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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook says it's banning all ads for cryptocurrencies, ICOs, and binary options to avoid “misleading or deceptive promotional practices”   —  It's an “intentionally broad” policy aimed at stopping scammers.  —  Facebook is banning all ads that promote cryptocurrencies …
Jan 30, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Dog-walking app Wag accepts $300M in deal expected to give SoftBank 45% of the company and says cofounder Josh Viner will step aside as CEO   —  Hilary Schneider, a former top Yahoo executive, is the new CEO.  —  The dog-walking company Wag is replacing its CEO as it prepares to accept …
Jan 30, 2018, 11:20 AMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Indian ride-hailing service Ola, which counts Didi and SoftBank as investors, is launching in Australia; Europe-based Taxify also recently launched in Australia   —  Ola, which has often touted its home-field advantage over Uber, expects to expand to a number of other countries, as well.
Jan 30, 2018, 12:05 AMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Facebook to show more stories from local news sources in News Feed, will identify local publishers by looking at clicks in tight geographic areas   —  It's the third big change Facebook has announced in the last month.  And at least one more is coming.  —  Facebook says it will bring …
Jan 29, 2018, 3:11 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Sources: proposal by an official at National Security Council for US govt. to build a 5G network is outdated, not a sign of an imminent policy announcement   —  The memo from the National Security Council that suggested otherwise is outdated.  —  The Trump administration labored to clarify …
Jan 29, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Sources: a16z and USV, who have cryptocurrency experience, are passing on Telegram's ICO; firms newer to crypto like KPCB, Sequoia, and Benchmark are investing   —  The investors are not who you'd expect.  —  Some of the most prominent investors in cryptocurrency are passing …
Jan 26, 2018, 8:35 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Sources: Airbnb will show $100M in cash-flow profitability for the full year in 2017, as it adds Amex ex-CEO Kenneth Chenault to its board and prepares for IPO   —  It's a small $100 million in cash-flow profitability, but it sets up the short-term home rental company for an IPO in 2018.
Jan 25, 2018, 9:30 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Jet.com's president Liza Landsman is leaving just 18 months after the $3B Walmart acquisition   —  Liza Landsman had been elevated to the top role one year ago.  —  Liza Landsman, president of the Jet.com e-commerce site that Walmart acquired for $3 billion in late 2016 …
Jan 25, 2018, 8:55 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Delaware judge permanently dismisses Benchmark suit against Travis Kalanick, after all parties agree it should be dismissed   —  The former Uber CEO has one less thing to worry about.  —  Benchmark's controversial, explosive lawsuit against Travis Kalanick is officially history.
Jan 25, 2018, 1:33 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
SoundHound has raised $50M at an estimated $1B valuation in November, according to a fundraising document obtained by PitchBook   —  Welcome to the unicorn club.  —  Not all is bad in the land of music recognition.  —  Around the same time that Shazam was selling for a fraction of its valuation …
Jan 24, 2018, 9:15 PMIn context

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