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Kim Kardashian's Emoji App Is Topping Apple's Charts — Reality television star Kim Kardashian's latest mobile app is topping Apple's charts, and could be her next big money maker. In December 2015, Kardashian expanded her empire of apps with a new emoji app, aptly titled Kimoji.

LinkedIn Shares Are in a Scary Place Right Now — LinkedIn Corp's shares plunged about 35 percent on Friday, wiping out nearly $9 billion of market value, after the social network for professionals shocked Wall Street with a revenue forecast that fell far short of expectations. The stock sank to a three-year low of $124.51 in early trading, registering its sharpest decline since the company's high-profile public listing in 2011.

Apple Pay Is Now Accepted At More Than Two Million Retail Locations — Shoppers can use Apple's mobile-payment service, Apple Pay, at more than 2 million retail stores, highlighting its growing acceptance by merchants as an alternative to cash and credit card swiping. Apple, which released the new adoption numbers on Thursday, also said that Crate & Barrel, Chick-fil-A, and Au Bon Pain would soon accept the mobile payments service.

Revel Tapped For All Retail Point Of Sale Registers At Super Bowl — Revel Systems, a company that sells an iPad point of sale register to merchants, has already scored a touchdown at this year's Super Bowl. Registers from the Silicon Valley payments upstart and Square-rival will power all retail transactions at Levi's Stadium during the game on Sunday.

Fashion Designers Are Betting On Kim Kardashian's Game — Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is trying to earn more money for her hit mobile game, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, by selling designer clothes to players who want to outfit their avatars in high-fashion. Kardashian revealed Wednesday that users can buy virtual coats, tops, and pants by legendary Chanel and Fendi designer Karl Lagerfeld.

Mall CEO Backtracks On Amazon Bookstore Plans — The shopping mall CEO who said that Amazon planned to open hundreds of bricks and mortar stores in malls across the U.S. has backtracked on his statements. Sandeep Mathrani, the CEO of real estate and mall development company General Growth Properties, said Tuesday that the e-commerce giant intended to open 300 to 400 physical bookstores in the U.S.

Square's New Chip Card Readers Land In Apple Retail Stores — Payments technology company Square expanded the reach of its new credit card readers Tuesday, debuting the new hardware for sale at all Apple retail locations in the U.S. and on Apple's web store. The readers, which cost $49, are also available for sale on Square's website.

Handshake Will Help You Find Your Next Intern — "Do you know any good engineers we can recruit?" That was one of the most common questions Michigan Tech college student Garrett Lord fielded during the summer he interned at hot data company Palantir. And when he returned to school after his internship, fellow engineering students also swarmed him, asking if he could connect them with other Silicon Valley startups.

Amazon To Open Hundreds Of Bookstores — Is Amazon about to follow in the footsteps of the bookstores it put out of business? According to The Wall Street Journal, the e-commerce giant intends to open 300 to 400 physical bookstores in the U.S., citing a shopping mall CEO with knowledge of the plans.

This Startup Is Taking On Victoria's Secret — The hunt for a well-fitting bra just got a lot easier. Instead tackling the crowds and throngs of women at Victoria's Secret, I recently tried out a new service from Silicon Valley upstart ThirdLove that lets women shop and get fitted for lingerie from their home.
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Feb 05, 2016

RT @davepell: Congrats to the excellent @suneel on the acquisition of Rise by One Medical.…

Feb 05, 2016

RT @TechCrunch: One Medical Acquires Rise, A Nutrition Coaching App by @mattlynley

Feb 05, 2016

RT @suneel: The @rise team is pumped to bring this technology to many more lives.…

Feb 05, 2016

Rise acquired by One Medical. So proud of my husband @suneel and the @rise team. Amazing things ahead!… via @dmac1

Feb 01, 2016

Google CFO Ruth Porat: Most of Alphabet's biggest moonshots are within Google itself, including machine learning and virtual reality.

Feb 01, 2016

Most of the revenue growth in @google's 'other bets' category came from Nest, Fiber and Verily (formerly Google Life Sciences).

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