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Timothy W. Martin / Wall Street Journal:
PwC report says that top US tech companies, led by Amazon and Google, spend more than $5 in R&D for every $1 spent by Chinese companies   —  Led by Amazon and Google, U.S. firms spend $5 for every $1 by Chinese companies, PwC says  —  SEOUL—As the U.S. and China tussle over trade and technology …
Oct 31, 2018, 4:40 AMIn context
Andrea Fuller / Wall Street Journal:
A look at Founders Fund-backed Grabr, which connects shoppers with travelers willing to deliver items abroad, has 500K+ users, many of which evade customs   —  Many travelers dodge customs to satisfy bargain-savvy shoppers, some users say  —  Online companies that hook up travelers willing …
Oct 30, 2018, 3:35 AMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Lime has hired Uber's former business chief David Richter to oversee M&A, sales strategy, and other finance operations; he will also serve as interim CFO   —  David Richter will serve as Lime's chief of business, where he will oversee mergers and acquisitions, sales strategy and other finance operations
Oct 30, 2018, 1:30 AMIn context
Yoree Koh / Wall Street Journal:
Intel says it has achieved “full US workforce representation” 2 years ahead of 2020 goal and that US staff is 26.8% female, 9.2% Hispanic, 4.6% African American   —  Chip maker calls it a first step as it now employs 27% women, 9% Hispanic and under 5% African American
Oct 29, 2018, 7:40 PMIn context
Aisha Al-Muslim / Wall Street Journal:
Expedia says it has acquired short-term home rental startups Pillow and ApartmentJet as it looks to expand accommodation options and compete with Airbnb   —  Online travel company seeks to expand its accommodation options  —  Expedia Group Inc. EXPE 2.93% has bought two startups …
Oct 26, 2018, 6:25 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Epic Games' $1.25B round values the company at almost $15B with at least some of the investment coming from sales of shares by existing holders   —  Epic Games Inc., the creator of the smash-hit videogame “Fortnite,” is valued at almost $15 billion as part of a major new investment round.
Oct 26, 2018, 2:44 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Interviews with 70+ current and former Netflix employees tell of a culture of candor and transparency that some find ruthless, demoralizing, and dysfunctional   —  Buzzwords and anxiety fill the hallways as Hollywood giant tries to maintain a winning culture amid breakneck growth; ‘sunshining’ the ‘N-word’ scandal
Oct 25, 2018, 5:40 PMIn context
Katie Roof / Wall Street Journal:
Bessemer Venture Partners, one of Silicon Valley's oldest VC firms, raises $1.85B for its 10th fund, its largest to date   —  One of Silicon Valley's oldest venture firms has reached a new milestone for its 10th fund  —  One of Silicon Valley's oldest venture firms has reached a new milestone.
Oct 25, 2018, 11:50 AMIn context
Trefor Moss / Wall Street Journal:
Daimler partners with Chinese electric vehicle company Geely to provide a premium ride-hailing service in China starting in 2019   —  Premium ride-hailing company will use Daimler's Mercedes-Benz cars and electric vehicles made by Geely  —  SHANGHAI— Daimler AG DMLRY -4.43% …
Oct 25, 2018, 11:40 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
PitchBook data shows VC firms have invested $3.5B in food and grocery delivery services so far in 2018, up 3x over the whole of 2017   —  Runup in valuations is reminiscent of meal-kit bubble, some market watchers say  —  Restaurant and grocery delivery companies are the latest feeding frenzy for investors …
Oct 24, 2018, 2:00 PMIn context

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