2015, 8:15 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Airbnb pledges to work with cities, a week after it won fight over Prop. F in San Francisco and warned other cities against rules curtailing its services   —  Airbnb Pledges to Work With Cities and Pay ‘Fair Share’ of Taxes  —  SAN FRANCISCO — A week ago, Airbnb fired off a warning shot …
Nov 11, 2015, 3:15 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Amazon stops offering its Local Register credit card reader, will end support for it on February 1   —  Amazon Shutting Down Its ‘Register’ Credit Card Processor  —  There is one fewer player in the payments processing game.  —  Amazon, the online retailing giant, quietly killed …
Oct 30, 2015, 9:55 PMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: Uber looking to raise close to $1B in new venture capital at valuation of $60B-$70B   —  Uber Said to Plan Another $1 Billion in Fund-Raising  —  Just three months after raising an enormous sum of money from investors, Uber is at it again.  —  The ride-hailing service is planning …
Oct 23, 2015, 8:40 PMIn context
New York Times:
State-affiliated Chinese hackers breached LoopPay's corporate network as early as March, no indication that consumer data was stolen   —  Chinese Hackers Breached LoopPay, a Contributor to Samsung Pay  —  WASHINGTON — Months before its technology became the centerpiece of Samsung's …
Oct 7, 2015, 12:15 PMIn context
New York Times:
Twitter's board warming up to Dorsey as CEO of both Twitter and Square, also eyes GE's Beth Comstock, as major shareholder Rizvi Traverse voices Dorsey support   —  Momentum Grows for Jack Dorsey of Square to Also Run Twitter  —  Steve Jobs simultaneously led two companies, Apple and Pixar, as chief executive.
Sep 28, 2015, 12:55 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
4chan sold to Hiroyuki Nishimura, founder of 2Channel, an early anonymous online message board in Japan   —  4chan Message Board Sold to Founder of 2Channel, a Japanese Web Culture Pioneer  —  If the Internet is the Wild West, you could call 4chan “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.”
Sep 21, 2015, 11:30 AMIn context
New York Times:
Kickstarter reincorporated as a public benefit corporation, which requires social and environmental performance reports but doesn't prohibit IPO or sale   —  Kickstarter Focuses Its Mission on Altruism Over Profit  —  Many technology start-ups aim to become “unicorns,” …
Sep 20, 2015, 10:04 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Pinterest discloses user numbers for the first time, says it crossed 100M monthly active users   —  Pinterest Crosses User Milestone of 100 Million  —  Pinterest said on Wednesday that it has surpassed 100 million monthly active members, in a milestone for the digital scrapbooking start-up …
Sep 17, 2015, 10:00 AMIn context

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