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Oscar Williams-Grut / Yahoo! Finance:
UK-based digital bank Monzo has raised £85M, or ~$108M, Series E from investors including General Catalyst and Accel, at a valuation of £1B, or ~$1.2B   —  Senior City Correspondent, Yahoo Finance UK  —  Fast-growing UK startup bank Monzo is now worth £1bn ($1.2bn), just three years after launching.
Oct 30, 2018, 10:15 PMIn context
JP Mangalindan / Yahoo! Finance:
On-demand delivery startup Postmates expands to 134 more US cities, bringing the tally of US cities it operates in to 550, covering about one in two US homes   —  Postmates made another major push on Tuesday to shore up its position as a dominant player in the competitive on-demand delivery space.
Oct 16, 2018, 4:50 PMIn context
Daniel Roberts / Yahoo! Finance:
Coinbase announces a new process to more rapidly list digital assets compliant with local law and will now publicly announce new listings only at or near launch   —  announced on Tuesday a new policy for adding assets, and it constitutes a major change for America's biggest cryptocurrency brokerage.
Sep 25, 2018, 7:55 PMIn context
Rob Pegoraro / Yahoo! Finance:
What to expect when Amazon, Apple, AT&T, Charter, Google, and Twitter testify in front of the Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday at 10am ET   —  you some popcorn, because another Silicon-Valley-comes-to-Washington drama is on the way.  —  Starting at 10 a.m. Wednesday, the
Sep 25, 2018, 10:41 AMIn context
David Pogue / Yahoo! Finance:
Members of Google Assistant's personality team, which includes comedians, empathy experts, and others, describe development of tricky features and Easter eggs   —  Voice assistants are like sleep, magnets, or Advil: We're happy to have them, even if we don't really get how they work.
Jul 26, 2018, 10:35 AMIn context
Yahoo! Finance:
Indonesia blocks Tumblr for ignoring order to remove pornographic content, says 360 accounts contained porn, will make it accessible when Tumblr complies   —  Indonesia has blocked online blogging service Tumblr over pornographic content, the government said Tuesday, in Jakarta's latest crackdown on obscenity.
Mar 6, 2018, 12:40 PMIn context
JP Mangalindan / Yahoo! Finance:
Facebook says Messenger now has 1.3B monthly active users, up from 1.2B in April, while Messenger Day has 70M daily active users   —  FB) users hate change — that's just a fact.  —  Back in 2014, many users became incensed when Facebook Messenger was spun out into a separate app people …
Sep 17, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
JP Mangalindan / Yahoo! Finance:
Leaked audio of Dara Khosrowshahi talking to Uber employees on his decision to become CEO, Daniel Ek's involvement, interactions with board members, more   —  The above video features audio of former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick introducing his successor, Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi.
Aug 31, 2017, 12:30 AMIn context
Yahoo! Finance:
Uber HR head tells employees Dara Khosrowshahi is company's pick for next CEO   —  Uber's Chief HR Officer Liane Hornsey informally told company employees on Tuesday morning that longtime Expedia (  —  EXP) chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi is the company's pick to be their next CEO …
Aug 29, 2017, 2:20 PMIn context
JP Mangalindan / Yahoo! Finance:
Uber to be indefinitely governed by committee consisting of 14 executives who previously reported directly to Kalanick   —  With Uber CEO Travis Kalanick officially taking  —  a leave of absence, and his effective right-hand Emil Michael  —  gone from the company, the day-to-day duties …
Jun 14, 2017, 9:20 PMIn context

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