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Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Sources: SoftBank, Didi, Dragoneer, General Atlantic in exclusive talks with Uber, may buy up $12B in stock in two-part deal that hinges on Benchmark dispute   —  SoftBank, Didi, General Atlantic and Dragoneer discuss funding  —  Investors could spend as much as $12 billion in the deal
Aug 15, 2017, 9:10 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
China's key advantages in race to build AI: the government's financial support, ability to mandate foreign firms' cooperation, and pervasive data on citizens   —  China has key AI ingredient: a vast well of government data  —  Big companies, startups, nation plowing money into field
Aug 15, 2017, 1:55 PMIn context
Ruth David / Bloomberg:
Sources: Angry Birds maker Rovio is planning an IPO as early as next month that could raise about $400M and value the company at about $2B   —  Rovio is said to plan a share listing as soon as next month  —  Games maker is searching for growth after Angry Birds success
Aug 14, 2017, 10:40 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Online radio company TuneIn raises $50M in round led by Marker LLC, IVP, and Comcast Ventures; the deal values TuneIn at $500M, a source says   —  Funding round is led by Marker, IVP and Comcast Ventures  —  Latest deal is said to value company at about $500 million
Aug 11, 2017, 9:20 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Fired Google engineer James Damore defended his controversial memo in Bloomberg TV interview, says company execs smeared him   —  James Damore defends his controversial memo on Bloomberg TV  —  The former Google engineer, whose controversial memo has triggered a nationwide debate …
Aug 10, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Anti-diversity memo author James Damore confirms Google has fired him; Pichai tells employees that portions of his memo violated the company's Code of Conduct   —  Engineer wrote memo blasting “politically correct monoculture”  —  CEO Pichai said Google employee violated Code of Conduct
Aug 7, 2017, 9:35 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
France to propose new rules for “real taxation” of tech firms operating in the EU next month, encouraging Germany and others to work with them   —  Finance Minister Le Maire to set out proposal in September  —  Le Maire also renews call for euro-area tax harmonization
Aug 7, 2017, 3:15 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple plans to release Watch with cellular connectivity this year, with LTE modems supplied by Intel   —  Intel is said to supply modem that works with cell networks  —  Apple plans to begin selling new smartwatch by end of year  —  Apple Inc. is planning to release a version …
Aug 4, 2017, 4:40 PMIn context
Julie Verhage / Bloomberg:
Study of 116 unicorns founded after 1994 finds that about half used complex stock mechanics to raise valuation, devaluing employee and early shareholder stakes   —  Study finds private valuations aren't grounded in reality  —  Employees, early investors often lose with stock provisions
Aug 2, 2017, 3:00 PMIn context
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Twitter to SEC on why it doesn't disclose DAU count: showing growth is more important, and revealing DAUs would invite unfair comparison to Facebook   —  Company says rate of growth more important than actual metric  —  Twitter's monthly user number stagnated in the second quarter
Aug 2, 2017, 12:00 AMIn context

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