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Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Former Reddit CEO says Alexis Ohanian responsible for firing that touched off Reddit revolt, noting a “stunning lack of leadership” in letting Pao take the heat   —  Details Emerge About Victoria Taylor's Dismissal at Reddit  —  Over the last week, the circumstances surrounding …
Jul 13, 2015, 2:45 PMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: Facebook seeking licensing deals to insert music videos in users' feeds, said to offer better revenue sharing than YouTube   —  Facebook Said to Seek Music Video Licensing Deals  —  Over the last few years, Facebook has slowly encroached on YouTube's territory as a go-to outlet for online video …
Jul 10, 2015, 10:55 AMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
After moderators protested dismissal of a key employee by taking down popular subreddits, Reddit CEO Ellen Pao apologizes for how the transition was handled   —  Reddit Moderators Shut Down Parts of Site Over Employee's Dismissal  —  Hundreds of sections of Reddit, the popular online message board …
Jul 4, 2015, 10:10 AMIn context
New York Times:
Privacy group EPIC asks FTC to prevent Uber from updating its privacy policy to allow background location data collection   —  Uber Data Collection Changes Should Be Barred, Privacy Group Urges  —  A leading privacy rights group wants the Federal Trade Commission to prohibit Uber …
Jun 22, 2015, 1:50 PMIn context
New York Times:
California Labor Commission rules Uber driver should be classified as an employee, not an independent contractor   —  California Says Uber Driver Is Employee, Not a Contractor  —  In what could prove to be a precedent-setting ruling for the sharing economy, California's Labor Commission …
Jun 17, 2015, 12:35 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Startups look to compete with incumbents like Uber by focusing on niches like car-pooling and mass transit   —  New Ride Services Forge Own Specialized Paths  —  When Trae Vassallo's children hop in the car to head to their after-school sports practice in the San Francisco Bay Area several times a week …
Jun 14, 2015, 8:35 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Kevin Rose's Watchville merging with wristwatch enthusiast site HODINKEE; combined company raising $3.6M from True Ventures as Rose becomes NYC-based CEO   —  Kevin Rose Moves On From Silicon Valley to Watches  —  For some start-up founders, once you get the bug to create your own companies, it is hard to stop.
Jun 11, 2015, 11:30 AMIn context
New York Times:
In China, Uber pays drivers bonuses of up to 3X the fare, to establish itself in the country   —  Uber Spends Heavily to Establish Itself in China  —  HONG KONG — Uber is spending money at a breakneck rate to crack the China market — even paying its drivers more than the fares they collect.
Jun 9, 2015, 8:00 AMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Pinterest doesn't plan on taking a cut of retailers transactions with Buyable Pins, will instead make money promoting the pins   —  Pinterest Brings E-Commerce to Social Scrapbooking With ‘Buy It’ Button  —  Pinterest, the online social scrapbooking service, has long claimed to help people discover new things in the real world.
Jun 2, 2015, 6:00 PMIn context
New York Times:
Google to announce Android Pay for in-store and in-app payments at I/O, to re-launch Google Wallet as P2P payments app; Apple to add rewards to Apple Pay   —  Google and Apple Adjust Strategies on Mobile Payments  —  The battle for mobile software dominance revolves around two companies: Apple and Google.
May 27, 2015, 8:10 PMIn context

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