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Avery Hartmans / Business Insider:
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg breaks post-election silence to speak out against global gag rule on abortion   —  Sheryl Sandberg spoke out on Thursday against President Donald Trump's anti-abortion executive order.  —  The Facebook COO published a post on her Facebook page that chronicles …
Jan 28, 2017, 2:15 AMIn context
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
Report: Apple hires Greg Duffy, the founder of Dropcam who sold it to Nest for $555M, likely to lead a “special project”   —  Apple has hired Greg Duffy, a well-known entrepreneur who previously founded Dropcam and worked at Alphabet company Nest, an Apple spokesperson confirmed to Business Insider.
Jan 25, 2017, 3:25 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Business Insider:
Facebook is testing ephemeral Stories that sit at the top of News Feed in its main app in Ireland, mimicking Snapchat and Instagram   —  After successfully copying Snapchat with Instagram Stories, Facebook is at it again in its big blue app.  —  The same interface, which Facebook …
Jan 25, 2017, 11:13 AMIn context
Biz Carson / Business Insider:
App integration startup Button raises $20M Series B led by Norwest Venture Partners, brings total funding to $34M   —  When you ask Button CEO Mike Jaconi what his company is going to spend a fresh $20 million dollars in funding on, his answer isn't the typical fallback on the overly-generic word “growth.”
Jan 25, 2017, 10:15 AMIn context
Lara O'Reilly / Business Insider:
Report by media trade body: premium members including FT and NYT earned ~14% of revenue from content shared on platforms like Facebook in first half of 2016   —  Publishers are receiving far less money than might have been expected from placing their content on the third-party distribution platforms owned …
Jan 24, 2017, 12:15 PMIn context
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
How Amazon's Echo made Alexa the most successful smart voice assistant at home, and how Google, Microsoft, and Apple are fighting back   —  We're barely halfway through January of 2017, and it's already looking like this is going to be the year of Amazon's Alexa, the virtual assistant at the heart of the Amazon Echo.
Jan 16, 2017, 7:50 AMIn context
Avery Hartmans / Business Insider:
Report: Lyft lost $600M in 2016, up from $412M in 2015, as revenue rose to $700M, up from about $200M in 2015   —  Lyft lost $600 million in 2016 in its battle with Uber for ride-hailing dominance, according to leaked financial data obtained by The Information's Amir Efrati.
Jan 13, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Alexei Oreskovic / Business Insider:
SEC filing: Marissa Mayer, Yahoo co-founder David Filo, and four others to leave Yahoo board after Verizon sale; remaining business to be renamed Altaba Inc.   —  Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is resigning from company's board of directors, Yahoo announced in a filing with the SEC on Monday.
Jan 9, 2017, 6:17 PMIn context
Bob Bryan / Business Insider:
Alibaba's Jack Ma meets with Trump, talks about US/China relations and having US products sold on the platform, as Alibaba tweets pledge to create 1M US jobs   —  Jack Ma, the founder and chairman of Alibaba Group, met with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower on Monday.
Jan 9, 2017, 12:30 PMIn context
Oscar Williams-Grut / Business Insider:
UK department store group House of Fraser to invest £35M in Tandem, a British app-only banking startup   —  LONDON — Department store House of Fraser is planning to invest £35 million into app-only challenger bank Tandem.  —  The investment will be part of a tie-up between …
Jan 2, 2017, 5:05 AMIn context

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