I write about Amazon, eBay, PayPal & other e-com & payments companies at @Recode. Deal with my sports tweets. Jason@recode.net or DM me.

Fred Wilson: The Next Reddit Will Likely Be Built on the Bitcoin Blockchain

recode.net — To say Reddit is going through some growing pains would be an understatement. The company has struggled for a while with if, when and how to censor content on the site, as it tries to build a real business backed by venture capitalists, all while without alienating the huge community of people that help power the site.

Re/code on TV: Mossberg on Apple Music and Yahoo’s Hail Mary in Search

recode.net — As the rest of the world slowed down for the 4th of July holiday, tech news kept coming. On CNBC, Re/code Walt Mossberg discussed his Apple Music first look and why it's the best streaming music service he has tried so far. But it is not without its problems either.

Will Amazon Soon Challenge Jet, the Hot Shopping Site from a Former Employee?

recode.net — The last time the companies run by Jeff Bezos and Marc Lore squared off, there were fireworks. We're about to see what happens the second time around. The first time, Amazon instigated a pricing war with Lore's company, Diapers.com, ultimately pressuring it into a $550 million sale to Amazon, which wasn't exactly the outcome Lore was hoping for, but was a pretty damn good exit nonetheless.

Hulk Hogan Wants to Block Media From Viewing His Sex Tape During Gawker Trial

cnbc.com — Apparently, some holds are barred. Terry Gene Bollea, the former wrestling superstar known as Hulk Hogan, is seeking to block the public and press from viewing a sex tape at the center of a $100 million invasion of privacy lawsuit against Gawker Media.

Re/code on TV: Taylor Swift, the Apple Slayer, and Marriage for One and All

recode.net — The news don't stop for the first week of summer and what a week of news it was. Re/code Managing Editor Edmund Lee appeared on CNBC on Monday morning to discuss the remarkable power of Taylor Swift, who pretty much single-handedly pushed Apple into changing the terms of its Apple Music service to pay out more royalties to music owners.

Apple Music Coming to Sonos Speakers Later This Year

recode.net — Relax, Apple fanboys and fangirls: the company's new streaming music service, launching on Tuesday, will indeed be coming to Sonos speakers by the end of this year. So said a Sonos exec in an e-mail statement on Sunday.

Hulk Hogan Wants to Block Media From Viewing His Sex Tape in Gawker Trial

recode.net — Apparently, some holds are barred. Terry Gene Bollea, the former wrestling superstar known as Hulk Hogan, is seeking to block the public and press from viewing a sex tape at the center of a $100 million invasion of privacy lawsuit against Gawker Media.

SpaceX Rocket Explodes Shortly After Takeoff

recode.net — An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded a couple of minutes after takeoff on Sunday morning, once again keeping the idea of a 'reusable' rocket from becoming a reality. The rocket, known as Falcon 9, was designed to shoot a container into space that would deliver cargo to the International Space Station.

PayPal Stock Will Start Trading on July 20

recode.net — eBay's spinoff of its payments business PayPal is scheduled to be completed on July 17, the company announced today, with PayPal beginning regular trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market on July 20. eBay shareholders will receive one share of PayPal for every share of eBay they own.

Postmates, the Chipotle and Starbucks Delivery Partner, Raises $80 Million

recode.net — Postmates, the delivery startup that counts Chipotle, Apple and Starbucks among its partners, has raised an $80 million investment led by the hedge fund Tiger Global. Postmates manages a network of delivery people who ferry goods, mostly prepared food, from local stores to customer homes within an hour.
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Jul 07, 2015

@DelRey But, Jason, your interview isn't there. Is it not one of the best? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Jul 07, 2015

Breaking: You can find our best Code conference interviews from 2014 and 2015 in audio form here: recode.net/podcasts/. Bonus: Obama intvw

Jul 07, 2015

Good example of why @zamosta is one of the communication directors I respect the most: medium.com/backchannel/ho…

Jul 07, 2015

@toddcadley there was a good stretch where I could hang with most dancing to hip hop. Unfortunately, that stretch ended about 8 years ago

Jul 07, 2015

@bgurley I was there when he made that comment & thought he said it tongue-in-cheek for effect. Prob not something want to kid about though.

Jul 07, 2015

Not sure when this happened, but Amazon market cap now higher than Alibaba's: $199B to $196B. A swing of about $80 BILLION since $BABA IPO

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