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Peter Schulz / The Information:
Study: among 71 top VC firms, 92% of individuals on senior investment teams are male, 78% are white, 1.3% are Hispanic, and less than 1% are black   —  Introducing The Information's Future List  —  Less than one percent of senior VCs involved in investment decision are Black—four of 551 people.
Oct 6, 2015, 9:50 PMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Apple developing platform to power and unify its Web services like iCloud and iTunes, based on Siri's which uses open-source Mesos   —  Apple Unifies Cloud Services Platform Amid Open-Source Push  —  Like other tech companies that run Web services, Apple has long relied on open source software.
Sep 15, 2015, 7:10 PMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Sources: Google plans to launch a special China version of Google Play as early as this fall, marking its re-entry into China, compliance with censorship laws   —  Google Nears Re-entry to Mainland China  —  After a five year absence, Google expects to return shortly to mainland China …
Sep 4, 2015, 11:50 AMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Apple to block apps like Twitter from scanning users' iPhones and iPads to see which other apps are installed   —  Apple Moves to Block iPhone App-Scanning  —  In order to decide what ad to show to a person, Facebook and Twitter have sometimes drawn on data about other apps that are already installed on that person's phone.
Jun 24, 2015, 1:50 PMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Google's War Against Apps   —  Google's battle to erode the importance of apps is intensifying.  —  The search giant last fall secretly acquired an “app streaming” startup called Agawi whose technology allows people to access apps on their smartphone without downloading them first.
Jun 18, 2015, 10:57 AMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Evernote CEO Phil Libin is planning to step down, and working to find his replacement   —  CEO Change Brewing at Evernote  —  Evernote CEO Phil Libin has long said he wants to build a 100-year company.  Now he's actively looking for his own replacement to take the startup into its second decade.
Jun 15, 2015, 7:25 PMIn context
The Information:
Sources: Postmates is raising over $50M at $400M valuation   —  The Information Fundraising Briefing  —  Postmates, which primarily delivers food from restaurants like Starbucks and Chipotle, is raising more than $50 million at a roughly $400 million valuation, which has essentially doubled since …
May 28, 2015, 2:50 PMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Google developing Internet of Things OS called Brillo, designed to run on devices with perhaps as little as 32MB RAM   —  Google Developing ‘Brillo’ Software for Internet of Things  —  Google wants its software to power any electronic device that connects to the Internet, whether or not it has a digital screen.
May 21, 2015, 12:40 PMIn context
Tom Dotan / The Information:
Facebook is in active talks with game developers about games for Messenger app platform   —  With Messenger Apps Sluggish, Facebook Eyeing Games  —  The first suite of apps that Facebook announced for Messenger were all for lightweight communication: sending people emojis, sound clips, gifs and the like.
May 18, 2015, 11:40 AMIn context
Amir Efrati / The Information:
Wal-Mart Preps Rival to Amazon Prime   —  Wal-Mart Stores is preparing to launch a subscription fast-shipping service similar to Amazon Prime to boost its online business and take on Amazon.com, according to people involved with or briefed about the product.  —  Codenamed “Tahoe,” …
May 13, 2015, 5:25 PMIn context

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