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Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Amazon says the Echo that recorded a private discussion interpreted background conversation as action confirmation, leading to recording and sending to contact   —  A couple says their device secretly recorded a private conversation of theirs and sent it to an acquaintance.
May 24, 2018, 7:30 PMIn context
Johana Bhuiyan / Recode:
Uber reports $2.6B in Q1 2018 revenue and a profit of $2.5B due to $2.9B received from merging its Russia and Southeast Asia businesses with local competitors   —  The company saw $2.5 billion in profits on $2.6 billion in revenue in the first quarter of 2018.
May 23, 2018, 4:45 PMIn context
Kurt Wagner / Recode:
Snap launches a seed accelerator, called Yellow, that will invest $150K in 10 different media startups and creators starting this fall   —  Snap's executives, including CEO Evan Spiegel, will help the program's founders.  —  Snap wants to find the next big media business …
May 23, 2018, 2:40 PMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Sources: Walmart has quietly launched Jetblack, members-only personal shopping and concierge service, now in beta in Manhattan   —  The initiative, led by Rent the Runway's co-founder Jenny Fleiss, is being tested in Manhattan.  —  Code Eight, a stealthy personal-shopping startup incubated inside …
May 18, 2018, 5:10 PMIn context
Peter Kafka / Recode:
YouTube launching a paid version of YouTube Music next week at $10/month; YouTube Red being replaced by YouTube Premium at $12/month   —  YouTube Music is launching Tuesday, and YouTube Red is going away.  It's being replaced by YouTube Premium, and it will cost extra.
May 16, 2018, 10:02 PMIn context
Dan Frommer / Recode:
Circle raises another $110M in round led by Bitmain, pushing its valuation up to almost $3B, says it's launching USD Coin, a new product tied to US dollar value   —  The company is also launching a new “USD Coin” tied to the value of the U.S. dollar.  —  Circle, a cryptocurrency startup led …
May 15, 2018, 3:48 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Coinbase wants to serve big Wall Street investors so it's offering a service for the safekeeping of cryptocurrencies   —  Another indication that the finance industry and the crypto community could use each other's help.  —  The cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is making its long-awaited play …
May 15, 2018, 8:45 AMIn context
Jason Del Rey / Recode:
Amazon says its board has adopted a “Rooney Rule” to increase board diversity, after its initial opposition sparked employee outrage   —  The company says it is merely formalizing a practice that was already in place.  —  Amazon said on Monday that it would adopt a policy whereby women …
May 14, 2018, 5:35 PMIn context
Theodore Schleifer / Recode:
Messaging and video conferencing startup Fuze raises $150M; PitchBook: the raise was done at a $400M valuation, compared to previous raise at $765M   —  A steep downround as the workplace tool battles Slack and Zoom.  —  Fuze, a messaging and video conferencing company to use with your colleagues at work …
May 13, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context
Rani Molla / Recode:
YouGov survey finds Snapchat brand's user sentiment declined 73% among US consumers aged 18-34 following redesign; satisfaction levels similarly declined   —  Their opinion of Snapchat's brand has taken a major hit.  —  Snapchat users have a much more negative view of the brand since Snap redesigned the app in January.
May 11, 2018, 8:15 AMIn context

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