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Kif Leswing / Business Insider:
Early reviews from videographers and other creative professionals find iMac Pro has much improved performance, is decent value, and looks good in Space Grey   —  - Apple's iMac Pro goes on sale on Thursday starting at $5000.  — Early reviews, from professional photographers and programmers, are positive.
Dec 12, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / Business Insider:
Facebook says it's changed and grown in the 6 years since ex-VP of user growth Palihapitiya left, after he said he felt tremendous guilt for what he helped make   —  - Facebook has responded to recent comments made by a former executive that criticized the company.
Dec 12, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Becky Peterson / Business Insider:
Craigslist now lets sellers indicate they will accept cryptocurrencies as payment   —  - Craigslist just added a new button where sellers can indicate that they'll take cryptocurrencies as payment.  — The notoriously minimalist site won't process the payments.
Dec 8, 2017, 6:50 PMIn context
Frank Chaparro / Business Insider:
Coinbase CEO says exchange services may be “degraded or unavailable” during high volume or volatile trading sessions, after recent downtime incidents   —  - Coinbase, the cryptocurrency trading platform, experienced an outage on Thursday as bitcoin soared by $3,000 in under three hours on its platform.
Dec 8, 2017, 3:43 PMIn context
Mike Shields / Business Insider:
Sources: YouTube plans to raise ad prices on premium channels by ~20% from next month, to capitalize on increased demand for ad space next to brand-safe videos   —  - YouTube plans to raise the prices it charges advertisers on “reserved” inventory starting next month.
Dec 5, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Becky Peterson / Business Insider:
Winklevoss' Gemini exchange and Coinbase suffer extended service outages, citing “all-time high traffic”; bitcoin dropped to $9.4K from all time high of ~$11.4K   —  - Two of the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, Coinbase and Gemini, crashed on Wednesday morning …
Nov 29, 2017, 3:18 PMIn context
Frank Chaparro / Business Insider:
Bitcoin clears $10,000, up more than 875% this year, and up more than $2,000 since Thursday's low of $7,979 per coin   —  - Bitcoin, the scorching-hot digital currency, cleared $10,000 a coin on Tuesday.  — The digital currency, which many Wall Streeters have said is in a massive bubble, is up more than 875% this year.
Nov 28, 2017, 2:09 PMIn context
Shona Ghosh / Business Insider:
UK's Balderton Capital raises $375M for its sixth fund to invest in Series A startups in Europe; source: some backing was secured from European Investment Fund   —  - UK venture capital firm Balderton Capital has raised $375 million (£281 million) for its sixth fund to invest in Series A startups in Europe.
Nov 26, 2017, 8:30 PMIn context
Melia Robinson / Business Insider:
AltSchool, which raised $175M from Mark Zuckerberg, Founders Fund, and a16z to reimagine primary education, is closing over half its schools and losing students   —  - A new kind of school crafted by the minds and wallets of Silicon Valley influencers is struggling to keep parents happy and students in seats.
Nov 25, 2017, 12:10 PMIn context
Shona Ghosh / Business Insider:
UK government says it'll charge a 20% tax on companies' earnings that are held offshore from April 2019, a move widely seen to be aimed at tech companies   —  - The Treasury is cracking down on big tech firms like Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Apple that shift UK profits offshore to minimise their tax bills.
Nov 22, 2017, 4:35 PMIn context

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