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CNBC:
Sources: Amazon in talks with Clorox, Procter & Gamble, others about product promotion on Echo; some discussions focus on sponsorship options within skills   —  - Ads will focus on sponsorship opportunities within skills or use data about a buyer's shopping history to suggest products.
Jan 2, 2018, 12:10 PMIn context
Evelyn Cheng / CNBC:
Ripple surged 50%+ on Friday and is now valued at ~$85B, surpassing Ethereum's market cap and becoming the second-most valuable cryptocurrency   —  - Officially called XRP, ripple climbed 55.9 percent to a record high of $2.23 Friday afternoon, according to CoinMarketCap.
Dec 30, 2017, 9:05 AMIn context
Michelle Castillo / CNBC:
Sources: Amazon plans to expand ad offerings in 2018, especially on search and video products, and increase off platform ad sales, with ad tech firms like Kargo   —  - It also has plans to increase advertising sales off its platform, including partnering with third-party technology companies to sell partnered TV and mobile ads.
Dec 26, 2017, 3:40 PMIn context
Tom DiChristopher / CNBC:
Experts question dire current and future Bitcoin energy use projections, most of which are based on a single source, Digiconomist, whose methodology is suspect   —  - Estimates of bitcoin's soaring energy use are likely overstating the electric power required to mine the cryptocurrency, top experts warn.
Dec 23, 2017, 2:10 PMIn context
Evelyn Cheng / CNBC:
Coinbase says it has re-enabled cryptocurrency trading after suspending it for several hours due to “high traffic”   —  Coinbase, one of the biggest bitcoin marketplaces in the U.S., said Friday that buying and selling was temporarily disabled amid a price rout in cryptocurrencies.
Dec 22, 2017, 11:24 AMIn context
Evelyn Cheng / CNBC:
Bitcoin plunged below $11K for a while, down 40%+ from record high of ~$19.8K at the start of the week, amid a crash in all major cryptocurrencies   —  - Bitcoin plunges more than 40 percent from its all-time high reached Sunday, according to Coinbase.  — Stocks that have soared dramatically …
Dec 22, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Jillian D'Onfro / CNBC:
Eric Schmidt to step down as executive chairman of Alphabet's board of directors, will transition to technical adviser and continue to serve on the board   —  Eric Schmidt will be stepping down as the executive chairman of Alphabet's board of directors and transitioning to technical advisor, the company announced.
Dec 21, 2017, 4:59 PMIn context
CNBC:
Comcast claims it will award $1K bonuses to 100k+ employees due to net neutrality repeal and tax cut; AT&T to award $1K bonuses to 200k employees and invest $1B   —  - The House of Representatives on Wednesday sent tax reform legislation to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it soon.
Dec 21, 2017, 2:55 PMIn context
CNBC:
European Court of Justice rules that Uber is a transport service, not an information service; decision means EU states can use national laws to regulate Uber   —  Uber is a taxi company, according to a landmark ruling from Europe's highest court.  —  The European Court of Justice (ECJ) …
Dec 20, 2017, 4:03 AMIn context
Lauren Thomas / CNBC:
Stitch Fix, in first earnings since IPO, reports $296M Q1 revenue, beating analyst estimates, but says gross margin declined ~3%; stock down 9%+   —  - Just last month, San Francisco-based Stitch Fix raised $120 million in a downsized IPO that priced below its indicated range of $18 to $20.
Dec 19, 2017, 7:00 PMIn context

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