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Top PayPal Executive Hill Ferguson Out in Management Shakeup

recode.net — PayPal is reversing course on a major restructuring it made earlier this year, and its product and engineering boss for its consumer business is leaving as a result. Hill Ferguson, a top executive and officer who was SVP of PayPal's consumer business, has stepped down, he announced in a post on Facebook earlier today.
Aug 31, 2015

Scoop: The head of PayPal's consumer business, Hill Ferguson, is out in a management shakeup on.recode.net/1KXNFRh

Aug 31, 2015

RT @DelRey: Scoop: The head of PayPal's consumer business, Hill Ferguson, is out in a management shakeup on.recode.net/1KXNFRh

Aug 31, 2015

The departure of top PayPal exec Hill Ferguson means former Braintree CEO Bill Ready gains more power on.recode.net/1KXNFRh

Looks Like Amazon Has a New Fire TV Box on the Way

recode.net — Amazon's Fire TV box has now been out of stock for at least two weeks. And all signs point toward the current version never returning. Since at least the middle of the month, customers looking to buy the $99 Fire TV box have been greeted by a vague out-of-stock message: "We don't know when or if this item will be back in stock," as Variety reported earlier.
Aug 31, 2015

RT @Recode: Amazon's Fire TV box is still out of stock. Looks like a new one on the way. on.recode.net/1EvZC46 by @DelRey pic.twitter.com/rzsDAuJDck

Aug 31, 2015

RT @Recode: Amazon's Fire TV box is still out of stock. Looks like a new one on the way. on.recode.net/1EvZC46 by @DelRey pic.twitter.com/rzsDAuJDck

Jet.com CEO: Yes, We Realize How We Display Prices Is Still Confusing

recode.net — Jet.com may have the lowest prices on the Web, but a lot of people who visit the site still don't realize it. That is something CEO Marc Lore acknowledged when asked about confusion among people who hear about Jet.com's low prices but don't see them displayed clearly when they visit a Jet.com product page.
Aug 28, 2015

Jet.com CEO realizes their prices are still confusing. Says some brands don't want actual price shown on.recode.net/1hju6ep

Aug 28, 2015

RT @DelRey: Jet.com CEO realizes their prices are still confusing. Says some brands don't want actual price shown on.recode.net/1hju6ep

Aug 28, 2015

Confusion in Jet land. Consumers having a hard time figuring how much something actually costs recode.net/2015/08/28/jet… pic.twitter.com/3QV9r4UbTp

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Jessica Alba’s Honest Company CEO Has a New Startup Called Hollar

recode.net — Brian Lee has already started three companies, and he's still running one of them, Honest Company, as CEO. That hasn't stopped him from starting a fourth. The serial entrepreneur has raised around $5 million for a new shopping app that multiple sources describe as a digital incarnation of a dollar store.
Aug 26, 2015

Scoop: Brian Lee, CEO of Jessica Alba's Honest Co., has raised $$ for a new shopping app that is a digital $1 store on.recode.net/1hdlgPz

Aug 26, 2015

Brian Lee, CEO of Jessica Alba’s Honest Co., has new startup on the side: Hollar, a digital dollar store on.recode.net/1hdlgPz

Amazon Will Bring You Booze in One Hour, Starting in Seattle

cnbc.com — Glow Images | Getty Images Finally, a really good reason to use Amazon's one-hour delivery service. (Tweet This ) The e-commerce company has started to offer one- and two-hour delivery of beer, wine and hard liquor with the launch of its Prime Now service in the Seattle area, the company announced today.

Amazon Will Bring You Booze in One Hour, Starting in Seattle

recode.net — Finally, a really good reason to use Amazon's one-hour delivery service. The e-commerce company has started to offer one- and two-hour delivery of beer, wine and hard liquor with the launch of its Prime Now service in the Seattle area, the company announced today. Seattle is the first U.S.

