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Nick Statt / The Verge:
All but the largest Apple device resellers have vanished from Amazon's marketplace six months after Apple cut a deal with the retail giant   —  A small online business owner from Minneapolis, Minnesota, Bumstead specializes in refurbishing and selling old MacBooks, models he typically buys from recyclers and fixes up himself.
May 22, 2019, 9:15 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Karat, which uses engineers to interview, test, and evaluate other engineers for jobs with clients like Citrix, Roblox, and InVision, raises $28M Series B   —  A high demand for engineering talent in our digital world has driven companies that need to make these technical hires to cast their nets wider in the search for good people.
May 15, 2019, 9:00 PMIn context
Davey Alba / BuzzFeed News:
How DataCamp tried to cover up an allegation of sexual misconduct against its CEO for over a year before a community of data scientists forced the truth out   —  “Sexual misconduct happens everywhere.  But DataCamp was dealing with a community with abnormally high standards and support for each other."
May 13, 2019, 9:55 AMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Profile of Garrett Camp, the Uber co-founder who envisioned the idea of private cars for hire with an app and whose stake in Uber is now worth ~$3.7B   —  Garrett Camp envisioned cities full of private cars for hire with an app.  Travis Kalanick took it from there, and they both became wealthy beyond imagination.
May 10, 2019, 10:05 AMIn context
Julie Verhage / Bloomberg:
Sources detail Facebook's blockchain team, comprised of 50 employees, of which about 20% used to work at PayPal, as the company works on its stablecoin   —  The inner workings of Facebook Inc.'s blockchain team are still shrouded in secrecy, but it's staffing up, according to people familiar with the group.
May 8, 2019, 12:40 PMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
A look at Dara Khosrowshahi's tenure as Uber prepares to go public; source: CEO decided Travis Kalanick isn't welcome on the NYSE balcony for next week's IPO   —  The C.E.O. wants to prove that the start-up has evolved past a raucous, and profligate, tech-bro culture.  But Uber's past is simply not that far gone.
May 3, 2019, 3:18 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Vox:
An oral history of Amazon Prime, the internet's most successful membership program with 100M+ members worldwide and one of the main reasons behind Amazon's rise   —  An oral history of the subscription service that changed online shopping forever.  —  It's easy to forget now, but Amazon wasn't always the king of online shopping.
May 3, 2019, 11:10 AMIn context
Kris Holt / Engadget:
Facebook adds a feature letting Marketplace sellers ship items anywhere in the continental US, facilitating the purchases directly through Facebook   —  Facebook will soon let Marketplace sellers ship items anywhere in the continental US, while you'll be able to pay for purchases directly through the platform.
Apr 30, 2019, 2:20 PMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
PayPal to buy $500M worth of Uber shares at $47/share, says the companies will work on future payment collaborations, including developing Uber's digital wallet   —  Uber's announcement of its IPO pricing earlier today came with a $500 million belated Easter egg.
Apr 28, 2019, 12:45 AMIn context
PayPal:
PayPal reports Q1 revenue of $4.13B, up 12% YoY, net income of $667M, up 31% YoY, and $161 billion in total payment volume, up 22% YoY   —  GAAP EPS of $.56, increasing 34%; non-GAAP EPS of $.78, increasing 37% $.08 EPS benefit related to PayPal's strategic investment in MercadoLibre 9.3 million net …
Apr 24, 2019, 4:45 PMIn context

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