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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
Tony Romm / Recode:
Internet Association, a lobbying group for Amazon, Facebook, Google, and others, will create new campaign to improve diversity in the tech industry   —  The Internet Association told lawmakers this week that its new campaign aims to “improve diversity and inclusion in the tech industry.”
Jan 24, 2018, 12:30 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook CMO Gary Briggs is leaving to advise other companies, sit on some boards and help the Democrats in 2020   —  Briggs has been Facebook's chief marketing officer since 2013.  —  Facebook CMO Gary Briggs is retiring.  —  Briggs, who joined Facebook in 2013 from Google …
Jan 23, 2018, 2:35 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Uber has hired its first Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Bo Young Lee, following a Holder Report recommendation to create the role   —  Bo Young Lee will be filling a role the Holder Report recommended that Uber create.  —  Uber has been on a C-suite hiring spree.
Jan 23, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Records show Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google spent ~$50M on lobbying US politicians in 2017; Google topped the list, spending $18M+   —  Immigration, net neutrality, taxes and Russia dominated tech's agenda in the nation's capital last year, per new reports.
Jan 23, 2018, 12:40 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Democrats Rep. Schiff and Sen. Feinstein call for Twitter and Facebook to investigate if Russian troll accounts fueled the rise of the #releasethememo hashtag   —  This time, the fear is that they're trying to discredit an investigation into Russia's potential election meddling.
Jan 23, 2018, 12:23 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Testing a datacenter under the sea  —  Envisioned to be resilient and self-sustainable, Project Natick enters a new research phase off the Scottish coast.
IBM:
IBM will give $200,000 to a team that can come up with a solution for natural disaster preparedness  —  Call for Code, The initiative for developers to use their mastery of the latest technologies, to build solutions that can change the world.
eero:
Another day, another cyber security threat. eero keeps your network protected.  —  VPNFilter is the latest router-based malware and is estimated to affect over 500,000 consumer routers.
Zoho:
It's go time for Go Zoho!  —  It's not often that you hear of a tech company taking a vintage Airstream trailer on the road to help users in their own neighborhood.  Then again, Zoho's no ordinary tech company.