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Bloomberg:
Source: online bulk-order wholesaler Boxed has rejected a $400M acquisition offer from Kroger and will instead pursue a new funding round   —  E-commerce startup said to pursue new round of funding  —  Amazon, Costco, Target all said to have expressed interest
Mar 11, 2018, 10:40 PMIn context
Lizette Chapman / Bloomberg:
Palantir and Raytheon win a decade-long $876M army contract; Palantir won a lawsuit over the army's bidding practices before the contract was awarded   —  Billionaire investor Peter Thiel got a fresh victory in Washington.  His data-mining startup, Palantir Technologies Inc. …
Mar 9, 2018, 3:25 PMIn context
Paul Ford / Bloomberg:
Bitcoin and ICOs are in 1999-like bubble; they'll crash but will produce the next Google and Facebook and all the great and scary things the internet gave us   —  The true believers won't stop until they've remade the world.  Some of it will be thrilling.  Some of it will keep us up at night.
Mar 9, 2018, 2:20 PMIn context
Scott Soshnick / Bloomberg:
Facebook gets exclusive rights to stream 25 MLB afternoon games, making MLB first league to air season games solely on Facebook; sources say price ~$30M-$35M   —  First time a major U.S. league has given Facebook exclusivity  —  Most games will be on Wednesday afternoons; MLB will produce
Mar 9, 2018, 12:25 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Grab is close to acquiring certain markets of Uber's Southeast Asia business, may sign a deal this week or next; Uber will take ~15%-20% stake in Grab   —  Grab, the dominant ride-hailing service in Southeast Asia, is close to finalizing a deal to acquire Uber Technologies Inc.'s business …
Mar 8, 2018, 12:26 AMIn context
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Amazon updates Alexa to end random laughter, says laugh was triggered when Alexa mistakenly heard “Alexa, laugh”, will change phrase to “Alexa, can you laugh?”   —  Is Alexa laughing at you?  —  In the past few days, some users of Echo home speakers running Amazon …
Mar 7, 2018, 9:50 PMIn context
Lisa Lee / Bloomberg:
Sources: Uber is seeking $1.25B for its second leveraged loan and has been approaching loan investors directly instead of going through banks   —  Uber Technologies Inc. is seeking $1.25 billion in its second foray in the U.S. leveraged loan market, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Mar 7, 2018, 5:50 PMIn context
Shelly Banjo / Bloomberg:
China's protectionist policies helped create Chinese tech billionaires, which compels and incentivizes them to work closely with the Chinese government   —  Tencent, Baidu, Xiaomi chiefs in Beijing to propose policy  —  Newest delegates to China's CPPCC are tech entrepreneurs
Mar 7, 2018, 8:30 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Source: Uber has burned $10.7B total so far, making its losses worse than tech giants when they had same market cap; revenue lags firms with similar market cap   —  Uber is a financial oddity.  Can it mutate into a sustainable business?  —  What makes Uber Technologies Inc …
Mar 6, 2018, 1:40 PMIn context
Saritha Rai / Bloomberg:
Amazon India, which is spending billions adapting to a fiercely contested market, now has 150M registered users who can shop for 160M items from 300,000 sellers   —  Amazon is spending billions adapting to a fiercely contested market of 1. 3 billion.  —  Having forfeited China to Alibaba and JD.com …
Mar 5, 2018, 10:55 PMIn context

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