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Steve LeVine / Axios:
JD.com's new Shanghai fulfillment center ships 200,000 orders per day and employs just four people to service the robots   —  JD.com, a Chinese e-commerce gargantuan, has built a big new Shanghai fulfillment center that can organize, pack and ship 200,000 orders a day.
Jun 16, 2018, 8:20 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Facebook plans to separate archives for political ads and for ads promoting news publishers' political content; publisher archive will be ready in a few weeks   —  Speaking at Axios' Media Trends event Monday night, Facebook's head of global news partnerships Campbell Brown formally announced …
Jun 13, 2018, 8:00 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Uber and Lyft have submitted applications for San Francisco's upcoming pilot program for electric scooters   —  Uber wants to get into the scooter business in San Francisco and is submitting an application for the city's upcoming pilot program, the company confirmed to Axios on Thursday.
Jun 7, 2018, 8:40 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
SEC filing: Dataminr, a startup that analyzes public data in real time, raises $221M   —  Dataminr, a startup that analyzes public data about events in real time, has raised $221 million in new funding, according to an SEC filing.  —  Why it matters: The New York-based companies is capitalizing …
Jun 4, 2018, 10:20 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
SoftBank Vision Fund will invest $2.25B into GM's Cruise self-driving program, with plans to commercialize such vehicles next year   —  General Motors on Thursday announced that SoftBank Vision Fund will invest $2.25 billion into its self-driving program, with plans to commercialize such vehicles next year.
May 31, 2018, 8:10 AMIn context
Axios:
Sources: SoftBank is investing in peer-to-peer car rental service Getaround as part of a ~$100M fundraising round   —  SoftBank is investing in Getaround, a peer-to-peer car rental service that is raising around $100 million in new funding, Axios has learned from multiple sources.
May 24, 2018, 11:20 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Twitter will start adding labels to US Congressional candidates' profiles on May 30, ahead of the November midterm elections   —  Twitter will start adding labels to the profiles of candidates running in the 2018 midterm elections after May 30th.  —  Why it matters: The move underscore's …
May 23, 2018, 12:40 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
IBM says it will bring 1,800 jobs to France over the next two years in areas like AI, blockchain, cloud computing, and IoT   —  IBM CEO Ginny Rometty will announce a plan to create 1,800 jobs over the next two years in France in areas like AI, blockchain, cloud computing and IoT.
May 23, 2018, 8:10 AMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
Progressive groups including Demand Progress to launch a “six-figure” ad offensive telling FTC to break off Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger from Facebook   —  A collection of progressive groups will launch a six figure digital ad offensive Monday telling the Federal Trade Commission …
May 20, 2018, 8:40 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Google declines to provide the names of hair salon and restaurant used in controversial Google Duplex demo, or say whether the calls were edited   —  Google made headlines by demonstrating an AI-powered voice assistant that made haircut and restaurant reservations, without betraying that it isn't human.
May 17, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context

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