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Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Uber settles Waymo suit, pledges not to use Waymo's trade secrets; Waymo to get 0.34% stake in Uber which sources say would be worth ~$245M at $72B valuation   —  Under settlement, Uber also will give Waymo equity worth about $245 million  —  Uber Technologies Inc. agreed to settle a lawsuit …
Feb 9, 2018, 7:25 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Viacom to launch streaming service by September with content it removed from Hulu and Netflix, is talking to US mobile carriers to distribute its TV channels   —  Viacom Inc. plans to launch an ad-supported streaming-video service by September that will offer shows and other content from across its portfolio …
Feb 9, 2018, 1:15 PMIn context
Laura Stevens / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Amazon to launch “Shipping with Amazon”, a delivery service for businesses, starting with third-party merchants and rolling out in LA within weeks   —  The company is preparing to begin the offering in Los Angeles with its ‘third-party merchants’ and then roll it out more broadly
Feb 9, 2018, 7:15 AMIn context
Tomio Geron / Wall Street Journal:
B Capital, co-led by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, raises $360M to invest in tech that underpins consumer services across logistics, insurance, more   —  Firm partners with Boston Consulting Group to connect startups with large corporations  —  B Capital Group, co-led …
Feb 8, 2018, 7:50 PMIn context
David George-Cosh / Wall Street Journal:
Feb 8, 2018, 11:55 AMIn context
Laura Stevens / Wall Street Journal:
Amazon starts delivering Whole Foods groceries to Prime members in Dallas, Virginia Beach, Cincinnati, and Austin with free two-hour delivery for $35+ orders   —  Groceries offered via one- and two-hour Prime Now service in four markets to start  —  Amazon.com Inc. AMZN -1.81% …
Feb 8, 2018, 1:45 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian steps down from daily duties at the company to focus on personal life and the VC firm he co-founded; he will remain on board   —  Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian announced on Wednesday he will step down from daily duties at the internet company and focus …
Feb 7, 2018, 3:30 PMIn context
Jack Nicas / Wall Street Journal:
YouTube's recommendations engine, which drives 70%+ of viewing time, often suggests divisive, misleading, or false content, even to users who don't seek it out   —  Google's video site often recommends divisive or misleading material, despite recent changes designed to fix the problem
Feb 7, 2018, 1:40 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Snapchat is launching a tool to let TV networks pipe snippets of live broadcasts directly into the app, starting this Saturday with NBC's Olympics coverage   —  Deal could forge closer ties between traditional TV networks and Snapchat's parent company Snap Inc.  —  Georgia Wells and Benjamin Mullin
Feb 7, 2018, 9:00 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Goldman Sachs is in talks with Apple to offer financing to Apple gadget shoppers, using its retail point-of-sale financing arm Marcus   —  Wall Street firm would lend to shoppers buying expensive Apple gadgets  —  As Apple Inc.'s AAPL 4.18% investment bank, Goldman Sachs GS 3.85% Group Inc …
Feb 7, 2018, 7:00 AMIn context

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