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Kati Pohjanpalo / Bloomberg:
Rovio shares fell 20%+ on Thursday, below its September IPO price, as Angry Birds maker's customer acquisition costs increased 4X YoY to $26.3M, hurting profits   —  Investments in attracting new users weigh on profitability  —  Stock falls more than 20% to lowest level since September IPO
Nov 24, 2017, 5:05 PMIn context
Ilya Khrennikov / Bloomberg:
Yandex and Uber receive approval from national antitrust regulator to merge their ride sharing businesses in Russia; merger expected to close in January 2018   —  Yandex, Uber to combine taxi businesses in January 2018  —  Joint venture shouldn't restrict users, drivers using rivals
Nov 24, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Giles Turner / Bloomberg:
UK Digital Minister Matt Hancock says Uber's October 2016 hack affected UK citizens and the government plans to publish a report in the coming days   —  Digital Minister Matt Hancock speaks in U.K. parliament  —  Hackers stole the personal data of 57 million individuals
Nov 23, 2017, 12:05 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Locus Robotics, maker of automated warehouse robots, raises $25M Series B led by Scale Venture Partners   —  Locus Robotics is raising serious cash in its bid to automate warehouses, bringing industry investment to $70 million this year.  —  A few years ago, Amazon.com Inc. triggered …
Nov 22, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context
Eric Newcomer / Bloomberg:
Uber fires CSO, says in Oct '16 personal info of 50M riders, 7M drivers, including 600K driver's license numbers, stolen; Uber paid hackers $100K to delete data   —  Company paid hackers $100,000 to delete info, keep quiet  —  Chief Security Officer Joe Sullivan and another exec ousted
Nov 21, 2017, 5:15 PMIn context
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple's HomePod, which is delayed and has limited features versus Amazon's Echo, started as a side project and was cancelled and revived several times   —  The Apple speaker started as a side project, was cancelled and revived several times and can't do as many things as the Echo.
Nov 21, 2017, 9:30 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
AT&T Faces U.S. Antitrust Suit Over Time Warner Deal   —  AT&T will face an antitrust suit over its Time Warner deal, Bloomberg News reports.  —  The Justice Department plans to brief media later today on a U.S. antitrust announcement, though didn't specify what the announcement will be about.
Nov 20, 2017, 3:26 PMIn context
Jeremy Kahn / Bloomberg:
TransferWise says revenue for year ending March 2017 reached £67M, up from £28M YoY, as 2017 loss narrows to £56K, down from £17M YoY   —  Company, now valued at $1.6 billion, also reports a small profit  —  TransferWise Ltd., the London-based international payments firm …
Nov 16, 2017, 11:55 AMIn context
Jeremy Kahn / Bloomberg:
Profile of UK government's annual Cyber Security Challenge that tests contestants' abilities during cyberwar simulations and is used by companies to hire staff   —  Realistic scenarios help wannabe cybersecurity experts strut their stuff  —  A major shipping company is under attack.
Nov 16, 2017, 6:35 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple is working on a rear-facing 3D sensor for 2019 iPhone to improve AR capabilities   —  Apple looking at different technology from iPhone X's Face ID  —  New 3-D sensor would improve augmented-reality features  —  Apple Inc. is working on a rear-facing 3-D sensor system …
Nov 14, 2017, 6:30 AMIn context

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