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BlackBerry Fires 200 in Ontario, Florida in Profit Push

bloomberg.com — BlackBerry Ltd. is firing 75 employees at its Florida office as the smartphone and software maker continues its efforts to trim costs. BlackBerry's job cuts at its Sunrise, Florida, location will take place this month, according to information posted by the state's Department of Economic Opportunity on its website.

Twitter’s periscope working on product to monitor harassment

livemint.com — Twitter's periscope is working on a tool to help automatically monitor accounts for harassment within livestreamed video clips shared by users San Francisco: Twitter Inc.'s Periscope is working on a tool to help automatically monitor accounts for harassment or offensive actions within livestreamed video clips shared by users.

Twitter's Periscope Working on Product to Monitor Harassment

bloomberg.com — Twitter Inc.'s Periscope is working on a tool to help automatically monitor accounts for harassment or offensive actions within livestreamed video clips shared by users. An algorithm for spotting harassment, in combination with user reports, will help the operators of the mobile application handle the issue with more transparency, according to Kayvon Beykpour, Periscope's chief executive officer.
Jan 12, 2016

Twitter's Periscope is working on a technical solution to the harassment problem: bloomberg.com/news/articles/… said on. TV w/ @emilychangtv

Jan 12, 2016

RT @sarahfrier: Twitter's Periscope is working on a technical solution to the harassment problem: bloomberg.com/news/articles/… said on. TV w/ @emilychangtv

Snapchat's Daily Mobile Video Views Said to Rival Facebook's

bloomberg.com — Snapchat Inc. is turning into a mobile-video juggernaut. The social-media company delivers more than 7 billion video clips each day, people with knowledge of the matter said. That rivals the amount watched on Facebook Inc., which has 15 times as many users.
Jan 11, 2016

Snapchat's daily video views: 7 billion, gaining on $FB bloom.bg/1OLPy9C

Jan 11, 2016

RT @sarahfrier: Snapchat's daily video views: 7 billion, gaining on $FB bloom.bg/1OLPy9C

Jan 11, 2016

Snapchat delivers more than 7 billion video clips daily -- closing in on Facebook's 8 billion daily video views: bloom.bg/1On83xn

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Michael Moritz Amends Remarks About Lack of Female Investors at Sequoia

bloomberg.com — Michael Moritz, the chairman of Sequoia Capital and one of the most successful investors in Silicon Valley history, has amended his televised remarks on the lack of women partners at his firm. Discussing the topic on Bloomberg TV's Studio 1.0, Moritz said, "We look very hard.
Dec 03, 2015

Imagine if Sequoia "took a risk" like Don Valentine took on Mike Moritz four decades ago bloom.bg/1MZnDkk pic.twitter.com/bnAkFRyJK2

Dec 03, 2015

RT @emilychangtv: Imagine if Sequoia "took a risk" like Don Valentine took on Mike Moritz four decades ago bloom.bg/1MZnDkk pic.twitter.com/bnAkFRyJK2

Dec 03, 2015

RT @BloombergTV: Moritz clarifies remarks about lack of female partners at @Sequoia after social media uproar bloom.bg/1MZnDkk pic.twitter.com/HSicsqBoXo

Dec 04, 2015

In 43 years, Mike Moritz says Sequoia has been unable to find one qualified female VC: bloomberg.com/news/articles/… #BULLSHITLIES

Dec 04, 2015

Must say I wasn't offended the first time "Michael Moritz Amends Remarks About Lack of Female Investors at Sequoia" bloom.bg/1MZnDkk

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LinkedIn’s Hoffman: Half of Tech ‘Unicorns’ May Not Succeed

bloomberg.com — Reid Hoffman, the venture capitalist who co-founded LinkedIn Corp., said many private companies with multibillion-dollar valuations are unlikely to see those values recognized in the public markets. There are currently more than 140 closely held startups with valuations topping $1 billion, a designation that used to be so rare any company reaching it was known as a "unicorn," according to a database by CB Insights.
Nov 17, 2015

Reid Hoffman says only 1/3 to 1/2 of the 140+ "unicorn" companies will succeed: bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Nov 17, 2015

