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Jason Del Rey / Recode:
As Jeff Bezos becomes the richest man in history, now worth over $105B, questions loom large on his philanthropic intentions   —  It's been seven months since Bezos tweeted a request for philanthropic ideas.  —  After the New York Times questioned Jeff Bezos about his level of philanthropic giving …
Jan 9, 2018, 11:00 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Sources: FCC unveiling smartphone emergency alert system changes tomorrow, requires telecoms, smartphone makers to deliver alerts to specific geographic regions   —  An early look at Chairman Ajit Pai's forthcoming reform.  —  After a season of deadly hurricanes and devastating wildfires …
Jan 8, 2018, 10:30 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Oculus to launch the Mi VR in China, which will be similar to Oculus Go but with partner Xiaomi providing software for the headset instead of Facebook   —  The new headset comes thanks to a partnership with Chinese tech giant Xiaomi.  —  Facebook is taking a major step toward its goal …
Jan 8, 2018, 7:25 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Jan 5, 2018, 1:40 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Internet Association, representing Amazon, Facebook, Google and others, says it will join upcoming lawsuit against net neutrality repeal as an intervening party   —  The companies will intervene in a coming lawsuit through their trade group, the Internet Association.
Jan 5, 2018, 1:25 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Spotify's Chief Content Officer Stefan Blom is leaving ahead of its IPO; the company hasn't named a successor yet   —  Stefan Blom's departure may raise questions.  —  Spotify's top content executive is leaving, just ahead of the streaming music company's planned public offering.
Jan 5, 2018, 10:40 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
FCC releases final text of the order overturning net neutrality and statements from Pai, O'Rielly and Carr in support and Rosenworcel and Clyburn in opposition   —  It's long!  —  Roughly a month after the Federal Communications Commission voted to scrap the U.S. government's net neutrality rules …
Jan 4, 2018, 7:30 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Sources: FCC Chairman Ajit Pai canceled his scheduled appearance at CES after receiving death threats   —  The threats have intensified following an FCC vote to repeal net neutrality rules.  —  Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai canceled his scheduled appearance …
Jan 4, 2018, 4:39 PMIn context
Recode:
Sources: TPG and Dragoneer converted Spotify debt into equity at ~$10B valuation, sold it to Tencent at ~$20B, solving Spotify's $1B debt problem ahead of IPO   —  Big investors TPG and Dragoneer get a nice return, and Tencent gets a piece of the streaming music company.  Everybody happy?
Jan 3, 2018, 10:35 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Didi Chuxing confirms it has acquired Brazilian ride-hailing company 99, reports say for ~$600M, as it expands into Latin America   —  The ride-hail company is buying Brazilian app 99.  —  Didi is bolstering its international presence in a major ride-hail market: Brazil.
Jan 3, 2018, 2:57 PMIn context

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