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Wall Street Journal:
Rocket Internet, known for incubating copycat startups, struggles to find a path to profitability as its stock price hovers at a third of its peak, hit in 2014   —  German tech company has created 100 startups, many of which remain unprofitable  —  BERLIN—In 2011, German tech company Rocket …
Jul 17, 2016, 11:15 PMIn context
Caroline O'Donovan / BuzzFeed:
Analysis of Uber data finds drivers make $13.17/hr in Denver, $10.75 in Houston, and $8.77 in Detroit, after expenses   —  Uber says that its drivers are as much its customers as its passengers are, and that its ride-hail platform is a path to personal freedom and financial independence.
Jun 22, 2016, 8:05 PMIn context
Janko Roettgers / Variety:
Sources: AT&T and Chernin plan subscription video bundle focused on anime and video games, combining Crunchyroll with outside partners, to challenge Amazon   —  How do you sell video subscription bundles to young viewers who've never paid much attention to traditional cable programming?
Jun 7, 2016, 1:35 PMIn context
Sam Machkovech / Ars Technica:
Microsoft announces five-year exclusive partnership with Chinese software publisher NetEase to bring Minecraft to PCs and smartphones in China   —  Long-awaited news serves as reminder of China's resistance to Western software.  —  When Microsoft opened its wallets in 2014 and traded $2.5 billion …
May 22, 2016, 2:45 PMIn context
Sarah Buhr / TechCrunch:
Product Hunt launches a shop to let makers sell their products right on the site   —  Product Hunt, the popular aggregation site for apps, gadgets, and other products, has figured out a path to revenue for the relatively new platform - let product makers sell their wares right on the site and take a cut.
May 19, 2016, 5:50 PMIn context
Neil Cybart / Above Avalon:
Apple's R&D spend is $10B+, 6.8% of revenue in 2016, up from 2.6% of revenue in 2013, hinting at major new products, pivot from iPhone-dependent business model   —  People are focusing on the wrong thing when analyzing Apple's path forward in the face of slowing iPhone sales.
May 11, 2016, 7:40 PMIn context
Agam Shah / PCWorld:
Samsung announces Artik Cloud service that allows businesses to collect and analyze data from the internet of things; service is free for hobbyists   —  Samsung's Artik Cloud to challenge Microsoft's Azure in IoT  —  Samsung's service for businesses will support a wide range of devices and third-party cloud services
Apr 28, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Vindu Goel / New York Times:
Down to Lunch, which lets you schedule activities with your contacts, tops iPhone charts; developers “have turned away dozens of potential investors”   —  Down to Lunch Founders Pursue Less-Traveled Path to App Success  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Nikil Viswanathan and Joseph Lau have built the hottest new social app in America.
Apr 20, 2016, 11:30 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Dispatch raises $2M in seed funding led by Andreessen Horowitz to develop a delivery robot which travels up to 4 mph and transports up to 100 pounds   —  Self-driving delivery vehicle startup Dispatch raises $2 million seed round led by Andreessen Horowitz  —  On-demand delivery is something consumers have come to expect.
Apr 6, 2016, 10:45 PMIn context
Telis Demos / Wall Street Journal:
Square announces plans to offer loans to merchants in partnership with Utah's Celtic Bank; fees to range between 10% and 16% of the amount borrowed   —  Square's Newest Offering: Bank Loans  —  Loans through a partner bank will be an add-on service to Square's core payments business
Mar 24, 2016, 10:35 PMIn context

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Why Pokemon Go's technology is no fad  —  Pokemon Go has ignited the digital world.  Every news organization has reported on why Pokemon Go, the smartphone app based on the Japanese cartoon game from the 1990s, is extraordinarily popular.