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Rani Molla / Recode:
A look at the rising prevalence of Amazon ads, as report suggests share of Amazon product page views that come from sponsored ads has roughly doubled YoY to 8%   —  And they seem to be working.  —  If it feels as though Amazon's site is increasingly stuffed with ads, that's because it is.
Sep 11, 2018, 12:07 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Sources: Apple is in talks with the New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal to join Texture, a magazine subscription app it bought in March   —  Last March, Apple bought Texture, a digital magazine service.  Now it wants the New York Times, the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal to join up.
Sep 7, 2018, 5:21 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
A recap of Facebook and Twitter hearings: Republican claims of bias, Democratic claims of political manipulation, and appearances by Alex Jones and Laura Loomer   —  A capsule review of tech's visit to Washington: The Senate seemed serious, the House did not, and Republicans aren't done complaining about bias.
Sep 5, 2018, 10:30 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
A look at the recent $100M+ acquisitions of direct-to-consumer startups, including MVMT and Native, that raised little to no venture capital   —  A new breed of entrepreneurs is creating huge consumer brands — like MVMT and Tuft & Needle — without venture capital, and laughing all the way to the bank.
Aug 29, 2018, 3:20 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Rachel Whetstone, who came to Facebook a year ago to head communications for WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger, is departing to run PR for Netflix   —  Another top staffer is leaving the social network after a tough year.  —  Rachel Whetstone is leaving the top corporate communications job …
Aug 27, 2018, 2:38 PMIn context
Shirin Ghaffary / Recode:
Airbnb sues New York City over the law, passed in July, that requires it to share hosts' names and addresses with city's enforcement agency on a monthly basis   —  NYC estimates as many as two-thirds of Airbnb listings there are illegal.  —  Airbnb is taking New York City to court.
Aug 24, 2018, 4:40 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Dan Rose, Facebook's VP of partnerships who led deals such as its Instagram buy, leaving in Feb.; sources: Facebook has likely identified replacement internally   —  It's the second big-deal Facebook departure this summer.  —  Dan Rose, a top Facebook executive who oversaw …
Aug 22, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
A look at how ten of the biggest Democratic donors from Silicon Valley are not only pumping money into the midterms but also rethinking how their money is spent   —  A cheat sheet to the gusher of cash flooding the system in advance of Election Day.  —  Tech resistance to U.S. President Donald Trump has reached its zenith.
Aug 20, 2018, 7:05 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
A look at Facebook's plans to avert interference in the midterms, including putting people from various teams in a physical war room, a first for a US election   —  Is it enough?  —  Two weeks ago, on a hastily scheduled conference call with journalists, Facebook executives announced …
Aug 18, 2018, 3:40 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Match Group says Tinder will make $800M+ in revenue this year, more than double what it made last year and almost half of Match's total projected annual revenue   —  Young people are apparently happy to pay for online dating.  —  It turns out young people don't mind paying for online dating.
Aug 8, 2018, 11:45 AMIn context

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