Publication: Vator.tv

First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 20 mins ago - 1 reports

Amazon surprises with strong Q1 and surging net income

Good news, everybody! Amazon had an in-line quarter with higher-than-expected revenue! Whatever that means.That’s right, it’s time for another quarterly earnings report from our favorite company-that-seems-to-be-completely-unaffected-by-quarterly-earnings-reports. ... [Published Vator.tv - 4 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 25 mins ago - 1 reports

Lyft takes off: hits 24 new cities in one day

When Lyft  raised $250 million  earlier this month, making it the most heavily funded on-demand transportation company, it promised to use that money to expand its presence, both domestically and internationally.And, hey, that's exactly what the company ... [Published Vator.tv - 3 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 31 mins ago - 1 reports

Facebook acquires fitness tracking app Moves

(Updated to reflect comment from Facebook)I know that Facebook is looking to branch out, but is it now going to be moving into the exercise space?The company has purchased exercise app Moves, it was announced in a blog post on Thursday. No financial terms ... [Published Vator.tv - 9 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Security testing platform Synack raises $7.5M

With the heartbleed bug making headlines, and retailers like Target, Neiman Marcus and Michaels all have their system hacked, its a pretty unnerving time for most people. We have to think twice before trusting websites with our information, and brick ... [Published Vator.tv - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Facebook beats the street, loses long time CFO Ebersman

Shares of Facebook are up a modest 2.5% in after-hours trading Wednesday, after the company posted first quarter results that came out ahead of Wall Street expectations.Facebook shares had dropped 2.65% or $1.67, to $61.63 a share in regular trading.In ... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 23 2014]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Today's Entrepreneur: Nanxi Liu

Today's Entrepreneur is Nanxi Liu , CEO and Co-Founder of Enplug , which is  a next generation digital out of home network. Enplug operates a network of over 200 interactive displays (and growing rapidly) located in high quality, high traffic venues such ... [Published Vator.tv - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Funding startups can change an entire region

Can capital be redistributed to ignite economic development? Can we change how philanthropic dollars are used to address poverty by leveraging emerging tech? Can we change the future of an entire region by funding startups?St. Louis nonprofit  Arch Grants ... [Published Vator.tv - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

It's official: Amazon wins after striking deal with HBO

It’s unofficially official: Amazon has won. It’s won the subscription video-on-demand wars, it’s won the content wars…it’s won the Internet.Amazon announced today that it has landed the much-coveted role of the first subscription video-on-demand service ... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Apple wows with strong quarter and high iPhone sales

Now here’s a change for the better: Apple surprised with a solid March quarter , no doubt driven largely by China, which accounted for more than 20% of Apple’s total revenue for the quarter.All told, Apple generated $45.6 billion in revenue with a net ... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 24 2014]
Entities: Apple Inc, Tim Cook, iPhone
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 1 reports

Social learning platform Declara raises $16M

My mother works in education and I talk to her all the time about what I think is wrong with the education system in this country. To me, its not what kids are learning, its how they are learning it. They learn data, but not how to apply it to anything, ... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Zynga sees double digit audience growth on mobile in Q1

Shares of Zynga  are up 3% in after-hours trading Wedneday, after the company posted first-quarter results that beat Wall Street expectations in terms of revenue but fell in line with EPS.The company had seen its stock go drop 3.07% in regular tradin ... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Communications provider CorvisaCloud raises $30M

A few months back I ordered a pizza from GrubHub. The order was an hour late, so you know what they did? They gave me $25 toward my next order, essentially making my meal free. I was so shocked by the good customer service that i had to write about it ... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 23 2014]

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...recognized a need for reliable transportation options everywhere, in cities of all sizes, regardless of the level of car ownership," Lyft wrote. "From Albuquerque to Newark and beyond, these cities have strong community roots and local hometown pride that make them all great fits for Lyft."
The Moves app will continue to operate independently, the company revealed, " and there are no plans to change that or commingle data with Facebook." Still, they make it sound as though the team will be working on Facebook's existing services, though what exactly those would be were not specified
"It's Important to not that there is never going to be silver bullet that solves every issue, so we have to innovate," Kaplan said. "Our solution is a fundamentally needed service that is essential for any holistic security program."
" Facebook's  business is strong and growing, and this quarter was a great start to 2014," Mark Zuckerberg said in a statement . "We've made some long term bets on the future while staying focused on executing and improving our core products and business. We're in great position to continue making progress towards our mission."

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Lyft takes off: hits 24 new cities in one day [Published Vator.tv - 3 hours ago]
Amazon surprises with strong Q1 and surging net... [Published Vator.tv - 4 hours ago]
Funding startups can change an entire region [Published Vator.tv - 9 hours ago]
Today's Entrepreneur: Nanxi Liu [Published Vator.tv - 9 hours ago]
Facebook acquires fitness tracking app Moves [Published Vator.tv - 9 hours ago]
Security testing platform Synack raises $7.5M [Published Vator.tv - 14 hours ago]
Apple wows with strong quarter and high iPhone ... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 24 2014]
Facebook beats the street, loses long time CFO ... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 23 2014]
Zynga sees double digit audience growth on mobi... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 23 2014]
It's official: Amazon wins after striking deal ... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 23 2014]
Communications provider CorvisaCloud raises $30M [Published Vator.tv - Apr 23 2014]
Social learning platform Declara raises $16M [Published Vator.tv - Apr 23 2014]
WhatsApp reaches 500M users, but is growth slow... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 22 2014]
Majority of Americans over 55 now own a smartphone [Published Vator.tv - Apr 22 2014]
AT&T is on the hunt for a Netflix killer [Published Vator.tv - Apr 22 2014]
Twitter opens native ads platform to all publis... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 22 2014]
Mitch Kapor: Oakland is on the 'cutting edge' [Published Vator.tv - Apr 22 2014]
Today's Entrepreneur: Tejal Shah [Published Vator.tv - Apr 22 2014]
The new venture landscape [Published Vator.tv - Apr 22 2014]
Netflix to raise prices to cover ISP "tolls"? [Published Vator.tv - Apr 22 2014]
Travel planning service Utrip raises $750k [Published Vator.tv - Apr 22 2014]
Pinterest referral traffic shoots up 48% in Q1 [Published Vator.tv - Apr 22 2014]
AT&T has 21 new cities in mind to expand fiber ... [Published Vator.tv - Apr 21 2014]
Birchbox raises $60M for monthly beauty boxes [Published Vator.tv - Apr 21 2014]
Retargeting platform AdRoll raises $70M [Published Vator.tv - Apr 21 2014]
Airbnb will fight NYC subpoena in court on Tuesday [Published Vator.tv - Apr 21 2014]
Facebook reportedly set to debut mobile ad network [Published Vator.tv - Apr 21 2014]
Beats Music adds in-app subscriptions to iOS [Published Vator.tv - Apr 19 2014]
Facebook gives Paper its first update [Published Vator.tv - Apr 19 2014]
Funding roundup - week ending 4/18/14 [Published Vator.tv - Apr 18 2014]
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