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Rani Molla / Recode:
Pew Research survey of 4,135 US adults shows 56% say they wouldn't ride in a driverless car and 81% expect job losses for those who drive for a living   —  Autonomous-car companies have a lot of work to do on changing public perception.  —  Car companies are planning to put driverless cars …
Oct 4, 2017, 5:40 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Walmart acquires Brooklyn-based Parcel, which offers logistics for same-day delivery in NYC; source says price was less than $10M   —  The deal was small but key to Walmart's new express delivery service.  —  Walmart.com will soon begin offering same-day delivery to some customers in New York City …
Oct 3, 2017, 2:18 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Profile of Alex Stamos, Facebook's chief security officer who, sources say, is leading the internal investigation into Russian meddling   —  How much did Russia use Facebook during the campaign?  Stamos is trying to find out.  —  Less than 24 hours after Donald Trump was elected president …
Oct 3, 2017, 1:30 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Uber's Otto due diligence report disclosed in Uber v. Waymo, shows Levandowski met with Uber execs before leaving Google, had Google work emails on personal PC   —  Alphabet had been fighting to get ahold of this document for months over the course of its litigation against Uber.
Oct 2, 2017, 10:02 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Here's the proposal to change Uber's governance, which is aimed at limiting Travis Kalanick's power   —  The changes, listed.  —  Former CEO Travis Kalanick's decision on Friday to appoint two new directors to the board of the car-hailing company did not come out of nowhere, although it was a surprise to the board and its new CEO.
Sep 30, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Sources: Facebook is sharing its data with Google as the search giant reviews potential Russian meddling in the 2016 election   —  Google is also set to meet with congressional investigators in the coming weeks.  —  Facebook has shared some details about the Russian-operated profiles …
Sep 29, 2017, 5:03 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Sen. Mark Warner, top Democrat on Senate Intel Committee, said Twitter's briefing on Russian accounts was “inadequate” and “deeply disappointing”   —  The comments from Sen. Mark Warner could create new political headaches for the tech giant.
Sep 28, 2017, 4:53 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Twitter told Congressional investigators it found ~200 Russia-linked accounts with 22 directly matching the 470 accounts Facebook identified   —  The company met with House and Senate investigators who are probing Russian interference in the 2016 election.  —  Twitter has found roughly 200 …
Sep 28, 2017, 3:43 PMIn context
Recode:
Ikea has acquired TaskRabbit and will run it as an independent subsidiary; TaskRabbit has raised around $50M   —  The Swedish home goods giant is looking for some digital help from the contract labor marketplace  —  Swedish home goods giant Ikea has bought TaskRabbit, according to sources close to the situation.
Sep 28, 2017, 11:48 AMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Lidar sensor startup Luminar announces that Toyota Research Institute is using their sensors in the newest version of TRI's autonomous platform   —  It's a vote of confidence for lidar maker Luminar, facing competition from behemoths like Velodyne.  —  A startup that makes a key sensor …
Sep 27, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context

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