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Amir Efrati / The Information:
Sources: Lyft's revenue more than doubled in the first half of 2018 to $909M but its net loss grew 46% to $373M   —  Lyft appears to be getting better at controlling its costs.  —  The ride-hailing firm more than doubled revenue to $909 million in the first half of 2018 compared with a year earlier …
Sep 26, 2018, 6:25 PMIn context
Sarah Kuranda / The Information:
Sources: Facebook most likely will name Instagram's VP of Product Adam Mosseri as the new leader of Instagram   —  Facebook most likely will name Adam Mosseri as the new leader of Instagram, following the announcement on Monday night that the photo-sharing service's two founders are leaving the company …
Sep 25, 2018, 2:53 PMIn context
Aaron Tilley / The Information:
Apple has hired Liz Schimel, a former president of Condé Nast China, whose LinkedIn page lists a July start date and her Apple role as “head of news business”   —  Apple is beefing up the management of its Apple News product, with the recent hiring of veteran media executive Liz Schimel.
Sep 9, 2018, 1:15 AMIn context
Kevin McLaughlin / The Information:
Sources: Alibaba suspends plans, announced in 2015, to expand its cloud business to the US, will focus on serving US multinationals that need cloud in China   —  China's internet giant Alibaba is putting on hold its plans to expand its cloud business in the U.S., people familiar with the matter said …
Aug 31, 2018, 1:25 PMIn context
The Information:
Sources: Amazon is planning to launch a free, ad-supported video service for its ~48M Fire TV streaming video device users that is being developed by IMDb   —  Amazon.com is planning to launch a free, advertising-supported video service for the estimated 48 million people who use …
Aug 28, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
Priya Anand / The Information:
Sources: Amazon's sold ~50M Alexa devices, and only 2% of those owners have used Alexa to make a purchase in 2018; source: 90% of those haven't tried again   —  Amazon and Google both tout voice shopping—the ability to make purchases and check on the status of orders with verbal commands …
Aug 6, 2018, 4:15 PMIn context
The Information:
Sources: Google is developing a news aggregation app for use in China that will comply with the country's strict censorship laws   —  Google is developing a news-aggregation app for use in China that will comply with the country's strict censorship laws, part of a plan to re-enter …
Aug 2, 2018, 1:20 AMIn context
The Information:
Siri cofounder Tom Gruber and Apple's head of search Vipul Ved Prakash have left the company after John Giannandrea was named as the leader of the Siri Group   —  Tom Gruber, one of the original Siri cofounders, has left Apple, where he was recently the head of Siri's Advanced Development group …
Jul 18, 2018, 10:55 PMIn context
Jessica Toonkel / The Information:
Sources: Walmart is considering launching a subscription streaming video service that would undercut Netflix and Amazon Prime Video on price   —  Walmart is considering launching a subscription streaming video service to compete with Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, people familiar with the situation told The Information.
Jul 17, 2018, 7:10 PMIn context
Priya Anand / The Information:
Sources: Amazon tried to buy smart lock maker August Home for $100M, who later sold to Assa Abloy for $150M; Amazon focused on Amazon Key after being rebuffed   —  In mid-2016, Amazon.com made a $100 million offer to buy August Home, which makes locks that can be opened with an app …
Feb 20, 2018, 5:50 PMIn context

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