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Peter Kafka / Recode:
Warner Music Group has sold 75% of its stake in Spotify for ~$400M; Sony said last week it sold about half of its Spotify shares for ~$750M   —  First Sony, now Warner Music Group.  —  As Spotify was getting its subscription music service off the ground, the world's biggest music labels took equity stakes in the company.
May 7, 2018, 10:55 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Former Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard has raised $30M+ over the last 18 months from a16z, pro sports teams, others for his new ticketing startup Rival   —  His startup, Rival, has raised more than $30 million from Andreessen Horowitz, Upfront Ventures and several pro sports teams.
May 4, 2018, 7:55 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Zynga founder Mark Pincus reducing his voting power in the social gaming firm from a 70% to 10% stake, will remain on board but as non-executive chairman   —  In an unusual move, Pincus doesn't want the final say anymore and wanted more freedom.  —  In an unusual move for a Silicon Valley company …
May 2, 2018, 4:22 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Leaked memo: Ron Gutman, founder and CEO of HealthTap, a medical advice startup, has been fired amid allegations that he intimidated and threatened employees   —  “This leaves us with no choice but to fire you,” the letter to HealthTap CEO Ron Gutman reads.  —  The CEO of a medical-advice startup …
May 2, 2018, 1:30 AMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
May 1, 2018, 10:40 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Sources: Birchbox sells majority ownership to one of its hedge fund investors, Viking Global, which will invest $15M more, after sale talks with QVC fell apart   —  Viking Global Investors is the new majority stakeholder in the beauty startup.  —  After many months of acquisition talks …
May 1, 2018, 4:45 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook says it's building a Clear History feature to let users stop Facebook-collected browsing history and app usage from being associated with their account   —  It's arguably the company's biggest update since the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke.  —  Facebook users will soon be able …
May 1, 2018, 12:17 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Overview of Twitter's video ad business, which brought in $287M+ in Q1 and over half of the company's total revenue since Q4 2017   —  Twitter made more than $287 million from video ads last quarter.  —  Twitter has been highlighting its video ad business during earnings calls for years …
May 1, 2018, 12:25 AMIn context
Dan Frommer / Recode:
T-Mobile and Sprint merger may help them to stop wasting resources on stealing customers from each other and take on the industry goliaths AT&T and Verizon   —  Should T-Mobile be allowed to join forces with rival Sprint?  —  T-Mobile is trying to make a huge move: Yesterday …
Apr 30, 2018, 10:05 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Sources: Coinbase valued itself at $8B when pitching an equity package during Earn acquisition; investors received cash, management received at least some stock   —  That's how much it felt it was worth when it set out to acquire Earn.  —  Coinbase valued itself at about $8 billion …
Apr 28, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context

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