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Sources: ByteDance is adding thousands of employees to its 40K-person staff, expects net loss of ~$1B for 2018, revenue of $18B in 2019 and $29B in 2020   —  Most nights, from around 7 till midnight, Sydney Jade is on TikTok, the smartphone app of the moment.
Apr 18, 2019, 5:10 AMIn context
Profile of Playrix, founded by two Russian brothers, which creates smartphone games, played by 30M+ daily users, and has $1.2B in annual sales   —  Almost two decades ago, in a remote Russian city best known for its butter and linen, two brothers shared a bedroom and a Pentium 100-powered computer they used to code their first game.
Apr 17, 2019, 3:10 PMIn context
Nico Grant / Bloomberg:
Sales engagement platform Outreach raises $114M at a $1.1B valuation led by Lone Pine Capital with participation from Microsoft Ventures and others   —  Outreach Inc., a software maker that helps to automate essential, but mundane work for salespeople, crossed the billion-dollar valuation threshold …
Apr 16, 2019, 12:00 PMIn context
Foxconn will mass produce iPhones in India this year, including newer models, according to Foxconn's chairman Terry Gou, who will step away from day-to-day role   —  - Apple's main production partner is prepping an output shift  — Foxconn's Terry Gou says he'll step back from the day-to-day
Apr 15, 2019, 1:55 PMIn context
Governments across Southeast Asia, including Vietnam and Thailand, are adopting Chinese-style internet and data controls, raising alarms in the US   —  - Increasingly autocractic regimes find China's model alluring  — The spread of Beijing's vision is starting to alarm the U.S.
Apr 15, 2019, 12:00 PMIn context
Angelina Rascouet / Bloomberg:
Publicis to buy US digital marketing company Epsilon, which collects consumer data like payments, location, and web activity, for a net purchase price of $3.95B   —  - Ad group makes biggest purchase yet in consumer-data bet  — Traditional marketing firms are fighting new rivals online
Apr 14, 2019, 4:05 PMIn context
Olivia Carville / Bloomberg:
Facebook suffers third major outage in 2019, with all of its services down for ~2 hours on Sunday, after a ~24-hour outage in March, and a smaller crash in Jan.   —  - Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger down for hours  — Frustrated users took to Twitter to vent from across the world
Apr 14, 2019, 12:06 PMIn context
Todd Shields / Bloomberg:
FCC will begin 37GHz, 39GHz, and 47GHz spectrum auctions for 5G use on Dec. 10, announces the $20.4B Rural Digital Opportunity Fund to connect up to 4M homes   —  - Sale to begin in December to advance fast network for new uses  — White House announcement includes $20 billion for rural areas
Apr 12, 2019, 11:45 AMIn context
Disney chief Bob Iger says Apple TV will probably get Disney+ and suggests he plans to stay on Apple's board despite the companies becoming streaming rivals   —  - Disney CEO Iger suggests has plans to stay on Apple's board  — New streaming service will take on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon
Apr 12, 2019, 12:20 AMIn context
Analysis of Bezos's letter shows Amazon's total merchandise sales for 2018 were ~$300B, up 19% YoY, but slowing overall, with 27% growth in 2016 and 24% in 2017   —  Brick-and-mortar merchants have stepped up their digital game.  —  LISTEN TO ARTICLE  —  4:04  —  SHARE THIS ARTICLE  —  Share
Apr 11, 2019, 11:15 PMIn context

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