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Wall Street Journal:
Twitter and Square employees say Jack Dorsey takes hands-off management to extremes, delegating or delaying most major decisions, partly to pursue his passions   —  The CEO's management style, delegating most major decisions while pursuing his personal passions, faces one of its biggest tests
Oct 27, 2020, 3:30 PMIn context
Kayleigh Barber / Digiday:
Q&A with NYT's SVP of ad innovation Allison Murphy about the paper's plans to stop using third-party cookies, its contextual ad targeting strategy, and more   —  When The New York Times pivoted to prioritizing its subscriptions a few years ago, eventually growing to 6.5 million paid subscribers …
Sep 22, 2020, 9:55 AMIn context
Alex Konrad / Forbes:
Interview with Zoom CEO on decision to remove time limits for K-12 schools impacted by COVID-19 in Japan, Italy and US, new features, and future of online work   —  Covering venture capital, software and startups  —  On Thursday, on the heels of Zoom's biggest day ever for downloads the day before …
Mar 13, 2020, 9:20 PMIn context
Mary Ann Azevedo / Crunchbase News:
Mednition, an AI-powered system which tracks real-time data from electronic health records in emergency rooms and warns about anomalies, raises $10M Series A   —  Years ago, Steve Reilly had to take his daughter to the emergency room, something no parent ever wants to have to do.
Sep 26, 2019, 3:30 PMIn context
Charles Duhigg / New Yorker:
Profile of former Google and Uber employee Anthony Levandowski on his time at Google with details on Waymo's decision to settle its suit against Uber this year   —  Silicon Valley was built on job-hopping.  But when a leader of Google's self-driving-car unit joined Uber, Google filed suit.
Oct 15, 2018, 7:35 PMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
Letting AT&T buy Time Warner was wrong since it conflated internet platforms with providers after the government made a weak case   —  Let's read 170 pages of dunking on Professor Carl Shapiro together  —  AT&T and Time Warner won a historic court victory this week …
Jun 16, 2018, 2:15 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Behind Google's decision to temporarily ban drug addiction treatment ads on AdWords, which at one time reportedly garnered bids of up to $187 per click   —  In May, scores of people on the front lines of America's opioid crisis packed the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers conference …
Sep 26, 2017, 6:55 PMIn context
Jim Rutenberg / New York Times:
Facebook hires Campbell Brown, ex-NBC News reporter and CNN prime-time host, to lead News Partnerships team, says she won't be involved in content decisions   —  Facebook is turning to a former television news journalist to help smooth over its strained ties to the news media …
Jan 6, 2017, 12:19 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
Google's Decision to Get Into “Real Time” Ads Was Really Smart, Says Google   —  Google makes almost all of its money selling search ads.  But it is pushing hard into display ads, along with technology that lets marketers buy display ads in “real time.”  Great idea, Google says.
Feb 23, 2011, 11:55 PMIn context
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Decision Time For Facebook: Term Sheet Received At $2 Billion Valuation   —  Facebook has been pitching for a new round of funding these last few months to bridge itself to an IPO sometime in the future.  We've known that since October, when (former) CFO Gideon Yu was in Dubai.
Apr 15, 2009, 11:35 PMIn context

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