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Reed Stevenson / Bloomberg:
Profile of Recruit Holdings, once a scandal-plagued Japanese internet pioneer that now has a ~$46B valuation and 350 apps that span many categories   —  It was one of the most infamous companies in Japan, rocking the nation with a corporate scandal that ousted a prime minister and then nearly collapsing under a mountain of debt.
Feb 18, 2019, 4:35 PMIn context
Patrick Clark / Bloomberg:
Profile of real estate ad giant Zillow, as it joins the new breed of “iBuyers” who flip homes at a massive scale using algorithms for granular price predictions   —  With its tan stucco exterior and red tile roof, the Rittenhouse home on South Star Canyon Drive looks a lot …
Feb 16, 2019, 1:50 AMIn context
Thomas Mulier / Bloomberg:
Hellman & Friedman and Blackstone Group agree to pay €46 per share for Scout24, valuing the Germany-based online classifieds company at €4.9B   —  - Hellman, Blackstone sweeten offer for classifieds company  — CEO: Deal is chance to make Scout24 leading digital player
Feb 15, 2019, 5:55 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Israel-based Fiverr, an online marketplace for freelance services, has hired Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase to prepare for an IPO in the US   —  Fiverr International Ltd., an Israeli startup offering an online marketplace for freelance services, hired Citigroup Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co …
Feb 15, 2019, 12:15 PMIn context
Brad Stone / Bloomberg:
After Amazon misread New York's politics, pulling out was a typical Bezos power play of belligerently confronting opposition he views as unfair or unjust   —  In retrospect, the helipad was probably a bad idea.  —  The proposed transportation hub for senior Amazon executives was supposed …
Feb 15, 2019, 11:25 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Union leader says Amazon had agreed to a framework of a deal with state and union officials to salvage plans for its NYC HQ a day before its cancellation   —  A day before they announced their intention to cancel a planned headquarters in New York City, Amazon.com Inc. executives were still talking …
Feb 14, 2019, 8:13 PMIn context
Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Facebook says it is exploring ways to address anti-vaccine misinformation including reducing or removing it from recommendations and demotion in search results   —  Facebook Inc., under pressure to reduce harmful, misleading and fake content, said it is exploring removing anti-vaccine information …
Feb 14, 2019, 2:25 PMIn context
Jordyn Holman / Bloomberg:
How some big tech companies, including Palantir and Oracle, are hiding diversity statistics by claiming they are trade secrets   —  - Diversity stats give rivals road map to raid talent, firms say  — Growing trend may let tech firms pay lip service to diversity  —  Diversity and inclusion.
Feb 14, 2019, 5:10 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple will unveil both its video and news subscription offerings at a March 25 event   —  - Company also plans to unveil news service at March 25 event  — New subscription offerings may boost revenue of key segment  —  Apple Inc. is planning to unveil video …
Feb 13, 2019, 7:40 PMIn context
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
In filing to CA's DMV, Apple says its test drivers disengaged its self driving vehicles' autonomous mode about once per mile, compared to Waymo's ~11,017 miles   —  - California disengagement report suggests company is lagging  — Tech giant has worked on the technology for about three years
Feb 13, 2019, 2:10 PMIn context

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