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Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
How Sequoia, Accel, and Y Combinator ended up with their current stakes in Dropbox; source: YC sold about 50% of its holdings around the time of the Series B   —  Here's how a few investors — Sequoia, Accel and Y Combinator — managed to score huge, even if not equal, paydays.
Mar 26, 2018, 2:55 AMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Uber CEO says they spent $700M in Southeast Asia before deal with Grab; source: Uber feels confident enough in India and Middle East to not retreat from there   —  As part of the deal, Uber will get a 27.5 percent stake in the company and CEO Dara Khosrowshahi will join the Grab board.
Mar 25, 2018, 10:22 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
In interview, Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook has made mistakes in building its platform, the fixes will not be easy and will cost “many millions of dollars”   —  In a wide-ranging interview, the Facebook CEO admitted that the social networking giant may have made mistakes in opening up its network so much a decade ago.
Mar 21, 2018, 9:20 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Tempe, AZ police release video of moments before fatal Uber autonomous car collision; safety driver repeatedly looks at something off-camera before collision   —  Here's what the car — and its operator — saw.  —  Three days after an Uber self-driving vehicle fatally crashed into a pedestrian in Tempe …
Mar 21, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Uber says it has rescinded job offer to former Amazon VP Assaf Ronen after discovering work history discrepancy, says Manik Gupta will be interim VP of Product   —  Amazon's voice-shopping VP, Assaf Ronen, was set to replace Daniel Graf as product head.  —  Uber has rescinded a job offer …
Mar 21, 2018, 5:55 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Google and Facebook were built to destroy publishers, not help; Google's $300M pledge to journalism won't go directly to publications, who need real checks   —  Guess who's winning?  —  For argument's sake, let's believe that Google believes its newest efforts to boost publishers …
Mar 20, 2018, 10:20 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Travis Kalanick becoming CEO of City Storage Systems, which focuses on repurposing real estate, and says his new fund is acquiring a $150M controlling interest   —  The company was formerly called CloudKitchens and was led by Diego Berdakin, an early Uber investor.  —  Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has found his new job.
Mar 20, 2018, 7:30 PMIn context
Rani Molla / Recode:
Facebook has lost nearly $50B in market cap since Friday; 129M+ shares of Facebook stock changed hands on Tuesday, its biggest trading day since 2014   —  That's the stock's biggest-ever two-day drop.  —  Facebook's Cambridge Analytica data debacle could be more damaging to the company than any of its other recent missteps.
Mar 20, 2018, 6:40 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook announces new subscription feature, allowing users to subscribe to creators for $5/month, says it will go live next month with 10 creators in US and UK   —  Facebook will soon let you subscribe to your favorite creator for $5 a month.  —  Facebook wants to attract more video creators …
Mar 19, 2018, 12:12 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
How Facebook's old terms of service allowed Cambridge Analytica to get data on 50M people from just 270K users of an app that used Facebook Login   —  Facebook says it isn't at fault.  —  Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm that helped Donald Trump get elected president …
Mar 17, 2018, 6:25 PMIn context

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