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Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Sources: Groupon has contacted several public companies in the past few months to gauge interest in acquiring it; Groupon's revenues fell 5.6% in 2017 to $2.84B   —  The daily-deal pioneer's run as an independent company could be nearing an end.  —  Groupon's 10-year run as an independent company could be coming to an end.
Jul 7, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
As Benchmark gets ready to raise a new fund, four years after its last fundraise, questions arise about its future and who will stay at the firm   —  Questions swirl around the venture capital firm as it prepares to raise a new fund within the next year.  —  Benchmark is one of tech's …
Jun 26, 2018, 3:20 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook now allows some preapproved advertisers to promote crypto businesses and services, like exchanges, but ads for ICOs and binary options are still banned   —  Advertisers will need to apply, but ICO ads are still banned.  —  Facebook is reversing its ban on cryptocurrency advertisements …
Jun 26, 2018, 2:22 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Sources: Amsterdam-based data search and analytics startup Elastic, which has raised ~$100M, has confidentially filed for an IPO aiming for $1.5B-$3B valuation   —  Elastic is expected to aim for a valuation between about $1.5 billion and $3 billion once it hits Wall Street.  —  The IPOs keep coming.
Jun 22, 2018, 3:35 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
IGTV has not yet explained how creators will be paid, but likely options include mid-roll or pre-roll ads with revenue splits, or paying creators outright   —  Instagram doesn't have a business for IGTV, but it'll need to make money quickly.  —  Instagram wants to be TV for young people.
Jun 21, 2018, 9:55 PMIn context
Rani Molla / Recode:
Dealogic data: US tech companies have issued $13.4B in convertible bonds in 2018 so far, up from $9B in 2017, as they seek to avoid dilution and issuing stock   —  Twitter is the latest in a long line of tech companies issuing record amounts of convertible bonds.
Jun 21, 2018, 6:45 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook is testing autoplay video ads inside Messenger, after it started selling static ads in the service 18 months ago   —  The big question: Do users want to see video ads next to their private messages?  —  Facebook found a new place to sell video ads: Inside Messenger …
Jun 19, 2018, 12:40 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Elliot Schrage, Facebook's VP of Communications and Public Policy and a key player in company's response to data scandal is leaving after a decade at the firm   —  The longtime exec has been criticized recently for the social networking giant's rocky responses to a series of controversies.
Jun 14, 2018, 3:27 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Bozoma Saint John is departing Uber after joining a year ago as chief brand officer to be CMO of entertainment conglomerate Endeavor   —  The high-profile marketing guru will become CMO at the entertainment conglomerate.  —  The high-profile executive Bozoma Saint John has left Uber for Endeavor, sources say and Uber confirms.
Jun 11, 2018, 2:50 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Former Google business head Nikesh Arora has been named CEO and chairman of Palo Alto Networks, replacing Mark McLaughlin, who will become vice chairman   —  The security company is on the upswing of late.  —  Nikesh Arora, the former chief business officer at Google, has been named CEO …
Jun 1, 2018, 5:45 PMIn context

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