RT @sarahfrier: Reid Hoffman says only 1/3 to 1/2 of the 140+ "unicorn" companies will succeed: bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Nov 17, 2015

RT @sarahfrier: Reid Hoffman says only 1/3 to 1/2 of the 140+ "unicorn" companies will succeed: bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

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Alibaba to Invest in U.S. Startups as Part of Expansion Plan

bloomberg.com — Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. will invest in startups in the U.S. and help bring them to China as part of its expansion plan, said Jack Ma, chairman of the e-commerce platform. "I want our team to invest in high-technology startups in the states and help them to grow," he said in an interview on Bloomberg TV on Wednesday in Beijing.

Microsoft CEO Says Startup ‘Overfunding’ Will Cause Correction

bloomberg.com — Too much funding and high values in the technology startup world has the industry bucking for a correction even as it fuels innovation, Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella said. "The beauty of overfunding is lots of ideas get to flourish," Nadella said in an interview with Bloomberg Television's Emily Chang at a Dell conference in Austin, Texas.
Oct 21, 2015

Microsoft CEO Says Startup `Overfunding' Will Cause Correction bloomberg.com/news/articles/… from @emilychangtv's great Q&A at dell conf this am

Oct 21, 2015

Nadella told @emilychangtv startup overfunding is great for innovation but will lead to a bust: bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Oct 21, 2015

He estimated 10-15 of the say 150 unicorns will make very successful companies: bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Oct 21, 2015

RT @dinabass: Nadella told @emilychangtv startup overfunding is great for innovation but will lead to a bust: bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Oct 21, 2015

RT @dinabass: Nadella told @emilychangtv startup overfunding is great for innovation but will lead to a bust: bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

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Dell Says He Plans 'Pretty Rapid' Reduction of EMC-Related Debt

bloomberg.com — Michael Dell said trimming debt for the massive deal to combine his namesake company with EMC Corp. should progress relatively quickly in the next couple of years. Dell sees "pretty rapid" debt reduction in the next 18 to 24 months, he said in an interview with Bloomberg Television on Wednesday.

Sequoia’s Michael Moritz Q&A: Venture Capital Is ‘High-Risk Poker’

bloomberg.com — During the 2008 financial crisis, Sequoia Capital coined a phrase that neatly encapsulated the pain felt by its fellow venture capitalists and technology companies: "RIP Good Times." Michael Moritz, the firm's chairman and a British honorary knight, has been mulling over new ways to describe what's happening now.
Oct 16, 2015

My chat with @Sequoia's Mike Moritz on leadership, unicorns & VC as "High-Risk Poker" bloom.bg/1hJAtYx pic.twitter.com/VLdunYbcEQ

Oct 16, 2015

RT @technology: Q&A with Sequoia’s Michael Moritz: Venture capital is "high-risk poker" bloom.bg/1hJAtYx by @emilychangtv

Oct 17, 2015

Things are going to "come a cropper" -- @sequoia's Mike Moritz on the fate of unicorns bloom.bg/1hJAtYx pic.twitter.com/J9JNzxH2Ro

Oct 17, 2015

If 2008 = "RIP Good Times," 2015 = "Gravity Hasn't Been Repealed." ~ Moritz bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Oct 20, 2015

Sequoia’s Michael Moritz Q&A: Venture Capital Is ‘High-Risk Poker’ bloom.bg/1hJAtYx via @business

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Feb 10, 2016

RT @sarahfrier: Twitter users flat/down, sales to be lower than expected, lots of change to come bloomberg.com/news/articles/… $TWTR

Feb 10, 2016

RT @sarahfrier: .@jack: "2016 is definitely going to be a year of additions. My primary focus is on recruiting, and recruiting more to our leadership team."

Feb 10, 2016

Monthly active users -- excluding SMS -- actually declined to 305 million from 307 last Q via @business

Feb 10, 2016

Twitter total MAUs 320m vs 324m estimated, revenue comes in in-line via @business

Feb 09, 2016

Redditors -- change is a-coming! CEO Steve Huffman on revamping, monetization, harassment bloom.bg/1Xhpc1j pic.twitter.com/Xsa9m4pAJP


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