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Erica E. Phillips / Wall Street Journal:
Turvo, a collaborative logistics startup, raises $60M Series B led by Abu Dhabi state fund Mubadala Investment   —  Mubadala Investment joins Series B round for Silicon Valley-based Turvo  —  Abu Dhabi state fund Mubadala Investment Co. is leading a new $60 million investment round …
Nov 8, 2018, 8:15 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Google is planning an expansion of its NYC real estate, which currently houses ~7,000 employees, to add space for an additional 12,000+   —  Nears office property deal in Manhattan's West Village for enough space to multiply city workforce  —  Google is gearing up for an expansion …
Nov 7, 2018, 8:11 PMIn context
Eliot Brown / Wall Street Journal:
Despite the furor over Khashoggi's murder, US startups continue to accept funding from Saudi-backed Vision Fund, with View and Zume raising $1.5B recently   —  Entrepreneurs and venture capitalists have remained generally quiet about Saudi funding since grisly killing of journalist
Nov 7, 2018, 12:05 PMIn context
Douglas MacMillan / Wall Street Journal:
Pew: of 4,500 US adults, 34% regularly let their child watch YouTube, with 47% saying they do occasionally; 61% say their kids encountered unsuitable videos   —  Survey shows that most parents let their children watch the Google-owned video site, amid concern it is profiting from advertisements targeting minors
Nov 7, 2018, 11:25 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Dealogic: tech startups are selling just 17% of themselves on average in IPOs this year, with ~44% raising secondary offerings within 180 days of their IPOs   —  As their shares outperform, companies are returning to sell more stock at a nearly unprecedented clip
Nov 5, 2018, 3:55 PMIn context
Laura Stevens / Wall Street Journal:
Source: Amazon plans to split HQ2 evenly between two cities, a decision driven by the need to recruit enough talent; sources: announcement could come next week   —  Amazon.com plans to split its second headquarters evenly between two locations rather than picking one city for HQ2 …
Nov 5, 2018, 2:57 PMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Amazon in late-stage talks with several cities including Crystal City, VA, Dallas, New York for HQ2, may place smaller operations in runner-up cities   —  The tech giant's decision, which may be announced in November, could include multiple locations involving smaller sites
Nov 4, 2018, 2:53 PMIn context
Khadeeja Safdar / Wall Street Journal:
How companies use customer lifetime value scores to differentiate prices, services offered; unlike FICO scores, CLVs aren't regulated or accessible to consumers   —  Retailers, wireless carriers and others crunch data to determine what shoppers are worth for the long term—and how well to treat them
Nov 3, 2018, 11:50 PMIn context
Greg Bensinger / Wall Street Journal:
Uber details new safety measures for its autonomous vehicle program in report, says it's applying to resume testing of vehicles in autonomous mode in Pittsburgh   —  Ride-hailing giant said it would improve its software and training and keep two test drivers in every vehicle
Nov 2, 2018, 8:05 PMIn context
Ryan Dezember / Wall Street Journal:
Profile of Thasos, which leases trillions of anonymized GPS coordinates from ~1,000 smartphone apps and sells insights from the data to Wall Street traders   —  The phone in your pocket is dishing info on where you spend your time and, likely, money  —  When Tesla Inc. TSLA .62% Chief Executive Elon Musk …
Nov 2, 2018, 7:05 PMIn context

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