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Harry McCracken / Fast Company:
Marissa Mayer's Lumi Labs, now called Sunshine, unveils Sunshine Contacts, an AI-powered contact organizer app for iOS   —  Marissa Mayer shoves her iPhone toward her MacBook's webcam until it overwhelms the screen on the Google Meet video call we are sharing.  —  “I admire Apple,” she declares.
Nov 18, 2020, 9:15 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
US mobile bank Chime raises $200M Series D led by DST Global, valuing its business at $1.5B   —  San Francisco-based mobile banking startup Chime announced this morning it has raised an additional $200 million in Series D financing led by DST Global, valuing its business at $1.5 billion.
Mar 5, 2019, 10:25 AMIn context
Adam Fisher / Wired:
Interviews with Zuckerberg and other employees shed light on Facebook's wild early days from 2004/2005 and the corporate proto-culture that shaped the company   —  EVERYONE WHO HAS seen The Social Network knows the story of Facebook's founding.  It was at Harvard in the spring semester of 2004.
Jul 11, 2018, 2:35 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
No-fees mobile bank Chime raises $70M Series C led by Menlo Ventures, valuing its business at ~$500M, says it adds over 100,000 new bank accounts per month   —  Chime, the San Francisco-based challenger bank known for its consumer-friendly features and lack of fees, has raised $70 million in Series C financing, led by Menlo Ventures.
Jun 4, 2018, 2:50 AMIn context
Jessi Hempel / Backchannel:
Super-voting shares in Uber held by Kalanick and his allies mean the board has little influence over who fills CEO role   —  The rise of super-voting shares in Silicon Valley has given founders the ultimate job security.  —  As the calamities amass at Uber, many people—including me—have called for new leadership.
Apr 8, 2017, 8:45 PMIn context
Jonathan Vanian / Gigaom:
Why these startups think chat apps are the next big thing in workplace collaboration   —  The big cloud storage companies like Amazon and the file-sync players like Box aren't the only ones rolling out work-collaboration features; there's a host of startups generating a lot of interest …
Aug 4, 2014, 8:25 AMIn context
Nicholas Carlson / Business Insider:
Facebook's WhatsApp acquisition should atone for a prank Zuckerberg played on Sequoia in 2004   —  The Story Of Sequoia Capital's $3 Billion ‘Revenge’ On Mark Zuckerberg  —  He's become a successful CEO and a generous person, but ten years ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg used to have something of an attitude.
Feb 23, 2014, 6:55 AMIn context
Seth Fiegerman / Mashable:
‘It Was Just the Dumbest Luck’ — Facebook's First Employees Look Back   —  Dustin Moskovitz thought he might go to business school.  Or graduate school.  Maybe he would work in technology.  Mostly he just wanted to graduate.  —  It was early 2004 and Moskovitz was in his second year at Harvard …
Feb 5, 2014, 12:35 AMIn context
Rip Empson / TechCrunch:
Crowdfunding Platform Crowdtilt Lands $12M From Sean Parker, Andreessen & More; Now Acquiring To Expand Into Mobile   —  After graduating from Y Combinator, Crowdtilt launched in February of last year to become “the Kickstarter for any group.”  More specifically, the startup has been on a mission …
Mar 22, 2013, 10:10 PMIn context
Olga Kharif / Bloomberg:
Google Fends Off BrightRoll in $7.6 Billion Video Market   —  Google Inc. (GOOG), the world's biggest seller of Web-search advertising, is getting one-upped in the surging $7.6 billion market for online-video ads from a six- year-old startup one-tenth its size.
Jan 31, 2013, 1:30 AMIn context

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