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Yuliya Chernova / Wall Street Journal:
Gym membership startup ClassPass raises $70M Series C led by Temasek, at what the CEO says is a $470M post-money valuation   —  Startup has raised funding at a lower share price than its previous financing round, according to estimates from PitchBook Data Inc.
Jun 16, 2017, 4:45 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Apple hires Sony TV execs Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg as heads of video programming worldwide reporting to Eddy Cue, to lead push into original content   —  Jamie Ehrlicht and Zack Van Amburg will join Apple as co-heads of video programming world-wide  —  Apple Inc. has poached …
Jun 16, 2017, 8:55 AMIn context
Rachael King / Wall Street Journal:
DOE awards $258M to be shared among AMD, Cray, HPE, IBM, Intel, and Nvidia over next three years for R&D into exascale computers to better compete with China   —  The Energy Department said it would award $258 million over three years to be shared by six tech companies as the government tries …
Jun 15, 2017, 7:30 PMIn context
Patience Haggin / Wall Street Journal:
Airware founder Jonathan Downey to step down as CEO 6/26, but remain on leadership team, will be replaced by COO Yvonne Wassenaar   —  Founder Jonathan Downey will step down later this month, but remain with the company.
Jun 13, 2017, 9:00 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Altice USA expects IPO to price between $27 and $31 a share, to raise ~$1.35B   —  Altice USA put a price range of $27 to $31 a share on its initial public offering of stock.
Jun 13, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Facebook is building feature to let users subscribe to news publications, expected by end of year; talks ongoing around payment model, Instant Articles   —  Facebook may soon help its users do something unfamiliar on the platform: pay for news by building a feature that would allow users …
Jun 12, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Uber Chief Business Officer Emil Michael is planning to resign as soon as Monday   —  Uber Technologies Inc. executive Emil Michael, one of Chief Executive Travis Kalanick's closest confidants, is planning to resign as soon as Monday amid an ongoing investigation into the company's workplace culture …
Jun 11, 2017, 12:27 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
How Chinese smartphone makers are gaining global market share with competitive pricing and features targeted to local markets   —  Chinese manufacturers managed to snare more than 40% of the global smartphone market, double what they had five years ago, partly through offering handsets with features targeted to local markets.
Jun 10, 2017, 10:05 AMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Uber is in advanced talks to acquire the engineering team of Luxe, a car-parking startup which has raised a total of $75M+   —  While Uber Technologies wrestles with a string of controversies, the ride-hailing company is in advanced talks to acquire much of the engineering team …
Jun 8, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context
Tripp Mickle / Wall Street Journal:
Former Apple employees on how Siri's progress was crippled by lack of ambitious goals, shifting strategies, and insufficient usage data   —  Nimble competitors developed new voice-powered products for the home while Apple remained focused on its phone  —  In a 2.5-hour keynote …
Jun 7, 2017, 8:10 PMIn context

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