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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
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Twitter says it has reversed its decision to block Rep. Blackburn's Senate campaign video ad, which included “inflammatory” content, will refine its policies   —  Twitter blocked the ad on Monday.  On Tuesday, it changed its mind.  —  On Monday, Twitter blocked a campaign video ad …
Oct 10, 2017, 7:50 PMIn context
Rani Molla / Recode:
Pew Research survey of 4,135 US adults shows 56% say they wouldn't ride in a driverless car and 81% expect job losses for those who drive for a living   —  Autonomous-car companies have a lot of work to do on changing public perception.  —  Car companies are planning to put driverless cars …
Oct 4, 2017, 5:40 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Walmart acquires Brooklyn-based Parcel, which offers logistics for same-day delivery in NYC; source says price was less than $10M   —  The deal was small but key to Walmart's new express delivery service.  —  Walmart.com will soon begin offering same-day delivery to some customers in New York City …
Oct 3, 2017, 2:18 PMIn context

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