This week, digital payments platform Square Inc. bought Yik Yak's entire engineering team, paying under $3 million for a group of less than ten personnel.
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- Alas, Poor Yik Yak: Social Net Loses Engineers, Users
Tuesday Apr 25, 2017
- Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Pledges $5M to Home Down Payments for Teachers
By Staff Writer - Monday Jun 19, 2017
When housing costs too much or educators have to commute from far away, there’s rapid teacher turnover that hurts students. That’s why Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s philanthropy vehicle is funding home down payment assistance for roughly 60 educators and support staff at three schools near Facebook’s headquarters. The $45 billion Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is putting […]
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- Chan Zuckerberg Initiative pledges $5M to home down payments for teachers
By Josh Constine - Wednesday Jun 14, 2017
When housing costs too much or educators have to commute from far away, there’s rapid teacher turnover that hurts students. That’s why Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s philanthropy vehicle is funding home down payment assistance for roughly 60 educators and support staff at three schools near Facebook’s headquarters. The $45 billion Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is… Read More
- What Snapchat Teaches About Teen Marketing
Thursday Feb 9, 2017
So far, the year's top business story has been the long-awaited Snap Inc. IPO. The company plans to go public next month in a $3 billion offering which could give it a market cap of up to $25 billion.The IPO outlines how the company's signature Snapchat product boasts 158 million daily users, who consume over 10 billion videos each day. Snap Inc. grossed over $400 million in revenue last year andis aiming for $1 billion this year.
- Americans Go Big On P2P Payments
Friday May 12, 2017
Thirty-six percent of U.S. adults are currently using P2P payment services, including 62% of millennials.
- Google Launches Mobile Payment System
Friday May 19, 2017
Capping off a week full of mobile announcements for Google, the search giant just unveiled a new payment system tied directly to users' existing accounts.With the new Google Payment API, so-called,third party developers can charge consumers through their Google accounts, while it will assume responsibility for security and processing.
- Tech Titans Make Pilgrimage to White House to Discuss Government Systems
By CECILIA KANG - Tuesday Jun 20, 2017
Timothy Cook, Jeff Bezos and Eric Schmidt were among 18 tech executives at a forum held by an administration they have had conflicts with.
- Programmatic, Mobile Payments Lead Marketing Tech Adoption
Wednesday Jun 21, 2017
A new report by the Data & Marketing Association (DMA) finds that programmatic advertising and mobile payments are the leading technologies being adopted by marketers today with 32% and 31% of themarketers surveyed using them, respectively. Notably, virtual reality (VR) and beacon technology lagged behind with only 7% and 4% of those surveyed using them, respectively.