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Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Sources: Revolut is raising $150M-$250M led by DST at a $1.4B pre-money valuation, up 5x from summer 2017 valuation, as transaction volume hits $1.5B a month   —  A five-times rise in value isn't normal — but it's a hot startup.  —  The valuation of Revolut, an international payments startup …
Apr 12, 2018, 2:00 PMIn context
Rani Molla / Recode:
Amazon spent $22.6B on R&D for “technology and content” last year, more than any other US company, followed by Alphabet at $16.6B and Intel at $13.1B   —  Tech companies claimed the top five spots again this year.  —  Tech companies claimed the top five spots in the U.S …
Apr 9, 2018, 2:05 PMIn context
Recode:
Interview with Tim Cook covering US tax reform, the changing job landscape, diversity, DACA, why everyone should learn to code, privacy as a right, free speech   —  Education, iPhones, privacy and Facebook were all big topics of discussion.  —  Recode's Kara Swisher and MSNBC's Chris Hayes …
Apr 6, 2018, 10:15 PMIn context
Recode:
Sources: Postmates and DoorDash CEOs have discussed possible merger at least once to better fight competitors; Postmates has also discussed a sale to GrubHub   —  Postmates faces a challenge: Profitability seems a long way off, and rival DoorDash has a big investment from SoftBank.
Apr 6, 2018, 6:55 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Steve Jurvetson, who acrimoniously left DFJ last year, is starting his own fund called Future Ventures, according to the firm's website   —  Jurvetson is listed as the founder of a soon-to-launch fund called Future Ventures, according to the firm's website.  —  Steve Jurvetson …
Apr 6, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Sources: Utah-based enterprise software company Domo, valued at $2B+, held an “organizational meeting” last week, suggesting it plans an IPO   —  The Utah darling held its IPO kickoff meeting last week.  —  The business software company Domo, last valued at over $2 billion, is moving to go public, Recode has learned.
Apr 5, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitter says it suspended 274K accounts for promoting terrorism in last six months of 2017, bringing total to 1.2M since August 2015   —  It suspended more than 274,000 accounts just in the last six months of 2017.  —  Twitter suspended more than 1.2 million accounts that were promoting terrorism …
Apr 5, 2018, 10:25 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook will stop sharing as much of your personal data with people outside of Facebook   —  Facebook is making sweeping changes to many of its most important APIs.  —  Facebook is aggressively cutting down on the amount of personal data third-party developers can collect from users as part …
Apr 4, 2018, 3:05 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook says Cambridge Analytica may have collected information on as many as 87M people, mostly in US; original reports pegged the number closer to 50M   —  On Monday, April 9, you can find out if you were one of them.  —  Cambridge Analytica may have had data from more unwitting Facebook users than originally thought.
Apr 4, 2018, 2:37 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Pinterest's VP of advertising products Jon Alferness, who joined the company from Google last summer, has left   —  Alferness, who reported directly to CEO Ben Silbermann, just joined Pinterest in August.  —  Jon Alferness, the head of Pinterest's advertising products who just joined the company last summer, has left.
Apr 4, 2018, 1:45 AMIn context

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