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Arjun Kharpal / CNBC:
President of Samsung's mobile division DJ Koh confirms the company is working on its own smart speaker, may announce soon   —  Samsung is working on a smart speaker that will be launched “soon”, the company's mobile chief told CNBC, which will pit it against the likes of Amazon, Apple, and Google, in the hotly-contested space.
Aug 23, 2017, 2:20 PMIn context
Anita Balakrishnan / CNBC:
GoDaddy's Blake Irving stepping down as CEO at end of 2017; COO Scott Wagner to be new CEO   —  With the events that happened in Charlottesville, we felt the Daily Stormer went too far, crossed the line: GoDaddy CEO  —  GoDaddy named chief operating officer Scott Wagner its new CEO on Tuesday …
Aug 22, 2017, 5:08 PMIn context
Jordan Novet / CNBC:
Cisco narrowly beats Q4 estimates with $12.1B revenue, vs. $12.06B est., down 4% YoY, as service revenue rose 1% YoY to $3.1B   —  Cisco stock dropped 2 percent on Wednesday after the company released earnings for the fourth quarter of its 2017 fiscal year, which ended in July.
Aug 16, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context
Jordan Novet / CNBC:
Shipping giant Maersk says the NotPetya cyberattack will likely cause $200M-$300M in lost Q3 revenue   —  Container shipping company A.P. Moller Maersk on Tuesday said it expects that computer issues triggered by the NotPetya cyberattack will cost the company as much as $300 million in lost revenue.
Aug 16, 2017, 2:40 PMIn context
CNBC:
Trump disbands the Strategic and Policy Forum and American Manufacturing Council amid loss of support from member CEOs after Charlottesville comments   —  Members of President Donald Trump's Strategic and Policy Forum have agreed to disband the group, sources told CNBC, as corporate backlash mounts against the president.
Aug 16, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
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

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