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Tess Townsend / Recode:
Y Combinator President Sam Altman is considering running for governor of California as soon as 2018, former San Francisco mayor Willie Brown says   —  Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown says it's a possibility.  —  Y Combinator President Sam Altman might run for governor of California …
May 14, 2017, 3:32 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
E-commerce startup Spring raises $65M round led by Fidelity Investments, bringing the total raised to around $100M   —  As legacy players stumble, an e-commerce upstart gets a big cash infusion.  —  With traditional department stores struggling, the mutual fund giant Fidelity is placing …
May 12, 2017, 5:25 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Sources: NBCUniversal paid around $230M for Craftsy, a site that sells videos of crafts classes, as well as craft supplies and kits   —  Put one in the win column for content + commerce.  —  It turns out content and commerce can be a valuable mix.  —  Earlier this week …
May 12, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Uber to release workplace report to execs in late May before likely releasing to staff on week starting June 5; Huffington will no longer attend Code Conference   —  And a word about that Uber report ...  Here's an update on Uber's investigation into its workplace culture …
May 11, 2017, 2:05 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Snap's reported Q1 revenue of $149.6M fell short of Wall Street's expectations of $158M   —  Snap finished March with 166 million daily active users.  —  Snap reported earnings for the first time today, and Wall Street isn't happy.  Shares are down more than 20 percent in after-hours trading.
May 10, 2017, 4:17 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Founder of Nucleus, which raised $5.6M from Alexa Fund, and now faces competition from similar Echo Show device, says Amazon crippling its Alexa Fund ecosystem   —  Another cautionary tale for would-be Amazon partners.  —  When the investment arm of Amazon's Alexa division led …
May 10, 2017, 1:25 PMIn context
April Glaser / Recode:
Parrot forms “prosumer” drone division and unveils 3 new drones, to better compete with DJI and others in $500-$1K range, following downsizing earlier this year   —  With three new drones.  —  French drone maker Parrot is starting a new division to bridge the gap between …
May 8, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Square is rolling out debit cards that draw money from users' Square Cash accounts   —  It's a prepaid card, not a real debit card.  But it's like the one Jack Dorsey recently showed off.  —  Last month, Jack Dorsey teased the launch of a Square debit card.
May 6, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitch says it wants to stream original programming that is interactive, where users can steer the storyline   —  “Will it happen?  There's a high probability.”  —  Amazon paid $1 billion for Twitch almost three years ago because it had a big audience of people who love to watch — and talk about — other people playing video games.
May 5, 2017, 10:00 PMIn context
Recode:
Interview with FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on his approach to regulation, net neutrality, investment in broadband infrastructure, media ownership rules, and mergers   —  Net neutrality, antitrust, infrastructure, mergers — it's all here.  —  On this special bonus episode of Recode Decode …
May 5, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context

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