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Recode Daily: The hot new thing among the mega wealthy: Avoiding taxes by doing good

2018-10-18T03:04:46+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Plus: Silicon Valley stays quiet about the international backlash over the murder of a dissident Saudi journalist; Uber and Lyft are driving toward IPOs in 2019; emoji bagel justice. The new hot thing in the land of the mega wealthy: Do-gooder investments they can write off on their taxes. Expect big boasts from Silicon Valley [...]

Eyeing a 2020 run, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti explains how he (or someone else) could beat Trump

2018-10-18T03:04:45+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Garcetti isn’t committed to running for president yet — but he’s been thinking a lot about it. In U.S. history, no one has been directly elected out of the mayor’s office and into the presidency — but Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is “thinking hard” about whether he’d like to try. “No sane person would [...]

The new hotness for tech billionaires? Do-gooder investments they can write off on their taxes.

2018-10-17T03:04:49+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Sean Parker crafted a little-known part of the tax code called Opportunity Zones. Now every one-percenter in Silicon Valley wants in. The men and women who serve as financial aides de camp to Silicon Valley’s billionaires are brimming with phone calls from curious clients. “Hey, I was talking to my buddy about this. It sounds [...]

How Netflix drives culture, in one chart

2018-10-17T03:04:48+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

The streaming service expects to add nine million new subscribers before the end of the year. In half a decade, Netflix has gone from “streaming video service with a kinda mediocre selection” to arguably the most influential outlet in all of American television. Netflix’s quarterly letter to shareholders, released with its third-quarter results this afternoon, [...]

It turns out that Facebook could in fact use data collected from its Portal in-home video device to target you with ads

2018-10-17T03:04:47+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Who you call and what apps you use could determine what ads you see. Facebook announced Portal last week, its take on the in-home, voice-activated speaker to rival competitors from Amazon, Google and Apple. The biggest question surrounding the device: Why should anyone trust Facebook enough to put Facebook-powered microphones and video cameras in their [...]

Recode Daily: Jeff Bezos wants to deliver you into space; R.I.P. Paul Allen

2018-10-17T03:04:46+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

Plus, cannabis-company stocks hit an all-time high on the eve of legalization in Canada; a dating app for Trump supporters; boom time for baby-boomer bands. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos isn’t just focused on selling you everything you’ve ever wanted, or on winning another Emmy. He is also focused on sending people into space on what [...]

Instacart’s new $7 billion valuation is a bet on the future of grocery delivery — not a wager against Amazon

2018-10-17T03:04:45+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

The startup has a fresh $600 million in funding to boot. As Amazon has ramped up its Whole Foods grocery delivery service to 48 cities across the U.S., a common narrative has followed: The Seattle e-commerce giant will dominate in the grocery industry as it has done in other categories of online retail. But some [...]

Jeff Bezos wants to send tourists into space in 2019

2018-10-16T03:04:31+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: News, Social Media|Tags: |

“They’ll have a day or two of training,” he said. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos isn’t just focused on selling you everything you’ve ever wanted, or on winning another Emmy. Bezos, who also runs Blue Origin, a rocket company he called the “most important thing I’m working on,” is also focused on sending people into space [...]

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