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Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Warby Parker raises $75M round led by T. Rowe Price, sources say at a valuation of $1.75B   —  The company has now raised nearly $300 million in total.  —  Warby Parker's co-CEOs continue to talk about an IPO like it's a “when,” not an “if.”  But the “when” still isn't now.
Mar 14, 2018, 11:35 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Uber's VP of Product, Daniel Graf, is leaving and will be replaced by Assaf Ronen, Amazon's VP of Voice Shopping   —  Assaf Ronen has been running the e-commerce giant's voice shopping efforts.  —  In another high-profile executive departure at Uber, product head Daniel Graf is leaving the company, according to sources.
Mar 8, 2018, 3:10 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Netflix data shows that while only 25% of users sign up on TVs, most viewing, ~45% after one month and 70% after six months, happens on TVs   —  Most Netflix subscribers sign up on phones or computers.  But 70 percent of viewing happens on TVs.  —  You can watch Netflix in almost every country in the world, on any device you want.
Mar 8, 2018, 12:55 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Early data from AdStage suggests Facebook's News Feed changes have driven ad prices up by decreasing the amount of time users spend on the social network   —  Mark Zuckerberg said people would spend less time on Facebook after the change.  It looks like that might be happening.
Mar 7, 2018, 9:15 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Reddit on Russian propaganda: hundreds of accounts removed, few Russian ads were seen and are now disallowed, @TEN_GOP tweets amplified by “thousands” on Reddit   —  Reddit didn't find any Russian ads about the 2016 election, but there was plenty of non-ad content being shared.
Mar 5, 2018, 4:10 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Coinbase hires Emilie Choi, who did 40+ deals during her tenure as head of M&A at LinkedIn, as its VP of corporate and business development   —  A cryptocurrency company could do some fairly outside-the-box acquisitions.  —  Coinbase, the cryptocurrency trading platform …
Mar 5, 2018, 11:40 AMIn context
Rani Molla / Recode:
Adobe Analytics: the time smartphone users spend on websites per visit has decreased by 10% since 2015; the amount of money spent per visit has increased by 27%   —  Faster mobile speeds could mean more money for online retailers.  —  Each time Americans visit retail websites on their phones, they're spending less time but more money.
Mar 4, 2018, 5:30 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook says it's ending test in six countries that moved Pages' posts from News Feed to secondary Explore Feed, is also ending Explore Feed bookmark globally   —  Facebook has ended a test that put publishers in one feed and friends in another.  —  Facebook has decided it's a bad idea …
Mar 1, 2018, 1:52 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
DoorDash raises $535M Series D led by SoftBank, sources say at a post-money valuation of $1.4B, and says it will increase its headcount by 250 to ~800 this year   —  The challenge for the company will be to stay disciplined even as it sits on a huge stockpile of dollars.
Mar 1, 2018, 9:25 AMIn context
Recode:
Spotify's gross margin has grown from 16% to 21% from 2014 to 2017, but since it pays per stream, it still must figure out how to turn usage growth into profit   —  Spotify generates billions in revenue and gives most of that money to the music labels.  But it is gaining leverage and getting better margins.
Feb 28, 2018, 10:25 PMIn context

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