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Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Sources: Amazon plans to open up to six new Amazon Go cashierless stores this year, with most in Seattle and one in Los Angeles' The Grove mall   —  New futuristic convenience stores could appear in Seattle and Los Angeles.  —  Amazon's much-heralded convenience store of the future, Amazon Go, may seem like a crazy experiment.
Feb 22, 2018, 11:20 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Andrew Chen, ex-head of growth at Uber, joins Andreessen Horowitz as a general partner, a week after Lars Dalgaard left a16z to start his own fund   —  Notable: The firm still doesn't have any female general partners.  —  Andreessen Horowitz has plucked the head of growth at Uber and turned …
Feb 15, 2018, 11:40 AMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Facebook hasn't figured out how to measure “meaningful social interactions” after big News Feed update, wants to build section inside Watch tab for news video   —  “The metric is definitely evolving.”  —  When Facebook made its big News Feed update last month to prioritize posts …
Feb 12, 2018, 11:00 PMIn context
Recode:
eMarketer says Facebook lost ~2.8M US users under 25 in 2017, predicts it will lose ~2.1M in 2018; Instagram's US users will grow 13%, Snapchat's by 9% in 2018   —  That's according to research firm eMarketer.  —  Facebook is losing young users even quicker than expected, according to new estimates by eMarketer.
Feb 12, 2018, 6:50 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
History of estimated Uber valuations, including the latest $1.25B financing round from SoftBank in January; sources: Uber was valued at $72B in Waymo settlement   —  That's the new claim in the settlement agreement between Uber and Waymo.  —  How much a company is worth is always a bit of an artificial question in Silicon Valley.
Feb 9, 2018, 10:20 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
SoftBank's technology funds, the $100B Vision Fund and $6B Delta Fund, have already invested ~$40B of their $106B target; Vision Fund has invested in 26 firms   —  They said it couldn't be done.  —  Longtime Silicon Valley hands are still aghast that an investing firm can find …
Feb 7, 2018, 6:10 AMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Streaming service ESPN Plus launching next month at $4.99/mo; sources say it won't have ESPN cable channels' content, which still requires ESPN subscription   —  How much would you pay for sports you weren't watching on TV?  —  Want to pay for a subscription to ESPN without paying for a subscription to other cable channels?
Feb 6, 2018, 9:10 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Waymo v. Uber begins with opening slides; Waymo claims Levandowski stole trade secrets, Uber says Alphabet upset over Otto acquisition and Levandowski hire   —  The trade secrets lawsuit between Uber and Alphabet's self-driving arm Waymo began today.  —  Uber and Waymo are finally having their day in court.
Feb 5, 2018, 7:55 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Sources: HQ Trivia is raising a $15M round led by Peter Thiel's Founders Fund at a $100M+ valuation   —  Founders Fund partner Cyan Banister is leading the round.  —  HQ Trivia, the popular trivia gameshow app, plans to raise money in a new round of financing that values the company north of $100 million …
Feb 2, 2018, 12:42 AMIn context
Recode:
Facebook's daily active user base in the US and Canada fell for the first time ever in Q4, dropping to 184M from 185M in Q3   —  It was a small but negative change to daily active users in Facebook's most valuable market.  —  Here's a troubling data point if you're a Facebook investor …
Jan 31, 2018, 10:05 PMIn context

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