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Eric Jackson / CNBC:
Q&A with ex-PayPal COO David Sacks on how cryptocurrency poses long term threat to VC model and is fulfilling PayPal's initial dream to be “database of money”   —  - David Sacks was PayPal's COO back in its early days, and says cryptocurrency is now fulfilling …
Aug 15, 2017, 9:55 AMIn context
Nyshka Chandran / CNBC:
Chinese regulators are investigating Tencent's WeChat, Baidu's Tieba, and Sina Weibo for user-generated content that “endangers national security”   —  - Tencent, Baidu and Sina Weibo are being investigated by Chinese cyber-security regulators for potential violations
Aug 11, 2017, 5:35 AMIn context
Arjun Kharpal / CNBC:
Data shows a total of 92 ICOs have collectively raised $1.25B in 2017; Goldman Sachs says ICO funding surpassed angel and early stage VC funding in June, July   —  - The amount of money raised by start-ups via so-called initial coin offerings (ICOs) has surpassed early stage venture capital (VC) funding for internet companies.
Aug 10, 2017, 9:35 AMIn context
Michelle Castillo / CNBC:
Disney says it will pull films off Netflix, launch an ESPN streaming service in 2018 and a Disney-branded streaming service in 2019   —  - Disney announced during its latest earnings report it intends to pull all its movies from Netflix  —  Disney wants to own a bigger piece of the streaming pie.
Aug 8, 2017, 4:17 PMIn context
Lora Kolodny / CNBC:
Mamoon Hamid, co-founder of Social Capital, joins Kleiner Perkins as a general partner   —  - Venture firm Kleiner Perkins just poached Mamoon Hamid from Social Capital, a 6-year-old venture fund he co-founded.  — The move follows a spate of departures at Kleiner Perkins over the last week …
Aug 3, 2017, 7:15 PMIn context
Michelle Castillo / CNBC:
Sources at ad agencies say a lack of analytics, disinterest of influencers, and other factors are driving clients from Snap, exacerbated by Instagram's strength   —  - Several agencies said advertiser interest in Snapchat is flat to dwindling, as many opt to move towards Instagram.
Aug 2, 2017, 7:40 PMIn context
Abigail Summerville / CNBC:
Fitbit Q2: revenue of $353.3M, down from $586.5M YoY, vs. $341.6M est.; 3.4M devices sold; new smartwatch on track for launch ahead of holidays; stock up 6%+   —  Fitbit reported quarterly results and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Wednesday.  —  Here's how the company did compared to what Wall Street expected:
Aug 2, 2017, 4:40 PMIn context
Rachel Cao / CNBC:
Square beats Q2 estimates with $552M revenue, up 26% YoY, vs. $536.3M est., and $16.4B GPV, up 32% YoY; Square Capital made $318M in business loans, up 68% YoY   —  Square reported quarterly results and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Wednesday.  —  Here's how the company did compared to what Wall Street expected:
Aug 2, 2017, 4:18 PMIn context
John Shinal / CNBC:
Report: Google has bought 52 properties in Sunnyvale, California, for $820M to fill in gaps near other campuses   —  - The report comes one month after Google won exclusive rights with the city of San Jose to buy land there.  — Google, which said earlier this week it now has more than 72,000 employees …
Jul 27, 2017, 3:40 PMIn context
Michael Sheetz / CNBC:
Twitter's Q2 revenue of $574M beats expectations, but monthly active users remain flat at 328M; advertising revenue decreased 8% YoY to $489M; shares fall 12%+   —  - Twitter posted better-than-expected earnings and revenue growth in its second-quarter earnings report.
Jul 27, 2017, 7:20 AMIn context

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