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Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Design software company Autodesk says it is acquiring PlanGrid, a provider of cloud-based construction software, for $875M   —  Autodesk has agreed to acquire Plangrid, a startup that makes cloud-based construction software, for $875 million net of cash.  —  Why it matters …
Nov 20, 2018, 5:26 PMIn context
Axios:
Survey: in the past year there's been a 15% spike in the number of US adults who fear big tech won't be regulated sufficiently with 55% now sharing this concern   —  Data: SurveyMonkey poll conducted Nov. 9 to 13 among 3,622 U.S. adults with a modeled error estimate of ±2.5 percent; Survey methodology.
Nov 20, 2018, 1:45 AMIn context
Erica Pandey / Axios:
JD.com founder reduces responsibilities amid rape allegation   —  Richard Liu, the billionaire CEO of JD.com who is facing a rape accusation in Minnesota, said today that he will shift his primary responsibilities away from the Chinese giant's main e-commerce arm, instead focusing on the company's “new businesses.”
Nov 19, 2018, 2:55 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Tim Cook says some government regulation of Silicon Valley is inevitable, defends deal to make Google Apple's default search engine despite privacy concerns   —  If Apple is so big on users' privacy, why does the company take billions of dollars from Google in exchange for letting the search giant …
Nov 19, 2018, 2:15 PMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
LinkedIn says it expects $2B in revenue from its media business, driven mostly by ad revenue, by the end of the fiscal year   —  LinkedIn, the business and employment network, says it expects to bring in roughly $2 billion from its media business — mostly via ad revenue — by the end of this fiscal year.
Nov 14, 2018, 8:00 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Amazon has spawned very few successful startups in Seattle, for a variety of reasons, suggesting it is unlikely to do so in New York or Virginia   —  Greetings from New York City, where the local tabloids are aghast at the more than $1.8 billion in incentives used to lure Amazon to Queens.
Nov 14, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Sources: Yahoo Finance is launching a subscription service, Yahoo Finance Premium, in Q1 2019 that a source says will likely cost $100+/month   —  Yahoo Finance, the decades-old money brand now owned by Verizon, is launching a subscription service that aims to compete with Bloomberg for the cash …
Nov 13, 2018, 11:45 AMIn context
Joe Uchill / Axios:
France's Macron releases an international pact on cyber warfare and security principles that over 50 nations have signed, but not the US, Australia, or China   —  French President Emmanuel Macron released a international agreement on cybersecurity principles Monday as part of the Paris Peace Forum.
Nov 12, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
SAP announces it will buy user experience management platform Qualtrics, which had planned to go public later this month, for $8B   —  SAP on Sunday night announced that it will purchase Qualtrics, a U.S.-based maker of survey software that had been expected to go public this week, for $8 billion in cash,
Nov 11, 2018, 6:21 PMIn context
Kia Kokalitcheva / Axios:
Scoop: Ford buying e-scooter company Spin   —  Ford Motor Co. has agreed to buy electric scooter startup Spin, Axios has learned from multiple sources.  — One source puts the price-tag in the range of $40 million, which is around where Spin was valued after its Series A funding last year.
Nov 7, 2018, 3:10 PMIn context

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