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Results 1 - 10 of about 2019:

Rani Molla / Recode:
Voicebot survey estimates that about 77M US adults use voice assistants in their cars at least monthly, compared with 45.7M using them on smart speakers   —  Voice assistants are more habit-forming in cars than on smartphones.  —  As smart speakers take off in the home …
Jan 19, 2019, 5:20 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
John Lilly steps back from GP role at Greylock, the third high-profile departure in a year, and says he'll remain on the boards of portfolio companies   —  It's the third high-profile change at Greylock within the last year.  —  Yet another investor is stepping down at Greylock Partners …
Jan 18, 2019, 10:02 AMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
Netflix estimates it accounts for 10% of US TV screen time, shares audience numbers for some movies and TV shows, such as Bird Box's audience of 80M households   —  The streaming service says it now accounts for 10 percent of TV viewing time.  —  Netflix has more than 130 million customers watching its TV shows and movies.
Jan 17, 2019, 5:05 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Ahead of its expected IPO, Postmates has raised a $100M investment, which a source says values the company at $1.85B, up from $1.2B in September   —  Just in the nick of time.  —  The food-delivery startup Postmates has raised a $100 million investment just before it plans to go public …
Jan 10, 2019, 7:20 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Starting in February, Twitter will stream the second half of some NBA games, with the camera's focus on an individual player picked by users   —  Twitter cut a streaming deal with the NBA to show you individual players, not full games.  —  Twitter doesn't stream NBA games …
Jan 9, 2019, 1:10 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Sources: self-driving startup Aurora is raising $500M+ at a $2B+ valuation in a round led by Sequoia   —  Aurora's appeal is predicated on three well-credentialed founders from Google, Tesla, and Uber.  —  The startup Aurora — which is not yet two years old but has made waves …
Jan 8, 2019, 3:07 PMIn context
Recode:
Q&A with Dotdash CEO Neil Vogel about the rise and fall of About.com and its transformation into a modern network of sites answering people's questions   —  Vogel explains how he turned the '90s internet juggernaut About.com into a modern web publisher.  —  On the latest episode …
Jan 7, 2019, 5:55 AMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
All Raise: 14 women were added to US VC firms in senior roles in Q2 2018, the most of any recent quarter, but about 75% of firms still have no female partners   —  Venture capitalists spent 2018 welcoming women to the fold, but the welcome has been fitful, uneven and, scariest of all, tentative.
Jan 1, 2019, 9:20 PMIn context
Recode:
Q&A with Imgur CEO Alan Schaaf on why the site is not a free speech platform, its moderation practices, and what sets it apart from other social media platforms   —  CEO Alan Schaaf explains on the latest episode of Recode Decode.  —  On the latest episode of Recode Decode …
Dec 27, 2018, 2:15 AMIn context
Rani Molla / Recode:
More than half of top 50 shows on Netflix, by one measure, are owned by others like Disney, NBCU, and WarnerMedia, which are planning rival streaming services   —  Fortunately for the streaming giant, its own shows are popular too.  —  Many of Netflix's most popular shows are owned by companies that plan to compete with Netflix.
Dec 22, 2018, 1:25 PMIn context

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