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Lauren Thomas / CNBC:
Walmart announces next-day delivery on 200K+ items for orders over $35, first in Phoenix and Las Vegas, and expanding to 75% of the US population by year-end   —  KEY POINTS  — The retailer's rollout of next-day delivery will begin in Phoenix, Las Vegas and Southern California …
May 14, 2019, 12:11 AMIn context
Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:
Abstract, which provides a versioning platform for designers, raises $30M Series C led by Lightspeed Venture Partners, sources say at a $190M valuation   —  Design and engineering are two sides of the same coin when it comes to building software and hardware, and yet — unlike engineers …
Mar 20, 2019, 9:30 AMIn context
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Senator Warren's plan to curb the power of big tech, while addressing valid concerns, feels like a grandstanding populism without enough substance behind it   —  This isn't necessarily a big surprise, given that she's suggested this many times over the past few years, but 2020 Presidential …
Mar 8, 2019, 8:50 PMIn context
Elizabeth Warren / Team Warren:
Sen. Warren proposes tech regulation, including breaking up big tech and rolling back acquisitions at Amazon, Google, and Facebook, as part of her 2020 bid   —  Twenty-five years ago, Facebook, Google, and Amazon didn't exist.  Now they are among the most valuable and well-known companies in the world.
Mar 8, 2019, 9:38 AMIn context
Nat Levy / GeekWire:
New filing: Amazon spent $1.65B on acquisitions in 2018, headlined by Ring and PillPack deals   —  Amazon spent $1.65 billion on acquisitions in 2018, according to a new regulatory filing from the company.  That makes it the second most acquisitive year in the company's history by dollar volume …
Feb 4, 2019, 12:20 PMIn context
Biz Carson / Forbes:
Profile of angel investor and Code.org co-founder Ali Partovi, who now manages Neo, a fund that matches talented young engineers with tech industry veterans   —  s venture capitalists mingled with members of the Golden State Warriors at a fall 2016 cocktail party, tech investor Ali Partovi scrambled to find something to talk about.
Jan 19, 2019, 2:00 AMIn context
Simone Stolzoff / The Atlantic:
PitchBook: VCs invested ~$8B in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, and Pakistan in first 10 months of 2018, 40% more than in all 2017   —  Entrepreneurs such as Sidra Qasim and Waqas Ali exemplify the increasing ease of accessing venture capital from the developing world.
Dec 1, 2018, 10:55 PMIn context
Deirdre Bosa / CNBC:
Airbnb says it has hired Dave Stephenson, VP and CFO of Amazon's Worldwide Consumer Organization, as its CFO, ahead of a potential IPO in 2019   —  - Stephenson spent 17 years as Amazon, most recently as VP and CFO of Amazon's Worldwide Consumer Organization, responsible for all global website sales.
Nov 26, 2018, 9:18 AMIn context
Recode:
Q&A with Twitch CEO Emmett Shear on streamers getting burned out, outpacing competition, tech addiction, and why he thinks Twitch isn't addictive for viewers   —  To Shear, watching something for two hours is different from repeatedly opening an app over two hours.
Nov 25, 2018, 1:10 PMIn context
Alana Semuels / The Atlantic:
Amazon says its “other” sales, which are mostly comprised of its advertising services, earned nearly $2.5B in net sales in Q3, up 122% YoY from $1.12B   —  What if there were a company that knew what you wanted to buy before you did?  What if it made shopping recommendations that tapped into your deepest desires?
Oct 25, 2018, 7:57 PMIn context

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