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Snap goes back to the drawing board as Wall Street frowns

Snap goes back to the drawing board as Wall Street frowns

Written by on November 8, 2017 in Features, News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Snap Inc is redesigning its disappearing-message app Snapchat in an attempt to reach a broader audience, going back to the drawing board as Wall Street clobbered it for another quarter of slowing user growth. The Venice, California-based firm, whose March stock market debut was the hottest of any tech stock in years, reported […]

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News highlights – 17 September 2017

News highlights – 17 September 2017

Written by on September 18, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 17 September 2017 Amazon aims for ‘cat walk to your door’ service LONDON (Reuters) – Online retailer Amazon aims to take the “see now, buy now” model of making clothes seen in catwalk shows quickly available to consumers to a new level, offering one-hour delivery on items shown in a fashion show […]

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CNN begins to stream ‘The Update’ on Snapchat

CNN begins to stream ‘The Update’ on Snapchat

Written by on August 22, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – CNN on Monday began streaming “The Update,” a daily show on Snapchat featuring at least five news stories each episode from reporters and bureaus around the world, to attract younger viewers. CNN, NBC and other networks are creating more digital content to reach millennials, who increasingly get their news from social media. CNN […]

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News highlights – 19 June

News highlights – 19 June

Written by on June 20, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 19 June Trump meets tech company CEOs in bid to make government systems more efficient WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump met on Monday with the heads of 18 U.S. technology companies including Apple Inc, Amazon.com Inc and Microsoft Corp, seeking their help to make the government’s computing systems more efficient. Read […]

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Is Snap betting the farm on beating Facebook with hardware?

Is Snap betting the farm on beating Facebook with hardware?

Written by on February 20, 2017 in Features with 0 Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Snap Inc takes to the road in London on Monday to promote its initial public offering with a daring proposition: that it can build hot-selling hardware gadgets and ad-friendly software features fast enough to stay one step ahead of Facebook. No longer just a purveyor of a smartphone app for disappearing […]

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Ex employee of Snapchat accuses company of misleading investors

Ex employee of Snapchat accuses company of misleading investors

Written by on January 5, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – A former employee has dragged Snapchat to court accusing the messaging app of misleading investors and trading partners to drive up its initial public offering, the Hollywood Reporter said citing a court document. In the lawsuit filed on Wednesday in a California court by Anthony Pompliano, who earlier worked with Facebook Inc, also […]

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News highlights – 15 November

News highlights – 15 November

Written by on November 16, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 15 November Open AI to run large scale experiments on Azure (Reuters) – OpenAI, the non-profit artificial intelligence (AI) research firm backed by Tesla Motors Inc’s Elon Musk and other prominent tech executives, has signed an agreement to run most of its large-scale experiments on Microsoft Corp’s flagship cloud service, Azure. Read […]

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News highlights – 12 October

News highlights – 12 October

Written by on October 13, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

News highlights for 12 October Amazon challenges Apple and Spotify with new music streaming service (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday launched a full-fledged music streaming service with subscriptions as low as $3.99 per month for owners of its Amazon Echo speaker, accelerating the industry trend toward more flexible pricing after years of sticking to […]

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Obama tries for young people with Snapchat

Obama tries for young people with Snapchat

Written by on January 11, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House said on Monday that it had joined Snapchat, marking the Obama administration’s latest move to reach a younger generation of Americans through social media. The administration has made outreach through non-traditional media platforms a top focus ahead of President Barack Obama’s last State of the Union address, which is […]

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The changing face of live news coverage – Snapchat

The changing face of live news coverage – Snapchat

Written by on December 4, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Snapchat, the mobile app featuring photos, videos and messages that disappear in seconds, made its first foray into major breaking news coverage Wednesday with a live stream of the mass shooting in Southern California. Snapchat, valued at $16 billion and with more than 100 million active users, most under the age of 25, […]

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