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Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Square says that in December 7M customers used the Cash app and that Cash customers spent more than $90M using virtual and physical Cash cards   —  That's... pretty big?  —  Since Square's founding in 2009, CEO Jack Dorsey has been determined to build a consumer hit that complements the company's core payment-processing business.
Feb 27, 2018, 6:40 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Ford chooses Miami to test autonomous ride-hail and delivery businesses, including pilot with Postmates and Domino's, and is setting up fleet-management center   —  The company is testing its cars in a delivery service, mapping out the streets for a driverless ride-hail service and setting up a fleet-management center.
Feb 27, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Uber's SVP of leadership and strategy, Frances Frei, departs after joining the company in June 2017 to run program aimed at leadership development   —  The Harvard Business School professor will remain an adviser to the car-hailing company, but she's off to educate other execs.
Feb 27, 2018, 2:55 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Pinterest has hired former Google and Square executive Francoise Brougher as its first COO   —  Brougher joins as Pinterest is eyeing an IPO.  —  Pinterest just made an important new hire: The visual search company is bringing on Francoise Brougher, a former executive from both Google and Square, to be its first-ever COO.
Feb 27, 2018, 12:06 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Sources: Amazon plans to open up to six new Amazon Go cashierless stores this year, with most in Seattle and one in Los Angeles' The Grove mall   —  New futuristic convenience stores could appear in Seattle and Los Angeles.  —  Amazon's much-heralded convenience store of the future, Amazon Go, may seem like a crazy experiment.
Feb 22, 2018, 11:20 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Andrew Chen, ex-head of growth at Uber, joins Andreessen Horowitz as a general partner, a week after Lars Dalgaard left a16z to start his own fund   —  Notable: The firm still doesn't have any female general partners.  —  Andreessen Horowitz has plucked the head of growth at Uber and turned …
Feb 15, 2018, 11:40 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook hasn't figured out how to measure “meaningful social interactions” after big News Feed update, wants to build section inside Watch tab for news video   —  “The metric is definitely evolving.”  —  When Facebook made its big News Feed update last month to prioritize posts …
Feb 12, 2018, 11:00 PMIn context
eMarketer says Facebook lost ~2.8M US users under 25 in 2017, predicts it will lose ~2.1M in 2018; Instagram's US users will grow 13%, Snapchat's by 9% in 2018   —  That's according to research firm eMarketer.  —  Facebook is losing young users even quicker than expected, according to new estimates by eMarketer.
Feb 12, 2018, 6:50 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
History of estimated Uber valuations, including the latest $1.25B financing round from SoftBank in January; sources: Uber was valued at $72B in Waymo settlement   —  That's the new claim in the settlement agreement between Uber and Waymo.  —  How much a company is worth is always a bit of an artificial question in Silicon Valley.
Feb 9, 2018, 10:20 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
SoftBank's technology funds, the $100B Vision Fund and $6B Delta Fund, have already invested ~$40B of their $106B target; Vision Fund has invested in 26 firms   —  They said it couldn't be done.  —  Longtime Silicon Valley hands are still aghast that an investing firm can find …
Feb 7, 2018, 6:10 AMIn context

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