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Uber is investing its growth into its next chapter — including scooters and bikes

2018-08-16T03:04:56+00:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

The ride-hail company isn’t chasing profitability yet. Uber isn’t expanding the global footprint of its ride-hail service at breakneck speed anymore. It also isn’t close to being profitable yet. That’s in large part because the company, under CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, is spending a lot of its money building out its next chapter, which goes far [...]

Recode Daily: This is the summer of the startup megadeal

2018-08-16T03:04:54+00:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Plus, the co-founders of Tinder and FanDuel are suing their parent companies; HQ Trivia jumps from smartphones to Apple TV; and will it be money or luck? It’s the summer of the Megs: Startups raising upward of $100 million or more used to be a unicorn-level rarity. Now it’s practically routine — there were 273 [...]

Glassdoor CEO Robert Hohman explains why reviews with sexual harassment allegations don’t get removed

2018-08-16T03:04:53+00:00August 16th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Hohman says those allegations matter a whole lot for job-seekers who could be harassed. On this episode of Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher, Glassdoor CEO Robert Hohman talks with Kara about how the company has evolved since its early days, when Hohman wanted to merge employer transparency with the gaming sensibilities of World of [...]

Tinder’s co-founders are suing former parent company IAC for at least $2 billion

2018-08-15T03:04:24+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Co-founder Sean Rad says IAC purposefully deflated Tinder’s valuation in order to avoid paying him. Tinder co-founder Sean Rad’s saga with former parent company IAC has started a new chapter. Rad and some of Tinder’s other co-founders and employees filed a lawsuit Tuesday against IAC that claims, among many other things, that Tinder’s holding company [...]

FanDuel’s founder didn’t make a dime when his company was acquired. Now he’s suing for millions.

2018-08-15T03:04:24+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Nigel Eccles thinks he got ripped off. Nigel Eccles created the fantasy sports site FanDuel back in 2009, and when it was acquired by European gambling company Paddy Power Betfair earlier this year, FanDuel was valued at $465 million. It’s the kind of deal you would assume would make Eccles a very rich man. Apparently [...]

Recode Daily: The Saudis are coming to Silicon Valley

2018-08-15T03:04:23+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Plus, online activists like Sleeping Giant are hitting hatemongers in the wallet; Andreessen Horowitz launches a special fund for black athletes and celebrities; how millennials murdered mayonnaise. The Saudis are a big deal in Silicon Valley, and they are getting bigger. The news that the Saudi Arabian government had essentially convinced Elon Musk to weigh [...]

New deal suggests Facebook is looking to add sweet interactive tools for Live

2018-08-15T03:04:15+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Facebook now owns a company that specializes in creating interactive live video experiences with polls, viewer comments, and more. Vidpresso says the change will help it bring the interactive tools to more users. The post New deal suggests Facebook is looking to add sweet interactive tools for Live appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to [...]

Instagram hackers are changing account info into Russian email addresses

2018-08-15T03:04:14+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Have you logged in to your Instagram lately? A hack circulating this month has Instagram users locked out of their accounts because a hacker changed all the profile data, according to a report. The post Instagram hackers are changing account info into Russian email addresses appeared first on Digital Trends. Go to Source Author: Hillary [...]