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Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Source: Facebook General Counsel Colin Stretch, who said he was leaving in July, will now stay until mid-2019 or longer to help with multiple ongoing crises   —  General Counsel Colin Stretch said in July that he was leaving.  Now he's staying into 2019.  —  Facebook's top lawyer …
Nov 15, 2018, 2:22 PMIn context
Rani Molla / Recode:
Smart speakers changed audio consumption habits and boosted sales of smart home devices, but hopes for adoption in areas like shopping have not panned out yet   —  Until we invent something that wouldn't be possible without voice, we're just repurposing online content for our ears.
Nov 12, 2018, 10:40 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: Imran Khan, formerly second-in-command at Snap, is working on a new e-commerce startup due to launch next year   —  Khan plans to launch a new shopping platform in 2019.  —  Imran Khan, who spent the past four years as the top business executive at Snapchat's parent company, Snap …
Nov 12, 2018, 9:20 AMIn context
Shirin Ghaffary / Recode:
San Francisco passes Prop C, raising taxes by ~0.5% on annual gross receipts of companies making $50M+ like Square, Lyft, Salesforce   —  The contentious measure, Prop C, has divided tech leaders.  —  San Francisco voters passed a measure that has divided the tech community and sparked …
Nov 7, 2018, 12:45 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
A look at HQ Trivia as it deals with its app's fading popularity, races to publish its next game, and has its new CEO facing an HR complaint from an HQ employee   —  A boardroom battle and more alleged management issues have raised new questions about HQ's future.  —  HQ could use another win.
Nov 4, 2018, 7:50 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
In a wide-ranging interview, Elon Musk discusses his tweeting habits, Tesla's past year, its Navigate on Autopilot feature, full autonomous driving, and more   —  Musk talks about his “excruciating” 2018, fighting with journalists on Twitter, why Tesla won't build an electric scooter and much more.
Nov 2, 2018, 11:20 AMIn context
Kara Swisher / Recode:
Turn and face the change: Recode and Vox.com are partnering   —  More of the same and more of the different.  —  So here's the deal — I think I can say with a modicum of humility (hard for me, I know!) that just over a decade ago, Walt Mossberg and I — along with an amazing but small writing team …
Nov 1, 2018, 10:40 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
How Saudi government-related funds, like the country's main tech university endowment and Aramco's Wisayah, invest in US VC firms, often confidentially   —  People talk about money from “the Saudis.”  But it's not that simple.  Who exactly are “the Saudis,” anyway?
Oct 28, 2018, 1:55 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
How Silicon Valley's rich can defer or even avoid capital gains tax, via a provision that Sean Parker helped craft, by investing in low-income Opportunity Zones   —  Sean Parker crafted a little-known part of the tax code called Opportunity Zones.  Now every one-percenter in Silicon Valley wants in.
Oct 18, 2018, 7:45 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
After saying last week no data collected through Portal would be used to target users with ads, Facebook now says the data can be used to target ads   —  Who you call and what apps you use could determine what ads you see.  —  Facebook announced Portal last week, its take on the in-home …
Oct 16, 2018, 3:20 PMIn context

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