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Peter Kafka / Recode:
YouTube launching a paid version of YouTube Music next week at $10/month; YouTube Red being replaced by YouTube Premium at $12/month   —  YouTube Music is launching Tuesday, and YouTube Red is going away.  It's being replaced by YouTube Premium, and it will cost extra.
May 16, 2018, 10:02 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / Recode:
Circle raises another $110M in round led by Bitmain, pushing its valuation up to almost $3B, says it's launching USD Coin, a new product tied to US dollar value   —  The company is also launching a new “USD Coin” tied to the value of the U.S. dollar.  —  Circle, a cryptocurrency startup led …
May 15, 2018, 3:48 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Coinbase wants to serve big Wall Street investors so it's offering a service for the safekeeping of cryptocurrencies   —  Another indication that the finance industry and the crypto community could use each other's help.  —  The cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is making its long-awaited play …
May 15, 2018, 8:45 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Amazon says its board has adopted a “Rooney Rule” to increase board diversity, after its initial opposition sparked employee outrage   —  The company says it is merely formalizing a practice that was already in place.  —  Amazon said on Monday that it would adopt a policy whereby women …
May 14, 2018, 5:35 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Messaging and video conferencing startup Fuze raises $150M; PitchBook: the raise was done at a $400M valuation, compared to previous raise at $765M   —  A steep downround as the workplace tool battles Slack and Zoom.  —  Fuze, a messaging and video conferencing company to use with your colleagues at work …
May 13, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context
Rani Molla / Recode:
YouGov survey finds Snapchat brand's user sentiment declined 73% among US consumers aged 18-34 following redesign; satisfaction levels similarly declined   —  Their opinion of Snapchat's brand has taken a major hit.  —  Snapchat users have a much more negative view of the brand since Snap redesigned the app in January.
May 11, 2018, 8:15 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Facebook launching new team of fewer than 12 to explore blockchain tech, led by David Marcus and including Instagram's VPs of engineering and product   —  What is the blockchain?  Facebook wants to find out, too.  —  What is the blockchain?  And how should Facebook be using it?
May 8, 2018, 5:28 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook adds Jeff Zients, the director of the National Economic Council for Obama for three years, to its board, filling Jan Koum's seat   —  Zients, who is the CEO of Cranemere Group Limited, will officially join the board at the end of the month.  —  Facebook has a new board member …
May 8, 2018, 4:55 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Facebook appoints CPO Chris Cox to lead Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Messenger apps; CTO Mike Schroepfer to oversee AR/VR, AI, blockchain, more   —  WhatsApp, Messenger and Facebook's core app are getting new leaders as part of a massive executive reorg.
May 8, 2018, 4:02 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Emails shine light on diversity policy for board hires at Amazon, an industry laggard that counts 0 people of color on board and ~74% of its execs as white men   —  “We don't need more effort, we need COURAGE.”  —  In 2018, Amazon is a model for business excellence in many ways.
May 8, 2018, 1:50 PMIn context

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