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Mathias Döpfner / Business Insider:
In a Q&A after receiving the Axel Springer award for 2018, Jeff Bezos discusses The Washington Post, Trump admin, privacy concerns, and the early days of Amazon   —  Mathias Döpfner, the CEO of Business Insider's parent company, Axel Springer, recently sat down with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos …
Apr 28, 2018, 2:50 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
Facebook and Microsoft confirm plans to update their gun emoji designs to be more in line with Apple, Samsung, and Google; Microsoft shares water gun design   —  - The latest companies to redesign their gun emojis are Facebook and Microsoft, which announced the upcoming changes this week.
Apr 25, 2018, 7:45 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
SEC says Altaba, the holding company that owns the remains of Yahoo, must pay a $35M fine to settle charges that it misled investors over 2014 hack by Russians   —  - In 2014, Yahoo was hacked by a state-sponsored actor identified as Russia.  — Investors didn't learn about the incident until 2016.
Apr 24, 2018, 1:00 PMIn context
Becky Peterson / Business Insider:
Filings show Qualcomm's layoffs will happen on or around June 19, will impact ~1,231 employees at its San Diego HQ, 269 in its San Jose and Santa Clara offices   —  - Qualcomm will layoff a total of 1,500 employees across its San Diego and Bay Area locations, according to WARN filings with the state of California.
Apr 19, 2018, 6:05 PMIn context
Rachel Sandler / Business Insider:
SF Board of Supervisors voted to regulate electric scooters from startups such as Bird and Spin, requiring them to apply for a permit to operate on city streets   —  - San Francisco has voted to regulate electric scooters, requiring them to apply for a permit before operating on city streets.
Apr 17, 2018, 10:15 PMIn context
Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
Piper Jaffray: 82% of American teenagers currently own an iPhone, up from 78% last fall, and 84% say their next phone will be an iPhone   —  - 82% of American teenagers currently own an iPhone, the highest percentage ever in the history of a Piper Jaffray study about teens.
Apr 10, 2018, 3:10 PMIn context
Becky Peterson / Business Insider:
Nasdaq halts trading of Longfin, which soared 2400% after buying a blockchain firm in Dec, as SEC freezes $27M in unauthorized stock sales by CEO and others   —  - Longfin, a 1-year-old fintech company, is under fire following SEC allegations that its CEO and his associates sold $27 million in restricted company stock.
Apr 7, 2018, 3:15 PMIn context
Shona Ghosh / Business Insider:
Facebook says Zuckerberg won't answer UK politicians' questions over data scandal, will send CTO Mike Schroepfer and chief product officer Chris Cox instead   —  - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has refused calls from British politicians to appear before a parliamentary inquiry and explain …
Mar 27, 2018, 6:15 AMIn context
Shona Ghosh / Business Insider:
Filings: Snap acquired PlayCanvas last year; founded in 2011, PlayCanvas develops tech to power casual games and VR experiences in browsers and has raised $540K   —  - Snap has quietly bought PlayCanvas, whose technology powers casual games and virtual reality experiences on browsers.
Mar 23, 2018, 5:35 PMIn context
Matt Weinberger / Business Insider:
Pivotal, a cloud computing software and consulting services provider that has raised $1.7B since its spin out from EMC and VMware in 2012, files for an IPO   —  - Pivotal, last valued at $2.8 billion, has filed to go public.  — Dell, the largest shareholder in Pivotal …
Mar 23, 2018, 2:20 PMIn context

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