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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
Tony Romm / Recode:
In tweets, President Trump accuses Facebook of always being “anti-Trump” and questions whether it colluded with newspapers and TV networks   —  President Donald Trump charged on Wednesday that Facebook was “always” opposed to him, suggesting it is part of a network of “collusion” …
Sep 27, 2017, 10:05 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Trump unveils STEM and coding education push, with $200M grant target from Department of Education and support from tech firms   —  Plus, tech giants like Amazon, Facebook and Google will commit new support to coding education  —  President Donald Trump will issue a new directive Monday …
Sep 25, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
RIAA: 30M+ pay for streaming, which now accounts for 62% of US music biz; streaming revenue up 48% in first half of 2017 to $2.5B, digital downloads down 24%   —  Spotify, Apple Music and other services have 30 million U.S. subscribers, and streaming revenue is up 48 percent so far this year.
Sep 23, 2017, 12:15 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitter adds a second former Google executive to its board, Patrick Pichette, who served as Google's CFO from 2008 until summer of 2015   —  Hugh Johnston, Pepsi's CFO, is leaving Twitter's board.  —  Twitter has added another longtime Google executive to its board of directors: Patrick Pichette …
Sep 19, 2017, 5:35 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Former Facebook and Snap ad exec Sriram Krishnan announces he is joining Twitter as senior director of product   —  Krishnan, who previously worked on ad tech, is trying something new.  —  Twitter has hired Sriram Krishnan, a former ad tech executive from Facebook and Snap, but he won't be working on ads.
Sep 18, 2017, 9:25 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
New York Times reporter Mike Isaac is writing a book about Uber for W. W. Norton, due out in 2019   —  Crazy ambition, betrayal, sex, deceit and naked power grabs all make for a page-turner.  —  The Uber story has crazy ambition, betrayal, sex, deceit, naked power grabs, and lots and lots and lots of money.
Sep 14, 2017, 3:20 PMIn context

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