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Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Sources: Facebook plans to unveil its “Portal” video chat device for home with Alexa support next week; it will come in two screen sizes for ~$400 and ~$300   —  Facebook plans to finally unveil its Portal video chat device for the home next week, Cheddar has learned.
Sep 20, 2018, 11:41 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Head of Snap's Spectacles division, Mark Randall, tells staff he's leaving to start his own company, marking the second leadership change for the product   —  The head of Snapchat's Spectacles division, Mark Randall, has left the company.  —  Randall, who was Snap Inc.'s vice president of hardware …
Jul 24, 2018, 4:05 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Sources: AT&T in talks to acquire AppNexus, which operates one of the largest independent ad exchanges; source says AppNexus won't sell for less than $2B   —  AT&T is in talks to acquire the advertising company AppNexus, Cheddar has learned.  —  Privately-held AppNexus operates …
Jun 19, 2018, 6:35 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Snap shares some workforce diversity stats, with just 13% of tech roles filled by women, amid internal debate over “toxic” culture ignited by ex-staffer's email   —  The Cheddar Summary  — A former Snap software engineer wrote an email last November criticizing the company …
May 29, 2018, 4:30 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Sources: Facebook is exploring creation of its own cryptocurrency to facilitate payments among its users, but the plans will likely take years to materialize   —  Facebook is exploring the creation of its own cryptocurrency, a virtual token that would allow its billions of users around the world …
May 11, 2018, 11:01 AMIn context
Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Telegram has raised an additional $850M for its ICO, according to SEC documents, bringing total raised to $1.7B, which could make it the largest ever ICO   —  Messaging app Telegram has raised an additional $850 million for its initial coin offering, according to documents filed with the SEC on Thursday.
Mar 29, 2018, 6:45 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Snap confirms it has laid off just over 120 people in its engineering department, less than 10% of the unit, in its largest round of layoffs to date   —  Snap Inc. is preparing its largest round of layoffs to date, Cheddar has learned.  —  The Snapchat-maker plans to announce …
Mar 7, 2018, 2:33 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Sources: Snap is working on new Spectacles for Q3 focusing on performance; 3rd gen planned for 2019 with 2 cameras for 3D-like depth effects in videos for $300   —  Snap Inc. plans to launch a second version of its Spectacles glasses this year followed by a more ambitious third version equipped …
Mar 2, 2018, 10:30 AMIn context
Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Source: Snap's VP of Sales Jeff Lucas has left the company after joining less than two years ago   —  Jeff Lucas, Snap Inc.'s VP of Sales, has left the company, Cheddar has learned.  —  His departure comes after working for less than two years at Snap.  Before that he served as ad sales chief at Viacom.
Feb 12, 2018, 1:45 PMIn context
Alex Heath / Cheddar:
Leaked Snap memo to staff threatens them with termination, financial liability, and even jail time if they leak confidential information about the company   —  Snap Inc. has a simple message to its employees: leak information, and you could be sued or even jailed.
Jan 19, 2018, 10:00 AMIn context

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