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Olga Kharif / Bloomberg:
The value of the Bancor token has dropped 56% since the June ICO, which raised ~$153M   —  Bancor has lost more than half of value since June offering  —  Developers question usefulness of market-making token  —  Bancor, one of the most successful initial coin offerings in the short history …
Nov 1, 2017, 8:15 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Souche.com, a Chinese used car trading platform and software provider for used car dealers, raises $335M Series E led by Alibaba   —  SouChe.com, a Chinese car trading site, raised $335 million in a funding round led by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. as it expands in auto-financing and prepares for a potential U.S. IPO.
Nov 1, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Dana Hull / Bloomberg:
How a DARPA-funded series of contests a decade ago boosted autonomous driving tech; engineers from its top teams are leading today's self-driving startups   —  A Pentagon-funded contest spawned today's self-driving startups.  The competitors are now struggling to perfect what they created a decade ago.
Nov 1, 2017, 8:45 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources say Google is actively promoting TensorFlow in China to forge business ties and hiring staff to scour Chinese companies for potential AI investments   —  Artificial intelligence is its prized asset there now  —  Alphabet puts scouts on ground from Google and CapitalG units
Oct 31, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Sources detail Facebook's fact checking efforts: little room for nuance, slow pace of checks; source says some fact check publisher deals are worth ~$100K/year   —  Slow, cumbersome process hits only a fraction of hoax stories  —  Social network outsources decisions to avoid bias criticism
Oct 31, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Alex Barinka / Bloomberg:
Sogou, a Chinese search engine backed by Tencent, sets its US IPO price range to $11 to $13 per share, plans to raise up to $585M   —  Sogou Inc., the Chinese search engine backed by Tencent Holdings Ltd., aims to raise as much as $585 million in a U.S. initial public offering.
Oct 29, 2017, 10:20 PMIn context
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Alphabet's Waymo Will Test Self-Driving Cars in Snowy Detroit   —  Autonomous Chrysler minivans will learn to navigate snow, ice  —  Tech company's rollout comes in the backyard of big automakers  —  The self-driving cars Google designed are going to the snow — and the seat of the car industry.
Oct 28, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Lucas Shaw / Bloomberg:
Sources: Spotify is canceling original video series on the service, as well as shows it hasn't released, as the company rethinks its video strategy   —  New video chief at online music service wants fresh approach  —  Company looks to diversify revenue without added royalty costs
Oct 26, 2017, 3:25 PMIn context
Max Chafkin / Bloomberg:
How Snapchat avoids misinformation: commitment to newsroom values, vetting videos it distributes to a wider audience, partnering with credible media outlets   —  To get a sense of how rough things are for Snapchat, consider the Dancing Hot Dog.  In June the disappearing-messages app began …
Oct 26, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Selina Wang / Bloomberg:
Twitter Q3: $589.6M revenue tops estimates, net loss down to $21.1M; MAUs grew 4% YoY to 330M, DAUs grew 14% YoY; stock up 19%+ as Q4 guidance suggests profit   —  Monthly active users grew 4% year-over-year to 330 million  —  Quarterly sales of $589.6 million topped analysts' estimates
Oct 26, 2017, 7:15 AMIn context

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