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Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Bird plans to raise at its current $2B valuation and Lime at $2B-3B, below their initial asks, amid tougher-than-expected business conditions   —  Shared electric-scooter companies Bird and Lime temper their valuation goals as they deal with vandalism and other growing pains
Dec 9, 2018, 9:05 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Uber has confidentially filed for an IPO; filing indicates it could go public as soon as the first quarter of 2019   —  The filing indicates a public listing could come in early 2019, pitting the ride-hailing service against rival Lyft  —  Uber Technologies Inc. filed paperwork confidentially …
Dec 7, 2018, 8:28 PMIn context
Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
Facebook's board says it was “entirely appropriate” for Sheryl Sandberg to investigate if George Soros shorted Facebook after he made negative comments   —  Board's letter said Sandberg was truthful about her knowledge of public-relations firm's work regarding the investor
Dec 5, 2018, 4:15 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Amazon is testing its cashierless technology for bigger stores, leading to speculation that it may use it one day for its Whole Foods chain   —  Online giant tries to overcome challenges caused by retail spaces with higher ceilings, more products  —  Amazon.com Inc. AMZN .99% …
Dec 3, 2018, 8:35 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Indonesian ride-hailing company Go-Jek launches in Singapore, initially available to the customers of DBS bank, and plans a wider rollout by early 2019   —  Less than a year after Uber's exit, a new challenger is taking on Grab  —  SINGAPORE—Indonesian technology firm PT Go-Jek Indonesia launched …
Nov 29, 2018, 6:05 PMIn context
Katie Roof / Wall Street Journal:
Vista Equity Partners takes majority stake in Wrike, a work management platform that says it has nearly a $100M run rate, source says at a valuation of ~$800M   —  Software company is said to be valued at nearly $800 million  —  Vista Equity Partners has taken a majority stake in Wrike Inc., a workplace management software startup.
Nov 29, 2018, 3:50 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Memo: the White House plans to host a roundtable on December 6 to discuss innovation with tech executives, including Satya Nadella, Sundar Pichai, and others   —  Guest list includes heads of Microsoft, Google, Qualcomm, Oracle  —  The Trump administration will hold a roundtable discussion …
Nov 29, 2018, 2:00 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Unredacted emails from Six4Three case show Facebook staff seeking to charge devs and advertisers for user data in 2012-2014; Facebook says it decided against it   —  Internal emails in court filings viewed by The Wall Street Journal provide a window into a document trove a British lawmaker plans to release soon
Nov 28, 2018, 7:25 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Amazon says it is phasing out sponsored product ads on baby registries, which attach a small “sponsored” label, after some users found them deceptive   —  Unwanted gifts arrive after friends say company's baby registries tricked them  —  Kima Nieves recently received two Aveeno bath …
Nov 28, 2018, 1:20 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Amazon says it's starting to sell text analysis software to mine medical records for info that doctors and hospitals can use to improve treatment and cut costs   —  The move is the latest by a technology company to tap the health care market  —  Amazon.com Inc. AMZN .01% is starting …
Nov 27, 2018, 5:55 PMIn context

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