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Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Amazon to shut down its five-year-old Amazon Wine business December 31, 2017, but will still offer wine via Amazon Fresh, Prime Now, and Whole Foods Markets   —  Amazon Wine will close up shop at the end of this year.  —  Amazon notified wine sellers on Monday that the company would shut …
Oct 23, 2017, 7:25 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
Senate bill on political ads, called the Honest Ads Act, would regulate web firms with 50M+ annual visitors, require copies of ads and info on $500+/year buyers   —  An early look at the Honest Ads Act by Sens. Mark Warner, Amy Klobuchar and John McCain  —  A trio of top Senate lawmakers …
Oct 19, 2017, 12:35 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Sources: Facebook's news subscription tool is delayed on iOS over Apple's 30% App Store cut; the tool will roll out on Android phones over coming weeks   —  The problem: Apple's 30 percent tax.  —  Facebook's effort to help media companies sell subscriptions has hit a snag: Apple.
Oct 19, 2017, 12:15 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
White House says Trump will nominate Joe Simons, a longtime antitrust lawyer, as head of FTC; nomination must still be confirmed by Senate   —  Joe Simons has represented companies like Microsoft, and may be the country's privacy, competition and consumer protection cop.
Oct 18, 2017, 10:50 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Regina Dugan, head of Facebook's Building 8 hardware lab, announces she's leaving the firm within next “several months” after joining 18 months ago   —  Dugan is departing after just 18 months to “lead a new endeavor.”  —  Regina Dugan, the head of Facebook's secretive hardware …
Oct 17, 2017, 1:43 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Indiegogo announces Marketplace for selling products that were successfully crowdfunded on site or elsewhere; Indiegogo will take around 10% or 15% cut on sales   —  And the products don't have to be originally funded through the site, either.  —  In the past, entrepreneurs …
Oct 17, 2017, 12:25 AMIn context
Rani Molla / Recode:
Survey of 6,100 US teens: 47% say Snapchat is their preferred social network, up from 39% this spring, 24% say Instagram, 9% Facebook, 7% Twitter   —  Snaps > tweets.  —  Snapchat is more popular among U.S. teens than ever, according to new research from investment firm Piper Jaffray.
Oct 15, 2017, 8:50 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
LinkedIn says it will start testing video ads that will autoplay without sound   —  Better late than never.  —  LinkedIn came up with a new way to make money — it's going to sell video advertising.  —  The professional network, which is now owned by Microsoft, is finally pushing into video ads.
Oct 13, 2017, 11:20 AMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Lyft adds in-app support for Google Maps to its drivers app   —  Lyft is working with Google Maps.  —  As the battle to win over ride-hail drivers continues, Lyft is working to improve its driver experience relative to Uber, its larger rival.  The next step: Making it easier for drivers to know where they're supposed to be going.
Oct 12, 2017, 1:20 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Recode:
House Intelligence Committee leaders say they hope to publicly release Russia-linked Facebook ads once the company has scrubbed identifying info   —  Plus, more details on Sheryl Sandberg's meetings with lawmakers on Wednesday  —  House lawmakers investigating Russia's suspected meddling …
Oct 11, 2017, 4:25 PMIn context

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