Will Mobile's Massive Growth Ever Equal Real Revenue?

adage.com — Three years ago Andy Wasef, head of mobile and emerging platforms at media agency MEC, sat on a panel exploring how to drive mobile ad growth. He issued a charge to his fellow panelists -- executives at ad agencies, marketing trade groups and publishers: Let's learn from the mistakes of how advertising appears and is measured online and not duplicate them on mobile phones.

A Top Amazon Executive Just Departed for the Second Time in a Year

recode.net — Will the second time be the charm? Jon McCormack, the chief technology officer of the Amazon unit that makes devices such as the Kindle and Fire TV, has left the company for the second time in less than a year, according to a source.
Aug 24, 2015

ATAP, Google's "epic shit" research unit, nabbed an exec from Amazon. recode.net/2015/08/24/a-t…

Aug 24, 2015

Scoop: Amazon's CTO of its consumer devices group just left for the second time in a year. This time to Google. on.recode.net/1Pv0Hcs

Aug 24, 2015

RT @DelRey: Scoop: Amazon's CTO of its consumer devices group just left for the second time in a year. This time to Google. on.recode.net/1Pv0Hcs

Aug 24, 2015

RT @DelRey: Scoop: Amazon's CTO of its consumer devices group just left for the second time in a year. This time to Google. on.recode.net/1Pv0Hcs

Former ESPN Star Bill Simmons Says New Podcast to Launch October 1

recode.net — Grantland It won't be called the "B.S. Report" anymore, but Bill Simmons' podcast is coming back October 1. Simmons, the sports blogger-turned-commentator who recently landed at HBO after an unceremonious exit from ESPN, announced the news on Twitter on Monday morning. FYI: my podcast returns on October 1st. New name, new sponsors.

One of Tech’s Best Investors Keeps Passing on Deals Because Valuations Are Too Damn High

recode.net — Jeremy Levine knows a good deal when he sees one. As a top venture capitalist at Bessemer Venture Partners, he has invested in Pinterest, LinkedIn, Yelp and Shopify well before they reached peak popularity and watched as the last three went public.
Aug 23, 2015

RT @Recode: Why one of tech's top investors has led just one deal over the last 20 months on.recode.net/1h4Ghf0 by @DelRey pic.twitter.com/YYlQrK0sFT

Aug 23, 2015

One of Tech’s Best Investors Keeps Passing on Deals Because Valuations Are Too Damn High, He Says on.recode.net/1h4Ghf0

Aug 23, 2015

Top investor @jeremyl has passed on deal after deal in last 20 months rather than offer valuations he deems too rich recode.net/2015/08/23/one…

Aug 23, 2015

One of tech's top investors keeps passing on deals bc their valuations are too high on.recode.net/1h4Ghf0 via @DelRey

Aug 24, 2015

What VC @jeremyl thinks plummeting stocks mean for startup investors. (cut from this story) recode.net/2015/08/23/one… pic.twitter.com/msOD9Sogrt

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Aug 31, 2015

Me after spending an hour trying to force medicine down my kid's throat gph.is/15pUV6C?tc=1

Aug 31, 2015

Amazon looked at Netflix acquisition when much much cheaper and prob regrets now. At $50b mkt cap, too $$ for Apple? twitter.com/variety/status…

Aug 31, 2015

@iankar_ if this story was any thinner, it'd be invisible

Aug 31, 2015

Who would be one person you'd want to hear get grilled on stage from payments or digital banking world?

Aug 31, 2015

The departure of top PayPal exec Hill Ferguson means former Braintree CEO Bill Ready gains more power on.recode.net/1KXNFRh

Aug 31, 2015

Scoop: The head of PayPal's consumer business, Hill Ferguson, is out in a management shakeup on.recode.net/1KXNFRh

Aug 31, 2015

RT @Recode: Amazon's Fire TV box is still out of stock. Looks like a new one on the way. on.recode.net/1EvZC46 by @DelRey pic.twitter.com/rzsDAuJDck

Aug 31, 2015

@nytmedia @emilysteel this feels like a @fmanjoo questio but one i have wondered about myself

Aug 31, 2015

@amir don't know why people even think to include


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