Former Snap Inc. and Facebook executive Sriram Krishnan is joining Twitter as senior director of product. Krishnan announced via tweet that he will start at Twitter Oct. 2, saying, "I'm going to be joining Twitter and become a part of #theflock to work with the fantastic product team there. As someone who uses Twitter a...
Saudi Arabia asks Snap Inc to remove Al Jazeera Discover Publisher Channel in the kingdom citing violation of local law.
Snap Inc. said it received a request from the Saudi Arabian government to block access to Al Jazeera news articles and videos on its Snapchat social-media app to residents in the country.
Snapchat is opening its popular Discover platform for college newspapers, creating even more content targeted at its core demographic of generations Y and Z. Today, Snap Inc. announced the debut of Campus Publisher Stories, partnering with schools across the U.S. In a blog post, Snap said each school will have an editorial team that will...
With over 5,000 enterprise customers and $147 million raised from investors, Datadog Inc. is one of the better established players in the cloud monitoring market. Now, the company is looking to further expand its reach with the newly announced acquisition of Paris-based Logmatic.io. Show More Summary
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. has acquired Boston, Massachusetts-based cloud solutions provider Cloud Technology Partners Inc. (CTP). Founded in 20010, CTP assists companies in planning, designing and building cloud solutions for applications and infrastructures that aims to reduce IT costs, streamline operations and accelerate time to market. Show More Summary
Newspaper publisher Tronc has acquired the New York Daily News, a storied tabloid newspaper that won a Pulitzer Prize this year but has been buffeted by the changing media environment. Chicago-based Tronc Inc., the publisher of the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune, announced the deal Monday night, and...
Data storage giant Western Digital Corp. said on Monday its completed the acquisition of cloud services company called Upthere Inc. for an undisclosed fee. Upthere is an interesting startup founded in 2012 that offers consumers a single, cloud-based storage space to keep their photos, videos, music and other files. Show More Summary
Snap Inc VP Content Nick Bell said today that a move into scripted programming should happen “before the end of the year.” Bell made the comments during a keynote session here at the Edinburgh International Television Festival. He called...Show More Summary
While CEO Evan Spiegel may be the ultimate decision-maker at Snap, he can't pull all the strings by himself. Since he started Snapchat with cofounder Bobby Murphy in 2011, Spiegel has surrounded himself with a team of seasoned deputies...Show More Summary
Three of Snap Inc.’s top executives sold their first batch of company shares, picking up an estimated $9.3 million, according to federal disclosures. Employees at the Snapchat maker became free Monday to sell shares awarded through options or other compensation plans. Restrictions in place after...
New and aggressive traders often enjoy searching for that elusive trend reversal trade, also known as “Bottom Fishing” or “Catching a Falling Knife.” We’re seeing this type of activity pick up in Snap Inc (SNAP) as price – in a downtrend – made yet another new low. Was $12.00 the bottom traders have been fishing […]
The buzz has been big around Snapchat lately. In fact, in March, Snap, Inc., the company responsible for the popular video messaging app, went public in what is said to be the biggest tech IPO since...
Appaloosa Management, the $7 billion hedge fund founded by David Tepper, sold off all of its 100,000 shares of Snap, Inc. during the second quarter, according to regulatory documents filed Monday. The stake is valued at around $1.26Show More Summary
Sling CEO Roger Lynch has been named the CEO and president of Pandora starting September 18th. He will also join the board of directors. Additionally, Michael Lynton, current chairman of Snap Inc. and former CEO / chairman of Sony Entertainment, will join the board. _____________________________________ Pandora (NYSE: P) has announced...
Take a selfie with Pikachu! ??????Our Pikachu Lens is available now on Snapchat for a limited time: https://t.co/hOCWNkQWmB pic.twitter.com/GX8mY7hPYI — Pokémon (@Pokemon) August 14, 2017 The Pokémon Company has partnered with Snap Inc....Show More Summary
(Reuters) — Bond investors on Friday gave a $1.8 billion boost to Tesla Inc’s balance sheet by snapping up the electric car maker’s first foray into the U.S. junk bond market, where yield-hungry investors have raced to lock in relatively higher returns. Those robust returns, however, have shrunk as a strong reservoir of cash ready […]
Share prices continue to sink for Snap Inc, the camera company behind the popular Snapchat application, with prices dipping as low as $11.90 on Friday. The company’s share prices have continuously tumbled since its original foray into...Show More Summary
Dan Loeb’s Third Point hedge fund, which manages roughly $17.5 billion in assets, has sold its entire stake in Snap Inc., according to regulatory filings released late Friday. Third Point had originally purchased 2.25 million sharesShow More Summary
Snap Inc. has confirmed the price tags for its acquisitions of Zenly and Placed. The Snapchat maker paid $213 million in cash for Zenly in May and $135 million for Placed in July, according to documents filed with the SEC on Friday. Reports...Show More Summary