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Sara Fischer / Axios:
Report: Snap CEO Evan Spiegel sent a company-wide note to employees several months ago outlining goal to break even in 2018   —  Snap CEO Evan Spiegel sent a company-wide note to employees “several months ago” outlining a zealous goal to break even in 2018, according to The Information.
Mar 9, 2018, 5:40 AMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
Twitter, Reddit, Cloudflare, Pinterest, Automattic, and others ask for changes to anti-sex trafficking bill to make it easier for smaller companies to implement   —  A group of web companies including Twitter, Reddit and Yelp are mounting a last-ditch effort to modify an anti-trafficking bill …
Mar 8, 2018, 2:20 PMIn context
David McCabe / Axios:
Senator Lindsey Graham says he wants to hold a hearing to question social media companies about how threats of gun violence spread online   —  Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham (S.C.) says he'd like to grill America's social media companies at a hearing about the way threats of gun violence, including against schools, spread online.
Mar 8, 2018, 9:05 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
HQ Trivia says it has raised $15M at a $100M post-money valuation, led by Founders Fund, to grow out its engineering team   —  HQ, the live trivia game-show app, tells Axios that it has raised $15 million in new VC funding at a $100 million post-money valuation.
Mar 6, 2018, 10:47 AMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
San Francisco-based Triplebyte, which develops online tools to assess engineers' skills and match them to jobs, raises $10M Series A led by Initialized Capital   —  Triplebyte, a three-year-old San Francisco startup developing software and tools to assess engineers' skills and match them to available jobs …
Feb 28, 2018, 5:15 PMIn context
Kim Hart / Axios:
Poll of 3,574 US adults shows 55% favor more regulation of big tech companies, up from only 40% in November last year   —  A majority of Americans are now concerned that the government won't do enough to regulate how U.S technology companies operate, according to an Axios-SurveyMonkey poll.
Feb 28, 2018, 10:05 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
News Media Alliance, a trade group for 2K+ US newspapers, forms PAC to push for a safe harbor exemption to compete against Google and Facebook   —  The News Media Alliance (NMA), a newspaper trade group that represents over 2,000 newspapers in the U.S., is launching a political action committee …
Feb 27, 2018, 11:25 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Facebook to launch Local News Subscriptions Accelerator, a $3M three-month pilot program in the US to help metro papers boost digital subscription efforts   —  Facebook Journalism Project will announce today the launch of its Local News Subscriptions Accelerator, a $3 million …
Feb 27, 2018, 10:45 AMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Chartbeat: AMP traffic to publishers increased 100% since 2017 as mobile dominates traffic growth; Parse.ly data shows Facebook referral traffic fell to 25.3%   —  According to new data from Chartbeat, the vast majority of traffic growth publishers are seeing from platforms is now coming from Google AMP …
Feb 15, 2018, 5:30 PMIn context
Mike Allen / Axios:
Bill Gates says by resisting legitimate oversight, tech giants are at risk of similar government intervention that once plagued Microsoft   —  In an interview with Axios, Bill Gates warned Apple and other tech giants that they risk the kind of nightmarish government intervention that once plagued his Microsoft if they act arrogantly.
Feb 14, 2018, 10:20 AMIn context

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